The Burning World

The Burning World

A Novel

Book - 2017
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"In this sequel to WARM BODIES, the New York Times bestselling novel and hit movie, star-crossed lovers R and J must confront a world filled with the undead and the far more terrifying force that animates them"--
"The New York Times bestseller Warm Bodies captured hearts worldwide in twenty-five languages, inspiring a major film and a cult fandom. Now R the reluctant zombie continues his journey in this much-anticipated sequel. Being alive is hard. Being human is harder. But since his recent recovery from death, R is making progress. He's learning how to read, how to speak, maybe even how to love, and the city's undead population is showing signs of life. R can almost imagine a future with Julie, this girl who restarted his heart--building a new world from the ashes of the old one. And then helicopters appear on the horizon. Someone is coming to restore order. To silence all this noise. To return things to the way they were, the good old days of stability and control and the strong eating the weak. The plague is ancient and ambitious, and the Dead were never its only weapon. How do you fight an enemy that's in everyone? Can the world ever really change? With their home overrun by madmen, R, Julie, and their ragged group of refugees plunge into the otherworldly wastelands of America in search of answers. But there are some answers R doesn't want to find. A past life, an old shadow, crawling up from the basement"--
Publisher: New York :, Emily Bestler Books/Atria,, 2017
Edition: First Emily Bestler BooksAtria Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781476799711
Branch Call Number: F Marion
Characteristics: 500 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm


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Apr 22, 2018

This book is so timely and important. It goes from a zombie apocalypse romance to an action-packed political drama while remaining true to itself and its origins. It is a fantastic commentary on what today's society could become without love and understanding and acceptance.

Isaac Marion is an amazing author. His words flow through me, chilling me and warming me over and over. I can't get enough of the strange and wonderful sensation the Warm Bodies series gives me. The Burning World brings together so many threads and seemingly unimportant elements into a grandly woven design. But the design is unfinished. Loose string hangs off the edges like broken limbs. I'm hungry for more. I'm hungry for The Living.

Nov 17, 2017

I much preferred Isaac Marion’s first novel ‘Warm Bodies’ and the movie to this sequel. This book in fact is the second installment in what is now a trilogy. The third installment is not yet released in late 2017. I presume the author was trying to convey the process of recall in R’s mind as his memories returned from his former life but at time there were small chapters in the book that I could not relate to the story at all and for that reason I found this book hard to follow at times and far less appealing. Senior Doctor-at-Bass Fishing! D. A.


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