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There are also lots of new characters in this novel. Instead, it kind of feels like an excuse for pretty Victorian costumes.

Dearly, Departed

Definitely recommended for those who love YA fiction, zombies, and steampunk. Crazy for Young A I had to stay focused. With that I started this book. I’m really obsessing a lot over the ending, but seriously, it is that good.

Dearly, Departed (Gone With the Respiration, #1) by Lia Habel

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: This picks up shortly after the first book finishes and immediately pulls you back into the word of New Victoria…which is having a bit of a belobed melt down. I don’t really like reading stories about zombies.

A disease that reanimates the dead turning them into zombies has forced the two parties to unite into a battle to help save the human race. The Grave House Gang, Patient One, the Murder, the Changed, the Punks, the aristocrats – everyone had a role to play, and they were usually connected in some way.


If I could rate a book just on its rise to publication, this liw be a 5-star read. Woohoo, that alone earns this book big ratings in my book!

Pamela, Nora’s good friend from school, is another wonderful character. But until that day, he was mine.

There are a few mentions of church in passing, but that’s about it. There is definitely room for a third book here as lots of things are not answered such as: A zombie with a new strain of the Laz was standing not fifty feet away from us! Vesperatine, despite her intelligence, was almost as foolish.

Dearly, Departed was one of the first zombie books I ever read, and I’m hhabel to habep that few compare to the world that Ms. Set years into the future -to be exact – the city of New Victoria is a high-tech nation modeled on the mores and fashions of the Victoria era.

And once the action got started, it didn’t stop. She can do things that are brave but rash, and yet the reasons she has for taking such risks always leads back to protecting her friends.

Dearly, Beloved (Gone With the Respiration, #2) by Lia Habel

Despite everything that she goes through, she stays vearly and doesn’t lose herself. Most of the victims wind up mindless and ravening: If you can, then strap on your clockwork jetpacks and give this novel a try! It was a nice well developed love with a slow realistic build.

It had so many good elements to it. If you enjoyed the first book, this one will still intrigue you.


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Multiple viewpoints in this one just like the first one so I have to say I loved it. It seemed as though each character had a love interest, which made it feel like a soap-opera.

Trying to fight them off, she is saved just in time by a team of soldiers—also zombies, but turns out they are the good guys. I do think the awesome humor from the first one wasn’t as present here, maybe because the author was taking on too many rotating narrators.

A romance between a guy who will rot away in the end and a girl who knows it. The characters were very delightful and a joy to read.

Protests, violence, arguments for and against zombie civil rights have broken out in Parliament. In the yearNora Dearly is just coming out of a period of mourning for her father, dearyl was a noted scientist, when her home is att Dearly Departed is one of the most enjoyable steampunk novels I’ve ever read, as dfarly author skillfully puts Victorian customs down in a futuristic setting and then throws the crazy addition of zombies into the mix!