12 08, 2016

Staff Picks: Only Ever Yours

By |August 12th, 2016|

“You may have been perfectly designed, but there is always ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT.” This terrifying utterance by the ‘Father of the Euro Zone’ in Louise O’Neill’s excellent young adult novel Only Ever Yours will be with me forever. Only Ever Yours paints the picture of a post-apocalyptic world in which

29 01, 2015

Movie Night: Dystopia Beyond Hunger Games

By |January 29th, 2015|

I loved the Hunger Games and Divergent movies and books, but there’s so much more to the dystopian genre! Fellow librarian Sarah Burkard has already covered some of the great dystopian fiction books that we have in the collection, but there are some awesome movies that also fall under the

1 12, 2014

Raising Genre Awareness: Dystopian Fantasy

By |December 1st, 2014|

Dystopian Fantasy has been a stand out genre these past few years.  There’s the power-house teen trifecta of The Hunger Games, The Maze Runner, and Divergent series representing dystopian fantasy, but there also a spattering of other titles within Teen Fiction that is making Dystopias the genre of 2014. But

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