For Book Addicts Everywhere | 19 November 2013 | Abby Raines

Let me start off by saying I'm a huge fan of the Cirque Du Freak series, by this guy. That's just a phenomenally good book series, and this series has the potential to be just as awesome.


This book is about a kid, a high school kid, who's nicknamed 'B' (honestly I don't remember what his real name was... oops). His dad is basically in all ways a dick. He's racist, an alcoholic, has a bad temper and hits B and his mom.


The thing I really really love about this book it the obvious internal conflict of B. In order not to get hit, he would agree with his white supremacist loving father, and it's gotten to the point that he doesn't know whether he's just acting this way because of his dad, or because after repeating all that he really has turned into a racist.


A series of events goes down in Ireland, including what reporters are calling Zombie attacks, his father says it's a load of bull. Eventually, even after denying that zombies are real and ignoring the news, zombies come to London attacking B's school.


He, and a group of friends and strangers, runs for the fire exit where they find out its been blocked. They hole up in an abandoned classroom, where one of them turns.


From there its pretty normal for a zombie book, run away, run into zombies, escape, somebody gets eaten.... blah blah blah.


Then the dad comes to rescue B and the group he's with. They manage to bust down a door, but not until after B does something that his father told him to do that's absolutely disgusting.


B ends up leaving the group because of this.


This book is a great beginning, and I'm really excited to read the next book.



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