Post Apocalyptic

Post-apocalyptic fiction is set in a world or civilization after such a disaster. The time frame may be immediately after the catastrophe, focusing on the travails or psychology of survivors, or considerably later, often including the theme that the existence of pre-catastrophe civilization has been forgotten (or mythologized). Post-apocalyptic stories often take place in an agrarian, non-technological future world, or a world where only scattered elements of technology remain. There is a considerable degree of blurring between this form of science fiction and that which deals with dystopias.

The Girl with All the Gifts
The Murder Complex (The Murder Complex, #1)
Prince of Fools (The Red Queen’s War, #1)
The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling, #1)
In the End (In the After, #2)
Wings (Black City, #3)
Dark Days
Robogenesis (Robopocalypse, #2)
Mirror X (The Van Winkle Project, #1)
The Revealed
Blackout (Darkness Trilogy, #1)
The Walking Dead, Issue #128
The Garden of Darkness
After the End (After the End #1)


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  • The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
    Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
    Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
    Divergent (Divergent, #1)
    Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
    The Selection (The Selection, #1)
    Champion (Legend, #3)
    Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1)
    Ignite Me (Shatter Me, #3)
    Requiem (Delirium, #3)
    The Girl with All the Gifts
    The Initiate (Divergent 0.2)
    Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
    Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
    The Road
    The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
    Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
    Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
    The Stand
    Divergent (Divergent, #1)
    Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam Trilogy, #1)
    Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
    Wool Omnibus (Silo, #1)
    The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
    Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
    The 5th Wave (The Fifth Wave, #1)
    The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1)
    Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1)
    A Canticle for Leibowitz (St. Leibowitz, #1)

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