Tag Archives: dystopia

Guest Post: Divergent vs The Hunger Games by Elizabeth Eckhart

We have a guest post at Monkey Poop today. Writer Elizabeth Eckhart compares two book to film YA dystopias, The Hunger Games and Divergent. Take it away, Elizabeth. Comparing Divergent to The Hunger Games by Elizabeth Eckhart Since the release … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation: Chaos Walking Trilogy by Patrick Ness

The Chaos Walking trilogy by Patrick Ness is a YA dystopia series about a planet where men’s thoughts can be heard out loud by everyone due to an alien virus. This series is amazing. The strangeness of the premise (and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Giver by Lois Lowry

The Giver by Lois Lowry An amazing book. I thought I’d read it already in the sixth grade and had hated it, but in fact I’d read The Wish Giver and was too scared to pick this book up because … Continue reading

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Book Review: Feed by M. T. Anderson

Loved this book. MT Anderson creates a unique character named Titus with an unforgettable, ironically funny voice. Titus lives in a world where people are linked directly to the internet (or to the “feed”) through their minds. The “feed” is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Uglies by Scott Westerfield

I borrowed this book from the library because I couldn’t wait for the friend I was going to borrow it from to get back from Australia. I was about to say I’m glad I did, but because it ended with … Continue reading

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Eco-dystopic books

I am working on a new novel and wanted to find out about the current market for my book proposal. My book could be classified as an “eco-dystopia” according to my writing group buddy Peta, which I took to basically … Continue reading

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