It’s the end of the world. Six students have taken cover in Cortege High but the dead outside won’t stop pounding on the doors. One bite can turn a person into a monster. To Sloane Price, that doesn’t sound so bad . . .


"The Breakfast Club, George Romero style."
- Publishers Weekly, starred review

"[A]n unforgettable and powerful vision of the end of the world, up close and personal."
- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review

"[A] riveting and powerful novel."
- School Library Journal

"Unusual and absorbing."
- Kirkus Reviews

"Zombie fans will eat this up."
- Booklist

"Summers’ latest hits every plot point to perfection . . . This is one supremely talented writer."
- RT Book Reviews

"Courtney Summers is a ferocious talent."
- Nova Ren Suma, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Walls Around Us

"[S]exy and desolate . . . it will blast a hole through your heart."
- Daisy Whitney, author of The Mockingbirds

"[A]bout so much more than just making it out alive."
- Julie Cross, author of Tempest
OLA White Pine Award Honor Book, 2014
Silver Inky Award Finalist, 2013

ALA Top 10 Quick Pick, 2013
ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2013

Kirkus New & Notable Books for Teens, June 2012
Publishers Weekly Best New Books of the Week, June 2012


FOREIGN EDITIONS: Hungary (Konyvmolykepzo), Turkey (Penguen Kitap Kaset)