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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Review & Giveaway: Mostly Dead by Bonnie R Paulson


Title: Mostly Dead
Series: Barely Alive #3
Author: Bonnie R Paulson
Published: October 2012
Tour: Yes, Supagurl Tours
Format: ebook provided for review

Time is running out and Paul’s original wish for death looms. As his skin grays and hunger becomes uncontrollable, the world burns. 

Heather and Paul have fallen for each other, but with life and death barricading them apart, and the potential cure disappearing into time, they have no hope. 

Paul’s hunger is all-consuming. He has to walk into the flames, join Dominic, or eat everyone he loves. 

Can he save anyone, if not himself?

Welcome to the second of three posts I have this week for the Barely Alive series!   Monday - An awesome guest post/character interview with Bonnie and Paul.  Tuesday:  An awesome zombie meatloaf recipe from Bonnie, sure to complete any doomsday themed meal!  And now today I have a review of Mostly Dead, book 3. 

Originally I was supposed to review all three books, but time escaped me and I found myself having to jump right into Mostly Dead, book 3. What I found was an exciting action packed – and very unique – story. Yep, I’m a bit disappointed I didn’t get a chance to read the first two books first.

So when I jumped in with this story Paul and Brian are on the road, and Paul is trying to figure out how to get away from Dominic. Dominic is a big reason I wish I had read the other books. He’s in this book quite a bit, but not really in it. Are you picking up what I’m putting down? Anyhow, I think I definitely want to know more about Dominic. But in the meantime, Paul is definitely a slice of interesting with a side of awesome craziness.

This book read wonderfully. I think it is a true attest to Bonnie’s writing skills that I didn’t feel like I was lost, even though this isn’t really a standalone book. I was quickly enamored with the characters, and any questions I had got answered along the way.

This book was full of action. And the zombie storyline is unlike anything I’ve ever read. There’s a bit of romance, and a few sad moments. Dominic is creating more zombies at a crazy rate, Paul is suffering from his own dubbed “superhero” complex, trying to save everyone. People are hearing other people’s thoughts, and it was just a great trip following Paul through this journey. I definitely think this is a book for zombie lovers, especially if you are looking for a new take on it.



About the Author....
Bonnie R. Paulson mixes her science and medical background with reality and possibilities to make even myths seem likely and give every romance the genetic strength to survive. Bonnie has discovered a dark and twisty turn in her writing that she hopes you enjoy as much as she has enjoyed uncovering it. Dirt biking with her family in the Northwest keeps her sane

Goodreads: Bonnie R. Paulson 


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6 comments:

  1. Thanks for the review - this sounds like an interesting series

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  2. Krystal WillinghamDecember 6, 2012 at 3:06 AM

    As much as I love everything Zombie the only plan I have in place is to kill as many as I can before they kill me. lol Other than that I don't really have any Zombie survival plan. Guess I should start thinking about one though. lol

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  3. i don't know...maybe hiding in bunker or some place...

    i am a gutless but i love reading and watching movies about zombies :p

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  4. Liz @ Fictional CandyDecember 8, 2012 at 12:47 PM

    Hiding is probably a good idea while the first wave of crazy happens!

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  5. Liz @ Fictional CandyDecember 8, 2012 at 12:47 PM

    I think killing as many as you can is a good start!

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  6. Liz @ Fictional CandyDecember 8, 2012 at 12:48 PM

    It's good! Definitely different.

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