The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead

The Road To Woodbury

Book - 2012
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The first book explained how the Governor was created; this thrilling sequel to The New York Times bestseller further reveals his ruthless, inhuman conquest of Woodbury

The zombie plague unleashes its horrors on the suburbs of Atlanta without warning, pitting the living against the dead. Caught in the mass exodus, Lilly Caul struggles to survive in a series of ragtag encampments and improvised shelters. But the Walkers are multiplying. Dogged by their feral hunger for flesh and crippled by fear, Lilly relies on the protection of good Samaritans by seeking refuge in a walled-in town once known as Woodbury, Georgia.

At first, Woodbury seems like a perfect sanctuary. Squatters barter services for food, people have roofs over their heads, and the barricade expands, growing stronger every day. Best of all, a mysterious self-proclaimed leader named Philip Blake keeps the citizens in line. But Lilly begins to suspect that all is not as it seems. . . . Blake, who has recently begun to call himself The Governor, has disturbing ideas about law and order.

Ultimately, Lilly and a band of rebels open up a Pandora's box of mayhem and destruction when they challenge The Governor's reign . . . and the road to Woodbury becomes the highway to hell in this riveting follow-up to Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga's New York Times bestselling The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor .

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780312547745
0312547749
Branch Call Number: FIC Kirkm
Characteristics: 277 pages
Additional Contributors: Bonansinga, Jay R.
Alternative Title: Road to Woodbury

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Allen Tu
Aug 23, 2015

Great series of books! Love the walking dead! Including its movies, shows, and books.

Bearddis Feb 15, 2014

This one being a follow up to the gripping and powerful Rise of the Governor is somewhat of a let down. You don't learn much at all about the Governor himself nor anything particularly impacting the universe. There are some particularly well written morbid bits that left my stomach churning but other than that I would recommend skipping this one if you've already seen season 3 of the TV series.

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electralily
Sep 24, 2013

I love the series, purchased DVDs & have watched more than once. With Kirkman involved, I expected much better. Forced myself to read 30 pages, but couldn't take anymore.

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dixiedog
Apr 09, 2013

I love the television drama series, ‘The Walking Dead.’ The Road to Woodbury - The Walking Dead was somewhat interesting. Not recommended for children whatsoever due to the content. Doctor-at-Bass! T. A.

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Serenitysmom3
Mar 27, 2013

Excellent book!!! Any walking dead fan would love this book.

Only character from the show is Martinez and the Govener.
BUT it will tied you over until the next episode. Does NOT give away anything from the actual show.

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RichardVo
Mar 12, 2013

We start the story meeting a survivor named Lilly, who we follow along as she makes her way to Woodbury with a small group of survivors.

The governor has just taken control of Woodbury.

The story is well written, and moves along nicely, though in the end I was wondering, what about Bob.

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beckylunatic
Jan 10, 2013

Money-grab for the franchise. Pretty forgettable.

davewex Nov 13, 2012

Being a Walking Dead fan, I thought this novel had the opportunity to be a great followup to "Rise of the Governor", but I think it fell short. The character development was ok, but the new characters seemed to be very un-interesting in comparison to the previous novel. My favorite characters in this book were Phillip and Martinez. I did enjoy the ending and it has me pondering where things will go next.

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dixiedog
Apr 09, 2013

dixiedog thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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