Shards and Ashes
The world is gone, destroyed by human, ecological, or supernatural causes. Survivors dodge chemical warfare and cruel gods; they travel the reaches of space and inhabit underground caverns. Their enemies are disease, corrupt corporations, and one another; their resources are few and their courage... show more
The world is gone, destroyed by human, ecological, or supernatural causes. Survivors dodge chemical warfare and cruel gods; they travel the reaches of space and inhabit underground caverns. Their enemies are disease, corrupt corporations, and one another; their resources are few and their courage is tested. Powerful original dystopian tales from nine bestselling authors offer bleak insight, prophetic visions, and precious glimmers of light among the shards and ashes of a ruined world. Stories from: Kelley Armstrong Rachel Caine Kami Garcia Nancy Holder Melissa Marr Beth Revis Veronica Roth Carrie Ryan Margaret Stohl
Publish date: February 19th 2013
Pages no: 369
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Short Stories
, Post Apocalyptic
Short story in this Anthology by Melissa Marr. I'm a big fan of Melissa Marr's Wicked Lovely series and also enjoyed her Carnival of Souls, which has now been renamed "Carnival of Secrets". This story is totally different from any of that. At her site she says this story is "Nidhogg is real; soci...
This is the short story by Veronica Roth "it's about a girl who gets a brain implant to hear the music of the dying in the midst of an apocalypse" - From Veronica Roth's website I liked this one, Although I'm not really impressed with her last book this short story was decent. When your a Hearken...
I really liked three stories, the last three in fact. I was okay with two of the stories and four of the stories I was not particularly fond of and did not find entertaining.
I don’t often read short story collections, but when I heard that these were dystopian stories, I knew I had to check it out.The book is edited by Melissa Marr (whose Graveminder I read and loved) and Kelly Armstrong, and contains stories by Veronica Roth, Kelley Armstrong, Margaret Stohl, Rachel C...
This was my firs anthology and I have to say, it lived up to my expectations. All the stories left me wanting more, especially Veronica Roth's HEARKEN. I hope that one day she develops it into a full-length novel. The only story I had a problem with was LOVE IS A CHOICE because if you haven't read A...