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Subject: What are some good YA Dystopian books?
Date Posted: 10/23/2011 4:22 PM ET
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I read The Hunger Games series and Delirium and loved them both. I am looking for other books with similar styles. So what have been your favorite YA dystopian novels?

Date Posted: 10/23/2011 8:21 PM ET
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I loved Divergent and another that was really good was Birthmarked. Also the Uglies series by Scott Westerfield, Matched by Ally Condie and I just read Glow which was good too but a little more science fiction than the others. There are so many good ones out that I am still waiting to read. I love dystopian books.

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Date Posted: 10/25/2011 8:35 AM ET
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"The Giver" - Lois Lowry

"The Bar Code Tattoo" - Suzanne Weyn

Date Posted: 10/25/2011 2:22 PM ET
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Some stuff that hasn't already been mentioned - I really liked Inside Out by Maria V. Snyder, the Gone series by Michael Grant (Gone, Hunger, etc), and the Maze Runner series by James Dashner.

Date Posted: 10/25/2011 8:29 PM ET
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Enclave was actually pretty good.
Date Posted: 10/29/2011 7:52 PM ET
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I liked Awaken and Across the Universe  and Wither as well as others that have already been mentioned.

Date Posted: 2/9/2012 1:59 AM ET
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I've just discovered dystopian, thanks to Hunger Games. i really enjoyed Legend by Marie Lu. I think  Blood Red Road (Moira Young) is also dystopian and I've heard good things

 

Date Posted: 2/9/2012 3:26 AM ET
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Not quite dystopia, but Daughter of Smoke and Bone was great.  

Date Posted: 3/7/2012 1:22 PM ET
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The forest of Hands and teeth series by Carrie Ryan is amazing!

Date Posted: 3/29/2012 5:26 PM ET
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"Angel Fall" by Susan Ee was one of the most amazing books I have ever read. It's more post apocalyptic but you should check it out. The ebook is 1.99 and the paperback 12.99.

Ebook

http://www.amazon.com/Angelfall-Penryn-Days-Book-ebook/dp/B00522V6DQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1333056015&sr=8-1

Paperback

http://www.amazon.com/Angelfall-Penryn-End-Days-Book/dp/0983597014/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1333056015&sr=8-1

Date Posted: 4/27/2012 10:18 PM ET
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my 16 yo daughter just finished the Mazerunner series and loved it. she gives Divergent a thumbs up also.
Date Posted: 4/28/2012 12:07 PM ET
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"Shatter Me"!!! Just read it and its great!

Date Posted: 4/28/2012 5:13 PM ET
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I loved Shatter Me! And I am eagerly anticipating Insurgent to be released.
Date Posted: 5/1/2012 9:49 AM ET
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Yeah I am not usually into Dystopian books but "Shatter Me" was great!

I loved the characters! Can't wait fo rthe 2nd one.

 

Oh hey! McKenna!!! Its you!

Its me - Wendy from wall-to-wall books!



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Subject: Hey Wendy! Good to see you!
Date Posted: 5/1/2012 5:16 PM ET
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Date Posted: 5/5/2012 6:13 AM ET
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My favorite, hands down is "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline. If there ever was a book begging to be made into a movie, this is it.