Zombies vs. Unicorns by Holly Black

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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?
 

About Holly Black

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Holly Black is the bestselling author of contemporary fantasy novels for teens and children, including Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale and the #1 New York Times bestselling Spiderwick series. She has been a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award and the Eisner Award, and the recipient of the Andre Norton Award. Holly lives in Massachusetts with her husband, Theo, in a house with a secret library. Her website is www.blackholly.com.
 
Published September 21, 2010 by Margaret K. McElderry Books. 434 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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She demands a zombie story from the brain monkeys and they give her celebrity cults, which only makes me adore her more (you probably already know I have spouted off rather loudly and a lot about a certain celebrity homicidal maniac with cult-like tendencies *cough James Arthur Ray cough*).

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Unicorns book trailer Each story is preceded by a lively debate between the editors about why that particular story spells victory for Team Unicorn or Team Zombie.

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Unicorns is an anthology of short stories from some of the most popular young adult authors of today showing their support for either “Team Zombie” or “Team Uniciorn.” Black and Larbalestier edit the anthology itself with hilarious commentary throughout the entire book and short introductions by ...

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Teen Reads

Some revisit worlds they’ve created in their own novels, such as Diana Peterfreund’s creepy story of predatory unicorns and the girls destined to train them (which she has also written about in RAMPANT and ASCENDANT), or Carrie Ryan, who, as in her Forest of Hands and Teeth books, considers a wor...

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Fantasy Literature

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?

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SBY Teens

In the tradition of other contentious feuds, Zombies vs.

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Unicorns was my pick for collection of short stories for my 2011 YA Challenge.

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