Book Review: The Forest of Hands and Teeth
I hate post-apocalyptic books and movies with a passion. I wince when Mr. Pop Culture Curmudgeon wants to watch Mad Max or The Road Warrior. The thought of being forced to watch or read The Postman gives me shivers. The only book I didn’t finish in my comparative literature class in college was Riddley Walker.
I had some misgivings when I started Carrie Ryan’s The Forest of Hands and Teeth and realized that it was a post-apocalyptic tale. I soldiered through the first few pages, quickly drawn in to the story of Mary, a girl on the cusp of womanhood living in a village under siege by the zombie hordes.
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