Tag Archives: zombie

Rising Tide by Rajan Khanna. More like Receding.

Read December 2015 Recommended for fans of steampunk  ★    ★    1/2 There’s something about this series that just doesn’t click with me. To start, it picks up a few hours after the cliffanger ending of the last book. … Continue reading

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Positive by David Wellington. Not so much.

Read September 2015 Recommended for fans of YA and zombies. And flat story-telling  ★    ★    See Finn and his parents. See Finn leave New York. See Finn fight off a scary woman. See Finn meet a man traveling with … Continue reading

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Zombie, Ohio by Scott Kenemore

 May 2015 Recommended for fans of untraditional zombie books  ★    ★    1/2        An interesting take on the traditional zombie. No, really. It is sort of the zombie equivalent of “The Universe Doesn’t Give a Fuck About You,” a treatise … Continue reading

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Ex-Heroes by Peter Clines.

January 2013 Recommended for fans of zombies and superheroees  ★    ★     Ex-Heroes, or a novel about a graphic novel about a comic soon to be a movie coming to a theater near you! I have only two problems with … Continue reading

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Falling Sky by Rajan Khanna

October 2014 Recommended for fans of Reapers Are the Angels, the Zombie apocalypse  ★    ★    ★    ★   I was zombie free for most of the summer. Once The Walking Dead ended, I mean. And except that one book, The … Continue reading

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The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

Read July 2014 Recommended for fans of self-discovery ★    ★    ★    ★    ★    One mark of a great book is how it plays with reader expectations. The strategy of taking a conventional genre story and turning it … Continue reading

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Rise Again: A Zombie Thriller by Ben Tripp

Read April 2014 Recommended for fans of zombies ★   ★   1/2 Ah, zombies and survivalism. A topic near and dear to my heart. I gravitate towards the genre like a chocoholic towards the candy section at the convenience store (who, … Continue reading

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Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues by Diana Rowland

Read April 2014 Recommended for fans of zombies ★   ★   ★   1/2 I tend to prefer my zombies shambling. Fast or slow, no matter; it’s the survival/contagion aspect that fascinates me. How else is a hypochondriac supposed to enjoy a disease … Continue reading

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My Life as a White Trash Zombie. Or, my so-called life, 2.0

Read March 2014 ★   ★   ★   1/2   Braaaains. Hungry for braaaaains. Brains NOW! At least, that’s the call of the American Zombie, genus and species unknown (human? bacteria? virus?) Rowland does something unusual in My Life by creating a protagonist … Continue reading

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The Enemy by Charlie Higson. Or, The Masochistic Reader.

Recommended for: hard core zombie fans, fans of William Golding Read from July 01 to 29, 2013, read count: onceish ★  ★        One of my least favorite books from 9th grade English class was Lord of the … Continue reading

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