Moving on From Panem

My mom read The Hunger Games recently and afterward she told me, “I don’t even know what to do. What else can I read that’s like that?” I suggested The Handmaid’s Tale, which might have been a little too intense for her. (Sorry, Mom.) I should have directed her to the Lawrence Public Library’s flowchart for what to read after The Hunger Games. A sample:

Make sure to click through for the rest of their fantastic suggestions. I might take some of these recommendations to share with my YA Dystopian Society Book Club.

0 thoughts on “Moving on From Panem

  1. L.S. Engler says:

    No Battle Royale? I still prefer it over The Hunger Games, but that might simply be because of the personal connection. I’m still waiting for someone to understand why I get a little emotional whenever I heard “Born to Run.” However, if The Handmaid’s Tale might be too intense….yeah….

    • anniecardi says:

      I haven’t read/seen Battle Royale yet. I’m worried that I’ll have the opposite feeling and judge it with The Hunger Games in mind, even though BR came first.

  2. Laura says:

    Legend and Divergent are both definitely on my “to read” list. I’d like to see a “modern classics similar to The Hunger Games” list too that might include Handmaid’s Tale, Fahrenheit 451, and 1984. Love the flow chart! I might have to print this out for a spot on the library wall!

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