Category: Dystopia

  • Shattered (Slated)

    By Teri Terry

    The attractive end to the Slated trilogy, for fanatics of Unwind and Legend !
     
    Kyla is at risk from either the govt. Lorders who erased her reminiscence and the terrorists who attempted to exploit her. So now she’s at the run. carrying a brand new id and desirous to fill within the clean areas of her lifestyles pre-Slating, Kyla heads to a distant mountain city to attempt to reunite with the delivery mom she used to be abducted from as a baby. There she is hoping everything of her lifestyles will come jointly and he or she can ultimately take cost of her personal destiny. yet even within the idyllic barren region and the guts of her unique relatives, Kyla realizes there's no break out from the oppressive Lorders. somebody on the subject of her can be one in every of them, or even extra frighteningly, her beginning mom has been conserving secrets and techniques of her own.
     
    In this gorgeous sequence finale, Kyla ultimately reveals out who she particularly is—and the line to this discovery, and to figuring out who she desires to turn into, is stuffed with harmful twists and turns that might retain readers riveted.
     
     
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  • The Iron Heel

    Set sooner or later, “The Iron Heel” describes a global during which the department among the periods has deepened, making a robust Oligarchy that keeps keep watch over via terror. A manuscript through insurgent Avis Everhard is recovered in an excellent extra far-off destiny, and analyzed through student Anthony Meredith. released in 1908, Jack London’s multi-layered narrative is an early instance of the dystopian novel, and its imaginative and prescient of the long run proved to be eerily prescient of the violence and fascism that marked the preliminary 1/2 the twentieth century.
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  • The Scorpion Rules (Prisoners of Peace)

    By Erin Bow

    The kids of worldwide leaders are held hostage in an try to retain the peace during this “slyly funny, starkly thought-provoking” (Kirkus Reviews, starred evaluate) novel.

    Greta is a Duchess and a Crown Princess. She is additionally a baby of Peace, a hostage held via the de facto ruler of the realm, the good man made Intelligence, Talis. this can be how the sport is performed: that will rule, you need to provide one among your kids as a hostage. begin a battle and your hostage dies.

    The method has labored for hundreds of years. mom and dad don’t are looking to see their young children murdered.

    Greta might be loose if she will make it to her eighteenth birthday. until eventually then she is ready to die with dignity, if useful. yet every little thing alterations while Elian arrives on the Precepture. He’s a hostage from a brand new American alliance, and he defies the machines that keep an eye on all the things in their lives—and is significantly punished for it. His uprising opens Greta’s eyes to the brutality of the foundations they stay below, and to the sophisticated resistance of her partners. And Greta discovers her personal quiet power.

    Then Elian’s nation proclaims struggle on Greta’s and invades the prefecture, taking the hostages hostage. Now the nice Talis is livid, and coming himself to carry punishment. Which absolutely implies that Greta and Elian should be killed...unless Greta can ponder how to holiday all of the ideas.
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  • Tödliche Spiele (Die Tribute von Panem, Book 1)

    By Suzanne Collins

    Als Katniss erfährt, dass das Los auf ihre kleine Schwester Prim gefallen ist, zögert sie keinen second. Um Prim zu schützen, meldet sie sich an ihrer Stelle für die alljährlich stattfindenden Spiele von Panem in dem sicheren Wissen, damit ihr eigenes Todesurteil unterschrieben zu haben. Denn von den 24 Kandidaten darf nur ein Einziger überleben! Zusammen mit Peeta, einem Jungen aus ihrem Distrikt, wird Katniss in die enviornment geschickt, um sich dem Kampf zu stellen. Sie beide wissen, dass es nur einen Sieger geben kann. Allerdings scheint das Peeta nicht zu kümmern, denn er rettet Katniss das Leben. Sind seine Gefühle ihr gegenüber vielleicht doch nicht nur gespielt, um das Publikum vor den Bildschirmen für sich einzunehmen? Katniss weiß nicht mehr, was once sie glauben darf und vor allem nicht, was once sie selbst empfindet .
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  • The Giver (Giver Quartet)

    By Lois Lowry

    The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has develop into essentially the most influential novels of our time. The haunting tale facilities on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a likely perfect, if colorless, global of conformity and contentment. now not until eventually he's given his existence project because the Receiver of reminiscence does he start to comprehend the darkish, complicated secrets and techniques at the back of his fragile neighborhood. Lois Lowry has written 3 significant other novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.

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  • Robopocalypse: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries)

    By Daniel H. Wilson

    In this terrifying story of humanity’s determined stand opposed to a robotic rebellion, Daniel H. Wilson has written the main pleasing sci-fi mystery in years.
     
    Not a ways into our destiny, the superb know-how that runs our international turns opposed to us. managed through a childlike—yet vastly powerful—artificial intelligence referred to as Archos, the worldwide community of machines on which our global has grown established unexpectedly turns into an implacable, lethal foe. At 0 Hour—the second the robots attack—the human race is nearly annihilated, yet as its scattered remnants regroup, humanity for the 1st time unites in a made up our minds attempt to struggle again. this can be the oral historical past of that clash, instructed by way of a global forged of survivors who skilled this lengthy and bloody disagreement with the machines. Brilliantly conceived and amazingly distinct, Robopocalypse is an action-packed epic with chilling implications in regards to the genuine know-how that surrounds us. 


     
     

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  • Awake in the Night Land

    By John C. Wright

    Conscious within the evening LAND is an epic selection of 4 of John C. Wright's exceptional forays into the darkish delusion global of William wish Hodgson's 1912 novel, The evening Land. half novel, half anthology, the ebook includes 4 comparable novellas, "Awake within the Night", "The Cry of the Night-Hound", "Silence of the Night", and "The final of All Suns", which jointly inform the haunting story of the final Redoubt of guy and the tip of the human race. commonly thought of to be the best tribute to Hodgson ever written, the 1st novella, "Awake within the Night", was once formerly released in 2004 within the Year's most sensible technology Fiction: Twenty-First Annual assortment. conscious within the evening LAND marks the 1st time all 4 novellas were accumulated right into a unmarried quantity. John C. Wright has been defined via reviewers as essentially the most vital and audacious authors in technology fiction this day. In a contemporary ballot of greater than 1,000 technological know-how fiction readers, he was once selected because the sixth-greatest residing technology fiction author.
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  • Catching Fire |Hunger Games|2

    By Suzanne Collins

    Suzanne Collins maintains the fantastic tale of Katniss Everdeen within the out of the ordinary starvation video games trilogy.

    Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has received the once a year starvation video games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. however it was once a victory received via defiance of the Capitol and their harsh principles. Katniss and Peeta can be satisfied. in spite of everything, they've got simply gained for themselves and their households a lifetime of defense and many. yet there are rumors of uprising one of the matters, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that uprising. The Capitol is offended. The Capitol wishes revenge.
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  • Juno of Taris

    By Fleur Beale

    Interesting futuristic younger grownup novel with a robust heroine and a compelling storyline from award - successful Fleur Beale. Winner of the Esther Glen Award 2009 and shortlisted for the 2009 NZ put up kid's ebook Awards younger grownup type. It explores the fight of Juno, a tender youngster at the verge of maturity, who's torn among her have to slot in and belong in her society, and her becoming pain and wondering of that society's principles. Your usual teenager? now not fairly! simply because Juno lives - within the no longer - too - far-off destiny - on Taris, a bubble - coated island within the Pacific, to which a pick out few hundred humans have been evacuated whilst Earth's population took every little thing just a little too a ways and started to self - destruct. On Taris there are numerous ideas governing visual appeal, behaviour, even procreation ... yet all are for the nice of the group, to make sure the survival of humankind. Or are they? As Taris' safe setting starts to collapse and Juno's wondering nature takes carry, she uncovers a few startling inconsistencies in lots of of the 'factual' histories she has grown up with. She additionally starts to improve a few fairly startling, nearly supernatural, skills. As Juno faces expanding risk, she unearths allies within the so much brilliant locations. Juno of Taris examines many topics: peer strain, environmental breakdown, the fictionalization of background, societal keep watch over and not easy authority yet possibly such a lot of all, it's a completely stable learn from considered one of our absolute best writers for teenagers.
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  • Irreconcilable Differences

    By James R Strickland

    Agent Rachel Santana is a covert operator, a cop, and as soon as upon a time, a U.S. Marine. She's a survivor of all of the ugliness of America's early twenty first century meltdown. they have copied her brain for paintings within the deep black. while she's downloaded into 16 12 months previous Kansas hacker-girl Micki Blake's mind implants, they do not inform her why. All she is familiar with is lethal new participant has emerged on that degree. Its their task, Rachel and Micki's, to discover that participant. yet first, they must keep away from being grounded.
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