There were some predictable plot twists but a couple good surprises.
Lots of awkward dialog that was just not convincing. Story line was ok. It was This was a kindle book that I would read in between other books. It was an interesting spin on how, if everything broke down, people would rise up and establish corporations to govern within a couple decades. That doesn't seem very plausible to me but it is interesting how, in this case, they used the zombies as a commodity to help put people back to work and create order.
Would I recommend this book? Probably, if you were a die hard Zombie-book fan. Oct 15, Jeremy rated it it was amazing. I picked this up when it showed up for free.
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My expectations weren't high, but it was a zombie novel, so I wanted to give it a shot. I was very impressed and entertained. Much more well written than any of the other free kindle novels I've come across. I didn't want to put it down. Some of those free novels I've felt like I was forcing myself to slog through it to see if there was something to make it worth the time I'd already spent reading it.
I'd have purchased it in a heartbeat if I had see I picked this up when it showed up for free. I'd have purchased it in a heartbeat if I had seen a recommendation by one of my friends that knows how much I enjoy the genre. I might actually have to pick up a physical copy to add to my shelves. In short, if you like the Zombie genre, give it a shot. May 01, Matthew Andrus rated it really liked it. I have read many books on the subject of zombies some good and some bad!
Zombie inc is very different take on this genre that the author seems to have a vision of the future that is as unique as it is possible. Set in a future America where a plague has caused the dead to rise etc but in the years after a company called zombie inc uses the undead as home defense systems keeping residents homes safe from possible intruders but things aren't well in zombie inc and 2 employees stumble on a plot that I have read many books on the subject of zombies some good and some bad!
Set in a future America where a plague has caused the dead to rise etc but in the years after a company called zombie inc uses the undead as home defense systems keeping residents homes safe from possible intruders but things aren't well in zombie inc and 2 employees stumble on a plot that threatens to ruin the world they live in and cause another zombie apocalyptic nightmare.
The books focuses more on the characters that the zombies but all this said this is still a brilliant vision of an apocalyptic nightmare. Not a dull moment Well written and quite a different approach to a zombie. At first I was sceptical of this book but after just a few pages I was reading so fast I couldn't put it down. Fell asleep several late nights with my kindle in hand I just couldn't quit reading kept trying to hold my eyes open to read Nov 07, William Breen rated it really liked it.
Enjoyable story, well defined characters. A dozen or so years after a zombie plague the threat is contained, is it too well contained? I haven't read many zombie stories but expect this one will stand out for those that have. Seems like a very original take on the genre. May 25, Joshua Boone rated it it was amazing Shelves: christine-dougherty.
I thought this book was brilliantly written. It wasn't the dystopian, apocalyptic, depressing society I was looking for in a zombie apocalypse book, but I'm also glad that it wasn't. Definitely would recommend to anyone looking for a thriller. Aug 09, Gail Ritter rated it it was amazing. Very clever book; a very different take on the world resulting from a zombie apocalypse. My only wish for this book is that the story gets continued in a sequel.
Apr 07, Chris Pederson rated it it was amazing Shelves: fiction , zombies , series. Loved it! Jan 16, Michelle rated it really liked it Shelves: horror. I loved this book. It is not the usual zombie story line at all. Very clever and well worth reading. May 06, Scott Hopkins rated it liked it. Fun read. Nothing special but worth reading. Feb 10, Carrie Slager rated it really liked it Shelves: books-i-bought. Two days a year! And the world is so changed that everyone just accepts this without question; Zombie Inc.
In between the chapters in a series of training manual clips, press releases and advertisements we learn a whole lot more about Zombie Inc. With world-building like this it would be easy to let the evil corporation theme steal the scenes and leave the characters undeveloped. Carl was still my overall favourite character because of his tragic past, but Dill was decent enough. The plot was well paced and although some of the plot twists were a little predictable, the characters and awesome world-building more than made up for it.
Oct 10, Angel Grimes rated it it was amazing Shelves: favorites. This is one of the best books I've read all year! When it comes to Zombie stories, they're all pretty much the same. Zombie infection spreads across the world, utter chaos, fighting for survival, maybe some sort of love story. You know the drill, but this took a different approach, set AFTER the chaos of the apocalypse has died down and the world has begun to recover, Zombie Inc hereafter referred to as ZI explores the attempts to rebuild civilization in a world where zombies are a fact of lif This is one of the best books I've read all year!
You know the drill, but this took a different approach, set AFTER the chaos of the apocalypse has died down and the world has begun to recover, Zombie Inc hereafter referred to as ZI explores the attempts to rebuild civilization in a world where zombies are a fact of life. The story begins with Carl and his new trainee, Dill, just going about their business. There didn't seem to be any real plot, but strangely, that didn't detract for my enjoyment of this book. I loved hearing about this fully fledged, recovering world with guard zombies on peoples lawns, and idiotic kids claiming that zombies are people too.
I was half way through the book when the plot finally emerged, and what a shock that was. I didn't see it coming, and usually I'm pretty good with things like that, and once it started it became a roller coaster ride filled with twists and turns as every event from the first half of the book became suddenly vital and even though "zombies win, everybody dies" pretty much sums up the ending although not comprehensively I thoroughly enjoyed the whole story from start to finish! The story wasn't rushed or slow to move, it simply took it's time and everything came to light just when it needed to, flashbacks were concise and informative and the ending was sad, but very well done.
In all, I absolutely loved this book and I look forward to reading some more of this authors work. Mar 02, Cynthia Spataro rated it did not like it. Ok I'm a little peeved. This author needs to go back to school and learn the art of storytelling. The book is essentially a series of conversations in different settings which aren't interesting either. The characters don't grow, don't change and don't have any depth.
They also have stupid names like "dill" and "candy". It sounds like he just cracked out the story on his Hewlett Packard in one night and never got to a second draft. Because no good editor in their right mind would say oh no plot Ok I'm a little peeved. Because no good editor in their right mind would say oh no plot points Nothing is accomplished through the dialogue, it's as vapid as the "plot" and I use that term generously. The zombie scenes are boring and canned sounding and the death scenes are as anti climactic as watching water boil.
One of the main characters carries a bow and arrow Thats just one example of a lot of pointless details that we have to suffer through which add nothing to the story or character development. The beginning of each chapter starts with the zombie corp handbook, trying to be funny, trying to be satirical, failing miserable on both fronts. The author has nothing to say politically or socially definitely nothing new or novel because if they do they certainly can't express it through the written word.
Ordinarily I would not be this harsh, however being a single parent with limited time I'm annoyed I wasted it on a piece of hack writing like this. Clearly a casualty of the whole zombie fad.
I give this book this many stars: Piss off. Jan 20, Caitlin rated it liked it. It's been 25 years since the zombie outbreak that nearly destroyed the world. The survivors of the United States has divided into sections, and the story takes place in the United Five State Republic.
Nearly everyone is employed at Zombie, Inc. ZI , which provides housing, clothing, and food, all automatically deducted from their wages. The zombie outbreak is under control, though--so much so that they have even started using zombies as security, a sort of undead guard dog against looters.
With It's been 25 years since the zombie outbreak that nearly destroyed the world. With so many employees and so little to do, how will ZI continue as a company? An interesting story about after an outbreak has been gotten mostly under control, a who generation of young adults who have never been outside the walls or seen a zombie, many of whom campaign for zombie rights. Broken down into bureaucracy and forms, the zombies made almost safe. The characters act almost as if the zombies aren't real, yet even one is a threat, and ZI is willing to go pretty far to ensure job security.
Entertaining and fast paces, a world full of work-related jargon and a culture that could use some explanation Why certain nicknames? Why certain procedures? It never explains but is still engaging. A fun read for zombie fans. May 04, Carissa rated it really liked it. I got this book from BookBub for free in Kindle format.
This book was really interesting. It's a nice break from from the regular old zombie apocalypse setting. There's a nice air of conspiracy and the quirks and horror mesh nicely. I really like that it can be funny, creepy and gory at the same time. The characters are pretty well-written, and I can relate especially to Dill. The story line kept me hooked, and I found myself actually wanting to read this in my free time instead of while I'm wai I got this book from BookBub for free in Kindle format. The story line kept me hooked, and I found myself actually wanting to read this in my free time instead of while I'm waiting for something or at work, which doesn't happen often anymore.
The main problems I had with this book were the grammatical errors and some of the phrasing. The author uses 'colored' to refer to blushing and 'gorge' to refer to the urge to vomit consistently throughout the book. The first time the phrasing was introduced it threw me for a second, and I didn't understand what was meant until I looked at the context. But at least it's consistent! Sometimes words were completely missing or in the wrong place, like backspace didn't erase enough before starting a new replacement sentence.
Overall, I think this is a nice, quick read that puts a new spin on zombies and corporations. Could use some editing, but that's not a deal-breaker. Read this book! Sep 28, LadyCroft86 rated it really liked it Shelves: on-my-kindle. Zombie, Inc was a unique take on zombies. In this particular world, zombies are used as a type of security and controlled by a company called Zombie, Inc.
This company basically controls all the people and the government in order to make their world safe from zombies. I thought this was a unique take on a world that has already survived the zombie apocalypse and is now trying to rebuild their world as best they can. It was much more interesting than just reading about a group of people killing Zombie, Inc was a unique take on zombies.
It was much more interesting than just reading about a group of people killing zombies and trying to survive.
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The world building was good and had a unique flavor to it. The characters were a little bit flat and generic, but it wasn't too bad. The plot was interesting if a little bit predictable. I really enjoyed learning the ins and outs of Zombie, Inc. Seeing how things worked at the company and learning the different ways that they did business. I especially liked the Wranglers and how they interacted with people, they were pretty funny. Dill was a bit boring as a main character, she was supposed to be young and naive and she was, it was just a little bit boring to read about.
Carl was also very flat, despite the backstory about his wife and his past. Overall, the unique take on zombies earned this book 3. Oct 14, Regina rated it really liked it. Definitely a change from most of the zombie apocalypse stories floating around. Typically, in American style, capitalism and corporate America, in the form of Zombie, Inc.
I really love crotchety middle aged Carl as mentor and fatherly figure to Dill. He lost everything when the world fell to pieces, but found purpose and a way to cope with life as an employee of ZI. Dill, a young woman who was only a kid when the wo Definitely a change from most of the zombie apocalypse stories floating around. Dill, a young woman who was only a kid when the world fell to pieces, is training under Carl to be an Assessor for ZI, after his previous two apprentices died on the job.
She's also loosely connected with a rebel zombie-have-rights group through an over zealous boyfriend who never knew what life really was like before having lived and grown up under the security and protection of ZI his whole life. What happens when a company does its job too well? Read this little gem to find out. Linked to historical figures? Thinking to deep into these Wrangler names? Candy - brilliant use of not everything being what it looks like. Interesting, but weak at the end It starts well and has a good developing plot.
The characters are consistent. Everything is slightly ludicrous, but it fits together nicely. But I wasn't really enjoying the book to a high level. Then it happens. The book takes a sudden left turn that threw me out of the plot. Turning what we know about a main character on its head, promoting a secondary character and giving her abilities inconsistent with her previous portrayal. Doing it in such a way I no longer Interesting, but weak at the end It starts well and has a good developing plot. Doing it in such a way I no longer care about those characters. I have too many other books to read to bother finishing.
It's not bad or terrible, I just don't care enough to finish. That little curveball dumped me right out. I get that it was plausible and supported by further information, but And no one else has talked much about past jobs except this super deadly assassin all of a sudden. And there was a physical relationship between Candy and Carl? Up to this point it was reading as unrequited. He was too damaged for a relationship, but now he wasn't? May 21, Adam Smith rated it really liked it. It began with a single bite. A world tittering on the edge descended into chaos as a zombie outbreak brought about the end.
Once the smoke had cleared it was down to someone to start picking up the pieces. That's where Zombie Incorporated came. Affordable employment with reasonable protection and the promise of a brighter tomorrow. There's not many stories about the aftermath of the apocalypse. This was really interesting and I would have liked to see more of this world. I liked the characters an It began with a single bite. I liked the characters and some of the nice twists the author put on things were really unique. Unfortunately, the story does tend to drag in places and was starting to lose my interest by the end.
I see what the author was going for with the ending, but the way things turned out were pushing it. Too many things seemed to happen without fanfare just to end it that way. A decent zombie story for those with general interest. Oct 11, Crystal w rated it it was amazing. I really enjoyed this book. It was a different take on a zombie book. It was after the Apocalypse and there is one security company around They are the government also. They are a very bad company turning some of their employees into zombies to keep the business running. They put zombies in rich people yards to keep people from breaking into their house.
The zombie population was dwindling so they had to make more zombies. They let the zombies loose on their own employees. I won't give anymore d I really enjoyed this book. I won't give anymore details away. Solid game just needs more content. Requires iOS 8. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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