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Multcolib Picks: Not your grandparent's zombies

The Last Werewolf
The Last Werewolf By Duncan, Glen (Book - 2011 ) FICTION DUNCAN 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Jacob Marlowe has lost the will to live. For two hundred years he has wandered the world, enslaved by his lunatic appetites and tormented by the memory of his first and most monstrous crime.

Zone One
Zone One A Novel By Whitehead, Colson (Book - 2011 ) FICTION WHITEHEAD 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Mark Spitz and his squad of three "sweepers" move through Zone One of lower Manhattan, a walled-off enclave scheduled for resettlement in the aftermath of a zombie plague.

Shaun of the Dead
Shaun of the Dead (DVD - 2004 ) DVD Comedy SHAUN All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 2 on 8 copies

Annotation:When flesh eating zombies go on the hunt for a bite to eat, it is up to Shaun and his best pal to save their friends and family from becoming the next entree.

The Radleys
The Radleys By Haig, Matt (Book - 2010 ) FICTION HAIG 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Struggling with overwork and parenting angst, English village doctor Peter Radley endeavors to hide his family's vampire nature until their daughter's oddly satisfying act of violence reveals the truth.

Husk
Husk A Novel By Redekop, Corey (Book - 2012 ) FICTION REDEKOP 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Outlandish and emotional, this humorous novel centers on Sheldon Funk, a struggling actor who dies in a bus restroom only to awaken during his autopsy and attack the coroner.

Raising Stony Mayhall
Raising Stony Mayhall By Gregory, Daryl (Book - 2011 ) FICTION GREGORY 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:In the early days of the zombie apocalypse, a family stumbles upon a dead mother and her baby, also dead - undead, that is. Defying all mythological convention, baby Stony starts to grow and as he does, causes awkward situations for the family that adopted him.

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown By Black, Holly (Book - 2013 ) y BLACK 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:When seventeen-year-old Tana wakes up following a party in the aftermath of a violent vampire attack, she travels to Coldtown, a quarantined Massachusetts city full of vampires, with her ex-boyfriend and a mysterious vampire boy in tow.

Fiend
Fiend A Novel By Stenson, Peter (Book - 2013 ) FICTION STENSON 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:A long-time, hopelessly addicted meth user, Chase Daniels see the impending zombie apocalypse as an opportunity to hit restart and become the man he once dreamed of being.

Warm Bodies
Warm Bodies A Novel By Marion, Isaac (Book - 2011 ) FICTION MARION 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

Warm Bodies
Warm Bodies (DVD - 2013 ) DVD Comedy WARM Available in some locations

Annotation:After a zombie epidemic, R (a zombie) rescues Julie (a human survivor) from a zombie attack. The two form a special relationship in their struggle for survival, R becomes increasingly more human, setting off a chain of events that begins to transform the other zombies and maybe even the whole lifeless world.

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Oh for the days when the rules governing the undead were simple. Nowadays there are super-speedy zombies, morally conflicted werewolves and vampires suffering from post-modern malaise. Check out these titles that will challenge your stereotypes of the supernatural.


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