Favorite books (in no particular order): World War Z
I’m right in the middle of reading this book for the second time. Like all horror novels, World War Z has its gory moments, but what sets it apart is its reality. If you ignore the reanimated dead, the interviews that make up the narration could have been pulled from any decent war documentary. Instead of following around a standard set of heroes, we see the zombie war through the eyes of everybody from heads of state and military leaders, to soldiers and journalists, to college students and children.
Read it, dammit. It’s just that fracking good.
Oh, and don’t expect the upcoming movie to be anything like the book. *sigh*