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Zombie tarot

July 9th, 2012 by Irwin Fletcher Comments

  • Publisher: Quirk Books; Crds/Bklt edition (June 5, 2012)
  • ISBN-10: 1594745692
  • ISBN-13: 978-1594745690

The Zombie Tarot (Quirk Books) is beautifully illustrated by Paul Kepple and Ralph Geroni of Headcase Designs (Housewives Tarot) while I bring up the rear – literally – with fun and sassy card descriptions. A working deck, it will soon become a favorite with both tarot and zombie enthusiasts.  Tts contents explain how to survive the zombie apocalypse and forecast your future using one of three different card layouts.

The Zombie Tarot was chosen as a Los Angeles Times Summer Reading Guide pick for 2012.

The Zombie Tarot
Stacy Graham and Paul Kepple of Headcase Design
Quirk Books, $16.95

This publisher’s not called Quirk for nothing. It has given us the ghoul-meets-Jane-Austen novel “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” by Seth Grahame Smith (screenwriter for Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows” among other things), Ransom Rigg’s “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” … and now a deck of Tarot cards riffing on the popularity of zombies. The accompanying booklet gives a quick, breezy guide to the Major and Minor Arcana, as well as a how-to for conducting a successful reading. Just the sort of thing you’d expect to find on Ozzy Osbourne’s nightstand. (June)

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Stacey Graham has spent a good part of the last twenty years as a ghost hunter sitting in dark attics waiting to poke the paranormal and see if it giggles. When not wrestling ghosties, she enjoys reading Jane Austen and writing zombie poetry, humor, and ghost stories. She has been known to feed small armies of Girl Scouts with her granola recipes and is terrified of mice. She is the author of The Girls’ Ghost Hunting Guide and the Zombie Tarot.

Please visit her at her blog, Late Bloomer at, on Facebook at and on Twitter at and for Undead dating tips from the Zombie Dating Guide.

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