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12 Dystopian Series You Haven't Read But Should

These under-the-radar books will get under your skin.

by Olivia Mason

10 Books Like The Handmaid's Tale

Blessed be the fruit of Margaret Atwood's influence.

by Olivia Mason

Interview: Alex London Takes Flight with Queer fantasy 

The author of the Proxy series and The Skybound Saga talks worldbuilding, birds of prey, and writing queer stories for and about young adults. 

by Carolyn Cox

Flesh-Eating Plants Take Over the World in The Day of the Triffids

Humanity goes head to head with a dangerous, mobile plant species in John Wyndham's post-apocalyptic classic. 

by Olivia Mason

10 Must-Read Philip K. Dick Books

Explore shocking dystopian universes in Dick’s powerful novels.

by Allison Wild

Bernard Beckett's Mind-Bending Genesis Isn't Like Other Dystopian Books

In the future, 17-year-old Anax takes an oral exam on 21st century history, hoping to gain acceptance into an elite government institution.

by Olivia Mason

How Dystopian YA Continues to Evolve With the Times

In the 1980s, young adult dystopian fiction was scarce. But today, it's a cultural touchstone and a force for change.

by Madeleine Deliee

11 Books Like Ready Player One

Virtual reality escapism is just the beginning...

by Stephen Lovely

Parable of the Sower: Enter Octavia Butler's Terrifying and Unforgettable World

Possessing hope and a strange ability, Lauren is thrust into an unknown world with a seemingly impossible goal. 

by Audrey Webster

It's a Pleasure to Burn in Teaser for HBO's Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury's dystopian classic is brought to life in this powerful peek at the upcoming film.

by Carolyn Cox

Shocking Depictions of the Future from Sci-Fi and Fantasy

From dystopian fantasy worlds to apocalyptic science fiction, sometimes books give us a very disturbing look at a possible future.

by Sarah Mangiola

Philip José Farmer's Books Are More Relevant Than Ever

Thirty years after it first came out, Philip José Farmer's "Dayworld" continues to resonate with modern readers.

by Betsy Mitchell

9 Freaky Predictions from Dystopian Novels That Have Come True

These nine novels made unsettlingly accurate predictions about our modern world.

by Early Bird Books

Free Ebook: Download the Dystopian Classic The Sleeper Awakes by H.G. Wells

All Graham wanted to do was get some rest. But while he was sleeping, the world changed forever.

by The Portalist Staff

The Patterns Around Octavia Butler

Over a decade after her death, a new fan anthology reveals how Butler's work continues to connect people and communities.

by Alexandra Pierce

What If You Woke Up to Find Earth Destroyed?

Philip Wylie’s 1971 classic science fiction novel predicted a dark future for the year 2017…

by Sara Barry

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