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From Dead to Worse (Sookie Stackhouse, #8) From Dead to Worse is the eighth book in Charlaine Harris Sookie Stackhouse series After not liking the last installment overmuch All Together Dead , I thought FDTW was a nice return to Sookie s roots and the foundation that made the series so good in the first place Sookie being herself back home in Bon Temps, Louisiana.This book seemed like somewhat of a transition After the huge events of the last book and the vam I want to give this one a four star because it s C.Harris and she s amazing Her voice is utterly unique and delightful and I love her characters What s , her world is very real, her vampires are interesting, and I love that she s taken all of her carefully laid out plots and sent them topsy turvy in the wake of Katrina Very little has driven home the tragedy of Katrina as well as CH s last few books.But this was clearly not a whole novel it waslike a handful of short story ideas I OH, OH, OH Sookie, Sookie, Sookie This gal just cannot catch a break In this book, we learn a littleabout where Sookie s gift comes from She finally sees Quinn again Eric has a couple of surprises for her, and gets a big one himself There s death, mayhem, and magic all aroundand Sookie has to figure out if she can learn to accept her life in this new world of danger, insecurity, and maybe This was another enjoyable instalment in this series, and there were several things that surprised me.Sookie of course ended up in mortal danger at points in this book, and she was lucky to end up alive really There were some problems between the wolf packs, and problems between the vampires, as well as the arrival of an unexpected relative to deal with, and Sookie really did find herself in some shockingly bad situations That being said, there were some things that surprised me, and a couple This was another enjoyable instalment in this series, and there were several things that surprised me.Sookie of course ended up in The book was entertaining, but something is beginning to bother me about the writing as I continue with this series, although I can t quite put my finger on it.Maybe it s that Sookie s inner voice is starting to sound like that of Harper Connelly, the protagonist of Harris other paranormal series, and that s not a good thing Like Harper, Sookie seems detached, reacting to events without really feeling anything The shallow writing style also makes it seem as if Sookie isn t very bright Her S The book was entert I liked this book so much better than the one before it and I ve been trying to figure out why but am coming up empty handed Without going overboard, this is basically what happens mild spoilers only Sookie meets some new relatives Quinn and his warm penis go missing the Debbie Pelt issue will.not.DIE there s a Were war a bunch of Weres die Amelia s dad shows up and says some stuff Amelia s mentor shows up and says some stuff Amelia engages in some girl on girl action with Pam ther I liked this book so much better than the one before it and I ve been trying to figure out why but am coming up empty handed Without going overboard, this is basically what happens mild spoilers only Sookie meets some new relatives Quinn and his warm penis go missing the Debbie Pelt issue will.not.DIE there s a Were war a bunch of Weres die Amelia s dad shows up and says some stuff Amelia s mentor shows up and says some stuff Amelia engages in some This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Book Eight, and Harris can t even get past the first line of the Previously in this Series summary before annoying me with her inaccuracy and stupidity She begins If this was The Lord of the Rings and I had a smart British voice like Cate Blanchett, I could tell you the background of the events of that fall in a really suspenseful way This annoys me for three reasons 1 Cate Blanchett doesn t have a British voice She is Australian 2 There is no such thing as a British accent Britain i Book Eight, and Harris can t even get past the first line of the Previously in this Series summary before annoying me with her inaccuracy and stupidity She begins If this was The Lord of the Rings and I had a smart British voice like Cate Blanchett, I could tell you the background of the events of that fall in a really suspenseful way This annoys me for three reasons 1 Cate Blanchett doesn t have a British voice She is Australian 2 There is no such thing as a British accent Britain is made up of 3 countries More if she means t From Dead to Worse is the eighth Sookie Stackhouse book and, after reading it, definitely a comfort Sookie for me Meaning, of the eight books so far, this is one I ll go back and reread when I want to feel good about things again Right up there with numbers four and five Dead to the World and Dead as a Doornail And, yes, I realize that my favorite Sookie books are also the ones with a high Eric factor That s just the way it is Fortunately, Ms Harris seems to be channeling the good Eric From Dead to Worse is the eighth Sookie Stackhouse book and, after reading it, definitely a comfort Sookie for me Meaning, of the eight books so far, this is one I ll go back and reread when I want to feel good about things again This book could have been subtitled How to Wind About Four Different Tiny Storylines into One Relatively Small Book and Maintain a Ridiculous Level of Detail So That Readers Can Calculate Exactly How Much Coffee My Heroine Drinks Each Day Yes, it would have made marketing the book a bit difficult, but might have given readers a better idea of what to expect.Sookie encounters a war in the were community, then a war between the vampires, then she breaks off her relationship, then she discovers This book could have been subtitled How to Wind About Four Different Tiny Storylines into One Relatively Small Book and Maintain a Ridiculous Level of Detail So That Readers Can Calculate Exactly How Much Coffee My Heroine Drinks Each Day Yes, it would have made marketing the book a bit difficult, but might have given readers a better idea of what to expect.Sookie encounters a war in the were community, then a war between the vampires, then she breaks off her relationship, then she discovers After The Natural Disaster Of Hurricane Katrina And The Manmade Explosion At The Vampire Summit, Everyone Human And Otherwise Is Stressed, Including Louisiana Cocktail Waitress Sookie Stackhouse, Who Is Trying To Cope With The Fact That Her Boyfriend Quinn Has Gone Missing It S Clear That Things Are Changing Whether The Weres And Vamps Of Her Corner Of Louisiana Like It Or Not And Sookie, Friend To The Pack And Blood Bonded To Eric Northman, Leader Of The Local Vampire Community Is Caught Up In The Changes In The Ensuing Battles, Sookie Faces Danger, Death, And Once , Betrayal By Someone She Loves And When The Fur Has Finished Flying And The Cold Blood Finished Flowing, Her World Will Be Forever Altered.


About the Author: Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris has been a published novelist for over twenty five years A native of the Mississippi Delta, she grew up in the middle of a cotton field Now she lives in southern Arkansas with her husband, her three children, three dogs, and a duck The duck stays outside.Though her early output consisted largely of ghost stories, by the time she hit college Rhodes, in Memphis Charlaine was wr Charlaine Harris has been a published novelist for over twenty five years A native of the Mississippi Delta, she grew up in the middle of a cotton field Now she lives in southern Arkansas with her husband, her three children, three dogs, and a duck The duck stays outside.Though her early output consisted largely of ghost stories, by the time she hit college Rhodes, in Memphis Charlaine was writing poetry and plays After holding down some low level jobs, she had the opportunity to stay home and write, and the resulting two stand alones were published by Houghton Mifflin After a child producing sabbatical, Charlaine latched on to the trend of writing mystery series, and soon had her own traditional books about a Georgia librarian, Aurora Teagarden Her first Teagarden, Real Murders, garnered an Agatha nomination.Soon Charlaine was looking for another challenge, and the result was the much darker Lily Bard series The books, set in Shakespeare, Arkansas, feature a heroine who has survived a terrible attack and is learning to live with its consequences When Charlaine began to realize that neither of those series was ever going to set the literary world on fire, she regrouped and decided to write the book she d always wanted to write Not a traditional mystery, nor yet pure science fiction or romance, Dead Until Dark broke genre boundaries to appeal to a wide audience of people who just enjoy a good adventure Each subsequent book about Sookie Stackhouse, telepathic Louisiana barmaid and friend to vampires, werewolves, and various other odd creatures, has drawnreaders The Southern Vampire books are published in Japan, Great Britain, Greece, Germany, Thailand, Spain, France, and Russia.In addition to Sookie, Charlaine has another heroine with a strange ability Harper Connelly, lightning struck and strange, can find corpses and that s how she makes her living.In addition to her work as a writer, Charlaine is the past senior warden of St James Episcopal Church, a board member of Mystery Writers of America, a past board member of Sisters in Crime, a member of the American Crime Writers League, and past president of the Arkansas Mystery Writers Alliance She spends her spare time reading, watching her daughter play sports, traveling, and going to the movies


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