Young adult science fiction/dystopian/post-apocalyptic books that will be released this month:
The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi
The sequel to Ship Breaker: In America’s Gulf Coast region, where grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts, Nailer, a teenage boy, works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to make quota–and hopefully live to see another day.
The Forgetting Curve by Angie Smibert
The sequel to Memento Nora: On an otherwise glossy day, a blast goes off and a body thuds to the ground at Nora’s feet. There are terrorist attacks in the city all the time, but Nora can’t forget. In Nora’s world you don’t have to put up with nightmares.
Insurgent by Veronica Roth
The sequel to Divergent: In a future Chicago, 16-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.
Struck by Jennifer Bosworth
Mia Price is a lightning addict. Los Angeles, where lightning rarely strikes, is one of the few places Mia feels safe from her addiction. But when an earthquake devastates the city, her haven is transformed into a minefield of chaos and danger.