Tag Archives: dystopian

[review] Messenger by Lois Lowry

Warning: Possible spoilers for The Giver and Gathering Blue. Living in Village with Seer, Matty has learned not to steal, swear, or lie. He can’t seem to stop keeping secrets, however, especially when it has to do with a mysterious power … Continue reading

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[review] Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry

After the death of her mother leaves her an orphan, Kira returns from mourning to find the only home she’s ever known is gone. Considered a drain on her small community because of a birth defect, the women of the … Continue reading

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[review] MaddAdam by Margaret Atwood

Warning: Possible spoilers for Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood. TW: rape.  Survivors of the man-made plague that has made humans an endangered species must protect themselves and the newly discovered Crakers from two painballer veterans while trying to … Continue reading

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[review] Promised by Caragh M. O’Brien

Warning: Contains spoilers of the first two books: Birthmarked and Prized. Gaia leads her people back to Sylum. Not yet comfortable as a leader, she knows when they arrive she’ll have to deal with the Protectorat, but while she’s been gone … Continue reading

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[review] Unwholly by Neal Shusterman

Warning: Possible spoilers for Unwind. While it is now illegal for seventeen year olds to be unwound, unwinding still plays a central role in the society. Worst, the release of hundreds of seventeen year olds has resulted in a shortage … Continue reading

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[review] Prized by Caragh M. O’Brien

This is a sequel! Check out my review of Birthmarked first! Goodreads summary: Striking out into the wasteland with nothing but her baby sister, a handful of supplies, and a rumor to guide her, sixteen-year-old midwife Gaia Stone survives only … Continue reading

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[review] Legend by Marie Lu

Transcript Hey everyone, this is Meghan from Coffee & Wizards. Today I’m here to talk to you about Legend by Marie Lu. Legend is a dystopian novel about a couple of characters who live two very different lives. The first … Continue reading

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