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Thursday Afternoon Haiku Moment: Day By Day Armageddon by J. L....

It’s not romance fare
But if you like zombies, well
This rec is for you

book review Small indie press book
Think it started out as blog?
Now is a cult hit.

Ignore the cover
(I think it is hideous)
Book is engrossing.

Written diary
Soldier’s viewpoint of zombie
Apocalypse. Yay!

Jaiku loves zombies.
But not cutesy, funny ones.
Give me horror please!

This delivers it.
Soldier/zombie style.

Story is intense
Diary details hero’s
Struggle to survive

Not the best written
But it succeeds in painting
Very visceral scene

Editing is weird
Typos are left in because
Gives a more ‘real’ feel

Going to pretend
The cheesy photos were not
At the back of book

(Acting out the zombie apocalypse. Sigh.)

As zombie purist
I enjoyed this book a lot
Grim and relentless

How a zombie book
Should be, right? Not an upbeat
Read but still gripping.

Over two hundred
Pleased reviews on Amazon.
And I agree too.


This book can be purchased in mass market from an independent bookstore or ebook format from the Sony Store and other etailers.

One Comment

  1. Darlynne
    May 15, 2009 @ 09:13:12

    I’ve read Max Brooks’ zombie books, which I enjoyed–here, a word meaning “looking for baseballs bats and swords with which to defend my home and family”–greatly. Your enthusiasm for Day by Day Armageddon is almost enough to make me wade back into those waters again.

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