book review

Book Review: Living With The Dead: This New Disease (Book 5) by Joshua Guess

Its book review time. Before I get to my review, here’s the lowdown on it:

Living With the Dead: This New Disease (Book 5)

Format read in: Kindle

Price at time of purchase: $0.00

Price now: $2.99 (Amazon)

Genre: Horror, Zombies

Number of pages: 324 pages

Published and/or publisher: September 6th 2012

Amazon synopsis:

In this pivotal volume of Living With the Dead, survivors all across the country struggle against a new breed of zombie, living enemies bent on murder and destruction, and even larger threats almost impossible to fight. 

Two years after The Fall, the cataclysm brought on by the zombie plague, survivors everywhere are building a new world. The cost has been high, both physically and mentally. How will the tenuous civilization emerging from the wreckage of what was manage under an onslaught from forces beyond their control?

Read on and discover that beyond the need to truly live comes the hard choice on how to move forward. In the face of dire adversity, can the survivors in Kentucky stay on the right path?

My review:

I hate picking up a book mid series. I really do. Because I get all sorts of confused over the character relationships. But not with this book. Fortunately, this book can be read as part of the series or alone. Which is ok with me.

I really liked how this book was written. It was written as if it was a blog. Kinda like Blogger, LiveJournal or WordPress. Neat, huh. It definitely grabbed my attention and made me wonder if the whole series was written that way. Also, it was written in 1st person and the author of the book was the author of the blog in the book. Which is also very interesting.

Now, what fascinated me with this book was the fact that there were no telephones and no TV but the Internet survived The Fall. More importantly, the author’s blog survived. Now, the blogger did make a point of saying that he only had readers in the USA and Canada. That everywhere else didn’t have their internet (well, it was implied). I am sure that it was explained in earlier books…which is making me want to see if any of the first 4 are free.

The blogger/author didn’t spend a whole lot of time describing the zombies….only to say that they were evolving into smarter zombies. Which again, fascinated me. And kinda scared me. I am a wimp when it comes to these types of books….lol.

I will  read this book again but I would want to start with the entire series. This book is going on my will read again shelf.

Book I am reading now:

Daemon

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