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Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

There are countless Zombie Apocalypse courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse: A Cookbook and Culinary Survival Guide (2014)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your BookshelfYou duck into the safest-looking abandoned house you can find and hold your breath as you listen for the approaching zombie horde you’ve been running from all day. You hear a gurgling sound. Is it the undead? No—it’s your stomach.When the zombie apocalypse tears down life and society as we know it, it will mean no more take out, no more brightly lit, immaculately organized aisles of food just waiting to be plucked effortlessly off the shelves. No more trips down to the local farmers’ market. No more microwaved meals in front of the TV or intimate dinner parties. No, when the undead rise, eating will be hard, and doing…
Author(s): Lauren Wilson, Kristian Bauthus

2. The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead (2003)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your BookshelfThe Zombie Survival Guide is your key to survival against the hordes of undead who may be stalking you right now. Fully illustrated and exhaustively comprehensive, this book covers everything you need to know, including how to understand zombie physiology and behavior, the most effective defense tactics and weaponry, ways to outfit your home for a long siege, and how to survive and adapt in any territory or terrain.Top 10 Lessons for Surviving a Zombie Attack 1. Organize before they rise! 2. They feel no fear, why should you?3. Use your head: cut off theirs.4. Blades don’t need reloading.5. Ideal protection =…
Author(s): Max Brooks

3. Only Dead on the Inside: A Parent’s Guide to Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse (2017)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your BookshelfIt's not easy being a parent these days. There are bills to pay. Kids to feed. And hordes of undead monsters to keep at bay.There are plenty of guides out there about how to survive the zombie apocalypse. All of them assume readers are young, fit, and unencumbered by children. In that scenario, the only living humans left will be smug, outdoorsy Millennials. That's hell on earth, even without the zombies.Only Dead on the Inside is the answer for the rest of us.Written by professional comedy writer and amateur father-of-four James Breakwell (@XplodingUnicorn), Only Dead on the Inside blends…
Author(s): James Breakwell

4. The Zombie Uprising Series: Books One Through Five (2019)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your BookshelfThey wanted to thaw history’s buried secrets. But now an undead army is awake… and hungry for flesh.Jen Reed longs to reconnect with her estranged father. Given the opportunity to work together on an archeological dig, the young scientist excitedly packs her bags for the isolated Arctic tundra. But she starts to wonder if the village elder’s ominous warnings hold truth when a local turns up with yellow eyes and a strange bite mark… As the old man’s ancient tale rings in her head, Jen explores a historic burial site and is shocked to discover the dead have risen craving human flesh. With a…
Author(s): M.A. Robbins

5. Dead Storm: The Global Zombie Apocalypse (2019)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your BookshelfDead Storm is a classic techno-thriller in every sense of the word – a pulse-pounding military epic that not only pits nation against nation… it thrusts the entire world into a desperate battle for survival – against bloodthirsty zombies!Welcome to the latest blockbuster novel by Nicholas Ryan. ‘Dead Storm – the Global Zombie Apocalypse’ is a book like few others in the genre. It’s a vast, global novel with techno-thriller detail and intense battle scenes on land, and on the high seas.The book is crammed full of epic action, and every sequence oozes gripping…
Author(s): Nicholas Ryan

6. Last Man Standing: The Complete Trilogy: A Zombie Apocalypse Thriller (2019)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf"Writing so brilliant it's impossible to put down" … "Exceptional" … "Surprised and delighted" The world looked on in horror as millions of innocent lives were snuffed out in a matter of hours. Countless men, women and children slaughtered without mercy, torn apart by a violent mob that attacked without reason, motive or warning.Tom Freeman witnessed the aftermath. He reported on the tragedy and looked into the eyes of the sole survivor, an old friend, and what he saw looking back sent him running home to the…
Author(s): Keith Taylor

7. Zombie Road V: Terror on the Two-Lane (2018)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your BookshelfThe budding relationship between the Disfigured Road Angel and the girl who was sent to kill him continues to develop despite the odds stacked against them.They are both young, damaged, and bear a heavy burden for their age. Both have powers beyond human capacity, and both are the heirs to their fathers’ empires. They should be mortal enemies, not kinda sorta like each other.If you’re looking for a hair-raising thrill ride through hell itself, then look no further. Full of blood, guts, and carnage, this post-apocalyptic series will keep you on the edge until the very end. Get ready for terror on the two-lane.Scroll up and grab…
Author(s): David A. Simpson, Eric A. Shelman

8. Deadbreak (2018)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your BookshelfIt’s been three long years since Deadbreak. That’s what everyone’s calling it – the day the dead rose. Every day since then Jeremiah Reid has had one goal: to make his way back to his daughter. With his four-legged companion, Joe, Jeremiah has to travel a lawless wasteland teeming with zombies, bandits, and worse, like people who put anchovies on pizza (you know who you are). It’s a new world out there and no one is safe. People are weary, cities are in ruin, supplies are scarce, and brains are on the menu. If he’s going to have a chance, he’ll need his wits, a little bit of luck, and lots of ammo….
Author(s): Jorge Sanchez, Crystal Johnson

9. Hell on Earth (Life of the Dead) (2016)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your BookshelfWhen civilization ends – When hundreds of millions of the dead return to eat the living – How will the remaining humans survive?One week ago there were over 300 million people living in America. Today there are less than 5000. After a man-made plague destroys the population, cities burn and the government crumbles when the dead come back to life as flesh-hungry zombies. Wim, a 30-year-old farmer, purposely kept himself cut off from other people, but when the undead arrive at his farm, intent on eating him, he's forced to venture out into the land around him and fight…
Author(s): Tony Urban

10. Infected (Releasing the Magic) (2019)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your BookshelfWhat’s the worst that could happen? Sit down and let me tell you.The Void Virus has been let loose on the Earth. Caused by experiments gone wrong, an outbreak has ravaged the world. Anyone infected has turned into a decaying empty shell, void of their former selves. The animate decomposing bodies have become known as Rotters, stumbling around for the scent of the living.Alone in the dark new world where even the dead don’t die, I must fight to survive. Not only against the Rotters, but the remaining uninfected who have turned savage in their plight of survival; the scavers.As the world I…
Author(s): Maya Riley

11. THEM Invasion: Zombie Apocalypse (THEM Post-Apocalyptic Series) (Volume 1) (2016)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your BookshelfThe action-packed first novel in M.D. Massey’s THEM Zombie Apocalypse Series!When a surprise nuclear attack forces Aidan from hiding, he finds the world to be a much different and more deadly place. Now he’ll traverse a post-apocalyptic landscape populated by violent redneck looters, rogue military factions, and an army of hungry undead…Invasion: Zombie ApocalypseTHEM Post-Apocalyptic Series, Book OneAfter two combat tours in the Middle East, Aidan Sullivan just wants to be left alone on his family’s ranch in the Texas Hill Country.But when the bombs fall and the dead walk, Aidan risks life and limb to rescue his aging…
Author(s): M.D. Massey

12. Diary of a Minecraft Zombie Book 14: Cloudy with a Chance of Apocalypse (2018)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your BookshelfZombie Puberty Really Stinks! Jump Into this Zany Minecraft Adventure and Find Out!…
Author(s): Zack Zombie

13. Z-LEVEL 10: A Zombie Apocalypse Novel (2019)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your BookshelfThe rise of the dead has brought the world to its knees. Z-Level 1 – Undead Population minimal. Infection Risk minimal. Area considered suitable for inhabitance. Z-Level 2 – Low Undead Population. Infection Risk low. Inhabitants are warned to monitor surroundings. Z-Level 3 – Undead Population increased. Threat Level low but has potential risk of elevating. Approximately 10 undead per every 100 inhabitants. Citizens encouraged to remain indoors. Pack precautionary items in case of evacuation. Z-Level 4 – Undead Population at 20 percent. Martial Law…
Author(s): Michael Cole

14. Zombie Road VI: Highway to Heartache (2019)

Best Zombie Apocalypse Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf“I would do great and terrible things for you,” she said.Time is running out for the two teenagers thrown together by fate. The undead infection is spreading inside Scarlet, slowly worming its way through her body. Together, they race across the wastelands toward the last outpost with advanced medical facilities. Meanwhile, their fathers go to war, and Casey’s ruthless cannibals are readying their forces for an attack of their own. No one gets to sit this one out. Everyone fights.If you’re looking for a hair-raising thrill ride through hell itself, then look no…
Author(s): David A. Simpson, Eric A. Shelman

Books shelved as zombie-apocalypse: World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks, The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan, Feed by M Since then, things have quietened down a fair bit, maybe due to genre overkill. However, true zombie fans like you and I won’t ever sour on the undead. So, just for you wonderful people, I present some of the best zombie apocalypse books written in the last few years. One thing to note: I’ll focus on listing lesser-known zombie books. There are no safe harbors in the zombie apocalypse. Beaten and broken, Joel and his friends just hope for a safe haven, even if it is temporary. I don’t know about you, but I love devouring a good zombie book from time to time. Zombies in popular media have slowly taken over, infiltrating some of our most beloved shows, movies, and even books. When zombies attack B’s school, B is forced on a mad dash through the serpentine corridors, making allegiances with anyone with enough guts to fight off their pursuers. Zombie Apocalypse! Jones, Stephen: 2010: A mosaic novel in which interconnected narratives create a unique vision of the end of the world brought about by a plague. Zombie

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some zombie apocalypse books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Dystopia and Economics: A Guide to Surviving Everything from the Apocalypse to Zombies

Author(s): Charity-Joy Revere Acchiardo; Michelle Albert Vachris
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2018, Size: 521 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2348503

Dystopia And Economics: A Guide To Surviving Everything From The Apocalypse To Zombies

Author(s): Charity-Joy Revere Acchiardo, Michelle Albert Vachris
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2018, Size: 842 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 2382779

LIVING WITH THE LIVING DEAD : the wisdom of the zombie apocalypse

Author(s): GARRETT, GREG
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2017, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1680018

Undead Apocalypse: Vampires and Zombies in the 21st Century

Author(s): Stacey Abbott
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press, Year: 2016, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1683006

The Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse: Defend Your Base with Simple Circuits, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi

Author(s): Simon Monk
Publisher: No Starch Press, Year: 2015, Size: 33 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1438157

The Maker’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse: Defend Your Base with Simple Circuits, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi

Author(s): Simon Monk
Publisher: No Starch Press, Year: 2015, Size: 33 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1499589

The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse: A Cookbook and Culinary Survival Guide

Author(s): Lauren Wilson, Kristian Bauthus
Publisher: Smart Pop, Year: 2014, Size: 14 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1337178

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely hot items according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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