This Book Is Full of Spiders

This Book Is Full of Spiders

Seriously, Dude, Don't Touch It

Book - 2012
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Sequel to the cult sensation John Dies at the End. As the sequel opens, we find our heroes, David and John, again embroiled in a series of horrifying yet mind-bogglingly ridiculous events caused primarily by their own gross incompetence. The guys find that books and movies about zombies may have triggered a zombie apocalypse, despite a complete lack of zombies in the world. As they race against the clock to protect humanity from its own paranoia, they must ask themselves, who are the real monsters? Actually, that would be the shape-shifting horrors secretly taking over the world behind the scenes that, in the end, make John and Dave kind of wish it had been zombies after all. Hilarious, terrifying, engaging and wrenching, This Book Is Full of Spiders, the next thrilling installment, takes us for a wild ride with two slackers from the midwest who really have better things to do with their time than prevent the apocalypse.
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Description: 406 p. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780312546342
Branch Call Number: Wong


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May 24, 2017

This is definitely not a stand-alone book - if you think soy sauce is merely a condiment I strongly recommend reading 'John Dies at the End' first.

The book is funny, it's disgusting and vile, it's nerdy and Wong manages to seriously ratchet up the tension compared to the first book. Oh, and David is still really whiny.

Jun 29, 2016

I liked it more than John Dies! By the end I couldn't put it down. Some of the jokes are a bit forced like the first one but overall it's fun.

Dec 22, 2015

Perfect follow up to John Dies... We sure do learn more about the strangers coming to our world. These books do tend towards stream of conscious writing, which can lead to wrong turns. And yes, these guys are stupid and crazy, but it was fun to read about their "trip". All and all I thought these 2 books were worth my time.

Jul 13, 2015

A more mature, still amazing follow up to John Dies at the End. Not as insanely funny as the first, but it has better storytelling and higher emotional stakes. Definitely read it if you liked JDATE!

Jan 03, 2015

This was a great sequel to "John Dies At The End". It is so original and hilarious that I was always laughing to myself while reading it. It's a really great book, go ahead and try it!

Jul 31, 2014

An awesome sequel to John dies at the end.

Feb 16, 2013

Read John Dies at the End before reading this one. It will make more sense. Just as with the first book this one has a bunch of crazy things going on that threaten to end life as we know it with two slacker dudes being the only ones who can do anything about it. If you liked the first book, just know that this is more like one adventure out of the David and John adventure series - you're not going to find out that much more about the nefarious forces that are threatening them or what the real end game is. However, it was very entertaining, and as usual, super duper weird. Enjoy!

Jan 24, 2013

This book is hilarious!!! And intense at one part. But you have to read John Dies at the End first for this book to make sense. Spiders is the sequel to John Dies and the author doesn't do much in trying to catch the reader up on what is going on and why.

Jan 09, 2013

Hysterical combo of zombie apocalypse and love story for humanity. Loved this; am going back to read the prequel.

Dec 29, 2012

The intro and first few pages are irreverent and humourous, but the book quickly devolves into incoherent rambling. A disappointment after such a promising opening and clever cover. Neither my 16 year old son nor myself (47 year old female) could get past the first 10 pages.

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May 25, 2015

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