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Multcolib My Librarian Alison: Not your everyday apocalypse

How I Live Now
How I Live Now By Rosoff, Meg (Book - 2006 ) y ROSOFF 2006 Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 7 copies

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.

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 Available in some locations

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 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:"A deadly virus has spread rapidly across Earth, effectively cutting off wildlife specialist Laura Byrd at her crippled Antarctica research station from the rest of the world. Meanwhile, the planet's dead populate "the city," located on a surreal Earth-like alternate plane, but their afterlives depend on the memories of the living, such as Laura, back on home turf." - Publisher's Weekly

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 Available in some locations

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: 4 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 dystopian titles. This list was made for someone looking for reading recommendations. Would you like a list of your own? Just fill out the form at https://multcolib.org/my-librarian


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