Dystopian Novels! Yay or nay?

Recently, I've found myself shying away from reading anything in the Dystopian fiction genre. I find that they echo the same sort of rough rubric and - though they're fun to read in moderation - I can't read one after another after another after another after... well, you get the point. The government is somehow [...]

Book to Screen: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9hZ40TJ0zs ~*~*~*~*~ I've never read If I Stay by Gayle Forman (mostly because I've heard that it'll make me cry). I know I shouldn't rely on the trailer, but it looks like a good one! I'm definitely jumping onto this bandwagon late, though... Have any of you read it? Would you recommend it? Did you [...]