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The Zombie Chasers #4: Empire State of Slime - John Kloepfer
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I found this in the Little Lending Library by my house and thought it looked right up my alley. I love zombies and gross-out books like Captain Underpants and The Day My Butt Went Psycho. Unfortunately, this one did not live up to my expectations. 

This is the first book I have read in The Zombie Chasers series, so I didn't really know what to expect. The writing was okay. Kloepfer comes up with some truly gruesome and impressive descriptions to describe the slimy zombies. But sometimes it just felt like his looked up synonyms for "gross" and "monster" online and threw them into the text haphazardly. Sometimes they just didn't fit all that well, like when he randomly referred to the zombies as hellhounds. That is not a word I would have expected used to refer to humanoid zombies. 

Also, the plot was pretty loose. I'm not sure exactly what happened in the first three books, but based on this one I can pretty much guess. Basically, in this one, people become rezombified and the group has to once again save humanity. However, it really just turns into a string of zombie encounters. They are entertaining, but don't really tie the story together. The story drags on with the lack of story. Also, the cliff-hanger ending was a huge disappointment.