$2.99 End-of-the-World eBooks Google Play is currently having a $2.99 sale on “end-of-the-world reads.” Since I’ve read several of them, here are my recommendations: Recommended: A flu pandemic almost wipes out all of the world’s population. [Review]The key to a vast fortune is hidden within an MMO virtual reality simulation. [Review] An “ideal” society has been created through genetic engineering and brainwashing. Network devices implanted in the brains of American consumers are exploited by corporations. Women are subjugated in a totalitarian Christian theocracy. [Review] The government uses surveillance and propaganda to eliminate independent thinking. Humanoid androids are also practically indistinguishable from humans. [Review]A community has eliminated emotion, color, and memory in order to eliminate pain. [Review] Not recommended: Aggressive regulations cause vital industries to collapse. A group of boys on an uninhabited island try to govern themselves.