"Day 2: Favorite Book by your Favorite Writer"
Charlaine Harris created a world I just can't get enough of. I've read all of the Sookie Stackhouse novels and rewatch the True Blood series every summer.
#LittensDressedInBlood 5 Sep
I‘m behind again. ??♀️
Dead Man‘s Party made me think of a Eric Northman in the Sookie Stackhouse books, played by the delicious Alexander Skarsgård in the TV adaptation, True Blood.
I wanted to like this book so much, I really did. I loved the TV series, and I‘m looking forward to the reboot. I had to bail on this, though. I just didn‘t like it. Personally, I just didn‘t think it was very well written; it couldn‘t hold my attention. I kept comparing it to the TV series, and it just didn‘t measure up. To each their own. I‘ll be rewatching the series instead of reading the books. Can‘t wait for the reboot series!
Yikes. Well this is one where the book isn‘t better than the series. 😳 TBH, I thought Sookie and Bill were the least interesting characters in the show. The secondary characters made the series for me. I don‘t know what I was expecting but Sookie is written as a shallow simpleton and Bill is a boring and bossy creeper. No character development. The other characters are barely even window dressing. Zero campy fun.
1. Doctor's appointments, taking down Christmas decorations and putting the laundry away. (It's been sitting in the basket for days 😂)
2. My favorite local jam lady had an end of the year sale so my mother and I stocked up.
After starting this I realized it‘s something I read a long time ago. Not sure if that‘s the reason I can‘t get into it or not, but I gave it a few chapters and it‘s not grabbing me so I‘m bailing on this one. I may try out a later one from the series at some point though.
Honestly enjoyed this one more than I thought I would! Vampires, mind readers, shape shifters and murders. A great book for this time of year. Total points for #teamharkness and #scarathlon is 135. It took me 1hr & 14min to finish today, which counts for #littenlisten. I‘m also participating in #october20in4 but I‘ll post that total later. This book also counts for #screamathon and #bookspin
Made more progress on this yesterday and really am enjoying it! It‘s been long enough since I watched the show that I don‘t remember too many details. I‘m usually a book before movie/tv show girl, but I found out about the books because of the show. I also watched four episodes of The Order, so a total of 21 points for #teamharkness for #scarathlon2020. This one is also part of my #bookspinbingo and #screamathon
Today was more about pumpkin patches and watching movies, but I did start the tagged audiobook plus read more of The Strings of Murder. Finished the #cyoreadathon with 9hrs and 20 mins and the #october8in2 with 6hrs and 14 mins. Besides Halloweentown, I watched two episodes of The Order on Netflix and Lonesome Ghosts on Disney. Total points for #teamharkness 171
#SuperSeptember midweek update @Andrew65
Doing well considering I haven‘t been able to dedicate much time so far.
1) Six of Crows - 51% read
2) Home Before Dark - 15% read
3) The Wise One - 10% read
4) 1 of 2 audiobooks completed.
Firstly I would like to say “God damn I am trash for these books!“
This was a re-read and I loved it just as much the third time as I did the first. I still think it was a crying shame they left the Man from Memphis out of the TV series.
We are introduced the world and all the main characters in such a efficient way and I just can't get enough. Not to mention that Bill hasn't turned into a giant dick yet.
Omg I missed a day again. It may take me 30 days to get my #20Series20Days #Top20Series 😳
I started the Southern Vampire Mysteries series long before True Blood was a thing, and I honestly had a love/hate relationship with it... but I couldn‘t stop, even at the end when she was clearly phoning it in.
I still think about these books years later. Lots of fun, some very nice sexy times, Vampire Bill, and Eric freaking Northman. 😍
The first, and my first Sookie Stackhouse mystery and it won‘t be my last. Light, humorous, sexy entertainment. Vampires, mind-reading, shape shifters: what‘s not to like. Great escapist reading.
I‘ve never watched True Blood. If I enjoyed the book, would I enjoy the series?
I am posting one book per day from my extensive to-be-read collection. No description or reason for wanting to read the book. Some are old and some will be new. Don't judge me - I have a lot of books.
i‘ve never seen True Blood before so i‘m going in blind with this series 🦇 not sure how true the tv series is to the book series but they sound really good and these book covers are really cute
I‘ve found my new go to vampire book! The Sookie Stackhouse series starts here and I can‘t wait to read the next book! Sookie keeps you searching for answers till the very end. Every time I thought I figured it out something would be thrown in to sway me. I 100% recommend this book for anyone looking for a mysterious tale with a little human-vampire romance thrown in. @TheAromaofBooks #bookspin
I love the Sookie Stackhouse books, I first read them when I was 18 & then again when I was in my mid-twenties. When audible had these on sale for this cyber Monday I jumped at the chance, I got them all & am starting to re-listen to one of my favorite series. It‘s been great to visit the vampire loving southern Sookie again. Just finished book one, I loved the narrator & it was just as good as I remember it! Off to book two! 🧛🏻♀️🧛🏻♂️🧛🏻
“I was reviewing the evening as I drove to my grandmother‘s house, where I lived. It‘s right before Tall Pines #Cemetery, which lies off a narrow two-lane parish road. My great-great-great grandfather had started the house, and he‘d had ideas about privacy, so to reach it you had to turn off the parish road into the driveway, go through some woods, and then you arrived at the clearing in which the house stood.” #QuotsyOct19 #AllHallowsRead
Today‘s #chillingphotochallenge is #vampire. My friend had to convince me to read the Sookie Stackhouse series, then to watch True Blood after because I thought both would be scary, esp the show. The first book introduces us to vampires, a telepath, and a shapeshifter. Bill and Eric are the 2 main vampires in this first book. And who doesn‘t like Alexander Skarsgard as Eric? 🔥🔥 @Clwojick
Finished listening to this last night. I enjoyed it. I know I‘m late to the party, but it‘s ok. I‘ll be starting the next one in the series soon. #Chirp
Also, I just realized that I didn‘t post a #checkin for the #BFC on Saturday. That‘s because I was super busy. I‘ve been keeping active and surpassing my FitBit step goal. I had to change it from 9,000 steps to 11,000 to make it more of a challenge. 🙂
Another fine walk at Sinnissippi Riverfront Park. We are being more active now, going on walks. It had definitely helped us feel better physically and emotionally. 🙂👍🏽
We saw this in the river and it was too cool not to take a pic and share it. Someone painted this tree in the middle of the river green and attached something red at the ends to make it look like moving tongues.
🐉 🐉 Beautiful and creative! #BFC
Now to finish this audiobook.
I finished this through sheer grit and determination. #unpopularopinion I really disliked this. I didn‘t care for any of the characters, and the romance felt far fetched and kind of icky bc he‘s a dick.
Cozy #3 #cozyinthesun
Doing some self care after cooking and cleaning. Face masks and fingernails while I listen to this. But wow was I unprepared for the casual racism. These books aren‘t old enough for that to have made it through edits.
I truly enjoyed this fun, kooky novel. Having seen True Blood, I knew what I was letting myself in for, and wasn't disappointed.
Sookie is a blond waitress from Bon Temps, who just also happens to be telepathic. Her world gets even weirder when a vampire walks into her bar.
It's not a heavy read, it fun, maybe not for ppl who are not fans of kinky business, but it was right up my street.
#vampire #horror #fangbanger #funny #sexy
I needed to take a break from the weight of Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy, so I've started one of my planned 'fun' reads early.
I loved True Blood; it was fun, trashy, sexy, silly, so I'm hoping that they stayed to true to the books.
#trueblood #southernvampire #vampires #sexy #funreading