Life Is Short and Then You Die

      Life Is Short and Then You Die
Mystery Writers of America s first teen anthology, edited by 1 New York Times bestselling author Kelley Armstrong.Adolescence is a time of firsts First kiss First love First loss First job The first taste of adult responsibilities, and the first look at an independent life away from both the restrictions and the security of home.And in this case, a very different type of first murder.This short story collection of murder mysteries adds a sinister spin to the joy and pain of firsts that have always been a major part of life, whether it be high school cliques who take the term backstabbing too seriously, stumbling upon a body on the way home from school, or receiving a Snapchat message that promises something deadly.Contributors include Barry Lyga, Caleb Roehrig, Emmy Laybourne, Jonathan Maberry, R.L Stine, Rachel Vincent, Steven Hockensmith, Y.S Lee, and An Imprint Book New Read [ Life Is Short and Then You Die ] by [ Kelley Armstrong ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook –

Kelley Armstrong has been telling stories since before she could write Her earliest written efforts were disastrous If asked for a story about girls and dolls, hers would invariably feature undead girls and evil dolls, much to her teachers dismay All efforts to make her produce normal stories failed.Today, she continues to spin tales of ghosts and demons and werewolves, while safely locked away in her basement writing dungeon She s the author of the NYT bestselling Women of the Otherworld paranormal suspense series and Darkest Powers young adult urban fantasy trilogy, as well as the Nadia Stafford crime series Armstrong lives in southwestern Ontario with her husband, kids and far too many pets.

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  • ebook
  • 304 pages
  • Life Is Short and Then You Die
  • Kelley Armstrong
  • English
  • 17 June 2018
  • 125019640X

10 thoughts on “ Life Is Short and Then You Die

  1. says:

    Thank you to Imprint Macmillan for my review copy.I m going to start with the warnings first Since this anthology is all about death and murder, you can already expect that it contains just about every trigger warning there is Murder, implied suicide, implied sexual assault, some sex nothing explicit , language, animal deaths not described, just mentioned , all types of abuse, Nazi Germany, teenagers saying slurs at others, talk about appearance both good and bad ...

  2. says:

    A fun, if uneven, jaunt into short YA murder fiction Like many if not, dare I say, all anthologies, there are some remarkably solid inclusions Summer Job, Gnat, First Party Back, etc amidst some weaker ent...

  3. says:

    An amazing collection of short stories about teenagers and their first encounter with dead.Even if the level is uneven all are well written and engrossing.Highly recommended Many thanks to the publisher and Edelweiss for this ARC, all opinions are mine.

  4. says:

    This was a book that I could not put down I ignored laundry, emails, phone calls, eating and sleep for this one That s how great it is This was the first time that I ve read an anthology and it didn t disappoint I m struggling with this review as I don t want to spoil it for anyone However, I will say that each short story is unique and different All of them have their own identities and little twists that go along I want to point out that there are a lot of triggers going on here so tread This was a book that I could not put down I ignored laundry, emails, phone calls, eating and sleep for this one That s how great it is This was the first time...

  5. says:

    Goodreads Giveaway Well, this was a fun little read I love short stories, particularly creepy unsettling ones, so this book was right up my alley As other reviewers have said, the book is a little uneven Some of the stories are quite good, others not so much I particular...

  6. says:

    Uneven, but there are some real jaw droppers in there even as an adult reader Thanks to Netgalley for the ARC

  7. says:

    So it turns out a whole anthology of murder is a lot But as with all anthologies I ve read, some standouts made it worth it.

  8. says:

    Some were great and some were very average R L Stine is clearly an author best read as a child, not an adult I remember his booksfondly than seems deserved after reading his short story.

  9. says:

    Caleb Roehrig s story in here is a true highlight

  10. says:

    Short stories about teens first experience with death Surprisingly readable.

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