Wither

Wither (The Chemical Garden #1) by Lauren DeStefano (2011)

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YA Fiction | Dystopia
3 StarsBlurb:

“By age sixteen, Rhine Ellery has four years left to live. She can thank modern science for this genetic time bomb. A botched effort to create a perfect race has left all males with a lifespan of 25 years, and females with a lifespan of 20 years. Geneticists are seeking a miracle antidote to restore the human race, desperate orphans crowd the population, crime and poverty have skyrocketed, and young girls are being kidnapped and sold as polygamous brides to bear more children. Continue reading

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Advanced

Advanced (Tainted Earth #4) by Susanne valentine (2018)
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Advanced

YA Fiction | Dystopian Sci-Fi
4 StarsBlurb:

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“The world is evolving faster than anyone could have predicted and time is running out to stop the clock and make sure that no one else loses their humanity. With a choice between fighting back and finding a way to survive in this cold new world, Kaitlyn and Lincoln have to face a choice. Save themselves or risk it all to try and save everyone. Nothing is as it used to be and the world cannot be trusted. The only thing they can truly be sure of now is each other. But can they find a way to stay together?”
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Happy Pub. Day! | Alarum

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TODAY IS THE DAY!!! The (YA) Post-Apocalyptic Western ALARUM, the first book in the Walking Shadows saga (a series of standalone novels) by author Talis Jones, is OUT NOW! I was lucky enough to read an eARC and this book totally surprised me! It’s a bit Book of Eli meets Godless meets The Knife of Never Letting Go, which had me pretty excited. Keep reading for an exclusive excerpt, playlist, a fan trailer, and more!  Continue reading

Reactive

Reactive (The Elite Trials #1) by Becky Moynihan (2018)
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YA Fiction | Dystopia
3.5 StarsBlurb:

“AN INESCAPABLE CITY. THREE DEADLY TRIALS. ONE WAY OUT.

For eleven years, Lune Tatum, adopted daughter
of the Supreme Elite, does as she’s told.
She doesn’t ask questions.
She trains for the Trials. She follows the rules.

And she wants out.  Continue reading

Adapted

Adapted (Tainted Earth #3) by Susanne Valenti (2018)
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adapted

YA Fiction | Dystopian Sci-Fi
4 StarsBlurb:

“Held by forces they didn’t foresee, Kaitlyn and her friends must try to hold onto their humanity whilst battling for their freedom. In a cage built of fear, they have no choice but to follow the path before them. Kept away from her heart’s desire, Kaitlyn must find her own strength to resist the New Day. Without a way out, they have no chance of restoring the world to what it once was. They must do the only thing they can: fight.”
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Quelling

Quelling (The Purification Era #2) by Angie Grigaliunas (2018)
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YA Fiction | Fantasy Dystopia
4.5 stars
Blurb:

“Stay low, act loyal, and don’t drawn attention.

For years, Rabreah has longed to overthrow the power-abusing Hulcondans who control her city. Yet in the wake of an unauthorized rebel attack, Lord Masrekah takes over the hunt for the “terrorists” – and it’s only a matter of time until he figures out her secret. If he hasn’t already. And while Rabreah finds relief in Sorek’s return, his easy infiltration of the enemy ushers in questions of where exactly his loyalties lie.  Continue reading

Sowing

Sowing (The Purification Era #1) by Angie Grigaliunas (2016)
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YA Fiction | Fantasy | Dystopia
4.5 starsBlurb:

“They can take your house, your daughter, whatever they want.

For Ariliah, life under the militarized Hulcondans is one of order and safety. Despite the soldiers’ ruthless policies, she trusts their judgment. Beyond the city wall, enemies lurk – a vicious race bent on devouring humanity. And if anything ever happened to the protectors, nothing would keep them out.

For her older sister, Rabreah, every glance from a Hulcondan is a threat. Continue reading