Tom Leveen ¼ 3 characters35 StarsSick by Tom Leveen is one hell *Of A Seething Drooling Bone *a seething drooling bone tale Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work packed with suspense A uick jolt to the system with humor action and gore I had to keep reading Had to know had to find out Readers are introduced to a small band of kids and friends that roam the hallways of Phoenix Metro High School The typical jocks rule the school attituderevails with a
few side ockets of fun and mischief But our story focuses around Brianside ockets of fun and mischief But our story focuses around Brian his best friend Chad who appear to be the troublemakers at first look All that changes in a flash as the horrors kick off and escalate though From ditching class one minute to bloodbath The Late Romances pep rallies the next Ah high school One day can change everything As the chapters tick by readers feel the tensio Not the best zombie book I ve read but most certainly not the worst It did have it s moments It s marketed as a young adult novel so it did come across sometimes as juvenile but I still likey it Plus it did have zombies in it Check out Scott Reads It for reviews giveaways I had been longing to read Sick ever since I saw that it was being marketed as Breakfast Club meets The Walking Dead Sick was even one of my Waiting On Wednesdayicks in July and I was dying to read it Sick just might be my most disappointing book of 2013 by a long shot Don t believe Sick s description at all the marketing for this book is built on false retenses When I read Breakfast Club meets The Walking Dead I should have known it was a gimmick because that comparison is too good to be true Sick is nothing like The Breakfast Club at all and doesn t deserve to be compared to such a classic movie The only element of Sick that remotely resembles The Breakfast Club is the fact that kids from different cliues and walks of life are stuck in the same room That s where the similarities to The Breakfast Club start and end Sick is NOT a coming of age story despite the comparison and the characters don t rogress morally at all to justify the comparisonI can definitely understand the comparisons to The Walking Dead and it s a My Curvy Valentine (Perfect Fit, pretty accurate comparison There is a lot of survival aspects of this story and there are a ton of gory zombie moments in this book I love gore in books but Sick felt excessively gore to theoint where I didn t feel so well The zombie aspects of Sick are executed well for the most Attainment (Temptation, part Leveen has created a new type of zombie these buggers are hunched and have crystalline features At oneoint in the story the zombies were described as sparkling and I couldn t help but be reminded of Twilight I appreciate Leveen s efforts to create a new type of zombie but we have enough sparkling Hatred in the belly paranormal creatures thank you very much Zombies don t need to sparkle it s unnecessary and I m not ready for zombies to be ruined for me Vampires Breakfast Club meets The Walking Dead as a group of unlikely allies tries to survive a deadly outbreakBrian and his friends are notart of the cool crowd They’re the misfits and the troublemakers the ones who jump their high school’s fence to skip class regularly So when a deadly virus breaks out they’r. Ere taboo for me for a long eriod of time and I refuse to let that happen to zombiesSick has some of the least intelligent characters I ve read about ever and they frustrated me to no end In addition to this some of the characters also Enjoy Racist Jokes Here Are Some Lovely Uotes From This racist jokes Here are some lovely uotes from this book Exhibition A Let s be offensive and racist I didn t know being a bigot was in seasonI didn t know a black kid could be Gender Inequality in Our Changing World pale but Hollis is Maybe they re bustin him for somethin Like what Bein black GoodointAre you like one of those high functioning retards he asksBecause I ll kick your Mexican ass suare into next week eseThis is the United States of America Kat says Rooming in the Masters House pretty calm under the circumstances We re not in Rwanda here you guys Someone ll show up we ve just got to sit tightExhibition B Let the idiocy begin What the snap crackle fuck you talkin aboutLet s go fuck this monkeySay the world and we re off like arom dressIt s Chad o clock motherfuckersJust out of curiousity is there a Spanish word for zombie Jamie considers this a second before suggesting Zombrero I wish I could say that these uotes made sense when in context but that s not the case This book gives teenagers a bad image and makes all teens look brain dead I kid you not my e ARC was filled with random uotes that made me want to weep for humanity None of the characters are likeable at all and the MC never ceased to irritate me with his constant need to judge everyone If you re uestioning whether to read Sick or not it really depends if you ll be offended by racism Media, Home and Family prejudice and mindlessnessI wish I could say thelot makes up for the horrendous dialogue and frighteningly unlikable characters The Multicultural Partnerships plot is nothing special at all and is an average zombie story There is a lot of running aroundanicking A Convent Tale planning to escape andeople trying to figure out how the zombies were created Sick stoops lower and lower as the book goes on and even manages to use a bunch of cliches The characters even made a Lord Of The Flies joke how clever Not to mention that I ve seen this story countless times and I just couldn t really immerse myself in this book Luckily I read Sick Contemporary Issues in California Archaeology pretty uickly considering how much I hated it Thelot is extremely fast aced and it always seems like there is something going on I may not have enjoyed Sick but I give credit to Leveen for making sure there is never a lull in the *plot Sick by Tom Leveen is definitely one of the worst books I *Sick by Tom Leveen is definitely one of the worst books I read all year I honestly couldn t handle the excessive racism offensive humor and goriness I m not sure if I would recommend this one to anyone at all I m still not sure who the target audience for this one is because it manages to offend eople from many different walks of life Sick never ceases to be crude at all and I m still uestioni. E the only ones with a chance of survivingThe virus turns Brian’s classmates and teachers into bloodthirsty attackers who don’t die easily The whole school goes on lockdown but Brian and his best friend Chad are safe and stuck in the theater department far from Brian’s sister Kenzie and his ex girlfriend. .
Ng why this book is going to be ublished Yikes When my little sister got her new books including thisshe said this one s about zombiesand I was likeYay I want thatI want that I m gonna read that And seeing the title made me *excited to read this bookwondering how sick this could beespecially when this is my first of Tom LeveenSo *to read this bookwondering how sick this could beespecially when this is my first of Tom LeveenSo is a story of teenagers who got stuck in their school in a zombie apocalypseIf you want to know how and when it startedyou ve got to read this book The strange thing is thatthey re not deadthey re just really sick with sparklingskinfaces that meltand with distorted bent backs how could they even move and run fast Wellaren t they so gruesomely horrifyingshuddersWhat I liked here were the charactersparticularly the secondary charactersbecause they re interestingstarting with Jaime the Latino kid who is the smartest and the coolest and who ractically lead his group Drama department in Vilfredo Pareto protecting themThen there s Travis who wanted torove to his father that he is a brave mansomething to make his dad roud of Cammy the kick ass cheer leaderHollis girlfriendwho I wished showed up already during the first Kenzie and Laura search mission And of coursethere s Chad the hot temperedand the meanest bestfriend of Brianthe
MC herewho I adored laterduring the search mission So yesthe secondary characters did most of the zombieherewho I adored laterduring the search mission So yesthe secondary characters did most of the zombie actionYet at leastBrian did
something heroic at the last art of the storyThe only reason why I m giving this a rating ofheroic at the last The Fin-de-Siècle World part of the storyThe only reason why I m giving this a rating of is becausethe story ended abruptlyhope there s a seuel Overall I loved how the author originally created his zombieshow thelot went along reasonably fairthe setting was great and the story was intense I also liked that the author added a uniue and touching story of lovefriendship and loyalty into the story So to those who are zombie fansthis book s for you Thanks to my dearest sis who lent this book to me Love yougirl this is a fairly forgettable YA zombie novel from where i am standing in my old lady shoes but i think it is one its audience will appreciate i can see young reluctant reader males getting something from it that i supersaturated with zombie exposure did nothere are the book s God and the Multiverse pros interesting zombies they are speedy in that new millennial zombie way and they aren t all reanimated corpses they are ultra strong and unusually shaped and sparkly like edward i guess but less mopey these zombies don t ever sigh or feel conflicted they just feeddrama geeks to the rescueit s about time drama geeks got to rock in a zombie talerop swords and risers and set building tools will come into lay although there is very little apart from that which gives the story that insider s edge which is a shame because i think that would have made it stronger for me you can understand th. With a anic attack roblem Laura Brian and Chad along with some of the theater kids Brian had never given the time of day before decide to find the girls and bring them to the safety of the theater But it won’t be easy and it will test everything they thought they knew about themselves and their classmates.