Darcy Patel has put college and everything else on hold to publish her teen novel, Afterworlds. Arriving in New York with no apartment or friends she wonders whether she's made the right decision until she falls in with a crowd of other seasoned and fledgling writers who take her under their... show more
Darcy Patel has put college and everything else on hold to publish her teen novel, Afterworlds. Arriving in New York with no apartment or friends she wonders whether she's made the right decision until she falls in with a crowd of other seasoned and fledgling writers who take her under their wings...Told in alternating chapters is Darcy's novel, a suspenseful thriller about Lizzie, a teen who slips into the 'Afterworld' to survive a terrorist attack. But the Afterworld is a place between the living and the dead and as Lizzie drifts between our world and that of the Afterworld, she discovers that many unsolved - and terrifying - stories need to be reconciled. And when a new threat resurfaces, Lizzie learns her special gifts may not be enough to protect those she loves and cares about most.
Publish date: 2014-09-23
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 599
Edition language: English
Darcy Patel has put college on hold to publish her teen novel, Afterworlds. With a contract in hand, she arrives in New York City with no apartment, no friends, and all the wrong clothes. But lucky for Darcy, she’s taken under the wings of other seasoned and fledgling writers who help her navigate t...
Let me start off by saying I love Scott Westerfeld. I've read a couple of his books now and I've adored each one that I have read. So it's really no surprise to my adoring little heart that I have fallen in love with yet another one of his books. This man is a genius! I love his lyrical writing, h...
This novel wasn't bad, but it could have been much better. I think there was definite potential and the concept was crazy original. It just didn't really do it for me. I even tried to set it aside for a few days thinking that maybe by the time I picked it back up I'd be able to be more interested in...
Afterworlds is actually two books in one told in alternating chapters -- the story of Darcy, who has just completed her first novel and is moving to NYC, and the story she wrote, called “Afterworlds.” I thought this was an interesting way to lay out the book, but I was also worried that it would be...
I started off loving this book. The two POVs both held so much promise and interest -Darcy, the young debut YA author and her creation Lizzie, survivor of a terrorism attack. The problem was that the deeper I got into the book, the less I cared about Lizzie's story. I didn't mind that it veered off ...
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