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Dystopian Characters You Definitely Want to Drink With

In the spirit of St. Patrick’s day, which I am sure had significance at one point in time, I thought I would start a meme. Pick 3-10 characters from any of your favorite young adult dystopian novels and tell everyone about 3 things: What would you be drinking? What would you toast to? What would

March 13th, 2016|Categories: Dystopian Novels|Comments Off on Dystopian Characters You Definitely Want to Drink With

Is Four Divergent? The Definitive Answer

If you are asking this question you are not alone. So I dug through the Divergent books and found the definitive answer about Tobias Eaton. Is Four Divergent? No, Four is not divergent. In the books Four initially appears to be Divergent since he resists the mind control serum and can remain aware during simulations,

March 6th, 2016|Categories: Dystopian Novels|Comments Off on Is Four Divergent? The Definitive Answer

Why President Snow is the Most Misunderstood Super Hero The World Has Ever Known

President Snow is the most misunderstood and utterly repressed hero to have ever existed anywhere ever. And today I’m going to prove it. Snow is Brutally Repressed by Suzanne Collins Count the number of lines this “awful dictator” is permitted by the authoritarian (totalitarian) Suzanne Collins: they come in under 200. It’s like being on

February 27th, 2016|Categories: Dystopian Novels|Comments Off on Why President Snow is the Most Misunderstood Super Hero The World Has Ever Known

11 Books like Throne of Glass with Strong Female Assassins

If you are looking for books like Throne of Glass then rejoice, because your long search has ended—just like Celaena’s exile in the mines. All of these books are filled with scheming nobility, strong females with hidden powers, assassins, and not a few dashing princes and captains. Oh, and tons and tons of fighting. Books

January 18th, 2016|Categories: Fantasy Books|Comments Off on 11 Books like Throne of Glass with Strong Female Assassins

My Favorite YA Book Quotes from 2015

I’m an unabashed lover of words. Whenever I'm reading my beloved young adult dystopian novels I always have my pen ready to underline book quotes that jump out at me, usually followed by recording them in the margin somewhere. See: This year was a year I jumped into reading a lot of dystopian literature, especially

November 20th, 2015|Categories: Dystopian Novels|Comments Off on My Favorite YA Book Quotes from 2015

25 Startling Mockingjay Quotes full of Romance & Terror

Here are all of the incredible Mockingjay quotes I eagerly highlighted and jotted down while reading the final book of the Hunger Games. Some will make you weep, some will make your hair stand on end, and the best will make you think. All the Mockingjay Quotes that Made You Have All the Feels I

November 6th, 2015|Categories: Dystopian Novels|Comments Off on 25 Startling Mockingjay Quotes full of Romance & Terror

13 of the Best Apocalyptic Books You Must Read Before the World Ends

It is only fitting that as October comes to a close I wrap up this ghoulish month with the end of all things by bringing you a stack of the best apocalyptic books splattered with blood, zombie plague, and that warm, inviting radioactive glow. The Best Apocalyptic Books with Plagues, Zombies, and Nuclear Fallout These

October 29th, 2015|Categories: Dystopian Novels|Comments Off on 13 of the Best Apocalyptic Books You Must Read Before the World Ends

12 Amazing Divergent Quotes Made Totally Enchanting by Voldemort

Ever tampering with the laws of Nature, my assiduous study of alchemy has produced not a zombie plague (I vow to keep trying) but YA gold: Voldemort and Divergent. ...And rather than hide this new and wonderful jewl for my own personal delight, I have decided to share it with you, dear readers. These Divergent

October 26th, 2015|Categories: Dystopian Novels|Comments Off on 12 Amazing Divergent Quotes Made Totally Enchanting by Voldemort

25 Great Books like Divergent You Should Read Next

Are you looking for books like Divergent? If you just finished reading that incredible series of young adult dystopian novels by Veronica Roth, then you are probably still wiping your eyes and breathing hard. The ending to that book! Well you may now rejoice, for I am supplying you with a whole lot of books

October 10th, 2015|Categories: Dystopian Novels|Comments Off on 25 Great Books like Divergent You Should Read Next

9 Times the Magicians Trilogy by Lev Grossman Was Surprisingly Fulfilling

If you have any familiarity with The Magicians trilogy by Lev Grossman, you know the books seem to thrive on anticlimax and following established generic tropes only to mercilessly flip them on their head and not fulfill the reader’s expectations. Helplessly ensconced inside binary oppositions, I had a deep love/hate relationship with this entire fantasy

July 26th, 2015|Categories: Fantasy Books|Comments Off on 9 Times the Magicians Trilogy by Lev Grossman Was Surprisingly Fulfilling