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Zombies Vs. Unicorns Is Out!

September 21st, 2010

Today is the official release date for Zombies Versus Unicorns, an anthology that includes short stories from me, Libba Bray, Cassandra Clare, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Maureen Johnson, and Carrie Ryan (all Team Zombie) as well as Meg Cabot, Kathleen Duey, Margo Lanagan, Garth Nix, Naomi Novik, and Diana Peterfreund (Team Rainbow Farts).

People have been seeing ZvU in stores for a few days now, because the contagion cannot be contained!

Here’s a cool interview with the cover artist. And click here for awesome Zombie vs. Unicorns wallpapers!

(Of which this is merely one example:)
teamzombie

And don’t forget the ZvU debates, one in New York on Thursday and one in Baltimore on Friday!

Thursday, September 23
6:00PM

Symphony Space, Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater
2537 Broadway at 95th Street
New York City
Zombies v Unicorns Debate
Team Zombie: Libba Bray, Maureen Johnson, Scott Westerfeld
Team Unicorn: Holly Black, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Naomi Novik
Compere: (the totally impartial) Justine Larbalestier
$15; Members $12

Friday, September 24
6:30PM

Baltimore Book Festival
Children’s Bookstore Stage
Zombies Versus Unicorns!
Justine Larbalestier, Scott Westerfeld, Carrie Ryan, Holly Black, Diana Peterfreund & Kathleen Duey
Click here for more details.

Come one, come all!

Tomorrow, I’ll be unleashing the Behemoth countdown timer, so see you soon!

23 Responses to “Zombies Vs. Unicorns Is Out!”

  1. 1
    marygenla
    September 21st, 2010 23:20

    Go Zombies!!!! And yayness for the Behemoth countdown!

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    Hello_Sailor
    September 22nd, 2010 01:48

    Team Unicorn! Super excited for Behemoth!

  3. 3
    Ginya-wa
    September 22nd, 2010 03:51

    woo-hoo! awesome! now i just have to wait two long weeks for my library to process it and finally send it to me . it takes a while. but, i fully trust it will be worth the wait :)

  4. 4
    Caitlin-la
    September 22nd, 2010 03:52

    Haha! Team rainbow farts! That’s hilarious! haha *sigh*
    even though I am still team unicorn.

    Have fun in baltimore!!

  5. 5
    Tash-la
    September 22nd, 2010 04:49

    Team zombie unicorn XP Now that’s the best team ever.
    I can’t wait to pick up ZvU and Behemoth (the countdown has been on for months, after all, no official timer necessary)!

  6. 6
    Hannah
    September 22nd, 2010 05:15

    Team Unicorn!!!
    So…there isn’t an insanely awesome unicorn wallpaper? :( Cuz…it’d be insanely awesome, you know.
    Woot!!! Behemoth countdown-timer-thingy!!!
    This is probably starting to bug you, but any Uglies movie updates? :D

  7. 7
    Jessica-la
    September 22nd, 2010 05:15

    Are you still coming to Birmingham, Alabama??? Oh, and I just finished Leviathan, and I LOVED it!!!!!!!!!! :D

  8. 8
    Jessi
    September 22nd, 2010 05:48

    Yay! Zobies VS Unicorns!!!!!! Hurrah!!!! I can’t wait for the Behemoth countdown clock, but I’m also not happy about it cuz I have to have a broncoscopy that day… Anyway, I like the Zombie wallpaper! Thanks for keeping us posted on all things exciting in the book world, Scott!

  9. 9
    Jessi
    September 22nd, 2010 05:48

    OOOPS… I just realized I spelled Zombies wrong…

  10. 10
    Stephy-la
    September 22nd, 2010 09:53

    haha AWESOME. i’ll dash off to the bookstore tomorrow and pick up my very own copy.
    GO TEAM UNICORN!

  11. 11
    beth-la
    September 22nd, 2010 18:04

    Team Zunicorn! Sorry, I can’t choose between the two. :)

  12. 12
    Sam
    September 22nd, 2010 19:44

    I saw the book on the bookshelf yesterday! But I had no money on me AND I was looking for Libba Bray’s book “Going Bovine” for my friend’s birthday. Not in stock? Angry! And Leviathan wasn’t there either! But I have a feeling my friend (that same friend) wanted to buy it for my birthday (last month) and he realized the bookstore didn’t have it so he had to order it. He’s now waiting for it’s arrival so I’m super excited. I hope that’s what he got me for my birthday because I haven’t had the opportunity to get my hands on the book yet.

  13. 13
    Sam
    September 22nd, 2010 19:45

    oh yeah. Go Team Zombies!

  14. 14
    Julie-wa
    September 22nd, 2010 22:47

    team unicorn!!!

    def excited for Behemoth, finally!

  15. 15
    Sadie-la
    September 22nd, 2010 23:19

    so excited! i will have to request it to my library, cause my friends think their too cool for you and i am broke…lol. eeek! i am team zombie i have decided. unicorns are creepy… not that zombies arent… ok i am going to just shut up now.

  16. 16
    Natalie-wa
    September 23rd, 2010 03:38

    I am so excited to read this! However, I’m going to reread Leviathan, then read Behemoth, then read Zombies Vs. Unicorns. Behemoth is just higher on my list of reading priorities :)

  17. 17
    Bookworm 1000
    September 23rd, 2010 03:42

    Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa it’s out. My internet was out yesterday so I wasn’t able to come on. :(

  18. 18
    sky/maya
    September 23rd, 2010 16:17

    i know this is off topic but today i was listening to my fav song and i wondered what r ur fav songs?=^.^=

  19. 19
    Kristina-la
    September 23rd, 2010 18:51

    My book store didn’t have it!
    Is it out in Canada??

  20. 20
    Kalyn
    September 26th, 2010 03:20

    You made my day! You used my name! :DDD
    I never thought I’d see it in a book, and spelled the same!
    God, I love you! And (SPOILER) I was immune! o;
    It was perfect. ‘Specially since Zombies are my favorite mythical creatures hands down.

    Anyways, thanks. I think that’s the happiest I’ve ever been reading a book (or err, short story) and I can’t wait for Behemoth(:

  21. 21
    Lexi-la
    February 21st, 2011 03:59

    Love your story in zombies vs. unicorns! I have to say the Unicorn side ended up winning in the end for me :[ I was hoping the Zombies would but your story still shined by itself :D
    Your my favorite author and I look forward to reading Behemoth!

  22. 22
    chis
    October 27th, 2011 17:51

    i loved your storie in the book GO ZOMBIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  23. 23
    Barking_spiders
    November 12th, 2012 02:12

    I know youre on Team Zombie, and i still havent read all of it, but sorry to say…UNICORNS FOR THE WIN!!!! ;D

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