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Bad, sad and crazily good reading for teens and adults young at heart
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I’ve read The Hunger Games… Now what? A Top 10 List. « The Savvy Reader

I’ve read The Hunger Games… Now what? A Top 10 List. « The Savvy Reader | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
RT @SavvyReader: Can't wait to see the #HungerGames movie?
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The young adult market these days + giveaway! | Romance at Random

The young adult market these days + giveaway! | Romance at Random | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
For the most part, dystopian fiction owes more to myth and fairytale than science fiction. These are essentially heroes' journeys – they just happen to be set in an imagined future world. The hero, reluctant or willing, is just as ...
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Exploring Dystopia: The Rise of Dystopian Fiction

Exploring Dystopia: The Rise of Dystopian Fiction | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Dystopian fiction is popular sub-a genre of science-fiction. This article examines what characteristics these novels have in common and why they sell.
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Jeyn Roberts on the Popularity of Dystopian fiction in YA

Jeyn Roberts on the Popularity of Dystopian fiction in YA | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Dystopian fiction isn't exactly new. I remember reading Nineteen Eighty Four and Brave New World back in high school. There's also The Handmaid's Tale which is still one of my favourite books today. Dystopian fiction has ...
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Fiction DB says DIVERGENT is worth the read - The Divergent Trilogy

Fiction DB says DIVERGENT is worth the read - The Divergent Trilogy | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Fiction DB … Yes, I know, yet another YA dystopian tale – do they publish anything else? Trust me. This one is worth it. Beatrice Prior lives in a world where people are divided into five factions that base their entire culture ...
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Prophetic dystopian fiction | Grumbling & Gratitude

Prophetic dystopian fiction | Grumbling & Gratitude | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Prophetic dystopian fiction. Posted on October 16, 2011 by Jessica. I refuse to have an iPod or wear “earbuds” because they remind me of the shells in Mildred Montag's ears. And in her ears the little Seashells, the thimble radios tamped tight, ...
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Utopia and Dystopia in Science Fiction | Lantern Hollow Press

Utopia and Dystopia in Science Fiction | Lantern Hollow Press | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Anyway, in all the time we've been writing on this blog, we've tossed around the terms “Utopia” and “Dystopia” a few times, and I thought for today I should explain what those usually look like in science fiction.
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Picture it at your library - Summit Daily News

Picture it at your library - Summit Daily News | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Picture it at your librarySummit Daily NewsIt has come into popular use in the last several years because of the great number of dystopian books published recently. Most high school students read a fair share of dystopian fiction.
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Books for young adult readers: landscape changes after Harry Potter and Twilight - Winnipeg Free Press

Books for young adult readers: landscape changes after Harry Potter and Twilight - Winnipeg Free Press | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Books for young adult readers: landscape changes after Harry Potter and TwilightWinnipeg Free Press...
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The Story Girl: Why I Read... Dystopian Fiction

The Story Girl: Why I Read... Dystopian Fiction | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
The Story Girl: Why I Read... Dystopian Fiction http://t.co/1R9IhKEn Why do you read dystopian?
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Dystopian Fiction | HMS Media Center Blog

If you loved The Hunger Games series like I did, then you are scrambling to find other books that will feed your addiction for dystopian fiction. Many of you may not even be familiar with the term. You just know The Hunger ...
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Young adult fiction even grownups will like - KSL-TV

Young adult fiction even grownups will like - KSL-TV | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
KSL-TVYoung adult fiction even grownups will likeKSL-TVLiving in a dystopian society, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her sister's place in The Hunger Games. Placed in a globe-like theater, 24 children are ordered to kill each other.
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World Fantasy Con: Why Do Teens Read Dystopian Fiction?

World Fantasy Con: Why Do Teens Read Dystopian Fiction? | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Dystopian fiction challenges the basic concepts of loyalty and patriotism by speculating on some nationalized belief system that is inherently evil, showing conformity with such belief to be part of that evil.
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jesshneil: Dystopian Fiction - The Lost Thing

jesshneil: Dystopian Fiction - The Lost Thing | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Then you HAVE to see this; there is a vast amount of meaning incorporated into the story It's a reflection of our society and the technological changes. Perhaps even the human mind being slowly disintegrated.
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The Tales Compendium: What is Dystopian Fiction?

The Tales Compendium: What is Dystopian Fiction? | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
"As fictional dystopias are often set in a future projected virtual time and/or space involving technological innovations not accessible in actual present reality, dystopian fiction is often classified generically as science fiction" ...
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Reading about dystopias. | Lectio.ca

Reading about dystopias. | Lectio.ca | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Moving from reading about the commodification of childhood to the defining characteristics of dystopian fiction today: I sat and read (and knitted while I read) Dystopia Fiction East and West: Universe of Terror and Trial by ...
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10 Novels About Dystopian Society | The Baochi Banter

10 Novels About Dystopian Society | The Baochi Banter | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Fiction featuring repressed and controlled societies — “dystopias” — has been around since the nineteenth century. These imagined worlds (or, somewhat realistic worlds, as some might argue) are the antithesis of perfect ...
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The League of Extraordinary Writers: Horror & Dystopian

The League of Extraordinary Writers: Horror & Dystopian | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
Unless you count the horror in dystopian novels. Because let's face it, dystopian novels aren't all sunshine and unicorns. Let's examine: THE ELEVENTH PLAGUE by Jeff Hirsch. All we have to do is look at the first sentence on ...
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Classification

Classification | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
People who split fantasy and science fiction up this way are the same sort of folks who just sort of shrug at classification systems for their literature and say things like, “It's all speculative fiction with different window trappings.
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Why young adults love dystopian novels - HG Girl On Fire

Why young adults love dystopian novels - HG Girl On Fire | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it
The Guardian takes a closer look at why dystopian novels are so appealing : Vampires, fallen angels and their brooding kin still crowd the young-adult shelves of your local bookstore. But they are having to make room for a ...
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Dystopian fiction | web 2.0 and other library stuff

Dystopian fiction | web 2.0 and other library stuff | Dystopian Fiction | Scoop.it

I have always enjoyed dystopian fiction (check out Anne Weaver scoop.it on the topic) and have enjoyed selling it as a genre to students.

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