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"Sookie is back again!"

The supernatural community in Bon Temps is reeling from two hard blows. The natural disaster Katrina was the first and then the man-made horror explosion at the vampire summit was the second. Sookie Stackhouse is safe but she is still a little dazed by it all. She would love to have things go back to normal but that isn't going to happen.

Her were-tiger boyfriend, Quinn is still missing but that's the least of her worries. The weres and vampires both start some battles that Sookie would rather she wasn't involved in. Danger and death would be enough for anyone to handle but Sookie also has to deal with a betrayal by someone she loves.

In this 8th Southern Vampire novel Sookie takes a rest from being physically hurt but mentally she takes a lot of hits. She has never had much family but in this book she makes some surprising discoveries and finds herself with some new relatives and also turning her back on another.

Dealings with all kinds of supernatural beings take place in this newest installment making it a paranormal readers dream. All the characters we know and love are all present and there are also some that are not so loved. Sookie doesn't seem to have time to take in all the events in this book but she keeps strong and soldiers on just like Sookie does.

This series is one you can fall in love with and it has a main character you can only admire. The series just keeps getting better and the twists and turns more and more interesting. The ending in this newest edition will leave fans dying for more but of course there is another long wait ahead.

Charlaine Harris has created something unusual and realistic in this series and has a brilliant cast of characters to top it off. If you have never tried this series then you haven't yet read the best!

Reviewed by Amber Chalmers
Posted May 25, 2008

SUMMARY

**2008 PEARL NOMINEE - BEST OVERALL PARANORMAL ROMANCE**

**2008 PEARL NOMINEE - BEST SCIENCE FICTION OR FANTASY**

After the natural disaster of Hurricane Katrina and the manmade explosion at the vampire summit, everyone—human and otherwise—is stressed, including Louisiana cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse, who is trying to cope with the fact that her boyfriend Quinn has gone missing.

It’s clear that things are changing—whether the weres and vamps of her corner of Louisiana like it or not. And Sookie—Friend to the Pack and blood-bonded to Eric Northman, leader of the local vampire community—is caught up in the changes.

In the ensuing battles, Sookie faces danger, death, and once more, betrayal by someone she loves. And when the fur has finished flying and the cold blood finished flowing, her world will be forever altered.

Genre: Urban Fantasy

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From Dead to Worse
(Sookie Stackhouse: Book 8)
by Charlaine Harris

Ace Books
May 1, 2008
Available: May 6, 2008
ISBN #0441015891
EAN #9780441015894
336 pages
Hardcover
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Charlaine Harris

Down These Strange Streets
Home Improvement: Undead Edition
The Sookie Stackhouse Companion
Dead Reckoning
Death's Excellent Vacation
Dead in the Family
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A Touch of Dead
Grave Secret
Must Love Hellhounds
Night's Edge
Strange Brew
Dead and Gone
Unusual Suspects
Wolfsbane and Mistletoe
Blood Lite
An Ice Cold Grave
Many Bloody Returns
All Together Dead
My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding
Grave Surprise
Definitely Dead
Grave Sight
Dead As A Doornail
Bite
Night's Edge
Powers of Detection: Stories of Mystery and Fantasy
Dead to the World
Poppy Done to Death
Club Dead
Last Scene Alive
Living Dead In Dallas
Shakespeare's Counselor
Dead Until Dark
Shakespeare's Trollop
A Fool and His Honey
Shakespeare's Christmas
Shakespeare's Champion
Shakespeare's Landlord
Dead Over Heels
The Julius House
Three Bedrooms, One Corpse
A Bone to Pick
Real Murders


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