Category: Dystopia

The Prisoner

By Carlos J. Cortes

2049. Earth's prisons are close down and all inmates positioned in enormous hibernation tanks. within the ten years considering the fact that then, not anyone has damaged out… until eventually now.

When prisoners payment into Washington D.C.'s greatest protection "sugar cube," they don't try out. the following lie suspended not only the planet's most threatening criminals, but in addition part 1000000 so-called "center inmates"—troublesome activists whose purely offense is to problem these in energy.

Laurel Cole was once a kind of inmates—and now she's at the run. After pulling off a meticulously carried out get away plan, she and her crew needs to elude the police by way of descending into the tunnels that run like poisoned veins underneath the town. Pursued through a ruthless mercenary who is familiar with those sewers greater than an individual, Laurel seeks aid from a bunch of renegades who reside huddled within the fetid darkness. but when she ever hopes to determine sunlight again—and disclose the government's lies—she'll need to cross even deeper… and the clock is ticking.

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Oryx and Crake

By Margaret Atwood

Oryx and Crake is instantaneously an unforgettable love tale and a compelling imaginative and prescient of the longer term. Snowman, referred to as Jimmy sooner than mankind was once crushed by means of a pandemic, is suffering to outlive in a global the place he could be the final human, and mourning the lack of his ally, Crake, and the gorgeous and elusive Oryx whom they either enjoyed. looking for solutions, Snowman embarks on a journey–with assistance from the green-eyed young ones of Crake–through the plush wasteland that used to be so lately an outstanding urban, until eventually strong firms took mankind on an out of control genetic engineering trip. Margaret Atwood initiatives us right into a close to destiny that's either all too favourite and past our imagining.

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Extinction Evolution (Extinction Cycle) (Volume 4)

By Nicholas Sansbury Smith

 Book four in Nicholas Sansbury Smith's bestselling & most effective Extinction Cycle series
There's a hurricane at the horizon... 
Central Command is long gone, the army is fractured, and the surviving participants of group Ghost, led by means of grasp Sergeant Reed Beckham, were driven to the verge of collapse. whereas the powerful go back to the battlefield, the wounded are compelled to stick in the back of on Plum Island and struggle their internal demons. 
Betrayed through the rustic they swore to guard and surrounded via enemies on each side, crew Ghost has one undertaking left: defend Dr. Kate Lovato and Dr. Pat Ellis whereas they advance a weapon to defeat the editions as soon as and for all. yet after a grisly discovery in Atlanta, Kate and Ellis detect their weapon may not be in a position to cease the evolution of the monsters. 
Joined via unforeseen allies and dealing with a brand new risk none of them observed coming, the survivors are working out of time to avoid wasting the human race from extinction. 

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By John Varley

Within the skies over Oakland, California, a DC-10 and a 747 are approximately to collide. yet within the some distance far-off destiny, a time commute workforce is getting ready to grab the passengers, leaving prefabricated smoking our bodies in the back of for the rescue groups to discover. And in Washington D.C., an air catastrophe investigator named Smith is ready to get a cellphone name that may switch his life...and finish the realm as we all know it.

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High-Rise: A Novel

By J. G. Ballard

"Harsh and inventive! High Rise is an extreme and bright bestiary, which lingers unsettlingly within the mind." ―Martin Amis, New Statesman

whilst a category warfare erupts inside of a sumptuous residence block, glossy elevators develop into violent battlegrounds and cocktail events degenerate into marauding assaults on “enemy” flooring. during this visionary story, human society slips into violent opposite as once-peaceful citizens, pushed through primal urges, re-create an international governed via the legislation of the jungle.

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By Dawn Rae Miller

Within the years following the damaging lengthy iciness, whilst part the world’s inhabitants perished, the kingdom is still locked in conflict opposed to the Sensitives: people born with additional skills. As one of many final descendants of the State’s Founders, seventeen-year-old Lark Greene understands her position: learn challenging and be a version citizen so she will be able to stick with in her family’s footsteps. Her life’s been set considering delivery, and she’s anticipating graduating and settling down with Beck, the boy she’s enjoyed longer than she will take into account. notwithstanding, after Beck is accused of being delicate and organizing an assault opposed to Lark, he disappears. Heartbroken and confident the kingdom made a mistake, Lark units out to discover him and transparent his identify. yet what she discovers is extra risky and scary than Sensitives: She needs to kill the boy she loves, until he kills her first.

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The Postmortal: A Novel

By Drew Magary

John Farrell is set to get "The Cure." previous age can by no means kill him now. the single challenge is, every thing else nonetheless can . . .Imagine a close to destiny the place a medication for getting older is came across and-after a lot political and ethical debate-made on hand to humans around the globe. Immortality, in spite of the fact that, comes with its personal specified problems-including evil eco-friendly humans, executive euthanasia courses, a irritating new spiritual cult, and different horrors. Witty, eerie, and whole of humanity, The Postmortal is an unforgettable mystery that envisions a pre-apocalyptic global so genuine that it's thoroughly terrifying.

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The Wanting Seed

By Anthony Burgess

Tristram Foxe and his spouse, Beatrice-Joanna, reside of their skyscraper international the place reliable kin predicament glorifies homosexuality. finally, their global is remodeled right into a chaos of cannibalistic dining-clubs, excellent fertility rituals, and wars with no anger. it's a novel either extravagantly humorous and grimly critical.

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Not on Fire, but Burning

By Greg Hrbek

Twenty-year-old Skyler observed the incident out her window: a few type of steel item soaring over the Golden Gate Bridge previous to it collapsed and a mushroom cloud lifted above the town. Like every body, she ran, yet she could not outrun the radiation, along with her final options being of her loved child brother, Dorian, secure in her far-off relatives home. 

Flash ahead to a post-incident the United States, the place the rustic has been damaged up into territories and Muslims were herded onto the previous Indian reservations within the west, even supposing nobody has decided who trigger the explosion that destroyed San Francisco. Twelve-year previous Dorian desires approximately killing Muslims and approximately his sister—even even though Dorian's mom and dad insist Skyler by no means existed. Are they nonetheless shell-shocked, attempting to placed the previous in the back of them . . . or is whatever extra sinister going on?

Meanwhile, around the road, Dorian's neighbor adopts a Muslim orphan from the territories. it's going to trigger a chain of more and more terrifying incidents that might result in both tragedy or redemption for Dorian, as he struggles to end up that his sister existed—and was once killed by way of a terrorist attack.

Not on hearth, yet Burning is not like something you are learn before—not precisely a mystery, no longer precisely sci-fi, no longer precisely speculative fiction, yet quite an excellent and soaking up experience into the darkish center of an the US that turns out ripped from the headlines. yet simply as powerfully, it provides an enthralling hero: a tender boy pushed by means of like to search the reality, no matter if it skill his inner most ideals are fallacious.

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