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Tag Archives: dystopian
Why I liked it: I actually didn’t like it at first; it paints a miserable picture of a dog-eat-dog society that develops after our world runs out of oil and global warming swallows our coastal cities. Nailer is a likeable … Continue reading
Will it end with a bang or a whimper? Will it end in fire? Or maybe ice, as in”After the Snow” by S.D. Crockett. “The Way We Fall” by Megan Crewe tells the story of a world decimated by a … Continue reading
Why I checked it out: A dystopian take on Edgar Allen Poe’s short story? Yes, please! What it’s about: Araby Worth lives in a land decimated by a plague. The rich are protected by porcelain masks and the poor are … Continue reading
Reviewer: Library Associate Tricia Price Why I liked this book: It’s interesting to think about what life would be like aboard a spaceship making a three hundred year journey to colonize a new planet. The story is told by Elder, … Continue reading
Did you know that when Labor Day was declared a federal holiday in 1884, the average workday was 16 hours long?! Here are some other cool facts about one of summer’s most popular holidays: Labor Day actually originated in Canada. … Continue reading
Why I checked it out: I’ll admit it, I picked it up because the cover was pretty. But I checked it out because it’s dystopian and I found out there’s a television show it in the works based on the … Continue reading
Why I checked it out: Is there anyone not talking about this trilogy? Plus, the sequel, Insurgent, comes out in May. Why I liked it: This story has it all: pulse-pounding action, a harsh dystopian world set in a ruined … Continue reading
Why I checked it out: The movie rights sold and I am a purist when it comes to reading the book before the movie comes out. Why I liked it: Marie Lu makes no secret that “Les Miserables” was the … Continue reading
Reviewer: Maria Why you liked this book: The plot is insane with twists and turns that keep you turning the pages. When I read this book I didn’t eat, didn’t sleep, and basically didn’t blink. It’s a book of fresh … Continue reading