Updated March 21, 2018 by Quincy Miller

The 10 Best Science Fiction Books

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If the modern world doesn't hold enough grandeur and mystery for you, then you can always retreat into the haven of sci-fi. These books make bold — and often terrifying — predictions about the future of mankind, all while teaching us important truths about how we should best live today. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best science fiction book on Amazon.

10. Altered Carbon

9. Ancillary Justice

8. House of Suns

7. Red Rising

6. Old Man's War

5. Frank Herbert's Dune

4. Children of Time

3. Ender's Game

2. Ready Player One

1. The Martian


Quincy Miller
Last updated on March 21, 2018 by Quincy Miller

After getting his bachelor’s from the University of Texas, Quincy Miller moved out to Los Angeles, where he soon found work as a copywriter and researcher, specializing in health and wellness topics for a major online media brand. Quincy is also knowledgeable about home improvement, as he’s had extensive experience with everything from insulation to power tools to emergency room trips, sometimes in that order. Sharing a home with three dogs and a couple of cats has forced Quincy to learn as much as he can about pet supplies, animal nutrition and, most importantly, the best ways to tackle the mountains of fur that accumulate in every corner of your home.


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