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Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your Attention

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1. Alternative Fiction (2019)

Best Alternative Fiction Books Worth Your AttentionAlternative Fiction is a passionate and humorous commentary on modern American culture. It is the story of a millennial from Southern California who finds himself living in the heart of the Rust Belt as an alien in his own country. Be prepared to laugh out loud at Maurice’s colorful and rant laden retelling of his life’s journey….
Author(s): Maurice S. P. Love

2. 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. Sepoy’s from India land in Astoria, while the Royal Navy flaunts its might. Tensions rise as the great powers of the North American continent bare their…
Author(s): T.T. Drewett

3. 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. Drusus had already conquered western Germania to the Elbe River and planned to subjugate all of Germania, which at the time extended through Poland to the Vistula River. A civilized Germania would over time consist of fortified cities, and a stable population base. This Germania would add…
Author(s): Brian Boyington

4. 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? Or a belly laugh?Whatever the Apocalypse, It will be borne by people and their families and their dogs and most of all, it will challange their notions of themselves.This anthology includes international award winning writers, poets, and thinkers that give you their version of the Apocalypse.Just remember, we’re all in this together.But there is more, the first short fiction by the wildly popular Blogger, Jim Wright of Stonekettle Station, a new story by Mike Resnick, poetry by Jane Yolen, This is an…
Author(s): Bob Brown, J.J. Steinfeld, et al.

5. 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. With no causus belli, President Roosevelt must convince his fellow Americans that it is better to deal with a triumphant Germany now than to curse their children…
Author(s): James Young

6. 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. In 2010 nearly 7000,000 people simply vanished in the USA but worse was to come. The number has increased to 900,000 in 2013. Today, Russian and American are sharing space technology at an ever increasing rate. Despite the huge advances, no manned moon landings have been made…
Author(s): Leslie Watkins

7. 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. Although Russian resistance continues, German ambition multiplies after this signal success and offensives are launched in Africa, the Mediterranean and the Middle East….
Author(s): David Downing

8. 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. Her plan goes awry when a killer stalks the nobility, searching for an ancient Egyptian relic rumoured to hold the key to immortality. Nathaniel Trent, known as the villainous viscount, is relentless in his desire to lay his hands on both Cara and the priceless artifacts. His icy exterior and fiery touch stirs Cara's demons, or could…
Author(s): A. W. Exley

9. Beyond Science Fiction: The Alternative Realism of 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. HIs work represents a logic-defying blend of pop-culture-defining imagery and impassioned personal expression that resonates with sophisticated art collectors as well as with top professionals in genre media. Michael Whelan’s significance as the architect of a unique genus of imaginative art that combines the detail-rich…
Author(s): Michael Whelan, Robert Williams

10. 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. Caleb Stanley and Austin Dennis, cofounders of The Alternative nonprofit, bring together inspirational voices such as Jefferson Bethke, Luke…
Author(s): Caleb Stanley , Austin Dennis , et al.

11. 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. As she stands alone frozen in the middle of field, the only person to come to her rescue is a young man named Simon.The stunned fans scrambling to exit the stadium discover its gates have been shut and snipers positioned on the roof are shooting at anyone who tries to disrupt order, forcing the fans to remain inside the stadium against their will.All 100,000 fans realize life as they…
Author(s): Amos Talshir

Alternate history or alternative history (Commonwealth English) (AH) is a genre of speculative fiction consisting of stories in which one or more historical events occur differently. These stories usually contain “what if” scenarios at crucial points in history and present outcomes other than those in the historical record. The stories are conjectural but are sometimes based on fact. Alternate BookRix.de: eBooks zum Suchbegriff „alternative science fiction“. Kostenlose und günstige eBooks zum Thema: „alternative science fiction“ entdecken, downloaden oder online lesen. 1988 The New Dinosaurs: An Alternative Evolution by Dougal Dixon, a book chronicling the world had the dinosaurs not died out 65 million years ago but instead had kept the mammals in small rodent-like forms. 1990s beam steht für E-Books ohne hartes DRM. DRM-freie E-Books aus den Bereichen Science Fiction, Fantasy, Krimi und vielen anderen einfach als EPUB oder PDF auf allen Endgeräten lesen! Mit dem praktischen beam-Abo verpassen Sie keine Folge Ihrer Lieblingsserie. Books shelved as alternative-fiction: The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger, 11/22/63 by Stephen King, The Strange Case of Finley Jayne by Kady

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 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.

Complete Proof That the Earth is Flat - Or That the Bible is Fiction: There is No Third Alternative

Author(s): William Harwood; M. Stefan Strozier
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Year: 2013, Size: 670 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2274641

Victorian Fiction and the Insights of Sympathy: An Alternative to the Hermeneutics of Suspicion

Author(s): Brigid Lowe
Publisher: Anthem Press, Year: 2007, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1680880

Alternative Worlds in Fantasy Fiction (Continuum Collection, Contemporary Classics of Children's Literature)

Author(s): Peter Hunt, Lenz
Publisher: Continuum, Year: 2005, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 542843

Aliens: The Anthropology of Science Fiction

Author(s): George E Slusser, Eric S Rabkin
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press, Year: 1987, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 342887

Aliens: The Anthropology of Science Fiction (Alternatives)

Author(s): George E Slusser, Eric S Rabkin
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press, Year: 1987, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 441919

Aliens. The Anthropology of Science Fiction (Alternatives)

Author(s): George E. Slusser, Eric S. Rabkin (Editors)
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press, Year: 1987, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 798500

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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