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And according to whom? Instead, following the model of a previous post on top fantasy booksI spent hours poking around on Goodreads to see what books representing the breadth and scope of science fiction rose to the top. To qualify as top sci-fi books and be included on this list, volumes must have an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars and have been rated at least 4, times.
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Shockwave: The Battle for Earth Journal One by Hammer Trollkin is a compelling science fiction story packed with action and features a phenomenal conflict, one that is about to annihilate the entire world. It is a crisis moment and the aliens that attack the earth The Key of Astrea by Nicholas Marson has a strong appeal for fans of science fiction and urban fantasy.
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Clear room on your TBR shelves, readers. Take a trip to a version of San Francisco where fey roam or to a far-off kingdom where a seamstress is pushed to her limits. Journey to Seoul to meet a heroine who eats men for breakfast or to an island plagued by a mysterious disease.
Most young adult science fiction books are set in weird dystopias and involve awkward, doomed romances. Based on what I remember from high school, this is completely appropriate. Panda Ray is a rare beast: a fun and weird adventure for young adults where there is no Chosen One. Thank God.
From the very beginning we have looked to the stars and dreamed of reaching them, and stories about how we get there and what comes next are a fundamental part of that dream. Good science fiction can amaze and motivate, warn, raise questions and spark the imagination, inspiring human creativity and each new generation of stargazers. Plus, it's just fun to read.