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Enjoyed The Road? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to The Road. Here are 10 books that you’ll like if you liked The Road.

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The Stand
Stephen King - Jan 01, 2011 (first published in 1978)
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First come the days of the plague. Then come the dreams.Dreams that warn of the coming of the dark man. The apostate of death, his worn-down boot heels tramping the night roads. The warlord of the charnel house and Prince of Evil.His time is at hand. His empire grows in the west and the Apocalypse looms....
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Justin Cronin The Passage Trilogy 3 Books Collection Set
Justin Cronin - Jan 01, 2018
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Justin Cronin The Passage Trilogy 3 Books Collection Set (The Passage, The Twelve, The City of Mirrors). Description The Passage Amy Harper Bellafonte is six years old and her mother thinks she's the most important person in the whole world. She is. Anthony Carter doesn't think he could ever be in a worse place than Death Row. He's wrong. FBI agent...
I Am Legend
Richard Matheson - Nov 12, 2019 (first published in 1954)
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Robert Neville is the last living man on Earth... but he is not alone. Every other man, woman and child on the planet has become a vampire, and they are hungry for Neville's blood.By day he is the hunter, stalking the undead through the ruins of civilisation. By night, he barricades himself in his home and prays for the dawn.How long can one man su...
Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel - Jun 02, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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A National Book Award FinalistA PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, had a heart attack on stage during a production of King Lear. That was the night when a devastating flu pandemic arrived in the city, and within weeks, civilization as we know it came to an end. Twenty...
The Passage
A Novel (Book One of The Passage Trilogy)
Justin Cronin - May 17, 2011 (first published in 2010)
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An epic and gripping tale of catastrophe and survival, The Passage is the story of Amy–abandoned by her mother at the age of six, pursued and then imprisoned by the shadowy figures behind a government experiment of apocalyptic proportions. But Special Agent Wolgast, the lawman sent to track her down, is disarmed by the curiously quiet girl—and risk...
Oryx and Crake
Margaret Atwood - May 01, 2004
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Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, Crake, and the beautiful and elusive Oryx whom they both loved. In search of an...
The Host
Stephenie Meyer - Apr 13, 2010 (first published in 2008)
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Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the minds of human hosts while leaving their bodies intact. Wanderer, the invading "soul" who has been given Melanie's body, didn't expect to find its former tenant refusing to relinquish possession of her mind.As Melanie fills Wanderer's thoughts with visi...
Frankenstein
Mary Shelley - Jul 07, 2020 (first published in 1818)
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Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only eighteen. At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science, Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein. Obsessed with discovering the cause of generation and life and bestowing animation upon lifeless matte...
The Children of Men
P. D. James - May 16, 2006 (first published in 1992)
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Librarian note: This is a later printing of ISBN 0-307-27543-4 with a slightly different cover than the one used on the first printing. As Goodreads does not allow for more that one record per ISBN a record for the first printing was added without the ISBN.Told with P. D. James’s trademark suspense, insightful characterization, and riveting storyte...
The Last Man
Mary Shelley - Apr 02, 2018 (first published in 1826)
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A futuristic story of tragic love and of the gradual extermination of the human race by plague, The Last Man is Mary Shelley's most important novel after Frankenstein. With intriguing portraits of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron, the novel offers a vision of the future that expresses a reaction against Romanticism, and demonstrates the failure ...