Book 35: Bite Me by Christopher Moore

Posted May 14, 2010 by Felicia S in 2010 Read / 0 Comments


About the Book: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 bloodsucking 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.

Review:  I listened to this book on audiobook and laughed out loud (or LOL as Abby would put it) so many times that I think my co-workers thought I lost my mind.  The story itself is really well paced, has the right amount of sardonic humor, and the characters are true to themselves.  It is a love story at heart but there is so much going on that you sometimes forget that.  I know that a book about vampires and evil vampire cat’s named Chet does not seem like it would be a good read but trust me when I say you won’t be disappointed.  My only problem, and this just might be with the audio version, is the number of different main POV’s.  It was a little hard to follow at times but it was easy to catch up. I loved the ending, I thought it was perfect for this book.

WARNING: If you have a problem with foul language or acronym language (LOL, OMFG, OMG, etc) this is not the book for you 🙂

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