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The Dystopia Challenge 2011
Wrap-Up: The Dystopia Challenge 2011
I finished this challenge with four extra books. I love the dystopian/post-apocolyptic genre. There’s just something about it that speaks to [...]
"Crossed" by Ally Condie
“Crossed” by Ally Condie
Back of the Book: The hotly awaited second book in the dystopian Matched trilogy In search of a future that may not exist and faced with the decision of [...]
"The Diamond of Darkhold" by Jeanne DuPrau
“The Diamond of Darkhold” by Jeanne DuPrau
Back of the Book: Months have passed since young Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow were forced to escape the dying subterranean city of Ember and flee to the [...]
"The People of Sparks" by Jeanne DuPrau
“The People of Sparks” by Jeanne DuPrau
Back of the Book: The People of Sparks picks up where The City of Ember leaves off. Lina and Doon have emerged from the underground city to the exciting [...]
"The City of Ember" by Jeanne DuPrau
“The City of Ember” by Jeanne DuPrau
Back of the Book: The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are [...]
"The Prophet of Yonwood" by Jeanne DuPrau
“The Prophet of Yonwood” by Jeanne DuPrau
Back of the Book: It’s 50 years before the settlement of the city of Ember, and the world is in crisis. War looms on the horizon as 11-year-old Nickie and [...]
"Unwind" by Neal Shusterman
“Unwind” by Neal Shusterman
Back of the Book: Connor, Risa, and Lev are running for their lives. The Second Civil War was fought over reproductive rights. The chilling resolution: [...]
"The Girl Who Was on Fire" by Leah Wilson
“The Girl Who Was on Fire” by Leah Wilson
Back of the Book: Katniss Everdeen’s adventures may have come to an end, but her story continues to blaze in the hearts of millions worldwide. In The Girl [...]
"Deadline" by Mira Grant
“Deadline” by Mira Grant
Back of the Book: Shaun Mason is a man without a mission. Not even running the news organization he built with his sister has the same urgency as it used [...]
"Messenger" by Lois Lowry
“Messenger” by Lois Lowry
Back of the Book: For the past six years, Matty has lived in Village and flourished under the guidance of Seer, a blind man, known for his special sight. [...]
"Gathering Blue" by Lois Lowry
“Gathering Blue” by Lois Lowry
Back of the Book: In her strongest work to date, Lois Lowry once again creates a mysterious but plausible future world. It is a society ruled by savagery [...]
"The Giver" by Lois Lowry
“The Giver” by Lois Lowry
Back of the Book: Jonas’s world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Every person is [...]
"Wither" by Lauren DeStefano
“Wither” by Lauren DeStefano
Back of the Book: What if you knew exactly when you would die? Thanks to modern science, every human being has become a ticking genetic time bomb — males [...]
"Bumped" by Megan McCafferty
“Bumped” by Megan McCafferty
Back of the Book: When a virus makes everyone over the age of eighteen infertile, would-be parents pay teen girls to conceive and give birth to their [...]
"Matched" by Ally Condie
“Matched” by Ally Condie
Back of the Book: Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when [...]