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A Plague Upon Your Family (Zombie Fallout, #2)
I really wanted to give this book 5 stars like I did the first one. I like Mike Talbot, his family and friends. Mr. Tufo has made me care about them o ...more
Aug 11, 2012
Aug 11, 2012
Deadland Rising (Deadland Saga, #3)
I loved this series and this book was the perfect finishing touch. I wasn't sure how Ms. Aukes was going to end the series but she perfectly tied up a ...more
May 12, 2015
May 12, 2015
Cold Moon Over Babylon (Valancourt 20th Century Classics)
If you check out my other reviews of McDowell's books it's easy to see that he is my favorite author. I can't sing his praises enough. And this book i ...more
May 08, 2015
May 12, 2015
The Elementals
I started reading Mr. McDowell back in the early 90s at the recommendation of a trusted used bookseller. I fell in love with his southern gothic style ...more
Apr 02, 2015
Apr 01, 2015
The Silence
Geologists were exploring a mine in Moldavia and found a huge chamber that hadn't been exposed in thousands of years. A species of eyeless, bat/rat/sq ...more
May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015
Z1n1: The Zombie Pandemic: 2012 Was Just the Beginning
If I could give this book 0 out of 5 stars I would. There is so much wrong with this book that it's hard to know where to begin. There were some major ...more
Dec 18, 2011
Dec 16, 2011
Please Do Not Taunt the Octopus (Newsflesh, #3.5)
I love Octopi. They are so damn smart and cool. I was exciting to see the latest installment of Ms. Grant's zombie opus included them. Since this is a ...more
Aug 05, 2015
Aug 05, 2015
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
From the introduction, I should like Trigger Warning. I like stories that about things that scare or bother us. Things that keep us up at night and ma ...more
Feb 23, 2015
Feb 23, 2015
Pines (Wayward Pines, #1)
I wanted to read this before the TV mini-series came out. I'm not sure how I feel about it. I don't want to put any spoilers but for some reason I did ...more
Apr 17, 2015
Apr 17, 2015
Summerset Abbey (Summerset Abbey, #1)
This was a fun quick read. I have been in love with Edwardian/Early 20th Century England since watching Upstairs/Downstairs in the 80s as a teenager. ...more
Apr 17, 2015
Apr 17, 2015
Last Rites
I love Zebra Horror. For the uninitiated Zebra Book Publishers has a division that specialized in horror during the 1990s. Zebra Horror was to that ge ...more
Apr 29, 2011
Apr 29, 2011
Suffer the Children
Suffer the Children is about a how far a parent would go to keep their child alive. And how desperation can destroy us. In this book there is a plague ...more
May 16, 2015
May 16, 2015
Married with Zombies (Living with the Dead, #1)
What does "Married with Zombies" and a reanimated corpse have in common? They both stink. David and Sarah's marriage is failing and right when they ar ...more
Jan 30, 2011
Jan 29, 2011
Dust (Dust, #1)
When I was reading this book I had a hard time thinking about how I was going to review it. It hovered between 2 and 3 stars thru most of the story. T ...more
Dec 05, 2011
Dec 04, 2011
The Hungry Dead
I have been a Night of the Living Dead fan since I was a kid. I picked this up hoping for some campy fun zombie romp. But since this book contained tw ...more
Dec 03, 2013
Dec 03, 2013
After Dead: What Came Next in the World of Sookie Stackhouse (Sookie Stackhouse, #13.5)
I don't know why I had high hopes for this book. The last few Southern Vampire Mystery books have been a disaster and a huge disappoint. This book was ...more
Oct 30, 2013
Oct 29, 2013
The Other Life (The Other Life, #1)
This book wasn't bad for a freshman novel. The plot was 28 Days Later meets The Wolfman. The characters were good even if they were somewhat predictab ...more
Dec 19, 2012
Dec 19, 2012
Taking on the Dead (The Famished Trilogy, #1)
I normally would have given this book a 1/5 stars but since it's the author's first book I will give her some leeway. I had a number of issues with th ...more
Nov 03, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
The American Heiress
**spoiler alert** I really enjoyed the beginning of this book. Cora sparkled with life as an American princess during the late 1800s. Her mother would ...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
Flu (Flu, #1)
Sadly disappointing. I had high hopes for this book. I love the Zombie genre and it started off promising. The story was tight, the characters believa ...more
Jan 07, 2011
Jan 05, 2011
The Shade of the Moon (Last Survivors, #4)
This book is in the running for the worst book I have read this year. I was so excited to hear about this book come out that I re-read the first three ...more
Oct 14, 2013
Oct 13, 2013
Ashes (Ashes Trilogy, #1)
This book deserves a proper review but I am too tired from staying up til almost 4am finishing it to write one tonight. All I can say is excellent boo ...more
Dec 14, 2011
Dec 11, 2011
Matched (Matched, #1)
I love dystopic fiction and an acquaintance of mine recommended 'Matched'. In this future everything from what we eat to who we marry to how we die is ...more
Dec 28, 2010
Dec 27, 2010
Sometimes you start a book that you just can't put down until you finish it and 'Elsewhere' was like that for me. It's the story of 15 year old Liz Ha ...more
Jan 05, 2011
Jan 04, 2011
Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, #11)
I like the HBO show but the books always have been better. Give me 10 minutes alone with Book4!Eric please! But I was kind of disappointed in this boo ...more
May 07, 2011
May 03, 2011
The Strain (The Strain Trilogy, #1)
For the first 50 pages or so of this novel I had bad reading deja vu. It look me that long to realize that I had read this book when it first came out ...more
Feb 14, 2011
Feb 09, 2011
Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy, #1)
This book made me cry. I hate when that happens but it really speaks on how well the author connected the reader with the characters. I also love the ...more
Jun 08, 2012
Jun 01, 2012
The Infection
I loved this book but not for the obvious reasons. Yes it was well written. And yes it stuck to fast-zombie lore. But it didn't really add anything th ...more
Mar 10, 2011
Mar 08, 2011
Midnight in Austenland (Austenland, #2)
I don't know why I read this book. I didn't like the first one and I didn't like this one either. I love the idea behind the book. I would truly enjoy ...more
Feb 26, 2012
Feb 26, 2012
Article 5 (Article 5, #1)
This was a bad book. The characters where stereotypes. Ember grated on my nerves with her constant "I want him. No I don't want him" on and on. Chase ...more
Apr 03, 2012
Apr 02, 2012
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