Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Review: Bad Hair Day by Carrie Harris

Title: Bad Hair Day
Author: Carrie Harris
Series: Books Two in the Kate Grable Series
Published By: Delacorte (Nov. 13. 2012)
Source: ARC Copy Provided by the Publisher (in exchange for an honest review)
Genre: YA Paranormal
My Rating: 4 Stars!

Goodreads Description:
 Senior year is positively hair-raising.

Kate Grable is geeked out to shadow the county medical examiner as part of her school’s pre-med program. Except when he’s arrested for murder, she’s left with the bodies. And when Kate’s brother Jonah stumbles upon a dead gamer girl, she realizes that the zombie epidemic she cured last fall was only the beginning of the weirdness taking over her town. Someone’s murdering kids—something really hairy. And strong. Possibly with claws.

Is it werewolf awesomeness like Jonah and his dorktastic friends think? Kate’s supposed to be a butt-kicking zombie killing genius...but if she can’t figure out who’s behind the freakish attacks, the victims—or what’s left of them—are going to keep piling up.

It’s scary. It’s twisted. It’s sick. It’s high school.

My Review:
Anyone who knows me knows that I just don't love zombie books, well for the most part anyways. Yet, I find I buy them all the time. I think it is some weird fascination honestly. I don't know.

Anywhoo, there are very few books about zombies that I have truly wanted to pick up and read and then actually enjoyed. And the first book in this series, Bad Taste In Boys was one of them. It was just a really fun read without being boring or too horrific or gory. I mean a geeky girl that save the town and gets the hot guy in the end? How can you beat that?

So I was kind of excited to read this one because I knew no matter what, I was going to get an entertaining read. Kate is just a fun character. She is smart and a little sassy and has a dry sarcastic sense of humor (something I just love).

This book picks off right where the first one left off. Kate has found a cure for the zombie virus and all is well....or maybe not.

There seems to be some sort of “other” out there targeting young adults and Kate, once again is on the job with a little more help this time from friends.

This was an action packed read. If I thought I liked the first one, this one was even better. You can't always say that with sequels. In fact, this one left me wanting more. I don't want to give anything away so I will just say this, once again this was a fun read full of the awesomeness that is Kate and her friends. Her witty mental commentary and her brilliance that always comes through and saves the day. Her geekiness that she tries to hide and fails to do completely and her absolute loyalty to those she cares about, all made this a great story I devoured in one sitting.

I really hope there will be more in this series because I love Kate, Jonah, Aaron, Kiki and Rocky.


  1. Now I adore, love , crush on zombie books..so I am off to look for book one! I like the sound of this one too. The town sounds weird and oddly that excites me:) Great review!

  2. Thanks Kim! This really is just a fun (sometimes silly) series.

  3. I got the first one at the library. I wasn't sure I would be able to vet it read before its due back, but I'm thinking I will make sure to squeeze it in. I need a funny book with a great character!

  4. Great review! I was doing a bit of blog hopping and found yours. I am now your newest follower! I hope that you will stop by for a visit sometime soon! I hope you are having a fantastic Tuesday! :)

    Leigh Ann
    MaMa's Book Corner

  5. I have th scheduled on my blog in the next couple of weeks and I am looking forward to it. I liked how zany Bad
    taste in Boys was and I am happy to hear this is even better!

  6. Don't like zombie books... pfft.. :P

    I love zombies and I love silly, so this series sounds right up my ally.

  7. Then you need to give this one a try Christy, you will love it!

  8. I love zombie books! I've been wanting to pick up the first one in this series. Glad to know you enjoy them and that the sequel was even better.