44 Young Adult Dystopian Novels For Teens

Many young adults are drawn to dystopian novels considering they offer a glimpse into a world that may be possible in the future.

While their content can rationalization uneasiness for some readers, dystopian novels for young adults can moreover provide a kind of therapeutic benefit–a kind of practice–for visualizing and navigating an uncertain world. They moreover often part-way a younger person as a inside weft (compared to adults)–a teenager, for example, empowered to solve crucial challenges and overcome obstacles in order to persevere fantastically cataclysmic circumstances.

Below is a mishmash of some of the most popular young sultana dystopian novels misogynist today.

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44 Thrilling Dystopian Novels For Teen Readers


Blindness (Book 1 of 2: Blindness series) by Jose Saramago


Bluescreen (Book 1 of 3: Mirador series) by Dan Wells


Delirium (Book 1 of 3: Delirium series) by Lauren Oliver


Divergent (Book 1 of 3: Divergent series) by Veronica Roth


Dry by Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman


Enclave (Book 1 of 4: The Razorland series) by Ann Aguirre


Flawed (Book 1 of 2: Flawed series) by Cecelia Ahern


Legend (Book 1 of 4: Legend series) by Marie Lu


Matched (Book 1 of 3: Matched series) by Ally Condie


Maze Runner (Book 1 of 5: The Maze Runner series) by James Dashner


Red Queen (Book 1 of 4: Red Queen series) by Victoria Aveyard


Scythe (Book 1 of 3: Arc of a Scythe series) by Neal Shusterman


Shatter Me (Book 1 of 6: Shatter Me series) by Tahereh Mafi


Skyward (Book 1 of 3: The Skyward Series) by Brandon Sanderson


The Giver (Book 1 of 4: The Giver quartet) by Lois Lowry


The Program (Book 1 of 6: The Program series) by Suzanne Young


The Testing (Book 1 of 3: The Testing trilogy) by Joelle Charbonneau


The 100 (Book 1 of 4: The 100 series) by Kass Morgan


The 5th Wave (Book 1 of 3: The 5th Wave series) by Rick Yancey


Uglies (Book 1 of 4: The Uglies series) by Scott Westerfeld


Unwind (Book 1 of 4: The Unwind dystology) by Neal Shusterman


Want (Book 1 of 2: Want series) by Cindy Pon


Way Down Dark (Book 1 of 3: The Australia trilogy) by James P. Smythe