Science Fiction Books I Read in 2019

The Lunar Chronicles

Four -art series: Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, Winter. Author: Marissa Meyer. Genres: SF, YA.
Space opera in which teen girl finds herself in the middle of a rebellion of Earth against the powerful beings who have colonized the moon.

Fleet of Knives

2nd in the Embers of War series. Author: Gareth Powell. Genre: SF, Space Opera
The former warship Trouble Dog is really the pivotal character in a race to stop a space war.

The Recollection

Author: Gareth Powell. Genre: SF
Portals to ancient worlds start popping up and Ed Rico never knows what he’ll find every time he passes through one in search of his brother.

The Girl With All the Gifts

Author: M. R. Carey. Genre: post-apocalypse
A teacher of zombie children strives to find the remnants of humanity in one of her students.


Author: W. Michael Gear. Genre: SF
A colony on a distant planet have been abandoned by the Earth corporation who sent them.

Persepolis Rising

The Expanse series, Book 7. Author: James S. A. Corey. Genre: SF, Space Opera
The latest installment in The Expanse series explores the first attempt of an empire taking over the new galactic order.


Author: Brian Ralph. Genre: SF, post-apocalyptic
Graphic novel on which the tv series of the same name is based upon, but very different from.


Author: George Orwell. Genre: SF, classic
Finally got around to reading this one.


Author: Frank Herbert. Genre: SF, space opera
Read this one for the fourth or fifth time because the movie is coming out.

Alien III: An Audible Original Drama

Author: William Gibson. Genre: SF
This audio book is a rough draft of a manuscript by William Gibson proposed for the third Alien movie, but never made it.

The Dispatcher

Author: John Scalzi. Genre: SF
What are the implications of a technology that can bring people back from the dead?

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