Dystopian Reviews

Acid by Emma Pass

Date published: 1st May 2013 Publisher: Random House AU (Corgi Children’s) Format: Paperback, 448 pages ISBN 13: 9780552566148 Categories: YA – Dystopian Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided by the publisher for review Challenge: 2013 Début Author Challenge 2113. In Jenna Strong’s world, ACID – the most brutal, controlling police force in history – rule supreme. No throwaway comment […]

Fuse by Julianna Baggott

Date published: 14th February 2013 Publisher: Headline (Hachette AU) Format: Paperback, 448 pages Series: Pure, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9780755385539 ISBN 10: 0755385535 Categories: Dystopian, Post Apocalyptic Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided by the publisher for review After a young Wretch is abducted by the Dome and ‘cleansed’ of her fusings and imperfections, she is only able to repeat the […]

The Eternity Cure by Julie Kagawa

Date published: 1st May 2013 Publisher: HarlequinTeen AU Format: Paperback, 428 pages Series: Blood of Eden, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9781743562604 Categories: YA – Vampires, Dystopia Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher In Allison Sekemoto’s world, there is one rule left: Blood Calls to blood. Cast out of Eden and separated from the boy […]

The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

Date published: 11th December 2012 Publisher: HarperCollins Australia Format: Paperback, 488 pages Series: The Darkest Minds, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9780732294588 Categories: YA Fantasy, Dystopia Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and […]

The Prey by Andrew Fukuda

Date published: 1st February 2013 Publisher: Simon & Schuster AU Format: Paperback, Australian Edition, 336 pages Series: The Hunt, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9780732292621 Categories: Dystopian, Vampires Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher Gene and the remaining humans – or hepers – are on the run. hunted by society, they must find a way to survive in […]

Starters by Lissa Price

Date published: 5th April 2012 Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers (Random House AU) Format: Paperback, UK Edition, 336 pages Series: Starters and Enders, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9780857531353 ISBN 10: 0857531352 Categories: YA Science Fiction, Dystopian Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: purchased First, Callie lost her parents. Then she lost her home. And, finally, she lost her body. […]

The Farm by Emily McKay

Date published: 21st November 2012 Publisher: Penguin Australia Format: Paperback, 420 pages Series: The Farm, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781405909259 ISBN10: 1405909250 Categories: YA – Dystopia, Vampires Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher For Lily and her twin sister, Mel, there is only the Farm … It’s a prison, a blood bank, a death […]

Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi

Date published: 1st February 2013 Publisher: Allen & Unwin AU Format: Paperback, 461 pages Series: The Juliette Chronicles, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9781743310939 Categories: YA – Dystopia Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher Our lips touch and I know I’m going to split at the seams. He kisses me softly then strongly […]

Prodigy by Marie Lu

Date published: 30th January 2013 Publisher: Razorbill (Penguin AU) Format: Paperback, 368 pages Series: Legend, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9780141344096 ISBN10: 0141344091 Categories: YA – Dystopia Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher After escaping from the Republic’s stronghold of Los Angeles, June and Day arrive in Vegas just as the unthinkable happens: the Elector […]

When We Wake by Karen Healey

Date published: 27th January 2013 Publisher: Allen & Unwin AU Format: Paperback, 291 pages ISBN 13: 9781742378084 Categories: YA – Dystopia, Science Fiction Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher Challenge: 2013 Australian Woman Writers Reading Challenge My name is Tegan Oglietti and on the last day of my first lifetime I was so, so happy. Sixteen-year-old […]