A Tyranny of Petticoats
15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls
author/anthology editor: Jessica Spotswood
Join an impressive sisterhood of today’s most talented YA writers for a thrill ride through history with American girls charting their own course. They are monsters and mediums, bodyguards and barkeeps, screenwriters and schoolteachers, heiresses and hobos. They're making their own way in often-hostile lands, using every weapon in their arsenals, facing down murderers and marriage proposals, ghosts and goddesses. And they all have a story to tell.
With stories by:
J. Anderson Coats
Y. S. Lee
“The heroines are tough and memorable and full of heart, and the concept is irresistible.” — Booklist (starred review)