Vacations from Hell
Written by some of today’s most exciting teen authors, Vacations from Hell offers five unique takes on a universal experience—unforgettable trips.
This third Hell collection features stories of vacations that take a serious turn for the worse when paranormal elements interfere.
Claudia Gray’s teen witch falls for the wrong guy on her family’s yearly beach trip,
Cassandra Clare’s heroine confronts a vengeful and powerful woman while taking in the Jamaican sun.
The cruise ship in Sarah Mlynowski’s story carries some dead, soon-to-be-dead, and even some un-dead passengers aboard.
Libba Bray takes us to a town in Eastern Europe with a dark and bloody past.
And a paranoid madness born in the French Revolution reaches across time to turn sister against sister in Maureen Johnson’s tale.
HarperTeen, 9780061688720, 288pp.
Publication Date: May 26, 2009
About the Author
Libba Bray is the New York Times bestselling author of A Great and Terrible Beauty and Rebel Angels, both of which have appeared on ALA's Best Books for Young Adults list.
Cassandra Clare is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of City of Bones, City of Ashes, and City of Glass. City of Bones was a Locus Award finalist for Best First Novel and an ALA Teens' Top Ten winner. She is also the author of the upcoming YA fantasy trilogy The Infernal Devices. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her boyfriend and two cats.
Claudia Gray is the pseudonym of New Orleans-based writer Amy Vincent, the author of the New York Times bestselling Evernight series. She has worked as a lawyer, a journalist, a disc jockey, and an extremely poor waitress. Her grandparents' copy of Mysteries of the Unexplained is probably the genesis of her fascination with most things mysterious and/or inexplicable.
Maureen Johnson is the bestselling author of several novels, including 13 Little Blue Envelopes, the Truly Devious series, the Suite Scarlett series, and the Shades of London series. She has also written collaborative works such as Let It Snow with John Green and Lauren Myracle and The Bane Chronicles with Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan. Maureen lives in New York and online on Twitter @maureenjohnson or at www.maureenjohnsonbooks.com.
Sarah Mlynowski is the bestselling author of Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn’t Have); I See London, I See France; Don’t Even Think About It; Think Twice; Milkrun; Fishbowl; Bras & Broomsticks; the Whatever After series; and more. Her books have been translated into twenty-nine languages and optioned to Hollywood. Sarah was born in Montreal but now lives and writes in New York City. Visit her at www.sarahm.com and find her everywhere @sarahmlynowski.