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How to Train Your Dragon 2
How to Train Your Dragon 2
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, July 30, 2014
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Incredible film score, every bit as entertaining as the first.

Warm Bodies: A Novel
Warm Bodies: A Novel
by Isaac Marion
Edition: Hardcover
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stunning voice, fascinating commentary, September 13, 2011
This review is from: Warm Bodies: A Novel (Hardcover)
More than likely you are reading this review because it is for a zombie romance novel. Not just a zombie romance, but one that is receiving glowing reviews from readers everywhere. Whether you are intrigued or skeptical, you should read WARM BODIES because it is far more than just a twist on the romance genre--it is an insightful, intelligent look at what it means to be alive, filled with distinct and engaging characters and delivered in beautiful, first-person prose.

"R" is a zombie longing to break free of his undead limitations and embrace the fullness of life. After he eats the brain of Perry and experiences the most potent memories of Perry's life, R makes a decision to protect Julie, Perry's girlfriend. In the apocalyptic world Marion has created, zombies are only a symptom of a deeper problem--one that has roots throughout humanity, whether living or not.

The romance is sweet and remarkably believable. The prose is gorgeous if at times a bit much--almost as though Marion feels the need to impress with his imagery in every paragraph. In short: the story is riveting and beautiful. WARM BODIES transcends it's zombie elements, mostly because it digs past the ugly surface of the mythology to the dead heart inside that longs to beat once again with life.

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