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Short Take: “Trudge,” Shawn Chesser

Pros: Some decent material Cons: Bland, familiar ground; appropriate title Rating: 2.5 out of 5 Shawn Chesser’s Trudge: Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse (Volume 1) is an aptly-named book. It felt like trudging through the fairly standard zombie tale. The characters

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Review: “Breakthrough the Block,” Allen C. Paul

Pros: Decent ideas Cons: More like a blog post than a book Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Breakthrough the Block!: 5 Steps to Renewing your Inspiration, by Allen C. Paul, is more like a long blog post than a book.

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Review: “A New World: Chaos”, John O’Brien

Pros: New ground for a zombie book Cons: Slooooooow Rating: 3.5 out of 5 John O’Brien’s A New World: Chaos (Volume 1) posits a world in which the disease just did the killing–it was the rush to find a cure

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Review: “Return of the Phoenix,” Heath Stallcup

Pros: Standard but decent storyline and a couple of decent characters Cons: Slapstick humor bits; inappropriate humor bits; forced humor bits; writing so-so Rating: 2 out of 5 Heath Stallcup’s Return of the Phoenix: A Monster Squad Novel (Volume 1)

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Short Take: “Last Another Day,” Baileigh Higgins

Pros: New venue; decent characters; good writing Cons: It’s good but not great Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Baileigh Higgins’s Last Another Day (Dangerous Days – Zombie Apocalypse Book 1) stands out among the other Kindle Unlimited zombie firsts I’ve

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Short Take: “Outbreak,” Joshua C. Chadd

Pros: There is an audience for this; some good action scenes Cons: Everything else Rating: 2 out of 5 Joshua Chadd’s Outbreak (The Brother’s Creed) (Volume 1) exists to please a very specific kind of audience, and that audience has

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Review: “Indexing: Reflections,” Seanan McGuire

Pros: Such a wonderful and unique take on fairy tales Cons: Some slow parts Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Seanan McGuire’s Indexing: Reflections is a follow-on to her Indexing, which was a wonderfully unique book. The general premise is the

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Review: “Indexing,” Seanan McGuire

Pros: So, so very creative and fascinating Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Seanan McGuire’s Indexing is one of the most creative books I’ve read all year (and I read a lot of books). In this world, fairy tale

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Review: “Come Sundown,” Nora Roberts

Pros: interesting ranching business; gets pretty dark in spots; good characters Cons: slow; too similar to some of Roberts’ other books; gets pretty dark in spots; too many characters Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Nora Roberts’ Come Sundown covers several

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Review: “Devour,” R.L. Blalock

Pros: Likable characters that you come to care about; plenty of variety in action Cons: I probably would have shifted some of the end elements around. Maybe. Rating: 4 out of 5 R.L. Blalock’s Devour (Death & Decay) (Volume 1)

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