Category Archives: YA Distopian

After the Parch by Sheldon Greene

After the Parch

Reviewed by Diane Pollock

After the parch, the thirst. The hunger and thirst for righteousness fills this dystopian tale.

Bran leaves the small farming community that has hidden itself away from the world following a massive disaster that leaves California an independent nation. He must register a claim to his people’s land, or risk losing it to the huge corporation that controls most of the land and available resources. Bran has had an ideal and happy life in his isolated community, but is now forced to face the larger world and it’s problems.