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MOVIE REVIEWS

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Rebuilds the Mockingjay From the Boots Up

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Rebuilds the Mockingjay From the Boots Up

If the Hob still existed, everyone (read: Greasy Sae) would be gossiping about whether or not they can survive Mockingjay being chopped in half for the final two Hunger Games films. Tributes, I have been beyond the fence and can tell you: YOU WILL NOT […]

by × November 21, 2014 ×

DYSTOPIAN FICTION

Station Eleven: Dispatches From the End of the World

Station Eleven: Dispatches From the End of the World

Just when you thought you’d tired of postapocalyptic fiction, someone comes along and dazzles you with an intimate portrait of life after the end of the world, and you’re ready to pry open the old Y2K shelter again. Dazzling is […]

by × September 4, 2014 ×

NEW RELEASES

Edan Lepucki’s California Nightmare

Edan Lepucki’s California Nightmare

It’s no wonder dystopian and postapocalyptic fiction has experienced a renaissance in recent years: it provides escapism on so many levels. There’s nothing like reading a book that makes you feel grateful for the fact that you can take a […]

by × July 11, 2014 ×

THE B&N BOOKSHELF

4 Series That Are Worth The (Maddening) Wait Between Books

4 Series That Are Worth The (Maddening) Wait Between Books

We get it: you don’t want to start reading another series. You can’t stand the exquisite torture of waiting for the next installment, the unrelieved agony of the closing the cover on the final book, the mad frustration of an […]

by × March 25, 2014 ×

DIVERGENT

3 Dystopian Trilogies That Are Every Bit as Exciting as Divergent

3 Dystopian Trilogies That Are Every Bit as Exciting as Divergent

When Veronica Roth’s Divergent came out at the height of the Hunger Games–inspired mania for dystopian YA, what made it stand out from the crowd, we think, was its unrelenting action. Tris, Four, and their friends are constantly on the run […]

by × March 12, 2014 ×