Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (47)


For those of you who don't know, Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine where book bloggers devote a post to an upcoming book release they are particularly looking forward to reading.

THIS WEEK'S PICK:
FLESH & BONE BY JONATHAN MABERRY

Reeling from the tragic events of Dust & Decay, Benny Imura and his friends plunge deep into the zombie-invested wastelands of the great Rot & Ruin. Benny, Nix, Lilah and Chong journey through a fierce wilderness that was once America, searching for the jet they saw in the skies months ago. If that jet exists then humanity itself must have survived…somewhere. Finding it is their best hope for having a future and a life worth living.

But the Ruin is far more dangerous than any of them can imagine. They are hunted by fierce animals escaped from zoos and circuses. They must raid zombie-infested towns for good and medical supplies. They discover the very real truth in the old saying: In the Rot & Ruin…everything wants to kill you.

And what is happening to the zombies? Swarms of them are coming from the east, devouring everything in their paths. These zooms are different. Faster, smarter, infinitely more dangerous. Has the zombie plague mutated, or is there something far more sinister behind this new invasion of the living dead?

In Flesh & Bone, Benny Imura, Nix Riley, Lou Chong and Lilah the Lost Girl are pitted against dangers greater than anything they've ever faced. To survive, each of them must rise to become the warriors Tom trained them to be.


Despite being a little doubtful at first, I absolutely loved Rot & Ruin and Dust & Decay. Jonathan Maberry wrote a zombie story that feels very real, and after everything that happened in Dust & Decay I can't wait to see where it goes next. If you haven't picked up this series yet, you definitely should.

Flesh & Bone by Jonathan Maberry will be published September 11, 2012 by Simon & Schuster BFYR.

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7 comments:

  1. I have not read any of these books. They do sound awesome though. You've made me curious!

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  2. i think i've seen this one with a different cover, or maybe it was another book in this series.

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  3. I felt the same way when I started Rot & Ruin and then it was so good! Still haven't read the second one yet. Must catch up. Great pick. Please check out my Wow!

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  4. This sounds interesting but the cover is SUPER creepy to me. Awesome pick, though! :D

    Drop by my WoW?

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  5. Great choice for this week. It does sound interesting and I will have to check it out!

    Thanks for sharing,
    Dani
    My WoW: http://paulettespapers.com/?p=2011

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  6. Definitely a great choice! I love Rot & Ruin, and am so excited for this third book.
    My WoW.

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  7. I am so with you on this one!! I can't wait for it although I still tear up thinking about Dust & Decay. I swear Maberry is the only author I know of that can write about zombies and still make me cry reading his books. Here's my pick

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