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*b*l*u*e*m*o*o*n* | 986 comments Mod
I know we did science-fiction favorites, but I think Dystopian novels is a huge section of sci-fi. So list your top 5 dystopian novels.


*b*l*u*e*m*o*o*n* | 986 comments Mod
here are my top 5

The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) by Suzanne Collins Ready Player One by Ernest Cline Rot and Ruin (Benny Imura, #1) by Jonathan Maberry Unwind (Unwind, #1) by Neal Shusterman The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1) by Patrick Ness

Honorable Mention:
The City of Ember (Book of Ember, #1) by Jeanne DuPrau Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1) by Susan Beth Pfeffer Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1) by Susan Ee


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Ashley Marie Ashfall (Ashfall, #1) by Mike Mullin The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) by Suzanne Collins Unwind (Unwind, #1) by Neal Shusterman Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1) by Rachel Caine The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1) by Frank Beddor

honorable mentions for
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline The Road by Cormac McCarthy


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Ashley Marie @Bluemoon I haven't read Rot & Ruin yet but it sounds good! same for Knife, which I'm super excited for bc Patrick Ness <3


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6961 comments Mod
Ashley you must read both books immediately! hahaha Rot & Ruin is great on audiobook btw - I guess you miss some of the pictures but I just looked at the books at the library afterwards.


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6961 comments Mod
The Road was so depressing I will never read it again but it was definitely an awesome and realistic dystopian read! I love all 5 of your top picks too :)


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Ashley Marie Thanks Heidi! I'm planning a Rot & Ruin BR with my friend Sarah hopefully in a couple months.


*b*l*u*e*m*o*o*n* | 986 comments Mod
ASHLEY: Heidi is right! Those two is a must read!


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David Estes (davidestesbooks) | 836 comments Awesome choices so far! Mine are:
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1) by Patrick Ness Unwind (Unwind, #1) by Neal Shusterman Red Rising (Red Rising Trilogy, #1) by Pierce Brown The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) by Suzanne Collins Blood Red Road (Dust Lands, #1) by Moira Young


*b*l*u*e*m*o*o*n* | 986 comments Mod
DAVID: I wanted to get into Blood Red Road, but I didn't like the first one. Does it get better?


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David Estes (davidestesbooks) | 836 comments I thought the first book was the best one, so if you didn't enjoy it then I'd skip the other two.


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Jenny (juliababyjen) | 1572 comments OMG This is TOO HARD...My brain is melting just trying to think this one through! (Doesn't help that this week has been crazy at work, I'm so exhausted!)

I'll get back to you guys.


*b*l*u*e*m*o*o*n* | 986 comments Mod
DAVID: thanks for the input!


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6961 comments Mod
Jenny wrote: "OMG This is TOO HARD...My brain is melting just trying to think this one through! (Doesn't help that this week has been crazy at work, I'm so exhausted!)

I'll get back to you guys."


hahaha - no hurry Jenny!


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6961 comments Mod
Ashley *Hufflepuff Kitten* wrote: "Ashfall (Ashfall, #1) by Mike Mullin The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) by Suzanne Collins Unwind (Unwind, #1) by Neal Shusterman Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1) by Rachel Caine The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1) by Frank Beddor

honorable mentions for
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I forgot Ready Player One!


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Ashley Marie Heidi (Yup. Still here.) wrote: "The Ask and the AnswerThe Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking, #2) by Patrick Ness

The RoadThe Road by Cormac McCarthy

UnwindUnwind (Unwind, #1) by Neal Shusterman

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I feel bad because it seems like I'm the only person who couldn't get into Angelfall for anything lol. I wanted to love it but I ended up DNFing around the halfway point.


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6961 comments Mod
It happens Ashley. I always seem to have a different opinion about super popular books.


*b*l*u*e*m*o*o*n* | 986 comments Mod
No need to feel bad, Ashley. We all have different tastes.


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Tommy Hancock (tommyhancock) | 440 comments Ashley *Hufflepuff Kitten* wrote: "I feel bad because it seems like I'm the only person who couldn't get into Angelfall for anything lol. I wanted to love it but I ended up DNFing around the halfway point."

That's when you shrug and say "can't love them all." Then just give the book a respectful little tap in thanks for all of the friends you had who it made feel something special, and move on to something that will hopefully do the same for you.


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Donna (bookdragongirl) Well said Tommy!


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David Estes (davidestesbooks) | 836 comments Bluemoon wrote: "DAVID: thanks for the input!"

No worries!


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David Estes (davidestesbooks) | 836 comments Heidi (Yup. Still here.) wrote: "The Ask and the AnswerThe Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking, #2) by Patrick Ness

The RoadThe Road by Cormac McCarthy

UnwindUnwind (Unwind, #1) by Neal Shusterman

[book:Delirium|1161471..."


Wow, just wow. I'm honored to be included in your list!


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6961 comments Mod
Most deserved and welcome David :)


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David Estes (davidestesbooks) | 836 comments *big smile*


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Jenny (juliababyjen) | 1572 comments I'm still trying to narrow my list down. This one is SO HARD!!!! *sighing dramatically*


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6961 comments Mod
hahaha Jenny. Good luck.


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Tommy Hancock (tommyhancock) | 440 comments At this moment, top of my head:

1. Divergent(loved the anti-extremism vibe that I picked up)

2. Chaos Walking

3. Under the Never Sky

4. Hunger Games

5. ... whoa. Can't think of a 5th. Weird, I know I've read many more haha.


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David Estes (davidestesbooks) | 836 comments Ha! Your top four are strong enough to cover for your missing 5th one :) Let us know if you can think of one.


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