Dystopia (YA) | Fantasy (YA) | Science fiction (YA) | Young Adult fiction

Review: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken (#1 The Darkest Minds)

GENRE & SYNOPSIS Young Adult/Science Fiction/Dystopia/Fantasy When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that got her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She might have survived the mysterious disease that […]

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Dystopia (YA) | Fantasy (YA) | Science fiction (YA) | Young Adult fiction

Book Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer (#1 The Lunar Chronicles) re-read

GENRE & SYNOPSIS Young Adult/Science Fiction/Fantasy/Dystopia A forbidden romance. A deadly plague. Earth’s fate hinges on one girl . . . CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She’s reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, […]

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Dystopia (YA) | Science fiction (YA) | Thriller (YA) | Young Adult fiction

Book Review: Eden by G.C. Julien (#1 Eden)

GENRE & SYNOPSIS Science Fiction/Dystopia/Thriller In 2064, America faced the deadliest gender war in history. Civilization collapsed and millions died. Now, in a daunting world without electricity or societal laws, revered feminist leader Eve Malum guides surviving women to safety—to a utopian haven known as Eden—where she forbids the male gender from ever entering. But […]

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