Defy the Dark by Saundra Mitchell

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This thick volume should conjure the heebie-jeebies for even the most experienced of supernatural connoisseurs.
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The seventeen original stories in Defy the Dark, an eerie, mind-bending YA anthology, could only take place in darkness.
 
Open the pages and discover: A creepy guy who stares too long. The secrets of the core of the earth. Dreams of other people’s lives. A girl who goes mad in the darkness. Monsters in Bavaria. A generational spaceship where night doesn’t exist. And other mysteries and oddities.
 
The contributors to the enthralling collection are: Sarah Rees Brennan, Tessa Gratton, Rachel Hawkins, Christine Johnson, Valerie Kemp, Malinda Lo, Myra McEntire, Saundra Mitchell, Sarah Ockler, Jackson Pearce, Aprilynne Pike, Dia Reeves, Beth Revis, Carrie Ryan, Jon Skovron, Courtney Summers, and Kate Espy, winner of the Defy the Dark new author contest.

 

About Saundra Mitchell

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Saundra Mitchell is a screenwriter and author. Her companion novels The Vespertine, The Springsweet, and The Elementals have been praised for their rich historical settings, evocative language, and heart-pounding romance. Her debut novel, Shadowed Summer, was a 2010 Edgar Award Nominee, a Junior Library Guild selection, and an ALAN Pick. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana with her husband and her two children. Visit her website at www.saundramitchell.com.
 
Published June 18, 2013 by HarperTeen. 501 pages
Genres: Romance, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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on Apr 15 2013

This thick volume should conjure the heebie-jeebies for even the most experienced of supernatural connoisseurs.

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