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ZOM-B City

Written by Darren Shan

Part of the ZOM-B Series

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LoveReading View on ZOM-B City

March 2013 Book of the Month   Best-selling Darren Shan, master of the dark story, spins another horrific thriller set after the zombie apocalypse. In the world of the dead, a terrifying battle is taking place over who will control the streets of London. Will it be the dead? Or the alive? Darren Shan’s fans, their tastes for terror sharpened by Cirque de Freak, will love this third volume in the Zom-B series. 

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ZOM-B City Synopsis

How many survived the zombie apocalypse? Where do the living hide in a city of the dead? Who controls the streets of London? B Smith is setting out to explore...

Zom-B is a 12 part series of which 10 have so far been released

1.       Zom-B

2.       Zom-B Underground

3.       Zom-B City

4.       Zom-B Angels

5.       Zom-B Baby

6.       Zom-B Gladiator 

7.       Zom-B Mission

8.       Zom-B Clans

9.       Zom-B Family

10.     Zom-B Bride

For more Zom-B news & competitions visit  www.darrenshan.com or join in the chat the Zom-B Facebook page.  And there are competitions & giveways at www.zom-b.co.uk

 

ZOM-B City Reader Reviews

Teens love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert review, some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review the first title in the series Zom-B.  You can read their reviews below.

  • Jake Brown, age 13 - 'Shan tackles taboo subjects like racism and domestic situations warts and all and is not afraid to do so...The first in a great new series. Read if you dare.' Read full review >
  • Jennifer Bridgeman - 'Zom-B was scary but amazing at the same time. It was really scary because the zombies could crack your skull open with there long fingers. I loved it.' Read full review >
  • Janet Gilliard - 'My son would recommend it...definitely a young adult novel!' Read full review >

ZOM-B City Press Reviews

PRAISE FOR ZOM-B:

"A clever mix of horror, fantasy and realism... gripping" The Telegraph

"Will make readers think as well as gag... a lean, punchy tale" SFX

"Gory and exciting" The Bookbag

"Darren Shan's most ambitious work yet. Brilliantly plotted, he has breathed new life into the zombie phenomenon" Red House

"I loved it from beginning to end... I wanted to hug and throttle Darren Shan at the same time for his sheer deviousness and audacity" Bookzone for Boys

"A great gory read that's sure to entertain and chill" Bookbitz

"Character development is impressive for a relatively short book, and Shan executes the transition from normalcy to wholesale terror masterfully." Publishers Weekly

"Shan's baaa-aaaack... A series opener to sink your teeth into" Kirkus Reviews

"A slice of superior teenage horror, with at least on gasp-inducing twist to keep readers hooked." Worcester News

"Shan has hit a home run and proved that he truly is the master of YA horror... ridiculously smart" Writing from the Tub

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ISBN: 9780857077608
Publication date: 14/03/2013
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857077608
Publication date: 14th March 2013
Author: Darren Shan
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 224 pages
Suitable for: 13+ readers
Recommendations: Books of the Month, eBooks, Reviewed by Children

About Darren Shan

Darren Shan's real name is Darren O'Shaughnessy. Although he is Irish he was actually born at St. Thomas’ Hospital, London -- directly across the river from the Houses of Parliament in Westminster (which may explain his fascination with evil bloodsuckers ...). He lived in SouthEast London until the age of six, when he moved to Limerick in Ireland, with his parents and younger brother, and has lived there ever since (but he never lost his London accent!). He later returned to London to study Sociology and English at Roehampton University. He then worked for a cable television company in Limerick ...

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