I think this book is cleverly written and creatively read. Susan Bennet does an awesome job giving the characters personality as well as making you laugh with her unique voices. I think a narrator makes or breaks the enjoyment of an audiobook and this one definitely makes it enjoyable!
Yes, the vampire craze has been worn out but this book is worth the read. It's a cute little love story wrapped in young, sarcastic, vampire humor. It's not elaborate like Discovery of Witches or dull and unsubstantial like Twilight but a good halfway point. Worth a credit!
Grandma bibliophile! Audible books make reading with an active life possible.
This book was so entertaining I had to buy the next two books in the series. This book had me cracking up. Jody starts out clueless, and she is running from her maker, and stalking him at the same time. C. Thomas Flood is her human "minion, helper, boyfriend" and simple country-boy writer. Unforgettable characters and surprises made this an exceptionally fun read. I will listen to this series again in the future.
Just above the middle...I really had fun listening to this one,
needs more practice
I would rather go to dinner with the author...the others might TAKE ME AS DINNER!!!
this will be one of my down mood books because it was fun, would like to hear more from this author..........jd
A funny take on vampires. Christopher Moore is a great author. Whenever I want a book that doesn't have the potential to bore me I check out a new C.M. book. You never know where he's gonna go.
The best reader I have ever heard. Every crazy character distinct and, in my opinion, performed to perfection. In fact, it started me on a whole Christopher Moore kick. But this series...oh, I just love it. Funny as hell and I'm even sick of vampires! Did I say I love Susan Bennett's performance? Excuse me! Worth repeating, though, and I RARELY give anything 5 stars.
The originality and humor. I don't think I've ever laughed so much listening to any other audiobook.
Her characterization. Every thing you could ever want in a narrator.
Wouldn't change a thing...when you find out why it's called that...again, it's worth reading (or hearing) just for that scene.
For me audio books are made or broken by the narrator. I love Christopher Moore and I think that Susan Bennett did an outstanding job.
Gothic, Funny, Sarcastic
Interview With a Vampire meets Zany Comedy with a good dose of Great (well-defined) characters mixed in.
C. Thomas Flood, despite the fact that C means absolutely nothing. His oung naivety mixed with his good heart and sense of sarcasm come together to create a great character.
Jodi, however, is also a great character for completely different reasons. She's a very strong female lead that grew upon me more nad more as the boook went on.
Quite a few moments made me laugh out loud.
The way the book ends, however, absolutely shocked me. Not what happens to flood, rather what Flood does to Jodi in order to keep her... That part cracked me up and kind of disturbed me...
Blood Sucking Fiends doesn't add any real originality to the Vampire story as far as Vampire stories go. BUT, this book is squarely a situational comedy more than it is a vampire story. The Vampire story simply serves as a fram in which to introduce these great characters, crazy situations, and laugh out loud moments.
If you're in the mood for some "light" listening that won't make you think too much, but will keep you smiling, look no further.
I loved every thing. It is just so funny. Any time I feel like crap I start listening to this book and I am back to rights within 10 minutes.
The guys turkey bowling on night shift at the Safeway store.
She is fantastic, perfect for this book. She made this book shine.
I woke up under a dumpster, WTF!
Buy it you will love it.
I must say that when I need a break and want a good laugh, I listen to this series. Christopher Moore is very funny. I don't listen to very many books more than once but this is one exception for me.
Environmental engineer with a SciFi/fantasy addiction.
After reading the reviews and listening to the sample I thought this would be a decent light read. The story was fairly entertaining, and the ending was very funny - but I really enjoyed the character development. Jody is not your typical vampire and Flood is hard to pin down, but very silly and endearing. I had a little trouble with the reader - a few times not using the right character voice - but she was decent.
This is not one of my most favorite listens, but definitely near the top and worth listening to again.