The Best Science Fiction Books ofThis story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, Forbes may receive a small share of that sale. Here are five worthy picks here with which you cannot go wrong, including a sequel to a modern classic. There are space operas, alternate histories, first-contact stories and pretty much anything a sci-fi fanatic could hope for.
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There's so much to look forward to in our speculative fiction future. Join the Den of Geek Book Club! A stand-alone science fiction novella from the award-winning, bestselling, critically-acclaimed author of the Wayfarers series. At the turn of the twenty-second century, scientists make a breakthrough in human spaceflight. Through a revolutionary method known as somaforming, astronauts can survive in hostile environments off Earth using synthetic biological supplementations. They can produce antifreeze in subzero temperatures, absorb radiation and convert it for food, and conveniently adjust to the pull of different gravitational forces. With the fragility of the body no longer a limiting factor, human beings are at last able to journey to neighboring exoplanets long known to harbor life.
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It seems like we were just here, telling you about the best science fiction and fantasy books of … but no, another six months have indeed passed, and all we have to show for it is a towering stack of fantastic, fantastical new reads. Add to Bag. It leaves Earth behind entirely, delivering us to the hostile planet January, a tidally locked world split between the frozen wastes on its dark side and the searing eternal day of its light side. In the small sliver between these two extremes, the city of Xiosphant barely supports a dwindling human population. Sophie, who comes from an unremarkable family, willingly takes the blame for a petty crime committed by her fellow student, best friend, shining star Bianca, and is condemned to death via exile into the frigid darkness as an example of the cost of even a small act of rebellion. Read our review.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. News and Interviews. These are just a few of the plots that have captured readers' attention in this year's batch of science fiction and fantasy novels. To identify the books resonating with readers, we looked at sci-fi and fantasy novels published so far this year in the U. Then we filtered that list by average rating everything on this list has at least a 3. We're seeing new names enter the field as well.