Young love has always had its challenges, but even so, the world falling apart at its seams is a pretty big obstacle. This stellar collection of YA dystopian tales explores survival of the fittest in terms of love, passion, and humanity. When the survival of the human race is at stake, what will it take for the bond between two people to hold strong together? Featuring some of the most well known and best-selling names of the dystopian genre, as well as the hottest up-and-coming authors, this anthology includes works from Jeanne DuPrau (City of Ember), Kiera Cass (The Selection), William Sleator (Interstellar Pig), Jesse Karp (Those That Wake), Diana Peterfreund (Secret Society Girl), Carrie Vaughn (The Kitty Norville Series), and Carrie Ryan (New York Times bestseller The Forest of Hands and Teeth).
Contents: Hidden Ribbon by John Shirley The Salt Sea and the Sky by Elizabeth Bear In the Clearing by Kiera Cass Otherwise by Nisi Shawl Now Purple With Love's Wound by Carrie Vaughn Berserker Eyes by Maria V. Snyder Arose from Poetry by Steve Berman Red by Amanda Downum Foundlings by Diana Peterfreund Seekers in the City by Jeanne DuPrau The Up by Nina Kiriki Hoffman The Dream Eater by Carrie Ryan 357 by Jesse Karp Eric and Pan by William Sleator The Empty Pocket by Seth Cadin