Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Cover Art - "Fat Vampire: A Never Coming of Age Story" by Adam Rex

Now here is a very striking (and creepy) cover for the humourous young adult novel Fat Vampire: A Never Coming of Age Story by Adam Rex. The book releases in August 2010.


Adam Rex can't believe he wrote a vampire novel, either—but these are not the usual bloodsuckers.

Doug Lee is undead quite by accident—attacked by a desperate vampire, he finds himself cursed with being fat and fifteen forever. When he has no luck finding some goth chick with a vampire fetish, he resorts to sucking the blood of cows under cover of the night. But it’s just not the same.

Then he meets the new Indian exchange student and falls for her—hard. Yeah, he wants to bite her, but he also wants to prove himself to her. But like the laws of life, love, and high school, the laws of vampire existence are complicated—it’s not as easy as studying Dracula. Especially when the star of Vampire Hunters is hot on your trail in an attempt to boost ratings.…

Leave it to Adam Rex to create a thought-provoking novel that takes on teen angst, sexuality, identity, love, and undeath in ways that break it out of the genre.

4 comments:

  1. Now that is a wicked cover...love it!

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  2. Love the cover! Never coming of age....how depressing!

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  3. So the fat kid gets the girl? Now there's a new twist. Guess vampires are sexy no matter what!

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  4. Book Junkie gotta say this one is a standout. The blood slushy is awesome.

    Sharon really don't think I;d want to be a teenage forever. Now Twenty-something maybe :)

    LOL Gregory I bet there's a catch but I like your world view :)

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