Tag Archives: dystopia


16300170Title:  Nexus
Author: Ramez Naam 
Series: Nexus, book 1
Genre: Science fiction, near future, cyberpunk, dystopia, thriller

This is a book that force you to think. It is thought provoking. I do not think you can read this book and not think about the issues it raises. Not just that, it is also a great read.

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I finally read The Hunger Games

2767052Title: The Hunger Games
Series: The Hunger Games series
Published: 2008 by Scholastic Press
Pages:  374 pages
Status: December 20 to 21, 2013
Genre: Dystopia, science fiction, young adult

Everyone raved about The Hunger Games last year, but at the time I didn’t get around to reading it. Then the movie came out and my sister read it and loved it, and I didn’t read it. Last month one of my friends lend it to me and finally this December I found a slot in my reading schedule to read it.

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7094569Title: Feed
Series: Newsflesh Trilogy
Published: 2010 by Orbit
Pages: 571 pages
Status: First reading, July, 2012
Genre: Science fiction, near future, political thriller, zombies, dystopia, post zombie apocalypse

I don’t like zombies, I really don’t. Apparently unless it is Mira Grant who writes them. I think this works for me because it isn’t a horror book, it is a political thriller, which is actually right up my alley.

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Day 7, story 7: Blood Drive

13455518Title: Blood Drive
Author: Jeffrey Ford
Published: Originally published in After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia 2012. Reprinted in The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume 7
Genre: Science fiction, dystopia
Length: 10 pages, Short story
Reading time: While baking Christmas cookies.

I read this as part of my reading challenge: 25 short stories in 25 days.

When I first started reading this story, I at first thought I had read it already, somewhere, but quickly realised that, no I had indeed not, but one of my Austrian podcasts had talked about it. I am not quite sure which one though.  Continue reading Day 7, story 7: Blood Drive