Tuesday, March 22, 2011

The Undead Walk Among Us...Again

Zombie Plague Returns

New release alert! Book three in Carrie Ryan's zombie series comes out this week. The Dark and Hollow Places picks up after The Forest of Hands and Teeth (also available as a downloadable audiobook) and The Dead-Tossed Waves.

Years after a zombie plague destroyed society, small holdouts of humanity struggle to survive in the face of their undead enemies. Annah lives in the Dark City alone after losing her twin sister and their best friend, Elias. She's near despair when she meets a new boy, Catcher, and begins to hope again. 

But Catcher has his own dark secrets connected to Annah’s past. Brimming with suspense, romantic turmoil, and threats of death by zombie, don't miss the series!   

Want more zombie books for your braaaaaaaaaains? Click on "Read More":

By Sherrilyn Kenyon 

As if starting high school isn’t hard enough, now Nick has to hide his demon hunting from his mom and his chainsaw from his principal -- and keep zombies from eating his brains -- all without getting grounded or suspended.
Sequel:  Invincible

Zombies vs. Unicorns

It's a question as old as time itself: Which is better, the zombie or the unicorn? In this anthology, short stories make strong arguments for each side from authors such as Holly Black, Justine Larbalestier, Scott Westerfeld, Cassandra Clare, Meg Cabot, and others.  Includes a story by Carrie Ryan set in the same world as her zombie trilogy.

In the British Museum, three teens and a curator match wits with a madman determined to use unorthodox methods to reanimate the dead, both human and dinosaur.

In a post-apocalyptic world where fences and border patrols guard the few people left from the zombies that have overtaken civilization, 15-year-old Benny Imura is finally convinced that he must follow in his older brother’s footsteps and become a bounty hunter.


The Restless Dead: Ten Original Stories of the Supernatural 

Whether motivated by shock, sorrow, self-preservation, or more subtle ambitions, the dead in these short stories are all awake when they shouldn’t be.


The attempt of three powerful mediums to open up communication between the living and the dead has disastrous consequences when every corpse within a 300-mile radius of New York City is animated and begins to prey on the living.

When dead teenagers across the country start coming back to life, goth girl Phoebe gets involved in the movement fighting for the rights of the “differently biotic.”
         Sequels: Kiss of Life, Passing Strange



Zombie Blondes
By Brian James 

Each time 15-year-old Hannah moves to a new place, she worries about making friends. But this time, a classmate in her new town warns that the cheerleaders really are monsters.

By Faith Erin Hicks  (graphic novel)

Joss’s life sucks: She’s in the middle of exams and up to her neck in student loans. When she’s attacked by zombies, her roommates have the nerve to think she’s making it up.

Gamma Akutabi is a master criminal searching for the Rings of the Dead, which make zombie powder – a substance that resurrects the dead and grants the living immortality.

Angora Napkin
By Troy Little  (graphic novel)

One fateful Halloween night, the rock band Angora Napkin picks up a hitchhiker who turns out to be a lonely zombie.

Dru’s psychic abilities helped her father battle zombies and other creatures of the Real World. But now, the 16-year-old must rely on herself, a werwulf-bitten friend, and a half-human vampire hunter to learn who murdered her parents -- and why.
Sequels:  Betrayals, Jealousy


By Michael Thomas Ford

In the year 2032, after a virus that turned people into zombies has been eradicated, Josh is invited to join an underground gaming society. However, the gamers hunt zombies, and the action is more dangerous than it seems.

Remember to click on any title to reserve it at your favorite library branch!

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