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Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your Attention

Looking for the best Alternative Fiction books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.

The Oregon War (2019)

 Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionIn our history, Mt. St. Helens erupted on November 22, 1842. The resulting ash plumed skyward, eventually falling into the Pacific Ocean. But what if the wind was different that day? In The Oregon War, the ash falls into the lush Willamette Valley, poisoning the area and causing hardship and famine for years to come. While the American settlers desperately cling to survival, the British Empire sends troops and ships from the north to protect their interests in the region.
Author(s): T.T. Drewett

Rome – An Alternate History (2019)

 Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionDuring the early stages of the Roman Empire under the Princep Augustus, certain events established a destructive pattern which made inevitable the decline and fall of the empire. I chose one salient nexus point, the accidental death of the superb general Nero Claudius Drusus in the summer of 9 BCE as the point when the decline began to be inevitable.
Author(s): Brian Boyington

Alternative Apocalypse (Alternatives) (2019)

 Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionHow will the world end? With aliens or angels? Or a ground hog?Bleak despair? Martial fervor?
Author(s): Bob Brown, J.J. Steinfeld, et al.

Acts of War (Usurper’s War) (2014)

 Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your Attention–Squadron Leader Adam Haynes, No. 303 (Polish) Squadron Heinrich Himmler’s Germany stands triumphant in the West, its “Most Dangerous Enemy” forced to the peace table by a hailstorm of nerve gas and incendiaries. With Adolf Hitler avenged and portions of the Royal Navy seized as war prizes, Nazi Germany casts its baleful gaze across the Atlantic towards an increasingly isolationist United States.
Author(s): James Young

Alternative 3: The 1978 Cult SciFi Classic Republished with New Material (2016)

 Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionTruth, they say, is stranger than fiction and so it is with Alternative 3. Alternative 3 revealed a conspiracy so fantastic it was easy to refute. But four decades later facts the author exposed have proven to be true. Global warming is accepted as happening. Presidents Obama and Putin have met to discuss climate change. Scientists continue to disappear.
Author(s): Leslie Watkins

The Moscow Option: An Alternative Second World War (2013)

 Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionThis provocative alternative history looks at the Second World War from a new angle – what might have happened had the Germans taken Moscow in 1941. Based on authentic history and real possibilities, this unique speculative narrative plays out the dramatic consequences of opportunities taken and examines the grotesque possibilities of a Third Reich triumphant.On 30 September 1941, the Germans fight their way into the ruins of Moscow and the Soviet Union collapses.
Author(s): David Downing

Nefertiti’s Heart (The Artifact Hunters) (Volume 1) (2017)

 Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionCara Devon has always suffered curiosity and impetuousness, but tangling with a serial killer might cure that. Cara has a simple mission in London – finalise her father's estate and sell off his damned collection of priceless artifacts.
Author(s): A. W. Exley

Beyond Science Fiction: The Alternative Michael Whelan (Baby Tattoo Carnival of Astounding Art) (2018)

 Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionEscape to thought-provoking realms and explore awe-inspiring vistas with Michael Whelan’s “Beyond Science Fiction” art book.Throughout a credentialed career spanning nearly 5 decades, Michael Whelan has successfully straddled the historically at-odds worlds of fine art and commercial illustration.
Author(s): Michael Whelan, Robert Williams

The Alternative: Awaken Your Dream, Unite Your Community, and Live in Hope (2019)

 Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your Attention“The Alternative is about thinking differently. Doing differently. Creating your own path. Taking paths of great resistance. And actually making a difference in the lives around us … and in the world at large.” —Caleb Stanley and Austin DennisThe Alternative: Awaken Your Dreams, Unite Your Community and Live in Hope focuses on the big issues in life: friendship, dating, anxiety, self-esteem, faith, and the future—to name a few.
Author(s): Caleb Stanley , Austin Dennis , et al.

Sudden Game (2019)

 Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionA naked woman takes one hundred thousand fans by surprise when she storms the playing field. The writing on her buttocks reads: Free World. Contrary to expectations, the stewards do nothing to stop her.
Author(s): Amos Talshir

Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your Attention

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some alternative fiction books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Alternative Masculinities in Feminist Speculative Fiction: A New Man

Author(s): Michael Pitts
ID: 3130111, Publisher: Lexington Books, Year: 2021, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

A Critical Collection on Alejandro Morales: Forging an Alternative Chicano Fiction

Author(s): Marc Garcia-Martinez (editor), Francisco A. Lomeli (editor)
ID: 3194928, Publisher: University of New Mexico Press, Year: 2021, Size: 7 Mb, Format: pdf

Palestinian Citizens in Israel: A History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

Author(s): Manar H. Makhoul
ID: 3137670, Publisher: Edinburgh University Press, Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly chart-busters according to Chicago Tribune, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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