Summer is here which means you should grab your book and head to the beach. If you don’t have a book to read, that is fine because we have the 7 best sci-fi books to read this summer. Keep reading to find out which books you should be reading!
As the title suggests, this article is going to focus on sci-fi books. It is a fun genre where the possibilities are limitless. Even if you aren’t a fan of sci-fi books, these are some of the best books ever written. You’ll be entertained and appreciate this genre a little more. You can see the full list below!
The 7 Best Sci-Fi Books to Read This Summer
- Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
- Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
- Mickey7 by Edward Ashton
- The Terraformers by Annalee Newitz
- Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
- Cataclysm (Star Wars: The High Republic) by Lydia Kang
- Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Sci Books That You’ll Love
One of the up and coming sci-fi authors that you need to check out is Emily St. John Mandel. Her writing is in a league of her own and her stories with stay with you for a long time. Sea of Tranquility is a novel about time travel and the paradoxes that you can and will run into.
Another common trope in sci-fi novels is terraforming another planet. And Mickey7 is a novel that also messes around with cloning and immortality but at a cost. Edward Ashton’s novel is a great summer read that you won’t be able to put down!
Lastly, a novel that many readers are familiar with is Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. It is a classic novel that many readers may not have read even if they know it by name. The novel is considered one of the first horror novels and it has a philosophical approach to creating new life.
That ends our list of the 7 best sci-fi books to read this summer. How many of these have you read? What sci-fi books would you recommend to other readers? Let us know in the comments below!