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Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia

(Paperback - 2012)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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An anthology of nineteen tales by well-known authors of young adult and adult literature which explore the lives of teens raised after a catastrophe, either in the first few years after the change or in the distant future.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781423146193
1423146190
Branch Call Number: FIC A
Characteristics: xi, 370 p. ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Datlow, Ellen
Windling, Terri

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May 23, 2014
  • DeviLe15 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Some of the stories in this novel are extremely worth reading. Though some stories I could have lived without (the first one, and the random poem) most of them were extraordinary. Absolutely found the second story phenomenal (ew, zombies). Everything from world-wide sickness, to drout, famine, pestilence, warfare, alternate realities. Some stories were so well written, I was completely upset that there wasn't an entire novel written about the world and it's characters.

What made this book least enjoyable to read was reading the point of view of a linguistically challenged character. There were at least 2.

Apr 27, 2013
  • ElspethG rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

This book of short stories is about what life might be like after a world wide disaster, as well as stories about what the planet earth might be like in a parallel universe (dystopia). There are some stories worth reading. Over all, though, IMO they are not worth the time it takes to read them - hence the low rating.

Jan 15, 2013
  • JennaSS rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

wow these short stories are quite unique, I recommend this book of short stories for anyone

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Jul 03, 2013
  • natecrch rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

natecrch thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

Jan 15, 2013
  • JennaSS rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

JennaSS thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

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Jul 03, 2013
  • natecrch rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

19 stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia

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