Dystopian

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“While The Testaments drops some of its political threads, it’s a wonderfully-written, absorbing novel.

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“Bob Proehl’s The Nobody People is a thought-provoking exploration of what it is like to be an extraordinarily gifted somebody in a world filled with average but paranoid and bigot

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“Taking Early Riser into the summer reading stack will be surprisingly refreshing even though it arrives with both love and a shiver of foreboding.”

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“an intriguing and engrossing debut novel that will leave readers thinking about their own ability to survive, their own capacity for love, and their willingness to face catastrophe with hope.”

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“The wall means having no choices. It means a bone-crunching ordeal of loneliness, isolation, hunger, and most of all penetrating cold.”

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Famous Men Who Never Lived uses a classic science fiction trope (alternate universes) to explore the urgent question of what it means to be a refugee.

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Sergio De La Pava’s Lost Empress begins with all the right things, interesting plot, smart dialogue, and punning wordplay but sadly, like a child’s letting go of an untied balloon, Los

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Simon Stålenhag’s The Electric State matches the notable Swedish artist’s futuristic digital paintings with an original story to produce an awe-inspiring vision of a species committing sui

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“a disgusting, disturbing, magnificent book.”

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“this graphic novel’s reach extends more to the adult reader than those of a much younger age”

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The United States has passed the Personhood Amendment, giving fertilized human eggs full legal rights as citizens. As a result, abortion is banned.

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“A dark and chilling thriller about a danger that could one day become real.”

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"I belong to what they call the Miraculous Generation: those born in the years between the start of the Second American Civil War in 2074 and its end in 2095."

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What a strange, bizarre, wandering, surreal, hard-to-explain but easy-to-feel book Shadowbahn is.

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From the margins of society arise a unique cast of characters who take turns narrating the tale in The Sunlight Pilgrims.

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“. . . enough horror to transform the most steadfast insect-lover into an arachnophobe.”

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“. . . in his debut novel, Ernest Cline weaves a fascinating futuristic, semi-dystopian tale of our world 30 years in the future. . . .

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Epitaph Road is the latest in a string of successful young adult novels by David Patneaude.