His Hideous Heart

His Hideous Heart

Thirteen of YA’s most celebrated names reimagine Edgar Allan Poe’s most surprising, unsettling, and popular tales for a new generation.

Edgar Allan Poe may be a hundred and fifty years beyond this world, but the themes of his beloved works have much in common with modern young adult fiction. Whether the stories are familiar to readers or discovered for the first time, readers will revel in Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tales, and how they’ve been brought to life in 13 unique and unforgettable ways.

Contributors include Kendare Blake (reimagining “Metzengerstein”), Rin Chupeco (“The Murders in the Rue Morge”), Lamar Giles (“The Oval Portrait”), Tessa Gratton (“Annabel Lee”), Tiffany D. Jackson (“The Cask of Amontillado”), Stephanie Kuehn (“The Tell-Tale Heart”), Emily Lloyd-Jones (“The Purloined Letter”), Hillary Monahan (“The Masque of the Red Death”), Marieke Nijkamp (“Hop-Frog”), Caleb Roehrig (“The Pit and the Pendulum”), and Fran Wilde (“The Fall of the House of Usher”).

Title:His Hideous Heart
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781250302779
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    His Hideous Heart Reviews

  • Amy Imogene Reads

    Dark, diverse, feminist, eerie, memorable, and twisted—welcome to the new generation of Edgar Allan Poe. It’s a lot of fun in here.In His Hideous Heart, editor Dahlia Adler has compiled a truly im...

  • destiny ??? [howling libraries]

    Oh... my god... EAP retellings?! Do you guys even know how much I love Edgar Allan Poe?! *screaming intensifies*...

  • Melanie

    You had me at Rin Chupeco and Kendare Blake reimagining Edgar Allan Poe, but then I read the rest of the contributors and almost fainted. This is going to be the best anthology ever. What a blessing. ...

  • Elise (TheBookishActress)

    hope someone retells the Cask of Amontillado and brings back the meme...

  • Dahlia

    I'm so excited at how soon this book will be out in the world, and thank you to everyone who's looking forward to it! It is, of course, on the horror side, so, CWs below in the spoiler tags, but, uh, ...

  • Tucker

    [Image TK]Many thanks to Macmillan Audio for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest reviewDNF. well, that got old fast ------------reasons why i will definitely love this book:1. horror2. edgar a...

  • Caidyn (SEMI-HIATUS; BW Reviews; he/him/his)

    I received this ARC from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review!I also won this in a Goodreads giveaway, so thanks to Flatiron for this!3.8/5I heard about this book ages ago and immediately needed...

  • Emily Lloyd-Jones

    I am so excited to be part of this anthology! (And hopefully I will resist the urge to make Poe-themed puns.)...

  • TL

    No rating for now.. wasn't in the mood to read Poe's stories so will put up a full review when I get to them:).See my status updates for my ratings (DNFed the last story). I enjoyed the stories for th...

  • Alaina

    These stories were a lot of fun to listen to. Creepy but satisfying.Kind of wish I listened to His Hideous Heart back in October.. but eh, details. Why not start off November with a horror bang - righ...