Undead and Unworthy (Undead #7)
Since tying the knot with Sinclair, like hasn't been all marital bliss for Betsy. Sinclair has been perusing The Book fo the Dead, Betsy's being hounded by a ghost who's even more insufferable in death than in life, and a pack of ancient vampires has decided to pay an unwelcome visit.
MaryJanice Davidson prefaced the book with a note to the reader letting us know that this is the first book in a new story arc. Along with new cover art, it seems like the story lines have gotten a little sexier and lighter. But it just didn't seem to have that much substance to me. The past novels in the s...more
Betsy is still Betsy -- still childish, still prone to immaturity, still interested with having sex with her new husband as often as possible, still the new guardian of Baby Jon (although he's conspicuously missing from this installment), still back-and-forth with best...more
I read the Queen Betsy books for a quick, lighthearted read that leaves me chuckling. I don't want serious sub-plots or random new weirdo characters. I want fun!
The latest installment is much darker than the other books and I don't like it. Plus, the ending was HORRIBLE. I'm not going to tell you what happened because then this review will be ma...more
Here's some ideas for future titles:
"Undead and Unin...more
While reading the book everything is still pretty much the same; Nick still hates Betsy, and characters were consist...more
Garret the reformed fiend feels sorry for the rest of them and starts feeding them his blood. They slowly become more rational but then conclude that Betsy is to blame for their plight.
(view spoiler)[One of the fiends turns out to be Police Chief Hamblin's father and he gets his father to kill bad guys and sets a trap for Betsy by getting Nick involved. (hide spoiler)]
The Ant appears and haunts Betsy, and Sinclair and Tina continue to have secrets from her; Bab...more
I'd prewritten much of this review (in my head, at least) before even cracking the book's spine. It was a well-planned metaphor about buying junk from the vending machine when you're not even hungry and eating it though it doesn't really taste good and leaves a greasy slime on your teeth.
Seriously, though, I couldn't have told you why I keep picking up the Undead books. They've never been satisfying -- too much chick, not enough lit. And though I've been accused (harru...more
Having said that, I will still continue to read the next books, the past ones were hilarious and I've loved them so far, I'm hoping the next one will perk up some.
Author: MaryJanice Davidson
Betsy thought entering the world of the undead was a big adjustment. Being a new bride isn't much easier. The blush has only been on for two months, and she has a lot to do; set up the new house, finish writing thank-you notes, and raise BabyJon, her half brother and legal ward.
As if Betsy wasn't stressed out enough, her husband, Sinclair, has been perusing the Book of the Dead, and she's been visited by a ghost w...more
There is no intellectual value here; the series is purely for entertainment. The main character is still just as self-centered and airheaded as always and it is funny. The narrator is wonderful and nails Betsy’s character.
Just as with the...more
The 7th book in the Queen Betsy series. The honeymoon is over and Betsy is trying to settle down to a typical life: raising BabyJon, writing Thank You notes, finding the latest trendy shoes. You know that kind of stuff but we also know that Betsy's life is just not that easy. Enter the Fiends whom apparently Garrett has been feeding his blood to and are now self-aware and PISSED! And since that's too easy, there is also some weird serial killer thing going...more
Sinclair is an asshat.
Betsy is a selfish spoiled brat
And the rest of the cast of friends are annoying as hell.
But the true sign that this series was crap and
I won't bother reading more...
Two of the ensemble cast of characters died and I didn't even cry... And I always cry when characters die... Even when I know it's coming.
The plot was filled with some major fiend action, which translates to huge amounts of chaos. At a few points, the action got so crazy that it was slightly confusing and sections needed to be reread to completely understand what was happenin...more
As I understand it, MaryJanice Davidson originally planned only 6 books for Betsy. But obviously MaryJanice still had lots of plans for the characters when book 6 ended. So she started this new trilogy with the same characters.
Undead and Unworthy is actually the first of the trilogy.
I admit it IS a good time for Betsy to get more serious, what with her situation getting deeper and deep...more
Betsy is up to her usual antics of fighting off vampires that are trying to kill her and keeping up with things at home; namely her hubby and her friends and let's not forget her sister who has the devil as a father but is a sweet girl and her stepb...more
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