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Bad, sad and crazily good reading for teens and adults young at heart
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Amaterasu Reads: Open Minds author Susan Kaye Quinn Guest ...

Amaterasu Reads: Open Minds author Susan Kaye Quinn Guest ... | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
I have always read dystopian novels, before they were a popular thing (recently in young adult novels), and before I even really thought of “dystopia” as a label. I just called the futuristic tales of mind-bending alternate realities ...
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Who's Reading YA Literature? (Plus Some Thoughts On Collection ...

Who's Reading YA Literature? (Plus Some Thoughts On Collection ... | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Has anyone working in a public library noticed the trend of 20-30-somethings, borrowing copies of the latest paranormal romance from the teen zone, borrowing a dystopian YA with nary an excuse (“it's for… my little brother”)?
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The Pledge by Kimberly Derting « Booklady's Booknotes

The Pledge by Kimberly Derting « Booklady's Booknotes | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
She is very mature for a teen, but that's to be expected in a dystopian novel. To paraphrase ... If you like young adult dystopian novels with strong female characters, I strongly recommend you read this book.
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Realm of Fiction: Review: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

Realm of Fiction: Review: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Overall, Under the Never Sky is a thoroughly magical book that fans of young adult dystopia will definitely enjoy. I'm glad to have been able to read this in advance, and I cannot wait for the second book!
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Long wait worth it; my 'friend' John Green didn't let me down - phillyBurbs.com (blog)

Long wait worth it; my 'friend' John Green didn't let me down - phillyBurbs.com (blog) | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Long wait worth it; my 'friend' John Green didn't let me downphillyBurbs.com (blog)Amid all the romantic dystopias and vampire novels that dominate the young adult genre, John Green stands out as a ray of hope, a shining beacon of what could be.
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Book Review: Enclave by Ann Aguirre Apocalypse, Young Adult ...

Book Review: Enclave by Ann Aguirre Apocalypse, Young Adult ... | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Book Review: Enclave by Ann Aguirre. categories: Book, Science Fiction, Dystopian, Post-Apocalyptic, Romance, Action, Adventure, Young Adult, Apocalypse Author: Ann Aguirre Publisher: Feiwel & Friends ...
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Upcoming Young Adult Dystopian Titles « Pretty Books

Upcoming Young Adult Dystopian Titles « Pretty Books | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
January: YA Dystopia Titles Young adult dystopian, post-apocalyptic and science fiction books that will be released this month: The Fires of the New Sun by Michael Kinch The second book in The Blending Time series: “In the ...
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Great Dystopian: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi, review ...

Great Dystopian: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi, review ... | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
It was a real gem to behold and an example to authors that you don't have to fall into the trap of “Oh He's So Hot” insta-lust-love that is prevalent in many young adult novels with romance undertones.
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Top reads of 2011 - from One Direction to Maggie Stiefvater - Sugarscape

Top reads of 2011 - from One Direction to Maggie Stiefvater - Sugarscape | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
SugarscapeTop reads of 2011 - from One Direction to Maggie StiefvaterSugarscapeThere's been a lot of impressive dystopian young adult novels released this year but Momentum really got under our (goose-pimpled) skin.
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Book Review: 'Under the Never Sky' by Veronica Rossi | The Young ...

Book Review: 'Under the Never Sky' by Veronica Rossi | The Young ... | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Length: 384 pages, Hardcover Format: E-Book Source: NetGalley.com. Genre: Young Adult, Dystopian, Science-Fiction, Romance Series: Book #1 of 3. Completed: January 2012. Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger.
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Anticipated and Interesting Reads 2012: Young Adult

Anticipated and Interesting Reads 2012: Young Adult | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Vampires, werewolves, fairytales with androids and dystopian futures are just a few of the themes recurring in some of the most popular young adult titles to be released in 2012.
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Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi | At Home With Books

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi | At Home With Books | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Fans of young adult dystopian fiction who don't mind stream-of-consciousness in the present tense, and who like it when the handsome teenage boy sweeps in to save the day, will probably like this one more than I did.
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Hopelessly Devoted Bilbliophile: Book Review: The Way We Fall

Hopelessly Devoted Bilbliophile: Book Review: The Way We Fall | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Recommended to: Readers who enjoy dystopian reads, but are looking for something a bit different. Add it on: Goodreads ... Labels: 2012 book review, dystopian fiction, megan crewe, the way we fall, virus, young adult fiction ...
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Book News and Reviews: Best of 2011: Young Adult/Teen Books

Book News and Reviews: Best of 2011: Young Adult/Teen Books | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Best of 2011: Young Adult/Teen Books. 2011 was a great year for YA literature! In fact, we had a hard time narrowing down the list for our favorite books of the year. I can hardly believe that some of my favorite teen fiction ...
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Why YA Dystopian Fiction is Important | Dee Garretson

Why YA Dystopian Fiction is Important | Dee Garretson | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Some of the most memorable books I read as a teen were dystopian and post-apocalyptic stories, what were categorized most often as adult science fiction back when I was reading them. I think most of my sixth grade class read EARTH ABIDES by George R.
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Panel: Young Adult Speculative Fiction - SF Signal – A Speculative ...

Panel: Young Adult Speculative Fiction - SF Signal – A Speculative ... | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
I also very much enjoyed Cindy Pon's Fury of the Phoenix, which is a Chinese-inspired fantasy and a sequel to Silver Phoenix, about a teen named Ai Ling who discovers she has quite a powerful supernatural ability.
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Favorite Dystopian Books – Books For All Seasons

Favorite Dystopian Books – Books For All Seasons | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
I love reading books that set in a dystopian society. Here are some of my favorite Young Adult Dystopian books: Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel (Young Adult Fiction; Dystopian). Love can never die. Love conquers all, so they ...
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Moira Young's Costa win is a victory for dystopias - Weathersfield ...

Moira Young's Costa win is a victory for dystopias - Weathersfield ... | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Over the course of the year, sales of teen paranormal romance novels that had so dominated the market following Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series basically fell off a cliff as Dystopia dragged itself, on its one functioning claw, into town.
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Realm of Fiction: Review: Fear by Michael Grant

Realm of Fiction: Review: Fear by Michael Grant | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
I had missed the science-fiction goodness that Michael Grant's books are known for. So you can imagine how ... My favorite genres include Young-Adult, Fantasy, Dystopia, Science-Fiction and Romance. View my About page ...
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Bartow Bookworms: Dystopian Societies in Young Adult Literature

Bartow Bookworms: Dystopian Societies in Young Adult Literature | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
The dystopian society, a popular sub-genre of young adult literature with lots of adult crossover appeal, could be your guide for preparing for the end. Dystopian societies, often born as the result of cataclysmic or apocalyptic ...
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Lori's Reading List: Dystopian fiction

Lori's Reading List: Dystopian fiction | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Dystopian novels have become popular in young adult fiction and are a staple of my favorite genre (scifi/fantasy) so I decided to review some dystopian adult and young adult fiction. ...
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2011 Cybils Finalists Announced » Tell Great Stories

2011 Cybils Finalists Announced » Tell Great Stories | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Below you'll find the finalists for my category, Science Fiction/Fantasy – Teens. Once you've had ... 2011 Finalists Fantasy & Science Fiction (Young Adult)) ... Dystopias are so much the rage in young adult fiction.
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“Delirium” by Lauren Oliver | Melody & Words

“Delirium” by Lauren Oliver | Melody & Words | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Title: Delirium Author: Lauren Oliver ISBN: 9780062112439. Pages: 480. Release date: October 2011. Publisher: HarperCollins. Genre: Dystopian fiction; young adult. Format: ARC (e-book) Source: Netgalley Rating: 5 out of 5 ...
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Best of 2011: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Best of 2011: Science Fiction & Fantasy | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
A lot of adults write off science fiction and fantasy novels as Young Adult books and, as a result, never even think to pick one up. Those of us who love aliens, time travel, monsters, and ....
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