What better way to wind down Dystopian Week than with a list of the 10 absolute best YA dystopian novels as suggested by our dystopian-expert members? After sifting through over 40(!!) comments we have been able to narrow down the list to the top 10. Did your favorite book make the final cut? Read on to find out!
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Crazy_Girl: Absolutely, 100% The Hunger Games!
Divergent by Veronica Roth
HippesBeuTBooks: Divergent hands-down! There is a reason it has won a ridiculous amount of awards!
The Giver by Lois Lowry
BooksRGr8: I loved the Giver, and I really really want to read the others too.
Wither by Lauren DeStefano
EliMarie17: A book that should be recognized as a dystopian novel is Wither by Lauren DeStefano.
Unwind by Neal Shusterman
blackpenguin: I love Unwind!!! It definitely deserves a spot!
Blood Red Road by Moira Young
emilyjg: Oh my... Every single one of those books deserve to be on the list, but specifically you need The Hunger Games, Divergent, and Blood Red Road for sure.
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
SarahG: "Unwind" by Neal Shusterman should be added. Of course "The Hunger Games" is on the list! "The Maze Runner" is also really great.
Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
JazmynR: Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi- It's got everything a bookworm could want: X-Men style superpowers, adventure, romance, you name it!
The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
Kami178: The Forest of Hands and Teeth was a great book.
Legend by Marie Lu
chelleyreads: divergent series by veronica roth, legend series by marie lu, the hunger games series by suzanne collins are my all-time favorite dystopians