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Random meanderings about the books I love—or don't. 

Interspersed with observations about my hobbies: Beer & Wine, Bridge, Bikes and Bow-wows.

Currently reading

The Book Thief
Markus Zusak
Pontypool Changes Everything
Tony Burgess
The Infected - Matthew Cronan
Ho hum.

There's nothing new in this, except for some of the grammar. It's tagged as a dystopic, post-apocalyptic, horror, thriller. There's no horror, no thrill, and the apocalypse may have all been a lie.  As for the dystopic elements, it's all been done before and better. 

It's not even a believable dystopia. No contact is allowed between men and women unless they are willing to marry and produce children. How do you expect that to happen? And two children? You do realize that's below replacement, right? Even if you can get far more people to marry than you obviously are...