Theme - the destructive nature of mind control


I Am Not Esther by Fleur Beale

The Wave : a novel by Todd Strasser.
The Wave is based on an incident that happened in a high school history class in Palo Alto, California, in 1969.

The blood of the lamb series by Mandy Hager (The crossing, Into the wilderness, Resurrection)

Box by Penelope Todd.
Derik is on the run. Not from the deadly epidemics on the rise in New Zealand but from the ruling government and its efforts to wipe out disease. The authorities have begun Endorsement: a nation-wide drive to implant a device in every citizen, to regulate body chemistry and control emotions.

The book of secrets by Fiona Kidman
Based on an historical account of Norman McLeod, a Scottish preacher who led a band of immigrants to Nova Scotia and subsequently Waipu in the Bay of Islands. It focuses on three generations of women, and deals with issues of transgression and nonconformity within a moralistic culture. Religious aspects of social control.

The Chosen One, by Carol Lynch Williams (similar to I am not Esther but set in an American Polygamist sect)

Monsters of men, by Patrick Ness

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