The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires


      The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires
Fried Green Tomatoes and Steel Magnolias meet Dracula in this Southern flavored supernatural thriller set in the 90s about a women s book club that must protect its suburban community from a mysterious and handsome stranger who turns out to be a blood sucking fiend.Patricia Campbell had always planned for a big life, but after giving up her career as a nurse to marry an ambitious doctor and become a mother, Patricia s life has never felt smaller The days are long, her kids are ungrateful, her husband is distant, and her to do list is never really done The one thing she has to look forward to is her book club, a group of Charleston mothers united only by their love for true crime and suspenseful fiction In these meetings, they re likely to discuss the FBI s recent siege of Waco as much as the ups and downs of marriage and motherhood.But when an artistic and sensitive stranger moves into the neighborhood, the book club s meetings turn into speculation about the newcomer Patricia is initially attracted to him, but when some local children go missing, she starts to suspect the newcomer is involved She begins her own investigation, assuming that he s a Jeffrey Dahmer or Ted Bundy What she uncovers is far terrifying, and soon she and her book club are the only people standing between the monster they ve invited into their homes and their unsuspecting community. New Read [ The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires ] By [ Grady Hendrix ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – tbjewellers.co.uk

Want a look at my newest book, The Southern Book Club s Guide to Slaying Vampires Then enter now for an ARC giveaway You could get your blood soaked paws on one of these books before anyone else on your block Grady Hendrix is the author of the novels Horrorst r, about a haunted IKEA, and My Best Friend s Exorcism, which is like Beaches meets The Exorcist, only it s set in the Eighties He s also the jerk behind the Stoker award winning Paperbacks from Hell, a history of the 70 s and 80 s horror paperback boom, which containsinformation about Nazi leprechauns, killer babies, and evil cats than you probably need.And he s the screenwriter behind Mohawk, which is probably the only horror movie about the War of 1812 and the upcoming Satanic Panic.You can listen to free, amazing, and did I mention free podcasts of his fiction on Pseudopod.If you re not already sick of him, you can learn all his secrets at his website.

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  • Hardcover
  • 404 pages
  • The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires
  • Grady Hendrix
  • English
  • 21 November 2019
  • 1683691431

10 thoughts on “ The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires

  1. says:

    People s refusal to see sexism and harmful representation when it looks them straight in the face is what led this book to have such great reviews Some even applaud the male author for being so good at writing female characters and I sit here flabbergasted, trying make my brain comprehend how they came to that conclusion.Let s get the obvious out of the way I m a white man so clearly my perspective is limited I m stating how I perceived the book and as someone who is super keen to read People s refusal to see sexism and harmful representation when it looks them straight in the face is what led this book to have such great reviews Some even applaud the male author for being so good at writing female characters and I sit here flabbergasted, trying make my brain comprehend how they came to that conclusion.Let s get the obvious out of the way I m ...

  2. says:

    A horror novel set in the 1990s about a group of southern ladies who break away from their book club to start their own where they read exclusively thriller and horror mysteries also, VAMPIRES hello 911, I d like to report a premise that s specifically targeting my money

  3. says:

    Yes, there were some gruesome moments, but the shiny appeal that this book brought was the portrayal of the resilience and underestimated power of the common housewifeMany thanks to the publisher for providing my review copy.

  4. says:

    Then she got in her Volvo and hoped Grace was right and this was all just a product of the overactive imagination of a stupid little housewife with too much free time on her hands If it was, she promised herself, tomorrow she would vacuum her curtains. I FREAKIN LOVED THIS I loved every single dark, funny, gory minute of this book I m in no way qualified to talk about best and worst books, but I can say with absolute certainty that this is my favourite book so far this year.For the first Then she got in her Volvo and hoped Grace was right and this was all just a product of the overactive imagination of a stupid little housewife with too much free time on her hands If it was, she promised herself, tomorrow she would vacuum her curtains. I FREAKIN LOVED THIS I loved every single dark, funny, gory minute of this book I m in no way qualified to talk about best and worst books, but I can say with absolute certainty that this is my favourite book so far this year.For the first few chapters of The Southern Book Club, I thought I had it pegged as the easiest, breeziest, sweet tea pecan pie of a novel A kind of True Blood, if Sookie Stackhouse was ten years older and ran a book club Which, don t get me wrong, sounds utterly fabulous, but it actually ended up being waythan I expected It goes to some really dark places, so a quick warning to those sensitive to sexual assault and...

  5. says:

    I truly deeply madly in love with this book More than five gazillion stars Somebody has to stop my fingers adding entire books of the author to my nearly collapsing Mount TBR But I cannot stop with only one book Can I They defined this book as mash up of Steel Magnolias Fried Green Tomatoes and Dracula No, sir this is Stepford Wives and Southern Desperate Housewives meet True Blood This book is not easy, entertaining reading It is so smart, gruesome, wild, bloody blended with dark I truly deeply madly in love with this book More than five gazillion stars Somebody has to stop my fingers adding entire books of the author to my nearly collapsing Mount TBR But I cannot stop with only one book Can I They defined this book as mash up of Steel Magnolias Fried...

  6. says:

    Review originally posted to Cemetery Dance April 1st, 2020You might be a horror book consumer like me and have already bought into the Grady Hendrix brand You come for the unique titles and clever packaging My Best Friends Exorcism but you stay for the alluring storytelling, memorable characters, and iconic cultural references.Hendrix fans, this might...

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    Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterestMy favorite work of Grady Hendrix s is actually his nonfiction collection of essays, PAPERBACKS FROM HELL, which is a loving homage to the horror genre that covers everything from Gothics to ghouls As someone who reads pulps on the reg, I was excited to see someone else who appreciated trash as much as I do there s something about finding an out of print gem that nob...

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    First five star of the year that wasnt a reread Finally This was book was the most fun ever But also downright disturbing at times full review to come First five star of the year that wasn t a reread Finally This ...

  9. says:

    What an insane, intense and gripping horror novel.

  10. says:

    Evil in a small town is one of my absolute favorite horror tropes and THE SOUTHERN BOOK CLUB S GUIDE TO SLAYING VAMPIRES aces it Set in the 90 s, we begin with a southern ladys book club, surprise , that turns from reading fiction to true crime These are rather old fashioned ladies for the 90 s, they re stay at home wives, some with children and they feel their lives are complete Until one day, one of them, Patricia , is attacked by an elderly neighbor Patricia is okay, but the neighbor Evil in a small town is one of my absolute favorite horror tropes and THE SOUTHERN BOOK CLUB S GUIDE TO SLAYING VAMPIRES aces it Set in the 90 s, we begin with a southern lady s book club, surprise , that turns from reading fiction to true crime These are rather old fashioned ladies for the 90 s, they re stay at home wives, some with children and they feel their lives are complete Until one day, one of them, Patricia , is attacked by an elderly neighbor Patricia is okay, but the neighbor later dies Soon thereafter, the neighbor s nephew comes to town and so begins this terrific tale of a vampire in a small town Will Patricia and the rest of her book club survive You ll have to read this to find out I couldn t help but be reminded of Salem s Lot while reading, but I have to say, in many ways, this book was better than that one 400 pages never went by so fast for me Also, we didn t have to sit through a lot of description about the town and all of its in...

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