Tag: Hunger Games

#ReadWomen

A few months ago (from what I understand), a popular blogger in the Booklr Community, ladybookmad, came up with the idea to hold a challenge for the month of December called #ReadWomen. Anyone who wanted to participate would read only books authored by women for an entire month. I didn’t hear about it when the

The Handmaid’s Tale

In today’s world of social justice, we are fighting many battles:  sexuality, gender identity, misogyny (race too, but that’s another post and another day). In all of these, we are fighting for the right over our bodies however we see fit, without judgment, without bias, without persecution. Sometimes it seems like we are winning…sometimes it

Divergent

Divergent. I’m not even sure where to start with this review. I loved this series when I read it the first time. I blew through it as fast as my grubby little hands could get it from the library (and that, unfortunately, was not very fast…). It is the very epitome of tragic dystopian trilogy.

The Scorch Trials

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!! Holy Freaking Cow, you guys. I thought The Maze Runner was intense. Then I read the sequel. This series is CRAZY. Hunger Games meets Divergent crazy. It really makes you think about what could happen when our society goes bonkers. Kids killing kids, psychotic madness. Adults controlling things in ways that should never ever happen. Be ready

The Maze Runner

In my last post, I talked about my recent love for fantasy. Another genre that I’ve picked up on is Dystopian Fiction. It’s interesting–when I was growing up, the future still looked bright. We had The Jetsons, we had Back to the Future. Even Jurassic Park had some cool technology…even if it was horrifying. What does the future
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