Sure, binging on Netflix series is an option but how much longer are you going to watch Peaky Blinders?
For days when you need to unwind with a good book, sci-fiction can help to get hooked to the book for hours. Books all come in many different stories and adventures, and sci-fi is a genre that never fails to impress.
Here are the 10 best sci-fi books that you have to add to your cart today.
1. Semiosis by Sue Burke
In the book, when an expedition arrives at a faraway star called HIP30815f, it starts as a rough beginning for colonization. The planet named Pax was habitable but the first few pods had all crashed, leaving the colonists at the mercy of the weather and its strange unknown plants.
As the generation got more and more used to it, they started to establish a concrete foothold and make the first contact with more of the intelligent types of plants, they also came to learn how to co-exist together with the neighbours as they slowly made their way to rebuild human civilization again.
2. Killer Species by Michael P. Spradlin
The book is a fast-paced adventure, a sci-fi series about a crazy scientist who creates a hybrid monster by mixing multiple creatures to stop visitors from entering a place called Everglades.
The main character Emmet and his father go there to investigate the case but Emmett’s Father gets kidnapped so Emmet and his friend Calvin, take it upon themselves to find Emmet’s father.
This book is great for reluctant readers and those who love crazy Sci-fi adventures.
3. Into the Game (Minecraft Woodsword Chronicles) by Nick Eliopulos
The book is based on five players who get transported inside the game Minecraft, and they have to use their wits, knowledge about the game and problem-solving skills to survive until the very end.
4. The Martian by Andy Weir
This book is about an astronaut stranded on Mars, and he has to slowly make his incredible escape from the planet. The reason this book grabbed a lot of people’s attention was the realism with which it was all written and how true it all had seemed from how he grew his food to how he was ultimately able to contact earth and his escape.
The book was originally a story that he had posted on his blog for free but it had gathered a lot of attention so he had decided to publish it as an official book and it had ended up as a bestseller.
5. Folktales for Fearless Girls
Just as the title suggests, this book is filled with fearless, empowering girls who take the lead and are their own heroines. The book has scenarios from all over the world from Egypt to Russia and beyond. The book includes women fighting a war, leading their family to success, winning the favour of the king and much much more.
This book has stunning artwork accompanying the stories and the stories which will inspire girls all over the world.
6. The Rise of Greg
The Rise of Greg is the third and final book in the trilogy.
The character Greg Belmont and his friends must figure out how to save our world while also preventing his archnemesis and his old best friend from stealing the elves magic. Their travel around the world, all brings them to one final battle in Chicago, as they strive for victory.
7. Diary of a Minecraft Zombie Book 1: A Scare of a Dare by Herobrine Books
The is based on a Minecraft Zombie’s perspective. The book is filled with humour and witty jokes that will crack you up. The book itself is quite entertaining and despite it being from the perspective of a monster, the book is nothing scary.
8. Space Case and Spaced Out by Stuart Gibbs
The book is basically Murder mystery on the moon. The era is based in 2040 and their second in command suddenly died as he walked out to the surface of the moon, he died in a matter of seconds as his suit was all wrong. In the beginning, everyone thought that he had gone crazy but the character Dashiel suspected something a bit more sinister. The second book in the series is almost similar to the first but in this one, the second n command disappears. By breaking the rules, they can figure out where she had gone to and who is the real culprit of the crime.
9. Masterminds by Gordon Korman
The characters Eli and his friends were riding bikes when they accidentally come across the fact that some of them are physically unable to leave their town. Eli also figures out that there is a group of scientists led by his own father that is conducting an unapproved science experiment on some of the kids in town. The kids then take it upon themselves to escape and be more than their DNA.
10. Atlantis: The Accidental Invasion by Gregory Mone
In the book, the character Lewis’s dad believes that Atlantis exists and Lewis, his dad and his dad’s research assistant Hanna goes on a journey to prove the existence of life in the undersea.
Meanwhile, an Atlantean girl sneaks past the guards that guard Atlantis to find out if there are people living above the west sea. Their journeys soon collide but the excitement of each other’s existence doesn’t last long as Lewis’s dad gets captured by Atlantean guards and not long after Lewis and Hanna get captured too so she has to save them. This book is an action-packed book filled with cool tech and adventures