Reviews and Blog Posts: Zombies

Fiend : a novel

by Peter Stenson

Reviewer Rating:
3

Rarely have I encountered a book so pessimistic, so heartbreaking, so hopelessly despondent…yet so entertaining as Peter Stenson's Fiend. I mean, zombies and tweekers? That right there is enough to pique my disturbed interest.

The walking dead. Volume 1, Days gone bye

by Robert Kirkman

Reviewer Rating:
3
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For those who are not aware of Robert Kirkman's Walking Dead series, it follows the standard zombie apocalypse storyline. Sheriff Rick Grimes awakes in the hospital after being shot on the job. Only he awakes to find the place trashed, scavenged, and empty of staff and other patients. His first...

Rise again : below zero

by Ben Tripp

Reviewer Rating:
3
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A satisfying sequel to Tripp's 2010 novel Rise Again, Below Zero continues to follow veteran and ex-sheriff Danny Adelman. It's 2 years after the dead have risen, decimating society and leaving small bands of survivors. Danny leads a traveling convoy of survivors, always on the lookout for supplies, other survivors,...

I saw mommy biting Santa Claus : a zombie Christmas parody

by Matt Mogk

Reviewer Rating:
3

An interesting twist on a classic tale about a boy and his dog fighting for survival during a zombie outbreak at Christmas. After witnessing his mother attacking Santa on Christmas Eve, Johnny knows just what to do. With a little prep and the right supplies, Johnny, his dog Fido, and...

Barking

by Tom Holt

Reviewer Rating:
4

"The architecture of the office in Mortmain Street was early Mordor with strong Dalek influence[...]" (page 67).  Barking by Tom Holt is full of such amusing descriptions and references to pop culture and other science fiction and fantasy.  If you like the sound of a book where law firms come...

Good night, zombie

by James Preller

Reviewer Rating:
4

Readers of easy chapter books will love the chills and thrills of Good Night, Zombie.  This book is part of a series called Scary Tales by James Preller.  Each book in the series is a stand-alone story, so you don’t need to read these in order. 

Revival. Volume one, You're among friends

by Tim Seeley

Reviewer Rating:
3

Welcome to Wausau, Wisconsin, the world of Revival, billed as a "rural noir." This graphic format book is a contains mystery, the supernatural, an interesting spin on zombies, small town secrets, and interesting characters. The story opens on a day when 23 previously dead folks wake up and are seemingly...

The walking dead : rise of the Governor (MINOR SPOILER)

by Robert Kirkman

Reviewer Rating:
3
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Early this summer, I found myself surprisingly hooked to the hit AMC series The Walking Dead.  I watched all three seasons, and couldn't wait for the fourth one to start this fall.  When I heard about this book, by series writer and producer Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga, a horror novelist,...

Deadman's road

by Joe R. Lansdale

Reviewer Rating:
3

This book is pretty good. It's a novella with four short stories about Reverend Jebidiah Mercer a hardened man of God, whose purpose is to wipe out evil where ever he finds it. It has a lot of horror elements, zombie, vampires, werewolves, ghosts, demons, and kobolds. Other than the...

The walking dead. Volume 1, Days gone bye

by Robert Kirkman

Reviewer Rating:
4

Days Gone Bye, the first volume of The Walking Dead comic books, starts the entangled story of Rick Grimes (small town sheriff in Kentucky) and his family trying to survive what appears to be a zombie apocalypse. Waking up in a zombie-filled hospital, Grimes escapes and finds his family, who...

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