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The Historian
3.73
This book was on the New York Times bestseller list for a long time when it was first published, and it’s easy to see why. The language is rich and en...more
Oct 2006
Sep 07, 2008
 
iDrakula
2.96
As has been justly observed by numerous readers and commentators on the novel Dracula, Bram Stoker has a fascination with the technology of his time a...more
Mar 19, 2011
Mar 19, 2011
 
Pretty Dead
3.27
Block is very hit or miss for me. This was a miss. The imagery devolved into a caricature of itself, and wasn't unexpected or memorable enough that I...more
Jun 26, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
 
Reckoning (Bloodline, #2)
3.92
And so we return to the Bloodline universe. This book is, I believe, more tolerable than the first, though likely that is mostly because the absurd pr...more
May 2007
Sep 07, 2008
 
Bloodline
3.59
This Dracula fan fiction book begins as a mildly pathetic and uncreative pastiche of the original novel, and eventually take a turn for the truly bizz...more
Apr 04, 2008
Sep 07, 2008
 
The Book of Renfield: A Gospel of Dracula
3.52
By all rights, I should have hated this book. Dracula fan fiction giving the character of R.M. Renfield a backstory, it could so easily have lapsed in...more
Dec 14, 2005
Sep 07, 2008
 
The Illustrated Dracula
3.94
Illustrator Jae Lee's comic book style illustrations, while stylish and technically accomplished, jar painfully with the roundabout Victorian writing...more
Aug 27, 2007
Sep 07, 2008
 
Eighth Grade Bites (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, #1)
3.93
While the rest of the world was reading the sparkling vampire angst of the Twilight series, I, I must say, have steered clear of the entire phenomenon...more
Jan 2007
Sep 07, 2008
 
Hollywood Gothic: The Tangled Web of Dracula from Novel to Stage to Screen
4.19
This is an excellent, excellent book, for either those interested in the Dracula story and the various forms that it's taken, those interested in the...more
Mar 2008
Sep 17, 2008
 
Ninth Grade Slays (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, #2)
4.15
Welcome back to Stokerton, and Bathory High, home of Vladimir Tod! If you're here looking at this installment, then you likely either enjoyed the firs...more
Oct 2007
Sep 07, 2008
 
Blood and Gold (The Vampire Chronicles, #8)
3.85
The primary question with this book, the sixth in Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles, is, why would we, the readers, want to read a book from the point of...more
May 16, 2007
Sep 07, 2008
 
The Essential Dracula: the Definitive Annotated Edition
3.94
An indispensably useful edition for fans of Dracula. While Leonard Wolf's annotations are sometimes self indulgent and silly (yes, it could be true th...more
Feb 10, 2005
Sep 07, 2008
 
Full Moon Rising (Riley Jenson Guardian, #1)
3.90
A painfully thin plot and wretchedly undeveloped characters propel this vampire-and-werewolf story, which was little more than badly written erotica w...more
Jan 11, 2009
Jan 11, 2009
 
Monsters: A Celebration of the Classics from Universal Studios
4.06
Glossy photographs enliven what is essentially a coffee-table book. However, fascinating (and very compassionate and human) interviews with the childr...more
Mar 22, 2009
Mar 22, 2009
 
You Suck (A Love Story, #2)
3.79
Rape jokes within the first chapter: puerile, insulting, and worthless.

This book does not deserve a longer or more thoughtful review.
Apr 10, 2009
Apr 10, 2009
 
The Essential Dracula: A Completely Illustrated & Annotated Edition of Bram Stoker's Classic Novel
3.94
Rating, of course, for the annotations, not the novel itself. More forthcoming.
Aug 20, 2009
Aug 20, 2009
 
Dracula
3.94
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Jan 04, 2009
 
Memnoch the Devil (The Vampire Chronicles, #5)
3.70
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Sep 07, 2008
 
Pandora
3.65
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Sep 07, 2008
 
The Tale of the Body Thief (The Vampire Chronicles, #4)
3.66
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Sep 07, 2008
 
The Queen of the Damned (The Vampire Chronicles #3)
3.81
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Sep 07, 2008
 
The Vampire Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles, #2)
4.01
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Sep 07, 2008
 
Vampire: The Complete Guide to the World of the Undead
3.66
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Sep 07, 2008
 
Vampire Island (Vampire Island, #1)
3.69
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Sep 08, 2008
 
Interview With The Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1)
3.95
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Sep 07, 2008
 
The Watcher  (Anna Strong Chronicles, #3)
3.79
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Sep 28, 2008
 
Vampyre: The Terrifying Lost Journal of Dr. Cornelius Van Helsing
3.87
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Oct 06, 2008
 
Tenth Grade Bleeds (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, #3)
4.26
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Oct 11, 2008
 
Tantalize (Tantalize, #1)
3.25
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Oct 18, 2008
 
The Vampire of New York
3.02
None
Nov 22, 2008
Nov 21, 2008
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