Wondering what to read after The Hunger Games trilogy? Take a look at these great reads!
Enclave by Ann Aguirre
Long after an unnamed holocaust, Deuce grows up in the sewers of New York, learning how to hunt for food and to ward off the vicious freaks. It’s only after being exiled from her group that she discovers the extent of the underground and the world above.
Matched by Ally Condie
Cassia Reyes lives in the Society, where everything is measured out in equal portions to everyone, including their future mate. But when Cassia is given a computer drive that has all of her new mate’s information, she is shocked to see someone else’s picture appear. Has her Society erred, or is this other person really her perfect match?
The Silenced by James DeVita
High school-aged Marena lives in a futuristic world where reading and writing is forbidden and the Zero Tolerance Party has killed her mother and keeps her father under house arrest. Sick of being afraid, Marena and her friends create their own resistance group—The White Rose. But will their small efforts be enough to help them keep their own identities when the Party tries to erase them?
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
Marcus may be only 17, but he is already an accomplished hacker. Falsely accused by the Department of Homeland Security and questioned for days, he returns to a San Francisco under military rule. He and his friends decide there is only one way to handle this—by taking down the DHS with their talents.
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
One of the dwindling number of children born on a human-colonized planet, Todd carries his mother’s diary as he runs for his life away from the secret that surrounds his birth. By doing so, he brings about the beginning of a planet-wide change that will engulf everyone—even the enslaved planet natives and other strangers he has never met.
The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
Years after a zombie virus has destroyed the civilization we know, Mary lives in a small village surrounded by a fence that keeps out the hoard of walking dead that will devour or infect any living person they can touch. Even though she is told what to think by the Sisterhood and the village elders, she still wonders: are there other villages out there? Are these other villages like her own? Followed by The Dead-Tossed Waves and The Dark and Hollow Places.
Unwind by Neal Shusterman
After a war over reproductive rights, America has decided that life is inviolate until a child’s 13th birthday. Between 13 and 18, troublesome or unwanted children can be “unwound,” their organs transplanted into donors so that the child will still, in one sense, be alive. Three runaway unwinds, a rebel, a state ward, and a child whose fate has always been to be unwound as a religious tithe, take flight through a world not so different from ours.
Welcome to the Ark by Stephanie S. Tolan
In a not-so-future world full of random and escalating violence, four gifted teenagers are placed in a program called “The Ark,” and together they strive to find a peaceful solution to the world’s incendiary problems.
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Tally lives for her hoverboard and the day when she will be 16 and will go through the operation that will change her from an “ugly” adolescent to a “pretty” young adult whose live will be one long party until marriage. Her visit to a village of conscientious objectors who refuse the operation make her doubt all she’s been taught, but it isn’t until her best friend Shay decides to run away that her problems really begin. Questioned by the authorities about Shay’s disappearance, Tally is given a mission: find and bring back the location of the rebel settlement—or remain ugly forever. Followed by Pretties, Specials, and Extras.
Blood Red Road by Moira Young
Saba has lived her whole life by a dying lake, helping her father and her beloved brother Lugh salvage what they need from the past “Wrecker” civilization and bringing up Emmi, the child her mother died giving birth to. Then one day four black horsemen come out of a red sand cloud, kidnapping Lugh and killing her father. Saba sets out to get Lugh back, and in the process takes a tour through the her violence-torn world.