on January 25th 2015
Source: Xpresso Book Tours
Eve used to be an ordinary girl, from an ordinary town, with ordinary dreams, but her dreams rapidly turn into nightmares when one grave mistake leaves her a little less than human and a lot less average.
Eve’s not quite the same girl she used to be. She desperately clings to her humanity as new desires, new abilities, and new urges take over with each passing day.
Eve Brenner: Zombie Girl is a tale that takes you on an emotional and terrifying journey as Eve struggles to cope with her new life and find a cure for her strange illness before time runs out. She desperately clings to her humanity as she tries to control the monster she knows is lurking inside her.
Turns out living was the easy part.
Started to really love Eve at the beginning of this. She gets herself into some trouble and the premise is excited and quite scary! I know I would have freaked out if I were in her shoes.
But… then… I don’t know what happens. It gets a little lackluster. I didn’t fall in love with Eve even after the fun, yet scary, beginning. I do like her jokes but never really felt totally in love with her, sadly. None of the characters really made me cheer for them. I’m not sure what was lacking with Eve as she is a strong, sarcastic gal, and normally I love that! The others, but especially Cam, kind of just annoyed me. And the changing of the point of view probably did not help. Just as I was getting to understand a character, the pov changes…
With all the zombie books that I have read in the last few years though, this one will definitely stand out. It is unique and I loved the setting! Although after the initial attack on Eve it gets slow. But still, I enjoyed it for the most part. And I always love when a horror has some really good horrific parts!
In short: It was good. Not my favorite zombie book of the year but it definitely has some potential. I think I would have preferred if Eve told the entire story.
|Overall:||3.3 / 5|
A.Giacomi is the author of the wildly entertaining Zombie Girl Saga, a four part series from Permuted Press. Eve Brenner: Zombie Girl is A. Giacomi’s debut novel. You can catch the latest updates about her writing on her blog: www.poeticzombie.com
A. Giacomi is a wife, and mother to one small human child. She is a Canadian born writer, educator, and artist. She proudly waves her York University Alumni flag and continues to thirst for knowledge and devour books. She is a zombie enthusiast, lover of all things Tim Burton, Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Marvel, Star Wars and just generally just loves film, essentially she’s a fangirl.