Sorry to bring this up if people have moved on, but am looking over the older threads and posting on those that I find interesting.
Found the first few books interesting, but after a point it became too....unrealistic. Which is kind of bad when you remember it is supernatural. Enjoyed the first season but it had too much sex, even for HBO. Fine - the brother likes sex - we get it.
Did find the TV ads in the bonus material on the DVDs very funny. Products and services marketed for vampires. Wonderful! Not a new idea but still very well done.
Funny, there really are no mysteries and the vampires are kind of being pushed out by the weres, etc.
'Nice place to visit, but I won't want to die here.'