Genre: Dystopian

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Jan 30
Prodigy by Marie Lu

Prodigy by Marie Lu

Reviews 0

Date published: 30th January 2013 Publisher: Razorbill (Penguin AU) Format: Paperback, 368 pages Series: Legend, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9780141344096 ISBN10: 0141344091 Categories: YA - Dystopia Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher After escaping from the Republic's stronghold of Los Angeles, June and Day arrive in Vegas just as the unthinkable happens: the Elector Primo dies, and his son Anden takes his place.  With the Republic edging closer to chaos, the pair joins a group of Patriot rebels eager to help Day rescue his brother and who offer them passage to the Colonies.  The Patriots have only one request...

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Jan 29
When We Wake by Karen Healey

When We Wake by Karen Healey

Reviews 2 ★★★★

When We Wake is an entertaining novel, a great read, that explores humanity in an honest, chilling manner. There is a lot to like, especially the characters and the terrifying future that seems all too plausible, but I had a few issues with the world building. Tegan’s plight in waking…

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Jan 24
Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans

Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans

Reviews 0 ★★★

This is one of the most interesting premises I have ever encountered in fiction, and I was immediately drawn to the book when I heard about it. An afterlife of limbo, where memories are a currency and everyone blisses on recollections of their lives? How awesome, right? Level 2 is…

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Nov 30
Breathe by Sarah Crossan

Breathe by Sarah Crossan

Reviews 1

Date published: 11th October 2012 Publisher: Bloomsbury AU Format: Paperback, 384 pages Series: Breathe, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781408827192 Categories: YA – Dystopian Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by publisher When oxygen levels plunge in a treeless world, a state lottery decides which lucky few will live inside the…

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Nov 22
Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Reviews 0 ★★★★

Date Published: 1st November 2011 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Format: Paperback, 338 pages Series: The Juliette Chronicles, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781742378206 ISBN 10: 174237820X Categories: Science Fiction, Young Adult Goodreads / The Book Depository Source: provided for review by the publisher Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days. “You can’t touch…

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Nov 13
Reached by Ally Condie

Reached by Ally Condie

Reviews 2

Date published: 13th November 2012 Publisher: Razorbill (Penguin Books AU) Format: Paperback, 520 pages Series: Matched Trilogy, Book 3 ISBN 13: 9780141333083 ISBN 10: 0141333081 Categories: YA – Dystopian Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher After leaving Society and desperately searching for the Rising—and each other—Cassia and Ky…

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Oct 17
Crewel by Gennifer Albin

Crewel by Gennifer Albin

Reviews 1 ★★★

Date published: 4th October 2012 Publisher: Faber & Faber (through Allen & Unwin AU) Format: Paperback, 360 pages Series: The Crewel World, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9780571282890 ISBN 10:  057128289X Categories: YA Fantasy, Dystopian Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) / Bookworld Source: provided by the publisher for review Challenge: 2012 Debut Author Challenge Incapable. Awkward. Artless….

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Sep 14
Defiance by C.J. Redwine

Defiance by C.J. Redwine

Reviews 2

Date published: 11th September 2012 Publisher: Atom (Hachette UK) Format: Paperback, 403 pages Series: The Courier’s Daughter, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781907411335 Categories: YA Fantasy, Dystopian Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia (AU) / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher Rachel’s world is confined to the protective walls around her city. Beyond them are…

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Jul 12
Pretties by Scott Westerfeld

Pretties by Scott Westerfeld

Reviews 0

Tally has finally become pretty. Now her looks are beyond perfect, her clothes are awesome, her boyfriend is totally hot, and she’s completely popular. It’s everything she’s ever wanted. But beneath all the fun — the nonstop parties, the high-tech luxury, the total freedom — is a nagging sense that…

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Jul 03
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

Reviews 1

Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. In just a few weeks she’ll have the operation that will turn her from a repellent ugly into a stunning pretty. And as a pretty, she’ll be catapulted into a high-tech paradise where her only job is to have fun….

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Jun 09
The Selection by Kiera Cass

The Selection by Kiera Cass

Reviews 3 ★★½

Pretty cover aside, I found the first half of The Selection to be average, but the book improves vastly around the half-way mark and, as I rapidly approached the end, I realised that I was hooked! Initially this story of a girl from a poor family winning the chance to…

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