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After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia - Community Reviews back

by Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling, Genevieve Valentine, Carrie Ryan, N.K. Jemisin, Katherine Langrish, Carol Emshwiller, Beth Revis, Matthew Kressel, Susan Beth Pfeffer, Sarah Rees Brennan, Jeffrey Ford, Richard Bowes, Gregory Maguire, Steven Gould, Nalo Hopkinson, Jane Yolen
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Stop Making Sense
Stop Making Sense rated it 6 years ago
This book has 3 big things going for it:1. They're young adult postapocalyptic, which is rare.2. All of the stories take place only *after* the disaster has occurred--it doesn't really matter how it happened (or even what happened). 3. There's a preponderance of female authors, for once. As with all...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it 6 years ago
I was lucky enough to have won a copy of this book through Goodreads! Many thanks to both Goodreads and the publisher for giving me the opportunity to read and review this title.I should start by saying that I don’t read many short story collections. I often find myself listless when I do – I grow w...
Livinginabookwonderland
Livinginabookwonderland rated it 6 years ago
This review can also be found here **I won this book in a GoodReads First Reads giveaway**This review will be a little different since there are nineteen short stories in this book and I don't want a ridiculously long review so I shall just touch on them briefly.The Segment by Genevieve ValentineI r...
Chapter by Chapter
Chapter by Chapter rated it 6 years ago
If there’s one form of literature that truly frightens me, it’s anthologies. Why? Because I personally find that when it comes to anthologies, I get really wrapped up in the plots only to find myself being cut off. The end. Done. Never mind how attached I got to the characters in the short story or ...
Parnassus Reads
Parnassus Reads rated it 6 years ago
This is a great anthology of dystopian and post-apocalyptic fiction for teens. Almost all of the stories made me want to seek out the author's other work. The fantastic editors have chosen truly great representations of the genre. Highly recommended.
Books With Bite
Books With Bite rated it 6 years ago
I love dystopian stories. There are so many possibilities that any story facing some uncertain future always manages to capture me.Now, I know most don't like short stories, but I do. Let me tell you why? Short stories are quick to the book and for me, leave me wondering what more could happen if th...
Barb's Books
Barb's Books rated it 6 years ago
A short, savory morsel to whet my appetite until the next part of this amazing series comes out. I hope there are more short stories to read like this while we wait =)
Hello Book, So Long Sleep...
Hello Book, So Long Sleep... rated it 6 years ago
wow, $10.36 for the ebook, BOO!
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