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After If the melt down, flood, plague, the third World War, new Ice Age, Rapture, alien invasion, clamp down, meteor, or something else entirely hit today, what would tomorrow look like Some of the biggest names in YA and adult literature answer that very question in this short story anthology, each story exploring the lives of teen protagonists raised in catastrophe s wake whether set in the years soon after the change, or in decades far in the future New York Times bestselling authors Gregory Maguire, Garth Nix, Susan Beth Pfeffer, Carrie Ryan, Beth Revis, and Jane Yolen are among the many popular and award winning storytellers lending their talents to this original and spellbinding anthology. Read After By Ellen Datlow – wildweaves.co.uk

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  1. i know that this collection is a YA collection, but it really doesn t read like one usually in YA collections, there is sort of a range of stories, qualitatively, that reflect the range of teen readers, from stronger toreluctant readers but these stories, even the ones i wasn t totally crazy about, are completely sophisticated and could be included in any adult fantasy collection well, mostly there is the meh one that didn t really do anything for me, and seemed a little young.oh, YA i know that this collection is a YA collection, but it really doesn t read like one usually in YA collections, there is sort of a range of stories, qualitatively, that reflect the range of teen readers, from stronger toreluctant readers but these stories, even the ones i wasn t totally crazy about, are completely sophisticated and could be included in any adult fantasy collection well, mostly there is the meh one that didn t really do anything for me, and seemed a little young.oh, YA, you grow up so fastsometimes, even in full length Ya dystopias, details are sacrificed it is as though writers think well, it is dystopian, so it doesn t have to be logical i imagine it is even harder to accomplish in a short story, so my hat is off to all of the authors, and it is good to see so many different takes on the dysto world the segmentthis is a good way to open the coll...

  2. Short story collections and anthologies are always a mixed bag for me Not only do I struggle with my own personal hang ups when it comes to the short story format itself, you pretty much know going in to any anthology there will be hits and there will be misses If you re lucky, a few will emerge as outstanding pieces of awesomeness, and I m thankful to report I experienced that here.Two things attracted me to this collection 1 Ellen Datlow editor extraordinaire and 2 you had me at dystopi Short story collections and anthologies are always a mixed bag for me Not only do I struggle with my own personal hang ups when it comes to the short story format itself, you pretty much know going in to any anthology there will be hits and there will be misses If you re lucky, a few will emerge as outstanding pieces of awesomeness, and I m thankful to report I experienced that here.Two things attracted me to this collection 1 Ellen Datlow editor extraordinaire and 2 you had me at dystopia I m addicted to tales of dark and dangerous futures comprised of post apocalyptic landscapes, where human survival is not a given, and the long and suffocating reach of a rigidly controlled society is profoundly felt I admit that these days we ve gotten pretty footloose and fancy free when it comes to our ...

  3. Detailed Review of AfterThe SegmentReally interesting world and characters Reminded me of Hunger Games 7After the CureInteresting take on a zombie apocalypse Great characters 9ValedictorianGreat setting I really enjoyed it.9Visiting NelsonI couldn t readthan two pages because the narrative is written from the perspective of an illiterate teenager, i.e Sint Paul, useta, coz, etc.0All I Know of FreedomThis story was really weird I didn t like it because it was a green global warming st Detailed Review of AfterThe SegmentReally interesting world and characters Reminded me of Hunger Games 7After the CureInteresting take on a zombie apocalypse Great characters 9ValedictorianGreat setting I really enjoyed it.9Visiting NelsonI couldn t readthan two pages because the narrative is written from the perspective of an illiterate teenager, i.e Sint Paul, useta, coz, etc.0All I Know of FreedomThis story was really weird I didn t like it because it was a green global warming story making fun of religious people.2The Other ElderThe Giver on a generation ship.5The Great Game at the End of the WorldReally weird The earth was destroyed and friendly monsters roamed the surface The two characters play a baseball game with the monsters.3ReunionPortrays a revolution in a Hunger Games esque world.6Blood DriveA story about high schoolers carrying hand guns to school, and the problems that causes.7Reality Gi...

  4. 3 stars A little better than expected Only 2 stories that were below average or irritating in some way None were mind blowing.

  5. This book has 3 big things going for it 1 They re young adult postapocalyptic, which is rare.2 All of the stories take place only after the disaster has occurred it doesn t really matter how it happened or even what happened 3 There s a preponderance of female authors, for once As w...

  6. This book will always be my favorite because it s about my favorite genre it never bored me and i loved the different takes on what an apocalypse would be like love love love 3 always on the look out forbooks like this one.

  7. Oh, I enjoyed a lot of these stories, they were creepy, and good, and now I m one step closer to rereading Across the Universe

  8. OKAY, because this is abuncha little stories bundled up in one, I m just going to keep updating this review as I go along so I don t forget any important details The Segment, by Genevieve Valentine 2 stars.Ok so, for some reason it took me super long to get past this story And that s pathetic cause its so short But I found it completely boring and I didn t even understand what was going on til the end Like, at all I don t even know why I know, so sad But whateverAfter the cure, by Carr OKAY, because this is abuncha little stories bundled up in one, I m just going to keep updating this review as I go along so I don t forget any important details The Segment, by Genevieve Valentine 2 stars.Ok so, for some reason it took me super long to get past this story And that s pathetic cause its so short But I found it completely boring and I didn t even understand what was going on til the end Like, at all I don t even know why I know, so sad But whateverAfter the cure, by Carrie Ryan 3.5 stars.I loved this story The idea of writing about a rehabilitated zombie was wonderful, and the character was portrayed very well I could relate her and her issues while also being like ok, this is something new Great story Valedictorian, by N.K Jemisin 3 stars You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes The Matrix This story reminds me so much...

  9. I give this book a 10 10, all of the stories went together nicely while being intelligent and able to hold their heads up high saying We all make sense and make you want to readBut that sucks to be you because there might not beSegment by Genevieve ValentineThis story was very interesting, it really made me think of the significance of actors in the present time, the characters were interesting and although one girl was very irritating her annoying ness wasn t without reason Grea I give this book a 10 10, all of the stories went together nicely while being intelligent and able to hold their heads up high saying We all make sense and make you want to readBut that sucks to be you because there might not beSegment by Genevieve ValentineThis story was very interesting, it really made me think of the significance of actors in the present time, the characters were interesting and although one girl was very irritating her annoying ness wasn t without reason Great story.After the Cure by Carrie RyanThis story was so incredible, with zombies vampires an interesting mix in and of itself that are being cured and left to fit into a society with a hatred towards them The story was intense and managed to resolve itself within it s designated twenty pages Another great storyValedictorian by N.K JemismsWith cyb...

  10. It s challenging to build a believable, detailed world with developed, relatable characters in a short story In order to make a story interesting, you have to add an intriguing plot with good pacing Some authors aresuccessful than others at these tasks.3.5 The Segment by Genevieve Valentine The first page was confusing and hard to get into, but then the story picked up Loved the ending, which really pulled everything together.4 After the Cure by Carrie Ryan The pacing was quic It s challenging to build a believable, detailed world with developed, relatable characters in a short story In order to make a story interesting, you have to add an intriguing plot with good pacing Some authors aresuccessful than others at these tasks.3.5 The Segment by Genevieve Valentine The first page was confusing and hard to get into, but then the story picked up Loved the ending, which really pulled everything together.4 After the Cure by Carrie Ryan The pacing was quick and the tension high until the ending, which was predictable and thus disappointing Excellent world building and internal monologue The character s emotional responses were very clear and interesting to follow.5 Valedictorian by N.K Jemisin Excellent world building and character development in such a short space.3 Visiting Nelson by Katherin Langrish The slang doesn t seem authentic the spellings are confusing unnecessary eg teknikly Some of the jokes fall flat Excellent development of setting, using sound and smell Good pacin...

  11. Unsurprisingly, this is super depressing Maybe I could have handled it in 2012 when it was new Right now I don t think it s good for me.

  12. After reading the Ashfall by Mike Mullin, the Divergent series by Veronica Roth and The Hunger Games series by Susanne Collins, I have been drawn to stories about the apocalypse and dystopian societies They seem to be a reflection of our current society and since I gravitate towards young adult fiction, I ve been keeping an eye out for this collection ever since I passed up the opportunity to purchase it directly from Ellen when she was a guest at ICON a few years ago And I was excited to fina After reading the Ashfall by Mike Mullin, the Divergent series by Veronica Roth and The Hunger Games series by Susanne Collins, I have been drawn to stories about the apocalypse and dystopian societies They seem to be a reflection of our current society and since I gravitate towards young adult fiction, I ve been keeping an eye out for this collection ever since I passed up the opportunity to purchase it directly from Ellen when she was a guest at ICON a few years ago And I was excited to finally get my hands on a copy of After after months of searching the local...

  13. What happens after the end of the world That s the thematic question behind AFTER, an anthology of nineteen stories edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling.Contributors include Carrie Ryan, Richard Bowes, Caitlin R Kiernan, Jeffrey Ford and .It s an eclectic collection with a literary bent In the stories, the characters often try to find meaning and control in an atmosphere of dramatic change or post change.My favorite stories were Carrie Ryan s After the Cure tells the story of a you What happens after the end of the world That s the thematic question behind AFTER, an anthology of nineteen stories edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling.Contributors include Carrie Ryan, Richard Bowes, Caitlin R Kiernan, Jeffrey Ford and .It s an eclectic collection with a literary bent In the stories, the characters often try to find meaning and control in an atmosphere of dramatic change or post change.My favorite stories were Carrie Ryan s After the Cure tells the story of a young woman cured of a vampire affliction that is threatening to overrun the world The problem is the society that cured her do...

  14. The end of the world in a nice anthology of short stories, and a poem This book has it all for even the most avid dystopian junkie.This is almost a survival guide for readers because there is a plethora of topics covered It s like a buffet for the most avid doomer Vampires take over the world Check Bugs coming for us Check Aliens Oh my And let me not forget the Cult This is not even a small test of what the authors have given us.The one thing I love about this anthology is that I did The end of the world in a nice anthology of short stories, and a poem This book has it all for even the most avid dystopian junkie.This is almost a survival guide for readers because there is a plethora of topics covered It s like a buffet for the most avid doomer Vampires take over the world Check Bugs coming for us Check Aliens Oh my And let me not forget the Cult This is not even a small test of what the authors have given us.The one thing I love about this anthology is that I did not have to read it cover to cover, and that is something that many of our teens will find appealing, especially our reluctant readers These would also be ideal for those of you who read aloud to your students as many of these are short, fast reads.I enjoyed the variety of scenarios, and I loved to see some of my favorite YA authors take on this t...

  15. I love dystopian stories There are so many possibilities that any story facing some uncertain future always manages to capture me.Now, I know most don t like short stories, but I do Let me tell you why Short stories are quick to the book and for me, leave me wondering whatcould happen if the author expand the story I love that short stories gives the reader a quick glance of what life is like and then close with questions.As I read through these stories several stood out to me Now onl I love dystopian stories There are so many possibilities that any story facing some uncertain future always manages to capture me.Now, I know most don t like short stories, but I do Let me tell you why Short stories are quick to the book and for me, leave me wondering whatcould happen if the author expand the story I love that short stories gives the reader a quick glance of what life is like and then close with questions.As I read through these stories several stood out to me Now only are there authors that I known and love to read but I also discovered other authors that I have never heard of And I love discovering new authors with short stories.If you love dystopia or apocalyptic stories, read this book There are some amazing stories that I can only hope will be turned into full fledged novels There are also a few short sto...