“History was full of divergence points nobody could get anywhere near—from Archduke Ferdinand’s assassination to the battle of Trafalgar. Events so critical and so volatile that the introduction of a single variable—such as a time traveler—could change the outcome. And alter the entire course of history.” I’m going on a… Read MoreOxford Time Travel Series in Order: Travel back in time with Connie Willis’ books
“The term `holistic’ refers to my conviction that what we are concerned with here is the fundamental interconnectedness of all things.” Dirk Gently is not your ordinary detective. Born Svlad Cjelli, the man bills himself as a “holistic detective”, meaning he uses “the fundamental interconnectedness of all things” to solve… Read MoreDirk Gently Series in Order: Discover Douglas Adams humorous detective books
“Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor.” The 2010s were marked by the boom of the YA dystopia genre, with The Hunger Games popularizing a subgenre that was already in expansion thanks to The Giver (1993), by Lois Lowry, or The Uglies series (2005-2007) by Scott… Read MoreThe Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Collins: May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor!
“All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.” Shatter Me is a young adult dystopian series written by Tahereh Mafi. It centers on 17-year-old Juliette Ferrars, a beautiful but deemed dangerous young woman. If Juliette touched… Read MoreShatter Me Reading Order: A dystopian romance by Tahereh Mafi
The Expanse is one of the best science-fiction television series produced. But before being a TV Show, it was, of course, a science fiction series of novels writtent by James S.A. Corey — the pen name for Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck. The story is set in a future in… Read MoreThe Expanse Books in Order: Reading Guide for the science fiction novels by James S. A. Corey
“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the… Read MoreDune Reading Order: In what order to read Frank Herbert’s books?
Described as The Bachelor meets The Hunger Games minus the bloodsport, The Selection is a series of dystopian/romance young adult novels written by American writer Kiera Cass. The story takes place in a futuristic world where war has given rise to a kingdom named Illéa and society is now divided into… Read MoreThe Selection Series: In what order to read Kiera Cass’s books?
“We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.” In a post-apocalyptic world, in a dystopian Chicago, the society is now organized in five factions according to the dominant character trait of the people who make them up: Erudite (the… Read MoreDivergent Series by Veronica Roth: One choice can transform you
Kindred is considered a masterpiece, and it’s also Octavia E. Butler’s most popular novel. The groundbreaking sci-fi and speculative fiction author is also known for the Parable series but it’s not her only series. We turn right now our attention towards The Xenogenesis trilogy, renamed later Lilith’s Brood — a collection of… Read MoreLilith’s Brood: The Xenogenesis Series in Order (by Octavia E. Butler)
The Sprawl Trilogy, also known as Neuromancer, Cyberspace, or Matrix trilogy is a set of books by William Gibson set in a near-future world dominated by corporations and ubiquitous technology, after a limited World War III. The stories are all set in the same fictional future and are subtly interlinked… Read MoreSprawl Trilogy: Book Series in Order by William Gibson