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Bad, sad and crazily good reading for teens and adults young at heart
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Marie Lu: Creating a 'Legend' | Bookish Staff Blog

Marie Lu: Creating a 'Legend' | Bookish Staff Blog | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Fans of dystopian young adult fiction have been transported everywhere from Panem to Portland, Maine. This fall, “Legend” puts a new stamp in readers' literary passports: It's set in 2130 in California, the home state of the ...
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I know Twilight is awful, but … - The Guardian (blog)

I know Twilight is awful, but … - The Guardian (blog) | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)I know Twilight is awful, but …The Guardian (blog)But Twilight caters to the sexual fantasies of teenage girls.
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.bibliophile. .anonymous.: Review: Tankborn by Karen Sandler

.bibliophile. .anonymous.: Review: Tankborn by Karen Sandler | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
What I initially assumed was simply a run-of-the-mill, churn-'em-out-quick young-adult dystopia, Tankborn emerges as a strong novel with compelling adult-ish themes about defining what humanity and beauty mean to every individual.
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The Mountains of Instead: Like Dust, I Rise (Review: Crossed by Ally ...

The Mountains of Instead: Like Dust, I Rise (Review: Crossed by Ally ... | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
News, reviews and more from the curious world of Young Adult Fiction. Who I Am And Why I'm Here. My Photo · Splendibird: Championing YA fiction as an escape from recessions, elections and bad TV, I'm based in the frozen north of the UK.
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Black Friday Shopping: Dystopian Books About Materialism

Black Friday Shopping: Dystopian Books About Materialism | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
The bizarre and sometimes violent social phenomenon that is Black Friday is upon us.
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Shatter Me « WovenMyst

Shatter Me « WovenMyst | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Release Date: November.15.2011. Publisher: Harper Teen Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Dystopian Pages: 342. Format: ARC Source: Publisher Challenge: 2011 reading challenge. Buy the Book: Amazon. Synopsis: The last time she ...
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My Favourite Dystopian Novels for Young Adults - Love Life Project

My Favourite Dystopian Novels for Young Adults - Love Life Project | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Young adult dystopian fiction, on the other hand, tends to leave us with at least a glimmer of hope. The books on this ... One of the grandmothers of young adult dystopian novels, this book remains one of the best in the genre.
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Book Review: Prized by Caragh M. O'Brien « Pretty Books

Book Review: Prized by Caragh M. O'Brien « Pretty Books | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Book Review: Prized by Caragh M. O'Brien. November 22, 2011 Leave a Comment. Prized by Caragh M. O'Brien. Genres: Young adult, dystopia, science fiction. Prized is the second book in the Birthmarked trilogy, so you might not want to ...
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Point-of-View in Young Adult Fiction

Point-of-View in Young Adult Fiction | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
I thought I’d talk a little about point-of-view (POV) in young adult fiction—a little more of craft-based a topic than I usually touch on, but I think it's an important one.
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Dark Materials: Reflecting on Dystopian Themes in Young Adult Literature - NYTimes.com

Dark Materials: Reflecting on Dystopian Themes in Young Adult Literature - NYTimes.com | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Lesson Plan | Six ways to approach "dark," post-apocalyptic young adult fiction.
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HUNGER GAMES: KATNISS & RUE

I am a big fan of the Hunger Games books and am excited for the film from Lionsgate. This was done in hopes that the actors would get a chance to audition fo...
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Best Utopian and Dystopian Fiction

Best Utopian and Dystopian Fiction | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
1091 books based on 4816 votes: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, 1984 by George Orwell, The Giver by Lois Lowry, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, Fahre... (RT @AmberCadabra: Good list!
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Hunger Games Holidays: Dystopian books to buy for 'The Hunger Games' fans

Hunger Games Holidays: Dystopian books to buy for 'The Hunger Games' fans | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
What do you get the Hunger Games fan who doesn't know what to read next? Why not introduce them to some new dystopian fiction!
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Review: “Divergent,” Veronica Roth

Review: “Divergent,” Veronica Roth | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
I'll pretty much read anything but I like Young Adult books the most, especially ones that contain anything supernatural, paranormal or historical. I've been an avid reader all my life ....
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Not Just for Kids: A taut, dystopian 'Legend' - Los Angeles Times

Not Just for Kids: A taut, dystopian 'Legend' - Los Angeles Times | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Los Angeles TimesNot Just for Kids: A taut, dystopian 'Legend'Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles gets the post-apocalyptic treatment in Marie Lu's young adult debut, the first in a trilogy. It's an action-packed love story full of inventive details.
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Hooked on Books: Review: Legend by Marie Lu

Hooked on Books: Review: Legend by Marie Lu | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
I usually find young adult dystopian fiction centers around a strong female character who is generally poor or disadvantaged by the current society. If there's a love interest, he's usually more well off and more integrated into ...
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Atom Bloggers Party 2011 « Pretty Books

Atom Bloggers Party 2011 « Pretty Books | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
I'm really looking forward to reading this one as I've been hoping for more young adult thriller/mystery novels! I know it looks ... The dystopia trend does not look like it'll be leaving any time soon and I'm thrilled about that!
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Amazon's Best Young Adult Books 2011 « eager readers

Amazon's Best Young Adult Books 2011 « eager readers | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Amazon has released its top 10 list of best young adult books for 2011. The list includes supernatural and dystopian stories, as well as realistic fiction for teens. Have you read them all yet? As always, you may check them all ...
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“Dark materials” in young adult fiction | Talking Rights

“Dark materials” in young adult fiction | Talking Rights | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
I chose to write a dystopia that would bring teen readers inside the logic of mass killing to see through plot and sympathetic characters how atrocity can be perpetrated for seemingly noble reasons. The genocidaires, as they ...
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Darlene's Book Nook: 2012 Dystopian Reading Challenge

Darlene's Book Nook: 2012 Dystopian Reading Challenge | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
I have always loved dystopian movies, and I have recently discovered the genre. I want to read more dystopian novels, so I'm joining this challenge which is being hosted by Benji at The Non Reluctant Reader.
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Measuring Up to Other Dystopian Worlds: Divergent Review | Read ...

Measuring Up to Other Dystopian Worlds: Divergent Review | Read ... | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
And, being the dystopian junkie that I am, I will continue reading the series. But with some trepidation. Age Group: 12 and up. Genre: Young Adult / Science Fiction Themes: Science Fiction, dystopian, identity, discrimination ...
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DARK DAYS of Supernatural - Summer Tour 2011

Paranormal thrillers. Supernatural romance. Haunting mysteries. Dystopian thrillers. Brace yourself for the DARK DAYS ahead!
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Dark New World: The Best Dystopian Young Adult Books | Suite101 ...

Dark New World: The Best Dystopian Young Adult Books | Suite101 ... | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
A recent New Yorker article suggests that the dystopias depicted in many young adult novels are viewed by teens merely as versions of the modern age, with its environmental degradation, lack of privacy and the constant ...
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Hunger Games: Did Any Fan-Made Trailers Get It Right?

Hunger Games: Did Any Fan-Made Trailers Get It Right? | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Now that we've all watched (and re-watched, and paused to re-read the books in one sitting, and re-watched again) the brand new Hunger Games trailer, we thought it would be fun to look back on some of the amazingly creative fan-made trailers that...
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Top 12 Dystopian Novels

Top 12 Dystopian Novels | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Literature has been a defining part of culture since the beginning of language. The dangers of modern times have led to the writing of dystopian novels, novels which warn of an unhappy future.
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