Thursday, July 5, 2012

Dead Tropics: Review and Giveaway

From Goodreads:
IN THE MIDST OF A CATASTROPHE LIKE THE WORLD HAS NEVER SEEN, ONE WOMAN WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO PROTECT HER FAMILY. 


Lori Nelson has always seen herself as an ordinary woman, doing the best she can to juggle family and her work as a nurse. But the most dangerous creature in nature is the mother whose offspring is threatened... When miners release an ancient virus Lori is at ground zero of the deadly battle for survival. With the help of a laconic ex-soldier, can Lori find the strength to fight the spreading threat and save her family?

My Review
:
Dead Tropics is an excellent book, it's got zombies, touching scenes, threat of death, and survival, Dead Tropics encases a great storyline, and characters! Lori's had a lot of tough times, but she's a strong leader, and if this was YA, I'd say that she was the opposite of a TSTL, because she takes charge, and she's strong. Really loved that!

1 thing that was hard to understand at first, was the setting, because I had no idea where Cairns was, I though it might be in South America, because there were tropics, and beaches very close together, but Cairns is in Australia, so nice setting, though knowing where in the world would've been nicer.

And the zombies! Quite great, and destructive, just like the movies, where they're actually bad, and I liked that it was caused by a virus released because of man's need to keep taking and building, and infringing on nature, it adds a "tale of warning" to the story that coupled with a mother trying to keep her kids alive, an excellent story!

So all in all, this was a wonderful book, great zombies, and tensions running high, and a strong lead, what more could a person ask for in a zombie book! So check out the giveaway below so you can have a chance to read this book!

Author: Sue Edge
Read: July 4th, 2012
Source: Innovative Online Book Tours Review Copy
Reason Why: Sounded like a great book, and it's a 2012 Dystopian book!
Publisher: Permuted Press
Published: May 7th 2012
4/5 Hearts
4/5 Books
4.5/5 Stars









Giveaway:
I'm hosting a giveaway of this book, Dead Tropics. It'll be a ebook copy, and so it'll be International. I'll pick a winner via random.org on July 12th so you have a week for you guys to enter.

To Enter:
In the comments, tell me something that you think you'd like about this book and your email.

For Bonus Entries, 1 each, (and if you've already done them for a previous giveaway, say that)

-follow this blog by GFC
-follow this blog by email
-follow Sue on twitter
-follow me on twitter


Bio:
A freelance writer and mother of three, Edge steals the time to write by ignoring the state of her house and pretending that the kids can look after themselves.

She loves zombies but can’t handle gore; does most of her creative thinking while walking the dog but hates exercise; loves socialising but needs time alone, and accepts that she is a bundle of contradictions (but hates people contradicting her).

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Stops on the Tour:
7/2 Books, Books, and More Books /Review
7/2 Soliloquy /Review and Give Away
7/2 Books With Marshmallows / Interview and Give Away
7/3 Eternally Books /Guest Blog
7/5 The Lucky Ladybug /First Chapter
7/5 Words I Write Crazy /Review and Give Away
7/5 Persephone's Winged Reviews /Review
7/6 Readers Confession /First Chapter and Give Away
7/6 A Great Book Is The Cheapest Vacation /Guest Blog and Give Away
7/6 Beauty & Books  First Chapter and Paper Book Give Away
7/6 My Cozie Corner /First Chapter and Give Away

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