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Hi all,
I'm writing a YA novel with an element of Sci-fi. It's set in a made-up city that could plausibly exist. The Sci-fi element is a made up drug, and although its effects are not real, much of the drama and mystery is quite realistic. I'm getting to the stage in which I'm concerned about marketing this book, so I'm wondering if anyone has some book recommendations for me.

Favorite "realistic" YA Sci-fi books anyone?

#1 - June 14, 2014, 10:15 AM
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Megan Crewe's "Fallen World" trilogy is about a fictional outbreak, but the science behind it is all real.
#2 - June 14, 2014, 01:15 PM
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Thank you Amanda! I'll check those out.
#3 - June 16, 2014, 11:38 AM
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If you're combining drugs and science fiction (and not in the outbreak sense) then you need to read PK Dick to see what's already been done. Start with The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch.
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