Thursday, February 7, 2013

Book Review #272 - Undead (Undead #1) by Kirsty McKay

Out of sight, out of their minds: It's a school-trip splatter fest and completely not cool when the other kids in her class go all braindead on new girl Bobby.


The day of the ski trip, when the bus comes to a stop at a roadside restaurant, everyone gets off and heads in for lunch. Everyone, that is, except Bobby, the new girl, who stays behind with rebel-without-a-clue Smitty.

Then hours pass. Snow piles up. Sun goes down. Bobby and Smitty start to flirt. Start to stress. Till finally they see the other kids stumbling back.

But they've changed. And not in a good way. Straight up, they're zombies. So the wheels on the bus better go round and round freakin' fast, because that's the only thing keeping Bobby and Smitty from becoming their classmates' next meal. It's kill or be killed in these hunger games, heads are gonna roll, and homework is most definitely gonna be late.
My Rating: 4/5
This book is fast paced from the very first page. The action starts almost immediately and at first I liked that but I was soon overwhelmed.
I felt the characters were never properly introduced and so throughout the book I was never able to connect with any of them.
I haven't read very many zombie books and so I didn't have any expectations for this but now I want to read more zombie books.
There was a key plot twist that I did predict, but other than that it was never really straight forward. I especially liked the ending and can't wait to read the sequel Unfed.

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