Wednesday, December 30, 2009

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

I was expecting some good things from this book and I was not disappointed. It's full of action, thoughtfulness, love and romance, and zombies. All things I love in a novel. Though, the ending was a bit disappointing. I'm hoping that the ending means their are more books to come in this world of the Unconsecrated. I am informed that yes, there is a sequel The Dead-tossed Waves due out in March, I think.

We see the world from the perspective of Mary. She lives in a small village in the middle of a forest that is infested with zombies. They are the last remnants of the human race uninfected or so the Sisterhood tells everyone. But soon the village is finally overrun by the zombies and her, her brother, her friend, and the two men she loves escape with her into the forest. Her mother has told her stories of the world before the zombies came into it and she sets out to find the ocean and this world that may be free from the zombies.

There are a few things not patched up for me and a few plot twists that I didn't like, but I feel that it is another great zombie classic and am looking forward to its sequel!


  1. I have this book in my TBR pile! I guess I better get to it! Thank you for the review! You always do such a nice job on them!

    XOXO~ Renee

  2. I'm not a big zombie girl, but I'm tempted to read this because of all the wonderful reviews I've read.

  3. I'm not usually into zombies, but this cover is amazing and the story sounds interesting...

  4. This is a great recommendation. I'm so going to add this to my wish list!! This looks like the next big thing after the Twilight Saga!


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