#45 – Young Adult Dystopias

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In this episode, I give an overview of recent action movies in the sci-fi genre. Movie recommendation: Everything Everywhere All at Once Other movies discussed: Tenet Free Guy The Matrix: Resurrections
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Dystopian fiction has been the core of young adult sci-fi for the past 15 years. In this episode, we explore how they got their start and what makes them so popular.

Book recommendation: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

My analysis of Mortal Engines.

Other books discussed:
Unwind by Neal Shusterman
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
The Selection by Kiera Cass
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Maximum Ride by James Patterson
The Chrysalids by John Wyndham
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve

Check out this episode!

About Alex R. Howe

I'm a full-time astrophysicist and a part-time science fiction writer.
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1 Response to #45 – Young Adult Dystopias

  1. Aditi B says:

    Hello Alex
    Wanted to thank you as one of your posts helped me in my school project.

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