Books about Space

  1. Ahsoka

    by E.K. Johnston
    A young Jedi's adventures in a galaxy far, far away, as she discovers her true destiny.

    #1, New York Times, bestselling Young Adult novel now in paperback! Fans have long wondered what happened to Ahsoka after she left the Jedi Order near the end of the Clones Wars, and before she ... (Barnes & Noble)

  2. Artemis

    by Andy Weir
    A young woman's daring heist to save her city on the moon.

    Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional ... (Goodreads)

  3. Ender's Game

    by Orson Scott Card
    A young boy's battle of wits against an alien race, with the fate of the world in the balance.

    Andrew "Ender" Wiggin thinks he is playing computer simulated war games; he is, in fact, engaged in something far more desperate. The result of genetic experimentation, Ender may be the military ... (Goodreads)

  4. A Brief History of Time

    by Stephen Hawking
    Exploring the depths of time and space and the emergence of the universe.

    In the ten years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking's classic work has become a landmark volume in scientific writing, with more than nine million copies in forty languages sold ... (Goodreads)

  5. The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality

    by Brian Greene
    An exploration of space and time in the physical world, looking at the fundamental laws of the universe.

    From Brian Greene, one of the world’s leading physicists and author the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Elegant Universe , comes a grand tour of the universe that makes us look at reality in a completely ... (Goodreads)

  6. Neutron Star

    by Larry Niven
    An interstellar adventure of a human astronaut and an alien AI, discovering a mysterious neutron star.

    Beowulf Shaeffer , a native of the planet We Made It and unemployed for the last eight months due to a stock market crash, is contracted by a Pierson's Puppeteer, the Regional President of General ... (Wikipedia)

  7. 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)

  8. The Order of Time

    by Carlo Rovelli
    Investigation into the nature of time, exploring its mysteries and infinite possibilities.

    Time is a mystery that does not cease to puzzle us. Philosophers, artists and poets have long explored its meaning while scientists have found that its structure is different from the simple ... (Goodreads)

  9. 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)

  10. 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)

  11. 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)

  12. The Last Command

    by Timothy Zahn
    A Rebel pilot and his ragtag crew battle Imperial forces in a desperate fight for freedom.

    The embattled Republic reels from the attacks of Grand Admiral Thrawn, who has marshaled the remnants of the Imperial forces and driven the Rebels back with an abominable technology recovered from ... (Barnes & Noble)

  13. 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)

  14. Illuminae

    by Amie Kaufman
    Two teens fight for survival amidst a galactic war, set against a backdrop of espionage and deception.

    This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival mega-corporations are at war over a ... (Goodreads)

  15. Out of the Silent Planet

    by C.S. Lewis
    A man is kidnapped and taken to another planet, where he must fight for his freedom.

    While on a walking tour, the philologist Elwin Ransom is drugged and taken on board a spacecraft bound for a planet called Malacandra. His abductors are Devine, a former college acquaintance, and the ... (Wikipedia)

  16. Gateway

    by Frederik Pohl
    A space exploration journey to a far-off galaxy, with a mission to discover the secrets of an ancient alien race.

    Gateway is a space station built into a hollow asteroid constructed by the Heechee , a long-vanished alien race. Humans have had limited success understanding Heechee technology found there and ... (Wikipedia)

  17. Star Wars: A New Hope

    by George Lucas
    A ragtag group of rebels battle a powerful empire in a classic space opera.

    Luke Skywalker challenged the stormtroopers of a distant galaxy on a daring mission - where a force of life became the power of death!, Luke Skywalker was a twenty-year-old who lived and worked on ... (Goodreads)

  18. Champions of the Force

    by Kevin J. Anderson
    The final book in the Jedi Academy trilogy, where Luke Skywalker and his students face off against the evil spirit of Exar Kun.

    Suspended helplessly between life and death, Luke Skywalker lies in state at the Jedi academy. But on the spirit plane, Luke fights desperately for survival, reaching out physically to the Jedi ... (Goodreads)

  19. Hunters of Dune

    by Brian Herbert
    Epic sci-fi adventure of a group of heroes on a quest to save the remnants of humanity.

    For three years, the no-ship, Ithaca, has been in an alternate universe, hiding from the "great enemy". It carries the clones, or gholas , of Duncan Idaho , famous military commander Miles Teg , the ... (Wikipedia)

  20. Thrawn

    by Timothy Zahn
    A thrilling saga of galactic adventure, set in the Star Wars universe.

    Found on an unnamed Outer Rim planet, the exiled Chiss warrior Thrawn pledges himself to Emperor Palpatine and joins the Imperial navy. Thrawn's cunning and expertise as a tactician help him to rise ... (Wikipedia)

  21. Shadows of the Empire

    by Steve Perry
    An intergalactic struggle between the forces of evil and good, as a rogue smuggler attempts to save the galaxy.

    Here is the untold story of the events that took place between the movies The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi : a novel in which Darth Vader still lives–and battles a villain as powerful ... (Goodreads)

  22. 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)

  23. 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)

  24. Dragonsdawn

    by Anne McCaffrey
    An epic sci-fi adventure in a distant world, exploring the secrets of a mysterious species.

    The planet Pern seemed a paradise to its new colonists—seeking to return to an agrarian-based simpler way of life, Admiral Paul Benden , Governor Emily Boll and the rest of the colonists had selected ... (Wikipedia)

  25. 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)

  26. Ancillary Justice

    by Ann Leckie
    A sci-fi epic of revenge and redemption, exploring the far reaches of the galaxy.

    On a remote, icy planet, the soldier known as Breq is drawing closer to completing her quest. Once, she was the Justice of Toren - a colossal starship with an artificial intelligence linking ... (Goodreads)

  27. On the Steel Breeze

    by Alastair Reynolds
    A generation ship travels to a distant planet, but a mysterious entity threatens their mission and the fate of humanity.

    On the Steel Breeze is set in the 24th century , 200 years after the events of Blue Remembered Earth . It depicts a massive interstellar colonization effort, involving hundreds of immense generation ... (Wikipedia)

  28. Blue Remembered Earth

    by Alastair Reynolds
    In a future where humanity has colonized the solar system, a family embarks on a quest to uncover a long-lost secret.

    Blue Remembered Earth takes place in the 2160s, at a time when humanity has repaired Earth's climate and extensively colonised the inner Solar System . An omnipresent surveillance system (known as ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Time for the Stars

    by Robert A. Heinlein
    Twin brothers embark on a space mission to explore distant planets, experiencing time dilation and the challenges of long-distance communication.

    This is one of the classic titles originally know as the "Heinlein Juveniles," written in the 1950 and published for the young adult market. It has since been in print for 50 years in paperback, and ... (Goodreads)

  30. 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)

  31. The Grand Design

    by Stephen Hawking
    Exploring the origins of the universe and the laws of nature that govern its operation.


  32. Nemesis Games

    by James S.A. Corey
    A group of spacefaring adventurers embark on a journey of discovery and peril.

    The fifth novel in Corey's New York Times bestselling Expanse series–now being produced for television by the SyFy Channel! A thousand worlds have opened, and the greatest land rush in human history ... (Goodreads)

  33. Golden Son

    by Pierce Brown
    A young man's struggle to win freedom and power on a distant planet.

    Darrow, now one of the Peerless Scarred and in the service of his enemy, Nero au Augustus, is poised to gain control of his own fleet of warships, which he knows will be useful to the Sons of Ares ... (Wikipedia)

  34. 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)

  35. 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)

  36. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

    by Carlo Rovelli
    An exploration of the fundamentals of physics, revealing its true beauty.

    All the beauty of modern physics in fewer than a hundred pages. This is a book about the joy of discovery. A playful, entertaining, and mind-bending introduction to modern physics, it's already a ... (Goodreads)

  37. Half Share

    by Nathan Lowell
    A young man joins a space trading vessel and learns the ins and outs of the business while navigating personal relationships.

    SIX MONTHS IN THE DEEP DARK. FOUR VERY DIFFERENT WOMEN. ONE MAN DISCOVERS WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A SPACER. It's a time of change on the Lois McKendrick. Sarah Krugg joins the mess deck and Ishmael Wang ... (Goodreads)

  38. 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)

  39. Explorers on the Moon

    by Hergé
    Three friends journey to the Moon to uncover its secrets and find adventure.

    The first manned rocked, bound for the Moon, has just launched from the Sprodj Atomic Research Centre in Syldavia. On board are Tintin, Snowy, Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus, and the engineer ... (Goodreads)

  40. 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)

  41. Surface Detail

    by Iain M. Banks
    A sci-fi space opera exploring the consequences of virtual immortality.

    It begins in the realm of the Real, where matter still matters. It begins with a murder. It will not end until the Culture has gone to war with death itself. Lededje Y'breq is one of the Intagliated, ... (Goodreads)

  42. The Integral Trees

    by Larry Niven
    In a gas torus orbiting a neutron star, humans live in a strange world of zero gravity and bizarre flora and fauna.

    Twenty astronauts aboard an interstellar "ramship" colonized the Smoke Ring five hundred years before the story begins. Their descendants have adapted their cultures to the free-fall environment. ... (Wikipedia)

  43. Children of the Mind

    by Orson Scott Card
    Epic sci-fi adventure across space and time, with a final battle to save humanity.

    At the start of Children of the Mind , Jane , the evolved computer intelligence , is using her newly discovered abilities to take the races of buggers, humans and, pequeninos, outside the universe ... (Wikipedia)

  44. All These Worlds

    by Dennis E. Taylor
    A scientist's mission to save humanity as they explore other planets and realities.

    Bobiverse fans: a signed limited edition of all three books in a boxed set, signed by the author, is now available on Amazon. Look for The Bobiverse [Signed Limited Edition] on Amazon, Being a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  45. The Engines of God

    by Jack McDevitt
    A team of archaeologists races against time to uncover the secrets of an ancient alien civilization before it's too late.

    Humanity was introduced to the existence of intelligent extraterrestrial life with the discovery of an alien statue on Iapetus , a moon of Saturn, which depicted an alien life form. Then, after the ... (Wikipedia)

  46. 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)

  47. The Vital Abyss

    by James S.A. Corey
    A novella set in the universe of "The Expanse" series, exploring the origins of the protomolecule and the dark secrets of its creators.

    A novella set in the hard-scrabble world of James S. A. Corey's, NYT,-bestselling Expanse series,, The Vital Abyss, is the secret history of the cataclysmic events that occurred on Eros station, and ... (Barnes & Noble)

  48. Lost Stars

    by Claudia Gray
    A thrilling intergalactic adventure of a star-crossed couple, navigating a turbulent universe of war and politics.

    Aristocratic Thane Kyrell and villager Ciena Ree reside on the Outer Rim planet of Jelucan , where the two bond over their shared love of flying and interest in enrolling at the Imperial Academy to ... (Wikipedia)

  49. 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)

  50. Saga, Volume 8

    by Brian K. Vaughan
    A family saga of love, loss and survival in a war-torn intergalactic universe.

    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)

  51. 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)

  52. Black Holes & Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy

    by Kip S. Thorne
    Exploring the strange and powerful effects of gravity and time, as predicted by Einstein's theories.

    Ever since Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity burst upon the world in 1915 some of the most brilliant minds of our century have sought to decipher the mysteries bequeathed by that theory, ... (Goodreads)

  53. 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)

  54. Drive

    by James S.A. Corey
    A group of space travelers must navigate political intrigue and personal conflicts while trying to save humanity from a deadly alien threat.

    Read "Drive", a Prequel to The Expanse series. The Expanse , premiering in December 2015 on Syfy, is based on The New York Times best selling book series by James S.A. Corey. Set two hundred years in ... (Goodreads)

  55. New Moon

    by Ian McDonald
    A near-future thriller set in a lunar colony, exploring the tensions between Earth and Moon, and the power of corporate interests.

    Young Corta scion Lucasinho has survived the "moon-run"—a naked and unprotected ceremonial dash through the Moon's vacuum—and the Cortas assemble to celebrate, with members of the other Five Dragon ... (Wikipedia)

  56. Destination Moon

    by Hergé
    Exploration of the moon with a group of scientists, engineers, and adventurers.

    The classic graphic novel. Professor Calculus is building a rocket, but Tintin quickly realizes that there are spies around every corner trying to steal the professor's design! When Professor ... (Goodreads)

  57. The Faded Sun Trilogy

    by C.J. Cherryh
    A human diplomat navigates the complex politics of an alien race, the mri, while uncovering their mysterious past and forging a bond with one of their warriors.

    The Faded Sun trilogy can be considered a Bildungsroman , since one of the major themes is the coming of age of Niun, the mri protagonist . At the same time, it is a story of acculturation, as the ... (Wikipedia)

  58. The Ships of Earth

    by Orson Scott Card
    The second book in the Homecoming Saga. Nafai and his family continue their journey to find the lost planet of Earth.

    This book focuses on the struggles between the pioneers to establish a new social order now that they have left Basilica . The new society is opposite to that of the previous societies - male ... (Wikipedia)

  59. The Right Stuff

    by Tom Wolfe
    The heroic story of the first American astronauts, and their incredible feats of courage.

    Tom Wolfe began The Right Stuff at a time when it was unfashionable to contemplate American heroism. Nixon had left the White House in disgrace, the nation was reeling from the catastrophe of ... (Goodreads)

  60. Zita the Spacegirl

    by Ben Hatke
    A young girl's intergalactic quest to save her best friend from an alien planet.

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Zita's life took a cosmic left turn in the blink of an eye. When her best friend is abducted by an alien doomsday cult, Zita leaps to the rescue and finds herself a ... (Goodreads)

  61. The Prefect

    by Alastair Reynolds
    Intergalactic journey of a police inspector investigating a crime in a far-off universe.

    The novel begins with Dreyfus being sent out on a routine assignment to lock down a glitter-band habitat for polling violations. His superiors send one of his deputies, Thalia Ng, to distribute ... (Wikipedia)

  62. Freedom's Ransom

    by Anne McCaffrey
    The third book in the Catteni Sequence series. The humans and their alien allies fight to free Earth from the Catteni overlords.

    The inhabitants of the penal planet Botany had fought a grim and dangerous war to free themselves from their Eosi overlords. Now the Eosi were gone, and both Botany and Earth were free again - free, ... (Goodreads)

  63. Relativity: The Special and the General Theory

    by Albert Einstein
    An exploration of the laws of relativity and their implications on science and philosophy.

    An accesible version of Einstein's masterpiece of theory, written by the genius himself According to Einstein himself, this book is intended "to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to ... (Goodreads)

  64. One Small Step

    by Brian K. Vaughan
    A young girl learns to cope with the loss of her father, a fallen astronaut, by re-discovering her love for space exploration.

    On July 17, 2002, all living mammals with a Y chromosome —including embryos and sperm —simultaneously die, with the exception of a young amateur escape artist named Yorick Brown and his Capuchin ... (Wikipedia)

  65. R is for Rocket

    by Ray Bradbury
    A collection of short stories that explore the wonders and dangers of space travel and the human spirit.

    The spellbinding power of RAY BRADBURY He can make you see things that have never been seen by human eyes.... feel things that no flesh-and-blood creature has ever felt. He can create visions so ... (Goodreads)

  66. Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View

    by Elizabeth Schaefer
    A collection of stories from the Star Wars universe, as seen from a variety of perspectives.

    Forty years. Forty stories. On May 25, 1977, the world was introduced to Han, Luke, Leia, a pair of droids, a Wookiee, an old wizard, a villain in black, and a galaxy full of possibilities. Forty ... (Goodreads)

  67. Stars Above

    by Marissa Meyer
    A collection of stories set in the world of the Lunar Chronicles, exploring the lives of beloved characters.

    Prepare to see the, New York Times,-bestselling series like you’ve never seen it before, now with new cover art!, A collection of stories set in the world of the Lunar Chronicles continues the #1, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  68. Horus Rising

    by Dan Abnett
    Epic space opera about the rise of a powerful leader in a galactic war.

    Black Library presents the Masterworks – a curated collection of novels celebrating the very best science fiction and fantasy set in the worlds of Warhammer. It is the 31st millennium. Under the ... (Barnes & Noble)

  69. Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel

    by James Luceno
    Rebellion against the oppressive Galactic Empire, aided by a group of brave heroes.

    During the Clone Wars , the Galactic Republic begins working on a moon-sized battle station based on a Separatist design, hoping to complete its construction before the Separatists potentially finish ... (Wikipedia)

  70. Glitches

    by Marissa Meyer
    In a world where humans have chips implanted in their brains, a teenage hacker uncovers a conspiracy.

    Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. In Glitches, a short prequel story to ... (Goodreads)

  71. The City and the Stars

    by Arthur C. Clarke
    In the distant future, a lone human discovers a forgotten city and the secrets of an advanced civilization.

    Clarke's masterful evocation of the far future of humanity, considered his finest novel. Men had built cities before, but never such a city as Diaspar. For millennia its protective dome shut out the ... (Goodreads)

  72. Outbound Flight

    by Timothy Zahn
    A group of Jedi and civilians embark on a mission to explore the unknown regions of space, but encounter a deadly threat.

    It began as the ultimate voyage of discovery–only to become the stuff of lost Republic legend . . . and a dark chapter in Jedi history. Now, at last, acclaimed author Timothy Zahn returns to tell the ... (Goodreads)

  73. The Rolling Stones

    by Robert A. Heinlein
    A group of space colonists rebel against Earth's oppressive government and form their own society, facing challenges and conflicts along the way.

    The Stones, a family of "Loonies" (residents of the Moon , known as "Luna" in the book, from the Roman goddess ), purchase and rebuild a used spaceship and go sightseeing around the Solar System . ... (Wikipedia)

  74. Larklight

    by Philip Reeve
    A Victorian space adventure where a family must save the world from an evil plot.

    The story begins at Larklight, a house that orbits Earth's moon , where the Mumbys receive a visitor from the Royal Xenological Society, a Mr. Webster, who is revealed to be an extraterrestrial ... (Wikipedia)

  75. 3001: The Final Odyssey

    by Arthur C. Clarke
    An exploration of the future of the human race, with humanity facing an uncertain destiny.

    The novel begins with a brief prologue describing the bioforms — dubbed the First-Born — who created the black monoliths . They evolved from " primordial soup ", and over the course of millions of ... (Wikipedia)

  76. And Another Thing...

    by Eoin Colfer
    A continuation of Douglas Adams' "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series, following the misadventures of Arthur Dent and his companions.

    And Another Thing... starts where, Mostly Harmless, ends, with Arthur Dent , Ford Prefect , Trillian , and Arthur and Trillian's daughter Random standing inside Club Beta, while the Earth is about to ... (Wikipedia)

  77. Inferno

    by Larry Niven
    A science fiction novel about a group of explorers who journey to the center of the Earth and discover a world of danger and wonder.

    Inferno is based upon the hell described in Dante 's, Inferno, . However, it adds a modern twist to the story. The story is told in the first person by Allen Carpenter (who spelled his name ... (Wikipedia)

  78. Galaxy in Flames

    by Ben Counter
    The third book in the Horus Heresy series, depicting the betrayal of Warmaster Horus and the beginning of a galaxy-wide civil war.

    Having recovered from his grievous injuries, Warmaster Horus leads the triumphant Imperial forces against the rebel world of Isstvan III. Though the rebels are swiftly crushed, Horus's treachery is ... (Goodreads)

  79. False Gods

    by Graham McNeill
    Epic space fantasy saga filled with powerful forces of good and evil.

    The human Imperium stands at its height of glory - thousands of worlds have been brought to heel by the conquering armies of mankind. At the peak of his powers, Warmaster Horus wields absolute ... (Goodreads)

  80. Beacon 23

    by Hugh Howey
    A thrilling sci-fi adventure of a lone space signal operator, unraveling a mystery in the depths of space.

    For centuries, men and women have manned lighthouses to ensure the safe passage of ships. It is a lonely job, and a thankless one for the most part. Until something goes wrong. Until a ship is in ... (Goodreads)

  81. Infinity

    by Sherrilyn Kenyon
    A young woman discovers she is a reincarnated goddess and must fight to save the world from an evil force.

    At fourteen, Nick Gautier thinks he knows everything about the world around him. Streetwise, tough and savvy, his quick sarcasm is the stuff of legends. . .until the night when his best friends try ... (Goodreads)

  82. 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)

  83. Crystal Singer

    by Anne McCaffrey
    A young woman's journey to fulfill her dream of becoming a professional crystal singer.

    Her name was Killashandra Ree. And after ten grueling years of musical training, she was still without prospects. Until she heard of the mysterious Heptite Guild who could provide careers, security, ... (Goodreads)

  84. Have Space Suit—Will Travel

    by Robert A. Heinlein
    An adventurous teenager embarks on a thrilling space mission to save the future of the human race.

    The novel is set in the near future, when the Earth has established a few small scientific bases on the Moon. Clifford "Kip" Russell, enters an advertising jingle writing contest, hoping to win an ... (Wikipedia)

  85. The Physics of Star Trek

    by Lawrence M. Krauss
    Examines the scientific concepts behind the popular TV series, exploring the possibilities and limitations of space travel and futuristic technologies.

    What exactly "warps" when you are traveling at warp speed? What is the difference between the holodeck and a hologram? What happens when you get beamed up? Are time loops really possible, and can I ... (Goodreads)

  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. Tales of the Bounty Hunters

    by Kevin J. Anderson
    A collection of short stories about the bounty hunters from Star Wars, including Boba Fett, Dengar, and IG-88.

    In a wild and battle-scarred galaxy, assassins, pirates, smugglers, and cutthroats of every description roam at will, fearing only the professional bounty hunters–-amoral adventurers who track down ... (Goodreads)

  88. The Theory of Everything: The Origin and Fate of the Universe

    by Stephen Hawking
    Examining the laws of the universe and the search for a unifying theory.

    Stephen Hawking is widely believed to be one of the world’s greatest minds, a brilliant theoretical physicist whose work helped reconfigure models of the universe and define what’s in it. Imagine ... (Barnes & Noble)

  89. Midnight on the Moon

    by Mary Pope Osborne
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