Hello everyone and happy Friday! Today, we’re pleased to do something a little bit different on the blog. We are presenting you with a joint review, but it’s not a joint review between Ana and Thea – this time, it’s a conversational review between Thea and her younger sister (and soon to be high school […]
Title: Fear Author: Michael Grant Genre: Dystopian, Speculative Fiction, Horror, Young Adult Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Publication Date: April 2012 Hardcover: 509 Pages Despite the hunger, despite the lies, even despite the plague, the kids of Perdido Beach are determined to survive. Creeping into the tenuous new existence they’ve built, though, is perhaps the worst […]
Title: Plague Author: Michael Grant Genre: Dystopian, Speculative Fiction, Horror, Young Adult Publisher: Harper Teen Publication Date: April 2011 Hardcover: 497 Pages It’s been eight months since all the adults disappeared. GONE. They’ve survived hunger. They’ve survived lies. But the stakes keep rising, and the dystopian horror keeps building. Yet despite the simmering unrest left […]
Welcome to our first guest post in the YAAM – 2010 edition. As part of our celebration of all things YA, we tried to invite authors from different genres to write articles about the books and the genres they write. Michael Grant is the author of the Gone books (so far with three books published: […]
Title: Lies Author: Michael Grant Genre: Horror, Speculative Fiction, Young Adult Publisher: Harper Teen Publication Date: May 2010 Hardcover: 464 pages It’s been seven months since all the adults disappeared. Gone. It happens in one night. A girl who died now walks among the living; Zil and the Human Crew set fire to Perdido Beach; […]
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