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Science Fiction Science Fiction

Whether the inspiration for Hollywood blockbusters or the home of mind-bending speculation, SF is one area of fiction where you’ll always find excitement and fresh ideas jumping off the page.

This Month's Featured Books

Zenith by Sasha Alsberg, Lindsay Cummings
Zenith
Sasha Alsberg, Lindsay Cummings
YA Sci-Fi featuring an all-girl spaceship crew taking control and showing the boy's how it's done, with romance, tragedy and ray-guns. Lovereading Review to follow.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018
Iron Gold by Pierce Brown
Iron Gold
Pierce Brown
In a brand new tale of revolution and betrayal among the stars, Pierce Brown catapults the adventure that began in his #1 New York Times Bestselling Red Rising Trilogy to phenomenal new heights.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018
Shatter the Darkness by Ingrid Seymour
Shatter the Darkness
Ingrid Seymour
The electrifying conclusion to the Ignite the Shadows series.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018
Doctor Who and the Krikkitmen by Douglas Adams, James Goss
Doctor Who and the Krikkitmen
Douglas Adams, James Goss
From Earth to Gallifrey, from Bethselamin to Devalin, from Krikkit to Mareeve II to the far edge of infinity, the Doctor and Romana are tugged into a pan-galactic conga with fate as they rush to stop the Krikkitmen gaining all...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/01/2018

Last Month's Featured Books

Hold Back the Stars by Katie Khan

Reader Reviewed Hold Back the Stars
Katie Khan
One of Our Books of the Year 2017 | December 2017 Debut of the Month Beautifully written, this stunning, unusual debut weaves its way through an intense, all-encompassing first love. ...

Mississippi Roll by George R. R. Martin

Mississippi Roll
George R. R. Martin
The return of the famous shared-world superhero books created and edited by George R. R. Martin, author of A Song of Ice and Fire.

The Month Before's Featured Books

Extinction War by Nicholas Sansbury Smith

Extinction War
Nicholas Sansbury Smith
The final, never-before-published book in USA Today bestselling author Nicholas Sansbury Smith's propulsive post-apocalyptic series about a soldier's mission to save the world.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Omnibus A Trilogy in Five Parts by Douglas Adams

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Omnibus A Trilogy in Five Parts
Douglas Adams
Don't Panic: collected together in the Hitchhiker's Guide Trilogy are the five titles that comprise Douglas Adams' wildly popular and wholly remarkable comedy science fiction series, with a special introduction...

The Heart of Fire DestinyQuest Book 2 by Michael J. Ward

The Heart of Fire DestinyQuest Book 2
Michael J. Ward
The second book in a series where Fighting Fantasy meets World of Warcraft. Return to the world of Valeron in another astounding adventure. Deeper and more complex than The Legion of...

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Simon Spanton, formerly Associate Publisher of Gollancz, the oldest specialist SF & Fantasy publisher in the UK, joined the editorial team of Lovereading in 2016 with a brief to select and review the very best titles in the fields of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror including those he believes may become the stars of tomorrow.

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If you’ve ever dreamed about the world our grandchildren will live in, thought about how life could be different, looked at a star and wondered if there’s someone or something there looking at our sun you’ve been wondering about the same things as the great writers of SF. Or perhaps you’ve simply wanted to share the excitement and danger of life on an alien world or in the harsh expanses of space? Maybe you’re so busy you wish you had a clone of yourself to do the work while you had the fun of exploring new places and experiences – how would that feel? For both of you?

SF is all about these questions and thoughts. And it’s about things we can never experience, perhaps not even thought about yet. It’s about putting you at the centre of wonder and excitement. Whether the wide-screen excitements from the likes of Peter Hamilton and Suzanne Collins, or the noir thrills of cyberpunk by authors such as Pat Cadigan and William Gibson or the intricate speculations of authors like Ian McDonald and Nnedi Okorafor SF really does have something for everyone and you’ll find the very best of it here.

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A selection of authors who will feature in this Lovereading category include:

 

Peter Hamilton
Suzanne Collins
Pat Cadigan
William Gibson
Ian McDonald
Nnedi Okorafor

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