Category: Vampires

Fledgling by Octavia Butler

Fledgling by Octavia Butler

Greetings Bookworms! I know I whine from time to time about how often I get bitten by mosquitoes because it is very unpleasant to be itchy. It’s not just mosquitoes, though. I’m really, really delicious to all blood-sucking insects (they ALL make me itch, the jerks.) This has led to my hard and fast belief that vampires cannot possibly exist because I would have perished long, long ago. Until, that… Read more »

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Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Hello Bookworms, I’ve told you how much I love Rainbow Rowell before, right? In case you missed my reviews of Attachments, Eleanor & Park, Fangirl, and Landline, you can check them out here, here, here, and here. After devouring Landline much too quickly, I decided I’d wait on reading Rowell’s next release. Instead of begging the publisher for an advanced copy, I put myself on a seemingly endless library wait… Read more »

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Vampires and Witches and Daemons, Oh My! (The All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness)

Vampires and Witches and Daemons, Oh My! (The All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness)

Good Morrow, Bookworms! Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A witch, a daemon, and a vampire walk into a bar… Oh wait, you know that one? That’s kind of what I thought too, when I started reading the All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness. I decided to review the series as a whole, because I totally binge listened to them and this way I can limit spoilers with carefully placed… Read more »

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Words for Worms Rewind: Campy Vamps!

Words for Worms Rewind: Campy Vamps!

Greetings Bookworms! I mentioned last week that I was going to be resurrecting some of my old posts that had been eaten by internet gremlins, right? Who’s up for another one? I’m imagining thousands of hands in the air even though I am acutely aware that I do not *have* thousands of readers. A girl can dream, right? In this early post, I talked about my fixation on vampire novels…. Read more »

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Audio Book Mini Reviews

Audio Book Mini Reviews

Howdy Bookworms! I am the worst lately. I just can’t seem to motivate myself to write thoughtful, interesting reviews. BWAHAHAHAHA. Sorry, sorry. Thoughtful and interesting aren’t really my bag, are they? Ah well. Even when I’m not posting, I’m still devouring books in any number of formats. I’ve got some bite sized tidbits for y’all today on my recent audio book listening. 1. The Magician King by Lev Grossman: This… Read more »

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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

I Vant To Suck Your Blooooood, Bookworms! I’m LYING. I do NOT want to do that. There are just so few vampire jokes out there, you know? Ah well. In case you hadn’t guessed it, today we’re talking vampires. Because why not? I’ve heard a lot about Holly Black and when I heard that The Coldest Girl in Coldtown was on sale for super cheap (thanks for the head’s up,… Read more »

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‘Salem’s Lot: The Fellowship of the Worms is Traumatized by Stephen King

‘Salem’s Lot: The Fellowship of the Worms is Traumatized by Stephen King

Happy Halloween, grim grinning Bookworms! I am super stoked today! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and I LOVE handing out candy to the oodles of Trick-Or-Treaters who come through our neighborhood. Today is extra super spooktacular because OMG THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE WORMS! This month we tackled a classic Stephen King tome, ‘Salem’s Lot. WARNING: We will be discussing the WHOLE book. This will no doubt include SPOILERS. If you did not… Read more »

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Fellowship of the Worms Announcement: ‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King

Fellowship of the Worms Announcement: ‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King

Greetings Bookworms! You’ll remember that Halloween is one of my FAVORITE holidays. You may also remember that I’m a ginormous chicken about scary books. I’m feeling brave this month, as long as y’all are willing to join me. To get us in the Halloween spirit, we’re going to tackle a Stephen King novel, and NOT one of the carefully chosen less-horrifying tomes I normally pick. I’ve decided on ‘Salem’s Lot for… Read more »

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I Vant to Suck Your Blooood! (Dracula by Bram Stoker)

I Vant to Suck Your Blooood! (Dracula by Bram Stoker)

Greetings, Bookworms! That’s right kids. In honor of my Halloweenie reading binge I finally got around to Dracula by Bram Stoker. I’ve had this book waiting around on my Kindle since I got a Kindle… 3 years ago. It was the very first book I downloaded, and it’s just been sitting there gathering digital dust while I read a zillion other things. I am proud to say that I conquered the grand-daddy… Read more »

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The Passage by Justin Cronin: A Fellowship of the Worms Spooktacular

The Passage by Justin Cronin: A Fellowship of the Worms Spooktacular

Salutations, Bookworms! The Fellowship of the Worms is back in session. Our book club choice this month was The Passage by Justin Cronin, and an excellently creepy selection for October (if I do say so myself.) WARNING: We will be discussing the WHOLE book. This will no doubt include SPOILERS. If you did not read the book and would like to participate, pick up a copy of The Passage and give it a read. This post will be here… Read more »

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