My Favorite Apocalypse Books: Giveaway

Posted July 19, 2013 | 48 Comments


We made it! Today is the last day of the Apocalypse event and  I’m going to share some of my favorite apocalypse/post-apocalypse books with you all.

There are still a lot of giveaways open, so make sure you didn’t miss any. And don’t miss any of the giveaway from Rainy Day Ramblings and The Nocturnal Library.

Make sure to link your posts at the very bottom and/or visit those blogs.


There are a lot of apocalyptic/post-apocalyptic books that love, but I’m only going to share a few of my favorites.


Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts

Since the beginning of mankind, civilizations have fallen: the Romans, the Greeks, the Aztecs…and now us. Huge earthquakes rock the world. Cities are destroyed. But something even more awful is happening: An ancient evil has been unleashed, and it’s turning everyday people into hunters, killers, and crazies. This is the world Mason, Aries, Clementine, and Michael are living in–or rather, trying to survive. Each is fleeing unspeakable horror, from murderous chaos to brutal natural disasters, and each is traveling the same road in a world gone mad. Amid the throes of the apocalypse and clinging to love and meaning wherever it can be found, these four teens are on a journey into the heart of darkness–and to find each other and a place of safety.

Dark Inside rocked! It takes a lot to scare me, but this one got under my skin. Love it!



Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry

In the zombie-infested, post-apocalyptic America where Benny Imura lives, every teenager must find a job by the time they turn fifteen or get their rations cut in half. Benny doesn’t want to apprentice as a zombie hunter with his boring older brother Tom, but he has no choice. He expects a tedious job whacking zoms for cash, but what he gets is a vocation that will teach him what it means to be human.

This series is amazing. It’s way more than just zombie book.



The Passage by Justin Cronin

“It happened fast. Thirty-two minutes for one world to die, another to be born.”

First, the unthinkable: a security breach at a secret U.S. government facility unleashes the monstrous product of a chilling military experiment. Then, the unspeakable: a night of chaos and carnage gives way to sunrise on a nation, and ultimately a world, forever altered. All that remains for the stunned survivors is the long fight ahead and a future ruled by fear—of darkness, of death, of a fate far worse.

As civilization swiftly crumbles into a primal landscape of predators and prey, two people flee in search of sanctuary. FBI agent Brad Wolgast is a good man haunted by what he’s done in the line of duty. Six-year-old orphan Amy Harper Bellafonte is a refugee from the doomed scientific project that has triggered apocalypse. He is determined to protect her from the horror set loose by her captors. But for Amy, escaping the bloody fallout is only the beginning of a much longer odyssey—spanning miles and decades—towards the time and place where she must finish what should never have begun.

This book is just … wow! It’s a hefty one, but it’s so worth it.



Partials by Dan Wells

The human race is all but extinct after a war with Partials—engineered organic beings identical to humans—has decimated the population. Reduced to only tens of thousands by RM, a weaponized virus to which only a fraction of humanity is immune, the survivors in North America have huddled together on Long Island while the Partials have mysteriously retreated. The threat of the Partials is still imminent, but, worse, no baby has been born immune to RM in more than a decade. Our time is running out.

Kira, a sixteen-year-old medic-in-training, is on the front lines of this battle, seeing RM ravage the community while mandatory pregnancy laws have pushed what’s left of humanity to the brink of civil war, and she’s not content to stand by and watch. But as she makes a desperate decision to save the last of her race, she will find that the survival of humans and Partials alike rests in her attempts to uncover the connections between them—connections that humanity has forgotten, or perhaps never even knew were there.

This is a great book with awesome characters.


Have you read any of these? What are some of your favorites?


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48 responses to “My Favorite Apocalypse Books: Giveaway

  1. amel armeliana

    I have already bought The Passage by Justin Cronin, but haven’t had a chance to read it. But I’d love to. Partials sounds really compelling also.

    Thanks for this awesome giveaway 🙂

  2. Wow, I haven’t read any of these. Dark Inside and Partials sound really great. The only thing I can think of that is somewhat similar is The Strain by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan. It’s about vampires, but the really scary kind.

    Thanks for the giveaway!
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  3. Lisa Vazquezanzua

    I haven’t read any of the above but I am DYING to read Partials!! That one is definitely on my list!! I have quite a few favorite Dystiopian books. Its my new favorite genre. Some of my favorites are Masque of the Red Death, Black City, The Pledge & The Essence, The Selection, The Chemical Garden Series and so many more!!!

  4. Bonnie Hilligoss

    No, I have not read any of these, but Partials and Rot & Ruin are on my kindle waiting patiently for me to get to them.:-) I haven’t heard of Dark Inside before, but The Passage has gotten a lot of talk on the hop, so I will be going there soon. Thank you for the giveaway!

  5. Traci

    I have read the Rot and Ruin series…its one of my faves also. Also liked Enclave series, As the World Dies series, Divergent….so many great ones!!!!
    Thanks for the awesome blog hop!!!

  6. Wayne Lecoy

    I entered your “My Favorite Apocalypse Books Giveaway”
    In response to your questions of
    Have you read any of these books? What are some of your favorites?
    I have read Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry
    It would be great to win the second book in this series Dust & Decay.
    Since i haven’t read any of the others this would be my favorite.
    Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!!

  7. Rhonda P.

    I have not read any of these books yet, but my first pick would be The Passage. Thank you for the opportunity!

  8. BookLady

    I have not read any of the listed books, but they sound very interesting. One of my favorite books in this category is The Strain by Guillermo Del Toro. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  9. Denise Z

    I have not read these, although have wanted to read Partials and Rot and Ruin for a very long time 🙂 I just finished a great new release by Helen Stringer titled Paradigm and really loved it. Thank you for the awesome giveaway opportunity.

  10. Sam

    I don’t think I’ve heard of The Passage before, but it sounds great! I’ll definitely have to check that one out. I’m pretty sure I already bought Rot and Ruin after your recommendation, though I still need to pick that one up! (I promise I will, eventually!). 😉 Great list, Christy.
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  11. Julia Rain

    I haven’t read any of these but Partials looks interesting! My favorite Apocalyptic/Dystopian books are 1984 and Catching Fire.

  12. January

    I’ve read Partials (loved it!) My favourite apocalyptic/dystopian books are The Hunger Games and Divergent. Thanks for the giveaway!

  13. Chenise Jones

    I have The Passage but I’m a little intimated to read it. And Partials is a series I’ve been dying to read! One of my favourite apocalyptic series is definitely Carrie Ryan’s The Forest of Hands and Teeth!

  14. Have you read any of these?
    I have not read any of these, but would like to.

    What are some of your favorites?
    I haven’t read much of this genre, so I don’t really have a favorite.

  15. Kamla L.

    I haven’t read any of these yet but they all sound really good! Some of my favorite series are Razorland, The Subterrene War, Dark Age Dawning, and Lords of the Deliverance.

  16. nurmawati djuhawan

    i haven’t read all of them….
    my fave zombies series are books by jesse petersen…
    thx u for the giveaway..

  17. Alina

    These are all on my wishlist and can’t believe I haven’t gotten the chance to read them yet! Thanks so much for the chance!

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