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This Is Not A Test

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Scare Scale: 4 out of 10

Creepy Factor: 5-6 ish

This is Not a Test

Author: Courtney Summers

Genre: YA/ End of the World

Grade: A

 I had this one on my Scary Books in October list and since I absolutely loved All the Rage I couldn’t wait to get into it.

 Sloan had been contemplating suicide when the zombie apocalypse happens (and it happens like in the first three pages of the book- Summers doesn’t waste time getting into stuff). She is left with a group of survivors to seek shelter and barricade themselves in their high school. The more they fight to survive the more Sloan contemplates the fact that she may just want to.

 This turned out to be much more of a character driven novel than a fear fest which is a good thing. Summers is great at writing messy, realistic and believable characters. I didn’t…

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