Saturday, 14 September 2013
After the Ending (The Ending, #1) by Lindsey Fairleigh & Lindsey Pogue
The first book in the emotionally charged post-apocalyptic series, The Ending.
The Virus spread. Billions died. The Ending began. We may have survived the apocalypse, but the Virus changed us.
When people started getting sick, “they” thought it was just the flu. My roommate, my boyfriend, my family…they’re all gone now. I got sick too. I should have died with them—with the rest of the world—but I didn’t. I thought witnessing the human population almost disappear off the face of the earth was the craziest thing I’d ever experience. I was so wrong. My name is Dani O’Connor, I’m twenty-six-years-old, and I survived The Ending.
The Virus changed everything. The world I knew is gone, and life is backwards. We’ve all had to start over. I’ve been stripped of my home, my dreams…all that is me. I’m someone else now—broken and changed. Other survivors’ memories and emotions haunt me. They invade my mind until I can no longer separate them from my own. I won’t let them consume me. I can’t. My name is Zoe Cartwright, I’m twenty-six-years-old, and I survived The Ending.
We’ve been inseparable for most of our lives, and now our friendship is all we have left. The aftermath of the Virus has stranded us on opposite sides of the United States. Trusting strangers, making sacrifices, killing—we’ll do anything to reach one another. Fear and pain may be unavoidable, but we’re strong…we’re survivors. But to continue surviving in this unfamiliar world plagued by Crazies and strange new abilities, we have to adapt. We have to evolve.
And more than anything, we have to find each other.
THIS BOOK CONTAINS ADULT CONTENT AND LANGUAGE.
I was sent this to review for NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
I find it hard to give up on books but I'm sad to say that after six weeks and less than a 150 pages read I decided to call time on this one.
I felt that I had no need to find out anymore about Zoe and Dani and what happened to them.
I love the cover and I love the genre of dystopian themed books but I felt this one was lacking pace and I lost interest in it.
Sorry ladies (authors) it wasn't for me.
This was a big fat zero for me as I didn't finish it but on Goodreads I gave it a star as I don't think you can lose them from your list of books reading unless you rate them and mark them as read.