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Top 5 Saturday (9/12/20)–Science Fiction Books 🛸

Happy Saturday, bibliophiles!

Time for another Top 5 Saturday! This was originally started by Devouring Books, and it sounded like such a fun post to take part in. Today’s topic is sci-fi…

You know what that means…

AHAHAAAAAAAA MY FAVORITE GENRE WOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

But anyway, I have lots of sci-fi on my TBR, so I’ll take some picks from there for this week’s Top 5.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER: 

9/12/20Science Fiction Books

9/19/20—Award-Winning Books

9/26/20—Guilty Pleasure Books

10/3/20—Intimidating Books

Rules!

  • Share your top 5 books of the current topic– these can be books that you want to read, have read and loved, have read and hated, you can do it any way you want.
  • Tag the original post
  • Tag 5 people

Let’s begin, shall we?

Dune, Frank Herbert

Check Out the Artwork for a New Edition of Frank Herbert's Dune | Tor.com

I’ve been meaning to read this one for a year or so; my brother read it for an English project (the same one that lead me to Frankenstein) and liked it. And the new trailer got me SO excited, so of course I’ll have to read it before December! (Did that Pink Floyd cover give anybody else chills, or was that just me?)

Seven Devils, Laura Lam and Elizabeth May

Amazon.com: Seven Devils (9780756415808): Lam, Laura, May, Elizabeth: Books

I’ve been eager to read this for a good year and a half, ever since the first tiny synopsis compared it to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. (Star Wars? Of COURSE you have my attention, shut up and take my library card…)

Unearthed, Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Unearthed – Amie Kaufman

Two words: Amie Kaufman. I put this one on hold at the library recently, so I might get to read it next week!

Struck, Jennifer Bosworth

Struck (Struck, #1) by Jennifer Bosworth

This one’s been on my TBR for years, and I really need to get around to reading it…

Landscape with Invisible Hand, M.T. Anderson

Landscape with Invisible Hand by M.T. Anderson

I almost picked this one up about a year ago, but I set it aside because of how short it was. Nonetheless, this still sounds like a unique and fascinating sci-fi!

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That’s it for this week’s Top 5 Saturday! Have a wonderful rest of your day, and take care of yourselves!

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13 thoughts on “Top 5 Saturday (9/12/20)–Science Fiction Books 🛸

  1. I really want to read more sci fi and so this post was really helpful! I’ve added these to my tbr list. Seven devils sounds excellent and the cover is beautiful. I also like the sound of unearthed. Thanks for the recommendations

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  2. Brilliant review! I first heard of Dune through the 2021 movie ( I couldn’t watch the film without reading the book!) and I’m so glad I did. I think I had a similar experience to you, I enjoyed it even if it was a little longer than I normally read. The world of dune was so rich and the political tapestry was so vibrant. Here’s my review 🙂 https://hundredsandthousandsofbooks.blog/2020/11/23/read-dune-soon-a-book-review/

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    1. Thanks so much! Now that I’ve read it, I can definitively say how much I liked it. It took me a solid week to read (far longer than usual for me), but it was such a breath of fresh air to see the sheer amount of detail and love that Herbert poured into it.
      I’m glad you liked it too! I read your review earlier today, as a matter of fact, great job! 🙂

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