Bleak Devotion by Gemma Drazin

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Title:  Bleak Devotion
Author:  Gemma Drazin
Published:  June 23, 2014
Genre:  Dystopian, Science Fiction
Format:  epub
Source:  Read For Review

Jessica doesn’t know how long it’s been, only that it seems like forever since she’s allowed her feelings to show. Ever since they attacked her city. Monsters which appear human but are void of any expression, and seem bent on destroying all signs of sentiment in others. Their lethal blades shred anyone who shows even the slightest emotion.

After her only remaining friend is killed, Jessica flees the city hoping to find a place where emotions aren’t fatal. A place to grieve those she lost and live out her meager existence. When she discovers the world of the emotionless creatures isn’t what she believes, the love it leads her to may also be the path to her own death.

*I received a free copy of this book in return for an honest review.*

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Fuse by Julianna Baggott

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Title: Fuse
Author:  Julianna Baggott
Published:  February 19, 2013
Series:  The Pure Trilogy #2
Genre:  Dystopian/Science Fiction
Format:  Kindle
Source:  Purchased

When the world ended, those who dwelled within the Dome were safe. Inside their glass world the Pures live on unscarred, while those outside—the Wretches—struggle to survive amidst the smoke and ash.

Believing his mother was living among the Wretches, Partridge escaped from the Dome to find her. Determined to regain control over his son, Willux, the leader of the Pures, unleashes a violent new attack on the Wretches. It’s up to Pressia Belze, a young woman with her own mysterious past, to decode a set of cryptic clues from the past to set the Wretches free.

An epic quest that sweeps readers into a world of beautiful brutality, Fuse continues the story of two people fighting to save their futures—and change the fate of the world. Continue reading

Zoo by Tara Elizabeth

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Title:  Zoo
Author:  Tara Elizabeth
Published:  May 20, 2013
Series:  The Enclosure Chronicles #1
Genre:  Dystopian
Format:  Kindle
Source:  Purchased

A chronicle of my time living in a zoo . . . I’m not really sure where to start, and you may have trouble believing me even as I tell you my story. My family did. They laughed the first time I told them, so now I just say it was all a crazy dream. You see, I died in a totally preventable car accident . . . or so I thought. When I opened my eyes, I was shocked to discover that I had been resurrected into the year 2282 and, just as unbelievably, was locked up in a zoo! A HUMAN ZOO! Oh wait, I mean the People’s Past Anthropological Center. Continue reading

arbitrate by Megan Thomason

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Title:  arbitrate
Author:  Megan Thomason
Published:  October 27, 2013
Series:  daynight (#2)
Genre:  Dystopian
Format:  Kindle
Source:  Purchased

It’s one year later. Everything has changed.

Remember The Second Chance Institute (SCI). Earth’s benevolent non-profit by day, Thera’s totalitarian regime by night. They’ve stepped up their game on Earth and on Thera—infiltrating political parties, preying on the downtrodden, and planning offensive maneuvers. And they’re handing out more “second chances” than ever before. The SCI’s abuse of their charter leads to Arbiter oversight and bitter consequences. Continue reading

Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

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Under the Never Sky by Veronica RossiTitle:  Under the Never Sky
Author:  Veronica Rossi
Published:  January 3, 2012
Series:  Under the Never Sky #1
Genre:  Dystopian, Science Fiction
Format:  Kindle
Source:  Purchased

Aria is a teenager in the enclosed city of Reverie. Like all Dwellers, she spends her time with friends in virtual environments, called Realms, accessed through an eyepiece called a Smarteye. Aria enjoys the Realms and the easy life in Reverie. When she is forced out of the pod for a crime she did not commit, she believes her death is imminent. The outside world is known as The Death Shop, with danger in every direction. Continue reading