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
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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