The Walking Dead: Book One | book review

Title: The Walking Dead: Book One Author/Creator: Robert Kirkman Illustrator(s): Tony Moore, Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn Series: The Walking Dead Publisher: Image Comics, Inc. Publication Date: October 2010 Rating: 4 stars Opening Line: "This is not good." The Walking Dead has been one of my favorite TV shows ever since it aired. Unfortunately, I fell behind (way behind)…

Plagued: The Midamerica Zombie Half-Breed Experiment | book review

Title: Plagued: The Midamerica Zombie Half-Breed Experiment Author: Better Hero Army (AKA Evan Ramspott) Series: Plagued States of America Publisher: Storyteller Press, LLC Publication Date: July 2013 Rating: 3.5 stars Opening Line: "It took an insane kind of bravery to hunt zombies." *I received a free copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Tom grew up…

A Monster Calls | book review

Title: A Monster Calls Author: Patrick Ness Publisher: Walker Books Publication Date: May 2011 Rating: 5 stars Patrick Ness has done it again - he has brought me to tears and left me speechless. His novel More Than This blew my mind and instantly sparked my interest in the author. At a Barnes & Noble last weekend, I…

Carrie | book review

Title: Carrie Author: Stephen King Publisher: Doubleday Publication Date: April 1974 Rating: 4 stars I'm slowly starting to become a semi-respectable English major by reading as many "classics" as I can (but still making time for my adored YA novels, of course). A lot of my fellow English majors love King, and a love of them hate…

After Life | book review

Title: After Life Author: Jaron Lee Knuth Publisher: Smashwords, Inc. Publication Date: September 2009 Rating: 4 stars One of my biggest fears is zombies. Go ahead and laugh, it's okay, I forgive you. Is it irrational? Perhaps. Silly? Kind of. But I can't help what I fear. Even though I'm terrified of the thought of zombies…