YA Dystopia Novels
Teen books about dystopian societies.
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725 books · 8,194 voters · list created June 11th, 2009 by Laura (votes) .
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message 132: by Tess (new)

Tess Awesome list.


message 131: by Erin (new)

Erin I love YA dystopia books. They are my favorite kind. I think people should right more of them. Unwind and The Hunger Games trilogy are definitely my favorites.


message 130: by Julie (new)

Julie S. I quite enjoy this list. :)


message 129: by Janaleefish (new)

Janaleefish "The Alliance" by Gerald N. Lund is an aswome dystopian novel without a whole lot of graphic violence and language. Perfect for teens and pre-teens, harder to find, but worth it!


message 128: by Rosa (new)

Rosa Wonderful list. :)


message 127: by Tara (new)

Tara Erin wrote: "I love YA dystopia books. They are my favorite kind. I think people should right more of them. Unwind and The Hunger Games trilogy are definitely my favorites."

IKR! They are best types of books, but Mockingjay was pretty bad.


message 126: by Tara (new)

Tara Tess wrote: "Awesome list."

Absolutely.


message 125: by Hp (new)

Hp Tan Love the Hunger Games series, Chaos Walking series, and The Chrysalids is also an awesome Dystopia novel!


message 124: by Shyrill (new)

Shyrill Silversong Tara wrote: "Erin wrote: "I love YA dystopia books. They are my favorite kind. I think people should right more of them. Unwind and The Hunger Games trilogy are definitely my favorites."

IKR! They are best typ..."


the ending's a big fail for me.


message 123: by [deleted user] (new)

loved this list. i ve read few but I LOVE this genre so im checking out the rest.


message 122: by Abii (new)

Abii Curtis Shyrill wrote: "Tara wrote: "Erin wrote: "I love YA dystopia books. They are my favorite kind. I think people should right more of them. Unwind and The Hunger Games trilogy are definitely my favorites."

IKR! They..."


It wasnt as good as the other 2, but she always said it was going to be a book about the effects of war and loss, and I do understand why she did what she did with the book. It wasnt just about Katniss/peter/gale....


message 121: by Madeline (new)

Madeline Love this list as well. Glad I finnaly know what my favorite genre is! Absolutely love all of the Hunger Games trilogy, the Uglies series, The Last Book in the Universe, and The Giver trilogy (The Giver, Gathering Blue, and The Messenger).


message 120: by Nikki (new)

Nikki Downs Erin wrote: "I love YA dystopia books. They are my favorite kind. I think people should right more of them. Unwind and The Hunger Games trilogy are definitely my favorites."

I have to agree with you. The hunger games and Unwind are also my favorites. Have you read the Mazerunner yet? if not, you really should it's amazing!!


message 119: by Nikki (new)

Nikki Downs Madeline wrote: "Love this list as well. Glad I finnaly know what my favorite genre is! Absolutely love all of the Hunger Games trilogy, the Uglies series, The Last Book in the Universe, and The Giver trilogy (The ..."

The Giver's A Trilogy??


message 118: by Isabelle (new)

Isabelle Antolin i love the hunger games and the ugles series!!


message 117: by Beth (new)

Beth Knappenberger Question: So I have been hearing a lot of buzz about Blood Red Road and about how its such a great book. But people have been mentioning the weird writing style. So what is the writing of that book that is so peculiar to everyone? Blood Red Road (Dustlands, #1) by Moira Young


message 116: by Creator (last edited Dec 24, 2011 12:22AM) (new)

Creator GONE,HUNGER,LIES and PLAGUE and The Declaration, The Resistence and Hunger Games, Cathching Fire, and Mocking Bird are the spark to the fire of YA dystopan novels . With controversy , action and much more ...


message 115: by Maija (new)

Maija Beth wrote: "Question: So I have been hearing a lot of buzz about Blood Red Road and about how its such a great book. But people have been mentioning the weird writing style. So what is the writing of that book..."
It`s written as the lead character doesn`t really know english or she`s lived in forest all her life.
I didn`t read it, but I tried to. The writing style was too disturbing for me to read it.


message 114: by Taylor (new)

Taylor All the books I'm interested in!


message 113: by Allie (new)

Allie I really love all these books. The only books I haven't voted for are the ones I want to read.


message 112: by [deleted user] (new)

Nikki wrote: "Madeline wrote: "Love this list as well. Glad I finnaly know what my favorite genre is! Absolutely love all of the Hunger Games trilogy, the Uglies series, The Last Book in the Universe, and The Gi..."

It absolutely is! That cliffhanger ending in the first isn't really so blurred after all. The other two are not quite as amazing as the first, but still great!


message 111: by Tyler (new)

Tyler Black There are some other good reads on this list check it out if your looking for some other good books to read:

http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/16...


message 110: by Kathy (new)

Kathy Dystopian novels are probably my favourite genre of books! Most of the books on this list I've read and LOVED. Forest of Hands and Teeth, Hunger Games and Divergent etc... All favourites!


message 109: by Holly (last edited Mar 08, 2012 06:00PM) (new)

Holly Kathy wrote: "Dystopian novels are probably my favourite genre of books! Most of the books on this list I've read and LOVED. Forest of Hands and Teeth, Hunger Games and Divergent etc... All favourites!"

Yes, Kathy, I totes agree. OMGOMGOMG gotta listen to one direction music!!! (I'm random)


message 108: by ♥ Marlene♥ (last edited Mar 11, 2012 10:07AM) (new)

♥ Marlene♥ I have just started with the YA dystopian books. Okay I did read The Hunger Games series years ago but lately I've read a lot more:
Uglies series. Okay
The Giver Very good
Declaration very good
Birthmarked very good
Jenna Fox okay
Chaos Walking book 1 and 2 are great.
Delirium. Very good
Matched. did not like book 2

Now I am going to give Unwind a try. This list does help.
I tried Branded and Incarceron but not really getting in to them. Maybe I should give them another try? I guess I prefer the books that have a world a bit singular as us with different rules. (Like love is not allowed or lets say children are not wanted) ;)


message 107: by Enza (new)

Enza I loved divergent! I can not wait until insurgent comes out.


message 106: by ♥ Marlene♥ (last edited Mar 19, 2012 04:45AM) (new)

♥ Marlene♥ Just an update. Thanks for recommending me Unwind. Loved it. it is my number 1 book now.


message 105: by Hernani (new)

Hernani satisfaction guaranteed..


message 104: by Enza (new)

Enza Does anyone have any other good YA Dystopia books they recommend?


message 103: by Rayana (new)

Rayana I seriously wanna marry this list right now! Dystopia Society books are the best!


message 102: by Nic (new)

Nic Ummmmm some of the books on here aren't dystopia


message 101: by ♥ Marlene♥ (new)

♥ Marlene♥ True and some are not for teens. (The Host for one, which I loved) Oh well I still like that I can get recommendations.


message 100: by Riim (new)

Riim BLOOD RED ROAD IS AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


message 99: by Kezia (new)

Kezia Maybe we're not new anymore to dystopian world but Divergent is incredible.
I'm gonna read Hunger Games trilogy next.
Hope it's good


message 98: by Bri (new)

Bri kezia wrote: Maybe we're not new anymore to dystopian world but Divergent is incredible.
I'm gonna read Hunger Games trilogy next.
Hope it's good

i totally agree, divergent was the bets book I've ever read. and the hunger games is amazing too


message 97: by Kit (new)

Kit Honestly I think the only reason the Hunger Games books are fist is because it's advertised a lot and people read them because of it. I've seen plenty of other books in the list that deserve a higher and better rating. Not that I'm not a Hunger Games fan because I am except for MockingJay I really disliked that book.


message 96: by Kezia (new)

Kezia CrushingonGuysFromBooks wrote: "Honestly I think the only reason the Hunger Games books are fist is because it's advertised a lot and people read them because of it. I've seen plenty of other books in the list that deserve a high..."

Yeah... Mockingjay was kinda disappointing


message 95: by Toni (last edited Aug 04, 2012 02:56AM) (new)

Toni you all want to read the uglies series it is amazing cant put it down! read all the hunger games love them !!!!


message 94: by Nic (new)

Nic CrushingonGuysFromBooks wrote: "Honestly I think the only reason the Hunger Games books are fist is because it's advertised a lot and people read them because of it. I've seen plenty of other books in the list that deserve a high..."

I really agree with you there...


message 93: by Toni (new)

Toni just read matched and crossed loved them too reading comments on a lot of the boos ive read i think i might be easily pleased hahahaha


message 92: by Nic (new)

Nic Hush Hush dystopia?


message 91: by Tammie (new)

Tammie It would be nice if some people knew what dystopian meant. There are several books on this list that are not dystopian, but rather sci-fi, fantasy, urban fantasy, paranormal.


message 90: by Amanda (new)

Amanda Richards Wow! I think I just added every single one of those to my TBR list... :)Great list!


message 89: by Clare (new)

Clare shrestha my goal is to finish all the books on this list so far the ones I have finished have been amazing love the twist on a future realitys with fantasy and romance thrown in for good measure again AWESOME!!


message 88: by Maryrosepadilla (new)

Maryrosepadilla good list!!!!...i hope to read most of it before this year ends!


message 87: by Jam (new)

Jam Yay! i love dystopina books so much :)


message 86: by Hannah (new)

Hannah Great List! But I'm pretty sure that Kristen Cashore books are not dystopian


message 85: by Jillie (new)

Jillie Gretzinger There's some pretty good books on there.


message 84: by Marnie (new)

Marnie Pineapples WHY ISNT THE ASK AND THE ANSWER #1!!!!!!


message 83: by Sarah (new)

Sarah I have read a large majority of these books. I guess that says something about me....; )


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