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Some of my favorite recent Science Fiction reads!

Posted on: November 17, 2018

 

Hello fellow #RRSciFiMonth readers! I wanted to share with you some of my favorite science fiction that I’ve read over the last year or so. If you’ve ever wondered to yourself “what kind of science fiction does Little Red Reviewer enjoy?” this list should answer that question. the links will take you to my review.

 

Have you read any of these? What did you think of them?

 

The Machineries of Empire trilogy by Yoon Ha Lee, which includes Ninefox Gambit, Raven Stratagem and Revenant Gun. I love everything about this trilogy, even though I am still recovering from that scene that made me cry hysterically for most of two days. Here’s a link to all three reviews, but read everything after the Ninefox Gambit review at your own risk because Spoilers!

The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells – A murderous cyborg who balances a heart of gold, an addiction to soap operas, and hating on humans. My fave entry so far is the 2nd one – Artificial Condition.

The Penultimate Truth by Philip K Dick – Fake news! First half of the book is excellent, second half isn’t so awesome, but this book is still worth the read.

Acadie by Dave Hutchinson – the best fun you’ll have in 100 pages

Borne by Jeff Vandermeer – weird, wonderful, post-apocalyptic. I hope one day Rachel feels safe enough that she can take her shoes off.

Nova by Samuel Delany – this story hasn’t aged a day! a compelling read that keeps you turning the pages. Excellent characters, fast paced plot.

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6 Responses to "Some of my favorite recent Science Fiction reads!"

Nice to see at least one old classic in there!

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i’ve been reading more newer stuff than usual lately.

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[…] for everyone with recommendations by setting and age; the Little Red Reviewer shared her recent favourites (that’s recently read, not recently written); and Tammy has 14 Young Adult SF novels you […]

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Ninefox Gambit is definitely on my list of sci-fi that I need to check out! Been seeing a lot of love for it during #RRSciFiMonth.

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oh it is SO GOOOOOD!!!!!!!!!!! the entire series blew my mind!

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Love the Murderbot Diaries, and Nova is a classic that I’ve never read. I don’t think I’ve read Delany at all actually. I need to take a look…

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