Genre: Dystopia

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ARC Review: Fire & Flood by Victoria Scott

ARC Review: Fire & Flood by Victoria Scott

February 16, 2014 Review 50 ★★★

Tella Holloway is losing it. Her brother is sick, and when a dozen doctors can’t determine what’s wrong, her parents decide to move to Montana for the fresh air. She’s lost her friends, her parents are driving her crazy, her brother is dying—and she’s helpless to change anything. Read more »

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DNF Review: Uninvited by Sophie Jordan

DNF Review: Uninvited by Sophie Jordan

January 27, 2014 Review 65 ★½

When Davy Hamilton’s tests come back positive for Homicidal Tendency Syndrome (HTS)-aka the kill gene-she loses everything. Her boyfriend ditches her, her parents are scared of her, and she can forget about her bright future at Juilliard. Davy doesn’t feel any different, but genes don’t lie. One day she will kill someone. Read more »

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ARC Review: Pawn by Aimee Carter

ARC Review: Pawn by Aimee Carter

January 19, 2014 Review 38 ★★★

For Kitty Doe, it seems like an easy choice. She can either spend her life as a III in misery, looked down upon by the higher ranks and forced to leave the people she loves, or she can become a VII and join the most powerful family in the country.

If she says yes, Kitty will be Masked—surgically transformed into Lila Hart, the Prime Minister’s niece, who died under mysterious circumstances. As a member of the Hart family, she will be famous. She will be adored. And for the first time, she will matter. Read more »

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Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth

Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth

January 9, 2014 Review 30 ★★★★★

In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue–Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is–she can’t have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself. Read more »

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