Saturday, November 01, 2008


Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
This first book in the Southern Vampire Mysteries series finds our Louisiana waitress heroine Sookie falling in love with vampire Bill. Of course, lots of folks don't approve and there's been a series of murders that seem to have been perpetrated by a vampire. Or were they?
I've known about these books for quite a while now but I avoided them because I figured they were geared more toward a female audience. I was right but my curiosity got the better of me because HBO and Alan Ball has created a series (True Blood) based on the books. So, I figured if I was going to eventually see the series, I should see if the books are any good.
The book was good but, like I said, totally more appealing to women. Way too much sitting around making goo-goo eyes, drinking each other's blood during sex, and that kind of stuff for me. I can see why the series is popular but I won't be reading any more of them.

1 comment:

becca said...

The Sookie ones are my least favorite of her series.
I am loving the newest ones- Grave Sight, Grave Surprise.
However, all of them are directed toward women, so you probably won't be thrilled with any of them. :) At least none of the others have "drinking each other's blood during sex" as part of their general make-up.