Foretold: 14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction

By Carrie Ryan

Richelle Mead, Lisa McMann, Michael supply, Meg Cabot, Laini Taylor, and nine extra of the most well liked YA authors to hit the cabinets discover the concepts of prophecy and prediction during this tale assortment edited by way of NYT bestselling writer of The wooded area of palms and Teeth, Carrie Ryan. 

Have you ever been tempted to seem into the longer term? To problem predictions? to query destiny? it is human nature to ask yourself approximately life's twists and turns. yet is the long run already written—or do you've gotten the ability to change it?

From fantastical prophecies to predictions of the way the longer term will transpire, Foretold is a set of news approximately our common fascination with life's unknowns and of what's but to come back as interpreted by 14 of younger grownup fiction's brightest stars.

This assortment comprises works from:
Malinda Lo (Ash)
Lisa McMann (Wake)
Kami Garcia (Beautiful Creatures)
Margaret Stohl (Beautiful Creatures)
Laini Taylor (The Daughter of Smoke and Bone)
Michael provide (Gone)
Saundra Mitchell (The Vespertine)
Richelle Mead (the Vampire Academy)
Matt de los angeles Pena (I Will keep You)
Meg Cabot (The Princess Diaries)
Heather Brewer (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod)
Diana Peterfreund (Rampant)
Simone Elkeles (Perfect Chemistry)
Carrie Ryan (The woodland of arms and enamel)

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The fourteen brief tales in Foretold show off a number of interpretations at the inspiration of prophecy: fantastical quests, otherworldly encounters, the facility of somebody else’s notion to persuade your existence. In those tales there are worlds that finish and others that commence, loves stumbled on and lost—and occasionally came upon back. every one tale, in its personal means, demonstrates how prophecies impact our lives through exploring characters who fight to satisfy them, who exercise to avoid them, or who try and forget about them altogether.

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