Straw house: A Novella
Written entirely on an iPhone, this quartet of YA novellas by Another Pan and Another Faust author Daniel Nayeri showcases four different genres.
This bold collection of novellas by Another series author Daniel Nayeri features four riveting tales. These modern riffs on classic genres will introduce young adult readers to a broad range of writing styles that explore universally compelling themes such as identity and belonging, betrayal and friendship, love and mortality.
Straw House: A Western sizzling with suspense, set in a land where a rancher grows soulless humans and a farmer grows living toys.
Wood House: This science-fiction tale plunges the reader into a future where reality and technology blend imperceptibly, and a teenage girl must race to save the world from a nano-revolution that a corporation calls "ReCreation Day."
Brick House: This detective story set in modern NYC features a squad of "wish police" and a team of unlikely detectives.
Blow: A comedic love story told by none other than Death himself, portrayed here as a handsome and charismatic hero who may steal your heart in more ways than one. With humor, suspense, and relatable prose, this hip and cutting-edge collection dazzles.
Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery stories -- Juvenile literature
Science fiction -- Juvenile literature
Short stories, American
Short stories -- Juvenile literature
Young Adult Fiction
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|display_description||In this profoundly allegorical cutting-edge novella, a sizzling Western set on a farm filled with living toys, readers meet a young straw man who must lay his life on the line to defend his master's home, who loves a basil-eyed girl, and who searches for manhood through the fiery confusion of adolescence. If you enjoy reading "Straw House," check out Daniel Nayeri's three other whimsical riffs on classic genres, all available in the collection Straw House, Wood House, Brick House, Blow.|
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|subject_facet||Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery stories -- Juvenile literature, Electronic books, Love stories, Mystery fiction, Romance fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction -- Juvenile literature, Short stories -- Juvenile literature, Short stories, American, Western fiction, Western stories|
|title_full||Straw House A Novella, Straw house [electronic resource] / Daniel Nayeri ; illustrated by James Weinberg|
|topic_facet||Detective and mystery stories, Love stories, Mystery fiction, Science fiction, Short Stories, Short stories, Short stories, American, Western, Western stories, Young Adult Fiction|