October 4, 2010

SCAREFEST Review: Dying to Live by Kim Paffenroth

A lone survivor in a zombie-infested world, Jonah Caine wandered for months, struggling to understand the apocalypse in which he lives. 

Unable to find a moral or sane reason for the horror that surrounds him, he is overwhelmed by violence and insignificance. Then Jonah comes across a group of survivors living in a museum-turned-compound. They are led by Jack, an ever-practical and efficient military man; and Milton, a mysterious prophet who holds a strange power over the dead. Both share Jonah’s anguish over the brutality of their world as well as his hope for its beauty. Together with others, they build a community that reestablishes an island of order and humanity surrounded by relentless ghouls. But this newfound peace is short-lived, as Jonah and his band of refugees clash with another group of survivors who remind them that the undead are not the only—nor the most grotesque—horrors they must face.
*copied from here.

I've seen a lot of zombie movies and read a lot of zombie books.  Dying to Live blows them all out of the water.  It's intense, thrilling and easy to get wrapped up in.  The perfect book to get you in the Halloween spirit.

Permuted Press
September 28, 2010
256 pages
$15.00 US

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Disclosure: I received a copy of this book for free. All opinions expressed are 100% mine. If you purchase a book using my Amazon or Barnes and Noble link, I will receive a small portion of the purchase price.

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  1. I love zombies! This sounds like a good one.

    lizzi0915 at aol dot com

  2. this sounds like a good one. always looking for some more zombie novels. :)

    lauren51990 at aol dot com

  3. I love a good zombie book. If you liked it that much, it must really be good.

  4. Thanks for the review. This sounds really good.

  5. What fun! Love, love, love zombies! Thanks for the review!

  6. Wow, blows all the others out of the water-well I love Zombie books so I can't wait to get my hands on this book.

  7. I love Zombie books!


  8. Mary DeBorde
    zenrei57 (at) hotmail (dot) com

    You had me at ZOMBIE lol
    If you say it blew you out of the water, then THIS is the zombie book for me ... sounds terrific!!!

  9. Any book about zombies is worth a read. This one sounds like it's worth several :)


  10. Perfect book for Halloween!

    trippyjanet at hotmail dot com

  11. This must be a great zombie read!


  12. I've enjoyed the zombie books that I have read, I would love to read this one.

    jlynettes @ hotmail . com

  13. i've seen a few movies that sound similar to the plot that i liked. i'm in.