Zombies Vs. Unicorns

Zombies Vs. Unicorns

eBook - 2012
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Twelve short stories by a variety of authors seek to answer the question of whether zombies are better than unicorns.
Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, [2012, 2010]
Edition: First Margaret K. McElderry Books pbk. edition
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9781442412835
1442412836
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (415 pages)
Additional Contributors: Larbalestier, Justine
Black, Holly
Alternative Title: Zombies versus unicorns

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lyssawyssa
Oct 17, 2015

Zombies won this round. I was rooting for the unicorns but it was not meant to be. Carrie Ryan's Bougainvillea made my choice for me. And though it sounded geeky when I first started reading it, I just couldn't stop and I recommend this to those who just want a fun and light read..sort of.

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PastelTeddie
Aug 21, 2015

Zombie's totally won! Just with the first Zee story "Love will tear us apart" and admit it some Unicorn stories were down right boring. And let me warn you IF YOU ARE UNDER 13 DO NOT READ IT IS A LITTLE GRUESOME AND SEXUAL! who else has a feeling this would make a great TV show?

Tapirs Mar 29, 2015

I haven't yet had a chance to read this, but numerous friends have recommended it, and I am looking forward to entering the battle between Zombies and Unicorns.

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dthorn75
Dec 15, 2014

Horrible. The language and themes in here are ridiculous to be in the YA category. What do we classify as OK for the "teen" category? Do you want your 14 year old reading about sex and multiple "f" words? I recommend this come with a warning label.

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jennyhayo
Nov 17, 2014

zombies stories are better but everyone knows that unicorns are truly better

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bopgodholio_1
Oct 07, 2014

a great book make more

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fairy_tail
Aug 04, 2014

the care and feeding of your baby killer unicorn was great, but overall, I think the zombie stories are more interesting.

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DeltaQueen50
Jun 19, 2014

Zombies vs. Unicorns is a showdown between two mythical creatures as hosted by Justine Larbalestier and Holly Black and meant to assist the reader in determining whether they are on Team Zombie or Team Unicorn. The stories are by well known writers from the fantasy genre, Libba Bray, Naomi Novik and Garth Nix, just to mention a few. This is a head on battle, alternating creature stories in an all out bid to take top honors. The winner? The reader of course.

KCLSRecommends Jun 12, 2014

Popular young adult authors such as Scott Westerfeld, Meg Cabot & Garth Nix each get a short story exploring the eternal debate -- which is better: unicorns or zombies?! Which would YOU choose?!

ChristchurchLib Jun 04, 2013

" In this alternately hilarious, grisly, sexy, and terrifying collection of paranormal tales, superstar YA authors such as Libba Bray, Scott Westerfeld, and Meg Cabot do battle over which beings reign supreme: zombies or unicorns. Anyone who liked Diana Peterfreund's Rampant (about killer unicorns) or Carrie Ryan's The Forest of Hands and Teeth (about a zombie apocalypse) will enjoy revisiting those books' worlds, and fans of offbeat fantasy in general should also appreciate this unicorns-vs.-zombies smack-down - which includes plenty of playful editorial commentary. Reviewers seem torn over which side to root for, but they all agree that this book's readers are the real winners." June 2013 Teen Scene newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=640668

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dthorn75
Dec 15, 2014

Coarse Language: Really?

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dthorn75
Dec 15, 2014

Sexual Content: Ridiculous that this is a YA/Teen book. My 12 year old reads YA fantasy books and found the title very interesting. When he started reading it, he found it repulsive. When he showed me, so do I. Ridiculous.

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somethinghere123
Oct 03, 2011

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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somethinghere123
Oct 03, 2011

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

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somethinghere123
Oct 03, 2011

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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PastelTeddie
Jul 12, 2015

PastelTeddie thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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dthorn75
Dec 15, 2014

dthorn75 thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

cwong8084 Mar 04, 2013

cwong8084 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 79 and 1

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somethinghere123
Oct 03, 2011

somethinghere123 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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PastelTeddie
Aug 21, 2015

A brilliant combination of amazing minds have all but in there stories and created a battle in Zombies Vs Unicorns.
you decide the winner! Team Zombie? Team Unicorn?

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Black_Panda_1
Jun 10, 2012

a bunch of random stories on unicorns and zombies to create one interesting bk! :D

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PastelTeddie
Aug 21, 2015

"...and I get that last ecstatic taste before the blade goes snicker-snack." -love will tear us apart

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