It is a truth universally acknowledged that people love zombie fiction. Seth Grahame-Smith’s book, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, even got the big-screen treatment. We started to wonder: what other books should get the zombie treatment? We racked our brains—before they get devoured—and here’s what we came up with.
13 Novels That Deserve a Zombie Mash-Up
The heartwarming tale of four zombie mothers and their zombie-American daughters trying to live up to their zom-moms’ expectations.
When Hester Prynne has a “Z” emblazoned on her chest, the local townsfolk suspect zombies, Zorro, or zombie Zorro.
“If I have to lie, steal, cheat, or kill someone and eat their brain. As God is my witness, I’ll never be hungry again.”
Big Zombie is watching you.
Zombies find a way.
They told us the dog Atticus shot was rabid. “Rabies.” Sure it is. We smell a government cover-up.
No one else has actually read the book, so they’ll believe you when you say there are zombies in it.
Lennie will hug him and squeeze him and tear his limbs off and eat his brain.
Get that eyeball out of his mouth.
It was the worst of the zombie apocalypse, it was the worst of the zombie apocalypse. (Yeah, the zombie apocalypse has no best.)
“And in that moment, I swear the zombies were infinite.”
These zombies don’t want brains. Just sugar.
Not redundant. You can never have too many zombies.
If you make the next big mash-up sensation with one of our ideas, we want a cut. Otherwise yours is the first brain we’re sinking our teeth into when the zombie apocalypse happens.
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Quote of the Week
“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.“
~ Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
The original ain’t bad either.