I seem to read one Grady Hendrix book a year, usually right around this time I think.

Do I want this year to be "The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires" or "We Sold Our Souls"?


I went with the vampire one for my Hendrix book this year and started it today. Pretty good so far!

I really like the way he builds up to the scary vibes by rooting it in very mundane real-world creepiness and then just really slowly turning up the supernatural a notch.

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The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires, spoilers 

Oops bonus toot.

I forgot the brief maybe-intentional nod to The Yellow Wallpaper I really enjoyed.

The MC's mother-in-law has dementia and dies in the book but is the first to recognize the danger and comes back from beyond to warn her and help her kill the vampire. MC is in a kitchen with yellow walls and sees her hidden behind a door.

Small and maybe not even meant to be a reference at all but I liked it.

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