Love Is Hell
Sure, love is hell. But it,s totally worth it. In these supernatural stories by five of today's hottest writers—Melissa Marr (Wicked Lovely), Scott Westerfeld (Specials), Justine Larbalestier (Magic or Madness), Gabrielle Zevin (Elsewhere), and Laurie Faria Stolarz (Blue is for Nightmares)—love... show more
Sure, love is hell. But it,s totally worth it. In these supernatural stories by five of today's hottest writers—Melissa Marr (Wicked Lovely), Scott Westerfeld (Specials), Justine Larbalestier (Magic or Madness), Gabrielle Zevin (Elsewhere), and Laurie Faria Stolarz (Blue is for Nightmares)—love may be twisted and turned around, but it's more potent than ever on its quest to conquer all. From two students who let the power of attraction guide them to break the hard-and-fast rules of their world to the girl who falls hard for a good-looking ghost with a score to settle, the clever, quirky characters in this exciting collection will break your heart, then leave you believing in love more than ever.
Publish date: November 25th 2008
Pages no: 263
Edition language: English
Series: Short Stories from Hell
Of the 5 five stries, Justine was the best. Her husband, Scott Westerfeld, wrote the one with the second more interesting setting, although Gabrielle Zevin's "Fan Fic" is better. I'll definitely look into more wrks from Justine and Zevin. The first and the last stories were the weakest ones, too swe...
Sleeping with the Spirit: **** starsThis was an interesting story, I really liked it. It features love, but also how to overcome grief and continue with your life, to family and friends. Also has a wonderful ghost. I particularly loved the ending. He will always be with her, no matter what. :)Stupid...
"Blue is For Nightmares" is about a girl in a new home that turns out to be haunted. It's rather sweet."Stupid Perfect World" is about teens taking a class called Scarcity in which they must commit to live two weeks under one of the hardships that used to assail people. Amusing look at teen romantic...
Love is Hell is an anthology of 5 short stories by young adult authors: 2 of whom were familiar to me - Scott Westerfeld and Melissa Marr. The other 3 authors, Laurie Faria Stoloz, Justine Larbalestier, and Gabrielle Zevin were new to me.I enjoyed all of these stories and managed to read the book in...
Great way to sample YA paranormal authors, 3.5 stars LOVE IS HELL is a neat little anthology composed of five paranormal romances from five popular young adult authors: Melissa Marr, Scott Westerfield, Justine Larbalestier, Gabrielle Zevin, and Laurie Faria Stolarz. The stories include a tension-fi...