Books tagged: Dystopian
By Wendy MacIntyre
Wendy MacIntyre creates a fictional dystopian world so dark that her characters’ chances of survival look next to impossible. When art-lover Lucia finds her most precious possession destroyed, she resolves finally to abandon The City. Along the way she gathers companions, ... Read more
By John Jantunen
An electrifying mash-up of the western, sci-fi, and horror genres set against a backdrop of the housing, mental health, opioid, and climate crises
Ex–police chief Mason Lowry is hell-bent on retribution. Ten years ago he arrested outlaw biker Clarence Boothe for selling ... Read more
Edited by Neal McLeod
Many strange tales woven and crafted to keep the reader glued to the book until its final page. Featuring cover art by award-winning artist Steven Paul Judd and the talents of Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Cherie Dimaline, Jesse Archibald-Barber, Damon Badger Heit, Tania Carter, Trevor ... Read more
Moon of the Crusted Snow
By Waubgeshig Rice
2023 Canada Reads Longlist Selection
Winner of the 2019 OLA Forest of Reading Evergreen Award
Shortlisted for the 2019 John W. Campbell Memorial Award
Shortlisted for the 2019/20 First Nation Communities READ Indigenous Literature Award
2020 Burlington Library ... Read more
By J.R. Stewart
When the real world is emptied of all that you love, how can you keep yourself from dependence on the virtual?Animal activist and punk rock star Larissa Kenders lives in a dystopian world where the real and the virtual intermingle. After the disappearance of her soulmate, Andrew, ... Read more
By Philippa Dowding
"I'm Mann, just Mann. "
The world is slowly recovering after environmental collapse, and the children of the automated, domed city of Oculum have begun to awaken. Miranda, William and the 998 other children wake to tend the fruit trees and gardens behind the thick, opaque walls ... Read more
By Philippa Dowding
The explosions come in the night.
Miranda1, Mannfred, Grannie, and the one thousand children of Oculum must flee their farm, chased by the UnRuly. But there is hope: an old friend sends word of a book that may hold the secret to their survival.
Just as they begin their journey ... Read more
By Anna Moschovakis
When environmental disaster strikes, binaries and certainties dissolve as members of two virtual reading groups reshape their lives, romances, and reality itself.
In the latest novel from Anna Moschovakis, two reading groups, Love and Anti-Love, convene digitally amidst political ... Read more