Books about Aliens

  1. Slaughterhouse-Five

    by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
    A man's struggle to make sense of the horrors of war and the chaotic nature of life.

    The story is told in a non-linear order, and events become clear through flashbacks and time travel experiences from the unreliable narrator , who begins the novel by writing "All of this happened, ... (Wikipedia)

  2. Saga, Volume 1

    by Brian K. Vaughan
    A young family from opposite sides of a galactic war fight to survive and protect their newborn child.

    Each issue of Saga is titled with a numerical Chapter, such as "Chapter 1" for the debut issue. Every six chapters comprise a story arc designated as a "Volume" and are reprinted as trade paperbacks. ... (Wikipedia)

  3. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    by Douglas Adams
    Quirky comedic intergalactic adventure, exploring the absurdities of life.

    Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of the The Hitch ... (Goodreads)

  4. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    by Jack Finney
    A small town is terrorized by alien pods that duplicate people and steal their souls.

    On a quiet fall evening in the small, peaceful town of Mill Valley, California, Dr. Miles Bennell discovered an insidious, horrifying plot. Silently, subtly, almost imperceptibly, alien life-forms ... (Goodreads)

  5. Look to Windward

    by Iain M. Banks
    The story of two civilizations and their intertwined destinies, spanning thousands of years.

    The Chelgrians are a race of centaur-like cat aliens with three hind-limbs and a humanoid catlike torso. Major Quilan, a Chelgrian, has lost the will to live after the death of his wife, killed ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Eon

    by Greg Bear
    A mysterious asteroid appears near Earth, and a team is sent to investigate. They discover a complex alien structure and a dangerous power struggle.

    The 21st century was on the brink of nuclear confrontation when the 300 kilometer-long stone flashed out of nothingness and into Earth's orbit. NASA, NATO, and the UN sent explorers to the asteroid's ... (Goodreads)

  7. Blindsight

    by Peter Watts
    A sci-fi tale of a journey to the outer reaches of space and a confrontation with alien life.

    In the year 2082, thousands of large, coordinated objects of an unknown origin, dubbed "Fireflies", burn up in the Earth's atmosphere in a precise grid, while momentarily broadcasting across an ... (Wikipedia)

  8. The Mote in God's Eye

    by Larry Niven
    A journey of first contact between the human race and an alien species.

    In the year AD 3017, humanity is slowly recovering from an interstellar civil war that tore apart the first Empire of Man. The Second Empire is busy establishing control over the remnants of its ... (Wikipedia)

  9. Alienated

    by Melissa Landers
    High school student Cara is forced to host an alien exchange student, Aelyx, and they must overcome cultural differences and prejudice to save their planets.

    Two years ago, the aliens made contact. Now Cara Sweeney is going to be sharing a bathroom with one of them. Handpicked to host the first-ever L''eihr exchange student, Cara thinks her future is set. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  10. The True Meaning of Smekday

    by Adam Rex
    Gratuity "Tip" Tucci tells the story of the Boov invasion and her journey to find her mother.

    The story is narrated in first person by a 12-year-old girl in eighth grade, and takes the form of a school-assigned essay intended for submission to a national competition, and expected to be stored ... (Wikipedia)

  11. Excession

    by Iain M. Banks
    An interstellar culture encounters an enigmatic, ancient entity and must grapple with its implications.

    The Excession of the title is a perfect black-body sphere that appears mysteriously on the edge of Culture space, appearing to be older than the Universe itself and that resists the attempts of the ... (Wikipedia)

  12. The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    by Douglas Adams
    An eccentric space adventure filled with comedic misadventures and cosmic revelations.

    At last in paperback in one complete volume, here are the five novels from Douglas Adams's Hitchhiker series. "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" Seconds before the Earth is demolished for a ... (Goodreads)

  13. To Your Scattered Bodies Go

    by Philip José Farmer
    A journey of exploration through a mysterious afterlife, revealing the secrets of life and death.

    British adventurer Richard Francis Burton dies on Earth and is revived in mid-air in a vast dark room filled with human bodies, some only half-formed. There, he is confronted by men in a flying ... (Wikipedia)

  14. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

    by Douglas Adams
    A comedic tale of a man's journey through the universe, encountering aliens and coming to terms with his own identity.

    While hitchhiking through the galaxy, Arthur Dent is dropped off on a planet in a rainstorm. He appears to be in England on Earth, even though he saw the planet destroyed by the Vogons . He has been ... (Wikipedia)

  15. The Gods Themselves

    by Isaac Asimov
    A science-fiction story about a team of interdimensional aliens that come to Earth to save it from destruction.

    In terms of structure, the book opens at chapter six to give context to the other chapters. Thus, the flow is Chapter six overview of Chapter one, then Chapter one. Next, is Chapter six overview of ... (Wikipedia)

  16. Children of Time

    by Adrian Tchaikovsky
    A race of intelligent spiders battles to save their species from extinction.

    The book's plot involves a planet inhabited by evolved spiders uplifted by human scientist Avrana Kern, and their much later discovery by the last humans alive in the universe. , , , The work plays ... (Wikipedia)

  17. Hyperion

    by Dan Simmons
    Epic science-fiction story of a journey to the distant planet Hyperion.

    In the 29th century, the Hegemony of Man comprises hundreds of planets connected by farcaster portals. The Hegemony maintains an uneasy alliance with the TechnoCore , a civilisation of AIs . Modified ... (Wikipedia)

  18. Chew, Vol. 6: Space Cakes

    by John Layman
    Detective Tony Chu travels to space to solve a murder mystery involving illegal chicken recipes.

    While Tony Chu - the cibopathic federal agent with the ability to get psychic impressions from what he eats - clings to life in a hospital ICU, his twin sister Toni steps up to take center stage. ... (Goodreads)

  19. The Force Awakens

    by Alan Dean Foster
    An intergalactic battle to restore balance to the galaxy and the return of a legendary hero.

    #1, NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLER • The official novelization of, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the blockbuster film directed by J. J. Abrams •, Includes two tie-in short stories: “The Perfect Weapon” ... (Barnes & Noble)

  20. Monster

    by A. Lee Martinez
    A quirky, humorous tale of a reluctant monster who must save the world from an evil sorcerer.

    Meet Monster. Meet Judy. Two humans who don't like each other much, but together must fight dragons, fire-breathing felines, trolls, Inuit walrus dogs, and a crazy cat lady - for the future of the ... (Goodreads)

  21. Outpost

    by Ann Aguirre
    Deuce and Fade are exiled from their underground enclave and must survive the dangers of the surface world.

    Deuce’s whole world has changed. Down below, she was considered an adult. Now, topside in a town called Salvation, she’s a brat in need of training in the eyes of the townsfolk. She doesn't fit in ... (Goodreads)

  22. Slaughterhouse-Five

    by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
    A surrealistic, satirical commentary on the horror of war and the loss of innocence.

    The story is told in a non-linear order by an unreliable narrator (he begins the novel by telling the reader, "All of this happened, more or less"). Events become clear through flashbacks and ... (Wikipedia)

  23. The Host

    by Stephenie Meyer
    A human-alien hybrid struggles to find her place in a world of two species.

    A species of parasitic aliens called "Souls" have invaded Earth, deeming the humans too violent to deserve the planet. When a Soul is implanted into a host body, the consciousness of the original ... (Wikipedia)

  24. The Invasion

    by K.A. Applegate
    Alien forces arrive on Earth, setting off a series of interplanetary battles and an epic race against time.

    Young teenagers Jake and Marco leave the mall one evening. On the way out, they meet Rachel and Cassie , who are together, and Tobias —all children from their school—and decide to walk home together. ... (Wikipedia)

  25. Pebble in the Sky

    by Isaac Asimov
    A man is transported to the future, where he must adjust to a world of advanced technology.

    While walking down the street in Chicago, Joseph Schwartz, a retired tailor, is the unwitting victim of a nearby nuclear laboratory accident, by means of which he is instantaneously transported tens ... (Wikipedia)

  26. The Gods of Mars

    by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    An interplanetary odyssey of adventure and heroism on the red planet.

    After the long exile on Earth, John Carter finally returned to his beloved Mars. But beautiful Dejah Thoris, the woman he loved, had vanished. Now he was trapped in the legendary Eden of Mars – an ... (Goodreads)

  27. The Puppet Masters

    by Robert A. Heinlein
    Aliens have invaded Earth, and a small group of agents must stop them from taking control.

    First came the news that a flying saucer had landed in Iowa. Then came the announcement that the whole thing was a hoax. End of story. Case closed. Except that two agents of the most secret ... (Goodreads)

  28. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

    by Douglas Adams
    Quirky sci-fi adventure following a group of time travelers seeking to save the future.

    Arthur Dent , Ford Prefect , Trillian , and Zaphod Beeblebrox leave the planet Magrathea on the Heart of Gold . A Vogon ship attacks them, and Arthur's attempt to have the ship's computer make him a ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Doc

    by Mary Doria Russell
    A tale of a doctor's quest to understand an alien race, and the moral dilemmas he faces.

    The year is 1878, peak of the Texas cattle trade. The place is Dodge City, Kansas, a saloon-filled cow town jammed with liquored-up adolescent cowboys and young Irish hookers. Violence is random and ... (Goodreads)

  30. The Lost Colony

    by Eoin Colfer
    An adventurous group of teens travel to a mysterious island to unravel its secrets.

    In Barcelona , Spain, Artemis Fowl II and Butler, his bodyguard, wait for a demon . They suddenly encounter a demon who transports Artemis through time. Before Artemis is lost in time, Butler is able ... (Wikipedia)

  31. Abaddon's Gate

    by James S.A. Corey
    A crew of space explorers venture through an alien structure in search of a new home.

    Abaddon's Gate is the third book in the New York Times bestselling Expanse series. For generations, the solar system - Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt - was humanity's great frontier. Until now. ... (Goodreads)

  32. Douglas Adams' Starship Titanic

    by Terry Jones
    A journey through a malfunctioning starship, filled with robotic characters and a mysterious passenger.

    Sur la planète Blérontin, on s'apprête à inaugurer en grande pompe le Straship Titanic, formidable vaisseau spactial, dernière création de Leovinus, le plus grand inventeur de l'univers et de tous ... (Goodreads)

  33. The Day of the Triffids

    by John Wyndham
    A post-apocalyptic world overrun by carnivorous plants, exploring themes of survival and morality.

    In 1951 John Wyndham published his novel The Day of the Triffids to moderate acclaim. Fifty-two years later, this horrifying story is a science fiction classic, touted by The Times (London) as having ... (Goodreads)

  34. Ancillary Sword

    by Ann Leckie
    Space opera about a starship captain's struggle to survive a hostile imperial government.

    Seeking atonement for past crimes, Breq takes on a mission as captain of a troublesome new crew of Radchai soldiers, in the sequel to Ann Leckie's NYT bestselling, award-winning Ancillary Justice. A ... (Goodreads)

  35. Last Human

    by Doug Naylor
    The last human, Dave Lister, travels through space with his companions, encountering strange creatures and situations.

    Lister gazed out of the porthole and catalogue the series of disasters that had led him to this point in space and time: the bad decisions, the poor career choices, the unreliable friendships that ... (Goodreads)

  36. The Dark Forest

    by Liu Cixin
    Humanity faces a daunting challenge when an alien race threatens the existence of our species.

    This is the second novel in "Remembrance of Earth’s Past", the near-future trilogy written by the China's multiple-award-winning science fiction author, Cixin Liu. In The Dark Forest , Earth is ... (Goodreads)

  37. House of Suns

    by Alastair Reynolds
    Exploring the universe as a powerful family of clones, while struggling against a mysterious enemy.

    Six million years ago, at the dawn of the star-faring era, Abigail Gentian fractured herself into a thousand male and female clones, which she called shatterlings. But now, someone is eliminating the ... (Goodreads)

  38. Great North Road

    by Peter F. Hamilton
    An interstellar murder mystery set in a world of intergalactic politics and intrigue.

    A century from now, thanks to a technology allowing instantaneous travel across light-years, humanity has solved its energy shortages, cleaned up the environment, and created far-flung colony worlds. ... (Goodreads)

  39. Sleeping Giants

    by Sylvain Neuvel
    A mysterious discovery of an ancient machine begins a thrilling adventure to uncover its secrets.

    A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square-shaped hole, its walls glowing with intricate ... (Goodreads)

  40. Gemina

    by Amie Kaufman
    Sci-fi adventure of a crew of misfits, stranded on a mysterious space station.

    Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed. The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout ... (Goodreads)

  41. Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    by Steven Spielberg
    A man becomes obsessed with UFOs after a close encounter and follows a mysterious urge to a remote location.

    In the Sonoran Desert , French scientist Claude Lacombe, his American interpreter, cartographer David Laughlin, and other researchers, discover Flight 19 , a squadron of Grumman TBM Avengers that ... (Wikipedia)

  42. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Four Parts

    by Douglas Adams
    A comedic exploration of the universe, featuring an eccentric cast of characters.

    Charting the whole of Arthur Dent's odyssey through space are: THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. One Thursday lunchtime the Earth gets unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace ... (Goodreads)

  43. A Fire Upon the Deep

    by Vernor Vinge
    An interstellar adventure of exploration, uncovering a powerful and mysterious force.

    An expedition from Straumli Realm, an ambitious young human civilization in the high Beyond, investigates a five-billion-year-old data archive in the low Transcend that offers the possibility of ... (Wikipedia)

  44. The Evolutionary Void

    by Peter F. Hamilton
    Adventure in a dangerous universe, as a group of aliens work to save their species from extinction.

    Exposed as the Second Dreamer, Araminta has become the target of a galaxywide search by government agent Paula Myo and the psychopath known as the Cat, along with others equally determined to ... (Goodreads)

  45. The Dreaming Void

    by Peter F. Hamilton
    A journey across space and time in search of a mysterious power at the center of the universe.

    What was formerly believed to be a supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way is revealed to be an artificial construct, known as the Void. Inside, there is a strange universe where the ... (Wikipedia)

  46. Ringworld

    by Larry Niven
    A sci-fi adventure to an artificial ring-shaped world, full of unexpected challenges.

    On planet Earth in 2850 AD , Louis Gridley Wu is celebrating his 200th birthday. Despite his age, Louis is in perfect physical condition due to the longevity drug boosterspice . He meets Nessus , a ... (Wikipedia)

  47. The Complete Fiction

    by H.P. Lovecraft
    A collection of horror fiction stories exploring the unknown.

    Another excellent edition in the Knickerbocker Classic series, The Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft collects the author's novel, four novellas, and fifty-three short stories. Written between the ... (Goodreads)

  48. The Kraken Wakes

    by John Wyndham
    Mysterious underwater creatures attack Earth, causing chaos and destruction. Humanity must unite to survive and understand the invaders.

    The novel describes escalating phases of what appears to be an invasion of Earth by aliens, as told through the eyes of Mike Watson, who works for the English Broadcasting Company (EBC) with his wife ... (Wikipedia)

  49. The Midwich Cuckoos

    by John Wyndham
    A mysterious event in a small English village leads to the birth of telepathic children.

    Ambulances arrive at two traffic accidents blocking the only roads into the (fictional) British village of Midwich, Winshire. Attempting to approach the village, one ambulanceman becomes unconscious. ... (Wikipedia)

  50. Deathworld 1

    by Harry Harrison
    A gambler is sent to a planet where all life is deadly and must use his wits to survive.

    The planet was called Pyrrus...a strange place where all the beasts, plants and natural elements were designed for one specific purpose: to destroy man. The settlers there were supermen...twice as ... (Goodreads)

  51. The War of the Worlds

    by H.G. Wells
    A Martian invasion of Earth, exploring the limits of human resilience.

    The narrative opens by stating that as humans on Earth busied themselves with their own endeavours during the mid-1890s, aliens on Mars began plotting an invasion of Earth because their own resources ... (Wikipedia)

  52. The Hydrogen Sonata

    by Iain M. Banks
    A civilization on the brink of extinction, struggling to find a way to survive.

    The Gzilt, a civilisation that almost joined the Culture 10,000 years before the novel, have decided to Sublime, leaving behind “the Real” to take up residence in higher dimensions. The ... (Wikipedia)

  53. A Forest of Stars

    by Kevin J. Anderson
    A group of explorers must navigate a dangerous and mysterious alien world to uncover its secrets and prevent a catastrophic event.

    Five years have passed since humans set fire to the gas-giant planets, unwittingly committing genocide of the Hydrogues–an infinitely powerful species of aliens--and igniting a war of epic ... (Goodreads)

  54. Sphere

    by Michael Crichton
    A group of scientists investigate a mysterious spacecraft at the bottom of the ocean.

    A group of scientists ( psychologist Norman Johnson; mathematician Harry Adams; zoologist Beth Halpern; astrophysicist Ted Fielding; and marine biologist Arthur Levine), along with U.S. Navy ... (Wikipedia)

  55. Barbarian Alien

    by Ruby Dixon
    A human woman is kidnapped by a group of alien barbarians, and she falls in love with one of them.

    Twelve humans are left stranded on a wintry alien planet. I’m one of them. Yay, me. In order to survive, we have to take on a symbiont that wants to rewire our bodies to live in this brutal place. I ... (Goodreads)

  56. Ice Planet Barbarians

    by Ruby Dixon
    After crash landing on an ice planet, a human woman is rescued by blue alien barbarians who claim her as their mate.

    You'd think being abducted by aliens would be the worst thing that could happen to me. And you'd be wrong. Because now, the aliens are having ship trouble, and they've left their cargo of human women ... (Goodreads)

  57. Space Trilogy: Out of the Silent Planet / Perelandra / That Hideous Strength

    by C.S. Lewis
    Epic adventure series exploring spiritual themes in the universe and beyond.

    The Cosmic Trilogy relates the interplanetary travels of Ransom, C.S. Lewis's ill-informed and terrified victim who leaves Earth much against his will and who, in the first book of the trilogy, Out ... (Goodreads)

  58. The Android's Dream

    by John Scalzi
    A diplomat embarks on a mission to save humanity from an interstellar war.

    A human diplomat kills his alien counterpart. Earth is on the verge of war with a vastly superior alien race. A lone man races against time and a host of enemies to find the one object that can save ... (Goodreads)

  59. Force Heretic I: Remnant

    by Sean Williams
    The New Jedi Order faces a new enemy, the Yuuzhan Vong, while trying to reunite with their scattered members.

    Luke Skywalker leads a Jedi mission to find the lost, living world of Zonama Sekot , , and on his way helps repel a Yuuzhan Vong invasion of the Imperial Remnant , formerly the Empire . Peace is ... (Wikipedia)

  60. Fuzzy Nation

    by John Scalzi
    A lawyer finds himself embroiled in a legal battle over the rights of a newly discovered intelligent species.

    On the human colony planet Zara XXIII, pain-in-the-ass contract surveyor Jack Holloway is fired for letting his dog set off explosives (again) just before the explosives uncover a massive trove of ... (Wikipedia)

  61. The Algebraist

    by Iain M. Banks
    A cosmic adventure to unlock the secrets of an ancient mathematical language in the depths of space.

    The novel takes place in 4034. With the assistance of other species, humans have spread across the galaxy, which is largely ruled by the Mercatoria, a complex feudal hierarchy, with a religious zeal ... (Wikipedia)

  62. The Reality Dysfunction 1: Emergence

    by Peter F. Hamilton
    A space opera where a mysterious force threatens humanity's existence, and a group of individuals must band together to save the galaxy.

    The Reality Dysfunction opens in the year 2581 with a war raging between two worlds, Omuta and Garissa, over three hundred and eighty seven mineral-rich asteroids known as the Dorados. The war ... (Wikipedia)

  63. The Garden of Rama

    by Arthur C. Clarke
    The third book in the Rama series, following the journey of the crew as they explore the mysterious alien spacecraft and encounter new challenges.

    The book picks up the story nine months after the end of, Rama II, . The book follows the story of three astronauts from the expedition in Rama II who were trapped aboard the cylindrical alien ... (Wikipedia)

  64. Rama Revealed

    by Arthur C. Clarke
    The final installment of the Rama series, where the mysteries of the alien spacecraft are finally revealed.

    The book picks up the story immediately after the end of, The Garden of Rama, . The book follows the story of Nicole Wakefield and her escape from imprisonment left at the cliffhanger of the previous ... (Wikipedia)

  65. The 5th Wave

    by Rick Yancey
    A teenage girl struggles to survive in a world overtaken by alien invaders.

    After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the un lucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now, it's the ... (Goodreads)

  66. Sandkings

    by George R.R. Martin
    A wealthy man's obsession with collecting exotic pets leads to his downfall when he acquires a species of intelligent and vengeful sandkings.

    When Simon Kress returned to his home planet of Baldur from an offworld business trip, he was amused to find that his tank of Earth piranhas had cannibalized themselves into extinction, and of the ... (Goodreads)

  67. Xenocide

    by Orson Scott Card
    A space-opera style adventure of survival, where a group of humans battle against an extraterrestrial force to save their planet.

    On Lusitania, Ender finds a world where humans and pequeninos and the Hive Queen could all live together. However, Lusitania also harbors the descolada, a virus that kills all humans it infects, but ... (Wikipedia)

  68. The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Five Parts

    by Douglas Adams
    Intergalactic adventure full of comedic twists, exploring the nature of the universe.

    * The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy * The Restaurant at the End of the Universe * Life, the Universe and Everything * So Long, and Thanks for all the Fish * Mostly Harmless Suppose a good friend ... (Goodreads)

  69. The Power of Six

    by Pittacus Lore
    Six gifted teenagers fight against an alien race threatening Earth's survival. Action-packed and suspenseful, with a touch of romance.

    The book is told by various members of the Garde: Number Four (John Smith), who is on the run with Sam, Six, and Bernie Kosar (aka Hadley, a Lorien Chimæra), and Number Seven (Marina), who's hiding ... (Wikipedia)

  70. Who Goes There?

    by John W. Campbell Jr.
    A group of scientists in Antarctica discover a shape-shifting alien that threatens their survival and sanity.

    "Who Goes There?" The novella that formed the basis of "The Thing" is the John W. Campbell classic about an antarctic research camp that discovers and thaws the ancient, frozen body of a crash-landed ... (Goodreads)

  71. The Andalite Chronicles

    by K.A. Applegate
    The backstory of the Andalite race and their involvement in the Yeerk War.

    The story takes place before and leading up to the events in, The Invasion, . It is narrated by Elfangor-Sirinial-Shamtul , or, as he is later known, Prince Elfangor, of the alien race known as ... (Wikipedia)

  72. The Fate of Ten

    by Pittacus Lore
    A group of teenagers with special abilities wage a battle against alien forces to save their world.

    The sixth book in the thrilling, action-packed, New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series! For years the Garde have fought the Mogadorians in secret. Now all of that has changed. The ... (Goodreads)

  73. The Rise of Nine

    by Pittacus Lore
    A group of nine extraordinary teens join forces to save the world from an alien invasion.

    Marina and Six, along with Ella (previously unknown member of the Garde) and Crayton (her Cêpan) are on a plane heading towards India, where they hope to find another member of the Garde: Number ... (Wikipedia)

  74. Armada

    by Ernest Cline
    A videogamer embarks on an epic journey to save the world from alien invaders.

    Zack Lightman has spent his life dreaming. Dreaming that the real world could be a little more like the countless science-fiction books, movies, and videogames he’s spent his life consuming. Dreaming ... (Goodreads)

  75. Agent to the Stars

    by John Scalzi
    A rookie agent takes on the job of representing an alien species, navigating the world of Hollywood.

    Tom Stein is a celebrity agent, representing a handful of Hollywood actors, the most famous of which is Michelle Beck, an earnest but brainless blonde who wants to break into serious acting despite ... (Wikipedia)

  76. Tales from Jabba's Palace

    by Kevin J. Anderson
    A collection of short stories set in the Star Wars universe, all taking place in and around Jabba the Hutt's palace on Tatooine.

    In the dusty heat of twin-sunned Tatooine lives the wealthiest gangster in a hundred worlds, master of a vast crime empire and keeper of a vicious, flesh-eating monster for entertainment (and ... (Goodreads)

  77. The Alien

    by K.A. Applegate
    A group of teenagers gain the ability to morph into any animal they touch and are tasked with saving the world from an alien invasion.

    After destroying both the Kandrona and the Veleek , the Animorphs assumed that they would see people freeing themselves of the Yeerks . They are disappointed until the day they take Ax to the cinema. ... (Wikipedia)

  78. Dragon's Egg

    by Robert L. Forward
    A human mission to a neutron star discovers an alien civilization on the surface of a rapidly rotating egg-shaped object.

    Half a million years ago and 50 light-years from Earth, a star in the constellation Draco turns supernova , and the star's remnant becomes a neutron star . The radiation from the explosion causes ... (Wikipedia)

  79. Absolution Gap

    by Alastair Reynolds
    A sci-fi adventure featuring a crew of misfits on a mission to save their home world from destruction.

    The plot of the novel takes place in four separate time periods. The bulk of the novel is contained in the 2675 and 2727 sections. Queen Jasmina of the lighthugger Gnostic Ascension wakes Quaiche, a ... (Wikipedia)

  80. Saga, Book One

    by Brian K. Vaughan
    An epic fantasy adventure of two lovers from opposing sides of a galactic war.

    Each issue of Saga is titled with a numerical Chapter, such as "Chapter 1" for the debut issue. Every six chapters comprise a story arc designated as a "Volume" and are reprinted as trade paperbacks. ... (Wikipedia)

  81. The Children of the Sky

    by Vernor Vinge
    A group of humans stranded on a planet with a hostile alien race must navigate politics and technology to survive and thrive.

    Two years pass after the Battle on Starship Hill on Tines World. The exiled Tine pack Vendacious travels to the city of East Home, seeking to ally with Tycoon, the world's richest businessman. Over ... (Wikipedia)

  82. Alien: Out of the Shadows

    by Tim Lebbon
    Ripley and a crew of miners discover an alien threat on a remote planet. A thrilling sci-fi horror novel that expands the Alien universe.

    In 2159, DSMO Marion is in orbit above LV-178 while its crews mine for trimonite beneath the planet's surface. Two days after Marion loses contact with the mine complex, the ship's transport ... (Wikipedia)

  83. Galactic North

    by Alastair Reynolds
    A collection of short stories set in the universe of Revelation Space, exploring the vastness of space and the complexities of human nature.

    With eight short stories and novellas–including three original to this collection--Galactic North imparts the centuries-spanning events that have produced the dark and turbulent world of Revelation ... (Goodreads)

  84. Descender, Vol. 1: Tin Stars

    by Jeff Lemire
    A robot boy on the run, searching for his identity in a hostile universe.

    Young Robot boy TIM-21 and his companions struggle to stay alive in a universe where all androids have been outlawed and bounty hunters lurk on every planet. Written by award-winning creator, Jeff ... (Goodreads)

  85. The Warlord of Mars

    by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    Epic adventure on a far-away planet, filled with danger and excitement.

    After the battle at the end of the previous book, which ended with the destruction of the religion of Issus, John Carter's wife and two other women were locked in a slowly rotating prison attached to ... (Wikipedia)

  86. Opposition

    by Jennifer L. Armentrout
    A supernatural world of warring factions, a young girl's courage and power is tested as she fights to save her family.

    Don't miss Opposition , the fifth and final book in Jennifer L. Armentrout's bestselling Lux series, now available as a standalone in print for the first time! "An unmissable series!" –Samantha ... (Barnes & Noble)

  87. Year Zero

    by Rob Reid
    Aliens discover Earth's music and become obsessed, leading to a threat of intergalactic copyright infringement.

    Low-level entertainment lawyer Nick Carter thinks it’s a prank, not an alien encounter, when a redheaded mullah and a curvaceous nun show up at his office. But Frampton and Carly are highly advanced ... (Goodreads)

  88. Starflight

    by Melissa Landers
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