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The Book-Addled Brain

Hello!  Welcome to my little corner of the universe.  Join me as I make my way through my infinite reading list one page at a time.

Currently reading

A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin
Progress: 187/1009 pages
Edith Hamilton
Progress: 85/497 pages
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
J.K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré
Progress: 46 %
Les Miserables
Victor Hugo
Progress: 718/1463 pages

Ricki's quotes

"Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't."— Bill Nye

30 Day Book Challenge: Day 14

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Seth Grahame-Smith

Day 14 - loved the book, hated the movie...


Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Seth Grahame-Smith 


I'm a big fan of this book.  It had a serious, historical tone to it, despite the fact that it's filled with vampires, and that made my nerdy little history-loving heart very happy.  I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked the book, so I eagerly anticipated the movie version, only to be sorely disappointed.  It was a cheesy, terrible mess of computer-generated effects and atrocious acting.  I shouldn't be surprised, since it is a vampire movie being made in the Twilight Age, but they have been done well in the past (Interview with a Vampire), so I expected better.  I choose to forget that I ever saw it.