Book Review: The Selection, by Kiera Cass

What happens when you cross The Bachelor with The Hunger Games and throw in a little Princess Diaries? You get The Selection, by Kiera Cass. Set in the former United States of America, now called Illea, society is ruled by a king and people are divided into eight different social classes with pre-determined roles in society. Moving up in the caste system is rare, but once every few generations a prince chooses a wife in a unusual way. […]

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Young Adult Dystopian Fiction: Coming to a Big and Small Screen Near You

Dystopian fiction is nothing new, but has seen a huge rise in popularity over the past few years with the success of Suzanne Collins’ bestselling YA series, The Hunger Games. And just like what the Twilight phenomenon did for the surging popularity of vampires and werewolves,  The Hunger Games is doing for dystopian fiction. Many dystopian series are equally as popular with both the young adult and adult crowd and fill the shelves at your […]

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