Hetty and the other girls at Raxter School for Girls can barely remember their lives from before the Tox. For eighteen months they've lived alone on Raxter Island----starving, mutated, waiting for a cure that may never arrive. No one dares go out beyond the safety of the school, where the Tox has also transformed the wildlife and . . .
WICKED is good. Or so they say. Steven is taken by WICKED as a child, when his father has already succumbed to the Flare virus, and his mother is about to share that same fate. At WICKED headquarters, Steven is given a new name, a new life, and a new purpose: help WICKED find a cure and save the world. To do this, he must become . . .
Before---Eden's life was simple. Easy. She had wealthy parents, amazing best friends, and a comfortable lifestyle. After---Everyone Eden loves is dead. The Wolfpack controls the world now. Resources are scarce, and the formerly wealthy people, like Eden, are no longer living comfortably. Thanks to the Wolves, they live their lives as slaves, starving and fearful of being . . .
Winston Smith is a member of the Outer Party—the Party being the governing body of the fictional super state of Oceania. Under the supposed leadership of Big Brother, the Party monitors all inner and outer party members at all times. In this world, the party members have no will but to perpetuate the greatness of Big . . .
As teen suicide rates skyrocket, the government declares it an epidemic amongst minors and establishes The Program. High-risk teens are flagged if they seem depressed, lonely, anxious, and/or suicidal. People known as Handlers then take the teens to The Program, where they . . .
The year is 2044 and our planet Earth is in sorry shape. After years of human neglect and environmental degradation, reality is not a fun place. Luckily for humankind, a supergenius named James Halliday created the ... Continue reading
The Details Title: Anthem Author: Ayn Rand Series: n/a Format: Paperback Page Count: 105 Publisher: Signet Original Publication Date: 1938 Genre(s): Classics, Philosophy, Dystopian The Cover I own the mass market paperback version of Anthem and I enjoy the cover a lot. Sometimes, simplicity is best. The Synopsis Equality 7-2521 had been different since they were…
Mae Holland, recently graduated from college and working a crappy dead-end job, gets the opportunity of a lifetime: she is hired by The Circle, the world's most powerful internet company. Through The Circle, anonymity is eliminated -- everyone's accounts ... Continue Reading
Title: The Infinite Sea Author: Rick Yancey Series: The 5th Wave Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Publication Date: September 2014 Genre(s): Fiction, Sci-Fi, Dystopia, Young adult Opening Line: There would be no harvest. I actually finished this book yesterday, but with moving back to school and getting resettled I didn't have enough time to blog. So yeah, didn't take…
Title: Fahrenheit 451 Author: Ray Bradbury Series: None Publisher: Ballantine Books Publication Date: 1953 Genre(s): Fiction, Sci-Fi, Dystopia Opening Line: It was a pleasure to burn. My best friend gifted this to me for Christmas last month; she obviously knows me well. I chose Fahrenheit 451 as my first book of 2016 because I spent my first moments of this new year with…