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How the White Trash Zombie Got Her Groove Back by Diana Rowland
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really liked it
bookshelves: urban-fantasy, zombies

All the covers in this series are really awesome, and this one is super creepy. Angel falling apart is an awesome way to portray what happens in this installment.

Angel finally passed her GED (yay!) and is still enjoying her job at the Coroner's Office (cool). She even gets along really well with (most of) her co-workers. Plus she's got a BFF (Naomi). But her relationship with Marcus isn't going so great because he's still trying to make decisions for both of them without checking with her first!

When a bunch of her zombie Tribe get kidnapped by the evil Saberton Corporation she finds herself teaming up with Naomi, Philip and Kyle in hopes of saving everyone. But when the double crossing begins and it seems like someone is feeding the enemy information, it gets really hard to figure out who can be trusted.

Yet, that's not going to stop this white trash zombie...

Okay. There are a LOT of awesome things about this book: Angel's snarky voice, the growing zombie world (got insight into some of the history), how deeply she's getting herself into the Tribe, her friendship with Naomi, and that--no matter what the cost--she's always willing to help everyone. But there were a few things that got in the way: Marcus is really starting to get annoying, their time in NYC went way too long, and several scenes even made the story drag in some places. I just felt that this book could've been a little shorter and tighter, like the previous three books.

Oh, and I really liked some of the gross zombie imagery. Some screwed up zombie weirdness goes on in this one.

But, OMG, there was one thing about this book that was AWFUL. The freaking font size! For some reason--maybe because the story was longer--the font type was TINY. Unless it was broad daylight, it made my eyes hurt. So I found myself reading only a few chapters at night and the bulk during the day. O.o It was a bit of a pain.

Anyway, in spite of the few draggy issues, I still enjoyed this addition to the series and can't wait to see what Angel gets up to next.

I'm almost caught up. Just have one book left.
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Reading Progress

July 3, 2014 – Shelved
July 3, 2014 – Shelved as: to-read
July 3, 2014 – Shelved as: urban-fantasy
July 3, 2014 – Shelved as: zombies
April 8, 2017 – Shelved as: current-tbr-pile
April 19, 2017 – Started Reading
April 19, 2017 –
page 34
10.37% "Good to be back in Angel's world, but why the hell is the print SO SMALL?! The other three had an average-sized font. Feel like I need a magnifying glass. :D"
April 20, 2017 –
page 113
34.45% "Road trip! Sure, it's not under the best circumstances, but still... zombie road trip! ;)"
April 21, 2017 –
page 247
75.3% "Yikes!"
April 22, 2017 – Finished Reading

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