I'm a Teen: Fantasy / Dystopian

  • Red Rising

    Book Dumpling Recommends For: Fans of dystopian fiction Readers looking for a futuristic novel about a man who tries to subvert the existing caste system of his society, and make his world a better place Lovers of Brave New World, The Hunger Games, or The Giver


  • Uprooted

    Book Dumpling Recommends For: Lovers of magical dystopian societies. Readers interested in a village where the innocent girls are scared of becoming the dragon’s next sacrifice. Fans of fantastical stories uncovering a mystery.  


  • The Humans

      Book Dumpling Recommends For: Lovers of humorous science fiction Readers interested in an alien sent to inhabit the body of a professor to stop the world from learning about his mathematic discovery. Fans of stories that tackle the existential questions.


  • An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes #1)

    Book Dumpling Recommends For: Readers interested in dystopian fiction about risking one's life in a tyrannical empire. Fans of rebels and spies. Those looking for the story of Laia, a slave, and Elias, a soldier. You can guess where this goes. Kind of.


  • Red Queen (Red Queen #1)

    Book Dumpling Recommends For: Lovers of YA high fantasy, romance series. Those into ‘caste’ system-type dystopian books (world is divided into Reds (low) and Silvers (high). You want to be a Silver. Readers looking for a heroine (Mare Barrow) in possession of a secret power that lands her in the...


  • The Golden Compass

    Book Dumpling Recommends For: Fans of heroes, magical creatures, and noble journeys Readers looking to be immersed in a fantasy universe where a young girl and her animal companion embark on an epic quest to save her brother, and her world. Anyone who loved The Lion, the Witch and the...


  • Graceling (Graceling Realm #1)

    Recommended for: Readers of high fantasy looking for a kick-ass heroine (Katsa) who has been able to kill a man with her bare hands since she’s 8. Fans of terrible secrets that appear further down the narrative road. Anyone who enjoys reading about teen characters falling in love.