Review written by Dayshine
The world is in a state of chaos except for one place, the Land of Opium, the setting of Nancy Farmer’s Matteo Alacran duology beginning with The House of the Scorpion and concluding with The Lord of Opium. 692 more words
“Where nothing is ever what it seems”
Genre: Dystopian Suspense, Sci-fi, YA, Speculative fiction
Similar to: The Hunger Games.
Could be enjoyed by: Fans of YA, especially if you feel like you’re growing out of the genre a little. 1,094 more words
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IF YOU LIKE: Alias Grace, Orphan Black
OVERVIEW: Set in the future where the birth rate is plummeting, fertile women become a hot commodity and are therefore forced into sexual and child-bearing activities for couples of higher social classes. 106 more words
Children of the Furnace by Brin Murray. Pub. Copy Press Books Nelson, 2018.
This is dystopian fiction at it’s very best. I wasn’t ready for it because much of the book leaves you in despair for Wil the 15 year old main character who is brutally treated for most of the book but rises above it all to leave the reader with hope at the end. 380 more words