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10 Sci-fi Novels You Don’t Want to Miss!

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Book CoverUnhonored / Tracy Hickman & Laura Hickman – Trapped by the demonic force posing as her friend, Merrick, Ellis organizes a high-risk séance to contact the living in hope of escaping, rescuing her cousin, and saving the nightmare-afflicted seaside town of Gamin, Maine.

Book CoverRobert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead : search and destroy / Jay Bonansinga – For one brief moment, it seems Lilly and her plague-weary band of survivors might just engineer a better tomorrow. Banding together with other small town settlements, they begin a massive project to refurbish the railroad between Woodbury and Atlanta. The safer travel will begin a new post-apocalyptic era of trade, progress, and democracy. Little do they know, however, that trouble is brewing back home…

Book CoverThe fate of the Tearling : a novel / Erika Johansen –  The finale to the New York Times bestselling Tearling trilogy, in which Kelsea is imprisoned by the Red Queen and her guard must find a way to set her free

 

Book CoverHero / R.A. Salvatore –  Hero is the follow-up to Maestro and Archmage , and final book in the Homecoming trilogy. Something akin to “peace” has come to the Underdark. The demon hordes have receded, and now the matron mothers argue over the fate of Drizzt Do’Urden.

Book CoverApes and Angels / Ben Bova – Humankind headed out to the stars not for conquest, nor exploration, nor even for curiosity. Humans went to the stars in a desperate crusade to save intelligent life wherever they found it. A wave of death is spreading through the Milky Way galaxy, an expanding sphere of lethal gamma radiation that erupted from the galaxy’s core twenty-eight thousand years ago and now is approaching Earth’s vicinity at the speed of light. Every world it touched was wiped clean of all life.

Book CoverPhasma : Journey to Star Wars: the Last Jedi / Delilah Dawson – One of the most cunning and merciless officers of the First Order, Captain Phasma commands the favor of her superiors, the respect of her peers, and the terror of her enemies. But for all her renown, Phasma remains as virtually unknown as the impassive expression on her gleaming chrome helmet. Now, an adversary is bent on unearthing her mysterious origins– and exposing a secret she guards as zealously and ruthlessly as she serves her masters. Deep inside the Battlecruiser Absolution, a captured Resistance spy endures brutal interrogation at the hands of a crimson-armored stormtrooper– 

Book CoverNorse mythology / Neil Gaiman – Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he presents his fashioning of the primeval Norse myths into a novel, which begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds, delves into the exploits of the deities, dwarves, and giants, and culminates in Ragnarok, the twilight of the gods and the rebirth of a new time and people. Gaiman stays true to the myths while vividly recreating the characters

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Book CoverArtemis/Weir, Andy – Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you’re not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right?

Children of the FleetChildren of the fleet/Card, Orson Scott – From Orson Scott Card, a ward-winning and bestselling author of Ender’s Game , his first solo Enderverse novel in years. Children of the Fleet is a new angle on Card’s bestselling series, telling the story of the Fleet in space, parallel to the story on Earth told in the Ender’s Shadow series.

Book CoverAn unkindness of magicians / Kat Howard. – There is a dark secret that is hiding at the heart of New York City and diminishing the city’s magicians’ power in this fantasy thriller by acclaimed author Kat Howard. In New York City, magic controls everything. But the power of magic is fading. No one knows what is happening, except for Sydney–a new, rare magician with incredible power that has been unmatched in decades, and she may be the only person who is able to stop the darkness that is weakening the magic

More Resources for Deciding Your Next Sci-fi Read!

  1. Top 100 SciFi and Fantasy Books Flowchart

  2. Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books

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