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Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
liked it
And thus concludes my "I finally got around to reading the Hunger Games".
I think I feel better for it.
Having read them in fairly quick succession, I f
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not set
Jun 23, 2013
 
The Vagrant
3.65
really liked it
It is important to note that I listened to this book. I think I would have had a very different experience (and probably a less enjoyable one) had I r ...more
not set
Jul 29, 2015
 
Golden Son (Red Rising, #2)
4.45
liked it
The story itself remains really interesting and I want to know more about the dystopia and, as always, I want to see how Brown handles the biggest pro ...more
not set
Nov 16, 2015
 
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.34
liked it
I believe the phrase I'm looking for is REALLY late to the bandwagon. Okay, so I read this book because I had someone managed NOT to be spoiled for it ...more
Apr 03, 2012
Jun 23, 2013
 
Feed
3.54
liked it
This one of the least hopeful YA dystopias I've ever read, which is surprisingly odd; odd because most YA dystopias focus on change and fighting back ...more
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Jun 23, 2013
 
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
4.30
liked it
As I mentioned regarding the Hunger Games, I tend to judge books I know to be successful more harshly. It's a fault.
Anyway, Catching Fire took a bit o
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Jun 23, 2013
 
Parable of the Talents (Earthseed, #2)
4.21
really liked it
It's not entirely fair to call this a dystopia because, through the bleakness of the world, it's about how dystopias end.
It's also gorgeous and painf
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Jul 09, 2016
 
Archivist Wasp
3.73
liked it
But, like, a really GOOD three. If I was rating by some kind of objective book quality rather than personal enjoyment, this would probably be a four.
I
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Jul 27, 2015
 
Uglies (Uglies, #1)
3.86
it was ok
Another book to add to the genre of young adult female (always female!?) characters making bad decisions for the sake of a more catastrophic plot. And ...more
not set
Sep 29, 2013
 
The Girl with All the Gifts (The Hungry Plague, #1)
3.93
liked it
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this book,although I'm not entirely sure I would have picked it up on my own had I known now about the plot. Which may be ...more
not set
May 04, 2015
 
A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle, #1)
3.99
really liked it
I read this for the first time ages and ages ago, long before I'd really gotten into Le Guin's science fiction, and I'd forgotten how different this i ...more
not set
Jun 23, 2013
 
Parable of the Sower (Earthseed, #1)
4.14
really liked it
So good I taught it.
And what else is there to say? Butler's writing is gorgeous, her vision of the US slowly collapsing is chilling in its believabil
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Jul 09, 2016
 
Sweet Tooth, Volume 1: Out of the Deep Woods
3.90
it was ok
I'm not a fan of graphic novels (I don't know why, but my brain doesn't like reading them) and was unnerved/disturbed/left bewildered by this, which i ...more
not set
Jun 23, 2013
 
Matched (Matched, #1)
3.68
really liked it
Really enjoyable story. I admit, one of my favorite genres is what I think of as YA dystopia, which is almost always better than the adult dystopia. T ...more
Dec 19, 2010
Dec 19, 2010
 
The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1)
4.10
really liked it
This is the second alien invasion story where birds are involved that I've read in as many months, which is odd because I usually shy away from the ge ...more
Oct 13, 2013
Jul 15, 2013
 
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
3.96
liked it
I can see all the ways in which this was a really good book and definitely an interesting YA universe/set of characters. Not sure I want to keep readi ...more
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Jul 15, 2013
 
Sapphique (Incarceron, #2)
3.71
liked it
A nice conclusion to the story Fisher began in Incarceron. Very creative and fascinating, if a bit slow at the beginning. As in the previous book, the ...more
not set
Dec 19, 2010
 
Incarceron (Incarceron, #1)
3.64
liked it
Very good beginning of a series, but as a stand-alone book, it felt incomplete. I'm really looking forward to the next book, though.
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Dec 19, 2010
 
The Passage
4.04
liked it
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Dec 19, 2010
 
Gathering Blue (The Giver, #2)
3.80
liked it
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Jun 23, 2013
 
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
4.12
it was amazing
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Jul 15, 2008
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