Tag: Dystopian

All These Things I’ve Done by Gabrielle Zevin

Anya Balanchine has a lot on her plate for a 16 year old girl. She is the daughter of a mafiya boss. Her mother took a hit intended for her father. The accident rendered her brother mentally handicapped. A few years later her father was murdered in his own study. Anya’s grandmother came to live with them as their legal guardian. Now Nana’s health is […]

Review: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Mockingjay#3 in the Hunger Games TrilogyAuthor – Suzanne CollinsReviewer – StephanieRating – 5; Nearly Perfect; A KeeperReading Level – Young AdultGenre – DystopianPages – EBookPublisher – Scholastic PressISBN: 9780545317801Release Date – 8/2010Source – Purchased DISCLAIMER: THIS REVIEW WILL CONTAIN SPOLIERS OF THE FIRST TWO BOOKS IN THE HUNGER GAMES TRILOGY AND MOCKINGJAY. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!In the breathtaking final chapter of the Hunger Games […]

Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire#2 in the Hunger Games TrilogyAuthor – Suzanne CollinsRating – 5; Nearly Perfect; A KeeperReading Level – Young AdultGenre – DystopianPages – 391Publisher – Scholastic PressISBN: 978-0-439-02349-8Release Date – 2009Source – Public Library Summary:Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark won the annual competition described in Hunger Games, but the aftermath leaves these victors with no sense of triumph. Instead, they have become the poster boys […]

Review: Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Wither#1 in the Chemical Garden TrilogyAuthor – Lauren DeStefanoRating – A- Nearly Perfect; A Keeper/2 – Implied or mildReading Level – Young AdultPages – 358Publisher – Simon and Schuster BFYRRelease Date – 2011Source – Public Library Lauren DeStefano creates an incredibly addictive world in Wither. It is set in some unknown date in the not so distant future. The world has been decimated by nuclear war […]