Good night! Thursday is #DustOffYourBookshelf day over my blog and I officially give up on trying to post it on the mornings, haha! This is a meme hosted by my dear friend Mandy, from The Reading Diaries. Make sure to check her blog if you haven’t ❤
Dust off your Bookshelf was originally created to share books that have been on my “to read pile” for a long time. Some so long I’ve forgotten that they are there, and have purchased duplicate copies. Each week I will share on my blog as well as Instagram a new title. Some may be newer and some so old I have forgotten they are there. I do have issues with buying books and never reading them. I’m hoping that by share them I will be motivated to read them. Plus it’s always fun to find new books hiding within the bookshelves. Feel free to join in and share on Instagram or your blog. Just let me know so I can check out your choice this week too. Just use #DustOffYourBookshelf
My chosen book
This time I thought of Queen of the Damned, from Anne Rice. I’ve read Interview with the Vampire and The Vampire Lestat in a roll, but it took me some time to be able to buy Queen of the Damned. When I got it, my hype with Anne Rice had descended to a human non-fangirl level and it has been sitting on my shelf for over 6 years now…
Did you ever wonder where all those mischievous vampires roaming the globe in Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles came from? In this, the third book in the series, we find out. That raucous rock-star vampire Lestat interrupts the 6,000-year slumber of the mama of all bloodsuckers, Akasha, Queen of the Damned.
Akasha was once the queen of the Nile (she has a bit in common with the Egyptian goddess Isis), and it’s unwise to rile her now that she’s had 60 centuries of practice being undead. She is so peeved about male violence that she might just have to kill most of them. And she has her eye on handsome Lestat with other ideas as well.
Now it is condemned to wait the good will of my book jar-box or a book club reading, oops!
That’s it, thanks for reading!