Shatter Me

Drippy Dystopian Romance Author: Tahereh Mafi The Hunger Games were destined to spawn countless copycat Young Adult dystopian novels.  That's not really a bad thing.  Strong heroines, brave resistance to tyranny, a solid story from beginning to end - all good.  Unfortunately, grabbing a post-apocalyptic setting and tacking on a more typical and cliched "teen book" is a lot easier than borrowing the more complex elements of The Hunger Games.  Shatter Me has a smattering of originality in places, leaving it many steps above sparkling vampires, but stumbles into too many trite potholes to be a worthy dystopian successor to [...]