So after seeing all the hype and praise and whoop-de-do over Guillermo Del Toro’ and Chuck Hogan’s “The Strain”, I picked it up….read it. Seems to me they just took a blender and dropped Stoker’s Dracula and King’s Salem’s Lot, as well as Del Toro’s movie Mimic and hit puree. Then put all of the pieces back together in a way to try and make a new vamp story. Book 2 is coming this fall, but sometimes hype is just that….hype. oh well.