Category: Dystopia

House of Stairs

By William Sleator

One after the other, 5 sixteen-year-old orphans are dropped at an odd development. it's not a jail, no longer a clinic; it has no partitions, no ceiling, no flooring. not anything yet never-ending flights of stairs prime nowhere ?except again to a wierd purple computer. The 5 needs to learn how to love the laptop and enable it rule their lives. yet will they allow it kill their souls? This chilling, suspenseful indictment of brain regulate is a vintage of technological know-how fiction and should hang-out readers lengthy after the final web page is grew to become.

?An intensely suspenseful page-turner.? ?School Library Journal

?A riveting suspense novel with an anti-behaviorist message that works . . . since it emerges simply slowly from the chilling events.? ?Kirkus Reviews

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Sycamore 2

By Craig A. Falconer

Where do you disguise while each eye is a spy?

After getting to know the reality in the back of Sycamore, tech pioneer Kurt Jacobs rejects the corporation’s supply of a brand new identification and chooses to struggle to show the truth.

But with an overt chance opposed to his kinfolk striking over him, Kurt needs to act with no being seen.

In Sycamore’s hyper-connected dystopian global jam-packed with palm-based microchips and augmented fact touch lenses, this can be more uncomplicated acknowledged than done...

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Praise for Sycamore:

“1984 for the fb generation”

"Interesting and Matrix-like"

"I could not placed this novel down"

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Det Sovande Folket

By Fredrik Reinfeldt

Fredrik Reinfelt is the present swedish best minister as of 2013 he has been the major minister among the years 2004-2013.
In the yr 1993 a tender Fredrik wrote the booklet Det sovande folket (the drowsing humans) a dystopian ebook a few destiny the place the swedish social gathering Socialdemokraterna (social democrats) had banned all own emotions. within the following chapters he write approximately how his get together will switch the swedish welfare procedure so we don't get to this dystopian destiny.
A popular quote from the e-book is "Svenskarna är mentalt handikappade och indoktrinerade att tro att politiker kan skapa och garantera välfärd." which approximately interprets into "The swedes are mentally retarded and indoctrinated right into a trust that politicians can create and supply a welfare"

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Gravity

By Melissa West

Sooner or later, just one rule will subject: do not. Ever. Peek. Seventeen-year-old Ari Alexander simply broke that rule and observed the final individual she anticipated soaring above her bed-arrogant Jackson Locke, the most well-liked boy in her institution. She expects fast execution or a few type of freak alien punishment, yet in its place, Jackson concerns a problem: aid him, or all people on the earth will die. Ari is familiar with she should still document him, yet every thing approximately Jackson makes her query what she's been taught approximately his type. And opposed to her instincts, she's falling for him. yet Ari is not only any woman, and Jackson desires greater than her realization. She's an army legacy who is been educated by means of her father and uncovered to conflict thoughts and societal details not anyone can know-especially an alien undercover agent, like Jackson. Giving Jackson the data he wishes will betray her father and her kingdom, yet protecting silent will begin a battle.

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Unwind (Unwind Dystology)

By Neal Shusterman

The 1st twisted and futuristic novel within the perennially well known New York occasions bestselling Unwind dystology by way of Neal Shusterman.

In the United States after the second one Civil battle, the Pro-Choice and Pro-Life armies got here to an contract: The invoice of lifestyles states that human existence is probably not touched from the instant of belief till a baby reaches the age of 13. among the a while of 13 and eighteen, in spite of the fact that, a guardian may possibly decide to retroactively do away with a baby via a technique known as "unwinding." Unwinding guarantees that the kid's existence doesn’t “technically” finish through transplanting the entire organs within the kid's physique to varied recipients. Now a typical and permitted perform in society, difficult or undesirable children may be able to simply be unwound.

With breathtaking suspense, this e-book follows 3 young people who all develop into runaway Unwinds: Connor, a insurgent whose mom and dad have ordered his unwinding; Risa, a ward of the kingdom who's to be unwound because of cost-cutting; and Lev, his mom and dad’ 10th baby whose unwinding has been deliberate given that start as a non secular tithing. As their paths intersect and lives hold within the stability, Shusterman examines advanced ethical matters that would continue readers turning the pages until eventually the very finish.

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Vickers

By Mick Farren

It's been stated that this booklet is the Cyberpunk precursor, the good granddaddy that started out this college of sci-fi writing. it's definitely a superb, crisp learn, highly-entertaining besides and chok-a-blok with high-tech gizmos (the gadget-freak will be delighted!). tale is informed from the point of view of a paranoic yet highly-skilled company murderer which the writer one way or the other endears the reader to, though the repugnant nature of the character's vocation. Mick's imaginative and prescient of destiny corporatist the United States dystopian has the eerie believe of believable authenticity, and his grab of motion and dramatic-tension is unfailing. each bankruptcy unearths a brand new grand vista of experience and motion. now not his most sensible, yet one in all his larger, works. excellent for that lengthy teach or greyhound journey.

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The Immortality Virus

By Christine Amsden

The Immortality Virus used to be the Winner within the type of Speculative Fiction SF within the 2011 international publication Awards and Winner within the technological know-how Fiction classification within the 2012 EPIC publication Awards.

In the mid-21st century, the human race stopped getting older. those that be aware of why are not speaking, and the few who're courageous sufficient to invite questions are inclined to disappear. To an elite few, The swap potential lengthy existence and future health, yet to the expanding plenty, it ability hunger, desperation, and violence.

Four centuries after The switch, Grace Harper, a blacklisted P.I., units off on a venture to discover the fellow liable for all of it and solicit his aid to undo The swap - if he is nonetheless alive. To complicate concerns, Grace's business enterprise is suspected of murdering his father, and while the police examine in their connection, they offer her a call - support them locate the proof they should convict Matthew Stanton, or die. but when they become aware of Grace's actual project, they may not hesitate to kill her as a way to safeguard their shot at immortality.

2011 worldwide booklet Award winner within the class of Speculative Fiction SF

"What is the best worry of the human race? demise. Its maximum dream? Immortality. yet what if humanity's fondest want got here precise? wouldn't it be heaven on the earth, or... anything much less friendly? within the Immortality Virus, Christine Amsden explores that very notion, in a riveting type of futuristic, hard-boiled Maltese-Falcon-noir type of manner. And we discover out - immortality isn't really all it is cracked as much as be..."

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Catching Fire |Hunger Games|2

By Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins keeps the superb tale of Katniss Everdeen within the out of the ordinary starvation video games trilogy.

Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has received the yearly starvation video games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. however it was once a victory received through defiance of the Capitol and their harsh ideas. Katniss and Peeta may be satisfied. finally, they've got simply received for themselves and their households a lifetime of protection and many. yet there are rumors of uprising one of the matters, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that uprising. The Capitol is offended. The Capitol wishes revenge.

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