5 Best-Selling Original Christian Novels in Dystopian Genre

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Reading novels can be the best pleasure in life. You get to read, imagine, and live a story at the same time. Of the various genres, Christian dystopian novels are considered best for the approach they give to your life.

A dystopia is a society that is considered intimidating and unsuitable. Dystopia is the antonym of utopia an imaginary world with everything happening well. Dystopias are often considered as tyrannical, totalitarian, or full of environmental disasters that came by due to human error.

Christian Dystopian Novels
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In a dystopian society, a human is the ray of hope to take the world out of the problem whereas in the Christian dystopian world God is the final hope to make things right. In terms of writing Christian dystopian novels have Bible as their belief and any profanity or excessive violence is not there.

Novels from this genre are full of suspense and thrill. 1984 and Fahrenheit 451 are some of the best dystopian novels to be ever written. Many great pieces of the novel have been written in this genre and adopted in many award-winning movies and series.

On that note, 5 best novels from this genre ever written are mentioned below.

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1. A Time To Die

One of the best books in this genre written in the 21st century by Nadine Brandes. A time to die is a part of Out Of Time series. An award-winning book series which is about a seventeen-year-old girl knowing that she will be dead soon.

A Time To Die

From there, the writer takes you through a journey full of thrill where time is ticking and the protagonist fights through unjust authorities. Taking you through a thrilling journey writer will leave you with mind-bending questions to be answered later.

Brandes leaves no stone unturned to introduce you with some of the best of their time (futuristic) technology. The technology mentioned in the story will soon become your favourite. The story is about how the protagonist saves his people while time is running out of her life.

Genre: Christian Dystopian

Pages: 389

Goodreads rating: 4.3/5

My rating: 9.4/10

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A Time To Die

2. The Choosing

A true masterpiece from Rachelle Dekker who is Ted Dekkers’s daughter but has her way with writing a dystopian novel. ‘The choosing’ is about Carrington Hale waiting eagerly for her choosing day but fate has something else for her.

The Choosing

The novel lets you imagine how life can take a turn in seconds. Confusion and uncertainty surround the story where the writer takes you all through the world where truth can be a lie and lie can be the truth.

The remaining story is about how Carrington Hale finds her way through the life of people outside the authorities and how things are not like what she has always known. Full of suspense and well-knit story it is a read of a lifetime.

Genre: Christian dystopian, young adult

Pages: 418

Goodreads rating: 4.03/5

My rating: 8.5/10

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The Choosing
The Choosing

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3. Sneak

This novel is written by a markless Evan Angler who has given a masterpiece from some experiences of her life.


The novel deals in a fight with the government willing to do anything for absolute control. Evan Angler has been very unique in her style to create a believable world that is full of mysteries.

Then this amazing setting takes you to the underworld of markless where you exist but you do not. Discovering faults in the government and finding out some groundbreaking mysteries, with a threat upon life. The story is filled with suspense and cliffhangers for which you can ‘mark’ this book as best in its genre.

Genre: Christian dystopian, sci-fi, young adult

Pages: 288

Goodreads rating: 4.10/5

My rating: 8.9/10


4. Anomaly

One of a kind with its plot Anomaly is a first in its series of three by Krista McGee. The story of ‘Anomaly’ which justifies its title is knitted around the very feeling of emotion.


A remarkable work coming from a young author will keep you jolted by revelations that are not common in a world. It keeps you on the verge of your emotions to be in the place of the protagonist.

A writer with her prowess over words will take you to how not being a part of the design can cost you your life, In a futuristic and specially designed world with lies hidden beneath.  Well written and preachy is all which sums up this piece.

Genre: Christian Dystopia, sci-fi, young adult

Pages: 320

Goodreads rating: 3.72/5

My rating: 8.4/10

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5. Raging Storm

This book is created by an award-winning author Vanetta Chapman. The second book in the remnant series takes you through a journey of the world losing all its technology and moving into anarchy.

Raging Storm

The writer of 20 Amish novels puts you in the place to experience the extinction of faith and how perilous storms are taking over America and the lives of millions.

From there, the writer takes you into a journey wherein search of medical supplies people get stuck in a city. In the race to get out of this city, you will be filled with suspense and anxiousness to find out the next fright.

Genre: Christian dystopian

Pages: 352

Goodreads rating: 4.39/5

My rating: 9.1/10

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Raging Storm
Raging Storm

Wrap up

These are some of the best pieces. Although the list is very long these are some of the novels one must never miss to give a read. Full of suspense and surprises they will compel you to think. A dystopian novel is about things going wrong and then people finding their way out of it.

A bit different from usual, these novels will offer you a different story and setting. You would not regret reading them. Written by some of the most critically acclaimed authors, this list is of bestsellers and few undiscovered novels, which you would never encounter regularly. Dystopian novels have taught us to think beyond imaginable and that has given us some of the best creations of literature ever. One must never miss a chance to read a novel from this genre.

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