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Best Space Fiction Books That Will Hook You

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

1. Space: A Novel (2015)

Best Space Fiction Books That Will Hook YouAlready a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier. This astounding novel brings to life the dreams and daring of countless men and women—people like Stanley Mott, the engineer whose irrepressible drive for knowledge places him at the center of the American exploration effort; Norman Grant, the war hero and U.S. senator who takes his personal battle not only to a nation, but to the heavens; Dieter Kolff, a German rocket scientist who once worked for the Nazis; Randy…
Author(s): James A. Michener, Steve Berry

2. Ruins of the Galaxy: A Military Scifi Epic (2019)

Best Space Fiction Books That Will Hook YouThe mission is simple. Escort an emissary to an intergalactic peace summit. Try not to get in the way. Lt. Magnus and his 79th Recon Team have certainly handled worse, after all. But when an explosion rocks the tower and sends everyone into a panic, Magnus and his asset find themselves cut off from the rest of the team.Worse still, a dying alien chieftain gives them a priceless drive of intel, marking them for death.The mission has officially changed. With enemies on all sides, Magnus must do everything in his power to protect the emissary and escape the tower. There is no back up. There is no chance for failure. The…
Author(s): J.N. Chaney, Christopher Hopper

3. Quantum Space (Quantum Series) (2017)

Best Space Fiction Books That Will Hook YouImagine… and let your intellect soarHigh above the windswept plains of Kazakhstan, three astronauts on board a Russian Soyuz capsule begin their reentry. A strange shimmer in the atmosphere, a blinding flash of light, and the capsule vanishes in a blink as though it never existed.On the ground, evidence points to a catastrophic failure, but a communications facility halfway around the world picks up a transmission that could be one of the astronauts. Tragedy averted, or merely delayed? A classified government project on the cutting edge of particle physics holds the clues, and with lives on the line,…
Author(s): Douglas Phillips

4. Superdreadnought 1: A Military AI Space Opera (2018)

Best Space Fiction Books That Will Hook YouAlone and unafraid. Sometimes you prevent war by hunting down your enemies.Integrated with a superdreadnought, the artificial intelligence known as Reynolds takes his ship across the universe in search of the elusive Kurtherians. He comes to a revelation. He’s better in the company of living creatures.He needs a crew. He needs information. And he needs to continue his search and destroy mission.Needing a crew and getting a crew are two completely different things. Reynolds is out of his element as he tries to reach out and make friends. Through it all, he has his vessel, the superdreadnought, the most powerful warship in the galaxy.Or…
Author(s): CH Gideon, Tim Marquitz , et al.

5. Pegasus in Space (2001)

Best Space Fiction Books That Will Hook YouFor an overpopulated Earth whose resources are strained to the breaking point, there is only one place to look for relief: straight up. With the successful completion of the Padrugoi Space Station, humanity has at last achieved its first large-scale permanent presence in space. But there are those who, for motives of their own, want Padrugoi to fail. Standing in their way are the Talented, men and women gifted with extraordinary mental powers that have made them as feared as they are respected–and utterly indispensable to the colonization effort. Now, as sabotage and attempted murder strike the Station, it’s up to the…
Author(s): Anne McCaffrey

6. Flight of the Reaper: An Intergalactic Space Opera Adventure (The Last Reaper) (2019)

Best Space Fiction Books That Will Hook YouThe fight has just begun.When Halek Cain and his wildly talented crew of runaways, rogue scientists, and rebel commandos arrive in system to save a ship of political refugees, they quickly realize things are not as they seem. The system is full of derelict ships from ancient battles. It’s a gold mine of history, resources, and old technology.But where did these ships come from? And what exactly caused such a battlefield in the first place?Cain must search for answers while evading and combating his enemies, all while protecting those who are closest to him.As the Last Reaper will soon discover, sometimes you need…
Author(s): J.N. Chaney, Scott Moon

7. Spacers (2019)

Best Space Fiction Books That Will Hook YouUsing a stabilized wormhole, humanity has colonized both sides of the galaxy. It’s both our greatest strength and our greatest weakness.That’s never been clearer than right now.Cue the return of the only other intelligent species humanity has ever met. Just as vicious as before.Scratch that. They’re more vicious. And days after they arrive, the wormhole connecting humanity’s far-flung colonies collapses.Commander Tad Thatcher finds himself on the wrong side of the divide, separated from his pregnant wife by countless light years.He’s just been given command of a light armored…
Author(s): Scott Bartlett

8. The New Space Opera (2008)

Best Space Fiction Books That Will Hook YouAn 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 like to ?…
Author(s): Gardner Dozois, Jonathan Strahan

9. Old Boy, Vol. 8 (2007)

Best Space Fiction Books That Will Hook YouImprisoned without explanation for a decade by a wealthy former schoolmate, Goto now comes to the endgame against his tormentor. If Goto cannot uncover the secret behind the schoolyard grudge, he’ll earn his death and the death of the girl he loves – just as his adversary will accept death if Goto can unlock his memories and the meaning behind them. But there’s more to the game locked away in memories, and even the end of the game may not mean the end to the war! #1,385,750 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #5181 in Media Tie-In Manga (Books) #1287 in Mystery Manga (Books)…
Author(s): Garon Tsuchiya, Nobuaki Minegishi

10. Screening Space: The American Science Fiction Film (1997)

Best Space Fiction Books That Will Hook YouThis text attempts to shape definitions of the American science fiction film, studying the connection between the films and social preconceptions. It covers many classic films and discusses their import, seeking to rescue the genre from the neglect of film theorists. The book should appeal to both film buff and fans of science fiction. #790,987 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1089 in Genre Films #429 in Movie Theory #2267 in Movie History & Criticism Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Vivian Sobchack

Best Space Fiction Books That Will Hook You

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The Darker Side of Slash Fan Fiction: Essays on Power, Consent and the Body

Author(s): Ashton Spacey (ed.)
Publisher: McFarland, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2216715

Hollyweird Science: The Next Generation : From Spaceships to Microchips

Author(s): Kevin R. Grazier, Stephen Cass
Publisher: Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, Year: 2017, Size: 11 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2133921

Homelands and Empires: Indigenous Spaces, Imperial Fictions, and Competition for Territory in Northeastern North America, 1690–1763

Author(s): Jeffers Lennox
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Year: 2017, Size: 49 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2332955

Contemporary World Narrative Fiction and the Spaces of Neoliberalism

Author(s): Michael K. Walonen
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2016, Size: 606 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 1532247

Postmodern Suburban Spaces: Philosophy, Ethics, and Community in Post-War American Fiction

Author(s): Joseph George
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2016, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1580827

Sex, Time, and Space in Contemporary Fiction: Exceptional Intercourse

Author(s): Ben Davies
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2016, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1582478

Utopias and Dystopias in the Fiction of H. G. Wells and William Morris: Landscape and Space

Author(s): Emelyne Godfrey (eds.)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2016, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1605447

Mannerist Fiction: Pathologies of Space from Rabelais to Pynchon

Author(s): William Donoghue
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Year: 2014, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1324893

Locating the Destitute: Space and Identity in Caribbean Fiction

Author(s): Stanka Radović
Publisher: University of Virginia Press, Year: 2014, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1640882

Spacesuit : a History through Fact and Fiction.

Author(s): Gooden, Brett
Publisher: Tattered Flag, Year: 2012, Size: 59 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1713745

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to USA Today, others are composed 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 links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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