Zeal For Zombies

Posted on October 31, 2016

by April S

Some may wonder why zombies have become so popular over the last decade. Perhaps it’s their diligent nature and let’s stick together attitude? Maybe it’s their undying pursuit of … braaaains? From TV shows like The Walking Dead and iZombie to the timeless 1968 classic Night of the Living Dead it seems like zombies are everywhere these days and your local library is no exception. We have a wide variety of popular books, comics, eBooks, television shows and movies featuring Zombies to help satisfy your insatiable appetite for the undead.

Zombie Stories at the Library

Books, eBooks and Movies

Night of the Living Dead (1968)

In this 1968 cult classic, the radiation from a fallen satellite causes the recently deceased to rise from the grave and seek to use the living as food. A group of individuals trapped in a farmhouse must fight off the zombies to assure their survival. Directed by George A. Romero. Starring Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea and Karl Hardman.

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The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

Through twists and turns of fate, orphaned Mary seeks knowledge of life, love, and especially what lies beyond her walled village and the surrounding forest, where dwell the unconsecrated, aggressive flesh-eating people who were once dead.

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Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion

Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion

A zombie who yearns for a better life ends up falling in love with a human, in this 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, this is funny, scary, and deeply moving.

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World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks

An account of the decade-long conflict between humankind and hordes of the predatory undead is told from the perspective of dozens of survivors–soldiers, politicians, civilians, and others–who describe in their own words the epic human battle for survival.

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More Books and eBooks

Feedback by Mira Grant (a Newsflesh novel, book 1) Broken Hero by Jonathan Wood (Arthur Wallace novels, book 4) The Forgotten by Heather Graham Omega Days by John L. Campbell (Omega Days novels, book 1)
Positive by David Wellington Raising Stony Mayhall by Daryl Gregory (eBook) The Enemy by Charlie Higson (Enemy series, Book 1) - eBook Zone One by Colson Whitehead

More Movies and TV Shows

Ash vs evil dead starring Bruce Campbell. The complete first season on DVD (2016). Maggie - 2015 film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Abigail Breslin. Shaun of the Dead - 2004 film starring Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis, Nick Frost, Dylan Moran, Billy Nighy, Penelope Wilton and Jessica Stevenson. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies - 2016 film starring Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Jack Huston, Lena Heady, Douglas Booth, Matt Smith and Charles Dance.
Rise of the zombies - movie starring Mariel Hemingway, Ethan Suplee and Danny Trejo
Bled White - 2009 film starring North Roberts, Matthew E. Prochazka and Colleen Irene Boag. The Returned (First Season) - French television series (Aka: Les revenants) - starring Anne Consigny, Fréderic Pierrot, Clotilde Hesme, Céline Sallette and Samir Guesmi. Cooties - 2014 film starring Elijah Wood and Rainn Wilson


The Walking Dead Vol. 1: Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman IZombie Volume 1: Dead To The World by Chris Roberson Revival Vol. 1: You're Among Friends by Tim Seeley Ash And The Army Of Darkness (Issues 1-8) by Steve Niles
The Last Zombie: Dead New World, Vol. 1 by Brian Keene Planet Of The Living Dead (Issue 1) by Joe Wight Mother Russia by by Jeff McComsey and Jeff McCelland Zombillenium, Vol. 1: Gretchen by Arthur De Pins

Featured Image Credit: Zombie Eyes (Pixabay Image 1221663, Creative Commons license).

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