It’s that time again…

Autumn is a wonderful time of year. The leaves are changing colour. The NHL regular season has started. You can’t turn around without finding a new pumpkin spice flavoured product of some kind. And best of all, the newest season of Walking Dead begins on Sunday! To celebrate, we’ve created a list of books filled with zombies. As always, you can pick up or request them from the library!Picture1

  • Monster Island by David Wellington
  • World War Z by Max Brooks
  • The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga
  • Pride and Predjudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Green
  • Zombies: A Record of the Year of Infection by Don Roff
  • The Forest of Hands & Teeth by Carrie Ryan
  • Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry
  • Zombies vs. Unicorns, edited by by Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier
  • Zom-B by Darren Shan
  • Warm Bodies by Isaac Maron
  • Eat Brains Love by Jeff Hart
  • The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks
  • Patient Zero by Jonathan Maberry
  • Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter
  • The Walking Dead (comics) by Robert Kirkman, et al.
  • The Stupidest Angel: A Heart Warming Tale of Christmas Terror by Christopher Moore

Zombies Vs. Unicorns: Now available at North Battleford Library

Readers can now pick up a copy of Zombies Vs. Unicorns here at the library. It’s a battle for the ages! Are you on the side of the majestic unicorn or the terrifying zombie? You get to decide with this collection of short stories by a number of well known authors like Libba Bray, Scott Westerfeld, Meg Cabot and Cassandra Clare.


Get ready for the book blurb: “It’s time to decide: Team Zombie or Team Unicorn? A must-have anthology with contributions from bestselling YA authors is now available in paperback!

It’s a question as old as time itself: Which is better, the zombie or the unicorn? This all-original, tongue-in-cheek anthology edited by Holly Black (Team Unicorn) and Justine Larbalestier (Team Zombie), makes strong arguments for both sides in the form of  spectacular short stories. Contributors include bestselling authors Cassandra Clare, Libba Bray, Maureen Johnson, Meg Cabot, Scott Westerfeld, and Margo Lanagan.

Discover how unicorns use their powers for evil, why zombies aren’t always the enemy, and much more in this creative, laugh-out-loud collection that will have everyone asking: Team Zombie or Team Unicorn?”

Graphic Novel Thursday! Now with extra zombies!!!

This week’s featured graphic novel is The Walking Dead: Compendium One by Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard, Tony Moore, and Cliff Rathburn.  This compendium collects the first eight chapters of The Walking Dead comic books that were later adapted into the hit AMC drama of the same name. If you love the show but haven’t read the comics this is a great way to catch up!


Here’s the blurb: “Introducing the first eight volumes of the fan-favorite, New York Times Best Seller series collected into one massive paperback collection! Collects The Walking Dead #1-48. This is the perfect collection for any fan of the Emmy Award-winning television series on AMC: over one thousand pages chronicling the beginning of Robert Kirkman””s Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror- from Rick Grimes”” waking up alone in a hospital, to him and his family seeking solace on Hershel””s farm, and the controversial introduction of Woodbury despot: The Governor. In a world ruled by the dead, we are finally forced to finally start living.”

We also have a copy of The Walking Dead: Compendium Two, if you want to read further into the series.

Monsters at the Library!!!

With the mid-season premier of The Walking Dead coming up this Sunday, it seems like a good time to remind our teen patrons about all the fantastically scary, Monster-filled reads that can be found at the library including Eat, Brains, Love by Jeff Hart and The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks. Here’s the full list: NBLib_Monsters_Readinglist_2014