Dystopian · review · young adult

The Death Cure – James Dashner

“It’s a very old axiom, but do you believe the end can justify the means? When there’s no choice left?” Blurb: “WICKED has taken everything from Thomas: his life, his memories, and now his only friends—the Gladers. But it’s finally over. The trials are complete, after one final test.” Brief Note: I am aware of… Continue reading The Death Cure – James Dashner

Dystopian · Rereads · review · young adult

Reread | The Scorch Trials

“The flare always wins in the end. You lose any chance of being rational, having common sense, having compassion. You lose your humanity.” Blurb: “Thomas was sure that escape from the Maze would mean freedom for him and the Gladers. But WICKED isn’t done yet. Phase Two has just begun. The Scorch.” Brief Note: I… Continue reading Reread | The Scorch Trials

Dystopian · Rereads · review · young adult

Reread | The Maze Runner

“If you ain’t scared, you ain’t human.” Blurb: “Outside the towering stone walls that surround the Glade is a limitless, ever-changing maze. It’s the only way out—and no one’s ever made it through alive. Everything is going to change. Then a girl arrives. The first girl ever. And the message she delivers is terrifying.” Brief… Continue reading Reread | The Maze Runner

adult fiction · Dystopian · review · Uncategorized

Ready Player One – Ernest Cline

"These three words were always the last thing an Oasis player saw before leaving the real world and entering the virtual one: Ready Player One." Blurb: "In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the… Continue reading Ready Player One – Ernest Cline

Dystopian · review · young adult

All Rights Reserved – Gregory Scott Katsoulis

“I made the sign of the zippered lips, and I silently vowed I would never speak again.”   Blurb: “In a world where every word and gesture is copyrighted, patented or trademarked, one girl elects to remain silent.” *This book was sent to me by the publisher in exchange for an honest review* Trigger Warnings:… Continue reading All Rights Reserved – Gregory Scott Katsoulis

Dystopian · review · young adult

Only Ever Yours – Louise O’Neill

“You may have been perfectly designed but there is always room for improvement.” Blurb: “In a world in which baby girls are no longer born naturally, women are bred in schools, trained in the arts of pleasing men until they are ready for the outside world. At graduation, the most highly rated girls become “companions”,… Continue reading Only Ever Yours – Louise O’Neill

adaptations · Dystopian · review · young adult

Book To Movie Talk | Allegiant

*not spoiler free* When I saw the first trailer for Allegiant, my expectations were low. As more trailers and teasers were released my expectations continued to sink. I doubted the film itself would be good let alone accurate. I knew going into the cinema screen that this adaptation would not be the Allegiant I hold… Continue reading Book To Movie Talk | Allegiant

Dystopian · review · young adult

Blood, Ink And Fire – Ashley Mansour

Blurb: “Imagine a world without books… In the future, books are a distant memory. The written word has been replaced by an ever-present stream of images known as Verity. In the controlling dominion of the United Vales of Fell, reading is obsolete and forbidden, and readers themselves do not—cannot—exist. But where others see images in… Continue reading Blood, Ink And Fire – Ashley Mansour

Dystopian · review · young adult

New World: Rising – Jennifer Wilson

  Blurb: “Since witnessing her parents' murders at the age of eleven, Phoenix's only purpose in life has been to uphold her mother's dying words- to be strong and survive. But surviving outside of The Walls- outside of The Sanctuary- is more like a drawn-out death sentence. A cruel and ruthless city, Tartarus is run… Continue reading New World: Rising – Jennifer Wilson