And Suddenly, Bam, World Peace? — Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi {Book Review}

Restore Me by Tahereh MafiTitle: Restore Me (Shatter Me #4)
Author: Tahereh Mafi
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release Date: March 6th, 2018
Standalone/Series: Series
Genre: New Adult – Fantasy – Dystopian

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My rating in stars: 4 stars
My rating in words: I really liked it


Juliette Ferrars thought she’d won. She took over Sector 45, was named the new Supreme Commander, and now has Warner by her side. But she’s still the girl with the ability to kill with a single touch—and now she’s got the whole world in the palm of her hand. When tragedy hits, who will she become? Will she be able to control the power she wields and use it for good?

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Ten Scary Futuristic Societies I’d Rather Not Live In, Thank You Very Much {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday!

Today is all about those scary dystopian societies I’d rather not live in, thank you very much.

However, I noticed while making this list that most of these books or series are already rather old. As in, there are not many releases of the last 1-2 years. Is the time of dystopia kind of over, or am I just not reading as much dystopia anymore as I used to?

Either way, this makes today’s post both a fun trip through memory lane and a scary trip to futures I hope we’ll never see become real.

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Book Review: In The Afterlight by Alexandra Bracken

In the Afterlight by Alexandra BrackenTitle: In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds #3)
Author: Alexandra Bracken
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Release Date: October 28th, 2014
Standalone/Series: Third book in the Darkest Minds series
Genre: Dystopian – Fantasy – Young Adult

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My rating in stars: 4 stars
My rating in words: Really liked this book


WARNING: Spoilers for book one and two in The Darkest Minds series. Spoiler-free (ish) for In The Afterlight.

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Book Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

Glass Sword by Victoria AveyardTitle: Glass Sword (Red Queen #2)
Author: Victoria Aveyard
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release Date: February 9th 2016
Standalone/Series: Second book in Red Queen series
Genre: Fantasy – Dystopian – Young Adult

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My rating in stars: 4,5 stars
My rating in words: Loved this book


WARNING: This review will contain MAJOR SPOILERS FOR BOOK 1, RED QUEEN. Do not continue if you have not yet read Red Queen. Seriously: Red Queen has one of the best plot twists ever and you do not want to be spoiled for it! Review is spoiler-free for Glass Sword though.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Futuristic Societies I Would Not Want To Live In

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Top Ten TuesdayToday’s top ten is all about the past and the future. I have a big addiction to dystopian books, which are basically about all possible versions of a (horrible) future. While they may be fun to read about, they are ABSOLUTELY not fun to live in. So that’s why I made this into a list of the ten possible futuristic dystopian societies I would NOT want to live in.


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