Monday, February 7, 2011

Choose Your Own Adventure

Do you remember the "choose your own adventure" books from way, way back in the day? Those books that let you have a hand in the fate of the hero/heroine of the story, all by choosing which paths he or she takes. If the thought of these fantastic childhood pleasures makes you sentimental, you are so in luck. I've just learned of the most awesome choose your own adventure of all time.



Oh, that's right. It's a zombie choose your own adventure. With 112 different possible endings! At least 7 of which guarantee you won't die! And who are the "you" in this equation? You are a are an adorable, stuffed pink bunny with murderous intentions and a health aura of kick-ass.

Blurb for Matt Youngmark's Zombocalypse Now:

You're a stuffed bunny and it's the end of the world. Between you and your objective are forty or fifty ­zombies gorging ­themselves on the flesh of the living. If you disguise yourself as one of them and try to sneak past the feeding frenzy, turn to page 183. If you grab a tire iron, flip out and get medieval on their undead asses, turn to page 11. Zombocalypse Now is a comedy/horror ­reimagining of the choose-your-own-ending books you grew up with. You'll be confronted with undead hordes, ­internet ­dating, improper police procedure, and the very real ­danger that you'll lose your grip on reality and wind up chewing on the carpets. The zombie apocalypse has never been this much fun.

Matt Youngmark is my new hero.

~Lily

2 comments:

Helena Sparrow said...

amazing! and downloaded...in my tbr queue

Lily Ghates said...

It was only $2.99 on Nook. Awesome, right?

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