What are some good Dystopian themed books?
I really like books that are set in a Dystopian society. I have the Hunger Games series, Divergent series and the Unwind series, any suggestions??
- ArabellaLv 77 years agoFavorite Answer
Matched - Ally Condie
Delirium - Lauren Oliver
Under the Never Sky - Veronica Rossi
Legend - Marie Lu
Article 5 - Kristen Simmons
Wither - Lauren Destefano
Uglies - Scott Westerfeld
Birthmarked - Caragh M O'Brien
Noughts and Crosses - Malorie Blackman
Enclave - Ann Aguirre
The Maze Runner - James Dashner
Eve - Anna Carey
Shatter Me - Tahereh Mafi
Inside Out - Maria V Snyder
Gone - Michael Grant
- Larkin LLv 77 years ago
Shatter Me,Tahereh Mafi
Divergent, Victoria Roth
Legend by Marie Lu
- ALv 57 years ago
The Ward by Jordana Frankel
Starters by Lissa Price
Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
XVI by Julia Karr
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi
The Selection by Kiera Cass
Immortal City by Scott Speer
- oldscholl88Lv 77 years ago
Damnation Alley by Roger Zealzanly
The Stand by Stephen King
I AM Legend by Richard Matheson
The Running man by Stephen King
1984 by George Orwell
Dark Tower Series by Stephen King
LOrd of the Flies by
Farheniet 451 by Ray Bradbury
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The Uglies Series by Scott Westerfield
- 7 years ago
the gone series by michael grant but be warned you might cry a lot bc i did also uglies by scott westerfield and 1984
Fahrenheit 451, 1984 or something like that, the giver
- Anonymous7 years ago
You could try out some classics, 1984 is a favourite amongst many! :)
- Dane CoriellLv 67 years ago
Here are several recent dystopian novels aimed at young adults like those you mentioned.
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.
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.
Matched by Allie Condy – In Cassia’s society, officials determine everything for you: what you will eat, what job you will have, and who you will marry. Cassia begins to consider the unthinkable: of rebelling against the predetermined path of her life and choosing for herself.
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.
The Uglies by Scott Westerfield – In a future society, a mandatory operation at age 16 wipes out physical differences, turning "Uglies" into "Pretties". The Pretties are allowed freedom to play, while the Uglies jealously await their turn. Ugly Tally has gotten into trouble that may forfeit her operation unless she helps trap a band of rebels.Source(s): http://dystopianrealms.blogspot.com