Dark Futures: A VOYA Guide to Apocalyptic, Post-Apocalyptic, and Dystopian Books and Media
242 p. illus. 8.5 x 11 Trade paperback. 978-1617510052
VOYA Subscribers $40 all others $50. June 2012
“Need help staying on top the tsunami made by The Hunger Games? Rest assured, Brandy Danner’s comprehensive work provides one-stop shopping for all your apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic, and dystopian needs. Need a quick booktalk? No problem. You can choose from Fahrenheit 451, or Battle Royale to V for Vendetta. Teens like dystopian movies you say? We got your DVDs and Blu-rays right here including old school Twilight Zone episodes. Brandy Danner’s guide will be an invaluable source as long as teens feel nervous about their future. Get yours before it’s too late. The world won’t last forever.” ~ Rollie Welch
Dark Futures is the only guide you need to connect teens with dystopian, apocalyptic, and post-apocalyptic books and media. Complete with plot summaries, dystopian and apocalyptic elements, 30-second booktalks, read-alike lists, and recommended audiences, this guide offers 134 books, graphic novels, and movies for teen audiences that love The Hunger Games. Great for reader’s advisory, booktalking, and collection development, Dark Futures belongs in your reader’s advisory collection.