Category Archives: Dystopian/Apocalyptic

Review of The Walking Dead Vol. 29: Lines We Cross by Robert Kirkman

I hope you’ll excuse me if I use my review of Vol. 29 of The Walking Dead comic to draw a contrast with the TV show.  If you’re smart, you have long since abandoned the show.  I never said I … Continue reading

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Zero Day Brings the Spiderpocalypse to a Satisfying, Terrifying Close

Now complete with book 3, Zero Day, holy shit Ezekiel Boone’s The Hatching series is good.  Boone absolutely fulfills the promise from the first book in the trilogy, The Hatching.  The Spiderpocalypse reaches its endgame and the fate of humanity … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Zero Day by Ezekiel Boone

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is hosted by Wishful Endings.  My pick for this week is Zero Day by Ezekiel Boone.  I actually just finished reading my advance copy this weekend–holy shit Zero Day is good.  Zero Day concludes Boone’s Hatching series, an … Continue reading

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A Place Called Hope is as Much Military Thriller as Zombie Apocalypse Book

Happy belated Thanksgiving.  If you are looking for things to be thankful for, here are a couple: Good books No zombie apocalypse (yet) If you haven’t read Daniel Humphreys’ A Place Outside the Wild, go read my review of that … Continue reading

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A Place Outside the Wild Takes Survival During the Zombie Apocalypse Seriously

Campbellian science fiction, especially hard science fiction, gets a hard time in the quarters I run in.  Epic fantasy is denigrated in favor of slim sword and sorcery paperbacks.  I like a good pulpy adventure as much as the next … Continue reading

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Review of The Walking Dead, Vol. 28: A Certain Doom by Robert Kirkman

I am on record with my complaints about Volume 27: The Whisperer War.  I will leave those complaints to that volume.  The setup is screwy, but what we get here—the execution?  Oh man!  Our fearless heroes survived the immediate threat … Continue reading

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Big Read: The Dark Tower Movie

After a short hiatus, the Dark Tower Big Read returns!  As more of a Big Watch, really, since this post is a review of the Dark Tower movie.  I only made it through two of the books before the movie … Continue reading

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