What is JacketFlap

  • JacketFlap connects you to the work of more than 200,000 authors, illustrators, publishers and other creators of books for Children and Young Adults. The site is updated daily with information about every book, author, illustrator, and publisher in the children's / young adult book industry. Members include published authors and illustrators, librarians, agents, editors, publicists, booksellers, publishers and fans.
    Join now (it's free).

Book Creators

Upcoming Events

  • None

Recent Blog Posts

These are the most recent 10 blog posts about Life As We Knew It in JacketFlap's Children's Publishing Blog Reader


Book Awards

  • New York Times Bestseller

Editorial Reviews


JacketFlap Sponsors

Spread the word about books.
Put this Widget on your blog!
  • Powered by JacketFlap.com

Are you a book Publisher?
Learn about Widgets now!

Life As We Knew It

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 5,857 Ratings and 1,923 Reviews

Book Description
It's almost the end of Miranda's sophomore year in high school, and her journal reflects the busy life of a typical teenager: conversations with friends, fights with mom, and fervent hopes for a driver's license. When Miranda first begins hearing the reports of a meteor on a collision course with the moon, it hardly seems worth a mention in her diary. But after the meteor hits, pushing the moon of... More
Book Information
PublisherTurtleback Books
BindingLibrary Binding (19 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages347
Publication Date05/01/2008
Read the First Chapter of Life As We Knew It for Free
The Creators
About Susan Pfeffer (Author) : I'm the author of 75 books for children and young adults, including Life As We Knew It and The Dead And The Gone.
View Susan Pfeffer's profile
You must be a member of JacketFlap to add a video to this page. Please Log In or Register.
Reader Comments
5/13/2013 Ann Holt tagged as: Inspired me

Add your reply to Ann       

7/20/2010 Peni Griffin said:
Pfeffer isn't one of those superstar names, but I don't think I've ever picked up a book of hers that didn't deliver. It speaks to how many post-apocalyptic fantasies I had in my youth that I kept thinking: "No, you'd also have this going on." Because I have assumptions in place about how these s... more

tags: I read

Add your reply to Peni       

7/1/2010 Sheri Radford tagged as: I recommend

Add your reply to Sheri       

9/20/2009 Kathy Spielman

Add your reply to Kathy       

6/30/2009 Nicole Downing tagged as: I read, I recommend

Add your reply to Nicole       

6/24/2009 julia b tagged as: I recommend, I read

Add your reply to julia       

4/19/2009 S. Heather Mann tagged as: I read

Add your reply to S. Heather       

12/23/2008 Ali B said: 98102
tags: ya, survival

Add your reply to Ali       

10/25/2008 Julie Bowe said: I recommend.

Add your reply to Julie       

5/23/2008 Carmela Martino tagged as: I read

Add your reply to Carmela       

5/22/2008 Kristin Walker

Add your reply to Kristin       

2/25/2008 Linda S said: I love, love, love this book! It starts out with such normality, then things change so quickly. Who would have thought that such a simple act as the moon changing its orbit would have such catastrophic results?! But the story is so plausible I want to stock my pantry NOW!
tags: I recommend

Add your reply to Linda       

11/21/2007 Lynndy Bennett tagged as: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

Add your reply to Lynndy       

10/16/2007 Diane Smith said: Really good book!
tags: Inspired me, I recommend, I read

Add your reply to Diane       

8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle said: Excellent, gripping survival novel. We heard a sneak preview in August 2007 of SBP's companion novel, The Dead and the Gone, set in NYC. It was riveting. Can't wait until spring '08 to read the rest!

Add your reply to Elizabeth       

Log In or Register to leave a comment about this book.

Amazon US Reviews
Write a review on Amazon.com for this book
Amazon UK Reviews
Write a review on Amazon.co.uk for this book
Barnes & Noble Reviews
Write a review on Barnes & Noble for this book
Goodreads Reviews
Write a review on Goodreads for this book