Book Review: Deadline by Mira Grant

I was pretty critical of the first book in Mira Grant’s zombie-tastic Newsflesh trilogy, Feed. The second book, Deadline, was everything I wanted Feed to be. It was a tighter story, it relied less on clever tricks and more on great storytelling, the characters were richer and deeper, and the whole book was cleaner and felt more intentional.

There are a few mild spoilers in this review, but I don’t give away the big twists. There are a few spoilers for Feed. I’m currently reading World War Z, so there will be some comparisons with plot points from that novel, as well. Read More Book Review: Deadline by Mira Grant

Book Review: Feed by Mira Grant

Welcome to the first We Try It! post, part of what will eventually be a daily feature. We Try It! posts are reviews of just about anything, from books to movies to websites to products. For my first review, I chose the book Feed, by Mira Grant. Why? Because it’s about zombies and bloggers, and has a huge, bloody, RSS icon on the cover. Read More Book Review: Feed by Mira Grant