2017 · 3 Stars · Book Reviews · Dystopia · Young Adult

The Maze Runner │ James Dashner

Synopsis: If you ain’t scared, you ain’t human. When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He’s surrounded by strangers—boys whose memories are also gone. Nice to meet ya, shank. Welcome to the Glade. Outside the towering stone walls that surround the Glade is a limitless, ever-changing… Continue reading The Maze Runner │ James Dashner

2 Stars · 2017 · Book Reviews · Dystopia · Fantasy · Young Adult

Gilded Cage │ Vic James

Synopsis: Not all are free. Not all are equal. Not all will be saved. Our world belongs to the Equals — aristocrats with magical gifts — and all commoners must serve them for ten years. But behind the gates of England’s grandest estate lies a power that could break the world. A girl thirsts for… Continue reading Gilded Cage │ Vic James

2017 · 3 Stars · Adult · Book Reviews · Dystopia · Science Fiction

Golden Son │ Pierce Brown

Synopsis: With shades of The Hunger Games, Ender’s Game, and Game of Thrones, debut author Pierce Brown’s genre-defying epic Red Rising hit the ground running and wasted no time becoming a sensation. Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom from the… Continue reading Golden Son │ Pierce Brown

2017 · 5 Stars · Adult · Book Reviews · Dystopia · Fiction · Science Fiction

Red Rising │ Pierce Brown

Synopsis: Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will… Continue reading Red Rising │ Pierce Brown

2017 · 5 Stars · Book Reviews · Dystopia · Science Fiction · Young Adult

Scythe │ Neal Shusterman

Synopsis: Thou shalt kill. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and… Continue reading Scythe │ Neal Shusterman