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All (1985)

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Zone One
3.25
really liked it
Three days... This book is three days in the life of a sweeper, cleaning out the buildings of New York of zombies. The story is filled with flashbacks ...more
Feb 20, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
 
The High King of Montival (Emberverse, #7)
3.92
really liked it
Another outstanding book in this series.

One of the things I liked best, besides the Lord of the Rings references (aka The Histories) was how some of t
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Jan 08, 2012
Jan 05, 2012
 
Deadline (Newsflesh Trilogy #2)
4.10
it was amazing
This is, and the first book in the trilogy, Feed, are simply outstanding.

The stories and characters grab you by the heart and never let go.

My only bee
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Jun 09, 2011
Jun 05, 2011
 
Wool Omnibus (Silo, #1)
4.24
it was amazing
In a word, buy it (okay, that's two)

This is an awesome post-apocalyptic series that is (will be, should be?) a classic. I thought it was very well wri
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Mar 22, 2012
Mar 21, 2012
 
Containment (Children of Occam #1)
3.71
really liked it
This book is a techno-thriller as much as it's a science fiction novel. Oh there's major science in it, but the plot is all techno-thriller.

It's funny
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Jul 30, 2011
Jul 01, 2011
 
The Tears of the Sun (Emberverse, #8)
3.84
liked it
This was a good book in the series, but not great. It had a very different feel and flow than the past books, with a good bit of it being a series of ...more
Jan 20, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
 
Dead Things
3.60
really liked it
So what did I like? The gradual reveal was done great. No big info dump of the backstory, but little pieces here and there, where it made sense. Sure ...more
Apr 10, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
 
Renewal
3.74
really liked it
I like this novella length story. It's a cautionary tale of a post-apocalyptic US, almost a history of a future breakdown. I thought it well written a ...more
Aug 28, 2011
Aug 28, 2011
 
Zombie Sun: The Zombie in the Oval Office
3.02
really liked it
An interesting zombie discovery short story. Takes place in the future where a change in the Sun as forced mankind off from Earth and deeper into the ...more
Aug 21, 2011
Aug 28, 2011
 
Echoes of the Breakdown (Renewal #2)
3.94
really liked it
Very well written and a great story, with both a look at the past and current time well interwoven.

My only problem is each book is too short, this is
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Dec 11, 2011
Dec 11, 2011
 
Blackout (Newsflesh Trilogy, #3)
4.10
it was amazing
Don't start this book if you have any plans to do anything else but read... (sigh)

This is a great series ending, tying up all the loose ends with a gr
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Jul 02, 2012
Jul 02, 2012
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
really liked it
This book has been reviewed so many times, all I can really say is, "they are right."

Yep, it's awesome. Yep, it's almost impossible to put down. Yep,
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Apr 11, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
 
The Old Man and the Wasteland
3.81
really liked it
This was a short but interesting read. It painted a dark and bleak picture of the future, yet one where one man can still make a difference. The inner ...more
Jul 30, 2011
Jul 30, 2011
 
A Land of Ash
3.49
really liked it
A collection of short stories and fast read, very dark and gloomy. Don't read this if you're looking for something upbeat. Dark, gritty and gloomy wit ...more
May 28, 2011
May 29, 2011
 
The Road
3.96
The version I got of this book, from my local library via OverDrive has my hated formatting issue, major whitespace between paragraphs. And I mean maj ...more
Mar 21, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
 
Elegy Beach
3.78
really liked it
This is a great sequel. Great hero's journey story line. I really like how the first book was wrapped into this one.

If you liked the first, this is a
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Nov 21, 2010
Nov 18, 2010
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
really liked it
Wow, this is a dark ending... I don't want to spoil it, but this is a pretty powerful ending to the series. There's a number of twists I didn't expect ...more
Nov 05, 2013
Nov 03, 2013
 
Year 50
3.58
really liked it
An interesting take on the whole post-apocalypse, alien take over, zombie tale. Usual theme though in that humans are our worst enemy...
Nov 05, 2013
Nov 06, 2013
 
Zombie, Inc. (Zombie Inc, #1)
3.68
really liked it
This was a very unusual take on the zombie novel. If you like this genre, you can't miss this book.
Jun 2013
Nov 03, 2013
 
Ready Player One
4.31
it was amazing
This was his first book? Wow...

You've all read all the reviews and you know the background of the story so I won't go into all that... (if not, there'
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Feb 15, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
 
The Survivors (Life After War, #1)
3.60
Tried to start this, but the formatting of the Kindle version is killing me.

There's white space between most paragraphs which I hate (i.e. a blank li
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Jul 30, 2011
Jul 30, 2011
 
Compliance (Dust Chronicles, #2)
3.93
liked it
This is one of those series where you really need to start with #1...

I thought it interesting and the author surprised me a few times. It was just a l
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Jan 26, 2014
Jan 01, 2014
 
Deviants (Dust Chronicles #1)
3.74
liked it
Interesting plot and story and it kept you guessing, but a little to YA for my tastes (i.e. a little too much teenage girl angst)
Jan 23, 2014
Jan 01, 2014
 
Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy, #1)
3.86
really liked it
None
Jan 2010
Jul 01, 2011
 
Refuge
3.69
None
not set
Aug 21, 2011
 
The Sword of the Lady: A Novel of the Change
3.95
really liked it
None
not set
Oct 16, 2011
 
Plaguesville, USA
3.67
liked it
None
Nov 25, 2012
Nov 22, 2012
 
World-Mart
3.26
really liked it
None
Feb 2012
Feb 01, 2012
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