Search Results: "Jonathan Maberry"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ORPHAN ARMY by Jonathan Maberry
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 19, 2015

"This first book in an explosive new series is the perfect mix of science fiction and magic. (Fantasy/science fiction. 8-12)"
Ever since the alien invasion, 11-year-old Milo has suffered from nightmares, but when a voice in his dreams tells him the world needs a hero, he has a hard time believing it could be him. Read full book review >

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BITS & PIECES by Jonathan Maberry
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"An entertaining divergence from the solid series. (Science fiction. 13 & up) "
The aptly named fifth book in the Rot & Ruin series fills in gaps and provides key back story to the series. Read full book review >

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DUST & DECAY by Jonathan Maberry
Released: Aug. 30, 2011

"A cinematic ending with lingering unanswered questions and plenty of zombies still lurking in the unknown sets the scene for the next installment. (Science fiction. 13 & up)"
The zombie attacks are bigger, better—and gorier—in this nearly non-stop action sequel to Rot & Ruin (2010). Read full book review >

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MARS ONE by Jonathan Maberry
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 4, 2017

"Maberry wins with his on-the-spot dialogue, and his characters grace the page with ease. (Science fiction. 12-16)"
It ain't easy to get to Mars. Read full book review >

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SCARY OUT THERE by Jonathan Maberry
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Not every story is good, or even scary, but the ones that are scary good will haunt readers long after closing the book, and at a whopping 498 pages, most readers will surely find something grisly to enjoy. (Anthology/horror. 13 & up)"
"What scares you?" So begins Maberry's introduction to this anthology of poetry and short stories by 22 authors, all members of the Horror Writers Association. Read full book review >

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ROT & RUIN by Jonathan Maberry
Released: Sept. 14, 2010

"The result is an action-packed, thought-provoking look at life—and death—as readers determine the true enemy. (Science fiction. 13 & up)"
It's been 14 years since First Night, when a zombie apocalypse turned America into the Rot and Ruin wasteland and war-torn survivors formed a new community behind a protective fence and away from "Godless behaviors." Read full book review >

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EXTINCTION MACHINE by Jonathan Maberry
Released: March 26, 2013

"What could have been a fun romp turns into a cliché-ridden tale so confusing that most readers will need a whiteboard to keep track of the characters and plot points."
Maberry's fifth entry in the Joe Ledger series combines conspiracy theories, aliens, corrupt government agencies and tons of action/adventure. Read full book review >

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FALL OF NIGHT by Jonathan Maberry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"The end of the world as we know it, complete with 24-style dialogue and enough oozy bits to make Tom Savini queasy."
The apocalypse goes viral in the sequel to the gorefest Dead of Night (2011) as a viral outbreak and a hurricane wreak havoc on Stebbins, Pennsylvania.Read full book review >

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FIRE & ASH by Jonathan Maberry
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"In the end, this gripping zombie saga is really about Hope & Love. (Science fiction. 13 & up)"
Maberry delivers a fitting conclusion to his popular Rot & Ruin series. Read full book review >

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FLESH & BONE by Jonathan Maberry
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"Good thing there will be another sequel. (Science fiction. 13 & up)"
The third time's the charm with even more adventure—and gore—as the series continues (Dust & Decay, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >

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VAULT OF SHADOWS by Jonathan Maberry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Magic, aliens, and now…zombies—a can't-miss combination. (Fantasy/science fiction. 8-12)"
Eleven-year-old white Milo Silk continues to lead the Orphan Army against the evil extraterrestrial Swarm in this follow-up to The Orphan Army (2015). Read full book review >

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DEAD OF NIGHT by Jonathan Maberry
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"An outlandish but superfluous zombie yarn that is gruesome, imaginative and grateful to its inspirations."
A rogue scientist's experiment in revenge wreaks havoc on a rural township in Pennsylvania. Read full book review >