The Life As We Knew It Collection

by Susan Beth Pfeffer

When a meteor collides with the moon, teenage Miranda and her friends and family struggle to survive the unimaginable. Four gripping books that follow their ordeal are collected in this boxed set.

  • Format: Boxed Set
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544542631
  • ISBN-10: 0544542630
  • Pages: 1252
  • Publication Date: 10/13/2015
  • Carton Quantity: 12

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  • About the Book

    "These books transcend their premises with terrifyingly well-imagined futures and superb characterization. . . . Riveting."—John Green, Printz Award-winning author of The Fault in Our Stars 

     

    When a meteor hits the moon, teenage Miranda and her friends and family struggle to survive the unimaginable. Four gripping books that follow their ordeal are collected in this boxed set. 

     

    Includes: 

    LIFE AS WE KNEW IT 

    THE DEAD AND THE GONE 

    THIS WORLD WE LIVE IN 

    THE SHADE OF THE MOON

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    Praise for LIFE AS WE KNEW IT 

     

    An ALA Best Book for Young Adults 

    A 2011 ALA Popular Paperbacks Title 

    A CCBC Choice 

    A Junior Library Guild Premier Selection 

    A Listening Library Selection 

    An Amazon.com Best Book of the Year 

      

    * "Absorbing from first page to last." —Publishers Weekly, starred review 

     

    "Riveting and deeply frightening." —Bulletin 

     

    "You will read it in one sitting, fighting back tears as you bite your nails." —Teenreads.com 

      

     

    Praise for THE DEAD AND THE GONE 

     

    * "As riveting as Life as We Knew It and even grittier. . . . The powerful images and wrenching tragedies will haunt readers." —Publishers Weekly, starred review 

     

    * "Everything Pfeffer writes about seems wrenchingly plausible." —Booklist, starred review 

     

    "Incredibly engaging." —Kirkus Reviews 

      

     

    Praise for THIS WORLD WE LIVE IN 

     

    * "The protagonists of Pfeffer's novels The Dead and the Gone and Life As We Knew It join forces in this third installment of a harrowing saga set in the not so distant future. . . . Throughout, readers will be moved by displays of compassion, strength, and faith as characters endure grim realities and face an uncertain future." —Publishers Weekly, starred review 

     

    "Palpable despair is dappled with tiny flares of hope in this third entry in Pfeffer’s enthralling series. . . . Fans of the first two will thrill to this latest and the loose ending will leave them hoping for more." —Kirkus Reviews 

      

     

    Praise for THE SHADE OF THE MOON 

     

    "Action-packed and completely unpredictable, this latest will be widely anticipated by the series' many fans." —Kirkus Reviews 

     

    "Pfeffer's well-written take on what life might be as it returns to 'normal' is sometimes brutal and always depressingly real." —Booklist

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