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The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires

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The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires

I always love Molly Harper's books, so when I won an advance copy of The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires through the Goodreads giveaway, the only happier "happy dance" was when the package finally arrived from Pocket Books (sorry UPS guy). I'd planned on keeping my p...
I always love Molly Harper's books, so when I won an advance copy of The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires through the Goodreads giveaway, the only happier "happy dance" was when the package finally arrived from Pocket Books (sorry UPS guy). I'd planned on keeping my prize pristine, but it's already dogeared from carrying it with me to read any chance I got. Twice.

This story is related to the Jane Jameson series, but is a fully stand alone novel. However, I wouldn't worry about it too much, because I'm guessing after you read Care and Feeding, you'll buy the rest of Harper's books. Here's why I'm such a fan:

Molly Harper creates story lines that keep you laughing throughout the entire book. Her characters end up in situations that are ridiculously funny but somehow abstain from being plain old ridiculous. The humor is always perfect, never annoying or overdone. You can relate with characters (and sometimes events) and you can't wait to see things finally work out. They are appropriately romantic and always manage hilariously inappropriate nudity.

In fact, if I had to sum them up in one word, it would be "hilarious." I usually listen to the audio versions (which I highly recommend, by the way - the narration is PERFECT) and I've never finished one without laughing out loud at the awkward situations and plot twists and been completely unable to explain to someone in the room what was so funny. Care and Feeding definitely had a different feel than Harper's werewolf and Jane series, but if you enjoyed either of those, you'll love Iris and Cal.

The paperback included a brief preview of the forthcoming Witch Hunt, so now I'll have a new release date to watch for, because it looks like she's done it again.

posted by 14727561 on July 31, 2012

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

3.5 stars

Funny and snarky and just plain fun!

posted by Hardegree on January 3, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2013

    3.5 stars

    Funny and snarky and just plain fun!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2013

    Somewhat entertaining

    This book was alright...I enjoyed it enough but wasn't looking for excuses to pick it up and continue reading when i had other things to do, like i have done with others books in this genre. My biggest issue was how the dialogue seemed quite forced, and there were too many characters without enough development. I dont think I will puchase more from this author.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 4, 2012

    8/4/12

    8/4/12. More enjoyable than I anticipated.

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