The Dead Tossed Waves is by Carrie Ryan. The second book in The Survivors series. Gabry and her mother live in the lighthouse outside Vista. They guard the town from the Mudo washed up on the beach during high tides and storms. When Gabry and some of her friends sneak outside the fence on a dare one night they are attacked by Mudos and everything changes forever. Now, Gabry must venture into the Forest of Hands and Teeth to save herself and her friends, and discover the secret of her past - and possibly decide her future. Girls will enjoy this story of teenage love, but boys will enjoy the zombies.
Ratings: 8th grade - 8 out of 10 - V (violence).