Truly successful science fiction does two things: it gives credible glimpses into the future while entertaining the reader. With this in mind, anthologist Jonathan Strahan asked sixteen of today's most inventive, compelling writers to look past the horizon of the present day and to the future of science fiction.
In every school at every grade, there's a pecking order among students -- an in crowd and those outside it, who are often ridiculed mercilessly for the "crime" of being different.
Stories about a woman with power to heal, but no powers of speech; a princess whose uncle leaves her deep in a cave to die at the hands of a stagman. Another young woman raised to be a witch alongside the witch's troll son; and a girl who finds the knot in the grain of her new house’s attic, which leads her on a magical mission.
Teen romance comes in a wide assortment of flavors in this collection of original short stories by popular YA authors.
A collection of twelve original stories that explore the possibility of being able to travel to and live on Mars.
A collection of eighteen stories describing the surprises, sacrifices, doubts, pain, and joy of falling in love.
A collection of short stories combining dark seduction and modern romance presents a variety of tales featuring the romantic lives of humans and werewolves, ghosts, fallen angels, zombies, and shape-shifters.