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Best Space Fantasy Books Reviewed & Ranked

There are countless Space Fantasy courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Stargate Atlantis: Brimstone: SGA-15 (2010)

Best Space Fantasy Books Reviewed & RankedThe Stargate Atlantis team discover a city on a moon that’s about to plunge into its own sun. But the city which looked as if it had been abandoned turns out to be inhabited by descendants of the Ancients who have fallen into decadence and debauchery. Faced with a dissolute society disinterested in their own fate and unable to escape, the team must fight their way free before being plunged into a fiery death. #2,839,623 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #19872 in Space Operas #9787 in TV, Movie & Game Tie-In Fiction #32869 in Science Fiction Adventures (Books) Would you…
Author(s): David Niall Wilson, Patricia Lee Macomber

2. Refugee (2000)

Best Space Fantasy Books Reviewed & RankedThis is the first in the series BIO OF A SPACE TYRANT, featuring the stages in the life of Hope Hubris, the Tyrant of Jupiter, and his beloved sister Spirit. #2,502,873 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #18739 in Space Operas #199555 in American Literature (Books) #30442 in Science Fiction Adventures (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Piers Anthony

3. Toxic Memes (Transhuman Space) (2004)

Best Space Fantasy Books Reviewed & RankedMemetics – the science of analyzing, engineering, and manipulating ideas. Memeticists know how to get into your head for power, money, and religion. Or, just for the fun of it! Transhuman Space: Toxic Memes explores the world of cults, conspiracies, urban legends, myths, and fads rooted at the end of the 21st century, and features new characters, templates, campaign ideas, and adventure seeds. #725,235 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #11262 in Puzzles & Games #2056 in Fantasy Gaming Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Jamais Cascio

4. Bad Luck Charlie: The Dragon Mage Book 1 (2019)

Best Space Fantasy Books Reviewed & RankedIt was looking like Lady Luck had quite a grudge against him. In fact, at this point merely crashing the multi-billion-dollar ship he had helped design would have felt like winning the lottery compared to his current dilemma. If only he were so lucky.Things had started off all right––that is, until a freak wormhole unexpectedly swallowed his ship, leaving him stranded on an unknown planet far, far from home. With the crew’s lives at stake, Charlie had no choice but to stop his whining, put on his big boy pants, and step up to save them all, and…
Author(s): Scott Baron

5. Irwin Allen’s Lost in Space: The Authorized Biography of a Classic Sci-Fi Series, Volume 2 (2016)

Best Space Fantasy Books Reviewed & RankedLost in Space was the first prime time weekly television series to take viewers into outer space’s strange new alien worlds – something the networks believed impossible on a TV budget and schedule. In this exciting new book series, you are whisked back in time to the production offices, writers’ conferences, and sound stages for the making of this iconic series. Included are hundreds of memos between creator/producer Irwin Allen and his staff; production schedules; budgets; fan letters; more than 500 rare behind-the-scene images in each volume; and the TV ratings for every episode. In Volume 1, author Marc Cushman documented…
Author(s): Marc Cushman , Mark Alfred, et al.

6. The Named (Guardians of Time) (2005)

Best Space Fantasy Books Reviewed & RankedEthan lives a secret life as a Guardian of the Named. Under the guidance of Arkarian, his mentor, and with the help of Isabel, his unlikely but highly capable apprentice, Ethan has become a valued member of this other-worldly corps. As the only defense against the evil Order of Chaos, the Named travel through time to prevent the Order from altering history and thereby gaining power in the present and the future. As the threat from the Order intensifies, secrets of the past are revealed and villains and heroes are exposed. This gripping fantasy is set in modern times, but…
Author(s): Marianne Curley

7. Her Dark Legion: A Paranormal Space Fantasy (Messenger Chronicles) (2019)

Best Space Fantasy Books Reviewed & RankedEledan's nightmare has been unleashed upon the worlds and with Oberon gone, only the messenger crew stand in its way. Kellee, Talen, Sirius, Sota, and Kesh. Together, they are stronger, but there are forces on Faerie who do not want the worlds saved, forces that would see the Messenger and her crew torn apart.Queen to Faerie's new king, Messenger and more to the saru, lover to some and a weapon to others, but who is Kesh Lasota really? A guiding light or an unwitting puppet? Answers are coming. The time for lies has passed. And Kesh will…
Author(s): Pippa DaCosta

8. Supers: Rise Up (2019)

Best Space Fantasy Books Reviewed & RankedA superpowered battle. A crumbling colony. The fate of millions at stake. Out on his own as a space surveyor, Major Corbin sleeps under the stars and calls his own shots. As a one-man operation without powers on a space colony with power-abusing supers, this is the life.Nothing lasts forever.The chance discovery of a mysterious substance changes everything when he gains superpowers—and learns that it’s the key to saving the colony from an evil nobody but him knows is coming.The kicker? Gaining powers means waking an ancient being that might be the difference…
Author(s): Charles Case, Justin Sloan

9. The New Space Opera (2008)

Best Space Fantasy Books Reviewed & RankedAn anthology of epic interstellar adventures from dazzling stars in the SF universe:Kage Baker Stephen BaxterGregory BenfordTony DanielGreg EganPeter F. HamiltonGwyneth JonesJames Patrick KellyNancy KressKen Macleod Paul J. McAuley Ian McDonald Robert ReedAlastair ReynoldsMary Rosenblum Robert SilverbergDan Simmons Walter Jon Williams #3,368,375 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #21567 in Space Operas #2935 in Science Fiction Short Stories #7242 in Science Fiction Anthologies (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you…
Author(s): Gardner Dozois, Jonathan Strahan

10. Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Slaves Of The Republic (2009)

Best Space Fantasy Books Reviewed & RankedAnakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi discover a dastardly plot by Count Dooku – to enslave the entire city of Kiros and its Togruta population! Along with Padawan Ahsoka Tano – a Togruta herself – Anakin and Obi-Wan accept a mission to liberate the droid-occupied city. But the Togruta have disappeared! Our Jedi’s search for the missing citizens leads them to a place in the galaxy where pirates and slavers reign. They must find the Togruta before Count Dooku can carry out his master plan! #987,520 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #778 in Teen & Young Adult TV, Movie, Video Game Adaptations…
Author(s): Henry Gilroy , Scott Hepburn, et al.

Best Space Fantasy Books Reviewed & Ranked

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Space and Time: Essays on Visions of History in Science Fiction and Fantasy Television

Author(s): David C. Wright, Jr., Allan W. Austin
Publisher: , Year: 2010, Size: 1018 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 548344

Back in the Spaceship Again. Juvenile Science Fiction Series Since 1945

Author(s): Karen Sands-O'Connor,Marietta Frank
Publisher: ABC-CLIO;Praeger Cloth A Titles, Year: 2004, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1348951

Back in the Spaceship Again: Juvenile Science Fiction Series Since 1945 (Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy)

Author(s): Karen Sands, Marietta Frank
Publisher: , Year: 1999, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 429037

Space Assassin

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Publisher: , Year: , Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 850749

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly record-breakers according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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