Review: My Life as a White Trash Zombie – Diana Rowland

Angel Crawford is a loser. Living with her alcoholic deadbeat dad in the swamps of southern Louisiana, she’s a high school dropout with a pill habit and a criminal record who’s been fired from more crap jobs than she can count. Now on probation for a felony, it seems that Angel will never pull herself out of the downward spiral her life has taken.

That is, until the day she wakes up in the ER after overdosing on painkillers. Angel remembers being in an horrible car crash, but she doesn’t have a mark on her. To add to the weirdness, she receives an anonymous letter telling her there’s a job waiting for her at the parish morgueβ€”and that it’s an offer she doesn’t dare refuse.

Before she knows it she’s dealing with a huge crush on a certain hunky deputy and a brand new addiction: an overpowering craving for brains. Plus, her morgue is filling up with the victims of a serial killer who decapitates his preyβ€”just when she’s hungriest!
My thoughts:
This and the trailer for an upcoming movie gave me zombie nightmares, scary ones! But luckily the book wasn’t scary πŸ˜‰ No, it was funny and utterly weird.
Angel is a zombie, well she does not know it yet. And yes zombies eat brains, and they rot. Awww the sweet life. Angel was sure a different kind of heroine, street smart, white trash and living with her abusive alcoholic dad. Then she dies and her life turns around…sort of. It worked. I was not sure when I started how it possibly could work, but it does. There are zombies among us, and they crave that juicy grey matter.
The book is about her and her new job. And why a serial killer is hunting people in her town. Romance, well, she has a stupid one and off boyfriend whose ass should be dumped, but I am only giving you all the beginning. More came.
A funny book. Still zombies are totally gross and I want more.
Dos Santos!

White trash Zombie #1
Mass Market Paperback, 310 pages
Published July 5th 2011 by DAW
Own Urban Fantasy


48 thoughts on “Review: My Life as a White Trash Zombie – Diana Rowland

  1. Jenny says:

    Zombies are definitely not my thing, but I'm much better with a humorous story rather than a scary one, so I think I might be okay with this series!

  2. Lauren Elizabeth says:

    This sounds totally awesome and hilarious! I love the cover too, it's weird but really striking. Definitely going to read this, I'm all about the zombies, and if there's humor, even better!

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