Read It Before You See It: Warm Bodies

Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion

Title: Warm Bodies

Author: Isaac Marion

Publisher: Vintage

Published Date: October 28, 2010



A zombie who yearns for a better life ends up falling in love—with a human—in this astonishingly original debut novel.

R is a zombie. He has no memories, no identity, and no pulse, but he has dreams. He doesn’t enjoy killing people; he enjoys riding escalators and listening to Frank Sinatra. He is a little different from his fellow Dead.

Not just another zombie novel, Warm Bodies is funny, scary, and deeply moving.

How had I not heard about this book before seeing the movie trailer? It sounds really interesting and I love zombies.


Warm Bodies Movies Poster


Warm Bodies Official Movie Trailer


The movie looks really good plus it stars Nicholas Hoult who I loved in About A Boy (another great book) and Skins.

So here is the million dollar question, book before movie or movie before book?

Cover image and summary from goodreads.


  1. I really liked arm Bodies, but if you like your zombies more … zombified, i.e. eating brains, mindless, thoughtless, walking dead, then you might not like this. Still, I say book before movie!
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    • I am kind of into Walking Dead style zombies but I think the book/movie still sounds really good. I plan to try and read the book before the movies comes out.

  2. I have had an ARC of this sitting around my house for AGES – I should have read it a long time ago. Once I saw the movie trailer, I definitely added it to my soon-to-be-read pile. I hope both versions of the story are worth the time! (I don’t want to stop typing because I love this font so much…hahaha)
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  3. Oh gosh this movie looks so good! I’ve watched the trailer at least 20 times and my friend and I are defiantly going to watch it but when I found out there was a book I kind of freaked out. I usually love the books way more than the movies and I don’t want to be disappointed by the movie if I read the book first. I always get stuck in dilemmas like this. Either way I’ll be watching the movie and reading the book!

    • I normally prefer to read the book first but have so many books to read right now, that I don’t think I can get to it until after I see the movie. Either way, I agree it looks really good!

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