Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: Zombie Edition

 Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week I'm waiting on...
by Kirsty Mckay
Pub Date: September 1st, 2011
Being new at school bites. But at least it doesn't kill you. Mostly.

Bobby thinks she might well be on the School Trip from Hell. Too bad she's a noob, too bad her classmates don't rate her weirdo accent and too bad that Scotland is having the worst blizzard since the Ice Age. Looks like she's going to be on this school bus for a quite a while; could things get much worse?

Yep. They could.

Inexplicably, her classmates start dying...and then they come back to life again...and what's more, they're very, very hungry.

With nowhere to run and no contact with the outside world, Bobby is thrown together with a raggle-taggle group of survivors at a roadside café. There's indie kid drop-out Smitty, the class beauty queen Alice, dweeby Pete and two near useless adults: a half-conscious bus driver and a volatile petrol station attendant.

The frenemies struggle to stay alive - through explosions, deadly battles and a breakneck chase through the snowbound wilderness. Somehow they have to make it to safety - and get some answers - no matter what the cost.

Can they survive the Undead? And each other?

by Ilsa J. Bick
Pub Date: September 6th 2011
It could happen tomorrow...

A cataclysmic event. An army of "The Changed."
Can one teen really survive on her own?

An electromagnetic pulse sweeps through the sky, destroying every electronic device and killing billions. For those spared, it's a question of who can be trusted and who is no longer human...

Desperate to find out what happened and to avoid the Changed, Alex meets up with Tom---a young army veteran---and Ellie, a young girl whose grandfather was killed by the electromagnetic pulse.

This improvised family will have to use every ounce of courage they have just to survive. 

by Isabella Kruger
Pub Date: September 13th 2011
“I walked into a dark alley somewhere near our compound .I was use to doing the rounds every night. Lord knows I was tougher than most of the males around. I had taught myself how to use a gun and how to survive. No one, not even the hard core survivalists thought that the world would end the way that it did.”

Eighteen-year-old Ethnee Daffy is a freedom fighter, fighting the evils of the apocalypse. For the last 3 years she has battled down Zombies and weird looking government officials. However, her life changes when she meets Aiden a Zombie who claims that he is still half human and that he knows how to cure humanity . Will Aiden and Ethnee find the cure to safe humanity?

 Other WoW editions:

What are you waiting on this week? Leave me a link and I'll visit. Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Cook theme for your WoW picks! I haven't read too many zombie books and the ones that I have so far tend to be on the lighter side. I think the only book I'm sort of familiar with is Ashes but the others sound interesting too! :)

  2. I can't wait for Undead either it looks great! I've heard a lot of good things about Ashes too. Great picks!

  3. oooh love the ashes cover so creepy.
    by the way great picks and thanks for dropping by on my page. Im followingyou now x


  4. I've heard of the bottom two, but I've got to add the top UNDEAD to my list!

  5. Thanks for dropping by my blog! You have a nice one here. :)
    ooohh Zombies! I love zombie stories. ^^ And I've read Ashes. It's really goood! :D
    Haven't heard of the other two you listed, but they sound good so I may look into them and put those on my TBR lists as well. Thanks for sharing!

    Hope you're having a good week!


  6. Great picks! I have been hearing a lot about these lately and they all look so good! :D

    I have something for you over at my blog, if you accept! ;D


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