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Survival Fiction Genre – What’s the best definition for survival genre? Books in the survival fiction genre are made up of stories where the main character or characters are trying to survive with little or nothing, often when society collapses, crumples, or fails them. Some stories in this genre are about people who have gotten lost or hurt in a natural environment and have to survive on their own until rescued. The main them in the survival genre is the knowledge and how-to to make do with what one has in a limited environment and keep themselves and/or others alive.

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survival fiction genre book coverSurvival Fiction Genre – Examples

Review this list of popular examples to help you get a better understanding of the survival fiction genre.

1. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

3. Patriots by James Wesley Rawles

4. Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

5. Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

6. One Second After by William R. Forstchen

7. The Road by Cormac McCarthy

8. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

9. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

10. My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

11. The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer

12. The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare

13. Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

14. Tomorrow, When the War Began by John Marsden

15. Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank

16. The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss

17. This World We Live In by Susan Beth Pfeffer

18. The River by Gary Paulsen

19. The Compound by S.A. Bodeen

20. Allegiant by Veronica Roth

21. Escaping Home by A. American

22. Surviving Home by A. American

23. Going Home by A. American

24. The Dead of Night by John Marsden

25. Rebel Heart by Moira Young

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Survival Fiction Genre – Related Book Genres

* Apocalyptic Genre

* Disaster Thriller Genre

* Dystopian Genre

* Military Fiction Genre

* Political Fiction Genre

* Post-Apocalyptic Fiction Genre

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