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Calamity -How Does Sanderson Pull Together An Unlikely Premise?

Book Review : Calamity The Reckoners By Brandon Sanderson Spoiler Alert! Summary When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David’s fate has been tied to their villainy ever since that historic night. Steelheart killed his father. Firefight stole … Continue reading

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UnWholly – How Do We Define Human?

Book Review: UnWholly By Neal Shusterman Spoiler Alert! Summary Thanks to Connor, Lev, and Risa—and their high-profile revolt at Happy Jack Harvest Camp—people can no longer turn a blind eye to unwinding. Ridding society of troublesome teens while simltaneously providing … Continue reading

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“Insurgent” – A Sequel That is Full of Fire

Book Review : Insurgent by Veronica Roth Spoiler Alert! Conflict between the factions is raging. Erudite is vying for power and control in the government. Countless Abnegation have died, including Tris’s parents, at the hands of the mind-controlled Dauntless. Amity … Continue reading

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“Pandemonium” – Is It A Bland Middle Book in The Series?

Book Review : Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver Spoiler Alert! Alex is dead! Lena drags herself through barely existing in the wild. Finally, Lena grabs back onto life in the wild as a way to hang onto Alex. Raven acts as … Continue reading

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“Legend” – A New Voice In the Young Adult Dystopian Genre

Book Review : Legend by Marie Lu Spoiler Alert! The Republic is at war with its neighbors, the Colonies. Within the Republic, the government dictates each person’s life which is determined by their score at the Trial. June, is the … Continue reading

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“Delirium” – A Dystopian Novel, How Does It Compare To “Matched” and “Uglies”?

Book Review : Delirium by Lauren Oliver Spoiler Alert! Lena and Hana have been best friends since second grade. They always knew when they were 18 they would be cured. Without the cure people are susceptible to contracting the worst … Continue reading

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“Unwind” – Ethics, Moral Questions and Possible Consequences Create a Dystopian Nightmare

Book Review : Unwind by Neal Shusterman Spoiler Alert! The Second Civil War was fought over the pro-choice vs pro-life debate in The United States. The solution to end the war was a compromise, to unwind those who are no … Continue reading

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“The Maze Runner” – Are There Moral Consequences Similar To “Ender’s Game”?

Book Review : The Maze Runner by James Dashner Spoilers Alert! Thomas wakes up in a box knowing nothing more than his first name. When the box opens he meets the Gladers, a bunch of boys living on their own … Continue reading

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“The Hunger Games” – Dystopian Societies and Situational Ethics

Book Review : The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Spoiler Alert! Katniss Everdeen helps care for her mother and sister in the twelfth district, one of the poorest districts, by illegally hunting with her friend, Gale. The Capitol holds a … Continue reading

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“The Forest of Hands and Teeth” – Do Horror and Romance Mesh?

Book Review : The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan Spoiler Alert! Mary knows certain facts; to be safe the Sisterhood must be obeyed and the fence line must be maintained. She has lost her father to the … Continue reading

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