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Chris is your friendly neighborhood zombie. He has desires and hungers just like the rest of the undead, which is convenient since his brother, Spencer, is the village mortician. There's just one problem: Spencer has met a girl. There's no winning for Chris. If things go well with the girl, Spencer is going to neglect him. If things go poorly, the consequences could be ver ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published April 4th 2013 by Grindhouse Press (first published April 3rd 2013)
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Lilyn G. | Sci-Fi & Scary
I'm not sure what I expected. I've never read a book by C.V. Hunt before, but her reputation precedes her. I was expecting a lot of Very Bad Things Happening and instead what I got was the twisted and vaguely sad story of a dude who'd been zombiefied by his brother, and some sort of weird, quickly co-dependent love story between a blind character and a psychopath. It made me go "Eww" but not in the way that gives a horror lover the warm and fuzzies.

The best part of the novella was how the zombi
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Emily
Dec 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
"In my life Death was a permanent resident."

Zombieville is my third CV Hunt book, and this one is wildly different from the other two I've read (Cockblock and Ritualistic Human Sacrifice). All three books have been entertaining, and Hunt is a talented and versatile writer.

I wouldn't really classify Zombieville as a horror book, which is what I was expecting based on the cover and the author's previous work. This book is more of a love story with a paranormal aspect. It also deals with a lot of
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Tracy Robinson
Dec 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Definitely not what I expected, but I did enjoy my time with this book. I felt so sorry for one of the characters - his life, or rather undead life is wholly reliant on his masochistic brother who seems to care only for himself. I loved the quirkiness of the tale and because I read this with a group of friends who had different experiences with this book, I think I liked it all the more. I think sometimes the conversations surrounding a book have just as much merit as the work itself - regardles ...more
Jen (Book Den)
Dec 31, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: horror
I wasn't a big fan of Zombieville. For most of the book I felt like I was missing the point. I didn't care for the characters, and they were completely uninteresting to me. I was 80% into Zombieville before I figured out the plot.

Zombieville wasn't a bad read, but it also wasn't a read for me.

Zombieville is not your standard zombie book, and that was a definite plus. I will read more from C.V. Hunt in the future.
Netanella
It's called "Zombieville," but it's so much more than that. It's about disfigurement and orphans and abuse and hate and love and revenge. And it's set in Podunk, Ohio, with the strangest, yet most normal cast of characters I've read in a long time.

The story is primarily told from the point of view of two people, Chris and Raven, two souls who are trapped by the machinations of the vengeful and misguided Spencer. As Spencer's older brother, Chris 'lives' his days out in the closet, ha
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Belinda
Oct 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Amazing. The best way I can describe C.V. Hunt's books so far is that they are like those amazing chocolate espresso beans or a small piece of extremely good quality chocolate--small package with major flavor. I was very interested to try this book out for a rather perverse reason--I am so over the zombie thing. I watch the Walking Dead because I love the characters--the zombie thing? Meh. It's SO been done. That's why I was fascinated to see what C.V. Hunt would do with the trope. She's so orig ...more
Horror DNA
Aug 09, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: gabino-iglesias
On the surface, Zombieville is about a zombie who, despite being unable to talk, is perfectly capable of thinking and thus analyzes the possible outcomes of his brother's actions and blossoming relationship. However, readers won't have to dig much deeper to find a plethora of themes that Hunt brings to the table and that make this story so enjoyable. For starters, Spencer is a study in bullying, pain, vengeance, and social inadequacy. Suffering and retribution are the forces that push him forward at all ti ...more
Robert Riffe
Jun 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was a cool book. At under 100 pages, it was also a quick easy read. I received it as a goodreads.com giveaway and I read it in a few hours while relaxing one morning around a campfire. Each chapter was written like a journal entry from various characters, each centrally focused on the main character (who never had his own chapter). We got to learn about the main character's pain, torment, and evil plans through the eyes and words of others (one character had no words, only thoughts. The oth ...more
Michael
Apr 14, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: kindle-e-books
An interesting twist on the standard Zombie myth but sadly this isn't a horror novel. In all honesty we only have one zombie and he's stuck in a closet and reduced to eating stray cats and whatever his brother removes from the bodies at the funeral home they own.

The problem is that there are lot of great ideas but because the book is so short they all seem to fall flat. I liked the premise and the story but I just felt frustrated at the end because there were all these interesting i
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Elly Helcl
Apr 25, 2013 rated it liked it
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Ken Sodemann
Feb 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A story of love, loss, pain, death, and zombies. Who could ask for anything more?

What I like about C.V. Hunt's books is that they tend to be well written, telling a vivid story with excellent character development all in a very compact format without getting overly wordy. A lot of authors could learn a few lessons from her when it comes to succinct story telling. This book is no exception, and was a very fun read.
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C.V. Hunt lives in Dayton, Ohio. She is the owner of Grindhouse Press and writes unpopular fiction in her spare time. Find out more at her website: www.authorcvhunt.com
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