It’s Friday and if you’re a sci-fi fanatic like myself, then you’re probably looking for your next sci fi best seller book for the weekend. Well, look no further because we did you the favor of cherry-picking the best five good books to read based on Amazon Best Seller Rankings and reader reviews. So, whether you’re on a prime reading plan, kindle unlimited plan or even no plan at all, stick around because this list is super juicy.
AG Riddle takes us through a journey into the future when a strange ice-age takes a frozen grip on the reality of all nations around the world. It is a time when an uninhabitable cold and blistering cold storms surge throughout the United States, Europe and even the once warmest tropical countries in Asia. The world has plummeted into chaos as countries prepare for war over the last few habitable patches in the globe.
Scientists struggle to unravel the cause behind this strange global phenomenon. When they discover an artifact floating to the sun, they decide it could be the last hope for mankind. A team sets out to make contact for the artifact. But what they find there is beyond their wildest expectations and it could change the future for mankind indefinitely.
a number one New York bestseller, and now a famous Hulu series, comes the tale of a dystopian future littered with social unrest, environmental adversities, and declining birthrates. A Second American Civil war erupts, leading to rule under a Republic Gilead regime, a cruel totalitarian governance system that places strict social roles on individuals, including the enslavement of the few fertile women that still remain for breeding.
Offred is an unfortunate victim of such enslavement. She becomes a handmaid for one of the Gilead commanders, forced to produce children for him. In an instant, she is torn from her family. Her beloved husband. Her loving daughter. She is forced into a life of slavery and deprived of the freedom she once enjoyed so freely. Her very existence now hinges upon her ability to bear children for the commander.
This story is a conclusion to the One Trilogy. The story is set around 20 years after the destruction of a magical shield, unleashing a catastrophic virus upon mankind. The virus nearly wiped all of mankind off the face of the earth. However, while the lucky survivors stayed human, the rest evolved into powerful creatures, known as the Uncannys. Wars break out as the government tortures the Uncannys and uses them for political gain. Humans also revolt, advocating for the purity of the human race.
Fallon Swift, the prophesied one, sets off to free the Uncannys and to protect them from the government and purity wars from fanatic occults. She also tries to restore the shield that once protected them all. However, she develops nemeses along the way, who lust for her blood. In this final installment of the One Trilogy, Fallon must rally her allies as she prepares for the ultimate face-off between good and evil.
The bestselling author of Dark Matter strikes again in this enthralling sci fi where reality stands in jeopardy. A disease entrenches the minds of its victims, plaguing them with memories of lives they never lived through themselves. But they soon come to realize that this is no pathogen problem. They discover that the very fabric of time has been broken and that the very reality they are in stands at stake.
Detective Sutton slowly creeps towards the cause of the time rift. Meanwhile, Dr. Helena Smith, a neuroscientist, is completely oblivious that the key to restoring reality lies in her skills. Together, the two must put their heads together to save the world as they know it. Before they are forever doomed to a world of eternal chaos.
This is a classic that shared the Hugo award and won the first Nebula Award. The story is set in the dunes of a desert planet called Arrakis. There, Paul Atreides, a young boy from a family of nobles mandated rule over the harsh planet lives a life of plenty. Though virtually inhospitable, Arrakis is home to a rare and valuable spice, the mélange. This spice bares the ability to extend life and boost consciousness. Heavily sought after throughout the universe, mélange is a spice that many would lay their lives down for.
However, when the house of Atreides falls, Paul is cast into a captivating journey that sees him evolve to become the mysterious Maud’Dib. He strives to restore honor to his family by avenging the traitorous plot against his noble name and achieve mankind’s oldest and most unachievable dream.
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