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The Chosen
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 The Chosen, a fiction novel written by Chaim Potak, is about two young Jewish boys and their friendship. Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders grow up in different environments and backgrounds, but they somehow manage to relate to each other on a... (more »)
Paper Towns by John Greeb
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 Imagine living in the shadows of someone you knew and loved and suddenly, they reappear but in a blink of any eyes they’re gone. Leaving you to pick up the pieces solve the mystery in which the prize is where they are. Paper Towns’ by John... (more »)
Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
    Susannah Cahalan intricately weaves together a powerful memoir about her struggle to recapture her identity after it’s stolen by an extremely rare disease, to form Brain On Fire. In her memoir, she goes back into those missing months of... (more »)
Lord of the Flies by William Golding This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Are human beings inherently good—or inherently evil? William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies, is a raw look at the horrid depths of human nature, and what happens to children when societal and governmental controls disappear. Lord of the... (more »)
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
    Cinder is a 16 year old girl or at least she was a full girl until something terrible happened to her.  Now she is half girl, half cyborg and all she ever wanted was to fit in with everyone else and get to go to the ball.... (more »)
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
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Utopia or Dystopia? The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is a remarkable book that does not fit into the category of utopia. The plot is that Katniss Everdeen’s sister is chosen to go fight to the death, but Katniss bravely volunteers to take... (more »)
Heaven (Halo, #3) by Alexandra Adornetto
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Heaven is supposed to be nice. A quite white place filled with love and self-satisfaction. Where the already dead wait in their paradise for their living loved ones to join them.  After all, what do you want than after a hard journey through... (more »)
The Veldt: Definitely Not Utopian by Ray Bradbury
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The Veldt by Ray Bradbury is about the Hadley’s buying a “magical” nursery, for their spoiled children, so they can see their thinking pattern. Only in the end the kids wish a gruesome death on them. In my opinion this short story is... (more »)
the Hunger Games by Suzanna Collins
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The Hunger Games The book I am doing a critical review on is The Hunger Games, written by Suzanne Collins. It is about this girl names Katniss Everdeen who steps in for her sisters place, Primrose Everdeen, at the reaping. The male chosen was... (more »)
Prodigy by Marie Lu
Prodigy by Marie Lu is about a boy named Day who is on the run from the Republic (The Government) for committing crimes for good against the republic. His brother has been taken by them for use of a human weapon from the plague. He wants to... (more »)
The Giver by Lois Lowry
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My Critical Review on The Giver   The Giver was written by Lois Lowry. It is about a 13 year old boy named Jonas who is chosen to be the giver and then digs deeper into the government and finds out it’s not like he expected it. This text... (more »)
Legend by Marie Lu
                                              Legend Legend is a dystopian novel written by Marie Lu it is about two fifteen year olds named Day, the world’s most wanted criminal and June, who was... (more »)
the hunger games by suzanne collins
The Hunger Games In The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, there are 12 districts also called Panem. They are controlled by a capital. Every year they pick 1 boy and 1 girl and there are 24 people who fight to the death so only 1 is standing. In... (more »)
Legend by Marie Lu
The book series ‘Legend’ Is a form of a dystopia. The society in Legend fits many descriptions and characteristics of a dystopian society. Just to think that we could have a world like that is scary to even think about. This book is... (more »)
Divergent: So not Utopian
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Divergent by Veronica Roth is not Utopian Literature. This book is about a girl named Beatrice (Tris) who takes an aptitude test and finds out she is Divergent. The government also finds out and tries to kill her. This book does not fit into the... (more »)
Scarlet
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                                               Scarlet In the dystopian text Scarlet, written by Marissa Meyer, Scarlet’s grandma has gone missing. Scarlet finds Wolf, a street fighter, who is a former member of a gang... (more »)
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