Best Teen & Young Adult Zombie Fiction Books
Here you will get Best Teen & Young Adult Zombie Fiction Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. Attack on Titan 1
Author: by Hajime Isayama
In this post-apocalytpic sci-fi story, humanity has been devastated by the bizarre, giant humanoids known as the Titans. Little is known about where they came from or why they are bent on consuming mankind. Seemingly unintelligent, they have roamed the world for years, killing everyone they see.
For the past century, what’s left of man has hidden in a giant, three-walled city. People believe their 50-meter-high walls will protect them from the Titans, but the sudden appearance of an immense Titan is about to change everything. Winner of the 2011 Kodansha Manga Award (Shonen) and nominated for the prestigious Osamu Tezuka Cultural Prize for 2012.
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2. Dread Nation
Author: by Justina Ireland
Balzer + Bray
New York Times bestseller; 6 starred reviews! At once provocative, terrifying, and darkly subversive, Dread Nation is Justina Ireland’s stunning vision of an America both foreign and familiara country on the brink, at the explosive crossroads where race, humanity, and survival meet.
Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaderailing the War Between the States and changing the nation forever. In this new America, safety for all depends on the work of a few, and laws like the Native and Negro Education Act require certain children attend combat schools to learn to put down the dead.
But there are also opportunitiesand Jane is studying to become an Attendant, trained in both weaponry and etiquette to protect the well-to-do. It’s a chance for a better life for Negro girls like Jane. After all, not even being the daughter of a wealthy white Southern woman could save her from society’s expectations.
But that’s not a life Jane wants. Almost finished with her education at Miss Preston’s School of Combat in Baltimore, Jane is set on returning to her Kentucky home and doesn’t pay much mind to the politics of the eastern cities, with their talk of returning America to the glory of its days before the dead rose.
3. The Silver Eyes (Five Nights at Freddy's #1) (1)
Author: by Scott Cawthon
From the creator of the bestselling horror video game series Five Nights at Freddy’s. Ten years after the horrific murders at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza that ripped their town apart, Charlie, whose father owned the restaurant, and her childhood friends reunite on the anniversary of the tragedy and find themselves at the old pizza place which had been locked up and abandoned for years.
After they discover a way inside, they realize that things are not as they used to be. The four adult-sized animatronic mascots that once entertained patrons have changed. They now have a dark secret … And a murderous agenda.
4. The Complete Rot & Ruin Collection: Rot & Ruin; Dust & Decay; Flesh & Bone; Fire & Ash; Bits & Pieces
Author: by Jonathan Maberry
In the Rot & Ruin, it’s a matter of death and life. All five books in the action-packed zombie series Booklist calls an impressive mix of meaning and mayhem are now available in one paperback boxed set. In the zombie-infested world Benny has grown up in, teens must work once they turn fifteen.
Benny isn’t interested in the family business, but he reluctantly agrees to train as a zombie killer with his big brother Tom. He expects a dull job, whacking zoms for cash. What he discovers is a vocation that will teach him what it really means to be human.
This boxed set contains paperback editions of the complete series: Rot & Ruin, Dust & Decay, Flesh & Bone, Fire & Ash, and Bits & Pieces.
5. Eat Your Heart Out
Author: by Kelly deVos
Razorbill (June 29, 2021)
Shaun of the Dead meets Dumplin’ in this bitingly funny YA thriller about a kickass group of teens battling a ravenous group of zombies. In the next few hours, one of three things will happen. 1-We’ll be rescued (unlikely)2-We’ll freeze to death (maybe)3-We’ll be eaten by thin and athletic zombies (odds: excellent) Vivian Ellenshaw is fat, but she knows she doesn’t need to lose weight, so she’s none too happy to find herself forced into a weight-loss camp’s van with her ex-best friend, Allie, a meathead jock who can barely drive, and the camp owner’s snobby son.
And when they arrive at Camp Featherlite at the start of the worst blizzard in the history of Flagstaff, Arizona, it’s clear that something isn’t right. Vee barely has a chance to meet the other members of her pod, all who seem as unhappy to be at Featherlite as she does, when a camper goes missing down by the lake.
Then she spots something horrifying outside in the snow.Something…That isn’t human. Plus, the camp’s supposed “miracle cure” for obesity just seems fishy, and Vee and her fellow campers know they don’t need to be cured.Of anything. Even worse, it’s not long before Camp Featherlite’s luxurious bungalows are totally overrun with zombies.
6. The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod Boxed Set (4 Books)
Author: by Heather Brewer
The New York Times bestselling series from Heather Brewer is now available in one box set! Eighth Grade Bites Thirteen-year-old Vladimir Tod really hates junior high. Bullies harass him, the principal is dogging him, and the girl he likes prefers his best friend.
Oh, and Vlad has a secret: His mother was human, but his father was a vampire. With no idea of the extent of his powers, Vlad struggles daily with his blood cravings and his enlarged fangs. When a substitute teacher begins to question him a little too closely, Vlad worries his cover is about to be blown.
Then he faces a much bigger problem: He’s being hunted by a vampire killer. Ninth Grade Slays Freshman year stinks for Vlad. Bullies still harass him. The photographer from the school newspaper is tailing him. And failing his studies could be deadly.
A trip to Siberia gives study abroad a whole new meaning as Vlad connects with other vampires and advances his mind-control abilities, but will he return home with the skills to recognize a vampire slayer when he sees one? Tenth Grade Bleeds It’s another awful year at Bathory High for Vlad.
7. The Bone Houses
Author: by Emily Lloyd-Jones
Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Sky in the Deep in this bewitching historical horror novel, perfect for fans of Holly Black and V.E.Schwab. Seventeen-year-old Aderyn (“Ryn”) only cares about two things: her family and her family’s graveyard. And right now, both are in dire straits.
Since the death of their parents, Ryn and her siblings have been scraping together a meager existence as gravediggers in the remote village of Colbren, which sits at the foot of a harsh and deadly mountain range that was once home to the fae.
The problem with being a gravedigger in Colbren, though, is that the dead don’t always stay dead. The risen corpses are known as “bone houses,” and legend says that they’re the result of a decades-old curse. When Ellis, an apprentice mapmaker with a mysterious past, arrives in town, the bone houses attack with new ferocity.
What is it that draws them near? And more importantly, how can they be stopped for good? Together, Ellis and Ryn embark on a journey that will take them into the heart of the mountains, where they will have to face both the curse and the deeply-buried truths about themselves.
8. Hell on Earth: A Zombie Apocalypse Thriller (Life of the Dead Book 1)
Author: by Tony Urban
“One of the best if not the best zombie series I’ve ever read and I’ve read them for years. Believable characters, consistent in their personalities, lovable and “hatable”, and the type of read you literally cannot lay down. Kim Petrey”Wim Wagner was content to live apart from society, isolated on his farm, as he tended to his animals and ignored the world around him.
That all changed when his livestock began to die and flesh-hungry zombies invaded his property. As a plague sweeps across the world and reanimates the dead, Wim and fellow survivors battle to stay alive at all costs. Heroes and villains rise from the ashes of what used to be civilization and an epic, blood-soaked, and brutally realistic post-apocalyptic adventure begins.
Who will survive in a land overrun with the undead? Read it now!”It’s Stephen King’s The Stand meets The Walking Dead! Graphic and well written with fully developed characters. ” “Between the vivid imagery and the gory details, I had to take a break during the second half just to get my lunch down.It was awesome!
9. The Enemy (An Enemy Novel, 1)
Author: by Charlie Higson
In the wake of a devastating disease, everyone sixteen and older is either dead or a decomposing, brainless creature with a ravenous appetite for flesh. Teens have barricaded themselves in buildings throughout London and venture outside only when they need to scavenge for food.
The group of kids living a Waitrose supermarket is beginning to run out of options. When a mysterious traveler arrives and offers them safe haven at Buckingham Palace, they begin a harrowing journey across London. But their fight is far from over-the threat from within the palace is as real as the one outside it.
Full of unexpected twists and quick-thinking heroes, The Enemy is a fast-paced, white-knuckle tale of survival in the face of unimaginable horror.
10. The Reckoning (Darkest Powers Book 3)
Author: by Kelley Armstrong
March 19, 2010
My name is Chloe Saunders. I’m fifteen, and I would love to be normal. But normal is one thing I’m not. For one thing, I’m having these feelings for a certain antisocial werewolf and his sweet-tempered brotherwho just happens to be a sorcererbut, between you and me, I’m leaning toward the werewolf.Not normal.
My friends and I are also on the run from an evil corporation that wants to get rid of uspermanently. Definitely not normal. And finally, I’m a genetically altered necro-mancer who can raise the dead, rotting corpses and all, without even trying.
As far away from normal as it gets.
11. After the Outbreak (N87 Virus Book 1)
Author: by Karri Kadin
October 6, 2020
Alone and naked in the woodsshe remembered nothing. Will getting her memories back destroy her? Allison was like most freshmen students in Nashville. She had her dreams, insecurities, and fears. When the N87 virus ravaged the world, she was one of the infected.
That’s when the nightmare began. Allison lost three years. In a world with only two types of people, the infected and the survivors, each day was a battle for survival. The inhuman zombies ravaged the world because the virus made them crazy.
What if one of them recovered? For Allison, the days after being found were the start of another journey. As the realization of what happened to her, what she did, and the potential cure that courses through her veins, became clear, it may prove to be more than she can handle.
If this new world doesn’t kill herbecoming the cure just might.Who can she trust? You’ll love this remarkable twist on the zombie/dystopian adventure because the depth of Allison’s struggles will make you keep turning the pages to find out her secret.Get it now.
12. The Summoning (Darkest Powers, Book 1)
Author: by Kelley Armstrong
August 26, 2008
My name is Chloe Saunders and my life will never be the same again. All I wanted was to make friends, meet boys, and keep on being ordinary. I don’t even know what that means anymore. It all started on the day that I saw my first ghostand the ghost saw me.
Now there are ghosts everywhere and they won’t leave me alone. To top it all off, I somehow got myself locked up in Lyle House, a “special home” for troubled teens. Yet the home isn’t what it seems. Don’t tell anyone, but I think there might be more to my housemates than meets the eye.
The question is, whose side are they on? It’s up to me to figure out the dangerous secrets behind Lyle House … Before its skeletons come back to haunt me.
13. Rot & Ruin (1)
Author: by Jonathan Maberry
In the zombie-infested, post-apocalyptic America where Benny Imura lives, every teenager must find a job by the time they turn fifteen or get their rations cut in half. Benny doesn’t want to apprentice as a zombie hunter with his boring older brother Tom, but he has no choice.
He expects a tedious job whacking zoms for cash, but what he gets is a vocation that will teach him what it means to be human.
14. The Awakening (Darkest Powers, Book 2)
Author: by Kelley Armstrong
April 17, 2009
If you had met me a few weeks ago, you probably would have described me as an average teenage girlsomeone normal. Now my life has changed forever and I’m as far away from normal as it gets. A living science experimentnot only can I see ghosts, but I was genetically altered by a sinister organization called the Edison Group.
What does that mean? For starters, I’m a teenage necromancer whose powers are out of control; I raise the dead without even trying. Trust me, that is not a power you want to have.Ever. Now I’m running for my life with three of my supernatural friendsa charming sorcerer, a cynical werewolf, and a disgruntled witchand we have to find someone who can help us before the Edison Group finds us first.Or die trying.