Tag Archives: apocalypse

Review: Red Hill by Jamie McGuire

Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: Atria Books (October 1, 2013) ISBN: 9781476759524 Source: Personal copy When an outbreak hits without warning, everyday people are forced to do the extraordinary if they are going to survive. Scarlet is a divorced, single mom to two girls. After sending her daughters to spend the weekend with their father, she’s […]

Joint Review/Discussion: The Young World by Chris Weitz

Hardcover: 384 pages Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (July 29, 2014) ISBN: 9780316226295 Source: Publisher A mysterious sickness has struck the population. The only survivors are teens; the only thing preventing their death are the hormone binding proteins that ravage the teen body but level out as they reach adulthood. Children under the […]

Frightful Friday: Ex-Heroes by Peter Clines

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. This week’s featured title is Ex-Heroes by Peter Clines: Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Broadway; Reprint edition (February 26, 2013) ISBN-10: 0804136572 Source: Publisher (egalley) A zombie outbreak has devastated the Earth. A year later, […]

Frightful Friday: Domino Falls by Steven Barnes & Tananarive Due

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. This week’s featured book is: Domino Falls by Steven Barnes & Tananarive Due. Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Atria Books; Original edition (February 19, 2013) ISBN-10: 145161702X Source: Publisher egalley In this continuation of Devil’s […]

Review: Devil’s Wake by Steven Barnes & Tananarive Due

Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Atria Books; Original edition (July 31, 2012) ISBN-10: 1451617003 Source: Personal copy Kendra and her parents are on their way to the hospital in Portland for a flu shot when it happens: an infection consumes innocent people, turning them into flesh-eating monsters. Escaping before receiving the injection, they attempt to escape […]

Mx3 Review: The Coffee Table Book of Doom by Steven Appleby & Art Lester

Reading level: Ages 18 and up Hardcover: 224 pages Publisher: Plume; Original edition (September 25, 2012) ISBN-10: 0452298660 Source: Publisher Perhaps by the time you read this book some of the Doom scenarios included will no longer be global threats. Maybe the human race will have acted together to contain greenhouse gas production and tree […]

Review: This Dark Earth by John Hornor Jacobs

Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Gallery Books; Original edition (July 3, 2012) ISBN-10: 1451666667 Source: Publisher Dr. Lucy Ingersol first notices something is amiss when people walk into her hospital with strange symptoms, including seizures and Tourette-like verbal outbursts. The number of victims with these symptoms dramatically increases within a matter of minutes. Lucy, worried about […]

Review: Amped by Daniel H. Wilson

Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: Doubleday (June 5, 2012) ISBN-10: 0385535155 Source: Publisher (via Edelweiss) In a near-future world, the medical profession has found a treatment for various diseases/ailments: brain implants. These implants, referred to as amps cures such diseases as epilepsy and allows individuals who have lost limbs due to various injuries to walk again […]

Zombie Mondays: The Zombie Tarot: An Oracle of the Undead by Stacey Graham

  Cards: 96 pages Publisher: Quirk Books; Crds edition (June 5, 2012) ISBN-10: 1594745692 Source: Publisher We’ve all seen tarot cards, whether in person or on screen. Imagine those tarot cards…zombiefied. This 78-card deck, along with a 96 page instruction manual, provides the user with tips on surviving the zombie apocalypse. The instructions on the […]

Zombie Mondays: The Zombie Autopsies: Secret Notebooks from the Apocalypse by Steven C. Schlozman

Paperback: 224 pages Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (March 21, 2012) ISBN-10: 0446564656 Source: Personal Copy Two-thirds of humankind have been infected with ataxic neurodegenerative satiety deficiency syndrome (ANSD), the virus that causes individuals to lose all evidence of humanity, lurch when they walk, and crave human flesh. Dr. Stanley Blum is a neurodevelopmental biologist, researcher […]