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Readalikes for Fans of Divergent and The Hunger Games

    Enclave

    Enclave - Ann Aguirre

    In a post-apocalyptic future, Deuce, a loyal Huntress, brings back meat while avoiding the Freaks outside her enclave, but when she is partnered with the mysterious outsider, Fade, she begins to see that the strict ways of the elders may be wrong--and dangerous.
    Above

    Above - Leah Bobet

    When an army of mindless, whispering shadows invade Safe, a secret, underground community of freaks and disabled outcasts, Matthew, Ariel, and other misfits go to the dangerous place known as Above, where Matthew makes a shocking discovery about the histories entrusted to him.
    The Testing

    The Testing - Joelle Charbonneau

    Malencia (Cia) Vale is chosen to participate in The Testing to attend the University; however, Cia is fearful when she figures out her friends who do not pass The Testing are disappearing.
    After the Snow

    After the Snow - S. D. Crockett

    Willo Blake, born after the 2059 snows that ushered in a new ice age, encounters outlaws, halfmen, and an abandoned girl as he journeys in search of his family, who mysteriously disappeared from the freezing mountain that was their home.
    The Living

    The Living - Matt de la Peña

    After an earthquake destroys California and a tsunami wrecks the luxury cruise ship where he is a summer employee, high schooler Shy confronts another deadly surprise.
    The Pledge

    The Pledge - Kimberly Derting

    In a dystopian kingdom where the classes are separated by the languages they speak, Charlaina "Charlie" Hart has a secret gift that is revealed when she meets a mysterious young man named Max.
    Perfect Ruin

    Perfect Ruin - Lauren DeStefano

    Morgan Stockhour lives in Internment, a floating city utopia. But when a murder occurs, everything she knows starts to unravel.
    Girl in the Arena

    Girl in the Arena - Lise Haines

    In Massachusetts, Lyn, who has grown up in the public eye as the daughter of seven gladiators, wants nothing less than to follow her mother's path, but her only way of avoiding marriage to the warrior who killed her last stepfather may be to face him in the arena.
    Birthmarked

    Birthmarked - Caragh O'Brien

    In a future world baked dry by the sun and divided into those who live inside the wall and those who live outside it, sixteen-year-old midwife Gaia Stone is forced into a difficult choice when her parents are arrested and taken into the city.
    Life As We Knew It

    Life As We Knew It - Susan Beth Pfeffer

    Through journal entries sixteen-year-old Miranda describes her family's struggle to survive after a meteor hits the moon, causing worldwide tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions.
    Defiance

    Defiance - C.J. Redwine

    When Rachel's father goes missing on a mission, her attempt to escape their walled city-state and find him brings danger, heartbreak, and a new romance with her father's apprentice.
    Dark Inside

    Dark Inside - Jeyn Roberts

    After tremendous earthquakes destroy the Earth's major cities, an ancient evil emerges, turning ordinary people into hunters, killers, and insane monsters, but a small group of teens comes together in a fight for survival and safety.
    How I Live Now

    How I Live Now - Meg Rosoff

    To get away from her pregnant stepmother in New York City, fifteen-year-old Daisy goes to England to stay with her aunt and cousins, with whom she instantly bonds, but soon war breaks out and rips apart the family while devastating the land.
    Article 5

    Article 5 - Kristen Simmons

    Ember Miller has perfected the art of keeping a low profile in a future society in which Moral Statutes have replaced the Bill of Rights and offenses carry stiff penalties, but when Chase, the only boy she has ever loved, arrests her rebellious mother, Ember must take action.
    Orleans

    Orleans - Sherri Smith

    Set in a futuristic, hostile Orleans landscape, Fen de la Guerre must deliver her tribe leader's baby over the Wall into the Outer States before her blood becomes tainted with Delta Fever.
    Ashes, Ashes

    Ashes, Ashes - Jo Treggiari

    In a future Manhattan devastated by environmental catastrophes, Lucy survives alone until vicious hounds target her and force her to join Aidan and his band, but soon they learn that she is the target of Sweepers, who kidnap and infect people with plague.
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