Author: Carrie Ryan

Carrie Ryan is the New York Times bestselling author of two critically acclaimed novels set decades after the zombie apocalypse: The Forest of Hands and Teeth (Delacorte Press, 2009) and The Dead-Tossed Waves (Delacorte Press, 2010). The third in the trilogy, The Dark and Hollow Places, will be released in Spring 2011. Her first novel, The Forest of Hands and Teeth, was chosen as a Best Books for Young Adults by the American Library Association, a Best of the Best Books by the Chicago Public Library and a finalist in the Borders Original Voices program.

Born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina, Carrie is a graduate of Williams College and Duke University School of Law. A former litigator, she now writes full time. She lives with her writer/lawyer husband, two fat cats and one large puppy in Charlotte, North Carolina. They are not at all prepared for the zombie apocalypse. 

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Foretold - 14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction

Foretold
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B007M29VWC
  • Release: 2012-08-28
  • Author: Carrie Ryan
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Collections & Anthologies, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
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Have you ever been tempted to look into the future? To challenge predictions? To question fate?

It's human nature to wonder about life's twists and turns. But is the future already written—or do you have the power to alter it?

From fantastical prophecies to predictions of how the future will transpire, Foretold is a collection of stories about our universal fascination with life's unknowns and of what is yet to come as interpreted by 15 of young adult fiction's brightest stars.


Enthralled - Paranormal Diversions

Enthralled
  • Stars Stars
  • Number: 9780062015785
  • Release: 2011-09-20
  • Authors: Kelley Armstrong, Rachel Caine, Melissa Marr, Claudia Gray, Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl, Carrie Ryan
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Collections & Anthologies, Supernatural, * Fantasy
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
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A journey may take hundreds of miles, or it may cover the distance between duty and desire.

Sixteen of today’s hottest writers of paranormal tales weave stories on a common theme of journeying. Authors such as Kelley Armstrong, Rachel Caine, and Melissa Marr return to the beloved worlds of their bestselling series, while others, like Claudia Gray, Kami Garcia, and Margaret Stohl, create new landscapes and characters. But whether they’re writing about vampires, faeries, angels, or other magical beings, each author explores the strength and resilience of the human heart.

Suspenseful, funny, or romantic, the stories in Enthralled will leave you moved.