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Theseprettywords rated it 6 years ago
This book took me FOREVER to finish. While in the end I liked the story and can't wait for the next installment, this one was a tough read. It was slow to start, the plot meandered a bit and there just wasn't enough of Bram/Nora. I still love Lia's writing, still love these characters, I just think ...
Library Liz·ard
Library Liz·ard rated it 6 years ago
After a slow start (entirely my fault, btw) this second installation of Lia Habel's Respiration series was an exciting ride. While I worried that the multiple point of views would again bog the story down and keep me from the characters I loved (hello, Bram!) they didn't seem gratuitous. That said...
Speculating on SpecFic
Speculating on SpecFic rated it 6 years ago
The second instalment of Habel’s zombie romance, while an enjoyable read, carries many of the same failings as the first. I was able to overlook them in Dearly, Departed because of the intriguing concept, but I had hoped for some growth in the characters and the story and found none. I continue to a...
RefractedLight rated it 7 years ago
★★★★½Picking up several months following that horrific day the “evil” zombies attacked New London, the city is still trying to come to grips with the fact that zombies exist – that people they know and love have been taken by or become one of the walking dead. The well-ordered foundations of New Vic...
AH@BadassBookReviews rated it 7 years ago
“You’re a zombie. If you’re not missing body parts, you’re doing it wrong.”Dearly, Beloved continues the story of our plucky heroine Nora Dearly. Nora lives in New London, Nicaragua, the capital of New Victoria. The book is set in the future, a future that embraced Victorian culture and societal sta...
kathymartin9237 rated it 7 years ago
This story continues the adventures of Nora Dearly and her beloved zombie Bram Griswold. Tensions are very high between the normal humans and the intelligent zombies. We see the story from a variety of viewpoints. Nora and Bram take the lead as does Nora's friend Pamela, Michael the aristocrat boy w...
Mother.GAMER.Writer rated it 7 years ago
Originally Reviewed at: Mother/Gamer/WriterRating: 5 out of 5 Controllers Review Source: NetGalleyReviewer: Me Slight Spoilers If You Have NOT Read Dearly, Departed (which you should!) I am deeply infatuated with Lia Habel’s ability to craft such a uniquely satisfying novel. Dearly, Beloved is just ...
Lose Time Reading
Lose Time Reading rated it 7 years ago
This is a DNF for now... it's just too slow moving for me. I will probably come back to it at some point seeing how I LOVED Dearly, Departed... but it's just doing it for me right now. I've been reading it since OCTOBER!
Great Imaginations
Great Imaginations rated it 7 years ago
So, heads up. This is probably going to be a pretty short review. It's just that I was so damn disappointed by this book and I don't really have a lot to say. You'd think I would, but I'm feeling very ho-hum about this and I just don't really care to go on and on about the reasons Dearly, Beloved di...
Radiant Shadows
Radiant Shadows rated it 7 years ago
I struggled to get through most of Dearly, Beloved. The elements I loved from Dearly, Departed - rich detail, a complicated romance and modern technology mixed with Victorian era elements - either were absent or only added to Dearly, Beloved's inability to fully capture my attention. Nearing the end...
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