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Zombies are commonly found in horror and fantasy, zombie books have a typical plot line, a zombie outbreak occurs, zombisim spreads, society collapses, survivors try to stay alive on their own.
The top zombie books result in a high level of real science because the cause of the outbreak is scientific and so is the cure. In a zombie apocalypse, a widespread rise of zombies hostile to human life engage in a general assault on civilization. The outbreak is typically a horde of zombies carrying a plague that causes zombification and reanimates corpses.
There is a lot of overlap between the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres when it comes to good zombie books. If the explanation for zombies existing is scientific, it is Science Fiction, if it’s supernatural, it is Fantasy and if the story is scary it is Horror.
Zombie story roots may possibly be traced back to zombi of the Haitian Vodou religion. The word zombie is said to have come from nzambi used in the Kongo language, or zonbi, used in Creole language. Rural folklore states a person who died and was then brought back to life with the use of magic or voodoo, and without speech or free will.
The best zombie novels of modern time depict the reanimation from science and do not necessarily involve magic, but often science fictional methods such as biological, chemical, or some sort of scientific accident, etc. With a quick glance at bookstore shelves it will prove that zombie fiction is very popular and offer an array of topics from a zombie in love, to teen zombie books, you could even read the diary of a zombie, yes zombies keep diaries in the best zombie book series.