Alice in Zombieland : White Rabbit Chronicles

  • by Gena Showalter
  • Narrated by Natalie Gold
  • Series: White Rabbit Chronicles
  • 13 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

She won't rest until she's sent every walking corpse back to its grave. Forever.
Had anyone told Alice Bell that her entire life would change course between one heartbeat and the next, she would have laughed. From blissful to tragic, innocent to ruined? Please. But that's all it took. One heartbeat. A blink, a breath, a second, and everything she knew and loved was gone.
Her father was right. The monsters are real.
To avenge her family, Ali must learn to fight the undead. To survive, she must learn to trust the baddest of the bad boys, Cole Holland. But Cole has secrets of his own, and if Ali isn't careful, those secrets might just prove to be more dangerous than the zombies.


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Fun! Actually something new!

So many have tried to put a new spin on the zombie genre... So few actually succeed, with most taking the form of a survival story, repeating the same old, same old... As I cannot get enough of zombies, the same old usually must be good enough... This is much better than good enough and is not the same old, same old.

Though it is a YA story, with a fair splash of teen romance, it is also a very unique and well developed zombie adventure. The characters are incredibly well done, and even the romance is well developed and is well paced... Though like a lot of romances, the main couple is immediately drawn together based on some kind of instinct or intrinsic attraction, unlike many such set ups (see Twilight series for the worst offender) there is a real development of this connection, a solid ground for the characters to care about each other and to connect and time is taken for them to actually get to know each other, making the relationship believable and much more compelling. Likewise, the friendships and rivalries are well developed as well, and each character seems unique, with a clear and well developed personality.

In addition to that, the plot moves along very well... though the set up takes a few chapters, once the story gets going there are mysteries to be solved, challenges to be met, action carefully spaced throughout in such a way that it is well woven into the overall plot and not action for action's sake...

On the whole this was an impressively entertaining experience, and I think will appeal to both a YA audience and an older audience as well, since a well done story is a well done story, regardless of the age group it is aimed at.

Also, the narrator does a very good job! There were a few points where I felt the reading was just a tiny bit too slow, but it is a very, very small complaint and in fact worked very well in the more introspective, emotional points in the story...Overall, I recommend!
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- Grace C.

4.5 Stars! - A nice twist on the Zombie plot

I found Alice in Zombieland a little hard to get into. I love a good series - I really enjoying the character development over a few or more books), so for me the first book is new and not so familiar and this book also had a narrator I hadn't listened to before.
The first 1.5 hours I had to listen to at 2x speed. In saying that, by the end of the book I was hooked and the book ended too quickly. I immediately downloaded the next in the series.
If I could give this book 4.5 stars I would - I've marked it down 1/2 star just because the beginning didn't grab me.
Definitely well worth a credit and I would highly recommend it.

Looking for other Zombie Fiction?
White Trash Zombie by Diana Rowland (narrated by Allison McLemore)

If you like Paranormal fiction (witches/vampires/werewolves etc) you could try...
Anything by Jeaniene Frost - top of the list is the Night Huntress series. (Narrated by Tavia Gilbert)
Charley Davidson series by Darynda Jones (narrated by Lorelei King)
Mercy Thompson Series by Patricia Briggs (also narrated by Lorelei King)
Naked Werewolf series, Jane Jameson series, Half Moon Hollow series by Molly Harper! (and of course narrated by Amanda Ronconi!)
Sookie Stackhouse - Charlaine Harris (narrated by Johanna Parker)
Garnet Lacey series by Tate Hallaway (narration by Amanda Ronconi)
Anything by Richelle Mead but I really enjoyed the Dark Swan series (narrated by Jennifer Van Dyck), Succubus series (narrated by Elisabeth Rodgers) and then Vampire Academy (narrated by Khristine Hvam).

I'm also a big fan of dystopian fiction and love these...
Divergent series by Veronica Roth - awesome!!! (narrated by Emma Galvin)
Eve Series by Anna Carey (narrated by Tavia Gilbert)
Legend Series by Marie Lu (narrated by Stephen Kaplan)
The Host by Stephanie Meyer (narrated by Kate Reading)
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- Angie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-01-2012
  • Publisher: Harlequin Books S.A.