So I pretty much haven’t read a “normal” book since Twilight years ago. I read Hunger Games next (before the other two books were out) and have especially loved dystopian fiction since reading the Hunger Games.
Dystopian Fiction – The utopia and its offshoot, the dystopia, are genres of literature that explore social and political structures. Utopian fiction is the creation of an ideal world, or utopia, as the setting for a novel. Dystopian fiction is the opposite: creation of a nightmare world, or dystopia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dystopian_fiction
One book series I just had to mention is Lauren Oliver’s Delirium Trilogy. Book one is Delirium and Book two, Pandemonium, just came out in February. I read it and finished it last night and I’m still reeling from it. It is a must read. Delirium was good – be warned, there were parts I thought were a bit slow with it, but still liked the book a lot. But Book two, man, I am so bummed that I have to wait months for book three to come out because it’s one of those books you start and can’t stop until you finish.
Basically the premise of these series is set in a distant future in the US. Society has deemed love and emotions as deliria, a sickness that needs to be removed (via brain surgery and the removal of part of the brain) to create a perfectly peaceful society with a bunch of aemotional people. I won’t tell you guys anything more but know that while book one is good, book two will blow you away. Go read.