Science Fiction

A Trio Of Classic Dystopian Novels

WEDystopian books have been all the craze for the last few years.  Hunger Games and Divergent have lead the charge amongst a plethora of action oriented survival against some sort of corrupt futuristic utopia; but where did they all come from?  If you’ve never gone back to dystopian basics, I humbly suggest my top three:  1984, Brave New World, and We.

 

Book Hunters in Brief #34: The Giver

Book Hunters in Brief #35You say you can't wait for next Friday? Well, Book Hunters can't help you there, but we can recommend these awesome titles to make the wait a lot more entertaining.

Fever Crumb by Philip Reeve

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

1984 by George Orwell

Feed by M.T. Anderson

Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

Favorite SF Series: List of 10

Lists are fun.  Some lists can really stir fans’ passions about their particular topic.  I always enjoy reading “Best” or “Most influential” lists of Speculative Fiction books.  The comments found with those lists are often great ways to find new books.  With this in mind, I’ve decided to write up my list of top 10 favo

Book Hunters in Brief #27: Orphan Black

Book Hunters in Brief - Orphan BlackAs fans know, tonight is the season finale of Orphan Black and we’ll be glued to our TV like everybody else, but we’re already worrying about what comes tomorrow and the next day and the next with no new episodes to look forward to. Well, here are some reading suggestions to take the edge off for awhile.

In The Library No One Can Hear You Scream.

AlienGet scared in more ways than one.  Read the book, then see the movie.  You may want to keep the light on though.

 

Annihilation: One Bizzare, Fantastic, Wild Ride.

AnnihilationIf you're looking for something different than your traditional space opera, or the popular dystopian fiction, then give Annihilation a try.

 

 

 

Hitch Hikers Guide To The Galaxy Game

Hitchhikers guideOk all you Hoopy Froods.  This one is for you!  You can read the book, listen to the radio play and see the movie.  Now, you can play the text based game.

 

 

 

Wheel Of Time Series Available As E-Books

Eye of the worldOne of the most epic fantasy series is available in E-book form.  Fourteen E-books weigh a lot less then fourteen Robert Jordan books!

 

Science Fiction Action At The Micro Level

BZRKNanobots are a staple in many science fiction stories;  robots so small they can hardly be seen, even with a powerful microscope.  In Michael Grant’s BZRK these miniature robots are used to spy on people: they see what you see and hear what you hear, can rewire your brain or worse.

 

 

Star Wars - Maul: Lockdown

  Are you a fan of the villains? Do you like your action with a good helping of blood, gore and violence? Maul: Lockdown by Joe Schreiber has brought together both action and character development of one of the prequel's most fascinating and mysterious Sith Lords in this new addition to the Star Wars Expanded Universe.

 

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