by Mira Grant


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In 2041, Georgia Mason, held hostage by a team of CDC researchers, must find her way back to Shaun Mason, who is dealing with his own problems, such as zombie bears, mad scientists and rogue government agencies, before things get worse in her post-zombie, post-resurrection America.

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This is the final novel in Grant's Newsflesh trilogy, set roughly 20 years after the mainstream media is destroyed by a zombie plague. No, really. When medical researchers release viruses intended to stop cancer and the common cold, they succeed — but they also raise the dead. Only indie journalist bloggers are unafraid to cover the growing menace, and we watch as the "Rising" mutates both humanity and the mass media. In the wake of this disease apocalypse, we follow our intrepid blogger

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