** February 2014 Challenge – A Post Apocalyptic Summer **

The Aussie Readers group on Goodreads has the February Challenge – A Post Apocalyptic Summer;

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February is the last of our Summer months – but even though the calendar tells us this, will the heat continue? Or will it be APOCALYPTIC – an abrupt ending to Summer? With this in mind, choose a book within the range of the Post Apocalyptic links we have below

apocalyptic ( əpɒkəˈlɪptɪk/ )
adjective: 1. describing or prophesying the complete destruction of the world.

Steelhart Brandon Sanderson – Steelheart (Reckoners #1)
– There are no heroes. –
Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics.
But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his wills.
Nobody fights the Epics… nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them.
And David wants in. He wants Steelheart—the Epic who is said to be invincible. The Epic who killed David’s father. For years, like the Reckoners, David’s been studying, and planning—and he has something they need. Not an object, but an experience.
He’s seen Steelheart bleed. And he wants revenge.

(Media: audiobook?)
November 2014 Challenge – Clean up your TBRs

And a second book because after seeing it in the ‘Apocalyptic > Post Apocalyptic‘ lists it appeared in the Audible ‘The $4.95 First in a Series Sale’ this month;

feed Mira Grant – Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy #1)
The year was 2014. We had cured cancer. We had beaten the common cold. But in doing so we created something new, something terrible that no one could stop. The infection spread, virus blocks taking over bodies and minds with one, unstoppable command: FEED. Now, twenty years after the Rising, bloggers Georgia and Shaun Mason are on the trail of the biggest story of their lives – the dark conspiracy behind the infected. The truth will get out, even if it kills them.
(Media: audiobook)

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