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Flip this Zombie (Living With the Dead #2)

3.91  ·  Rating details ·  2,600 Ratings  ·  274 Reviews
The Zombie Apocalypse has been good to Sarah and David. Their marriage is better than ever. They communicate well, share responsibilities, and now, they're starting a business. ZombieBusters-for all your zombie extermination needs.

There are lots of zombies and that means lots of customers...Except one of them doesn't want the zombies dead, he wants them alive and ready for
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Published January 1st 2011 by Orbit
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Apr 25, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: babble-added
This was more of the same, each chapter headed by pithy sayings and our snarky couple making their way in a zombie world. Instead of marriage counseling, this one used business. You can tell the next one will be carbon copy with life-affirming statements ( Eat Slay Love ? Uh huh).

I'd thought the first book had left off with our heroes heading off to find Sarah's father? Maybe I misunderstood, because this book had them near Phoenix, offering their services as zombie exterminators. A group of sur
A. Rose
Jul 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Okay, so let me start off by saying that this series is probably one of the shallowest, fakest, most unrealistic zombie apocalypse books I have ever read (and I've read A LOT) however, this book still managed to be amazing. Why? Because it's campy and silly and I think David and Sarah are one of the most realistic, cutest couples ever. There isn't any fake insta love stuff going on here, just more good times built on from the first book. I had a bit of an issue with the whole 'mad scientist and ...more
Carolyn F.

There's one scene in this book that I can't get out of my head and it stopped me from enjoying this book. It was almost a record scratch reaction that had me re-examining the thing I liked the most about it - the marriage between the two main characters. Then when there was a reconciliation I kept waiting for Sarah to say, "David, let's talk about what you said earlier to me." But no, nothing. I'm sure if Sarah had said the same thing to David he would have definitely mentioned it.

Anzu The Great Destroyer
Living With the Dead used to be funny once. Yes, I do remember the good ol’ times when I was actually laughing while reading one of Petersen’s books. And look at me now. All serious, yawning, skimming, yawning some more and not enjoying my time one bit.

All in all, it was a very light read. I finished it in two days (yes, partly because of all the skimming) so it wasn’t such a pain in the ass. Then again, I must state that I’m VERY disappointed. This series had good potential, but the quality of
T.W. Brown
Apr 20, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was not totally thrilled with the first book in the series. It got a bit too "whiny" for lack of a better word. There were moments that managed to shine, but it was just not ringing for me. I had already snagged books 2 and 3, so I chose to give it another shot. I am very glad that I did. There is some nice stuff going on here. It is a couple trying to make their lives work in an apocalypse. Enter mad scientists and bratty kids and it surprised me at how well it all worked. On to book three wi ...more
Mari Yeung
Jul 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, zombies

Nonostante la banalità e l'improbabilità degli eventi e delle ambientazioni di questa serie, mi ritrovo ancora una volta ad apprezzarne l'immensa comicità e il modo in cui tutto è raccontato. Come si fa a non scoppiare a ridere dopo che si sono lette certe cose?

Era super accessoriato come un maledetto agente segreto. Zero zero peste, al vostro servizio. Licenza di rompere le palle.

In pubblico mi sono dovuta trattenere, altrimenti sarei sembrata una pazza scatenata.
Se nel primo libro i due pr
C.R. Sedore
I get a kick out of these books. They are pretty unrealistic but funny. I find them entertaining and an excellent quick read. Lots of swearing so if you can't handle that don't read.

I found it funny how even with the would falling apart; they decide to start a business. It makes sense but in reality, after the first year, anyone alive can handle themselves. Know one would be contacting them and there wouldn't be phones or email to get in touch with them. There PR would be pretty much putting up
Mar 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: apocalypse-now
Got to admit , I love this series. I love anything with zombies in and when I first picked up this series I was intrigued. A married couple going through counselling then watching their therapist eating the previous clients. This series is very enjoyable , plenty of action and comedy , quite tongue in cheek in places.... Well as they say ' a couple that slays together, stays together ' . This second book picks up about 3 months into the apocalypse and David and Sarah are now zombie busters for h ...more
Feb 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: horror, romance
Amazing storyline that stays with you long after the book has finished. Characters were great with their sarcastic wit and memorable quotes. Can't wait to read the next book in the series :)
Originally Reviewed on The Book Smugglers:

The Zombie Apocalypse has meant the end of organized civilization, the loss of electricity, showers, and meals that don’t come out of a can or cardboard box. Oh yeah, and it has also rendered the majority of the world population as insatiable, flesh-hungry, shambling monsters. Despite the loss of creature comforts and the uptick in the undead population, however, life After Zombies has been pretty good for married
Jan 16, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
After the first book, I was really looking forward to the next two in the series. However, I wondered whether the author would be able to keep up with Sarah's snarky humor. And, in that regard, the author does not disappoint.

This book picks up a few months after the ending of the last book. The Government has bombed major cities in an attempted to control the zombie population. While getting rid of a few, it has left shells of buildings for zombies to hide in and killed survivors. However, the r
I know the premise for the "zombie apocalypse" is not a new idea. But somehow, seeing the potential for the "what ifs" and how amazingly easy it would be for some sort of biological weapon, or sorts, released on accident, could spread was disturbing. Something passed with even a small break of the skin, can far too easily clear a wide and fast swath across cities, states or even the country. Eeek. And that is scary. What is worse is what's left behind. The first book in this series was more abou ...more
Cathy (cathepsut)
There is a zombie outbreak, people die, the government bombs cites to stop the worst from happening, it happens anyway. Enter Sarah and David, zombie exterminators extraordinaire.
This is the second book of the series Living with the Dead. Think Dawn Of The Dead, only the heroes made it out alive. The survivors of the outbreak live in camps and the situation is dire. Sarah and David drive around in their truck, bitch at each other and pick up odd jobs from people who want some specific zombies cl
Nov 22, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: apocalittico
Obiettivo raggiunto. Gli Acchiappazombie di Jesse Petersen ha raggiunto il suo scopo: divertire e appassionare il lettore, raccontandogli, con sarcasmo e humour, una storia post apocalittica.
È un romanzo per teenager, ma che può divertire anche gli adulti. È un romanzo senza troppe pretese, ma piacevolissimo e leggero. È una fiction rosa a base di cervelli marci per perfetti zombie addicted, per i quali non devono mancare delle belle scene splatter.
A colpire di più è lo stile giovane, incisivo
Kim (Bookishly Me)
Aug 07, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: urban-fantasy
Sarah and David started their own little zombie killing business. True notes left in camps they get their 'jobs'. And they get one from dr. Kevin Barnes, but he doesn't wannt them to kill the zombies but catch them and bring them back to his lab. But how do you catch a zombie? And what's up with all these 'bionic zombies' everybody keeps talking about?

This is a fun and quick read. Although it isn't as funny as the first in this series Married with Zombies. The story is told from Sarah's point of
Oct 10, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: zombies
I was really excited to start book #2 as the fearless couple would become entangled into a new series of adventures.
Despite the fact that the entire world has crumbled down David and Sarah decide to set up their own business "ZOMBIEBUSTERS" in exchange of food ( loads of choc !!! )/ ammo and for all the living out there who might be in need of a "helping hand".
Along the way though things get a tad complicated as they come across a boy Robbie out of nowhere and a nutty scientist Dr.Barnes.

This series is awesome! If you're a fan of zombie movies like Shaun of the Dead and Zombieland, then you'll love this. Husband and wife team, Dave and Sarah, are in the Zombie-killing business--and business is a-booming. That is, until they discover a new strain of Zombie; one that is stronger, faster, and smarter. How will they get out of this one? It has you at the edge of your seat. They run into a doctor whose working on a cure, but needs their help to acquire zombies to be his "test subject ...more
Sep 18, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I didnt enjoy this one as much as I enjoyed the first one. I suppose the whole dynamic of Sarah and David going through marriage counseling is what made the first one so interesting and funny. But now that they've worked through they're issues the wittiness was missing. There were funny moments just not enough to keep me held on to the story. The introduction of The Kid left more to be desired. I hated to imagine them trying to be parents to this kid they just found. Not saying they wouldnt have ...more
Anche con l'apocalisse zombie si possono fare affari

Tre stelle e mezzo

Non è divertente come il primo, ma è comunque piacevole nel suo piccolo. La trama non riserva molte sorprese (alcune si possono prevedere), eccetto per Robbie. Lui e Sarah mi hanno fatto morire dal ridere per tutto il libro. Chi l'ha detto che bisogna essere sempre gentili con i bambini? XD
David l'ho trovato un tantino pesante, ma in fondo è il rovescio della medaglia. Dopotutto lui e Sarah sono una coppia magnifica. Tuttavia,
JW Manus
Jun 27, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Loved the concept of a husband/wife zombie hunting team. Loved the narrator's (Sarah) voice and snappy dialogue. Loved the zombies. Hated Sarah's sloppy (unbelievable) decision getting her into a whole lot of trouble, then the Mustache Twirling villain, then the rescue by a character who got even less believable every time he showed up on the page. Definite mixed feelings about this one.
Lady Gabriella of Awesomeness
May 12, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
More Zombie slaying fun!!
Rachel Chiapparine
Jun 15, 2017 rated it liked it
I downloaded it from the Nook store on my tablet, my personal review of the book is as follows:

I personally found the foreshadowing in the first half of book(regarding the "biotic zombies") to be annoying, I kept wanting the characters to finally find them and deal with them. I really enjoyed "the kid" I hope that we find out more about what happens with him in the next book. The middle half of book kind of let me down(I can’t really explain why without giving away plot points). The ending of th
Jul 18, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Different to number and the main characters are more skilled. Still good.
Jul 14, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nice beach read: interesting, but not overly complex. Zombies, of course, with a romance.
Rating 3.5 stars
Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Zombie Junkies

Flip this Zombie by Jesse Petersen, is the second book in the Living with the Dead series featuring David and Sarah a husband/wife team who decided to make the best out of the zombie apocalypse by creating Zombiebusters Extermination, Inc. They now have a van, loaded with their weapons, which David calls the Mystery Machine (Scooby Do). They even have a slogan painted on the side of their van “Who Ya Gonna Call?” after the old Ghostbusters mo
Aug 20, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Picking up only a few months after Married with Zombies left off, In the second book of the Living with Zombies series, Sarah and David have branded themselves as Zombiebusters Extermination, Inc. and are now known far and wide as the go-to zombie killers. Lately, though their clients have insisted that with each kill they remove the zombie’s head and turn them in before receiving payment (yes, a zombie apocalypse is so bad that Sponge Bob Squarepants band-aids are considered payment!). And ther ...more
Flip This Zombie is set 3 months or so after Married With Zombies. That's 3 months or so of zombie apocalypse and Sarah and Dave's Zombiebuster's Extermination, Inc business is booming. Sometimes literally. But lately they've been hearing strange reports from their clients and also the folk in the survivor camp nearby. Reports of bigger and slightly more intelligent zombies. Alongside these reports, they've been given an offer by a scientist to catch him some zombies and suddenly they have a lot ...more
Blood Rose Books
Jesse Petersen: Flip This Zombie The first book in this series, Married with Zombies, is a cute and funny read with some zombie killing action, plus it sets up this book, so you'll want to read it first book before this one. In the second book in Jesse Petersen's Living With the Dead series, there is a glimmer of hope that they may be able to help save the world: The Zombie Apocalypse has been really good for Sarah and David as it literally saved their marriage and they are now closer than ever. ...more
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Living With the Dead (4 books)
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