Hungry For You

I rarely read short stories, and it's even more rare that I review collections of them, but Hungry For You by A.M. Harte was a worthwhile exception to this trend as it is unlike any collection - and really, unlike any book - I've ever encountered. And I mean that as an incredibly high compliment!

Hungry For You takes on the genre of zombies but rather than the typical approach to the zombie apocalypse with hordes of undead taking over the world (or classic literature), Harte uniquely examines zombies in a sympathetic light. In these stories, the undead are the heroes, the romantic leads, and the misunderstood protagonists of a wide variety of scenarios.

The entries in the collection range in scope of a few lines to several pages. Some are funny, some are disturbing but all are entertaining and well written. For those that appreciate the lighter side of zombie fiction and enjoy a chuckle with their chills, this is definitely a book to devour!
It's no coincidence that Her Book Self is trending towards monsters and mayhem this week.  With werewolves yesterday, zombies today and a vampire book later in the week, it's easy to guess that Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.  In the spirit of celebrating, I'm also excited to present an interview with Hungry For You author A.M Harte on Wednesday of this week which will also feature a giveaway of this fun collection of zombie love stories.  If you like books that mix the morbid with the humorous, be sure to stop by later this week and enter the giveaway!

3 Response to "Hungry For You"

  1. CubsFan4Ever says:
    October 24, 2011 at 10:49 PM

    Even the chapter titles add to the hilarity of this collection. I recommend at least giving it a try!

  2. lisa :) says:
    October 26, 2011 at 8:20 AM

    CubsFan, I think you're thinking of Jesse Petersen's Married With Zombies, which was also great. Fans of that book will probably love this one as well!

  3. Danielle Zappavigna says:
    October 29, 2011 at 7:01 AM

    I'm a relatively new convert to zombies and loving them! Just put this one on my list :-)

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