Scott Westerfeld is a highly respected author and I have heard nothing but good things about his books. Peeps did not disappoint. Instead of going the usual route with a vampire story, Westerfeld took the CSI path. This book is part science book, park horror and 100% excellent. Along with the witty dialogue and great story, it’s really funny and clever. This quote gives you a good idea of the different take on vampires:
“The main thing to remember is that there’s no magic involved. No flying, no transforming into bats or rats either. We’re talking about a disease.”
Cal is lonely and miserable in his state of forced celibacy, but determined to find some purpose in the bad hand that he was dealt. When he comes across Lacey, a charmingly nosy journalism student, and can’t seem to get rid of her, he finally lets someone in to his life. This lonely bit of romance in the book is a perfect compliment to the hard truths that Cal faces every day. The scientific facts blended into old legend make this unique story very enjoyable. I gave this book 4 stars.
Would you like a chance to read Peeps? I’m giving away a copy for my second birthday month giveaway. Leave a comment on this post to enter with your twitter handle or email so I can get n touch with you. Winners will be chosen by using a random number generator.
You have until Thursday at 5PM CST to enter, so don’t miss out on your chance to win this excellent book! Good Luck!