Arwen Elys Dayton’s Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful is a six-part examination of some of humanity’s greatest failings couched in a science fiction wrapper.
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In The Rule of One, Ashley and Leslie Saunders create a world in which being an only child is the law-enforced norm.
Jacqui Castle’s The Seclusion imagines a too-believable future in which America is literally walled off from the rest of the world.
Return to the world of Mary E. Pearson’s Remnant Chronicles in her new book, Dance of Thieves.
The second book in Claudia Gray’s Constellation series, Defy the Worlds, begs the question: What do you do when you find your loyalties at odds?
Alexa Donne’s Brightly Burning is a Jane Eyre retelling … set in space.
Ashley Poston's Heart of Iron is an entertaining—if formulaic—retelling.
Netflix’s original series asks the question: What truly makes us human?
In Alexandra Monir’s The Final Six, teenagers are tasked with saving humanity ... by leaving Earth and starting fresh on Jupiter’s moon, Europa.
Courtney Alameda’s Pitch Dark takes the horrors of humanity into deep space.
Thunderhead, the sequel to Neal Shusterman’s Scythe, dives deep into the underlying issues of the "utopian" society.
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.
The 14 stories in Meet Cute: Some People Are Destined to Meet highlight the moments—and magic—before relationships actually begin.
Axie Oh’s Rebel Seoul features a futuristic South Korea and giant robots.
The battle between good and evil isn’t black and white in Marissa Meyer’s new superhero novel, Renegades.
Sarah Fine’s Uncanny features unreliable narrators, a murder mystery, and a sexy android.
Ryan Graudin’s Invictus is a departure from her previous novels, but it's no less action-packed.
Hack the (virtual) planet with Marie Lu's new duology.
Discover a fascinating new universe in AdriAnne Strickland and Michael Miller’s Shadow Run.
Travel to the edge of the Final Frontier.
In Jodi Lynn Anderson’s Midnight at the Electric, all it takes is a single spark to create entire worlds.
Victoria Schwab’s Monsters of Verity duology wraps up in Our Dark Duet.
Kayla Olson’s The Sandcastle Empire doesn’t bring anything new to the dystopian genre, but it’s not not entertaining.
The main character in Mary Weber’s The Evaporation of Sofi Snow is prepared to bring it, blizzard style, to anyone who gets in her way.
A poor boy infiltrates Taipei's high society to take down a corrupt corporation in Cindy Pon's futuristic sci-fi thriller, Want.
Sarah Fine’s Beneath the Shine mixes politics, technology, and The Scarlet Pimpernel.
Cecelia Ahern’s Perfect posits that it’s not so bad being Flawed.
Claudia Gray’s Defy the Stars is an adventure of the heart.
Stacey Jay turns Beauty and the Beast on its head in Of Beast and Beauty.
Humans might be immortal in Neal Shusterman’s Scythe, but they’re certainly no less fallible.
Although it’s set in the far future, S.J. Kincaid’s The Diabolic touches on familiar and timely themes.
Erika Johansen’s Queen of the Tearling series ends on a satisfying, if surprising, note.
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff’s Gemina picks up where Illuminae left off and never lets up on the throttle.
The first book of James Smythe’s Australia Trilogy, Way Down Dark, is—literally—way down dark.
Jessica Shirvington’s Disruption imagines a world in which relationships are controlled through pheromone technology—and the company that owns said technology controls society.
Craving more drama in your literary landscape? Take in the view from The Thousandth Floor.
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.
C.A. Higgins’ Lightless series, which begins with Lightless and Supernova, paints a bleak picture of humanity’s future.
Enemies become allies in the first book in Victoria Schwab’s new The Monsters of Verity duology, This Savage Song.
Philip Reeve’s Railhead takes readers on a wild (train) ride through the future of humanity.
Flawed, Cecelia Ahern’s first foray into the YA genre, mixes dystopian themes with classic literary ideas.
Pierce Brown’s Red Rising trilogy ends with a bang, not a whimper, in Morning Star.
Revisit the Lunar Chronicles universe—and get to know the characters before they were heroes—in Marissa Meyer’s short story collection, Stars Above.
Explore the future with Parker Peevyhouse's debut novel, Where Futures End.
This science fiction show about a band of misfit mercenaries will remind you of shows you've seen before—no, not that one—but this kind of nostalgia can be a good thing.
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff’s Illuminae features terrifying accidents in space, an artificial intelligence gone rogue, biochemical warfare, and the power of love.
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.
Mercedes Lackey’s new novel, Hunter, aims to be the next great dystopia, but ends up feeling more like the product of a formula.
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!
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.
Heavy lies the crown in The Invasion of the Tearling, the second book in Erika Johansen’s The Queen of the Tearling series.
Lianu Liu’s debut novel, The Memory Key, examines what might happen if you can’t forget anything—the blissful or the miserable.
Become a fan of futuristic zero-gravity boxing in Fonda Lee’s debut novel, Zeroboxer.
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.
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...
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.
High fantasy meets science fiction in Romina Russell's astrology inspired Zodiac.
It’s not exactly a cheerful holiday movie, but it might make you extra thankful for your Thanksgiving feast.
Go on a short adventure with the Sixth Doctor and Peri as written by Vampire Academy author Richelle Mead. Plus: You could win a paperback of the entire 12 Doctors, 12 Stories collection!
Life on Earth grows even more treacherous in Day 21, the sequel to The 100 by Kass Morgan.
The fine arts boarding school reality show in Caragh M. O'Brien's The Vault of Dreamers is more than meets the eye. #sorrynotsorry (Plus: enter to win a copy of the book!)
Erika Johansen’s The Queen of the Tearling will make you thankful you’re not Tearling royalty, but you’ll enjoy reading about them.
Join us, if you will, on a planet where slaves are genetically engineered.
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.)
Go on a heist—accentuated by superpowers—with the characters of Emily Lloyd-Jones’ Illusive.
Even Fred Savage would be impressed by Mary E. Pearson’s The Kiss of Deception.
Mandy C. would really, really not enjoy living in a world—like the one depicted in H.A. Swain’s Hungry—where food is no longer a necessity.
Keep a bright flashlight close at hand while reading Josin L. McQuein’s Arclight and Meridian … just in case.
In Free to Fall, Lauren Miller details a future that could easily come to pass if we’re not careful to put down our smartphones every once and a while.
Ann Brashares, author of the Sisterhood series, is back with a time travel romance, The Here and Now
Pierce Brown’s first novel might actually live up to the “next Hunger Games” hype.
The gang of teenage thieves in Mindee Arnett's Avalon may steal spaceships, but they couldn't steal Mandy W.'s heart.
James Dashner's The Eye of Minds: Welcome to the VirtNet. A world beyond your wildest dreams...and your worst nightmares.
Control by Lydia Kang kicks off an exciting new series about mutants in the future, with healthy doses of swoon and science.
Megan tries to sate your blood lust by getting you to watch dystopian action movie Dredd in this week’s Netflix Fix.
Tegan, the heroine from Karen Healey's When We Wake, stops by FYA to give away a copy of the book and answer some questions about music in the future.
If you already know everything about your entire future, then do you still have to get up and go to work?