Publish date: 2005
Pages no: 312
Edition language: English
Series: Peeps (#1)
Hey, Scott Westerfield, way to hide the vegetables underneath all the cheese and potatoes! This is a really fun and funny read, and I understand why it is so popular with its audience. But underneath the humor and the suspense, Mr. Westerfield has injected a healthy dose of science. There i...
This book was strange but good. The biology major part of me was intrigued by the idea that there could be a biological explanation for vampirism and was fascinated by all of the detailed descriptions of parasites (many of which I learned about in zoology class).
This is an interesting take on the vampire legend. In this book, they call "vampires" peeps. They are not supernatural beings, but rather people infected with a parasite that causes cannibalism. The main character, Cal is a carrier but not infected himself. He works for a centuries old group called ...
Sex/language. Not engaged by characters or plot. Not a bad idea/ science + vampires + virus. Just not my book and not one I would personally recommend.
Wow. I certainly know a lot more about parasites now! This was definitely a page-turner. I couldn't put it down. I'm freaking out over a major exam but I didn't study because I had to finish this novel. Scott Westerfeld certainly knows how to spin prose along. Beautiful descriptions, and a voi...
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