Apocalyptic is from the word apocalypse, referring to the end of the world.

Apocalyptic fiction focuses on the end of civilization either through nuclear war, plague, or other global catastrophic risk.

Apocalyptic literature is a genre of religious writing centered on visions of the end of time.

Many apocalyptic stories focus on stories that are on the brink of the end of the world of the civilization. Post-apocalyptic fiction is set in a world or civilization after such a disaster.

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The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1)
The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave, #2)
Station Eleven
The Death Cure (Maze Runner, #3)
The Last Girl (The Dominion Trilogy, #1)
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Bird Box
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Pines (Wayward Pines, #1)
The Kill Order (Maze Runner, #0.5)
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
The Walking Dead, Vol. 25: No Turning Back
The Road
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
The Stand
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1)
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
Station Eleven
Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1)
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1)
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
Alas, Babylon
World After (Penryn & the End of Days, #2)
The Dead and the Gone (Last Survivors, #2)

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So what if I don't learn algebra?' 'Someday schools will be open again,' Mom said. 'Things will be normal. You need to do your work now for when that happens.' 'That's never going to happen,' Jon said. 'And even if schools do open up somewhere, they're not going to open up here. There aren't enough people left.' 'We don't know how many people are like us, holed up, making do until times get better.' 'I bet whoever they are, they aren't studying algebra,' Jon said.
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