Sometimes, the world can be a cold and dark place. Amidst economic challenges, political constraints and tyrannical governments on the horizon, it's hard for people to find a voice and revolt against injustice.
However, the escape can be found in the form of books such as The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. In anticipation of its film adaptation, here are some similar titles sure to inspire you.
One touch and it's over. The page-turning thriller Shatter Me tells the story of Juliette, a shy, timid and powerful girl who has never fought for herself. This changes when she is committed to an asylum and teams up with a free-spirited rebel to start a revolution.
When Thomas wakes up in an elevator lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. In The Maze Runner, he goes on a dark journey down a limitless and ever-changing maze with terrifying secrets of his past.
At 16, Ruby should be fighting acne, studying for the PSATs and crushing on boys. In The Darkest Minds, she escapes from a camp for teens with superpowers and joins a group of outcasts to fight against a rigid and unjust government.
Sorry Six Flags, there's a new theme park in town. In Augland, you'll find food, games and shelter from the post-war world. It's up to Ashton to escape the deadly park's tyranny and fight for her freedom.
Roses are red, violets are blue. No matter where Winston goes, Big Brother is watching him...and you! George Orwell's classic novel 1984 sees Winston learn the difference between the truth, lies and finding your voice in a world that would rather you be silent.
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