Entries tagged: Dystopia

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Would You Like To Know More? With Powers Come Great Responsibility
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Would You Like To Know More? Another Dystopia
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Would You Like To Know More? Futures Made Of Virtual Insanity
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Would You Like To Know More? Second Child Syndrome
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Would You Like To Know More? Do You Hear The Souls Sing?
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Would You Like To Know More? Watch The Tide

Watch The Tide

Kayla Olson’s The Sandcastle Empire doesn’t bring anything new to the dystopian genre, but it’s not not entertaining.

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Would You Like To Know More? The Spy Who Loves Me
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Would You Like To Know More? Finding Perfection In Imperfection
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Would You Like To Know More? Uneasy Lies The Head
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Would You Like To Know More? What Lies Beneath
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Would You Like To Know More? Don’t Say The Z-Word

Don’t Say The Z-Word

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.

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Would You Like To Know More? Not a Once Upon a Time Story
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Would You Like To Know More? You Smell Nice

You Smell Nice

Jessica Shirvington’s Disruption imagines a world in which relationships are controlled through pheromone technology—and the company that owns said technology controls society.

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Would You Like To Know More? The Hunting of (Wo)Man
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Would You Like To Know More? Aeternus Eternus

Aeternus Eternus

In Jennifer Brody's first book of the Continuum Trilogy, we find out if humanity can survive in the face of certain extinction.

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Would You Like To Know More? Heed The Opening Notes
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Would You Like To Know More? Scarlet Letter

Scarlet Letter

Flawed, Cecelia Ahern’s first foray into the YA genre, mixes dystopian themes with classic literary ideas.

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Would You Like To Know More? Masters Of War
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Would You Like To Know More? Bring A Fire Extinguisher

Bring A Fire Extinguisher

The second and third books in the Scorched trilogy, Shattered and Smoked, move the plot along, but never quite rise to dragon levels of excitement. (And dragon levels should be pretty darn high.)

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Would You Like To Know More? If You’re Not The Hunter, You’re The Hunted
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Would You Like To Know More? Hard Times, Space Times

Hard Times, Space Times

Get a glimpse of the characters from Tessa Elwood’s upcoming Inherit the Stars in the (free to download) prequel short story Inherit the Stars: Reprieve. Plus: You could win an ARC of the full Inherit the Stars months before its release!

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Would You Like To Know More? It Ain’t Easy

It Ain’t Easy

Heavy lies the crown in The Invasion of the Tearling, the second book in Erika Johansen’s The Queen of the Tearling series.

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Would You Like To Know More? Burning Bright In The Forests Of The Night
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Would You Like To Know More? Set Adrift

Set Adrift

Lianu Liu’s debut novel, The Memory Key, examines what might happen if you can’t forget anything—the blissful or the miserable.

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Would You Like To Know More? Danger Zone

Danger Zone

Cori McCarthy’s Breaking Sky mixes military action with a dash of dystopia, and features badass fighter pilots who also happen to be teenage girls.

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Would You Like To Know More? The City That Blends And Mends And Tests
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Would You Like To Know More? Deadly Charade

Deadly Charade

The second novel in Samantha Shannon’s The Bone Season series shifts its focus to London and the shady humans that live there (but, thankfully, still features super hot extradimensional creatures).

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Would You Like To Know More? Hail Darrow

Hail Darrow

Pierce Brown deserves all the laurels for not falling prey to the dreaded sequel doldrums with his second novel in the Red Rising trilogy, Golden Son.

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Would You Like To Know More? Don’t Bite the Apple

Don’t Bite the Apple

The second book in Heather Terrell’s Books of Eva series, Boundary, answers some questions and makes Mandy C. feel a little less ashamed for the number of Apple products she owns.

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Would You Like To Know More? Can You Hear Me?
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Would You Like To Know More? Vivisection? Vivi-SEXY!
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Would You Like To Know More? Queen for a Day (Or, Hopefully, More)
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Would You Like To Know More? Life’s Gone to the Teens

Life’s Gone to the Teens

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.)

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Would You Like To Know More? Winter, Spring, Summer … Bone
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Would You Like To Know More? Best Laid Plans Of Music And Men
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Would You Like To Know More? Not A Drop To Drink
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Would You Like To Know More? Give Me Pizza or Give Me Death
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Would You Like To Know More? The Murder Confusion
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Would You Like To Know More? Don’t Go Into The Dark
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Would You Like To Know More? Save the Trees, Save the World
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Would You Like To Know More? There And Back Again (Eventually)
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Would You Like To Know More? The Future Is Here

The Future Is Here

Tired of the same ol' dystopian retreads? Diverse Energies, a collection of short stories edited by Tobias S. Buckell and Joe Monti, might just cure what ails you.

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Would You Like To Know More? I Didn’t Want To Go To Your Party Anyway
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Would You Like To Know More? Rising Up to the Challenge of Our Rival
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Would You Like To Know More? We Readers Are the Champions, My Friends
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Would You Like To Know More? Don’t Forget Your Long Underwear
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Would You Like To Know More? All the World’s a Chessboard, and All the Men and Women Merely Pawns
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Would You Like To Know More? Life On High
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Would You Like To Know More? Our Choices Have Brought Us Here
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Would You Like To Know More? Fractured Fairytales (And Dystopian Tales And Science Fiction Tales …)
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Would You Like To Know More? We Can Rewrite History If We Want To, We Can Leave That Past Behind
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Would You Like To Know More? Welcome to the New Age
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Would You Like To Know More? Playing With Fire Will Get You Burned
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Would You Like To Know More? In Our Head

In Our Head

Mandy C. is wowed by the fact that two women can exist in one body—as they do in Kat Zhang’s Once We Were—and not tear their self apart.

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Would You Like To Know More? You Have Read This All Before and You Will Again
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Would You Like To Know More? No Death For The Weary

No Death For The Weary

Mandy C.’s first real foray into the genius that is Patrick Ness’ imagination leaves her questioning her past reading choices everything. (George Carlin would be proud.)

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Would You Like To Know More? Whipping Boy Retweeted This
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Would You Like To Know More? Music Is A (Literal) Drug
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Would You Like To Know More? And She Read It, And It Was Good
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Would You Like To Know More? Who Run Bartertown
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Would You Like To Know More? Gimme Gimme More
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Would You Like To Know More? This Book Has No Pulse
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Would You Like To Know More? Oh Warner, My Warner!
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Would You Like To Know More? This Book Is The Firestarter
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Would You Like To Know More? Ooh, Heaven Is A Place On Earth
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Would You Like To Know More? Captain Planet, He’s a Hero!

Captain Planet, He’s a Hero!

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.

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Would You Like To Know More? Dangerous Minds
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Would You Like To Know More? Rebel Heart Don’t Be A Loner
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Would You Like To Know More? Never Let Go, Jack—No, Seriously
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Would You Like To Know More? These Things I Will Do Unto Them
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Would You Like To Know More? A Jane Austen Retelling Done Right
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Would You Like To Know More? Plug Me Into This!
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Would You Like To Know More? Katniss Who?

Katniss Who?

A review of Veronica Roth's Insurgent, the sequel to Divergent, in which Beatrice makes Katniss look like a pansy.

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Would You Like To Know More? There’s Nothing To Fear But Fear Itself—Right?
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Would You Like To Know More? Selection Pro-Tip: Wear Glass Slippers
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Would You Like To Know More? Don’t Sell Your Body—Just Rent It!
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Would You Like To Know More? Warning: You Are Entering A High Risk Deliria Zone
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Would You Like To Know More? Purity Is Overrated
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Would You Like To Know More? I’m On The Right Track, Baby, I Was Born This Way
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Would You Like To Know More? I’m Back From Suffragette City
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Would You Like To Know More? South To The West To The East To The North
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Would You Like To Know More? (Don’t) Reach For The Sky
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Would You Like To Know More? Alike And Equal Are Not The Same Thing At All (Or: Remembering A Wrinkle In Time)
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Would You Like To Know More? Not Your Typical Zombie Romance
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Would You Like To Know More? I Am…
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Would You Like To Know More? The Touch, The Feel Of Humans!  The Fabric Of Our Lives
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Would You Like To Know More? All These Things I’ve Done And More
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Would You Like To Know More? This Is No Christmas Eve
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Would You Like To Know More? Ashes, Ashes, We All Fall Down
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Would You Like To Know More? There Are No Ninja Turtles In This Book (Sorry)
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Would You Like To Know More? This Gun’s For Hire, Even If We’re Just Dancing In the Dark
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Would You Like To Know More? Bring Out Your Dead
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Would You Like To Know More? You Can’t Get On My Last Boat
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Would You Like To Know More? Dauntless, I Choose You!
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Would You Like To Know More? My Lovely Lady Bumps
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Would You Like To Know More? I Got a Bad Case of Lovin’ You