Waiting on Wednesday: FAT VAMPIRE by Adam Rex

Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and I believe that it's awesome" This blog post is to alert those that visit about "the" book that we cannot wait to get our hands on. I have decided to participate because I have a list that can go on forever and ever and it is interesting to see what else others are "waiting" for also.

I found this title and was intrigued. I admit that the cover is what actually got my attention, I love slurpee's YUM! and after reading the snyopsis I was hooked.

FAT VAMPIRE: A never coming of age story by Adam Rex

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.…

Leave it to Adam Rex to create a thought-provoking novel that takes on teen angst, sexuality, identity, love, and undeath in ways that break it out of the genre.
That is my WOW for this week, what is yours?

9 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: FAT VAMPIRE by Adam Rex"

Dahlia (TheBookShopaholic) wrote: December 16, 2009 at 9:03 PM

WOW! sounds so good.


Shooting Stars Mag wrote: December 16, 2009 at 9:06 PM

I do love this cover. I really can't wait for it either. Nice pick!

-Lauren


So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: December 17, 2009 at 2:31 AM

This sounds brilliant and the cover is awesome. Great pick!


PolishOutlander wrote: December 17, 2009 at 6:26 AM

I had no idea he had a new book coming out. I loved the True Meaning of Smekday by him. Can't wait.


Ladybug wrote: December 17, 2009 at 1:41 PM

This sounds like an interesting vampire novel, it's going on my wishlist =D

Wolfsangel was my pick for this weeks WoW.


Bookgeek wrote: December 17, 2009 at 4:53 PM

Hadn't heard of this Nancy. Nice pick. Hope you are doing well.


Daphne wrote: December 17, 2009 at 7:49 PM

That sounds awesome.


Mardel wrote: December 17, 2009 at 8:39 PM

This sounds wonderfully twisted. I'd love to read this one


Allie wrote: December 20, 2009 at 10:01 AM

That does sound good! And that cover is fantastic!


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