Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass #3) by Sarah J. Maas (2014)
YA/NA Fiction | Fantasy
“She was the heir of ash and fire, and she would bow to no one.
Celaena Sardothien has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak—but at an unspeakable cost. Now she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth…a truth about her heritage that could change her life—and her future—forever. Continue reading
Bird Box by Josh Malerman (2014)
Fiction | Apocalyptic/Dystopia | Thriller
“Something is out there, something terrifying that must not be seen. One glimpse of it, and a person is driven to deadly violence. No one knows what it is or where it came from. Continue reading
The Forever Song (Blood of Eden #3) by Julie Kagawa (2014)
YA Fiction | Paranormal | Dystopia
“Vengeance will be hers.
Allison Sekemoto once struggled with the question: human or monster? With the death of her love, Zeke, she has her answer.
Monster. Continue reading
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (2014)
Fiction | Sci-Fi | Post-Apocalyptic
“An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. Continue reading
Er ist wieder da (Look Who’s Back) by Timur Vermes; Jamie Bulloch (Translator) (2012)
Fiction | Contemporary | Satire
Foreign Film/Not Rated
“Berlin, Summer 2011. Adolf Hitler wakes up on a patch of open ground, alive and well. Things have changed – no Eva Braun, no Nazi party, no war. Hitler barely recognises his beloved Fatherland, filled with immigrants and run by a woman. Continue reading
Half Bad (Half Bad #1) by Sally Green (2014)
YA Fiction | Fantasy/Magical Realism
“Wanted by no one.
Hunted by everyone.
Sixteen-year-old Nathan lives in a cage: beaten, shackled, trained to kill. In a modern-day England where two warring factions of witches live amongst humans, Nathan is an abomination, the illegitimate son of the world’s most terrifying and violent witch, Marcus. Nathan’s only hope for survival is Continue reading
Red Rising (Red Rising #1) by Pierce Brown (2014)
Fiction | Sci-Fi | Dystopia
“I live for the dream that my children will be born free,” she says. “That they will be what they like. That they will own the land their father gave them.”
“I live for you,” I say sadly.
Eo kisses my cheek. “Then you must live for more.”
Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Continue reading