Follow
Follow Curiosity Killed the Bookworm on WordPress.com
Follow
Subscribe via Email

Join 3,320 other subscribers

Highlights
Archives
By using our website, you agree to the use of our cookies.

Tag: dystopia

Science Fiction

Wool

Whatever you do, don’t say you want to go outside. Holsten is the sheriff of a silo; an underground city keeping its inhabitants safe from the inhospitable outside world. Those living up top see the barren landscape only through the surveillance cameras which can only…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

The Glimpse

In the not too distant future, the genetic mutations for all mental illnesses have been identified. In order to protect the human race, Pure communities have been set up, where only those who pass the Pure test can live and continue their genetic heritage by…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

Pandemonium

Pandemonium is the second book in Lauren Oliver’s Delirium trilogy and therefore this review will contain spoilers for the first book. You can read my review of Delirium here which will also explain a little more about the world. Last time we saw Lena, she…

Young Adult

The Selection

The prince of Illea needs a wife. Tradition states the king and queen must hold The Selection, a televised event in which 35 girls are whittled down to one lucky winner. She will become the future queen. America Singer is a five, in a caste…

Science Fiction

Oryx and Crake

It started with growing human organs inside pigs – pigoons they call them – but scientists were intent on solving all of humankind’s problems with genetic engineering and the big businesses just wanted to make more money. In the future, a man now known as…

Uncategorized

The Zona

In a post-apocalyptic world razed by natural disaster, war and pestilence, the state formally known as Arizona is governed by The Church. Preachers hunt down those who have sinned and offer two choices. Death or purgatory. Lead is one such preacher. He carries out the…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

Divergent

Tris lives in a world where war is no more. The citizens have been divided into factions dependent on what they thought caused the wars in the first place. They are Abnegation, Dauntless, Amity, Candor and Erudite. I will warn you now, I’m going to…

Science Fiction, Young Adult

Delirium

Delirium is set in a dystopian world where love has been cured in everyone over the age of eighteen. In essence, it’s a story about first love and love that endures against all odds. Whilst I enjoyed Lauren Oliver’s writing style, I felt the book…