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Hope Sparks (After the EMP #7) by Harley Tate

Read July 2018 Recommended for fans the non-zombie apocalypse ★    ★   ★    1/2 Well, Hope Sparks, but only After A Whole Bunch of Ass-Kicking. A decent capstone to the EMP series. I still wish for a bit more of … Continue reading

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Chaos Evolves (After the EMP #6) by Harley Tate

Read June 2018 Recommended for fans the non-zombie apocalypse ★    ★   1/2 The one where Everything Goes to Hell (despite it being only Day 30 post-electromagnetic pulse) Because Some People Just Can’t Freaking Cope Already. In this installment, the team … Continue reading

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Brace for Impact (After the EMP #7) by Harley Tate

Read June 2018 Recommended for fans of nuclear apocalypse    ★   ★  1/2 Brace for Impact starts a new trilogy in Tate’s series about a massive EMP pulse. Unlike the prior two trilogies, this takes place in the Atlanta, Georgia area. … Continue reading

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Chaos Gains (After the EMP #5) by Harley Tate

Read June 2018 Recommended for fans of the apocalypse ★    ★   1/2   In to every apocalypse, a little rain must fall. Well, not rain, here–that’s a metaphor, silly–but rather the apocalypse standby trope, Fighting Back Against the Man and … Continue reading

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Darkness Rises (After the EMP #3) by Harley Tate

Read May 2018 Recommended for fans of the apocalypse ★    ★    ★ Darkness Rises is the third story in what is an essentially a trilogy of novellas of how Madison, her parents, and her friends cope with the sudden loss … Continue reading

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Chaos Comes (After the EMP #4) by Harley Tate

Read June 2018 Recommended for fans of the apocalypse ★    ★   ★   A few words about this series: to date, the “After the EMP” book series has been in trilogy format. “After the EMP” one through three follows Madison, her … Continue reading

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Darkness Grows (After the EMP #2) by Harley Tate

  Read May 2018 Recommended for fans of the apocolypse ★    ★    ★   It’s not like I want the world to end; it’s more like I can’t stand the suspense. In Tate’s series, civilization was profoundly interrupted when a solar … Continue reading

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Darkness Begins (After the EMP #1) by Harley Tate

Read June 2018 Recommended for fans of the possible apocalypse ★    ★    ★   1/2 Ah, vacation. It’s no secret I’m a sucker for the apocalypse, and after seeing how America treats one of it’s natural-resource vacationlands, my feeling is that … Continue reading

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Sea of Rust by C. Robert Cargill

Read  April 2018 Recommended for fans of sci-fi lite ★    ★   ★ Unpopular review time. Despite the beautiful cover and glowing reviews, Sea of Rust was decidedly anticlimactic.   Set in a post-apocalyptic future where humanity has been eliminated, it … Continue reading

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Sleepless by Charlie Huston. Alas, no.

Read  December 2017, sort of Recommended for sleepy people ★    ★    This should have been right up my alley. I really enjoy Huston’s writing and story approach, and I have a fondness for end-of-the-world stories, but this was a resounding … Continue reading

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