Tag Archives: zombies

The Queen of Zombie Hearts, Book Trailer

16 Oct

Alice in Zombieland, Book Trailer

11 Oct

The Forest of Hands and Teeth, Book Trailer

8 Feb

This book is in the works to hopefully become a movie one day, but no details have been released yet.


Warm Bodies, Book Trailer

18 Jan

This will be coming to theaters February 1, just in time for Valentine’s Day!

What if…

21 Dec

…It’s the end of the world as we know it? In an effort to get all four lists out before the end of the year, here is the third installment of  popular paperbacks for YA 2011!

1. Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 1 by Hiromu Arakawa
-Equivalent exchange. A price must be paid.

2. Candor by Pam Bachorz
-A world where everything is reqired to be perfect.

3. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
-Twenty-four enter. Only one will make it out alive.

4. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
-No girls, no memory, no way out.

5. Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
-1984 was decades ago, but Big Brother is still watching.

6. The Diamond of Darkhold by Jeanne DuPrau
-Venture back to the City of Ember to find a gift left by the Builders.

7. Cold Magic by Kate Elliott
-When steampunk meets ice.

8. Truancy by Isamu Fukui
-It’s students vs. teachers in a fight to the death.

9. Gone by Michael Grant
-What will kids do when all the adults have disappeared?

10. Epic by Conor Kostick
-Erik must win, or lose everything.

11. The Declaration by Gemma Malley
-For others to live forever you must not exist.

12. Tomorrow, When the War Began by John Marsden
-Leave as teens, return as revolutionaries.

13. Un Lun Dun by China Mieville
-An urban wonderland beneath modern day London.

14. The Knife of Never Letting Go: Chaos Walking by Patrick Ness
-There are no secrets in the Noise.

15. Airborn by Kenneth Oppel 
-Titanic in the sky.

16. Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund
-Welcome to the most prestigious prep school in the galaxy.

17. Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
-When an asteroid collides with the moon.

18. Boneshaker by Cherie Priest  
-If the gas doesn’t get you…the zombies will.

19. Shadoweyes by Campbell Ross
-A newborn vigilants takes justice into her own eyes.

20. The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
-Is leaving the sisterhood worth the dream.

*21. Unwind by Neal Shusterman  
-It’s a race to keep your organs.

22. The Comets Curse by Dom Testa
-Two hundred fifty-one teens. A five year journey. Humanity’s last hope.  

23. Y: Last Man: Unmanned by Brian K. Vaughan
-If you’re the last man alive, can you have just one girlfriend?

*24. Leviathan by Scott Westefeld 
-This isn’t the history you studied.

25. DMZ: On the Ground by Brian Wood
-In the demilitarized zone, everyone is just trying to stay alive.

* This book made the top ten list from all 4 popular paperbacks categories!

Compiled from the Young Adult Library Services Association

Sick of vampires?

6 Dec

Here is the complete list of “Zombies, Werewolves and Things with Wings”, compiled from the 2011 list of popular paperbacks for the YA genre!

1. Manifest by Artist Arthur
-Mystery, romance, superpowers: they call themselves the Mystyx.

2. The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks
-The ultimate survival guide against zombies–be prepared.

3. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
-Demons, vampires (okay, so there are some vampires!), werewolves and fairies, oh my.  

4. The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch by Joseph Delaney
-To save the county from the Dark, Thomas Ward must become the last apprentice.

5. Dark Divine by Bree Despain
-The preacher’s daughter falls in love with the damned.

6. Wereling by Steve Feasey
-Can Trey learn to control the wolf, or will the wolf control him?

7. Soul Enchilada by David Macinnis Gill
-This demon repo man can make life a living hell, literally.

8. Zombies Calling by Faith Erin Hicks
-There is no time for zombies when you have to study for finals.

9. The Devouring by Simon Holt
-They feed on your fear and thirst for your soul.

10. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa 
-Move over summer and winter fey, there’s a new court in town.

11. Fallen by Lauren Kate
These angels are mysterious, sexy and lethal.

12. Other by Karen Kincy
Pookas, dryads and werewolves…no Other is safe with werewolves on the loose.

13. Once a Witch by Karen MacCullough
-When you’re the untalented sister, how do you stand out?

14. Beautiful Dead Book 1: Jonas by Eden Maguire
-Four teens cannot rest in peace until they solve the mysteries surrounding their deaths.  

15. Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
-An unlikely queen meets her destiny.

*16. Zombie Haiku: Good Poetry for Your…Brains by Ryan Mecum
-Who knew zombies could be so poetic?
*This title made the Top Ten List from all 4 popular paperbacks categories!

17. Rampant by Diana Peterfreund
-These aren’t the unicorns you dreamed of as a child…they’re killers!

18. Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow
-Dru is ready to kick some supernatural tail.

19. I Kissed a Zombie and I Liked It by Adam Selzer
-Should you, could you, would you kiss a really hot zombie?

20. Shiver: The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1 by Maggie Stiefvater
-The wolves are becoming restless…

21. Me, My Elf and I by Heather Swain
– Just an elf trying to make it in the big city.

22. Zombie Felties: How to Raise 16 Gruesome Felt Creatures From the Undead by Nicola Tedman
-They’re crafty! They’re cute! They’re felt zombies!

23. Ghostopolis by Doug Tennapel
-A washed-up ghost wrangler accidentally sends Garth to the spirit world.

24. Generation Dead by Daniel Waters
-Phoebe likes the strong, silent, and dead type.

25. My Dead Girlfriend by Eric Wright
-Is a living girlfriend too much to ask for?

Compiled from the Young Adult Library Services Association.