We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
Call anytime(888) 283-5051
 >   > 
Bite Me: A Love Story | [Christopher Moore]

Bite Me: A Love Story

"The city of San Francisco is being stalked by a huge shaved vampyre cat named Chet, and only I, Abby Normal, emergency backup mistress of the Greater Bay Area night, and my manga-haired love monkey, Foo Dog, stand between the ravenous monster and a bloody massacre of the general public. Whoa. And this is a love story? Yup."
Regular Price:$26.60
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

"The city of San Francisco is being stalked by a huge, shaved vampyre cat named Chet, and only I, Abby Normal, emergency backup mistress of the Greater Bay Area night, and my manga-haired love monkey, Foo Dog, stand between the ravenous monster and a bloody massacre of the general public. Whoa. And this is a love story? Yup.

"‘Cept there’s no whining. See, while some lovers were born to run, Jody and Tommy were born to bite. Well, reborn, that is, now that they're vampires. Good thing theirs is an undying love, since their Goth Girl Friday, Abby Normal, imprisoned them in a bronze statue. Abby wants to be a blood sucking fiend, too, but right now she’s really busy with other stuff, like breaking in a pair of red vinyl thigh-high Skankenstein® platform boots and wrangling her Ph.D.-candidate boyfriend, Steve (the love monkey). And then there’s that vampire cat Chet, who’s getting bigger and smarter—and thirstier—by the minute. Abby thought she and Steve could handle the kitty cat on their own, mais non."

Before you can say “OMG! WTF?” Tommy and Jody are sprung from captivity, and join forces with Abby, Steve, the frozen-turkey-bowling Safeway crew, the Emperor of San Francisco and his trusty dogs Lazarus and Bummer, Abby’s gay Goth friend Jared, and SF’s finest Cavuto and Rivera to hunt big cat and save the city. And that’s when the fun really begins.

©2010 Christopher Moore (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers

What the Critics Say

"Moore’s most hysterical ‘love story’ to date." (Booklist)

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.3 (1558 )
5 star
 (855)
4 star
 (441)
3 star
 (166)
2 star
 (50)
1 star
 (46)
Overall
4.4 (778 )
5 star
 (447)
4 star
 (220)
3 star
 (72)
2 star
 (21)
1 star
 (18)
Story
4.5 (783 )
5 star
 (552)
4 star
 (160)
3 star
 (33)
2 star
 (18)
1 star
 (20)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Ron Oregon City, OR, United States 03-30-10
    Ron Oregon City, OR, United States 03-30-10 Member Since 2006
    HELPFUL VOTES
    87
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    240
    17
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    6
    0
    Overall
    "WOW!!!"

    Very rarely do I believe anything in life is worthy a perfect score, however Bite Me has earned this exception. Christopher Moore is one of the greatest authors/story-tellers of all time and Bite Me is the epitome of his talent. Very rarely do you come across an author that possesses the talent to evoke our raw emotions, and even rarer in a fictional environment. And not to short change Susan Bennett as her incredible narrative talent and multiple voices most certainly helped bring this story to life.

    I am a big proponent of not spoiling a story and therefore will limit my comments. Rest assured however, Bite Me and the two other books in this series (Blood Sucking Fiends and You Suck) are truly worthy of your time.

    Bite Me does a superb job of tying-up the loose strings left after You Suck. I am in awe of Christopher Moore’s literary ability used to develop the characters over the course of these three novels. I can’t help but feel the same love, compassion and concern one might have for a non fictional character. I now truly understand the meaning (and emotions) of a bitter-sweet ending. Although I believe Bite Me will be the last chapter in this current saga, I do hope the author guy chooses to continue bringing back our favorite characters. Certainly the inspectors will be back and who can’t imagine the fun and troubles of Abby and Lilly. As I don’t want to spoil anything, I will only say that there are two other characters that I hope might find their way back.

    Bottom line; read, re-read and then read again the three Christopher Moore vampire books (or should I say listen to).

    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
  •  
    neonesf1 Miami 03-24-10
    neonesf1 Miami 03-24-10 Listener Since 2008
    HELPFUL VOTES
    98
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    359
    7
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "k-so this book is frickin hilarious!"

    I literaly wet myself I was laughing so hard.

    Mr Moore has outdone himself, and I dont think any other narrater than Susan Bennett could have done this reading justice.

    Listen to this one on the weekend. If your at work or in the car your going to get some strange looks when you burst out laughing.

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
  •  
    colleen ANCHORAGE, AK, United States 03-22-12
    colleen ANCHORAGE, AK, United States 03-22-12 Member Since 2005
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1604
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    151
    101
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    705
    11
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Kayso...."

    You have to read this book. Read it. Listen to it. Sleep with it under your pillow. It's so unblevablly funny I love it!

    16 of 17 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Michael Richmond, VA, USA 04-02-10
    Michael Richmond, VA, USA 04-02-10 Member Since 2010
    HELPFUL VOTES
    25
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    33
    7
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    2
    0
    Overall
    "Great Narration, funny story"

    Christopher Moore yet again writes an incredibly funny sequel to "You Suck: A Love Story" which is a sequel to "Bloodsucking Fiends". This story contains vapirous cats, rats, an emperor and other surprises that keep the story funny and interesting.

    Susan Bennett does a fantastic job narrating the characters in this book. From the cool Jody to the chipper (yet in perpetual despair) teen goth Abby Normal, to the lispy Jarrett, Susan's delivery adds to the funny.

    I highly recommended "Bite Me" to those who can handle a funny (yet at times crude) story that adds new dimensions to the age old vampire story. Also, any potential downloader must not be sensitive to a story containing curse words (the book doesn't overdo cursing, but it is in there and many are very sensitive to it)

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Donna Shaker Heights, OH, United States 03-30-10
    Donna Shaker Heights, OH, United States 03-30-10 Member Since 2010
    HELPFUL VOTES
    40
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    80
    8
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    "He Rocked My Stripy Socks!"

    I loved Blood Sucking Fiends and You Suck. Reading them was funny, listening to the brilliant narrative efforts of Susan Bennett, is downright side splitting. As I am one who can listen while she works, I should have thought better about playing Bite Me while I attempted to do so. I'm sure my co-workers thought I was having seizures while I tried to control my laughter. If there is anything funnier or more entertaining, I have yet to hear it. Without giving anything away, I will say that Mr. Moore is totally brilliant and that his sense of humor lends itself artfully to his work. Hearing is believing and I believe that to not give Bite Me a listen to would truly 'Suck and Bite'

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Leilah Mustang, OK, United States 05-06-10
    Leilah Mustang, OK, United States 05-06-10 Member Since 2007

    I love true crime. YA books and I didn'tuse too but seriese. Vampire, harry potter, especailly dystopian novels.

    HELPFUL VOTES
    40
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    239
    22
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    3
    5
    Overall
    "OMFG"

    I love this series! Abby Normal is the funniest most sarcastic and annoying character I have ever met. She makes the book for me.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  •  
    James Grosse Pointe Park, MI, United States 04-24-10
    James Grosse Pointe Park, MI, United States 04-24-10 Member Since 2005
    HELPFUL VOTES
    20
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    236
    8
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    "No Better Light Reading"

    Moore is hilarious and Bennett is the perfect narrator for his books. I'm always wanting Moore.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Maria Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 04-03-10
    Maria Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 04-03-10
    HELPFUL VOTES
    20
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    6
    3
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    "Brilliantly read and entertaining"

    In Christopher Moore style you get an outrageous and laugh out loud book. The narration of this book is absolutely incredible, in fact the best I've ever heard for an audio book! Susan Bennett delivers a range of character voices that are distinct and absolutely believable from the valley girl to the Rasta man all read with exactly the kind of humour and pace the book required. Very enjoyable.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Kim Spokane, WA, United States 07-01-13
    Kim Spokane, WA, United States 07-01-13 Member Since 2009

    Addicted to audiobooks & podcasts. 5 Stars=I Loved It, 4 Stars=Enjoyed it Thoroughly, 3=Kinda Good, 2=Bad/Boring, 1=Complete Waste of Credit

    HELPFUL VOTES
    521
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    265
    109
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    102
    16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Fun and Fangtastic"

    I am generally done with the whole vampire thing - I had a serious Anne Rice obsession about 20 years ago and haven't been that impressed with the updated genre. I will gladly set my cynicism aside for Christopher Moore though - he can do little wrong in my eyes and I am totally biased when it comes to reviewing his work. This book is so silly and smart at the same time it entertains the entire way through. Susan Bennett does an amazing job at bringing all of the oddball characters to life - it took some getting used to because there are more male characters than females but she more than handled the challenge. Come prepared for some campy fun and B-movie sci-fi action - and whatever you do,don't let anyone shave your huge cat.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Mary Canonsburg, PA, USA 04-15-10
    Mary Canonsburg, PA, USA 04-15-10 Member Since 2005
    HELPFUL VOTES
    3
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    32
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    "Best I've Ever Heard"

    I love Christopher Moore and have read or listened to all of his books. I'm so glad that I got this one on audiobook! The narrator can make or break the story, and whoever chooses Christopher Moore's narrators does an outstanding job of choosing people who can capture the voice and tone of his writing. With Bite Me, his team has outdone themselves. This is, by far, the most enjoyable audiobook experience I have ever had. It's probably the first time that I actually can't imagine the written word being more enjoyable than the spoken word, although I'll still probably buy the book to complete my Christopher Moore collection.

    Christopher Moore is hysterical, and every character is well developed and rings true, and Susan Bennett is brilliant. I agree with the reviewer who said that if you don't enjoy this, you have no sense of humor.

    I only wish that the author wrote faster. I hate waiting for his next book to come out. I'm also going to look for other books narrated by Susan Bennett.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-10 of 114 results PREVIOUS1212NEXT

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.