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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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“Divergent” – But Does It Diverge From Other Dystopias?

Book Review : Divergent by Veronica Roth Spoiler Alert! Divergent is set in an post-apocalyptic society in Chicago. There are five factions each emmulating a virtue; Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful) and Erudite … Continue reading

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Review “Uglies” by Scott Westerfeld

Should the world really have to be pretty? Spoiler Alert! Tally lives in a post-apocalypse society where everyone has plastic surgery to make them pretty and homogeneous within their city. Tally comes to a point of personal crisis when her … Continue reading

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