Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

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In a dystopian United Stated, Congress passed the Personhood Amendment, which gives a fertilized egg the Constitutional right to life, liberty, and property from the moment of conception. Abortion is illegal. IVF (in vitro fertilization) is banned, and adoptions are soon to be restricted to married couples only. Women who travel to Canada and are suspected of being there in order to get an abortion are sent back to the U.S. for prosecution. The right to choose is a thing of the past. Continue reading

Hannah Who Fell from the Sky by Christopher Meade

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The secluded, polygamous community of Clearhaven is the only place seventeen-year-old Hanna has ever known. Days away from her eighteenth birthday, Hanna is expected to become the fifth wife of a wealthy man in the community—a marriage that will also serve to improve her impoverished family’s financial status, to boot. Hanna isn’t looking forward to marriage however, especially after she meets a young man named Daniel who makes her question everything she’s ever believed. Continue reading