Sleep Over: An Oral History of the Apocalypse

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Product Details

Price
$14.99
Publisher
Talos
Publish Date
Pages
376
Dimensions
5.5 X 1.2 X 8.2 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781940456690

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About the Author

H. G. Bells grew up in Gibsons, on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia, Canada. She loves the West Coast, and currently lives in Vancouver. Sleep Over is her first novel.

Reviews

"[Bells's] linked stories span the globe and the human spectrum, made even scarier by their relatability. . . . Despite the grim elements, human resilience and compassion are the overwhelming themes of this well-written collection, and the coda is full of hope."--Publishers Weekly

"Readers looking for a twist on conventional apocalypse tales will enjoy this look at alternative human zombies that is no less political than Nancy Kress' Beggars Trilogy. A grimly suspenseful tale with a brutally real ending." --Booklist

"As thought-provoking as it is disturbing . . . an impressive debut that will, dare I say it, keep you up nights.."--Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog

"A book that gains momentum as it unfolds, taking a truly panoramic approach to a worldwide apocalypse that's both unexpected and unsettling to read. Highly original and recommended." --Cat Sparks, author of Lotus Blue

"Prepare for many sleepless nights. Sleep Over is richly realized, and I fully admit: reading the dozens of accounts of what would be personal hell was instead an absolute pleasure." --Andrew Post, author of Aftertaste

"Bells creates some truly memorable, haunting images and vivid scenes that stay with you long after your eyelids are closed. Whether or not you get any sleep is another matter entirely." --Mike Bockoven, author of FantasticLand and Pack

"H.G. Bells is brilliant in this chilling, down-to-earth tale that illustrates with frightening ease just how close to disaster our society really is."--Bennett R. Coles, author of March of War