Category Archives: Dystopian

Review: Shatter City by Scott Westerfeld

Shatter City is the second novel in Scott Westerfeld’s latest series, The Imposters. Set after the events during The Uglies, this is a series sure to draw in all of his old fans once again. Continue reading

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Review: Last Ones Left Alive by Sarah Davis-Goff

Last Ones Left Alive is Sarah Davis-Goff’s debut novel, and it’s an intense read from cover to cover. It’s a dystopian novel, set in a world where a disease has run through and taken out most of humanity. Continue reading

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Review: Severance by Ling Ma

Severance is the debut novel of Ling Ma, and it is perhaps the quirkiest apocalyptic novel I have ever read. It is one part doomsday and one part satire. And the end result is something totally original. Continue reading

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Review: Deal with the Devil by Kit Rocha

Mercenary librarians surviving in a post-apocalyptic world? Sign me up! Deal with the Devil is the first in a new series, the Mercenary Librarians, by creative team Kit Rocha. So if you’re looking for a novel full of violence librarians, look no further. Continue reading

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Review: A Single Light by Tosca Lee

A Single Light is the second novel in Tosca Lee’s The Line Between series. A Single Light is a dystopian thriller, and it’s as chilling and memorable as you might expect. This is where Tosca Lee excels in writing. And here’s hoping we’ll see more of it. Continue reading

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Review: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is the latest novel to come from Suzanne Collins. It’s also a prequel novel for the Hunger Games – her hit series. The odds are in your favor for having already heard a lot of news about it. Continue reading

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Review: Where There’s Hope by Frank Tayell

Where There’s Hope is the fifteenth novel in the Surviving the Outbreak series by Frank Tayell, and honestly, it’s almost shocking to realize how long the series has been going on for. I’d happily take another dozen novels in this series, given the chance. Continue reading

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Review: Ashlords by Scott Reintgen

Ashlords is the first novel in a new duology by Scott Reintgen. Though I don’t yet know what the duology will end up being called (it’ll be interesting to find out though!). This is the same author that brought us the Nyxia Triad, so I knew that it was going to be well worth diving into! Continue reading

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Review: Malice by Pintip Dunn

Malice is the latest novel from the mind of Pintip Dunn, though it is the first time I’ve read anything by this author. I’ve got to say, if this book is anything to go by, I’m impressed. Continue reading

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Review: Riot Baby by Tochi Onyebuchi

Fans of Tochi Onyebuchi have been talking about their latest novella for months, and with good reason. Riot Baby is one of those novellas that will cut to the quick and stick with your mind and heart. This is a passionate tale of family, loss, and human nature. One could argue that this novella is also one part dystopian portraiture of modern events. Continue reading

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