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10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2018
Posted on December 9, 2018
by April S
Welcome to our series exploring some of the best books of the year. We scoured multiple sources to pull together an eclectic mix of reading recommendations with a wide range of appeal. The science fiction and fantasy novels in this blog post include stories that are compelling, imaginative, richly detailed and thought-provoking. Enjoy!
When a climate-wars project involving the construction of a sophisticated floating city in the Arctic Circle begins to succumb to corruption and crime, the arrival of a woman riding an orca at the side of a polar-bear companion brings together four people to stage strategic acts of resistance.
Immortal Faerie and ancient feuds, secrets and sacrifices–a thrilling new chapter in the bestselling “Fever” series begins, featuring Dani, Ryodan, and other beloved characters, as they battle to save Dublin from the rising of a terrifying evil determined to enslave the human race.
Marginalized in a near-future America where the government limits women to no more than 100 spoken words daily before outlawing women’s education and employment altogether, a former doctor resolves to be heard for the sake of her daughter.
A young girl falls under the spell of a strange, sinister man who asks her to perform odd tasks before convincing her to enroll in a strange and magical school called The Institute of Special Technologies.
The Tower of Babel is the greatest marvel in the world. Immense as a mountain, the ancient Tower holds unnumbered ringdoms, warring and peaceful, stacked one on the other like the layers of a cake. It is a world of geniuses and tyrants, of airships and steam engines, of unusual animals and mysterious machines.
When people throughout the world begin losing their shadows and memories while developing dangerous powers, a man desperately searches for his afflicted wife in a world turned upside down by bandits and cultists.
On a cold spring night in 1952, a huge meteorite fell to earth and obliterated much of the east coast of the United States, including Washington D.C. The ensuing climate cataclysm will soon render the earth inhospitable for humanity, as the last such meteorite did for the dinosaurs. This looming threat calls for a radically accelerated effort to colonize space, and requires a much larger share of humanity to take part in the process. Elma’s drive to become the first Lady Astronaut is so strong that even the most dearly held conventions of society may not stand a chance against her.
Three friends go searching for Art when he misses their yearly reunion in their Southern Italy hometown, hearing fantastical stories along the way about Art’s recent life and discovering a curious manuscript in his home authored by Art, called The book of hidden things.
If the books in this blog post are not your cup of tea – check out the other posts in our best books of the year series, the book lists below or try our Give 3 Get 3 service to receive personalized recommendations from our knowledgeable staff.