This book was definately worth the credit. It moved into the top 50 audible books that I have listened to. It's kind of a dark hillbilly tale, with folklore so it's probably not for everyone but you will find yourself pulling for both sides (good and evil) and when you finish you won't know exactly which side is which. I will give this book two thumbs up.
Ok, I had to rate the book high because it's one of the darkest hillbilly novels I've read to date. (if you like this you will love "the devil all the time") If you think you will be a better person for reading it, you won't. If you like to travel to dark places that aren't filled with demons you have found the right book.
What a journey. I have to give the series a sold 4 overall. There were times the books were top 10!, then times where it made me sleep. The ending is what will haunt me for a long time. Resist the temptation, take the journey and let the ending blow your mind. Have a good time, don't forget the face of our father.
This was fun listen. The concept was unique and the humor made me laugh out loud several times. If you're ready for a vacation book, this would be it.
This is a good book but the narrators voice was so soothing it allowed me to day dream too much about other things. I think it would have been a much better book with a better narrator.
I have to explain my rating, for a YA book its pretty good, but indeed it is a teen/young adult book. It is exactly what the author wanted, to attract a certain segment, which he did by providing a teen theme in a good book. 3.75 stars
I thought the book was generally worth a 4 rating, I couldn't give it a 5 star rating because the author/character was still in the "survival" mode. He kept trying to convince us he was appalled by what he saw and experienced, I have no doubt but it was like he is afraid we will reject him unless he absolutely condemns every aspect of NK life. I can't explain it well, just a under current of fear or "running scared". Overall though I enjoyed the book.
I've listened to at least a dozen Holocaust books and this by far the best so far.
This is a strange tale which requires more than the standard science fiction/end of world reader to enjoy. I wasn't that impressed with it as it was just too much of a liberal arts science fiction novel for me.
I know this will sound crazy to "non zombie lovers" but this is the first zombie book that I could actually believe. I do like end of world novels and they are all good in their own way, but this author has added a twist to the zombie scenario that makes this a "could happen" saga. If you have any interest in end of world and/or zombie novels I would highly recommend this series. I ended up listening to all four novels on audible in a little over a week, I found it very difficult to shut off, that to me is a good indication of a great story line. The only thing I really didn't like.....book 5 is not out there yet. You won't be sorry you tried this book out. Caution - rated R
This is a good book but not for everyone, its a fun book but it does take a great deal of concentration and patience. This is a warning from the past and I only had enough time to write this limited review. Good luck
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