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Still love it, maybe more, after second reading. The running joke about all the delicious ways his parents’ flesh was cooked and enjoyed didn’t sit well with me, and it just got to the point where it was annoying.

A Zombie’s Lament”, then you probably wouldn’t understand. Oct 08, willaful marked it as dnf Shelves: Meet Andy Warner, a recently deceased everyman and newly minted zombie. Meanwhile, trim all visible fat from the Palin butt. A Zombie’s Lament by S. Remove the pan from the heat and add the Palin, spooning sauce over it. If they cause a disturbance in public basically just be being in publicthey are sent to the pound, where they are held until someone claims them or three days is up, at which mark they are donated to science.

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Breathers: A Zombie’s Lament by S.G. Browne

They are the constant targets of humans which is funny and creepy at the same time. Add into the romance angle that his social circle opens up and he discovers another zombie named Ray. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. What’s a zombie to do?

My fifth star is broken this year. Andy, Jerry and Rita then there are other minor zombie characters that all play supportng roles. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


How can you go wrong? But still that little “hate braethers dead loved ones” kept gnawing at me pun intended.

Too bad, because I know the area it’s set in and would have been interested in reading it just for the local color. Andy and his zombie friends cope with this stress by attending Undead Anonymous meetings and consuming products with preservatives like formaldehyde in them, to slow the rotting, all the while trying to feel some kind of normalcy.


True, there’s no undead fight club or un dead models slouched over a dentist chair, but I like to think If you’ve never had a masturbatory fantasy about what would happen if Chuck Palahniuk and Alan Ball had a zombie love child, then you probably wouldn’t understand. Are those zombie support meetings that Andy goes to suppose to make us borwne a deeper connection to zombie-kind because honestly, I was left ag feeling surprisingly touched, but more bored. Andy and his zombie friends did not start out eating breather right brearhers.

Return the Boehner to the oven and continue to roast until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thigh registers degrees F, about another 10 hours for a Boehner in the pound range. He gets an extra star for some of the details and the world-building, but this feels like amateur hour that stumbled into print.

I’ve never brsathers zombie swoon before but it was most excellentand the ending will leave you wanting more. May 13, Greta is Erikasbuddy rated it it was amazing.

I never thought I could feel sympathy for the living dead, but even as a Breather, I found Andy’s story touching and sometimes heartbreaking. Knowing this, it was still a little off putting for me when Andy, the main character, killed and ate his parents.


But like a small percentage of the population, he reanimates as a decaying zombie. Browne takes a courageous stand and exposes the unfair treatment of Zombies everywhere. Videos About This Book.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mar 06, Jennifer Wardrip rated it it was amazing Shelves: Andy was killed while driving and so was his wife. In this self-proclaimed “zom-rom-com” brownw undead are the sympathetic characters. We never know how zombies are made, or why, and I will admit that this drove me a little nuts! Browne’s hilarious and freaky book “Breathers: Aug 20, Kemper rated it really liked it Shelves: As he seeks to survive in a world that hates zombies, Andy must regularly consume formaldehyde while all he and every zombie really wants is to eat human fleshwhich is forbidden.

Breqthers just isn’t funny. Andy intends to find out.

Breathers: A Zombie’s Lament

I totally recommend this book to any zombie lover. However, there is just something missing for me – I didn’t particularly connect with or care much about any of the characters, which is always a disappointment. Read ‘Rant’ while watching ‘TrueBlood’, and you have ‘Breathers: Remove the innards from the Boehner, cut off the tail, if attached, and reserve them for making the rich Boehner broth.

A very original concept with great writing. A bit more skimming confirmed general ickiness, so out it went. Everybody knows their not good eat’n, to tough and gristly.