Rati Mehrotra’s Markswoman is genre-spanning novel that features a sisterhood of trained assassins, blades formed of semi-sentient metal, and one woman’s quest to right wrongs.
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Samantha Mabry’s All the Wind in the World has an old west feel in an apocalyptic setting, with a little magic thrown in for even more atmosphere.
And Eleanor feels anything but fine.
Brendan Reichs' Nemesis features the threat of total planetary destruction and a serial murder (same killer, same victim), yet still manages to fall flat.
Thriller writer Gregg Hurwitz steps foot into the YA world with The Rains, a book about “Chasers" and “Hosts," but a zombie by any other name would smell as foul.
The final book in Mary E. Pearson’s Remnant Chronicles trilogy, The Beauty of Darkness, brings the series to a truly satisfying (if not easy) close.
The good. The bad. The ugly. And the really ugly.
The final books in Lisa T. Bergren’s Remnants trilogy, Season of Fire and Season of Glory, veer sharply from adventure to allegory.
Mix one part post-apocalyptic plot with three parts science fiction (and throw in an surprising ending and unexpected humor to taste) and you’ve got Erin Bow’s new novel, The Scorpion Rules.
But sometimes the head sticks its nose in the heart’s business, like it does in the second book in Mary E. Pearson’s The Remnant Chronicles, The Heart of Betrayal.
Lee Kelly's City of Savages explores sisterly bonds so strong, they withstand the darkness of post-apocalyptic NYC. But then a boy enters the picture...
But it’s definitely aliens in the first book in James Frey and Nils Johnson-Shelton's new Endgame series, The Calling.
It’s not exactly a cheerful holiday movie, but it might make you extra thankful for your Thanksgiving feast.
The Forest of Hands and Teeth author Carrie Ryan stops by to chat about post-apocalyptic futures.
One good thing about a post-apocalyptic society like the one in Chris Weitz’s The Young World would be having free access to New York City’s finest clothing retailers. (The whole "scavenging for food and fighting off insane teenagers" thing? Pass.)
Even Fred Savage would be impressed by Mary E. Pearson’s The Kiss of Deception.
In the first book in her new Remnants series, Season of Wonder, Lisa T. Bergren takes readers on an epic quest full of mysticism and badasses.
Eric Water's The Rule of Three: After Three Days in the Dark, the Fight For Power Begins
Brian reviews Firebrand, book number two in Antony John's Elemental series.
A Matter of Days by Amber Kizer. Me and you, and a dog named Boo, travellin' and livin' off this hellish post-apocalyptic land.
How could a book about the impending apocalypse possibly be boring? Let Mandy W. count the ways.
Just in case we haven't already convinced you to read The 5th Wave, here's an audio excerpt from the book!
Trust no one... except for Posh, who is telling you that The 5th Wave is freaking fantastic.
Brian reviews T. Michael Martin's The End Games and gets to use the words 'brains' and 'West Virginia' in the same article.
Erin reviews Sally Nicholls' All Fall Down, because the best thing to do whilst traveling in England is read a book about a bunch of Europeans dying from the Plague.
Erin reviews Blackout, the second in Mira Grant's zombie-filled trilogy about the power of the press and the overt power grabs of the CDC.
Erin reviews Feed, the first book in Mira Grant's post-apocalyptic zombie trilogy, and wonders how a book can manage to be about free speech, political corruption, religious commitment, the hubris of man and delicious brains all at once.
Erin and Brian team up for our first ever He Said, She Said, in which we get a boy's and a girl's opinion on a book! Our first contender? Antony John's new post-apocalyptic thriller, Elemental.
In the end times, storage wars take on a whole new meaning.
A review of Mike Mullin's Ashen Winter, in which we discover the sad fact that whole families can be torn apart by something as simple as an apocalypse.
Alix reviews The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker, a book that proves that sometimes, miracles suck.
A book review of Scott Cramer's Night of the Purple Moon, where space germs left behind by a passing comet decimates the adult population on earth...
In Mike Mullin's Ashfall, Alex's time home alone is cut short not by Joe Pesci, but by the apocalyptic eruption of a supervolacano.
A review of Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick, set in post-apocalyptic world without electricity and OMG READ IT ALREADY so Meghan can talk about it!
S.A. Bodeen's The Compound is about a guy who's stuck in an underground compound with his crazy dad.