Category: Paranormal


4 stars to The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

Posted 10 February, 2014 by katheryn13 in Paranormal, Reviews, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments

Blue has spent the majority of her sixteen years being told that if she kisses her true love, he will die. When Blue meets Gansey’s spirit on the corpse road she knows there is only one reason why – either he is her true love or she has killed him.

Determined to find out the truth, Blue becomes involved with the Raven Boys, four boys from the local private school (lead by Gansey) who are on a quest to discover Glendower – a lost ancient Welsh King who is buried somewhere along the Virginia ley line. Whoever finds him will be granted a supernatural favour.

Never before has Blue felt such magic around her. But is Gansey her true love? She can’t imagine a time she would feel like that, and she is adamant not to be the reason for his death. Where will fate lead them?

Review:

Such a complex, magical story. It’s unlike anything I’ve ever read, which I’m still trying to decide that’s a good or bad thing. I love Gansey. He has all the attitude of an old man, but deep down he’s just lonely and missing something to his life, despite having lots of money. People think rich people have it all, and most do, but there are some times where money can’t buy love.

Blue is a weird and wonderful character. Growing up with psychics has made her open to anything. When she is told her true love will die if she kisses him, well, it’s almost like a dare. She’s determined to make sure he doesn’t die, especially when she discovers the boy is Gansey.

Adam, Ronan and mysterious Noah are Gansey’s ‘gang’ and go with him wherever. But they each have their own problems and that adds so much more. Although, those problems are severely tragic in their own way.

I liked the bond between Gansey and his friends. He seemed to care more for them than people give him credit for, and it’s almost sad how Ronan and Adam don’t seem to appreciate how much he helps them, whether it be school or home. Despite his front, Gansey really is insecure, which is sad, because…well, it is. I think that’s why I liked him so much, because like calls to like. >_<

I have to admit, I thought there would be some romance in this, given that the tag line is “if you kiss your true love, he will die”. I mean, I wasn’t expecting lots, because of the obvious, but I did think there would be undying love and torment because they couldn’t kiss, or whatever. I also got thrown sideways when Adam turned out to be more central than Gansey in terms of Blue. I was like “what? But I thought…wait, WHAT?” so yeah. I’m hoping Dream Thieves will prove a bit more understandable.

Blue’s family cracked me up, especially Persephone and Calla. They were both creepy but witty, and they livened up the house, when things got intense.

There was plenty of suspense, and several moments that had me biting my nails (although I do that anyway…) and I can’t wait to continue with book 2!

Kat

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3.5 stars to Blue Bloods by Melissa De La Cruz

Posted 6 February, 2014 by katheryn13 in Paranormal, Reviews, Romance, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments

When the Mayflower set sail in 1620, it carried on board the men and women who would shape America: Miles Standish; John Alden; Constance Hopkins. But some among the Pilgrims were not pure of heart; they were not escaping religious persecution. Indeed, they were not even human. They were vampires.

They assimilated quickly into the New World. Rising to levels of enormous power, wealth, and influence, they were the celebrated blue bloods of American society.

The Blue Bloods vowed that their immortal status would remain a closely guarded secret. And they kept that secret for centuries. But now, in New York City, the secret is seeping out. Schuyler Van Alen is a sophomore at a prestigious private school. Suddenly, when she turns fifteen, there is a visible mosaic of blue veins on her arm. She starts to crave raw food and she is having flashbacks to ancient times. Then a girl from her school is found dead… drained of all her blood. Schuyler doesn’t know what to think.

Review:

For years I’d wanted to read this series after a friend recommended it to me. I managed to actually find the first book in store, as before I’d only ever seen the later books. It took me a while, but eventually I did read it and enjoyed it. It reminds me of Gossip Girl, with high socialites and elegant parties. Just with vampires.

Blue Bloods tells the story of Schuyler Van Alen, a 15 yr old who isn’t interested in fashion or being cool. She has her best friend Oliver and Dylan who is a mysterious, eluding and brooding young man with enough alluring charm to bring all the girls to his yard. Speaking of Charm, Jack Force. Holy…mother of hotness. Can I? Pretty please? lol

There are three pov’s throughout this book, including Bliss, the best friend of Mimi. She’s probably one of my favourite characters.

Jack and Mimi Force are twins not to be reckoned with. Being Blue Bloods themselves, they have a higher power over the Red Bloods, aka humans. The older generations – the parents, the grandparents, etc – are much older than they seem, although they don’t age in the sense we do. The vampires come to a time where they fall into a sleep and are reawakened as a new person ,so to speak, although still in the same body. Confusing? Yeah, so was I.

Blue Bloods can’t die, they are immortal, and indestructible beings. But there are murders happening and they’re all…yep, you guessed it. Blue Bloods. The basis of the story is Schuyler and Oliver, who turns out to be some sort of slave in a past life, aim to discover who is killing and put a stop to it. But when the monster is practically hidden in plain sight, things could get troublesome. Especially if it’s someone they know.

A not-particularly-fast-paced but full of drama book, with twists of romance and mystery, that will both have your head spinning and curiosity peaked for hours. The whole vampire set up is fascinating to me, and I can’t wait to read the second book. I know I’m many years behind in reading these, so I have lots of catching up to do. 🙂

-Kat

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3 stars to Alice in Zombieland (White Rabbit Chronicles #1) by Gena Showalter

Posted 16 January, 2014 by katheryn13 in Mature, Paranormal, Paranormal Romance, Reviews, Romance, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments

She won’t rest until she’s sent every walking corpse back to its grave. Forever.

Had anyone told Alice Bell that her entire life would change course between one heartbeat and the next, she would have laughed. From blissful to tragic, innocent to ruined? Please. But that’s all it took. One heartbeat. A blink, a breath, a second, and everything she knew and loved was gone.

Her father was right. The monsters are real….

To avenge her family, Ali must learn to fight the undead. To survive, she must learn to trust the baddest of the bad boys, Cole Holland. But Cole has secrets of his own, and if Ali isn’t careful, those secrets might just prove to be more dangerous than the zombies….

I wish I could go back and do a thousand things differently.
I’d tell my sister no.
I’d never beg my mother to talk to my dad.
I’d zip my lips and swallow those hateful words.
Or, barring all of that, I’d hug my sister, my mom and my dad one last time.
I’d tell them I love them.
I wish… Yeah, I wish.

 

Review:

Having been recommended this book several times, I had to give it a go. I started it a few months ago, and thought the characters were interesting, the story somewhat different to what I’m used to, but at least it was fun.

I mean, Zombies? That’s not an everyday occurrence for me. 😛 I liked Alice. I thought she was strong, brave, and rather funny. Kat was what a best friend should be; trusting, fun, loyal…and then there’s Cole. The bad boy. Yeah he might have helped me like the book.

I had thought there might be a love triangle with Justin and Cole wanting Ali, but turns out Justin wasn’t really a strong contender. Cole I found pushy, rather hot and cold, and a little annoying. I mean, you can’t go around beating people up for just looking at the girl you sorta like but don’t like but do…you know? It doesn’t make sense. He either wants to be with Ali, or he doesn’t. It’s not rocket science. And what’s more is Ali is only 16 and thinking of all these things that to be honest should not be going through a 16 year old girls head! Or am I just a fuddy-duddy? Who knows.

I liked the premise that zombies were spirits and the zombie hunters could part with their bodies and fight in the spirit world, or whatever it was. Although in some cases I think my nonreligious self found it cheesy.

Now, I did get 3 quarters a way through this in a steady time, but then I had to stop. Not because of the story itself, but in honesty, I found some of the bits too…cheesy. I mean, if you’re in the middle of a fight with zombies, you’re injured and tired, you would hardly have the time to recognise a smell of the guy you like. I mean, who smells sandalwood in among rot and blood?

That is pretty much what made me stop reading. Until a couple days ago when I decided to tackle it again and I finished, but it wasn’t really up there in my top books. I wanted to love it, but despite the action, the hot romance and the zombies, there were just too many “ugh, really?” moments for me to give this more than a 3 star.

Kat

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YA BOOK RELEASES 2014

Posted 10 January, 2014 by katheryn13 in Book Promo, Dystopian, Fantasy, Mature, Paranormal, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Updates, YA / 0 Comments

WELCOME TO 2014!

Once again we find ourselves in another year and more wonderful books to anticipate! Here is our list for the first half of the year  (January thru June) of books WE think you should check out!

JANUARY

  • 28th

Into the Still Blue (Under the Never Sky, #3) by Veronica Rossi

FEBRUARY

  • 4th

Ignite Me (Shatter Me #3) by Tahereh Mafi

Alienated (Alienated, #1) by Melissa Landers

Prince of Shadows by Rachel Caine

  • 13th

Vengeance (Fracture #2) by Megan Miranda

  • 25th

Fire & Flood (Fire & Flood #1) by Victoria Scott 

  • 27th

Evertrue (Everneath #3) by Brodi Ashton

 

MARCH

  • 4th

Let the Storm Break (Let the Sky Fall, #2) by Shannon Messenger

Death Sworn (Death Sworn #1) by Leah Cypess 

Panic by Lauren Oliver

Dangerous by Shannon Hale

Half Bad (Half Life Trilogy #1) by Sally Green 

Sing Sweet Nightingale (The Dream War Saga #1)

  • 11th

Ruins  by Dan Wells (USA release)

  • 18th

Elusion by Claudia Gabel and Cheryl Klam 

APRIL

  • 1st

Illusion (Chronicles of Nick, #5) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

  • 29th

Sweet Reckoning (The Sweet Trilogy, #3) by Wendy Higgins (USA RELEASE)

The Taking (The Taking #1) by Kimberly Derting

MAY

  • 6th

The One (The Selection #3) by Kiera Cass 

  • 13th

Free to Fall by Lauren Miller 

  • 20th

The Art of Lainey by Paula Stokes 

Dangerous Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

  • 22nd

Sweet Reckoning (Sweet Evil #3) by Wendy Higgins (UK RELEASE)

  • 27th

City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments #6) by Cassandra Clare

JUNE

  • 19th

Ruin and Rising (Grisha Trilogy #3) by Leigh Bardugo

We may add more as the weeks go by so make sure to keep checking back!

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3 stars to Unbound by Georgia Bell

Posted 5 January, 2014 by katheryn13 in Adult Fiction, Mature, Paranormal, Paranormal Romance, Reviews, Romance, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments

After her father dies, Rachel realizes she is scared and stuck. Scared of heights, of cars, of disasters harming the people she loves. Stuck in a life that is getting smaller by the minute. Stuck with a secret she has kept all her life: Someone has been watching over her since birth. Someone who tends to show up when she needs him the most. Someone she believes is her guardian angel. 

Eaden is a 1,500-year-old immortal who wants to die. Drained by a life stretched too thin, he has requested his final reward – a mortal sacrifice bred specifically to bring him death. But something went wrong. Rachel’s ability to grant death has mutated in ways that threaten to upset the uneasy alliance between mortals and immortals. And utterly beguiled, Eaden discovers that although Rachel is the key to his death, because of her, he no longer wants to die. And he will do anything to protect her. 

Swept into a world of legends, caught between the warring political factions of immortals, and carrying the future of mortal kind in her flesh and bone, Rachel must risk everything to save her world and the man she loves.

A copy of Unbound was given in exchange for an honest review. 🙂

Review

The idea behind this book is intriguing, that mortals have been guided through the ages by immortals or “ancients”. They each have a Mafte’ach, a human who is the “key” to ending their existence  when that becomes intolerable.

The story begins by showing the world in which main character Rachel lives in. She is a quiet, narrow minded character with only one friend and a mother who buries herself in her work as a nurse. Rachel is apparently afraid of most things and because of this and her constant “seeing” the same male figure, Eaden, on the fringes of her life, she is under the care of a counsellor.

The prose is highly descriptive, if long-winded at times, but it sets a gentle, slow pace to what, in essence is an unusual romance, with various ethical dilemmas along the way. As for the pace, it eventually does pick up when the two central characters, Rachel and Eaden, become threatened by outside forces and the scene switches from North America to Scotland and then London. There are introductions to new characters, such as Amerlyn who is Eaden’s mentor, and a community of witches who give more life to the story. They help to make it more interesting by adding background to Eaden’s life.

This is a pleasant book overall, but rather uneven in pace and would have benefitted from a more eventful first half. The imaginative twist at the end was an unexpected surprise, which made me pleased that I had persevered to the last page.

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4 stars to 1.4 (Point 4 #2) by Mike A. Lancaster

Posted 19 December, 2013 by katheryn13 in Dystopian, Paranormal, Reviews, Sci-Fi, YA / 0 Comments

It’s a brave new world. In the far future, people no longer know what to believe…Did Kyle Straker ever exist? Or were his prophecies of human upgrades nothing more than a hoax?

Peter Vincent is nearly 16, and has never thought about the things that Strakerites believe. His father — David Vincent, creator of the artificial bees that saved the world’s crops — made sure of that. When the Strakerites pronounce that another upgrade is imminent, Peter starts to uncover a conspiracy amongst the leaders of the establishment, a conspiracy that puts him into direct conflict with his father. But it’s not a good idea to pick a fight with someone who controls all the artificial bees in the world.

Review:

A thousand years after Kyle Straker made those tapes, depicting what happened to the human race.  Peter Vincent, a 15 yr old boy who is so smart he attends college, is finding out life just isn’t as normal as he’d thought. New technology, the Link connects person to person via thought and it pretty much controls their lives. But nobody has ever questioned its motives, until now.

David Vincent, Peter’s father, is an award winning scientist who discovered a way to save the bees. Or maybe, replace them. Because of this, people look up to him. They consider him a well deserved genius. All except his son, Peter.

His father is unloving, self involved and couldn’t care less what Peter gets up to unless it directly affects him. So when Peter finds out his memory of his mother, the last time he ever saw her, was altered, he begins to wonder what else in his life has been a lie. And with that discovery, he realises life could end pretty soon. When there’s a countdown to a new upgrade.

I actually cannot believe this, but I read this in a DAY! Well, less than a day. It was fast paced, intriguing, freaky and makes me wonder what technology will be like in say 20 or 30 years time.

A spine chilling sequel to 0.4.

Kat

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4 stars to Grave Doubts & Heaven Sent (The Mediator 5&6) by Meg Cabot

Posted 19 December, 2013 by katheryn13 in Paranormal, Reviews, Romance, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments

Meet Susannah Simon: she’s a typical teenage girl who just happens to be a ghost-hunter…oh, and she’s also dead-over-heels for Jesse – the sexiest spook ever! But can this girl get her ghost? In “Grave Doubts”, Suze has to contend with fellow ghost-hunter, Paul Slater, who gives her a deadly ultimatum. Unless she dates him, he’ll send Jesse into the afterlife – for good. Paul may be totally hot, but Susannah Simon will not be bossed around. Let the games begin…In “Heaven Sent”, all Suze’s dreams have come true – she’s finally dating the most gorgeous ghost of all time, Jesse! But when her creepy admirer threatens to travel back in time and stop Jesse from dying, Suze is distraught. Will her new boyfriend choose life or love?

Review:

Sadly, as with many series, the last book is nearly always the best, and Grave Doubts & Heaven Sent do not disappoint. Okay so technically they’re two books in one, but as a whole, they topped the first 4 for me.

Suze already met Paul Slator whilst babysitting for his younger brother in the previous book, and this time Paul has come back for seconds. After finding out how sinister and evil he actually is, Suze isn’t best pleased when he turns up at her school.

But surprisingly, I didn’t hate Paul as much as Suze did. He seemed to have redeeming features, but then he’d go and ruin them. I could easily see how he did like Suze a lot, but he was going about it ALL WRONG. Granted, he did “almost” kill  Suze in the last book, but really? Is that any reason to hold a grudge? Well Suze feels so. Okay, I agree.

Since book 4 and that “kiss” at the end, Jesse has been avoiding Suze and she can’t figure out why. Only that he must not feel the same way.

Okay so her attitude about him is rather…childish. She’s 16, but she’s all “in love” and he obviously doesn’t love her back. How do you know? I mean…for god’s sake, just say something to him! The story went around in circles with her trying to GUESS. And I just wanted to slap her because her naivety was getting annoying. Apart from that…Jesse is just…divine. But he’s old fashioned and when certain rumours go flying, he talks to Father Dominic about his feelings, which doesn’t end well. Not for Suze, anyway.

In Heaven Sent, things pretty much continue and Paul makes a deal for Suze to let him show her what they can really do as Mediators, which she agrees to on the terms that he stay away from Jesse. We  meet Paul’s grandfather, and the secret behind Paul is all revealed.

Cee Cee and Adam weren’t involved as much as before, and in a way that’s good for me because Cee Cee irritates the hell out of me. >_< I was gradually warming to Paul, though, and his quips towards Suze made me smile because it’s SO OBVIOUS.

Then Paul goes on a mission which involves Jesse and Suze thinks he wants to get rid of him, and he does…just not in the way  she thinks.

There fire, romance, peace and…time travel.

A great read. I’m sorry to see the series end. 🙁

Kat

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4 stars to Frost Hollow Hall by Emma Carroll

Posted 19 December, 2013 by katheryn13 in Paranormal, Reviews, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments

The gates to Frost Hollow Hall loomed before us. They were great tall things, the ironwork all twisted leaves and queer-looking flowers. And they were very definitely shut.

Tilly’s heart sinks. Will’s at the door of their cottage, daring her to come ice-skating up at Frost Hollow Hall. No one goes near the place these days. Rumour has it that the house is haunted . . . Ten years ago the young heir, Kit Barrington, drowned there in the lake. But Tilly never turns down a dare.

Then it goes horribly wrong. The ice breaks, Tilly falls through and almost drowns. At the point of death, a beautiful angel appears in the water and saves her. Kit Barrington’s ghost.

Kit needs Tilly to solve the mystery of his death, so that his spirit can rest in peace. In order to discover all she can, Tilly gets work as a maid at Frost Hollow Hall. But the place makes her flesh crawl. It’s all about the dead here, she’s told, and in the heart of the house she soon discovers all manner of dark secrets . . .

Review:

I picked this up mostly because the cover is so pretty and wintery and it just called to me. I didn’t realise just how lovely the story would turn out to be, also.

A different kind of ghost story, this one is set in 19th century England (not entirely sure where). It’s a nice change, and it’s not the scary, hide-behind-your-pillow frightening.  It’s simplicity is what makes it such a good read.

Tilly lives with her mother and sister, and they are very poor. While waiting for her father to come home, Will Potter, a good looking, but ridiculously infuriating ladies man, knocks to invite Tilly out.

About ten years prior, a young boy named Kit Barrington, drowned in the lake by Frost Hollow Hall, and stories are rife that Frost Hollow is haunted, that Kit’s mother has grown…strange. Nobody really knows what happened. Then in an accident that can only be put down to stupidity (in my view) Tilly falls through the ice and discovers a saviour. In the form of Kit.

Tilly goes on a mission to help Kit. He’s troubled. Something is stopping him from passing on, and his spirit lingers over not just the lake, but his mother. But there’s also another spirit in for which Tilly soon works the connection.

The Hall employs Tilly, and she soon learns what the people close to Kit have to say and that they hold terrible secrets.

This tale is both chilling but in a subtle way, and romantic, but not necessarily in the traditional sense. The back and forth bickering between Will and Tilly is charming. I’ll admit, a part of me thought Kit and Tilly would have some sort of ghostly romance, but then that’s because I read too many books where the ghosts are corporeal.

The pacing was perfect, and the writing style different to what I’m used to, but once I got used to it, the story flew by.

A great winter read if ever there was one,  and one that shall probably remain with me for a long time.

Kat

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5 stars to Daylighters (#15 The Morganville Vampires) by Rachel Caine

Posted 9 December, 2013 by katheryn13 in Mature, Paranormal, Paranormal Romance, Reviews, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments

While Morganville, Texas, is often a troubled town, Claire Danvers and her friends are looking forward to coming home. But the Morganville they return to isn’t the one they know; it’s become a different place—a deadly one…

Something drastic has happened in Morganville while Claire and her friends were away. The town looks cleaner and happier than they’ve ever seen it before, but when their incoming group is arrested and separated—vampires from humans—they realize that the changes definitely aren’t for the better.

It seems that an organization called the Daylight Foundation has offered the population of Morganville something they’ve never had: hope of a vampire-free future. And while it sounds like salvation—even for the vampires themselves—the truth is far more sinister and deadly.

Now, Claire, Shane and Eve need to find a way to break their friends out of Daylighter custody, before the vampires of Morganville meet their untimely end

Review:

Wow. I don’t give 5 stars easily. But The Morganville Vampires series just hits the spot every time. For me, at least. It’s really sad to see it come to an end, but after 15 books I suppose it was bound to happen.

There were many shock moments, a few oohs and ahhs, and plenty of  awww’s. But overall there was thrill after thrill that kept me on my toes. Sure, some bits were ahem…cheesy, but that’s Shane for ya. 😛 Kidding. But you know, we knew it wasn’t going to end pretty. Ultimately some folk had to go. And there were times I thought Rachel Caine was trying to rip out my heart. For real.

Myrnin, for all his faults and crazy madman moments, is my favourite and I found myself rooting for him, and praying to whoever to keep him safe. Yes, despite him being a fiesty old vampire, he wasn’t safe. None of them were, and that was terrifying in itself. With a new man in charge of the town, Rhys Fallon, the leader of the Daylight Foundation, comes to Morganville to change the fear to peace. It works, for a time, but damn if Claire and Co  don’t try their best to get back their home, because Fallon’s way isn’t necessarily the RIGHT way. He’s on the war path and there are a few times I was scared for everyone. How could you not be? Most of them, even the vamps, have become our friends, we’ve become invested in them so much. Well, I have, and damn if I didn’t gasp in horror when…

Yeah I won’t spoil. I hate to cut reviews short but I already miss the books and just want to hug myself until the pain of never having a new book goes away.

The ending is beautiful, and that’s rare for me to say so. Most endings are either good or meh, but this was just…right. Michael, Eve, Shane, Claire and even Miranda all get their happy endings, and that’s a wonderful thing, don’t you think?

I didn’t feel there was anything missing, and that’s what counts. And the epilogue was short and sweet, but wrapped it up really nicely. I’m seriously GUTTED to have this series leave my life, but hey, I can see myself rereading them in the near future. I already miss the torture.

Bye bye Morganville. I never wanted to leave, but you kicked me out. I’ll find my way back, don’t you worry. xx

Kat

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Zombies: Why the brains? Check out @DefinitionHouse’s #YA Kickstarter project #DeadNewWorld to find out!

Posted 8 December, 2013 by katheryn13 in Book Promo, Interviews, Paranormal, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, YA / 0 Comments

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Here at BookNerds we’re pleased to be hosting Dead New World by Ryan Hill. Check it out…Zzzzzzzzombies!

DEAD NEW WORLD

HoltZombies aren’t mindless anymore.

They follow orders. And if Holt and Ambrose want to kill some undead, they’ll do the same. But when a routine mission goes horribly wrong, the best friends’ lives are flayed to the bone.

Now there’s only one light in the darkness of Holt’s life, and when she’s taken, he’ll do anything to get her back. Even if that means defying orders and using his best friend as a weapon. Holt and Ambrose risk all to save her, but what they discover among the hordes threatens to remake humanity. Again.

In the end, will there be anything left to live for in this dead new world?

The Campaign:

The Kickstarter campaign is live! It’ll run from November 14 to December 14, and we are so excited! We believe that by using crowd-sourcing we will be able to generate buzz and interact with readers even before the book is published. It also brings authors and readers together so that they are both part of the publication journey. And as the publisher, we look forward to strengthening that bond. We’ve chosen Ryan Hill’s Dead New World as our first project and are looking forward to sharing it with you. Thank you for spreading the word. Now let’s make beautiful zombies together!

Check out how you can help get this project going by visiting Kickstarter:
Link: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/definitionhouse/dead-new-world-a-young-adult-dystopian-zombie-nove?ref=live

Zombies: Why the brains? By Ryan Hill

Of all the body parts available to munch on if you’re a zombie, why is it always the brain that seems the most delectable? Does it have some kind of nutritional content I’m unaware of? Maybe brains are high in protein. Regardless, zombies seem to love them.

Isaac Marion, in his wonderful novel Warm Bodies (which also made a very enjoyable film), posits that zombies love brains because it allows them to relive the memories of their victims. It’s the closest to living they’ll ever get in their deathly state. Marion may have a point. They want most what they don’t have life.

Why do zombies predominantly try to eat people, which according to Richard Connell, is the most dangerous game? Just go after cats or something. Maybe it’s because misery loves company. The zombies are dead, so why not drag down everybody else with them?

Honestly though, I sort of side with Marion on this. Not that I think they want to relive life through their victim’s memories, but the brain is what separates them from the living (well that and a healthy complexion), so that’s what they want the most. And when you’re dead, you don’t really have any responsibilities or, you know, feelings, so who cares if you eat a few brains?

Dead New World book trailer:

Some info on the author:

Ryan Hill likes to keep zombies in a safe place—his head. If zombies ever do take over, the thought of living off canned beans is not enticing. At all.

Ryan uses a healthy dose of real life and imagination to come up with stories, and typically spends his time, reading, writing, and watching movies or TV shows…anything involving a good story. Drop him a line on Twitter @J_Ryan.

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Thanks to Definition House. 😀

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