THE DEAD-TOSSED WAVES
The second book in Ryan's zombie series moves the story ahead in some surprising ways as it introduces compelling characters. Readers will be up late with this one, turning pages and biting their nails.
Gabry and her mother, Mary, live in a lighthouse, keeping watch over the beach and destroying any undead washed in by the tides. Gabry is content with her life, until a night with friends outside the town's barriers leads to tragedy. Her only choice is to head into the forest her mother fled, accompanied by the boy next door ... and a man of mystery. (DELACORTE, Mar., 416 pp., $17.99, ISBN: 9780385736848, HC, 12 and Up)