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Dystopian Reads - Uprisings, Revolution and Survival
New Dystopian Reads - Uprisings, Revolution and Survival
Teens is these books face fear and danger at every turn, as they fight to save themselves and humanity.
Dystopian Reads - eBooks
The Grace Year by
Publication Date: 2019-10-08
No one speaks of the grace year. It’s forbidden. In Garner County, girls are told they have the power to lure grown men from their beds, to drive women mad with jealousy. They believe their very skin emits a powerful aphrodisiac, the potent essence of youth, of a girl on the edge of womanhood. That’s why they’re banished for their sixteenth year, to release their magic into the wild so they can return purified and ready for marriage. But not all of them will make it home alive.
Publication Date: 2019-03-19
Rebellions are built on hope. Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens. With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a revolution against the internment camp's Director and his guards.
The Hive by
Publication Date: 2019-09-03
Social media used to be out of control. But then the Hive came. A better way to sanction people for what they do online. Entering her senior year of high school, filled with grief over an unexpected loss, Cassie is primed to lash out. Egged on by new friends, she makes an edgy joke online. Cassie doubts anyone will notice. But the Hive notices everything. And as her viral comment whips an entire country into a frenzy, the Hive demands retribution.
We Unleash the Merciless Storm by
Publication Date: 2020-02-25
Carmen Santos is one of La Voz’s best soldiers. She spent years undercover, but now, with her identity exposed and the island on the brink of a civil war, Carmen returns to the only real home she’s ever known: La Voz’s headquarters. There she must reckon with her beloved leader, who is under the influence of an aggressive new recruit, and with the devastating news that her true love might be the target of an assassination plot. Will Carmen break with her community and save the girl who stole her heart—or fully embrace the ruthless rebel she was always meant to be?
The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe by
Publication Date: 2019-03-26
Poe Blythe is the young captain of her failing city's last mining ship, travelling the Serpentine River and dredging up gold. But it isn't gold on her mind. Two years ago, river raiders robbed Poe of everything. And she wants revenge. As she navigates the treacherous waters and realises there's a traitor among her crew, Poe is forced to confront the dangerous truth about why she has been sent on this journey - and reckon with who she has become.
Beware the Night by
Call Number: TEEN Gar
Publication Date: 2019-03-12
When her world divides, pitting light against dark, Veda must join a dangerous revolution to save her grandfather and fight against injustice...even if it costs her the boy she loves.
The Loop by
Publication Date: 2020-04-07
Life inside The Loop-the futuristic death row for teens under eighteen-is one long repetitive purgatory. But when news of the encroaching chaos in the outside world reaches the inmates and disorder begins to strike, the prison becomes the least of their worries.
Wilder Girls by
Publication Date: 2019-07-09
Friends Hetty, Byatt, and Reece go to extremes trying to uncover the dark truth about the mysterious disease that has had them quarantined at their boarding school on a Maine island.
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) by
Call Number: TEEN Col
Publication Date: 2020-05-19
It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games. The once-mighty house of Snow has fallen on hard times, its fate hanging on the slender chance that Coriolanus will be able to outcharm, outwit, and outmaneuver his fellow students to mentor the winning tribute.
Agnes at the End of the World by
Call Number: TEEN Mcw
Publication Date: 2020-06-09
Sixteen-year-old Agnes must escape a cult and a Prophet as she attempts to save the world from a pandemic.
Dystopian Reads - Print
The Light at the Bottom of the World by
Call Number: https://pac.sals.edu/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=90.1033.0.0.3&pos=1&cn=1502492
Publication Date: 2019-10-29
Teenaged Leyla McQueen, who lives beneath the ruins of a submerged London in 2099, joins a prestigious submersible race in the hope of clearing her father's name before encountering government corruption and a hidden world.
Call Number: TEEN Ter
Publication Date: 2020-04-21
Sam's cosy life as daughter of the Deputy Prime Minister is about to end. These are turbulent times. Borders have closed and protests are turning violent. The government blames the country's youth, and is cracking down hard. Mobile phones are blocked, gatherings are banned and dissent is brutally crushed. One girl, one choice. She can make a difference: she must. Even if her life - and her heart - are on the line ...