Tag Archives: Zombies

Bookish Musings: Can You Guess Which Supernatural Creature Said These Quotes? (A Quiz!)

To celebrate Wyrd and Wonder 2018 (a bookish/blogging fantasy event taking place during the month of May), I thought it'd be fun to make a quiz! And it's no secret that I love supernatural creatures, so what better topic? Some of these quotes are probably pretty obvious, some are more vague, some might be tricks ;-) It's hard to find quotes for something like this, and I wasn't going to sit...
 

Book Review: Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies Book 1) by Isaac Marion

R is a zombie, living in an airport in the post-apocalyptic world with a whole bunch of other zombies, spending his days groaning and hunting and attempting to hold onto what little humanity he still can. But when he eats the brain of teenage boy Perry during a hunt and experiences some of Perry's memories, it drives him to save Julie, Perry's girlfriend, and bring her back to the airport with...
 

Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels – iZombie Vol. 2, Whispers Vol. 1, Sex Criminals Vol. 2

In iZombie Vol. 2, zombie girl Gwen eats the brain of someone she used to know as a child and finds out some things she forgot about her own life while her were-terrier friend attempts to reconcile with his grandfather. In Whispers Vol. 1, a guy with OCD discovers he can travel in a ghost-like form separate from his body as he sleeps and manipulate people's thoughts. In Sex Criminals Vol. 2, Jon...
 

Book Review: Juniper Unraveling by Keri Lake

Dani and her brother are taken from their home one day with all the other boys to a compound where scientists run awful experiments, but Dani's life depends on protecting her secret---that she's a girl. Wren lives inside the walls of the only real safe haven in the country, but one day she notices a strange place on the other side and meets a mute boy who makes her feel and accepts her offer to...
 

Mini Reviews: Science Fiction – The Human Wilderness, Scardust, Foamers

In The Human Wilderness, a man living post-apocalypse braves the danger outside his settlement as he attempts to save girls who have been going missing from all over the area. In Scardust, Raleigh just wants to complete his goal of scattering his brother's ashes on Mars, but when a strange man falls from the sky with no memory of who he is and the two start unintentionally swapping memories,...
 

Book Review: Sparrow Man (Sparrow Man Book 1) by M. R. Pritchard

When people everywhere start turning into zombies, Meg escapes from jail, where she only went in the first place because she took the responsibility for a crime her fiance committed, and heads for a place in Kingston where she and he agreed to meet. But along the way she finds Sparrow, a quirky man with an obsession for collecting feathers whose only goal is to get to an old barn where a snowy...
 

Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels – The Nightmare Before Christmas, Morning Glories Vol. 1, iZombie Vol. 1

In The Nightmare Before Christmas, Christmas comes to Halloweentown... and vice versa. In Morning Glories Vol. 1, some kids get recruited to an evil boarding school. In iZombie Vol. 1, a zombie girl tries to figure out how to avenge the murder of the last man whose brain she ate. Enjoy my mini reviews for these three graphic...
 

Book Review: Slowly We Rot by Bryan Smith

With the human population nearly wiped out because of the zombie apocalypse, Noah has been alone in a mountain cabin for years. When the sister he presumed dead shows up one day though, things start to change, and he leaves his cabin to trek across the country in search of a long-lost love from his college days. But the horrors he faces along the way bring back his alcoholism and inner demons...
 

Book Review: Welcome to Deadland by Zachary Tyler Linville

The infected have taken over, and there don't seem to be very many humans left. Asher and Wendy, students at the same university, have teamed up and are heading to a theme park, but Asher is still overcoming heartbreak, and Wendy is harboring a secret that's tearing her apart. Meanwhile, Rico, a teenager battling drug addiction, and Jayden, a child, are heading up to Orlando to look for the last...
 

Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring Zombies

So I seem to be on a bit of a zombie kick lately, reading and adding to my TBR quite a few books that have zombies as main characters or love interests, and even some that have the more stereotypical, shambling, post-apocalyptic kind of zombies. I've never been a huge fan of zombies, even though I have started giving their books more of a chance, but that doesn't mean I can't be a fan of their...