Monday, February 12, 2018

Review: Zero Day by Ezekiel Boone

Title: Zero Day
Author: Ezekiel Boone
Series: Book Three in the Hatching Series
Published By: Atria (February 27, 2018)
Source: ARC Provided by the Publisher (in exchange for an honest review)
Genre: Post-Apocalyptic/Horror
My Rating: 4.5 Stars!



Book Description:
In the thrilling, nerve-wracking finale of Ezekiel Boone’s “hair-raising” (Parade) Hatching series, the United States goes to war against the queen spiders that threaten to overtake the human race forever.

The world is on the brink of apocalypse. Zero Day has come.

The only thing more terrifying than millions of spiders is the realization that those spiders work as one. But among the government, there is dissent: do we try to kill all of the spiders, or do we gamble on Professor Guyer’s theory that we need to kill only the queens?


For President Stephanie Pilgrim, it’s an easy answer. She’s gone as far as she can—more than two dozen American cities hit with tactical nukes, the country torn asunder—and the only answer is to believe in Professor Guyer. Unfortunately, Ben Broussard and the military men who follow him don’t agree, and Pilgrim, Guyer, and the loyal members of the government have to flee, leaving the question: what’s more dangerous, the spiders or ourselves?










The Hatching series has been like an utterly terrifying, utterly fascinating horror show that plays out in a deliciously slow, deliciously tantalizing pace that will leave you jumping at shadows and turning the lights on before entering a room. Not looking for the usual two legged monsters but instead, the kind of the eight leg variety. The kind that bite and borrow and hide in dark places, ready to pounce and fall on you in a moments notice. The kind of nightmares.

The creepy crawlies that leave almost anyone screaming, with their heart trying to frantically gallop right out of their chest. This is a series that is worth every single moment of breathlessness it will leave you not to mention the sleepless nights with the light burning bright on and the covers pulled clear up to your chin. 

It has been a terrifying roller coaster of a ride from the very first page of the very first book and didn't let up until the very satisfying end.

Truly a masterpiece of suspense, horror, and terrifying what ifs. This is a series you don't want to miss out on. I've loved every deliciously dark and agonizing page. One that will truly not be forgotten. 






*All thoughts and opinions are my own and were not influenced by the author or publisher. I was not compensated for this review.*

36 comments:

  1. It's the first time I hear about this one but it's great to have a good horror story!

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    1. It really is so good. Loved the horrific-ness of it!

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  3. Oh gosh, I studiously avoid these books because I cannot handle spiders. LOL I'm glad you loved the series though.

    -Lauren
    www.shootingstarsmag.net

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    1. I strongly dislike them as well but I couldn't help myself, I had to read them anyways LOL!

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  4. I had a blast with this trilogy. I am glad to see you loved the final book. I am looking forward to seeing what the author writes next.

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    1. I know I liked this more than you do but I'm still glad that you liked it overall as well and yes, definitely can't wait to see what he writes next!

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  5. Oh Yikes I love post apocalyptic but bugs ewwww. :)
    Sounds utterly terrifying

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    1. Not even going to lie, the spider part was pretty terrifying.

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  6. Nope, can't do it. I'm too much of a chicken to wander down the horror aisle. You're much braver than me! ;)

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    1. LOL! It is fun every now and then but definitely not something I could do all the time. ;)

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  7. I thought the first one was really scary, but hated all the view points. I need to finish the series.

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    1. Sadly that part of it doesn't get any better, maybe even worse but I thought it worked pretty well for the story.

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  8. This sounds wonderfully bugtastic and creepy!

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  9. It's been a minute since I read a post apocalyptic book. Thanks for introducing me to this one.

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  10. Oh good! I'm so glad to see you enjoyed this one. I love the first two so much so I can't wait to get my hands on this one! :D

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    1. LOL! It was pretty suspenseful and I'm not even going to pretend that I wasn't seriously freaked out at times.

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  12. I just can't. I would be having the willies the whole time. This would be just as bad as snakes for me. However, having said that, I am happy you loved it!

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    1. Thanks Lorna and trust me, there were lots of moments of the willies.

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  13. I read the first two and loved them. I didn't even realize the third book was out. Great review.
    sherry @ fundinmental

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  14. I LOVE this series but haven't got to the third book yet. I'm thrilled to see you rated it 4.5 Stars. Yay! I'll come back to your review once I've finished. :)

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    1. So glad you love it too. I really hope you like this. I've seen a few people who didn't like it as much as I did but I'm hoping you will.

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  15. I have been wanting to try this series for so long, but honestly I'm scared how my outlook on the 8 legged friends ever again

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    1. I won't lie, it does make you look at them differently. :P

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  16. I really love apocalyptic fiction! SO I will be adding this to my TBR! Great Review!Tori @ In Tori Lex


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  17. I really need to start this series. It looks so good. Great reminder.

    Melanie @ Hot Listens & Rabid Reads & Books of My Heart

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    1. Hope you do, it really is so creepy but in a good way. ;)

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