Thursday, July 22, 2010


Children's specialist Shannon wrote this amazing review and the book comes out next week, so I wanted to share it (Warning: after reading this I had an overwhelming urge to go watch superbad).

Fat Vampire: A Never Coming of Age Story by Adam Rex

Think Superbad… but with a vampire. Doug Lee was fifteen and fat on the day he was turned into a vampire. Did our awkward and lardy duckling transform into a beautiful, brooding, enigmatic, Cullen-esque anti-hero? No. Doug is fifteen, fat, and undead. Not only does he have to figure out how to navigate the dangerous waters of high school in a large, plastic, sun-shielding poncho, he also finds himself falling for the new Indian exchange student. On top of all this, the star of the failing reality show, Vampire Hunters, is hot on Doug’s trail and desperate to boost his ratings.Fat Vampire follows Doug to Comic-Con, a Rocky Horror Picture showing, a high school production of West Side Story, and a slew of other hilarious situations. This book is funny and perfect for those tired of the sparkle-pire dark romances we all know too well.