Tag: dystopian

18 Great Dystopian Novels and Other Bookish News

Enjoying this new series? I’ll be back next week with the latest rumblings in the literary world! * Buzzfeed put out a list of 18 great dystopian novels and I have to agree…I’ve read most on the list! * Check out Nylon’s list of the best books of summer 2018 here. * Female authors share the books they read when they’re angry. * For … Read More 18 Great Dystopian Novels and Other Bookish News

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9 Best Dystopian Fiction Novels

Since I did a roundup of the 9 Best Apocalyptic Fiction Novels a few weeks ago, I had to follow that up with my picks for best dystopian fiction novels. As I mentioned in the first post, I draw a distinction between dystopian and apocalyptic fiction. To reiterate, in my opinion, a dystopian novel is one that puts forth the notion of a flawed … Read More 9 Best Dystopian Fiction Novels

The Passage

The Passage by Justin Cronin An epic and gripping tale of catastrophe and survival, The Passage is the story of Amy—abandoned by her mother at the age of six, pursued and then imprisoned by the shadowy figures behind a government experiment of apocalyptic proportions. But Special Agent Brad Wolgast, the lawman sent to track her down, is disarmed by the curiously quiet girl—and risks … Read More The Passage

Blindness

Blindness by Jose Saramago A city is hit by an epidemic of “white blindness” that spares no one. Authorities confine the blind to an empty mental hospital, but there the criminal element holds everyone captive, stealing food rations and assaulting women. There is one eyewitness to this nightmare who guides seven strangers—among them a boy with no mother, a girl with dark glasses, a … Read More Blindness

Series Spotlight: The Hunger Games Trilogy

The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins. At the risk of sounding redundant, I’m going to discuss The Hunger Games. Everyone on Earth is discussing these books. When they’re not discussing Twilight. Not that I’m categorizing, just that the same crowd seems pretty down with both series. But then they like Harry Potter too, so maybe they have more good judgment than bad. (I … Read More Series Spotlight: The Hunger Games Trilogy