Zombie in love
DiPucchio, Kelly S.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2011
Mortimer is looking for love. And he’s looking everywhere! He’s worked out at the gym (if only his arm wouldn’t keep falling off). He’s tried ballroom dancing lessons (but the ladies found him to be a bit stiff). He’s even been on stalemate.com. How’s a guy supposed to find a ghoul? When it seems all hope has died, could the girl of Mortimer’s dreams be just one horrifying shriek away?
I wrote this rap verse on behalf of Mortimer (rap name Mos Dead):
When I’m alone in my tomb sometimes I stare at the wall
And from the back of the crypt I hear my homeboy call, telling me
He and his girl might go eat brains at the Pub
For the first time in my life, I see I need love…