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Dread Nation - Justina Ireland
Dread Nation
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4.22 125
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780062570604 (0062570609)
ASIN: 0062570609
Publisher: balzer + bray (april 7, 2015)
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.5 American Civil War and zombies
Interesting premise. What if during the American Civil War the dead arose and started laying waste to America. One bite is all it takes. The government decides that it will use young black and native americans to fight these undead, training them in academies quite like the boarding schools used to ...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
4.0 Is this the same alt reality that gave us Abraham Lincoln the vampire killer?
Dread Nation: Rise Up by Justina Ireland is the first of a series about an alternate version of Civil War America where zombies roam the earth. Race and slavery are major themes of the story as well as feminism. In fact, it's black females that are sent to special schools to train to fight the undea...
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
5.0 DREAD NATION: RISE UP by Justina Ireland
Jane is at Miss Preston's school to learn how to defend and protect in the hope she will be hired by an elite family. What she gets is the lessons but is then sent west to protect a town. The secrets she learns cause her to seek her freedom. I liked Jane. She is kick-ass and determined. She k...
Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it
4.0 Dread Nation
Behold! The second ever zombie book I didn’t hate! Well, I still hated the zombies themselves, but it turns out when you throw them in a story full of interesting characters, a snarky not-so-reliable narrator, a rich historical setting, and skillful applications of critical race theory, I don’t mind...
Class-Action Vampires
Class-Action Vampires rated it
3.0 Dread Nation: Started off loving it... ended up only liking it.
I enjoyed and admired a lot of things about Dread Nation, but for some reason it didn't gel into a book that I would rave about the way all the positive professional reviews do. I found myself getting sidetracked with other books until I finally made up my mind to finish it, and when I did, I found ...
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