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Book Review of Dead to the World (Sookie Stackhouse, Bk 4)

Dead to the World (Sookie Stackhouse, Bk 4)
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Helpful Score: 5

Sookie Stackhouse "Southern Vampire" mystery number four. Speaking of gratuitous sex and sexual tension...AAAAGH! This book is full of it! I've enjoyed the previous Sookie books, and yeah, there was some of that...and some sexual tension is almost necessary to the story line. But in this book, every male that crosses Sookie's path causes her to salivate, for heaven's sake! The frequent descriptions of the various males' physiques got really old after awhile. I'm not a prude by any stretch of the imagination, but with sex just for the sake of sex--or if not actual sex, then thinking about it constantly--seeming to become a major theme, I find I did not enjoy this one very much. Maybe this is what most of the fans of paranormal books want, but as for me--no thank you. If I want erotic titillation, I'll hook up with some good erotica! I finished this book, and do mostly enjoy the storyline, but for the reasons stated above I really lowered my grade and I do believe I'm just going to stop reading the series right here. It's okay, but I'd rather read books where I'm not rolling my eyes every few pages when the heroine is drooling on some guy.