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)
My Rating: 4.5 Stars!
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.*
It's the first time I hear about this one but it's great to have a good horror story!ReplyDelete
It has been such a fun series.Delete
I really need to start this series!!ReplyDelete
It really is so good. Loved the horrific-ness of it!Delete
Oh gosh, I studiously avoid these books because I cannot handle spiders. LOL I'm glad you loved the series though.ReplyDelete
I strongly dislike them as well but I couldn't help myself, I had to read them anyways LOL!Delete
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.ReplyDelete
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!Delete
Oh Yikes I love post apocalyptic but bugs ewwww. :)ReplyDelete
Sounds utterly terrifying
Not even going to lie, the spider part was pretty terrifying.Delete
Nope, can't do it. I'm too much of a chicken to wander down the horror aisle. You're much braver than me! ;)ReplyDelete
LOL! It is fun every now and then but definitely not something I could do all the time. ;)Delete
I thought the first one was really scary, but hated all the view points. I need to finish the series.ReplyDelete
Sadly that part of it doesn't get any better, maybe even worse but I thought it worked pretty well for the story.Delete
This sounds wonderfully bugtastic and creepy!ReplyDelete
This sounds like a scary trilogy.ReplyDelete
It was creepy for sure!Delete
It's been a minute since I read a post apocalyptic book. Thanks for introducing me to this one.ReplyDelete
It's definitely a fun creepy one.Delete
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! :DReplyDelete
I think you will like it as well!Delete
This would freak me OUT!ReplyDelete
LOL! It was pretty suspenseful and I'm not even going to pretend that I wasn't seriously freaked out at times.Delete
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!ReplyDelete
Thanks Lorna and trust me, there were lots of moments of the willies.Delete
I read the first two and loved them. I didn't even realize the third book was out. Great review.ReplyDelete
sherry @ fundinmental
Hope you love this one as well!Delete
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. :)ReplyDelete
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.Delete
I don't understand how people didn't love the ending. It wrapped up so well, IMO! All the characters I was rooting for got the ending I wanted, but I did see someone say that things wrapped up a little too nicely. I have no problem with that at all! I want my fiction to make me happy! Wonderful review! :)Delete
I couldn't agree more on all accounts!Delete
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 againReplyDelete
I won't lie, it does make you look at them differently. :PDelete
I really love apocalyptic fiction! SO I will be adding this to my TBR! Great Review!Tori @ In Tori LexReplyDelete
I really need to start this series. It looks so good. Great reminder.ReplyDelete
Melanie @ Hot Listens & Rabid Reads & Books of My Heart
Hope you do, it really is so creepy but in a good way. ;)Delete
I think this book would give me the creeps. Seems like a perfect read for the fall, halloween time!ReplyDelete
Oh it is and it seriously does. I still get creeped out whenever I think about it or see a spider LOL!Delete
I've read Kim's review of this one and she also enjoyed this series. And like I told her, I am really interested to try this one. It's definitely different from my typical apocalyptic story and sounds really exciting and creepy at the same time because I'm afraid of spiders, heheReplyDelete
It is definitely not your typical dystopian type read for sure.Delete