Category: Dystopia

  • Horde (The Razorland Trilogy)

    By Ann Aguirre

    The epic end to Ann Aguirre's USA Today-bestselling Razorland trilogy.

    The horde is coming.

    Salvation is surrounded, monsters on the gates, and this time, they don't seem to be going away. while Deuce, Fade, Stalker, and Tegan set out, the percentages are opposed to them. however the odds were stacked opposed to Deuce from the instant she was once born. She will not be a Huntress anymore, yet she does not run. along with her knives in hand and her partners at her part, she is going to now not falter, no matter if scuffling with for her existence or Fade's love.

    Ahead, the conflict of a life-time awaits. Freaks are in all places, attacking settlements, establishing scouts, perimeters, and patrols. There hasn't been a warfare like this in centuries, and people have forgotten easy methods to stand and struggle. except Deuce can lead them.

    This time, although, greater than the destiny of a unmarried enclave or outpost hangs within the stability. This time, Deuce incorporates the banner for the survival of all humanity.

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  • Kallocain

    This vintage Swedish novel predicted a way forward for drab terror. obvious during the eyes of idealistic scientist Leo Kall, Kallocain’s depiction of a totalitarian global kingdom is a montage of what novelist Karin Boye had visible or sensed in Nineteen Thirties Russia and Germany. Its vital concept grew from the rumors of fact medications that ensured the subservience of each citizen to the state.
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  • Crossed (Matched)

    By Ally Condie

    The hugely expected moment ebook within the New York Times bestselling Matched trilogy!

    Chasing down an doubtful destiny, Cassia makes her method to the Outer Provinces in pursuit of Ky--taken via Society to his definite death--only to discover that he has escaped into the majestic, yet treacherous, canyons.  in this wild frontier are glimmers of a unique lifestyles . . . and the captivating promise of uprising. yet while Cassia sacrifices every thing to reunite with Ky, creative surprises from Xander may possibly switch the game.  at the fringe of Society, not anything is as anticipated, and crosses and double crosses make Cassia's direction extra twisted than ever.

    search for the epic sequence finale, REACHED!
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  • When She Woke: A Novel

    By Hillary Jordan

    Bellwether Prize winner Hillary Jordan’s provocative new novel, When She Woke, tells the tale of a stigmatized girl suffering to navigate an the USA of a not-too-distant destiny, the place the road among church and kingdom has been eliminated and convicted felons are not any longer imprisoned and rehabilitated yet chromed―their pores and skin colour is genetically altered to compare the category in their crimes―and then published again into the inhabitants to outlive as top they could. Hannah is a pink; her crime is murder.

    In looking a route to security in an alien and adverse global, Hannah unknowingly embarks on a course of self-discovery that forces her to query the values she as soon as held precise and the righteousness of a rustic that politicizes faith.

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  • Utopia/Dystopia: Conditions of Historical Possibility

    By Michael D. Gordin, Gyan Prakash

    The thoughts of utopia and dystopia have bought a lot old awareness. Utopias have typically signified definitely the right destiny: large-scale social, political, moral, and spiritual areas that experience but to be discovered. Utopia/Dystopia bargains a clean method of those principles. instead of find utopias in grandiose courses of destiny totality, the e-book treats those techniques as traditionally grounded different types and examines how contributors and teams all through time have interpreted utopian visions of their day-by-day current, with a watch towards the longer term. From colonial and postcolonial Africa to pre-Marxist and Stalinist jap Europe, from the social lifetime of fossil fuels to desires of nuclear energy, and from daily politics in modern India to imagined architectures of postwar Britain, this interdisciplinary assortment offers new understandings of the utopian/dystopian experience.

    The essays examine such matters as imaginary utopian views resulting in the 1856-57 Xhosa livestock Killing in South Africa, the functioning racist utopia at the back of the Rhodesian independence circulate, the utopia of the peaceable atom and its international dissemination within the mid-1950s, the chances for a regular utopia in sleek towns, and the way the Stalinist purges of the Nineteen Thirties served as an extension of the utopian/dystopian relationship.

    The members are Dipesh Chakrabarty, Igal Halfin, Fredric Jameson, John Krige, Timothy Mitchell, Aditya Nigam, David Pinder, Marci Shore, Jennifer Wenzel, and Luise White.

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  • Oryx and Crake

    By Margaret Atwood

    Oryx and Crake is right away an unforgettable love tale and a compelling imaginative and prescient of the long run. Snowman, referred to as Jimmy sooner than mankind used to be beaten by means of a deadly disease, is suffering to outlive in an international the place he could be the final human, and mourning the lack of his ally, Crake, and the attractive and elusive Oryx whom they either enjoyed. looking for solutions, Snowman embarks on a journey–with assistance from the green-eyed young children of Crake–through the luxurious desolate tract that used to be so lately an exceptional urban, till strong enterprises took mankind on an out of control genetic engineering trip. Margaret Atwood initiatives us right into a close to destiny that's either all too ordinary and past our imagining.
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  • Gravity

    By Melissa West

    Sooner or later, just one rule will subject: do not. Ever. Peek. Seventeen-year-old Ari Alexander simply broke that rule and observed the final individual she anticipated soaring above her bed-arrogant Jackson Locke, the preferred boy in her college. She expects quick execution or a few form of freak alien punishment, yet as a substitute, Jackson matters a problem: support him, or each person on the earth will die. Ari is familiar with she may still document him, yet every thing approximately Jackson makes her query what she's been taught approximately his sort. And opposed to her instincts, she's falling for him. yet Ari is not only any lady, and Jackson wishes greater than her recognition. She's an army legacy who is been educated by way of her father and uncovered to struggle techniques and societal info nobody can know-especially an alien secret agent, like Jackson. Giving Jackson the knowledge he wishes will betray her father and her kingdom, yet retaining silent will commence a struggle.
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  • The Biomass Revolution (The Tisaian Chronicles) (Volume 1)

    By Nicholas Sansbury Smith

    What may you do in case you lived in a global the place your each movement used to be scrutinized by way of your personal own man made intelligence--a international the place every thing is regulated, from energy utilization to relationships--a international the place every little thing you inspiration you knew grew to become out to be a lie? 
    Welcome to Tisaia - The final hub of contemporary civilization in an international left scorched by way of the nuclear fires of the Biomass Wars. Surrounded through a citadel of metal partitions and guarded via a fierce and constant Council of Royal Knights, Tisaia turns out really secure to the typical nation employee and citizen. A abundant offer of Biomass powers the towns and foodstuff is plentiful, yet safeguard has come at a bad price. The country will do something to guard its assets, whether it ability suppressing the rights of its electorate and deporting immigrants into the desolate tract - a digital demise sentence.
    Spurious Timur is without doubt one of the kingdom employees supporting retain the wheels of prosperity handing over Tisaia. As he starts off to discover Tisaia and query his personal worthy, he realizes there's extra to his subsistence than he concept. whilst he meets and falls for co-worker Lana Padilla, he starts to appreciate he may perhaps carry the most important to restoring Tisaia to a simply and loose nation. although, restoring Tisaia will come at a value; either to Spurious and people he cares approximately, simply because in Tisaia not anything is ever what it kind of feels. And as extra of his previous starts to floor, he's confronted with the last word decision--on which aspect of the revolution should still he struggle?
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  • Not on Fire, but Burning

    By Greg Hrbek

    Twenty-year-old Skyler observed the incident out her window: a few type of metal item soaring over the Golden Gate Bridge ahead of it collapsed and a mushroom cloud lifted above town. Like every body, she ran, yet she could not outrun the radiation, together with her final concepts being of her loved child brother, Dorian, secure in her far away kinfolk home. 

    Flash ahead to a post-incident the USA, the place the rustic has been damaged up into territories and Muslims were herded onto the previous Indian reservations within the west, even supposing not anyone has decided who trigger the explosion that destroyed San Francisco. Twelve-year previous Dorian desires approximately killing Muslims and approximately his sister—even notwithstanding Dorian's mom and dad insist Skyler by no means existed. Are they nonetheless shell-shocked, attempting to positioned the earlier at the back of them . . . or is anything extra sinister going on?

    Meanwhile, around the road, Dorian's neighbor adopts a Muslim orphan from the territories. it's going to trigger a chain of more and more terrifying incidents that might result in both tragedy or redemption for Dorian, as he struggles to end up that his sister existed—and was once killed via a terrorist attack.

    Not on fireplace, yet Burning is in contrast to something you are learn before—not precisely a mystery, no longer precisely sci-fi, no longer precisely speculative fiction, yet particularly an excellent and soaking up experience into the darkish center of an the United States that turns out ripped from the headlines. yet simply as powerfully, it offers a charming hero: a tender boy pushed via like to search the reality, no matter if it capacity his inner most ideals are fallacious.
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