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THE ZOMBIE COMBAT FIELD GUIDE: A COLORING AND ACTIVITY BOOK FOR FIGHTING THE LIVING DEAD BY ROGER MA: BOOK REVIEW

  The Zombie Combat Field Guide: A Coloring and Activity Book for Fighting the Living Dead By Roger Ma ISBN# 9780425278369 Brought to you by OBS reviewer Caro Synopsis: The Zombie Combat Manual provided potential zombie fighters with comprehensive instructions on how to do battle in the inevitable outbreak of an … Continue reading

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ADAM MANSBACH’S ‘THE DEAD RUN: A NOVEL’ NEW RELEASE: BOOK NEWS

New York Times bestseller author Adam Mansbach has recently released his latest zombie novel entitled, ‘THE DEAD RUN’, which went on sale September 24th, 2013. To celebrate its release, BuzzFeed has created a fun post full of zombies that clearly shows that you have had better days than them: 15 … Continue reading

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COLD KISS (COLD KISS, BOOK #1) BY AMY GARVEY: BOOK REVIEW

Cold Kiss Cold Kiss, Book #1 By Amy Garvey ISBN# 9780061996238 Author’s website: http://amygarveywrites.blogspot.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie Cold Kiss is gorgeous. It’s dark and emotional and heartbreakingly beautiful. It’s a story about zombies and death. It’s about regret and making mistakes and trying to fix them … Continue reading

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PLAGUE NATION (ASHLEY PARKER, BOOK #2) BY DANA FREDSTI: BOOK REVIEW

Plague Nation Ashley Parker, Book #2 By Dana Fredsti ISBN# 9780857686367 Author’s Website:  http://www.danafredsti.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Dawn *Beware of possible Spoilers* Summary: Having stopped the wave of the undead that swarmed their facility, Ashley Parker and the other wild cards (those immune to the zombie virus) are … Continue reading

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RUNNING RED BY JACK BATES: BOOK REVIEW

Running Red By Jack Bates ISBN# 2940016236384 Author’s website: http://flashjab.blogspot.com/  Brought to you by OBS reviewer Caro *Spoilers* Synopsis: Rebellious teen Robin “Robbie” Willette thinks her life sucks. Her grades aren’t the greatest. Her dad hates her “older” boyfriend. And her mom keeps Robbie on a short leash after her … Continue reading

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BOOK INSPIRED COSTUMES FOR HALLOWEEN: OBS SPEAKS OUT

Halloween is just around the corner, is everyone ready? Do you have everything to go with your costume? Do you have the candy prepared? Yes. No. Well, even if you’re not going to any Halloween parties on the 31st or before that day, there are some who will get dressed … Continue reading

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SOMETHING STRANGE AND DEADLY (SOMETHING STRANGE AND DEADLY, BOOK #1) BY SUSAN DENNARD: BOOK REVIEW

     Something Strange and Deadly Something Strange and Deadly, Book #1 By Susan Dennard ISBN #: 9780062083265 Author’s Website: http://susandennard.com Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie Synopsis:  The year is 1876, and there’s something strange and deadly loose in Philadelphia… Eleanor Fitt has a lot to worry about. Her brother … Continue reading

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PLAGUE TOWN (ASHLEY PARKER, BOOK #1) BY DANA FREDSTI: BOOK REVIEW

Plague Town Ashley Parker, Book #1 Dana Fredsti Review brought to you by OBS staff member Dawn Synopsis: Ashley was just trying to get through a tough day when the world turned upside down. A terrifying virus appears, quickly becoming a pandemic that leaves its victims, not dead, but far … Continue reading

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THIS IS NOT A TEST BY COURTNEY SUMMERS: BOOK REVIEW

This Is Not A Test Courtney Summers Review brought to you by OBS staff member Dawn Summary: It’s the end of the world. Six students have taken cover in Cortege High but shelter is little comfort when the dead outside won’t stop pounding on the doors. One bite is all … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH JONATHAN MABERRY AUTHOR OF “DEAD OF NIGHT”

Interview With Multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning Author Jonathan Maberry – Author of “Dead of Night” Brought to you by OBS Staff Member Rose Elle  We are very excited to share with you our interview with New York Times best selling author Jonathan Maberry, author of the Joe Ledger series and his newest … Continue reading

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DEAD OF NIGHT BY JONATHAN MABERRY BOOK REVIEW

BOOK REVIEW: DEAD OF NIGHT BY JONATHAN MABERRY by OBS Staff member Rose Dead of Night, by New York Times bestselling and multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author Jonathan Maberry, is a rock solid zombie thriller that will change the way you view stories about the walking undead. The first chapter, … Continue reading

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ZOMBIES INVADE KING ARTHUR’S COURT IN KNIGHTS OF THE LIVING DEAD

The dead have risen and they are walking in the time of King Arthur’s Round Table,  and one knight cursed with the “Walking Starvation” is one very close to Arthur and his court. So goes the premise of the new comic book series Knights of the Living Dead by Ron Wolfe and … Continue reading

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AFFORDABLE AND FUN E-READS: FANTASY EDITION, PART 2

Our first Affordable and Fun E-reads post was Fantasy books, and today we have more for you! Boneshaker by Cherie Priest $2.99 In the early days of the Civil War, rumors of gold in the frozen Klondike brought hordes of newcomers to the Pacific Northwest. Anxious to compete, Russian prospectors … Continue reading

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HOME IMPROVEMENT – UNDEAD EDITION EDITIED BY CHARLAINE HARRIS & TONI L.P. KELNER

The awesome team of Harris and Kelner are back again with a creative compilation of stories from some of our favorite authors. Home Improvement is the fourth collaboration of this sort from this literary “dynamic duo.” The basic idea is this. Harris and Kelner contact a bunch of writers and … Continue reading

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AFFORDABLE AND FUN E-READS: SHORT STORY COMPANIONS

All of the e-books today are short stories that are tie-ins to a larger series. They are companions to Ink Exchange and Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr, The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan, Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas … Continue reading

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THE ZOMBIE HANDBOOK: AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO ZOMBIES, AND MORE IMPORTANTLY, HOW TO AVOID THEM BY DR. ROBERT CURRAN: BOOK REVIEW

Dr. Robert Curran The Zombie Handbook: An Essential Guide to Zombies and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them Review brought to you by OBS staff member Connie Fans of classic horror films and gothic tales will want to add The Zombie Handbook to their personal library. Combining dramatic narrative with … Continue reading

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AFFORDABLE AND FUN E-READS: UNDER $5 EDITION

I usually do e-books under $3, but when really good books are floating around under $5, I want to share them. So here are some Best Selling books under $5 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith $4.79 “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a … Continue reading

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SLG PUBLISHING SPONSORS CHARITY ZOMBIE-O-RAMA

SLG Publishing, the San Jose based comics publisher, will be  be sponsoring a zombie walk/food drive this August.  August 31st SLG brings Zombie-O-Rama back to the streets of downtown San Jose. Now in its third year, Zombie-O-Rama is a zombie crawl/food drive benefiting the Second Harvest Food Bak of Santa Clara. … Continue reading

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The Horde Movie Review

The Horde Movie Review Rated: R Brought to you by OBS Staff Member Rose Elle We should all be sick and tired of zombie movies considering the plethora of renditions out there, however foreign zombie horror movies always manage to have a few interesting twists that hold our attention. Case … Continue reading

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THE WALKING DEAD SURVIVORS GUIDE #4 COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

Late to the Zombie party? Here is everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the cast of The Walking Dead. In this Survivor’s Guide you will find a handy checklist of all the characters who have appeared in this awesome series, alive or dead. It’s a great supplement to the … Continue reading

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AFFORDABLE AND FUN E-READS: ZOMBIE EDITION

Infected by Scott Sigler $0.99 (until June 30th) Across America a mysterious disease is turning ordinary people into raving, paranoid murderers who inflict brutal horrors on strangers, themselves, and even their own families. Working under the government’s shroud of secrecy, CIA operative Dew Phillips crisscrosses the country trying in vain … Continue reading

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AFFORDABLE AND FUN E-READS: DYSTOPIAN EDITION

We have more great e-books for you! check out these four Dystopian stories Feed by Mira Grant (Hugo Award Nominee $2.99 (until the end of May) The year was 2014. We had cured cancer. We had beat the common cold. But in doing so we created something new, something terrible … Continue reading

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES (PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES #1) BY JANE AUSTIN & SETH GRAHAME-SMITH: BOOK REVIEW

Jane Austin Seth Grahame-Smith Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Book #1   Review brought to you by OBS staff member Angie   When I first saw this book it was difficult to not take notice. There is a lovely young lady on the cover and … Continue reading

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MY BOYFRIEND IS A MONSTER VOL 1: LOVE HIM TO PIECES COMIC BOOK/ GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

This week’s Comic Book / Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you My Boyfriend is a Monster Vol 1: Love Him to Pieces by Evonne Tsang, illustrated by Janina Görrissen from Graphics Universe. Can zombie love really work? Synopsis: Can love survive the zombie apocalypse? Maybe Dicey’s first chance at a real … Continue reading

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DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES VOL. 2 DECIMATION COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

This week for our Comic Book/Graphic Novel Highlight we bring you the long awaited follow-up to the first graphic in this series, Arcana Comics “Dead Men Tell No Tales Vol. 2 Decimation”! Last May (2010) we had the pleasure of review the first in this series of graphic novels titled … Continue reading

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ZOMBIES! AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE UNDEAD COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

George A. Romero who wrote the introduction to ZOMBIES!, along with Rue Morgue Magazine’s ex Editor-in-Chief Jovanka Vuckovic, have put together what could possibly be one of the most interesting zombie history books of all time. The zombie phenomenon is unique in Western popular culture. From its origins in the … Continue reading

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VAMPIRES, WEREWOLVES, ZOMBIES-COMPENDIUM BY SUZANNE SCHWALB & MARGARET RUBIANO: BOOK REVIEW

Suzanne Schwalb Margaret Rubiano Vampires, Werewolves, Zombies – Compendium Monstrum   Review brought to you by OBS staff member Katie Summary Who can keep track of whether or not vampires burn or sparkle in the sun and how many zombies there has to be before you’ve official got a horde … Continue reading

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BOOK HOT LINKS FOR FEB. 16TH: TOLKIEN RE-TELLING, ZOMBIE APOCOLYPSE, AND MORE

Lord of the Rings reworking a hit with fans, but not Tolkien estate via The Guardian “The Last Ring-Bearer, by palaeontologist Kirill Yeskov, retells Tolkien’s epic story from the perspective of the region of Mordor, from where Sauron, the Dark Lord, waged war on the free peoples of Middle Earth … Continue reading

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