Day 27 – If a book contains _____, you will always read it.

There is no topic that will always make me read a book, really. But if a book contains an interesting or original take on vampires, werewolves, or zombies, I’ll at least pick it up.

For example, I saw a book about a woman working for a vampire law firm, and I thought vampire lawyers? Sounds dangerous.

I saw a review of a book about menopausal women in a town becoming werewolves as guardians. Sounded intriguing, so I checked it out.

I saw a book about a white trash zombie, which made me laugh so I had to pick it up and look at the back.

They presented unique versions of classic monsters, so I got them from the library and read them. The first book I’m still a little iffy on, though I’d read a sequel before making up my mind. The werewolf book was hard to get my hands on, but an interesting take on what makes a monster. The zombie book was hilarious, so I found its sequel.

But really, there are far too many books out there for me to be indiscriminate about any of them–there’s only so much time to read.

About Caitlin Stern

I have a MA in English, and have so many fantasy/urban fantasy WIPs it's not even funny. I'm an avid reader of science fiction, fantasy, mystery, romance, biography, fiction, and anything else that catches my interest. I collect books, and bookmarks I find that are visually appealing and useful.

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