Any good books to read?

I need a good book to read. I like sci-if and utopian, e.g matched, uglies. Thanks

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  • 8 years ago
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    Here are some good dystopian themed books like Matched and Uglies. I won't mention Hunger Games, because you probably already read it or chose not to.

    Across the Universe by Beth Revis - When 17-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo on a spaceship, she expects to be thawed 300 years later upon arrival at a new planet. However, her world turns upside down when she is awakened fifty years too early and finds herself embroiled in the mystery surrounding the attempted murders of frozen passengers.

    The Shore of Monsters by David J. Nix – Five generations earlier, a horde of monsters nearly obliterated humanity. All males are dead or ruined by a monster plague; words like 'father' and 'romance' have lost meaning. When teenager Sky joins an expedition to the shore that falls apart, she must survive amongst the monsters that roam the ruins. She gets unexpected help from a very surprising source.

    Blood Red Road (Dustlands) by Moira Young – In a post-apocalyptic future, 18-year-old Saba’s twin brother is stolen by black-clad riders. When tough-as-nails Saba launches a relentless search to recover him, she must fight for her life in gladiator cages, overcome enemies both creature and human, and learn to trust others for the first time.

    Delirium by Lauren Oliver – In the tightly controlled society of a future America, love is forbidden, classified as ‘deliria’ by authorities. Three months before her 18th birthday and a mandatory procedure to ‘cure’ her deliria, Lena meets Alex, who sends her heart aflutter. As love blossoms between the two, Lena questions what she has always been told about love, and begins to consider not submitting to the cure.

    Divergent by Veronica Roth – In a future dystopian Chicago, each 16-year old must choose to belong one of five factions, each of which represents a dominant personality trait. For most the choice is easy – simply follow the results an aptitude test. For Beatrice, however, the choice is not simple. What she decides promises to put her in danger, and possibly tilt the entire balance of society.

    Enclave by Ann Aguirre – In a shattered, post-apocalyptic world, 15-year old Deuce’s dream has come true. She has been named a Huntress, trusted by her community to brave the world outside of the sheltering tunnels and the threat of monstrous Freaks to bring meet to the tribe.

    The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan – Seven generations have passed since the Return, a plague that reanimates dead humans into creatures that feed on the living. Teenager Mary lives inside one of the last enclaves of uninfected, protected by a chain link fence that surrounds her village. When the fence is breached, Mary flees the village with a small band of survivors.

    Incarceron by Catherine Fisher – Incarceron is a prison so vast that it is self-sustaining. Generations of prisoners are born inside, doomed to a life in prison. The novel weaves two story lines: that of 17-year old Finn, who hopes to become only the second person to break out of the prison, and Claudia, the warden's daughter who hopes to escape an arranged marriage.

    Maze Runner by James Dashner - When Thomas arrives in the Glade, he remembers nothing but his name, just like the dozens of other teen boys who arrived before him. The Glade, which is surrounded by an impenetrable maze, is closed at night to guard against the creatures that roam the darkness, but open for exploration during the day. How will they escape?

    Shipbreaker by Paolo Bacigalupi – In a near future of rising seas, no oil, and extreme poverty, a teenager works as a shipbreaker - one who salvages rusting ships for parts. When he finds a wrecked super-yacht after a storm, he thinks his days of poverty are over. However, he gets swept into an adventure when bad people come for the one survivor of the wreck - a rich, beautiful girl who owns the vessel.

    Unwind by Neal Shusterman - In post-war future, the abortion debate has been solved through compromise. Parents may elect to have their teenage children "unwound", a process where the teens organs and body parts are harvested for others. The story follows three runaway Unwinds, each discarded for behavior, religious, or economic reasons.

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  • 8 years ago

    Delirium - Lauren Oliver

    Divergent - Veronica Roth

    Enclave - Ann Aguirre

    The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood

    Wither - Lauren Destefano

    Inside Out - Maria V Snyder

    Eve - Anna Carey

    Gone - Michael Grant

    Brave New World - Aldous Huxley

    Unwind - Neal Shusterman

    Shatter Me - Tahereh Mafi

    Under the Never Sky - Veronica Rossi

    The Maze Runner - James Dashner

    Article 5 - Kristen Simmons

    Legend - Marie Lu

    Noughts and Crosses - Malorie Blackman

    Birthmarked - Caragh M O'Brien

  • 5 years ago

    You can go to and search:

    "Lost from Atlantis Book 1" - Book 2 is coming out soon, Book 3 is in editing and will be out soon too.

    "Death by Murder David Lindsay" - you have to search that way. There's a lot of sex in it.

    and "Super Spaghetti."

    They're all available for free right now through Kindle Unlimited, which you can get with a free trial - Google how to get it. Then you can read it online or with a free Kindle phone app if you don't have a Kindle.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    It's not fiction, but I recommend What Einstein Told His Barber by Robert L. Wolke. It's a real breeze to get through and you might even learn a thing or too about some interesting topics.

    Source(s): I picked it up and spent the next 4 hours unable to stop reading it. It was that much fun.
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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Les Misérables by Victor Hugo. It's fabulous. It's literary, but a great work.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Anything from Kelley Armstrong. She is an incredible writer. One of my most favorite one in her large collection is "Bitten." Yes, this one is of a werewolf, but its far from the cliché crap. I love her syntax and the story lines.

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