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YA Recommendations for Handmaid’s Tale Fans

  • July 26, 2017

Have you binge watched Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian classic Handmaid’s Tale yet? This startling TV miniseries, starring Elisabeth Moss as the heroine Offred, is a deeply unsettling look at life in a religious extremist patriarchal society that only values women for childbearing. Published in 1985, The Handmaid’s Tale is one of the most famous and earliest dystopian novels […]

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5 YA Dystopian Series To Binge on

  • October 9, 2016

YA Dystopian Series Finally, it’s fall and that crisp chill in the air is the perfect excuse to spend the days wrapped up in a blanket with hot cider or chocolate and a book or Kindle in hand. These YA dystopian series have enough books out or are complete so you can binge-read. So lean […]

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Book Gear YA Dystopian Fans Love

  • September 21, 2016

These days if you love a YA book you can literally wear it. From Alexander Wang’s ‘Divergent’-Inspired Collection for H&M to Katniss-inspired cuff earrings, contemporary readers—and dystopian fans especially—can rep their reading with scarves, jewelry, T-shirts and hats like never before. Here’s a taste of what’s popular: Etsy Book Gear The creative entrepreneurs on the Etsy global […]

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Books for YA Dystopian Fans of Any Age

Are you a YA dystopian and post-apocalyptic addict? Guilty as charged. Maybe you’re one of those readers who devours books, YA dystopian in particular, and you’ve finally run out of things to read. Fortunately, for every awesome YA dystopian novel, there’s a novel written for an adult audience that’s a perfect match. Wandering away from […]

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5 Signs You’re in a Dystopian Novel

  • July 12, 2016

Telltale signs you’re in a dystopian novel: The world is closing in on you. Gradually things have shifted about your environment and society until you wake up one morning and realize that the world as you know it has radically changed. In those first few moments of disorientation, you have to ask yourself…are you in […]

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What character are you in a dystopian novel?

Dystopian Heroine Quiz Are you as obsessed with personality quizzes as I am? Turns out I’m an ARCHITECT, and it says a lot about my writing and reading interests—and how I’d fight the power in a dystopian or post-apocalyptic situation. I’ve been thinking a lot about the different dystopian characters out there and having fun […]

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5 YA Dystopian & Post-Apocalyptic Novels for 2016

YA dystopian and post-apocalyptic novels are hotter than ever! Things are heating up out there, and it’s time to cool down in the AC with a good book…or brave the warmth for a spot on the sand with a beach bag filled with books. Here are five reads to dive into this summer. On the […]

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Who’s Your Dystopian Fashion Twin?

High Fashion in Dystopian Times Dystopian novels might take place in post-apocalyptic worlds, but the revolutionary heroines of these powerful novels are not living in a post-fashion era. A whole new world means new rules for politics, social classes, romance, and dystopian fashion too. You might be fighting the powers that be in a head-to-toe ball gown, […]

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