Category Archives: dystopia

Fluttering Thoughts: French Port by Charles Baldwin

Categories: 2 butterflies, Charles Baldwin, dystopia, fluttering thoughts, RBR, suspense, thriller
French PortBy Charles BaldwinEditions: ebook, hardcover, paperbackPublished June 18th 2011 by Author HouseGenre: Thriller / Suspense { Dystopia }Source: review copyFrench Port is dying. Modern medicine has doubled its population. The island's farmers have harvested its trees to bring more land under cultivation. The sun dries out the top soil and the wind takes it out to sea. The island's disaster is not only ecological. French Port once exported modest quantities of timber and some potatoes. Now it must import fertilizers, which it can't afford, Read more [...]

Excerpt: Rupture by Curtis Hox + Giveaway

Categories: bewitching book tours, book tour, Curtis Hox, dystopia, giveaway, open giveaway, ya
Rupture (Transhuman Warrior #1)by Curtis Hox Editions: ebookPublished March 13th 2012 by Curtis HoxGenre: YA Dystopian FantasySimone Wellborn is a Transhuman with an attitude. She’s been genetically engineered from birth to be super smart. The problem? All that tinkering her parents paid top dollar for provided a few unexpected results, like an annoying ability to blast telekinetic energy at the worst possible times. She also has another tricky issue: strange entities possess her and, worse, transform her into something dangerous. Simone's mother Read more [...]

Review: The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa

Categories: 4 butterflies, Blood of Eden series, dystopia, Julie Kagawa, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, review, some romance, teen romance, urban fantasy, vampires, ya
The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden #1)by Julie KagawaEditions: ebook, hardcover, paperbackExpected publication: April 24th 2012 by Harlequin TeenSource: netgalleyIn a future world, Vampires reign. Humans are blood cattle. And one girl will search for the key to save humanity.Allison Sekemoto survives in the Fringe, the outermost circle of a vampire city. By day, she and her crew scavenge for food. By night, any one of them could be eaten.Some days, all that drives Allie is her hatred of them. The vampires who keep humans as blood cattle. Until the Read more [...]

Review: Divergent (Divergent #1) by Veronica Roth

Categories: 4 butterflies, bildungsroman, Divergent, dystopia, review, ROMR, some romance, Veronica Roth, ya
     DivergentVeronica Roth; Paperback, 487 pagesPublished May 3rd 2011 by HarperCollins Children's BooksSource: my own copyBeatrice "Tris" Prior has reached the fateful age of sixteen, the stage at which teenagers in Veronica Roth's dystopian Chicago must select which of five factions to join for life. Each faction represents a virtue: Candor, Abnegation, Dauntless, Amity, and Erudite. To the surprise of herself and her selfless Abnegation family, she chooses Dauntless, the path of courage. Her choice exposes her to the demanding, violent initiation Read more [...]

Review: Guardian of Time (The Prophecies #2) by Linda Hawley

Categories: 4 butterflies, action, adventure, dystopia, Linda Hawley, paranormal, RBR, review
     Guardian of Time (The Prophecies)Linda Hawley ; Kindle EditionPublished October 26th 2011 by Nouveau PublishingIt’s the near future, and society is government controlled. Technology tracks everyone, personal privacy does not exist, and even food supplies are being monitored. The hope for freedom lies in the operations of an underground organization, GOG, which fights against worldwide oppression. Their most powerful weapon is Ann Torgeson, a paranormally-gifted operative, who unseals The Prophecies with her powers. With the government Read more [...]

Review: The Apocalypse Gene by Suki Michelle, Carlyle Clark

Categories: 4 butterflies, action, Carlyle Clark, dystopia, paranormal, RBR, review, Suki Michelle, teen romance, ya
    The Apocalypse GeneSuki Michelle, Carlyle Clark; Paperback, 252 pagesExpected publication: October 17th 2011 by Parker PublishingWith Pandemic ravaging the globe, Olivya's psychic Sight compels her to see auras riddled with the colors of despair, and now her mother is infected.Olivya’s only hope is the mysterious Mikah, a powerful Empath who claims the Pandemic is linked to his clan, the Kindred, and their brooding, monstrous, Immortal Lord. But can she trust this boy who can manipulate her very emotions?With Mikah's aid, Olivya races to Read more [...]