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3 books to read if you still aren’t over Black Mirror

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So season 5 of Black Mirror dropped on Netflix and it’s probably safe to say everyone was pretty excited to see Miley Cyrus as a wig-wearing popstar again (shoutout to everyone out there who still isn’t over the last season of Hannah Montana *cries*.)

But then, alas, the inevitable happens. You watch. You binge-watch. You run out of episodes.

So, if you’re looking for an eerie story encased in the power of technology and the unknown, we’ve got a couple of reads to hold you over.

 

Girl Gone Viral by Arvin Ahmadi

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With the rise of VR in the real world, this story of digital fame and the long-term effect technology has on a community really doesn’t feel too far off. Girl Gone Viral is the inventive and hauntingly timely story of a seventeen-year-old coder’s catapult to stardom. What begins as a small data hack to win a contest spirals out of control when Opal Hopper goes viral, digging her deeper into a hole of lies, hacks, and manipulation. How far will Opal go for the answers–or is it the attention–she’s wanted for years?

 

The Waning Age by S.E. Grove

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Black Mirror is constantly enticing us with the scary questions about humanity. Can you imagine not being able to feel? Having your emotions ‘wane’ away when you reach a certain age? In a scarily relatable world, S. E. Grove explores what would happen if we became desensitized to violence and the power of love to change.

 

When the Sky Fell on Splendor by Emily Henry 

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This gripping novel about a group of friends in a small town who find themselves dealing with unexpected powers after a cosmic event feels like Black Mirror meets Stranger Things and we’re really here for it.

 

 

 

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