Vampires, Werewolves, and Zombies Books

Blood-sucking vampires, throat-ripping werewolves, and dead-eyed zombies used to be reserved for Halloween season. Now they're here year-round, aided and abetted by children's literature, which has captivated morbid young imaginations since the Brothers Grimm. Satisfy your inner ghoul and check out our list of books for all ages that revel in dripping fangs, sharp talons, and the undead -- all in good fun, of course.

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Cute, comic how-to for aspiring vampire ballerinas.
By Anne Marie Pace
(2012)
 
Not-too-scary counting book with a friendly twist.
By Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis
(2012)
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Punny zombie love story is all heart, some brain.
By Kelly DiPucchio
(2011)
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Punny, spooky look at moms all wrapped up in their jobs.
By Joan Horton
(2012)
 
Kid vampire tale has a light but delightfully gross touch.
By Marissa Moss
(2014)
 
Fast-paced adventure with friends, zombies, and magic.
By Patrik Henry Bass
(2014)
 
Goofy horror/action comedy has serious underpinnings.
By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2013)
 
Goofy horror tale has light scares and lots of body humor.
By J. Scott Savage
(2013)
 
Exciting vampire tale sucks in reluctant readers.
By Heather Brewer
(2008)
 
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
By Gail Carriger
(2014)
 
More violent and less romantic than Twilight but funnier.
By Jason Henderson
(2010)
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Vampire story with strong heroine explores prejudice.
By Richelle Mead
(2011)
 
Classic vampire tale is sexier and darker than you remember.
By Bram Stoker
(2009)
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Dark fantasy chronicles a love that transcends time, death.
By Marcus Sedgwick
(2014)
 
Zombies invade classic comedy of manners for laughs, groans.
By Jane Austen, Seth Grahame-Smith
(2012)
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Does for werewolves what Twilight did for vampires.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2009)
 
Thrilling fantasy mixes mystery, Victorian romance, zombies.
By Susan Dennard
(2012)
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Engaging, suspenseful vampire spoof has real substance.
By Justine Larbalestier, Sarah Rees Brennan
(2012)
 
Overlong but engrossing popular vampire romance.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2007)
 
Victorian-era fantasy series starts with plenty of violence.
By Cassandra Clare
(2011)
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Zombie adventure with a twist is a cut above most.
By T. Michael Martin
(2013)
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Classic of scientist haunted by his creation still timely.
By Mary Shelley
(2011)
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Modern vampire tale for teens is funny, edgy, and grisly.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2006)
 
Gripping werewolf thriller explores lust more than love.
By Andrea Cremer
(2011)
 
Intriguing tale of NYC teen guitarist turned werewolf.
By Emily Pohl-Weary
(2013)
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Captivating L.A. romance about a werewolf and a fashionista.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2014)
 
Dark, violent, sensuous vampire tale best for older teens.
By Holly Black
(2013)
 
Zombie apocalypse meets mature high school-set thriller.
By Courtney Summers
(2012)
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Gory but sweet romance of teen girl and zombie.
By Isaac Marion
(2013)

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