August 21, 2023

Eight great books to read if you’re new to science fiction

Not sure where to start on your journey into the sci-fi universe? These entertaining and engaging adventures are the perfect launch pads.
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Project Hail Mary

The latest from Andy Weir is just so gosh-darn hopeful; one can’t help but smile the whole way through.

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A Psalm for the Wild-Built

Infused with beauty and optimism, this sci-fi novella abandons large-scale conflict in favor of a whimsical celebration of personal growth.

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Light From Uncommon Stars

In addition to its all-the-feels poignancy, Ryka Aoki’s Light From Uncommon Stars is also very, very funny.

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Dead Silence

S.A. Barnes’ spaceship-set thrill ride will shock you out of your reading rut.

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kaiju preservation society by john scalzi

The Kaiju Preservation Society

Feeling trapped? Go to another Earth and take care of some monsters in John Scalzi’s totally endearing new sci-fi novel, The Kaiju Preservation Society.

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