Favorite book on a dystopian society?

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Re: Favorite book on a dystopian society?

Post by bluemel4 » 13 Mar 2015, 07:13

This is my favorite book genre so I have a lot of books that are my "favorite." Each one of these opened my eyes to viewing the world in a different way. They have great commentary about our current society. They serve as wonderful cautionary tales.

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
The maze runner by James Dashner
Starters Series by Lissa Price
Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion
Feed by M.T. Anderson
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Delirium Series by Lauren Oliver
Silo Series by Hugh Howey
The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Brandbury
Uglies Series by Scott Westerfeld
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Colllins
1984 George Orwell
World War Z by Max Brooks
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
The Walking Dead Graphic Novels by Robert Kirkman
Xenogenesis Series by Octavia Butler
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Post by rose081900 » 15 Mar 2015, 13:26

My favorites would be The Hunger Games and Divergent series!

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Post by sirspray » 16 Mar 2015, 13:14

1984 all the way

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Post by Lorirainbowbright » 22 Feb 2016, 19:20

My Favorite are the 3 book series of The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken. I was sucked in from the first page unit the very end. I am in love and Liam, and I really liked Ruby as well.

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Post by Gannon » 22 Feb 2016, 19:46

There are so many, but one of the most recent ones that I really enjoyed was "The Passage" by Justin Cronin. However the sequel "The Twelve" was not as good.
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Post by the biblophile » 03 Aug 2016, 19:43

WE, by Russian writer Zamritan.

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Post by Jane Doe » 06 Aug 2016, 13:05

Legend by Marie Lu

This book is fast paced and had me hooked from the start!

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Post by lolashoes » 16 Aug 2016, 21:17

The Hunger Games for sure. I particularly love the first one.

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Post by Bill » 18 Aug 2016, 14:23

Flow my Tears the Policeman said by Phillip K. Dick.

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Post by the biblophile » 18 Aug 2016, 14:55

what is that book about, I have read other books by Dick, but I never heard of that one

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Post by Bill » 20 Aug 2016, 15:27

Flow my tears the policeman said is the story of Jason Traveler. He is a famous person who loses his identity. It isn't that he no longer is famous but instead has no identity anymore whatsoever so he was thrust into this brutal dystopian landscape in an effort to find out who he is and who he was. It's a really fascinating read.

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Post by jamesabr » 22 Dec 2016, 17:00

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. It's my favorite dystopian book because it manages to elicit critical thought on how the future may be (at least for me).

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Post by Kitkat3 » 20 Apr 2017, 20:40

Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale is a really good one. I also liked 1984 and Fahrenheit 451. I haven't read The Road yet. I really want to though.

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Post by christinac_2585 » 20 Apr 2017, 21:14

I have to say the best ones I have read so far is the Divergent Series. I really enjoyed the world that the author setup and how everything in society worked.
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Post by Jackie Levy » 03 May 2017, 09:53

I am not sure if this is dystopian it not but I love the Maze Runner series it's a very good read that has you in the edge of your seat and always guessing what's going to happen.

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