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Multcolib My Librarian Alison: Not your everyday apocalypse

Station Eleven
Station Eleven By Mandel, Emily St. John (Book - 2014 ) FICTION MANDEL 2014 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 231 on 39 copies

Annotation:A surprisingly delicate description of human connection and the struggle for meaning in the wake of a global epidemic.

How I Live Now
How I Live Now By Rosoff, Meg (Book - 2006 ) y ROSOFF 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:What seems like it might be a typical teen angst book changes course entirely when WW III hits.

The Children of Men
The Children of Men By James, P. D. (Book - 2006 ) FICTION JAMES 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:In 2021, with the human race becoming extinct because of the infertility of all males, Oxford historian Theodore Faron is drawn into the schemes of an unlikely group of revolutionaries out to save society.

California
California A Novel By Lepucki, Edan (Book - 2014 ) FICTION LEPUCKI 2014 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 125 on 32 copies

Annotation:An unconventional take on the apocalypse that focuses on relationships and the trade-offs necessary for survival.

When She Woke
When She Woke A Novel By Jordan, Hillary (Book - 2011 ) FICTION JORDAN 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:In the future, abortion has become a crime as a series of events threatens the existence of the United States. One woman wakes up to discover that her skin color has been changed to red as punishment for having the procedure done. Now she must embark on a dangerous journey in order to find refuge from a hostile and threatening society.

Into the Forest
Into the Forest By Hegland, Jean (Book - 1998 ) FICTION HEGLAND 1998 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 3 copies

Annotation:Two sisters survive a near-future apocalypse and retreat into a forest where they relearn what it means to be human.

The Brief History of the Dead
The Brief History of the Dead By Brockmeier, Kevin (Book - 2006 ) FICTION BROCKMEIE Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 2 copies

Annotation:A haunting story about a woman at an Antarctic research station who, in spite of her solitude, slowly becomes aware that all is not well with the greater world.

The Dog Stars
The Dog Stars By Heller, Peter (Book - 2012 ) FICTION HELLER 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Surviving a pandemic disease that has killed everyone he knows, a pilot establishes a shelter in an abandoned airport hangar before hearing a random radio transmission that compels him to risk his life to seek out other survivors.

The Pesthouse
The Pesthouse A Novel By Crace, Jim (Book - 2007 ) FICTION CRACE All copies in use Availability details

Annotation: "Once the safest, most prosperous place on earth, the United States is now a lawless, scantly populated wasteland. The machines have stopped. The government has collapsed. Farmlands lie fallow and the soil is contaminated by toxins. Across the country, families have packed up their belongings to travel eastward toward the one hope left: passage on a ship to Europe."

The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale By Atwood, Margaret (Book - 1998 ) FICTION ATWOOD 1998 Available in some locations Holds: 8 on 29 copies

Annotation:A look at the near future presents the story of Offred, a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, once the United States, an oppressive world where women are no longer allowed to read and are valued only as long as they are viable for reproduction.

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Surely the apocalypse isn't all zombies and survivalists! Here are some unique and unpredictable books about post-apocalypse and dystopias. Get a list of personalized reading recommendations at https://multcolib.org/my-librarian


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