Tag Archives: Dystopian

Reboot – Amy Tintera (September Book Club)

HarperTeen, 2013 5 years ago, Wren was shot in the chest and died. 178 minutes later, she woke up as a Reboot. She is now faster, stronger, able to heal herself in minutes and is almost completely without emotions. Now … Continue reading

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Crewel — Gennifer Albin

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012 Adelice can change the very fabric of reality, but her parents want her to keep her power hidden. They don’t want her to become a Spinster, a seemingly powerful women who can control others destinies … Continue reading

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Solstice – P.J. Hoover

Out June 18, 2013 I have been looking forward to reading Solstice after hearing P.J. Hoover speak at the Round Rock Teen Book Festival. I’ve also had an ARC of the book since I went to ALA Midwinter Conference in January, … Continue reading

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Prodigy — Marie Lu

Lu, Marie. Prodigy. Putnam Juvenile, 2013. 371p. Grades 6-12. Dystopian. (YALSA BFYA Nomination 2013). The second in the Legend trilogy, Day and June team up to uncover more secrets of the Republic. In doing so they join the Patriots to … Continue reading

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The Selection — Keira Cass

HarperTeen, 2012 America Singer is in love. All she wants is to be able to marry the man of her dreams, Aspen. However, people are constrained by their castes and her love belongs to a caste below her. Then the … Continue reading

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Legend –Marie Lu

Lu, Marie. Legend. Penguin, 2011. 305p. Grades 6-12. Dystopian. June and Day are enemies in the Republic of America. June is a prodigy and Day is public enemy number one. While June is trying to capture Day, they develop feelings for … Continue reading

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Icons — Margaret Stohl

Margaret Stohl. Icons. Little, Brown and Company, 2013. 433p. Grades 7-12.  Dystopian/Science Fiction. Icons a fresh take on the dystopian theme that is radiating through YA lit currently. Instead of global warming or other disasters that forces the human race … Continue reading

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