Frail (Dust #2)
Now that the Feeding Plague has swept through human and zombie societies, it seems like everyone is an "ex" these days. Ex-human. Ex- zombie. Except for Amy, that is. She's the only human survivor from her town-a frail. And if the feral dogs, the flesh-eating exes, and the elements don't get her, she just may disc...more
this is part 2 to the book Dust. i imagine there will be more written after this, as it ends on an action-ellipsis. the main character is a human, a "frail", one of the few remaining after the action in the first book where zombies took over, then zo...more
With exes - flesh eating ones - everywhere and ghost dogs only she can see - survival in this new America is all Amy has on her mind.
And the ex-human Lisa she meets on he...more
The story follows Amy, a frail (or regular human) as she tries to survive after an illness created a new breed of super humans/zombies that seem almost immortal. She bonds with Lisa, an ex who is struggling to h...more
This is the first zombie genre book I've read, so I'm not really familiar with how those books are "supposed" to be, but I thought this was an interesting take on zombies. The author wasn't hyper-original, but the characters were likeable, believeable, and unique. This author has an incredible gift for descri...more
It's hard to tell at this point just where the trilogy is headed. As...more
Picked up and taken to a compound of mixed zombies and human "workers", she makes some friends, and traces back how and why this all happened.
Some interesting ideas and characterization, but I wasn't riveted.
The first book was told from a Zombies perspective, which could've been great, and now this one from a completely different angle.
The series, so far, does leave you asking questions. But, I'm just confuzzled by it.
Not saying I didn't like the book, I did. Just don't know why she changed perspectives.
In a post-zombie world, life is what you make it . . .
Since a devastating, morphing plague swept through human and zombie populations, almost everyone who survived is an “ex” these days. Ex-human. Ex-zombie. Both creatures crave flesh, have the strength and speed of predators—and are seemingly immortal. Pierced skin and broken bones mend, but their all-consuming hunger never dies . . .
Amy is the only purely human survivor from her town: a frail. For a girl used to going it alone, trusting any
Follow up 1/24/12- Couldn't get past page 100. It's definitely geared for the romance-girly/fantasy readers.