Wondering Which Post-Apocalyptic Novel to Read Next?

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Interested in a post-apocalyptic novel to read before the end comes for us all? Check out these articles about current and upcoming books.

The Dead Days Journal: Dark & Intricate New Post-Apocalyptic Novel Showcases Clashing Perspectives on Just What It Takes to Survive

Masterfully crafted by Sandra R. Campbell, ‘The Dead Days Journal’ is an upcoming epic adventure where a once unbreakable father and daughter are pitted against each other when the Apocalypse finally arrives. This bold story of love and family rages in a playground of broken allegiances, affinity for an enemy that defies existence and one journal that tells it all…

Annapolis, MD -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/10/2015 -- While post-apocalyptic fiction has become something of a staple among the fantasy audience, both readers and critics are crying out for wholly unique new narratives that don't succumb to recycling of the 'same old' concepts. Thankfully, author Sandra R. Campbell has stepped up to the plate with gusto, announcing an upcoming novel where the apocalypse thrusts familial bonds into realms as tumultuous as the new world.

Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/2464747#ixzz3RORtAUjn

'The Country of Ice Cream Star' And 8 Other Books That'll Make You Scared For The End Of The World

When describing The Country of Ice Cream Star, Sandra Newman’s newest novel, it’s hard to know where to start. Do you begin with the narrator, a ferocious 15-year-old leader whose name gives the book its title? Or do you lead with the author’s invented language, a bold, futuristic, and all-together remarkable creation? There’s so much compacted into the audacious 640-page work that narrowing it down to just one element is impossible. Yet in any description of the book, one thing must be made clear: that Ice Cream Star, despite its post-apocalyptic setting, is not your typical dystopia. It’s so, so much scarier.

Because in the world that Newman so thoroughly created, it’s 80 years in the future, and a plague has swept the world and killed everyone over the age of 20. Civilization’s started up again, but it’s run by bands of teenagers and children, all of whom know they won’t make it to adulthood because of the “posies” that’ll take each of them down, one by one. Ice Cream Star is the leader of her tribe, the nomadic “Sengles,” and when her older brother starts showing the disease’s tell-tale symptoms, she sets out to find a rumored cure.

Read more: http://www.bustle.com/articles/63319-the-country-of-ice-cream-star-and-8-other-books-thatll-make-you-scared-for-the

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