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New York ; HarperCollins Publishers, 2013.
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369 p. : 22 cm.
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"Gripping and powerful original stories of dystopian worlds from New York Times bestselling authors"--p. 4 of cover.
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Introduction / Melissa Marr and Kelley Armstrong -- Hearken / Veronica Roth -- Branded / Kelley Armstrong -- Necklace of raindrops / Margaret Stohl -- Dogsbody / Rachel Caine -- Pale rider / Nancy Holder -- Corpse eaters / Melissa Marr -- Burn 3 / Kami Garcia -- Love is a choice / Beth Revis -- Miasma / Carrie Ryan.
ISBN:
9780062098467 (hbk.)
0062098462
9780062098450
0062098454
9780062098450
0062098454
Other Number:
815777311
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5
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0
# Local items:
5
Control Number:
984112
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0
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4
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4
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  Publishers Weekly Review

Marr and Armstrong, fresh off their 2011 compilation, Enthralled: Paranormal Diversions, edit and headline this collection of dystopian fantasy and science fiction, featuring an all-female lineup of nine YA authors. While some offerings have romantic elements, there's no guarantee of happy endings. Instead, readers are treated to stories like Rachel Caine's powerful tale of revenge amid corporate warfare, "Dogsbody," and Beth Revis's "Love Is a Choice," where the seeds of rebellion aboard a spaceship demand a heavy price. "Hearken" by Veronica Roth is poignant and powerful, proving that not all dystopias need corrupt governments or tyrannical leaders. The strength of these stories is their conjuring entire worlds; their weakness is that most of them end too soon, leaving readers wondering "what next?" Several stories feel like testing grounds for novels yet to come (or, as with the offerings from Revis or Carrie Ryan, teasers for existing books). However, with solid offerings all around, it's a collection worth checking out. Ages 13-up. Agent: (for Armstrong) Sarah Heller, Helen Heller Agency; (for Marr) Merrilee Heifetz, Writers House. (Feb.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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The world is gone, destroyed by human, ecological, or supernatural causes. Survivors dodge chemical warfare and cruel gods; they travel the reaches of space and inhabit underground caverns. Their enemies are disease, corrupt corporations, and one another; their resources are few and their courage is tested. Powerful original dystopian tales from nine bestselling authors offer bleak insight, prophetic visions, and precious glimmers of light among the shards and ashes of a ruined world. Stories from: Kelley Armstrong Rachel Caine Kami Garcia Nancy Holder Melissa Marr Beth Revis Veronica Roth Carrie Ryan Margaret Stohl
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