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Dead City - James Ponti
Dead City
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A tween takes on undead New Yorkers in this paranormal action-adventure that “breathes new life into the zombie genre” (Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games).Most kids have enough to deal with between school, homework, extracurricular activities, and friends, but Molly Bigelow isn’t your... show more
A tween takes on undead New Yorkers in this paranormal action-adventure that “breathes new life into the zombie genre” (Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games).Most kids have enough to deal with between school, homework, extracurricular activities, and friends, but Molly Bigelow isn’t your typical tween. By day, Molly attends MIST—the Metropolitan Institute of Science and Technology—but it’s what she’s learning outside of school that sets her apart from her classmates. Molly is a zombie hunter, just like her mother. This, however, is news to Molly. Now she must come to terms with not only the idea that zombies exist, but also that they’re everywhere, and it’s her job to help police them and keep the peace. Sure, she’d like to be a regular kid, but “regular” just isn’t possible when it turns out the most revered (or feared, depending on your perspective) zombie hunter in the history of New York City is your mother. It seems Molly’s got some legendary footsteps to follow…
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781442441309 (1442441305)
ASIN: 1442441305
Publisher: Aladdin
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Dead City (#1)
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Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it
4.0 Dead City
Severed fingers, death chambers, and scary noises. As far as field trips went, this rated well below the Museum of Natural History. (But it was still better than our class visit to the wastewater treatment plant.) Up until she meets Natalie, Grayson and Alex, Molly has no friends to speak of....
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it
3.5 Dead City by James Ponti
Some might consider Molly to be a bit odd. Her mother was a forensic pathologist and, every summer for years, Molly would spend time with her at the morgue. Molly's mother, Rosemary, made sure she never saw anything nightmare-worthy, but her time at the morgue did help give her a love of science. Af...
Jennavier
Jennavier rated it
This was stinking cute. That's really the best way to describe it. My recommendation: If you're breathing, this is a book for you.
Scott Reads It!
Scott Reads It! rated it
4.0 Dead City
Check Out Reviews at Scott Reads ItZombie books are just so exhilarating and intense. Does that make me masochistic that I like to read about brain eating walking dead? Whatever I'm on a zombie binge reading streak (Enclave, Dead City, Dead Tossed Waves). Dead City was a fast and fun action packed ...
Word Spelunking
Word Spelunking rated it
5.0 Dead City
THREE WORDS: Wildly Fun & FunnyMY REVIEW: I enjoy a great zombie story, but I LOVE a zombie story that offers a fresh twist on the genre and I LOVE James Ponti's middle-grade book Dead City. In this book, Ponti has packed in all the things I love in my MG's, while offering readers a fun and exciting...
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