Garlic. Check. Wooden stake. Check. Crucifix. Check.
Sword. Check. A foolproof plan to defeat the undead?
Um, you know, I had it just a minute ago...

The graveyard book
by Neil Gaiman (2008)

by Mary Shelley (1818)

Miss Peregrine's home for peculiar children
by Ransom Riggs (2011)
First book in the Miss Peregrine series

Anna dressed in blood
by Kendare Blake (2011)
First book in the Anna series

by Marcus Sedgwick (2011)