Defy the Dark by Saundra Mitchell, Aprilynne Pike, Carrie Ryan, Rachel Hawkins
  

Synopsis

Defy the Dark by Saundra Mitchell, Aprilynne Pike, Carrie Ryan, Rachel Hawkins

In the dark, nothing - and nowhere - is off-limits, and anything can happen. Seventeen original stories feature unforgettable teens who find comfort, confront fears, lose what they value most, and gain everything in the enveloping darkness. Saundra Mitchell presents tales of the dangers, possibilities, and hopes born of darkness by: Sarah Rees Brennan, Tessa Gratton, Rachel Hawkins, Christine Johnson, Valerie Kemp, Malinda Lo, Myra McEntire, Saundra Mitchell, Sarah Ockler, Jackson Pearce, Aprilynne Pike, Dia Reeves, Beth Revis, Carrie Ryan, Jon Skovron, and Courtney Summers. And one very special story by the winner of the Defy the Dark New Author Contest!

Reviews

With contributions that range from frightening to romantic, action-driven to lyrical, there should be something here for everyone. -- School Library Journal The menace of darkness in these stories is...more campfire shivers than real danger, but that's precisely the appeal. -- ALA Booklist The collection's range of genres, from science fiction to vampire stories to realism, gives it broad appeal. -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

About the Author

Saundra Mitchell has been a phone psychic, a car salesperson, a denture deliverer, and a layout waxer. She's dodged trains, endured basic training, and hitchhiked from Montana to California. She is also the author of Shadowed Summer and the Elementals series, and she always picks truth; dare is too easy. Aprilynne Pike has been spinning stories since she was a child with a hyperactive imagination. She completed her BA in creative writing at the age of twenty at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho. Aprilynne currently lives with her husband and children in Arizona. Sarah Rees Brennan was born and raised in Ireland. After earning her master's in creative writing in New York and doing library work in Surrey, England, she has returned to Dublin, Ireland, to write. She is the author of the novels The Demon's Lexicon, The Demon's Covenant, and The Demon's Surrender, and her short story Let's Get This Undead Show on the Road appears in the collection Enthralled: Paranormal Diversions.

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Format

Paperback
496 pages

Author

Saundra Mitchell, Aprilynne Pike, Carrie Ryan, Rachel Hawkins
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Publisher

HarperTeen an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc

Publication date

1st July 2013

ISBN

9780062123534


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