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After his grandfather dies DJ sets out to fulfill his request in Between Heaven and Earth by Eric Walters. Contained in sealed envelopes, grandfather has assigned each of his six grandsons a task to complete. DJ is the oldest and must venture to the top of Mt Kilamanjaro in order to spread his grandfathers ashes. Since DJ is a successful athelete he feels confident in his ability to climb to the summit and complete his task. In fact, he expects to make it to the top in two days with another day to return. Even before he begins his climb there is plenty of adventure on the way to his destination in Tanzania.
This is a fun story of adventure complete with maps and twists as the plans unfold on life journeys for each grandson. Grandfather is dearly beloved by each and this is just one adventure in the seven series, each with a different author.
Eat Brains Love is about three different teenagers. Jake Stephens, a normal teenage guy, he likes punk and metal music, Call of Duty, and fast food. Amanda Blake, the most popular girl at Ronald Reagan High School (where Jake goes too), she is also the hottest girl at the school. Then there's Cass, who I will get to later. One day during lunch at R.R.H.S, Jake starts to feel a weird growling in his stomach, when he sees Amanda Blake standing over her best friend, eating her. The school goes into a panic, and Jake joins Amanda in eating the students. After the massacre, Government agents come into the school to clean up the mess, this is where Cass comes in. Cass was selected during a special test to work with a government group to hunt and kill zombies. Now why would at 16 year old girl be selected? Because she is a psychic. Eat Brains Love shows the story through Jake and Cass' eyes, as Cass and her zombie hunting team track down Jake and Amanda, who somehow regained control over their bodies, unless they start to hunger for flesh, and are on the run. The big thing is, the Government is keeping the whole zombie apocalypse a secret.
This book honestly caught my attention from the title and description. I was curious about what the book was about, and I thought it was pretty good. There are some obvious stereotypes in the book which, if you choose to read this, you will see. I will say that there is a good amount of strong language, a lot of gore (zombies, duh), and some mild sexual content. But besides that it's a good read. Maybe the Zombie apocalypse is going on right now. 0_o
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