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. Also called 'Holocaust'

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The Last
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The Wall
Storm of Locusts (The Sixth World, #2)
The Last Town (Wayward Pines, #3)
Pandemic (The Extinction Files, #1)
The Girl in Red
Hollow Kingdom
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Mist's Edge (The Broken Lands, #2)
The Last Star (The 5th Wave, #3)
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Genome (The Extinction Files, #2)
April's Fools
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The Stand
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The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1)
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Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1)
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1)
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
The Girl With All the Gifts (The Girl With All the Gifts, #1)
The Maze Runner (The Maze Runner, #1)
Alas, Babylon

Robert R. McCammon
...he was a scream wrapped up in straw, a little, weak, vicious thing gnashing inside a monstrous facade...
Robert R. McCammon, Swan Song

Susan Beth Pfeffer
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.
Susan Beth Pfeffer, This World We Live In

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