This story had me from the beginning! A couple are on their way to their marriage counselor without much hope of resurrecting their relationship and find their counselor is not quite herself. The main characters are determined to work together to survive, using whatever is available (such as a toilet seat as a weapon). The reader captured the nuances of character and plot beautifully.
Entertaining was Sarah's warped commentary on the guts and gore spewed over her once (somewhat) normal life as she turns zombie killer in order to survive the Apocalypse with her deadbeat, divorce candidate hubby. If the zombies don't get them, they may kill each other..
Reader was too whiny to properly portray Sarah's biting character.
If sarcasm, bickering and a warped sense of humour are not your thing, try Mayberry's YA story, "Rot and Ruin" for a novel-study worthy zombie tale.
I love books and I don't like to listen to the radio on the way to work. Now I can listen to books instead! I am in heaven.
Probably not. I enjoyed it most of the time, Sarah just annoyed the heck out of me most of the time.
I had no favorite.
I liked her voice quality. She always had the essence of the characters, male or female.
I was interested enough to keep reading the series, even though Sarah was annoying enough for me to wish she would not argue all the time. That is the main reason I will not listen to it again. But I believe my daughter will enjoy the book.
Husband. Dad. 3D Nerd. Tech Junkie. Saints fan. Part of the Squid clan.
This is a wonderful spin on the zombie genre, and making it a tag-team affair between a struggling couple adds new dimensions to the idea of surviving the zombie apocalypse. Choices someone might make on their own are now turned on their head and challenged by ego, marital strife and cooperation issues, with both good and bad outcomes. The one thing I would keep in mind is that this story can be somewhat graphic (gore, not sex); too much for a younger listener (anyone under 16) in my opinion. But I've already got book two in my Wish List and looking forward to continuing the adventure.
This was a nice quick little story that inserted humor into a zombie apocalypse. While that is nothing new, the only resolution that came from the story was the romance. So, if you are looking for a solution for when the zombies attack, you are looking at the wrong story.
I have the print version but when I found it in audio, I never read it. For that reason, I cannot say.
I liked the interaction between the couple. They were having marital problems at the start of the zombie event and they continued to work through their problems throughout the story. I won't say whether the situation helped or hurt their marriage, but it made for some entertaining reading.
I also appreciated the humor and the way they did things to mentally accept and find solutions for the situation they found themselves thrust into.
My favorite scene(s) involved their air-head neighbor. I don't want to describe them because that's akin to giving spoilers to the story.
I would take the wife. She had so much going on, mentally, that she'd make for an interesting dinner partner.
The narration was great
Near divorce now getting along to save each other
A good book to start zombie listening
The narrator did an excellent job with a funny, gory story. This is the kind of mindless fun that worked well while I was on a long stretch of boring road on my way to Roswell NM. I kept picturing where it would be easiest to defend from a Zombie attack...and out there lots of places would work.
It's not fine literature, it just works when you want something almost silly to listen to and it leaves the story open for a sequel.
I grew up with books....not television.
From starrt to finish, I really enjoyed this book. The dialog and action was believeable, humorous and invoked a rainbow of emotions throughout. I only wish this was a series - I would absolutely love to read more from this author. Fun and interesting - I loved it.
This is by far one of the funniest books I've ever "read". My husband is the one that is into zombies so I really got it for him...but the sassiness and the overall theme that this book takes (a self-help book in the midst of the zombie apocalypse) kept me excited for the next chapter. Now all I am waiting for are the sequels to be available on Audible!