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Review: Bumped by Megan McCafferty

Review: Bumped by Megan McCafferty | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Genre: Young Adult, Dystopian Fiction Format: Kindle E- Book Source: NetGalley. Synopsis: WHEN A VIRUS makes everyone over the age of eighteen infertile, would- be parents must pay teen girls to conceive and give ...
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Terri Windling and Ellen Datlow: Dystopian YA Fiction | The Night ...

Terri Windling and Ellen Datlow: Dystopian YA Fiction | The Night ... | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
In the nineteen eighties and nineties, a new form of dystopian fiction emerged: tales written specifically for young adult readers, adding younger protagonists and coming-of-age themes to a genre that many teens had already ...
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Ten Reasons We Love The Hunger Games - IGN

Ten Reasons We Love The Hunger Games - IGN | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Ten Reasons We Love The Hunger GamesIGN... you take a brilliant dystopian setting, mix in some great characters, a heaping helping of brutal death sport, a dollop of teen romance and a dash of teen angst?
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Gritty teen reads dominate Waterstones children's prize shortlist - The Guardian

Gritty teen reads dominate Waterstones children's prize shortlist - The Guardian | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
The GuardianGritty teen reads dominate Waterstones children's prize shortlistThe GuardianDivided for the first time into three age categories – picture books, 5-12 and teens – the prize's young adult section features titles covering a range of hard-hitting...
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Crossed by Ally Condie « earphoria

Crossed by Ally Condie « earphoria | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
This entry was posted on February 11, 2012, in young-adult, reviews, 3 stars, fiction, dystopian, romance and tagged ally condie, crossed, kate simses, matched, penguin audio. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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Wands and Worlds: Cybils 2011 Fantasy & Science Fiction Teen ...

Wands and Worlds: Cybils 2011 Fantasy & Science Fiction Teen ... | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
The Cybils finalists were announced on January 1, and I'm especially proud of the SFF Teen shortlist, which I helped to select. This is a great group of ... Dystopias are so much the rage in young adult fiction.
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Not Just for Kids: 'A Million Suns' by Beth Revis - Los Angeles Times

Not Just for Kids: 'A Million Suns' by Beth Revis - Los Angeles Times | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Los Angeles TimesNot Just for Kids: 'A Million Suns' by Beth RevisLos Angeles TimesLike the series starter, "A Million Suns" is narrated in a manner that is in vogue in populist young-adult lit, with alternating boy and girl narrators who tell the...
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Book Review: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

Book Review: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Genre: Young Adult Dystopian; Hardcover: 400 pages; Publisher: HarperCollins; Release Date: January 3, 2012; Series: Never Sky (Book 1); Source: Amazon Vine ...
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The Independent Book Review: Delirium by Lauren Oliver

The Independent Book Review: Delirium by Lauren Oliver | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Recently, there have been a vast number of Young Adult dystopian novels on the market (in fact, to such an extent that those of my students who are the type to write in notebooks and show them shyly to their teacher, mostly ...
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Jane Austen Addict: Dystopian Novels = Cold Hard Cash

Jane Austen Addict: Dystopian Novels = Cold Hard Cash | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Dystopian Novels = Cold Hard Cash. In the last several years, one of the biggest trends in young adult literature is that of the dystopian novel. (If you're lost the definition is: "a society characterized by human misery, as squalor ...
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Life After Terra Nova: 4 Sci-Fi Subgenres We'd Like to See on TV - TV.com (blog)

Life After Terra Nova: 4 Sci-Fi Subgenres We'd Like to See on TV - TV.com (blog) | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
TV.com (blog)Life After Terra Nova: 4 Sci-Fi Subgenres We'd Like to See on TVTV.com (blog)And TV looks prepped as well, as RKO Pictures has bought the television rights to False Memory, a young adult dystopian novel about an amnesiac teenage...
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Book Review: The Game by Monica Hughes | The Book Smugglers

Book Review: The Game by Monica Hughes | The Book Smugglers | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Genre: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Young Adult. Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication Date: October ...
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Teach Mentor Texts: Dystopian vs. Post-Apocalyptic

Teach Mentor Texts: Dystopian vs. Post-Apocalyptic | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Dystopian novels are all the new rage in young adult literature and I am loving it. The Giver (1993) by Lois Lowry has been my favorite book since I was 12, so I've loved the genre for a while. Then came along Haddix's ...
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Femministas Call for Submissions: Female Rebellion in Young Adult ...

Femministas Call for Submissions: Female Rebellion in Young Adult ... | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
In the last decade, stories of dystopian societies have become increasingly prevalent in young adult fiction, and almost all question young people's places within such societies. Works such as Suzanne Collins's The Hunger ...
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'A Wrinkle In Time' Turns Fifty - What Other Novels Paved The Way For Fantasy ... - Forbes

'A Wrinkle In Time' Turns Fifty - What Other Novels Paved The Way For Fantasy ... - Forbes | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Forbes'A Wrinkle In Time' Turns Fifty - What Other Novels Paved The Way For Fantasy ...ForbesA Wrinkle In Time is an enduring work of young adult sci-fi and fantasy.
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INFORMED TEENS: 18 Dystopian Valentines

INFORMED TEENS: 18 Dystopian Valentines | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
18 Dystopian Valentines. What is a dystopia but a love gone wrong. This list of dystopian fiction is a trove of suspenseful, adventurous, anti-valentines. Some of them are brand new, just out of the box fresh; feel the angst, live the adventure.
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Taking Teens to Brand-New Worlds with YA Science Fiction | The Hub

Taking Teens to Brand-New Worlds with YA Science Fiction | The Hub | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
I was a teen before the dramatic growth of young adult literature in general, and before the arrival of a distinct science fiction genre in the young adult age bracket. Not only was my library's young adult collection a very short span of ...
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My Bookshelf: Cinder by Marissa Meyer (YA book review)

My Bookshelf: Cinder by Marissa Meyer (YA book review) | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Dystopian fiction, young adult none-the-less, is not my first choice in reading materials but Marissa Meyer surprised me with Cinder, her new take on the Cinderella story. The story is set in the future, in New Beijing, where ...
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Moira Young's Costa win is a victory for dystopias - The Guardian (blog)

Moira Young's Costa win is a victory for dystopias - The Guardian (blog) | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Moira Young's Costa win is a victory for dystopiasThe Guardian (blog)Long may intelligent dystopian novels stay at the top of the pile, because we're going to need some sharp brains for what's up ahead.
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Frank L. Weyenberg Library Blog: Get Ready for World Book Night!

Frank L. Weyenberg Library Blog: Get Ready for World Book Night! | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
So if you usually avoid Young Adult books in general, and dystopian fiction in particular, try The Hunger Games. Once you start this book, you won't be able to put it down, and after turning the last page, you'll be hungry for ...
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1984 BY GEORGE ORWELL | MURRAY LIBRARY | Take Me There

1984 BY GEORGE ORWELL | MURRAY LIBRARY | Take Me There | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
You know how young adult dystopian trilogies are all the rage right now? Do you ever ... This entry was posted in Adult Fiction, Young Adult Fiction and tagged Adult, Classic, Dystopian, Fiction, Young Adult.
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Dystopia, Apocalypse, Doomsday 'n Teens |

Dystopia, Apocalypse, Doomsday 'n Teens | | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Dystopia is all the rage in Young Adult fiction these days. I suspect that literary agencies ... But I do remember what I was reading when I was a teen (which was, like, more than thirty years ago). Stephen King's THE STAND.
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Creative Therapy: Musing Mondays (1)

Creative Therapy: Musing Mondays (1) | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
I am a being comprised of letters, a character created by sentences, a figment of imagination formed through fiction.” The imagery is just so beautiful and I can really relate to it. Also, it's a young adult paranormal dystopian ...
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Interview: Maria V. Snyder, author of 'Touch of Power' - USA TODAY

Interview: Maria V. Snyder, author of 'Touch of Power' - USA TODAY | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
USA TODAYInterview: Maria V. Snyder, author of 'Touch of Power'USA TODAYSerena: You wrote a two-book dystopian series for teens (Inside Out and Outside In.) What do you think has fueled the dystopian craze in popular (especially YA) fiction?
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