Monday, September 11, 2017

Nine YA dystopian novels for readers who think they’re over dystopian novels

At the BN Teen Blog, Shaun Byron Fitzpatrick tagged nine YA dystopian novels with fresh twists, including:
Falls the Shadow, by Stefanie Gaither

A world where clones are commonplace is an awesome trend in dystopian novels. After Cate’s sister dies, she’s immediately replaced with the clone their parents had on standby—an exact replica of her, including the memories. Too bad this clone is now being accused of murder, or perhaps being framed for it by those who are against cloning. Interesting for anyone who’s ever contemplated cloning ethics.
Read about another entry on the list.

Falls the Shadow is among Melissa Albert's top five near-future YA novels set in awesomely altered worlds.

--Marshal Zeringue