If you liked The Hunger Games!

Submitted by teenspace on August 8, 2012 - 6:02pm

If you liked The Hunger Games...

Give these dystopian reads a try!

Enclave by Ann Aguirre
In a post-apocalyptic future, Deuce brings back meat while avoiding the Freaks outside her enclave, but when she is partnered with the mysterious outsider, Fade, she beings to see that the strict ways of the elders may be wrong -- and dangerous.

Exodus by Julie Bertagna
In the year 2100, as the island of Wing is about to be covered by water, Mara discovers the existence of New World sky cities that are safe from the storms and rising waters.  Can she convince her people to find the cities in order to save themselves?  The adventure continues in Zenith.

The Compound by S.A. Bodeen
Eli and his family have lived in the Compound for 6 years.  The world they knew is gone.  Eli's father built the Compound to keep them safe.  Now they can't get out.  His father won't let them out.

Matched by Ally Condie
Cassia has grown up in The Society which dictates everything:  where to work, where to live, what to eat and wear, when to die, and whom to marry.  When Cassia is Matched with her best friend Xander, things couldn't be more perfect.  But things aren't what they seem in the Society.  The adventure continues in Crossed.

The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Thomas wakes up in the middle of a maze with no memory of his life.  He must work with the community of people also trapped in the maze if they are to escape.  The adventure continues in The Scorch Trials and The Death Cure.

The Pledge by Kimberly Derting
In a dystopian kingdom where the classes are separated by the languages they speak, Charlaina "Charlie" Hart has a secret gift that is revealed when she meets a mysterious young man named Max.

Wither by Lauren DeStefano
After modern science turns every human into a genetic time bomb where men die at age twenty-five and women die at age twenty, girls are kidnapped and married off in order to repopulate the world.  The adventure continues in Fever.

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape.  The adventure continues in Sapphique.

The Other Side of the Island by Allegra Goodman
Born in the eighteenth year of Enclosure, ten-year-old Honor lives in a highly regulated colony with her parents.  But when they have an illegal second child and are taken away, Honor and her friend Helix uncover a terrible secret about their island and the corporation that runs everything.

Epic by Conor Kostick
On New Earth, a world based on a video role-playing game, Erik persuades his friends to aid him in an unusual ruse in order to save Erik's father from exile and safeguard the futures of each of their families.  The adventure continues in Saga and Edda.

Ashfall by Mike Mullin
After the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts and destroys his city and its surroundings, Alex must survive in a transformed landscape and a new society in which all the old rules of living have vanished.

Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Lena looks forward to receiving the government-mandated cure that prevents the delirium of love and leads to a safe, predictable, and happy life.  But ninety-five days before her eighteenth birthday, Lena falls in love.  The adventure continues in Pandemonium.

Witch & Wizard by James Patterson
Whit and Wisty live under a ruling regime that will do anything in order to suppress life and liberty, music and books.  They and thousands of other young people are kidnapped when accusations of witchcraft are made against them.  The adventure continues in The Gift and The Fire.

Divergent by Veronica Roth
In a future Chicago, Beatrice must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.  The adventure continues in Insurgent.

Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan
Part of the first generation to be conceived in deep space, Waverly is expected to marry young and have children to populate a new planet, but a violent betrayal by the dogmatic leader of their sister ship could have devastating consequences.

Ashes, Ashes by Jo Treggiari
In a future Manhattan devastated by environmental catastrophes and epidemics, Lucy survives alone until she is forced to join Aidan and his gang.  Soon they learn that Lucy is the target of the Sweepers who kidnap and infect people with plague.

All These Things I've Done by Gabrielle Zevin
In a future where chocolate and caffeine are contraband, teenage cell phone use is illegal, and water and paper are carefully rationed, Anya Balanchine finds herself thrust unwillingly into the spotlight as heir apparent to an important New York City crime family.

 

 

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I am sooo with you on the Escape From Furnice series! I've been hodilng on pretty good - I've only read the first chapter of book 3 so far, even though I've wanted to read way, way more. This is actually the first time since I've moved away from the UK, that I wished I was still there. Even though I don't like the UK covers as much, I'm really contemplating asking my friend in England to track book 4 and 5 down for me. :)As for the results, I'm not surprised by any of them. Another amazing YA Dystopian book is Veronica Roth's "Divergent". I absolutely loved it and cannot wait for the second book to come out!!!

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