Originally Posted by DianNC
I looked it up a couple of weeks ago and it did say August, 2012. Oh well, I plan to reread The Passage anyway, and I've just acquired Guillermo del Toro's The Strain trilogy which looks pretty good.
The Strain is good but it's more action-packed and cinematic. The Passage's writing is better, but if you go into The Strain expecting a fun action vampire movie in book form, you'll enjoy it. The Strain reads almost like a novelization of a Del Toro movie that doesn't exist.