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Enjoyed World War Z? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to World War Z. Here are 23 books that you may like if you liked World War Z.

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The Good War
An Oral History of World War II
Studs Terkel - 2004-11-01 (first published in 1984)
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Explore the dynamic impact of World War II on individuals in Studs Terkel's "The Good War". Through interviews conducted 40 years after the war, Terkel presents a range of experiences, from the good to the bad to the ugly. Despite the horrors, few interviewees regretted their involvement, as the war was a defining moment in their lives. Terkel also examines the societal changes that took place post-war, including newfound freedoms for women and African Americans, as well as the looming threat of nuclear war. Discover the personal and societal effects of one of the most transformative events in history.
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Day by Day Armageddon
J. L. Bourne - 2004-06-11
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A handwritten journal tells the harrowing story of a man's struggle for survival in the midst of chaos and violence. The dead are rising and claiming the world as their own, leaving the protagonist to make difficult decisions that mean the difference between life and death. Enter the world of the undead in this gripping tale of post-apocalyptic horror.
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Irregular Scout Team One
Zombie Killers Vol 1 thru 8
J. F. Holmes - 2013-11-17
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Survive the end of the world and witness the story of a small team of soldiers (sort of) making their way through the Zombie Apocalypse. This book is perfect for fans of The Walking Dead and World War Z. Learn how men and women must come together to form an efficient fighting unit, facing loss and overcoming obstacles in order to survive. IST-1 contains all eight volumes of this bestselling Zombie Killers series.
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Patient Zero
Joe Ledger Series
Jonathan Maberry - 2009-03-03
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A detective is recruited by the government to lead a new taskforce called the Department of Military Sciences. Their first mission is to stop terrorists from unleashing a bio-weapon that turns ordinary people into zombies, risking the fate of the world.
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The Girl With All the Gifts
M. R. Carey - 2014-06-19
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In this thrilling novel, a special girl named Melanie, who possesses extraordinary intellect, attends classes every day in her cell. However, she must face dangerous guards and scientists who study her every move. Melanie dreams of a future beyond her confinement, but her path is filled with unexpected twists and turns. This book is the perfect read for lovers of suspenseful, engrossing novels like those from greats Stephen King and Neil Gaiman.
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My Life as a White Trash Zombie
Diana Rowland - 2011-07-05
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"Life in the swamps of southern Louisiana takes a turn for Angel Crawford, a high school dropout with a pill habit and a criminal record. After overdosing on painkillers, she wakes up to find a job offer at the parish morgue and an overpowering craving for brains. But with her morgue filling up with the victims of a serial killer, Angel must grow up fast if she wants to keep the job and stay in one piece. This darkly humorous book is perfect for fans of horror and mystery genres."
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Warm Bodies
A Novel (1) (The Warm Bodies Series)
Isaac Marion - 2012-12-25 (first published in 2010)
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In Warm Bodies, a zombie named "R" lives a monotonous existence until he meets Julie, a living girl who brings color and emotion into his gray world. Through their unlikely bond, R begins to evolve beyond his undead state and desires to protect Julie rather than eat her. This darkly funny and highly original novel explores the power of love and the potential for change, even in the most hopeless of worlds.
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The Zombie Survival Guide
Complete Protection from the Living Dead
Max Brooks - 2003-09-16
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Looking for ways to survive against the walking dead? Look no further than The Zombie Survival Guide. This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know, from understanding zombie physiology and behavior to the best defense tactics and weaponry to outfitting your home for a long siege. With a top 10 list of lessons for surviving a zombie attack, including organizing before they rise and keeping moving, this is the ultimate guide for anyone looking to protect themselves and their loved ones from the living dead.
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Mira Grant - 2010-05-01
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In a world where a virus has taken over with the unstoppable command to "Feed", bloggers Georgia and Shaun Mason are on the trail of uncovering the truth about the infected in this thrilling story set 20 years after the outbreak.
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The Oral Biography of Buster Casey
Chuck Palahniuk - 2007-05-01
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This thrilling and dark read follows the story of a rebellious high school student who becomes an expert serial killer in the city. Told through the testimonies of his friends, this mind-bending novel explores the future with both hilarity and horror. Chuck Palahniuk's unique voice shines through in this captivating and insightful story.
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A Zombie's Lament
S. G. Browne - 2009-03-03
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This hilarious and gory debut novel is perfect for zombie enthusiasts and fans of Max Brooks's The Zombie Survival Guide. Meet Andy Warner, a newly minted zombie struggling to adjust to his new existence among a society that no longer considers him human. When he joins an Undead Anonymous group, he finds himself connecting with some unexpected and fascinating undead characters, leading him on a journey of self-discovery. Breathers is a surprisingly touching and darkly funny romantic zombie comedy that will leave readers laughing, squirming, and craving more.
The Becoming by Jessica Meigs
Zombie, Ohio by Scott Kenemore
Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson
Zombie Apocalypse! by Peter Atkins
Cell by Stephen King
Generation Dead by Daniel Waters
Monster Island by David Wellington
Aftertime by Sophie Littlefield
Endings by Norman Christof
When The Dead Came by Ariana Torralba
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen
A People's History of the Vampire Uprising by Raymond A. Villareal