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Game On

15 Stories of Wins, Losses, and Everything in Between

Laura Silverman (Editor), Gloria Chao

Hardcover

List Price: 18.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (1/17/2022)

Description

A charming and inclusive YA anthology all about games—from athletic sports to board games to virtual reality—from editor Laura Silverman and an all-star cast of contributors.
 


From the slightly fantastical to the utterly real, light and sweet romance to tales tinged with horror and thrills, Game On is an anthology that spans genre and style. But beneath each story is a loving ode to competition and games perfect for anyone who has ever played a sport or a board game, picked up a video game controller, or rolled a twenty-sided die.

A manhunt game is interrupted by a town disappearing beneath the players' eyes. A puzzle-filled scavenger hunt emboldens one college freshman to be brave with the boy she's crushing on. A series of summer nights full of card games leads a boy to fall for a boy who he knows is taken. And a spin the bottle game could end a life-long friendship.

Fifteen stories, and fifteen unforgettable experiences that may inspire readers to start up that Settlers of Catan game again.
 

Viking Books for Young Readers, 9780593352786, 448pp.

Publication Date: January 18, 2022



About the Author

Laura Silverman (Editor & Contributor) is the author of Girl Out of Water (Sourcebooks Fire 2017), You Asked For Perfect (Sourcebooks Fire 2019), and Recommended For You (McElderry 2020). She is also the editor and contributor of It's a Whole Spiel (Knopf 2019) and Up All Night (Algonquin 2021). Girl Out of Water was a Junior Library Guild selection, and You Asked For Perfect was named to best teen fiction lists by YALSA, Chicago Public Library, and the Georgia Center for the Book. Laura has also been a freelance editor for seven years.