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5.4 X 8.2 X 1.4 inches | 1.35 pounds

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About the Author

Ilsa J. Bick is a child psychiatrist, film scholar, former Air Force major, and now a full-time author. Her critically acclaimed, award-winning YA novels include "Draw the Dark," "Drowning Instinct," and "Ashes "(a 2011 VOYA Perfect Ten).Ilsa currently lives in rural Wisconsin, near a Hebrew cemetery. One thing she loves about the neighbors: they'revery quiet and only come around for sugar once in a blue moon.Visit her online at or and follow her on Facebook andTwitter @ilsajbick."


"Bick has a winner with this series and your students, including reluctant readers, will love it." --starred review, Library Media Connection

-- (1/1/2012 12:00:00 AM)

"Bick takes the best of post-apocalyptic, zombie fiction and adds...the exact thing that has been sorely lacking from those genres: girl power, and in a heaping dose." --starred, VOYA

-- (10/1/2011 12:00:00 AM)

"The novel is equal parts horrifying and riveting, and many teens will be compelled to devour it in one sitting." --School Library Journal

-- (10/1/2011 12:00:00 AM)

"[A]n impeccable sci-fi/horror balance, quick pace, and risky storytelling all live up to the jacket's promise." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

-- (10/1/2011 12:00:00 AM)

"This is an affecting postapocalyptic tale that divides its time between survival story and horror, as when readers encounter the vividly described results of the EMPs and zombie attacks." --Booklist

-- (9/15/2011 12:00:00 AM)

"Splendidly paced apocalyptic zombie horror ends with a thrilling, terrifying cliffhanger and a number of unresolved mysteries." --Kirkus Reviews

-- (6/28/2011 12:00:00 AM)

"Bick delivers an action-packed tale of an apocalypse unfolding, launching a trilogy with flair." --Publishers Weekly

-- (6/11/2011 12:00:00 AM)