Stories of Death, Murder, and Revenge
By David Lubar
Tor Books, Hardcover, 9780765334602, 205pp.
Publication Date: July 23, 2013
Master of the macabre David Lubar turns his attention to dark and twisted tales for teens with "Extremities: Stories of Death, Murder, and Revenge"
A group of high school girls takes revenge on their sadistic gym teacher in the most fitting way possible. Two stowaways find themselves on a ship for the dead. An ancient predator stalks the wrong victim. Here are thirteen tales of death, murder, and revenge from the fertile and febrile imagination of master storyteller David Lubar his first story collection for the teen audience.
Selected by the American Library Association for the 2014 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers list.
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