Vacations from Hell
Life's a beach . . . and then you're undead? in this must-have collection, five of today's hottest writers—Libba Bray (A Great and Terrible Beauty), Cassandra Clare (City of Bones), Claudia Gray (Evernight), Maureen Johnson (13 Little Blue Envelopes), and Sarah Mlynowski (Bras &... show more
Life's a beach . . . and then you're undead? in this must-have collection, five of today's hottest writers—Libba Bray (A Great and Terrible Beauty), Cassandra Clare (City of Bones), Claudia Gray (Evernight), Maureen Johnson (13 Little Blue Envelopes), and Sarah Mlynowski (Bras & Broomsticks)—tell supernatural tales of vacations gone awry. Lost luggage is only mildly unpleasant compared to bunking with a witch who holds a grudge. And a sunburn might be embarrassing and painful, but it doesn't last as long as a curse. Of course, even in the most hellish of situations, love can thrive. . . . From light and funny to dark and creepy, these stories have something for everyone. You definitely won't want to leave this collection at home!
Publish date: May 26th 2009
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Urban Fantasy
, Paranormal Romance
, Short Stories
Series: Short Stories from Hell
maybe i'm just not supposed to read these 'from hell' anthologies - the last one i read didn't do very much for me either, even though i'll be the first to admit that this one was a marginal improvement. i could still call upon my first review for an accurate description of how i feel about this one...
Moral of these stories: Pick your holiday destinations carefully. Oh, and stay inside at night. With the doors locked.A collection of cautionary tales that will have you on the edge of your seat, Vacations from Hell is a spine-tingling read that makes you second-think taking a vacation anytime soon....
"Vacations from Hell" is an anthology of short stories dipping into the paranormal realm from an assortment of well known young adult authors, some of which may be recognized from their contributions to a stream of series. But I'll admit that it was my first experience reading all of the authors, s...
Cruisin' by Sarah Mlynowski. Two girlfriends go on a 3 day cruise and hear through the tabloids that there are vampires killing people while one girl's trying to end her virginity. Surprise ending. Cute story.I Don't Like Your Girlfriend by Claudia Gray. Cecily is going on her annual summer vaca...
Lessons learned from reading this book:1)Do not go on a cruise for your vacation...There might be vampires aboard.2)Be aware of childhood rivals that you go on family vacations with...They might be evil witches.3)Never spend your vacation in the French countryside, and by all means, avoid striking u...