Saturday, July 13, 2013

Apocalypse Blog Hop!!

APOCALYPSE BLOG HOP 



                                                     hosted by Rainydayramblings.com


What would you do in a post apocalypse world? Here is a list of Dystopian/apocalypse books that I have enjoyed or want o read myself. Enter into the Giveaway to Win one of these books and be Sure to check out all the other blogs on the tour and enter to win more books.


When the world ended, those who dwelled within the Dome were safe. Inside their glass world the Pures live on unscarred, while those outside—the Wretches—struggle to survive amidst the smoke and ash.

Believing his mother was living among the Wretches, Partridge escaped from the Dome to find her. Determined to regain control over his son, Willux, the leader of the Pures, unleashes a violent new attack on the Wretches. It’s up to Pressia Belze, a young woman with her own mysterious past, to decode a set of cryptic clues from the past to set the Wretches free.

An epic quest that sweeps readers into a world of beautiful brutality, Fusecontinues the story of two people fighting to save their futures—and change the fate of the world(Book 2)




We know you are here, our brothers and sisters . . .
Pressia barely remembers the Detonations or much about life during the Before. In her sleeping cabinet behind the rubble of an old barbershop where she lives with her grandfather, she thinks about what is lost-how the world went from amusement parks, movie theaters, birthday parties, fathers and mothers . . . to ash and dust, scars, permanent burns, and fused, damaged bodies. And now, at an age when everyone is required to turn themselves over to the militia to either be trained as a soldier or, if they are too damaged and weak, to be used as live targets, Pressia can no longer pretend to be small. Pressia is on the run.

Burn a Pure and Breathe the Ash . . .
There are those who escaped the apocalypse unmarked. Pures. They are tucked safely inside the Dome that protects their healthy, superior bodies. Yet Partridge, whose father is one of the most influential men in the Dome, feels isolated and lonely. Different. He thinks about loss-maybe just because his family is broken; his father is emotionally distant; his brother killed himself; and his mother never made it inside their shelter. Or maybe it's his claustrophobia: his feeling that this Dome has become a swaddling of intensely rigid order. So when a slipped phrase suggests his mother might still be alive, Partridge risks his life to leave the Dome to find her.

When Pressia meets Partridge, their worlds shatter all over again. (Book 1)





For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels. To live in a palace and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon.

But for America Singer, being Selected is a nightmare. It means turning her back on her secret love with Aspen, who is a caste below her. Leaving her home to enter a fierce competition for a crown she doesn't want. Living in a palace that is constantly threatened by violent rebel attacks.
Then America meets Prince Maxon. Gradually, she starts to question all the plans she's made for herself—and realizes that the life she's always dreamed of may not compare to a future she never imagined.




It's been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back.

Anything, including making a deal with an enemy angel.

Raffe is a warrior who lies broken and wingless on the street. After eons of fighting his own battles, he finds himself being rescued from a desperate situation by a half-starved teenage girl.

Traveling through a dark and twisted Northern California, they have only each other to rely on for survival. Together, they journey toward the angels' stronghold in San Francisco where she'll risk everything to rescue her sister and he'll put himself at the mercy of his greatest enemies for the chance to be made whole again



In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue--Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is--she can't have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.

During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles alongside her fellow initiates to live out the choice they have made. Together they must undergo extreme physical tests of endurance and intense psychological simulations, some with devastating consequences. As initiation transforms them all, Tris must determine who her friends really are--and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes exasperating boy fits into the life she's chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she's kept hidden from everyone because she's been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers unrest and growing conflict that threaten to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves . . . or it might destroy her.


If you win and would like Insurgent, because you already read Divergent. Just let me know





In a world ravaged by a nuclear holocaust, Vika Cannon knows there are no guarantees: no guarantees of safety, no guarantees that your neighbor is not actually a spy for the government, and no guarantees you'll be allowed to emigrate to a new life in China.

New Amana is dying. Food and water are scarce, and people suffering from radiation-caused mutations--the Nukeheads--are the new class of homeless.

Vika has just one purpose: to produce healthy progeny using a Husband assigned by the Match Clinic. Unhealthy children are carted away to Asylums to be experimented on, just as Vika's little sister Ceres was, eight years ago. Parents incapable of producing healthy progeny are put to death in gas chambers.

When she's assigned a Husband shortly after her twentieth birthday, Vika expects him to be complacent and obedient. But Shale Underwood has a secret. He is a member of the Radicals, the terrorist group intent on overthrowing the government. And Shale has information about Ceres.
As she learns more about the Rads's plan, Vika finds herself drawn to Shale in ways she'd never imagined. When freedom calls in the way of a healthy pregnancy, will she betray her government and risk death for Shale and Ceres?



In Sola’s city, everyone obeys the rules. Stay away from the trigger cameras and regularly update your Debtbook, and you just might survive. But having to watch the way criminals are dealt with—murdered by Demonstrators in the Stadium—is a law Sola tries to avoid. When a charming Demonstrator kisses her at a party, however, she’s thrust into the Stadium and forced into the very role she despises.

Armed with only natural resourcefulness and a caring nature, Sola narrowly survives her first bout. Her small success means she’s whisked off to a training camp, where she discovers a world beyond the trigger cameras and monitoring—a world where falling in love with a killer doesn’t seem so terrible.

Yet life as a Demonstrator has no peace. Sola must train her way through twenty-five more Demonstrations before she can return home to her father. At the end of each battle, only one survivor remains.

Sola could face anyone in the Stadium . . . even a loved one.




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31 comments:

  1. I was just saying in a post the other day how I need to read Angelfall. I also would like to check out
    fuse since I read Pure last year. Thanks for being a part of Apocalypse! I have your link updated!

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  2. I think I would love Divergent. I don't own the book, but this is one that I wish I had for my bookshelf!

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  3. I would love to win The Selection. I read and loved Divergent!

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  4. I'd choose The Selection! I haven't read any from the above except for Divergent. Thanks for the giveaway :D

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  5. I'd love to win Fuse. Thanks for the chance!

    I have read Divergent and book two in the series. I love the story! I can not wait for book 3!

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  6. I've read Divergent, and I'd love to win The Selection! Thanks for the chance to win :D

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  7. I'd love The Selection. I read Divergent and loved it. Thanks.

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  8. There are a couple of new titles for me here I find intriguing, perhaps I would choose After the Fear, it sounds intriguing. Thank you for participating in the apocalyptic fun :)

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  9. I have read Divergent. That is the only book on your list that I have read. World of Shell and Bone looks really interesting.

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  10. I'd love to win "Pure". I read it ages ago and would love to own a copy of my own. Thank you for the giveaway.

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  11. I'd probably get Fuse, thanks!

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  12. I'd go with Pure, though I'm definitely going to look into all the books, they all sound so interesting.

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  13. I would pick the Selection, and no haven't read any of the other choices :(
    Mary G Loki

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  14. I think Divergent or Angelfall

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  15. world of shell and bones no I have not had the pleasure of reading any of them

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  16. Divergent - I have not read any of them

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  17. Divergent is on my must own list! But there are others i would love as well

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  18. I read Pure and am so eager to read on, so I'd love to have Fuse! But I've also read and enjoyed Divergent, Angelfall, and The Selection.

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  19. I'd love to win Pure or Angelfall! Thanks!

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  20. I see that Insurgent is an option - I'd love to win! I have read and loved Divergent but can't find a matching paperback of Insurgent anywhere...

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  21. World of Shell and Bone sounds interesting, and I hadn't heard of it before.

    Have read Divergent.

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  22. I've never seen World of Shell and Bone. Would like to win it ;p

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  23. I would love to read Angelfall. From your list, I've only read Divergent. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  24. I've heard such great things about DIvergent.. and I want to read the series.. ;)

    vals_hemi at yahoo dot com

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  25. I have read Divergent. While I enjoyed it, I was slightly disappointed. I think it was because there was a lot of hype behind it about it being the next Hunger Games, and it just didn't up to that for me. I own Angelfall, but haven't gotten to it yet. I would probably pick The Selection.

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  26. I really wanna read The Selection!

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  27. I'd love to win Divergent. I still haven't read it! I own The Selection but haven't gotten to it yet either. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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  28. I would like World of Shell and Bone
    I read the selection,divergent and angelfall

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  29. I would love Fuse, I am reading Pure next. Thanks for the great options!

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  30. I really want The Selection! And I've read Divergent; loooooved it! :)

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