Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story [Christopher Moore] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Jody never asked to become a vampire. The complete series list for – Bloodsucking Fiends Christopher Moore. Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history. Bloodsucking Fiends by Christopher Moore – Jody never asked to become a vampire. But when she wakes up under an alley Dumpster with a badly burned arm.

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Views Read Edit View history. It should be acknowledged that it was very bold to write a book in that had so many major plots that openly discussed AIDs. Yeah, there’s a word for that. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! The main thing I can say is it never seemed particular mean or spiteful when he was clearly aiming for edgy. The San Francisco police.


I was really confused in the beginning scene with an Emperor and a Pyramid…it soon becomes clear that the Emperor is a street bum, but the Pyramid I never got. Science, research and public understanding have made these issues not age so well either, but instead of allowing them to detract from the book, let’s just be glad that HIV is no longer thought of as an immediate death sentence, that sick people are not just wandering around the city looking for a gentle way to day; but still recognize that we’ve still got a long way to go.

Let’s say I bkoodsucking Christopher Moore at a convention and instead of being the charming gent I know him to be, he turned out to be a total asshole.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It feels forced, juvenile, desperate. In my opinion, it doesn’t cry out for book club discussions or deep thought.


I much preferred the author’s book A Dirty Job. Lamb, Angel, Dirty Job, Fool, Lust Lizard, Fluke, all meet and exceed the challenge of using seriously unfunny subjects religion, death, Shakespeare, mental illness, science by a Master of Humor The interesting thing about this book is how clearly it illustrates bloodsuckkng evolution of a writer and his novel-crafting skill.

That much is apparent. She would have eaten a half gallon of ice cream friendss stayed up all night thinking about what she was going to do with her life. The humor with the Animals night crew at the Safeway grocery store is so strained…Moore is trying too hard to be wild and waaaaacky!

View all 3 comments. It’s still ridiculous fictional literature, but I enjoyed the characters in Lamb more. The Wongs are excited because they have recently learned that it is legal for two men to marry in San Francisco. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use. Bloodsucking Fiends Trade Paperback I should admit upfront that I’m suffering from a severe case of vampire fatigue; that, coupled with disdain for Christopher Moore based on the only other book of his that I read, means that there really was no chance in the world that Bloodscking was going to enjoy this book, and in fact should never have read it.

The two of them form what moode would n Christopher Moore has an amazing imagination. Love Story Series Author s: But now that it’s concluded, I am thinking I just really like Christopher Moore’s twisted sense of humor and storytelling.

Jody was attacked by a man who bit her neck and left her for dead in an alleyway. This is the first book of his vampire trilogy though I accidentally read You Suck first because I didn’t realize it was a series.


Becoming a vampire has given the twentysomething heroine “a crampless case of rattlesnake PMS”–a grumpy mood in which she realizes that she can dress to the nines as a “Donner Party Barbie” and still end up disillusioned and unhappy, just another slacker doing her own laundry and watching sucky TV ’til the sun rises.

BLOODSUCKING FIENDS by Christopher Moore | Kirkus Reviews

Thomas Flood fits in. Gorgeous year-old Transamerica claims clerk Jody inexplicably never given a surname is habitually unlucky in love until the night she’s attacked by a vampire on her way home from work.

The saving grace was The Emperor and his dogs. This is a really fun book that doesn’t take anything too seriously. Must redeem within 90 days. Despite this, I would still buy his next book in hardcover.

Bloodsucking Fiends

I have better things to do with my time than watch an insecure guy try to stop his vampire ladyfriend from leaving her in progressively creepier and rapier ways. But maybe that is just me. To get to the bottom of the matter, they recruit “the Animals”, Tommy’s crew of stockers from the supermarket, as well as an eccentric street person and his faithful dogs known as ” The Emperor. Jun 01, Athena rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Oct 26, Patrick rated it really liked it Shelves: