Most popular Science fiction books
The most popular Science fiction books currently available. Updated weekly.
** SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 ** In this electrifying sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalised readers for decades.
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities.
The hauntingly prophetic classic novel set in a not-too-distant future where books are burned by a special task force of firemen.
The basis of three bestselling computer games Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light, and Metro: Exodus. After the nuclear holocaust a new fear is born - underground...
An astonishing, provocative, beautifully written and startlingly visionary novel of first contact from a key genre writer
Internationally bestselling author Lidia Yuknavitch offers a re-imagined Joan of Arc poised to save a world ravaged by war, in this genre-defying masterpiece
DUNE is the bestselling science fiction novel of all time, with nearly ten million copies in print. This all-new edition of Dune features wholly reset text and an incredible new cover.
From Brandon Sanderson, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Reckoners series, Words of Radiance, and the internationally bestselling Mistborn series, comes the first book in an epic new series about a girl who dreams of becoming a pilot in a dangerous world at war for humanity's future.
When Chen's parents are incinerated before his eyes by a blast of ball lightning, he devotes his life to cracking the secret of this enigmatic natural phenomenon. His search takes him to across mountain peaks and deep into highly classified subterranean labs.
The best of H.P. Lovecraft's stories in one handsome leatherbound volume, a companion to THE COMPLETE CHRONICLES OF CONAN.
Philip K. Dick's classic SF novel, which was adapted as the film BLADE RUNNER.
Epic omnibus includes the first 4 novels of The Beast Arises series: I Am Slaughter; Predator, Prey; The Emperor Expects; and The Last Wall.
Jules Verne's third science fiction novel describes the discovery and exploration of a secret tunnel which leads through a volcano to the centre of the Earth in this classic thriller.
The narrator of The War of the Worlds is quick to discover that what appeared to be a falling star was, in fact, a metallic cylinder landing from Mars.In The War in the Air, naive but resourceful Bert Smallways is thrilled by speed and fascinated by the new flying machines.
Containing the first nine volumes of the acclaimed, New York Times-bestselling series, this compendium tells the entire story of a girl named Hazel and her star-crossed parents. Features gorgeous full-color artwork, including a new cover from Eisner-winning co-creator Staples. Collects #1-54.
"Monstress created by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda."
A hard-SF saga set on an almost-empty Earth, currently scheduled to be destroyed in a hundred years.
Like Dr Frankenstein, brilliant scientist Joe Messenger will stop at nothing in his quest for immortality . . .
Before seeing Jurassic World film this June read the original, multimillion copy No. 1 bestselling thriller that inspired the first major motion picture Jurassic Park. Now one of mankind's most thrilling fantasies has come true and the first dinosaurs that the Earth has seen in the time of man emerge.
From an award-winning science fiction writer (whose short story `The Story of Your Life' was the basis for the Academy Award-nominated movie Arrival), the long-awaited second collection of stunningly original, humane, and already celebrated short stories.
Matt Ruff, the critically acclaimed cult novelist, makes visceral the terrors of life in Jim Crow America and its lingering effects in this brilliant and wondrous work of the imagination that melds historical fiction, pulp noir, and Lovecraftian horror and fantasy.
The Hugo, Nebula and Philip K. Dick Award-winning novel that defined the Cyberpunk movement.
The stunning sequel to Vicious, from The New York Times bestselling author of A Darker Shade of Magic
And like most of humanity, Wade is obsessed by the ultimate lottery ticket that lies concealed within this alternate reality: OASIS founder James Halliday, who dies with no heir, has promised that control of the OASIS - and his massive fortune - will go to the person who can solve the riddles he has left scattered throughout his creation.
From 'one of the most gifted writers working today' (New York Times) comes an audacious new novel about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desireIn Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love - against their better judgement - with Victor Stein, a celebrated professor leading the public debate around AI.
May Knox floats in space, the only survivor of a catastrophic accident. There is just one person who can save her: a man whose heart she broke, millions of miles away. Read the survival thriller and love story everyone will be talking about in 2019.
Returning to the universe of Revenger, award-winning author Alastair Reynolds delivers another thrilling tale set among the stars.
Philip K. Dick's classic SF novel, which was adapted as the film BLADE RUNNER.
Don't miss the sequel to the first-ever young adult fiction novel based on the mega-hit Halo video game series!
On a ruined world, humanity's last survivors are fighting a losing battle against against an unknowable enemy and impossible odds. They have just one hope for survival. But it comes at an unthinkable price...
This volume unites four of Wells' liveliest and most engaging tales of the strange evolution and behaviour of animals - including human beings. The Island of Doctor Moreau is followed by three fantastic yet chillingly plausible short stories of human-animal encounters.
**THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**Britain has lost the Falklands war, Margaret Thatcher battles Tony Benn for power and Alan Turing achieves a breakthrough in artificial intelligence. This near-perfect human is beautiful, strong and clever - a love triangle soon forms.
An atmospheric tale of corruption and abduction set on Mars, from the author of the award-winning science fiction novel Altered Carbon, out now on Netflix.
"Can anyone escape fate? That's what Mac and her fellow newspaper delivery girls must discover as they travel from the year 2000 to a distant and dangerous future edition of Cleveland, Ohio."--Back cover.
In this compelling new collection of short stories from SF's classic age our visions of `other' are shown in a myriad of forms - beings from other worlds, corrupted lifeforms from our own planet and entities from unimaginable dimensions.
The crew returns to Kings Dominion to discover things have changed in their absence. Master Lin's schemes are revealed in the authors' darkly humorous look at the 1980s underground comes full circle. Collects #36-40.
Book two of the thrilling new series by internationally bestselling author of The Nevernight Chronicle and the Illuminae Files `EVERY KIND OF BADASS' Laini Taylor
"The penultimate trade collecting the fan-favorite story of love at the end of the world."--Publisher's description.
Set in the universe of Cixin Liu's bestselling Three-Body Problem trilogy, and continuing the saga. This original story by Baoshu-published with Liu's blessing-charts the aftermath of the conflict between humanity and the extraterrestrial Trisolarans.
One of the four richest people in the world may be dead. But which one? A Kubrickian thriller from one of the world's leading authors of SF.
Humanity clings to life on a dying Earth. Stefan Advani - rebel, outlaw, prisoner, survivor - bears witness to the desperate struggle for existence between life old and new.
A group of men escape imprisonment during the American Civil War by stealing a balloon. Blown across the world, they are air-wrecked on a remote desert island. In a manner reminiscent of Robinson Crusoe, the men apply their scientific knowledge and technical skill to exploit the island's bountiful resources.
The explosive sequel to 2018's ONE WAY. Eight astronauts were set to Mars to build NASA's Mars base, and only one survived. Now all he needs to do is get home. . .