Feb 202012

The Girls’ Guide to Dating Zombies by Lynn Messina
Source: Review copy for book tour
Links: Amazon, Goodreads, Author’s website

Hattie Cross knows what you’re thinking: Zombie sex? Ewwwww. But she also knows that since a virus turned 99.9999 percent of human males into zombies, it’s statistically impossible to meet-let alone date-the remaining 0.00001 percent. So she writes “The Girls’ Guide to Dating Zombies” to help her fellow single women navigate the zombie-relationship waters. Her practical how-to impresses the CEO of the largest drug company in the world, and before she knows it, Hattie, a reporter for a downmarket tabloid that specializes in conspiracy theories, is sitting down with the woman who single-handedly invented the zombie-behavioral-modification market. Granted access to the inner sanctum of zombaceuticals, she meets an actual, living, breathing M-A-N. Now Hattie, the consummate professional, is acting like a single girl at the end of the twentieth century: self-conscious, klutzy and unable to form a coherent sentence without babbling. Worst of all, the human male appears to have impaired her ability to think clearly. Because all of a sudden she’s convinced a conspiracy is afoot at the drug company and it seems to go all the way to the top! 

I’m not usually a fan of zombie books, but this book is great. It’s hilarious and light-hearted. A definitely chick-lit zombie book, which I don’t think I’ve heard of before.

I flew through this book and gobbled it up. The worldbuilding is very intricate and yet easy to grasp. The origins of the zombie crisis are believable and entirely realistic.

This book didn’t just entertain me, but also made me think about what the world would be like without men. There was definitely some food for thought hidden within the pages of this book.

Challenges read for:

 Speculative Fiction Challenge 2012

2012 Ebook Challenge 

Novel Publicity Blog Tour Notes:
Get The Girls’ Guide to Dating Zombies on Amazon or Barnes and Noble – you know you want to!

And please vote for my blog in the traffic-breaker poll for this tour. The blogger with the most votes wins a free promotional twitterview and a special winner’s badge. I want that to be me! You can vote in the poll by visiting the official Girls’ Guide to Dating Zombies blog tour page and scrolling all the way to the bottom.

Be sure to enter for your chance to win an autographed copy of The Girls’ Guide to Dating Zombies : ENTER HERE.

Check out this amazing book trailer!

Join us for a live twitterview with the author on Saturday, March 10th at 4 PM EST. Search #emlyn on Twitter, and bring your questions for this lively chat.

  6 Responses to “The Girls’ Guide to Dating Zombies”

  1. Great review, Sarah! I won't be surprised if our little tour leads to a feminist uprising 😛

    As always, would you mind cross-posting your review to Amazon and GoodReads to help Dating Zombies extend its audience?

    Thank you so much,

  2. Oh, and congrats on your bloggaversary!

  3. the link to win the book doesnt work

  4. This is very interesting. I didn't think there was zombie chick-lit either. Definitely adding it to my TBR.

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