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Rot & Ruin Audiobook
Rot & Ruin
Written by: 
Jonathan Maberry
Narrated by: 
Brian Hutchison
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Rot & Ruin Audiobook

Rot & Ruin

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Publisher's Summary

Multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author Jonathan Maberry’s Rot & Ruin is his debut work for young readers. Fifteen-year-old Benny Imura lives in a world infested with zombies where, when a kid turns 15, he must get a job to continue receiving food rations. Benny has no interest in the family business of zombie killing, but figures he doesn’t have much of a choice. He’s tried out a bunch of other jobs, and hasn’t found anything he likes. But as Benny starts training with his brother, he learns things about being human that he never expected.

©2010 Jonathan Maberry (P)2010 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Dennis Fenton, MO, United States 12-02-10
    Dennis Fenton, MO, United States 12-02-10 Member Since 2010
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    "Totally agree with the first review"

    Very good. I found this transcended age . The young and old will find this audio book enjoyable.

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Stoney 02-11-11
    Stoney 02-11-11 Member Since 2015
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    "Good but not great!"

    This is a zombie book but not as much as I was hoping. Overall I would recommend but nothing like Day by Day Armageddon, Beyond Exile, Patient Zero or The Morning Star Strain.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Dennis Fenton, Mo, United States 12-02-10
    Dennis Fenton, Mo, United States 12-02-10 Member Since 2010
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    "Totally agree with the first review"

    Very good. I found this transcended age . The young and old will find this audio book enjoyable.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Jordan 07-22-16
    Jordan 07-22-16
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    "YA Zombie fiction without too much angst."
    What did you like best about this story?

    The author writes mostly for adults but this series works well with the younger audience too. It works out as a Western in most regards, but then again a lot of really well done post apocalypse stories end up being a Western in disguise.


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    michele 07-09-16
    michele 07-09-16 Member Since 2015
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    "most excellent"

    I was thrilled and fascinated by the Joe ledger series so I decided to try another. Benny imura has absolutely lived up to the expectations I have developed in reading Jonathan maberrys other books.

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    Susan Thomas 06-24-16 Member Since 2016

    I am an English teacher, a learning addict, and an aspiring writer. I also have a husband and some cats, and I kinda adore them.

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    "Movie material"

    One of my 7th grade students recommended this to me, so I wasn't quite sure what to expect since I'm not into zombie fiction. But I was surprised how much I enjoyed it! The plot was well-paced and executed, the characters were well-developed and likable, and the dialogue was perfectly natural and often funny. I can only hope a movie is coming soon!

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    Gary Saint Rose, LA, United States 06-22-16
    Gary Saint Rose, LA, United States 06-22-16 Member Since 2011
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    "I'm a Maberry fan!!"

    I think this is listed as YA. Well I'm 40 so what does that say!! This is a great book!!

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    B. Burk 05-20-15
    B. Burk 05-20-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Starts slow but gets good."

    Starts out slow, but by the end it's a 4/5. The slow start dropped my rating to a 3. I hope the next book in the series keeps running where this one left off instead of having to start at an uphill crawl.

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    sybonezz 05-06-15
    sybonezz 05-06-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Amazing book"

    This book was awesome, you could totally feel the emotions in a real form, especially between Tom and Benny! You won't regret reading this.

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    benjamen 03-18-15
    benjamen 03-18-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Different but really good!"

    This is not a Joe Ledger type book, or any other Mayberry type book that I have read. It started out slow but it works itself into a great story that had me. I Finished this book in two days, it even had me crying in pain and joy... Jonathan Mayberry proves how incredibly we'll rounded he is with this book. I'm going to read the next in the series and I look forward to reading it again!

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