Waiting on Wednesday 5/5

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine, and spotlights upcoming novels we just can't wait for! We all know there are a ton of great books coming out this year, but this week, I'm particularly excited for...

Title: Fat Vampire: A Never Coming of Age Story
Author: Adam Rex
Release Date: July 27, 2010

Doug Lee is undead quite by accident—attacked by a desperate vampire, he finds himself cursed with being fat and fifteen forever. When he has no luck finding some goth chick with a vampire fetish, he resorts to sucking the blood of cows under cover of the night. But it’s just not the same.

Then he meets the new Indian exchange student and falls for her—hard. Yeah, he wants to bite her, but he also wants to prove himself to her. But like the laws of life, love, and high school, the laws of vampire existence are complicated—it’s not as easy as studying Dracula. Especially when the star of Vampire Hunters is hot on your trail in an attempt to boost ratings.…
Taken from GoodReads

It's no secret that I'm sick of vampires in novels. I think they tend to be far too similar and mundane these days, and I'm a bit sick of glittering, gorgeous, unattainable undead men. That said, this sounds hilarious, angst-y, relevant, and just a touch sarcastic. I'm interested to see how Adam Rex spins this into a book with a meaning and a purpose.


  1. This sounds really good! Yeah, I'm kind of sick of vampire novels myself, but I think this one might be different. Great pick Melissa! :D

  2. I dont read a lot of Vampire stories, so sick of them..never! :) I have to say that this book sounds so different, I hope it's pretty funny with a lot of laugh out loud moments.

  3. Ooh, I just found out about this one. It looks sooo good!

  4. Aw, poor Doug Lee the things he has to go through. This one sounds really funny. Fun pick!

  5. Fun pick :-) I love the cover! Here's mine http://readingangel002.blogspot.com/2010/05/waiting-on-wednesday.html

  6. Saw this one on another WoW and love the sound of it and the cover is great. Great choice.

  7. Haha I saw this one earlier and the cover still cracks me up! Haha my WOW is at The Crowded Leaf.

  8. This looks cute and the cover is certainly imaginative!

  9. LOL I haven't heard of this one, but that cover makes me laugh.

  10. Interesting, interesting! I normally don't read vampire books, but this sounds cool. Love that cover, too!

  11. Hysterical cover. I can't wait for your review.


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