Firstly, I'm removing it from the zombie shelf because I can't legitimately consider it a zombie novel. Weepers are not zombies. They're monsters that happen to be created by a virus, which just happens to be the way we generally think of zombies happening. This is more like if werewolves were caused by a virus. Rabies, to be specific.That out of the way, it was a decent novel. It felt ridiculously short (in my ebook it was 190 pages, but on here it's well over 300) I feel like not a whole lot happened during that time. I feel pretty neutral about the characters. Joshua and Sherry's romance is pretty neutral too--I don't have a huge desire to see them be together/see them again, but the romance isn't bad or unbelievable, it just lacks... spark, I guess.Sherry is a believable narrator. I didn't find her inner dialogue about the humanity of the Weepers to be annoying or unbelievable--she felt bad but she was doing it anyway. She did recognize and accept that she had no choice but to kill them, no matter how much she didn't like it. The one thing that did annoy me a lot in this novel is the constant flashbacks to what life was like before. It's unnecessary. We know what life was like before for Sherry and her family because it's just a normal life. I don't really need that background, what's interesting is this new, different life that they're leading and it would have done well to keep on track with that instead. It's worth the read just for the uniqueness. copy provided by netgalley. thanks!