Etiquette for an Apocalypse by Anne Mendel

August 2nd, 2012 Kimberly Review 24 Comments

2nd Aug
Etiquette for an Apocalypse by Anne Mendel

Set in the year 2020 this post-apocalyptic novel dishes up dark humor, memorable characters and a startling look at a post apocalypse reality. Mendel’s debut novel is captivating as she takes us into downtown Portland and into the lives of the Cohen family. I was held hostage by the protagonist’s voice and the suspenseful plot.

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Struck by Jennifer Bosworth

June 15th, 2012 Kimberly Review 21 Comments

15th Jun
Struck by Jennifer Bosworth

I was drawn to both the cover and concept of Struck. I love post-apocalyptic dystopian worlds and I’m fascinated by lightening. In author Jennifer Bosworth’s world Los Angeles and other areas of the world have been struck with natural disasters. Experts are worried there will be more events, and religious zealots are crying end of times.

We are introduced to Mia Price in the first line of the novel.”My name is Mia Price, and I am a human lightening rod.” …

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Blackout by Mira Grant

May 31st, 2012 Kimberly Review 18 Comments

31st May
Blackout by Mira Grant

Blackout the final novel in the Newflesh trilogy was one of my most anticipated books of the year. I preordered my copy shortly after finishing Deadline with its mind-blowing ending. I literally consumed this novel. Grant delivered everything I hoped for and more. Fans will be captivated by this brilliant action packed novel.

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World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks

March 30th, 2012 Kimberly Review 2 Comments

30th Mar
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks

My friend Pabkins @My Shelf Confessions recently reviewed World War Z. I should add that this was like her eighth time reading the novel. It is one of her absolute favorites. I asked her if she had read The Passage by John Cronin.( One of my favorite post-apocalyptic novels.) The end result- We challenged each other to read and review the others favorite book. I am delighted to say that I absolutely loved this …

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Article 5 by Kristen Simmons

February 29th, 2012 Kimberly Review 1 Comment

29th Feb
Article 5 by Kristen Simmons

Kristen Simmons debut novel Article 5 blew me away. Set in the United States this post apocalyptic dystopia was gripping and the romance bittersweet. I consumed this book in a few hours and it left me wanting more, wrought with emotion and completely convinced I could never be compliant.

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Starters by Lissa Price

January 31st, 2012 Kimberly Review 0 Comments

31st Jan
Starters by Lissa Price

When I saw the cover and read the synopsis I was immediately intrigued by Starters. I have a real love for dystopias and post-apocalyptic novels. Starters is the debut novel of Lissa Price and the exciting start of a new series. The world-building and story are fascinating. Parts of the tale, had a disturbing ring of truth to them. This novel quickly captured my attention and I breezed through it in a single day.

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