Dust & Decay

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Sep 11, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 544 pages
37 Reviews
“The zombie attacks are bigger, better—and gorier—in this nearly non-stop action sequel to Rot & Ruin” (Kirkus Reviews). Winner of the Bram Stoker Award.

Six months have passed since the terrifying battle with Charlie Pink-eye and the Motor City Hammer in the zombie-infested mountains of the Rot & Ruin. It’s also been six months since Benny Imura and Nix Riley saw something in the air that changed their lives. Now, after months of rigorous training with Benny’s zombie-hunter brother Tom, Benny and Nix are ready to leave their home forever and search for a better future. Lilah the Lost Girl and Benny’s best friend Lou Chong are going with them.
     But before they even leave there is a shocking zombie attack in town, and as soon as they step into the Rot & Ruin they are pursued by the living dead, wild animals, insane murderers, and the horrors of Gameland—where teenagers are forced to fight for their lives in the zombie pits. Worst of all...could the evil Charlie Pink-eye still be alive?
     In the great Rot & Ruin, everything wants to kill you. And not everyone in Benny’s small band of travelers will survive....

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Cover Art Review: This cover literally screams zombies. - Goodreads
In relation to the writing style, it is very good. - Goodreads
It's just such an interesting premise. - Goodreads
Firstly - the cover art is awesome. - Goodreads
As per usual the cover art was great. - Goodreads
The plot, premise, and characters really come to life. - Goodreads

Review: Dust and Decay (Benny Imura #2)

User Review  - Janie Johnson - Goodreads

I was glad that I finally got to read this installment of the Benny Imura series. It was nice to revisit Tom. Benny, Nix, & Lilah. Add Chong to the mix along with some super villains and you have a ... Read full review

Review: Dust and Decay (Benny Imura #2)

User Review  - Dana - Goodreads

Forget the walking dead, this is where first class zombie action is at! My heart was pounding through the whole book! I usually prefer a single, first person narrative as opposed to several third ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Jonathan Maberry is a New York Times bestselling author, multiple Bram Stoker Award winner, and Marvel Comics writer. He’s the author of many novels, including Assassin’s Code, Dead of Night, Patient Zero, and Rot & Ruin. His nonfiction books cover topics ranging from martial arts to zombie pop-culture. Jonathan continues to teach the celebrated Experimental Writing for Teens class, which he created. He founded the Writers Coffeehouse and cofounded The Liars Club, and he is a frequent speaker at schools and libraries, as well as a keynote speaker and guest of honor at major writers’ and genre conferences. Jonathan lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Sara, and their son, Sam. Visit him at JonathanMaberry.com and on Twitter (@JonathanMaberry) and Facebook.

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