Book Blogger Hop: Apr 29 – May 5

The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Crazy-For-Books and is currently being hosted by Coffee Addicted Writer. Every Friday, a new question is posted for book bloggers to answer in the coming week. The purpose of the hop is connection and community. You can discover new blogs to follow, new books to read, and you may end up with some new followers, as well!

This Week’s Question

Which do you think is more likely – clean utopia or frenzied dystopia?

Submitted by Julie @ Stepping Stone Book Reviews.

Well, this is certainly an interesting question! The optimistic side of me would love to lean towards a clean utopia. I like to have hope that humanity, at some point, can set aside our differences and work towards a beneficial future for all of us. The current state of the world, however, doesn’t seem like it is heading down the utopia road. At this point, I would say a bleak, dystopian future is much more likely.

Now, when it comes to reading, I have to say that I enjoy books that have a utopia more, but that’s not for the reasons some might think. After all, most of the books I’ve read that feature a supposed “utopia” usually have something darker lurking under the surface and that’s what I love to read! I love reading about the slow unraveling as people realize their perfect world isn’t quite as perfect as they thought. Especially if there’s an uprising involved! I do love a good uprising.

Besides, dystopian books hit a little too close to home these days…


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