What You Should Read

You Should Read: Vampire Books! (with Kim Bowers)

October 26, 2021 Kelly Hager, Julia Hall, Rachael Hall
What You Should Read
You Should Read: Vampire Books! (with Kim Bowers)
Show Notes

Hi, Should-Heads! It's our last full episode before Halloween, but don't worry we have more of 13 days of Kellowe'en ahead!  Today we're joined by our friend Kim to chat about our favorite vampire books. Why are we so into these books? And why is blood-drinking so...hot? (At least sometimes.)


Currently reading: 


Julia: Book slump 
Kelly: The Man and His Nightmares (a biography of Wes Craven by John Wooley)
Rachael: Perfect Life (Jessica Shattuck)
Book News: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/sue-grafton-alphabet-novels-television-adaptation-1235028200/ 


Recent acquisitions: 

Julia: none  
Kelly: State of Terror (Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny), Frankie & Bug (Gayle Forman), Tonight We Rule the World (Zack Smedley) and Payback's a Witch (Lana Harper) 
Rachael: The Matzah Ball (Jean Meltzer), The Tea Dragon Society (Kay O'Neill) and The Storm of Echoes (Christelle Dabos)


Vampire books:


Kim: A Night in the Lonesome October (Roger Zelazny) and A Discovery of Witches (Deborah Harkness)

Julia: The Historian (Elizabeth Kostova) and Fledgling (Octavia Butler)

Kelly: The Lost Girls (Sonia Hartl) and All These Bodies (Kendare Blake)

Rachael: The Historian (Elizabeth Kostova), Serena (Ron Rash), Sadie (Courtney Summers), The Name of the Wind (Patrick Rothfuss)


Other books/movies discussed: Salem's Lot, Twilight, Interview with the Vampire, The Lost Boys, Fright Night


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