Tag Archives: Dystopia

Review: Insurgent and Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Insurgent and Allegiant by Veronica Roth. Harper Collins, 2012 and 2013, respectively. Currently Available. Genre: Speculative Fiction / Dystopia Face Value: Consistent and respectable. When I reviewed Divergent  a couple of years ago, I noted my appreciation for the covers and I continue … Continue reading

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Review: When We Wake by Karen Healey

When We Wake by Karen Healey. Little, Brown and Company, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Science Fiction / Dystopia Face Value: Oh. Another giant girl’s face looking creepily and vacantly out at the readers. Sure. I mean, the protagonis was cryogenically … Continue reading

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Review: The Waking Dark by Robin Wasserman

The Waking Dark by Robin Wasserman. Knopf, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Horror / Dystopia Face Value: While this isn’t exactly a cover that I tried to read in public so that people would be intrigued by it, it’s a perfectly … Continue reading

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Review: Orleans by Sherri Smith

Orleans by Sherri Smith. Penguin, 2013. Currently available. Genre: YA Futuristic/Dytopian Fiction Face Value: I adore this cover. With fantasy and futuristic book covers, I find that the cover illustrators/designers can be reluctant to go into much detail. It’s almost … Continue reading

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Review: Crewel by Gennifer Albin

Crewel by Gennifer Albin. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012. Currently available. Genre: YA Fantasy/Dystopia Face Value: The ethereal strands of colorful light evoke the visual landscape of the unusual dystopic world that Albin has created. Of course, there is the problem … Continue reading

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Review: Son by Lois Lowry

Son by Lois Lowry. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Dystopian, Speculative Fiction Face Value: Oh, I love this new set of covers for the quartet that’s being released with Son. Simple and evocative, these covers capture … Continue reading

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Review: All These Things I’ve Done by Gabrielle Zevin

All These Things I’ve Done by Gabrielle Zevin: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011 (Currently Available) Genre: Dystopian Face Value: This is a cover that drew me in right away. It features some things I really love. The chocolate heart image … Continue reading

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