Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (75): The Night Eternal (Book 3 in The Strain Trilogy) by Guilermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

The Night EternalThe Night Eternal (Book 3 in The Strain Trilogy) by Guilermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan
Publisher: William Morrow
Publish Date: October 25, 2011

Publisher's Description
The stunning New York Times bestselling vampire saga that author Dan Simmons (Drood, The Terror) calls, “an unholy spawn of I Am Legend out of ‘Salem’s Lot,” concludes with The Night Eternal. The magnificent, if monstrously warped brainchild of cinematic horror master Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy) and Chuck Hogan—whose novel Prince of Thieves, was praised as, “one of the 10 best books of the year” by Stephen King—The Night Eternal begins where The Strain and The Fall left off: with the last remnants of humankind enslaved by the vampire masters in a world forever shrouded by nuclear winter. Still, a small band of the living fights on in the shadows, in the final book of the ingenious dark fantasy trilogy that Newsweek says is, “good enough to make us break that vow to swear off vampire stories.”

Why Jessica wants to read this?  Have you read the first two books?  No?  Take a look at my reviews of The Strain and The Fall.  I LOVE this series.  I don't read a lot of cringe worthy books, but this series gives me the creepy crawleys in such a good way.  I can't wait to read the graphic novels, I can't wait to see the movie (whenever Del Toro has time to get to it).  There are vampires (the scary as hell kind) and their infected are zombie like.  It is told from a lot of different points of view, but it is needed for this big of a concept.  As I read the first two - I saw the movie playing in my head as I read it.  Seriously good.  This is my most anticipated book of the year!

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  1. This is a new series for me and sounds like one I would really enjoy. Great pick!

  2. Haven't heard of this series either but it does sound pretty amazing!

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  3. Cool! I did not know there would be a third book. I have the first two books and still need to read them (shame shame). I heard so many good things about this series, so thanks for the reminder!

  4. I haven't heard of this series before, but it sounds good! Who doesn't love a good vampire book?! :)

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  5. Great pick, I really need to pick up this series!

  6. Haven't heard of this series. Sounds good!

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  7. Ah man, you know what.. I had the 1st book when it first came out and someone stole it. So I bought another copy, but it disappeared too, so I just kind of forgot about it. I can't believe #3 will be out. I should attempt to get the book again. Third times a charm.

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  8. This isn't the type of books I'd read. But I hope you enjoy it!

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  9. Thanks for dropping by my blog!

    Hey, I've always wanted to get into The Strain trilogy, but just haven't been able to pick up the book. I probably will when all the books are out. :)

  10. A friend of mine is reading this series and just loves it! Might be a little too gory for my tastes, though! Hope you get to enjoy this soon!

  11. That's way different from my usual read, but it sounds interesting.

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    Wit and Sin


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