Tag Archives: dystopian fiction

I Have A Small Problem With David Levithan & J.K. Rowling | And Malinda Lo Is My Solution

So this post came out of nowhere. I have a vague list of possible post topics for this month, but this one’s not on it – because I got the idea for it only last night, after publishing a list titled 58 … Continue reading

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Why Did I Add These Books To My TBR List?!

I’m pretty sure everyone here has made some weird/bad/questionable decisions in their lifetime, right? The big ones, naturally, tend to linger in our minds, but the smaller ones have an impact too. For example, every so often I scroll through my … Continue reading

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Top Ten Favorite Inspirational Quotes

Hello, everyone! I didn’t originally plan to post anything today, but… this week’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt from The Broke and the Bookish is “top ten inspiring quotes from books” and OMG I JUST COULDN’T RESIST. I love quotes, all kinds of … Continue reading

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My Hero Monday: Suzanne Collins

My Hero Monday is an original feature (and now a link-up!) from the feminist blog The Book Hugger. In the words of its creator, Chloe, “It celebrates female heroes in our society, and promotes learning about new heroes.” My Hero Monday … Continue reading

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“Insurgent” & Other Unnecessary Movie Sequels: Why Do Studios Keep Making Them?

What do The Golden Compass, Eragon, and the Chronicles of Narnia have in common? If you answered “they’re all fantasy films!” then, well… yes, yes, you’re right and I obviously didn’t think this question through well enough because it actually allows for more than … Continue reading

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“V For Vendetta” Is A Very Valuable Volume

“‘Good evening, London.’ It’s nine o’clock and this is the voice of Fate. It is the fifth of the eleventh, nineteen-ninety-seven… ‘The people of London are advised that the Brixton and Streatham areas are quarantine zones as of today. It … Continue reading

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What I Like And Dislike In Literature, Part I: Relationships In YA Dystopian Novels (Teens Can Write, Too!)

Well, I screwed up. I forgot about this month’s Teens Can Write, Too! blog chain. Or more accurately, I didn’t forget – instead, I just didn’t see the post notification in my inbox! I subscribe to a TON of blogs and therefore … Continue reading

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A Sky Full Of Stars – Top Ten Books I Read In 2014

I am SO EXCITED to publish this post, everyone. I’ve been looking forward to writing it for ages because it involves flailing over books – and not just any books, but the best of the best! The books that made … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Mockingjay Part 1

OH MY GOSH, YOU GUYS, MOCKINGJAY. IT IS GLORIOUS. Mockingjay Part 1 premieres today, but due to a ridiculous theater schedule I was able to see it last evening. (Seriously, since when are 8 PM screenings a thing? Doesn’t that defeat the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Maze Runner

When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is blank. But he’s not alone. When the lift’s doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by kids who welcome him to … Continue reading

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