The title says it all in this delightfully macabre spoof on the current vampire craze. Rex sustains the wonderfully dry humor and calculated silliness and then surprises the reader with a thoughtful, poignant, ambiguous ending that is bound to inspire discussion. (Booklist)
Horror chills, humor, crisp prose and excellent secondary teen characters make this one fun read. (Kirkus Reviews)
“Surprising, funny, and poignant. The ending hits the reader’s heart like a stake and lingers long in the mindthe best kind of undead.” (Washington Post)
“A rather haunting exploration of what it means to come of age in a media-saturated culture…. An intriguing reconsideration of the vampire theme.” (Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books)
Adam Rex is the author of many books, includingCold CerealandUnlucky Charms, the first two books in the Cold Cereal Saga; theNew York Timesbestselling picture bookFrankenstein Makes a Sandwich; the middle grade novelThe True Meaning of Smekday(now a major motion picture from Dreamworks,Home); and the teen novelFat Vampire. He currently lives in Arizona with his wife.