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Into the future: 8 best science fiction novels you could find!

People really love the idea of another world where different otherworldly creatures exist, or just another Earth full of scientific discoveries such as flying saucers, teleportation devices, etc. Might as well dig into a universe of aliens, dragons, robots and humans coexisting together! Don’t you just love to read books about that? If you do, you might love these books that we listed.

1. Jurassic Park

Who doesn’t know about this legendary park? Even kids know the place where the famous T-Rex lives! Forget the film and it’s other franchises, let’s focus on the original basis for the phenomenal dinosaur saga. Jurassic Park is a 1990s science fiction novel written by Michael Crichton, telling the story of the collapse of an amusement park which hosted genetically-engineered dinosaurs and the chaos it might bring once let out. It is classic science fiction as to how they presented the idea of genetic engineering to the public, and made those enormous creatures to life with science. 

Want to read the book? Check out the link here!

2. Frankenstein

There’s always the misconception that Frankenstein was the monster’s name, when in fact, it was the doctor/scientist’s surname who gave the monster’s life. Frankenstein has been a classic during Halloween events for it’s rather hideous stitched visual appearance. The costume might have been great to scare the living, it’s novel tells another story. Frankenstein, written by the novelist Mary Shelley, is a science fiction story of giving life to a being, namely Frankenstein’s monster. It did not end well for Victor and the people in general, for he was not the perfect specimen he imagined it to be, and ended up with the monster that we know up to this very day.

Wanna know how he gave life to the said monster? Check out the novel from our site!.

3. Journey to the center of the Earth

In general science, the Earth is composed of crust, mantle and core, right? But what if it’s not? Doesn’t that make your brain think of endless possibilities? Here comes Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth, a science fiction novel which was first published in French in 1864, then reissued in 1867 in a revised and expanded edition. It is a story in which a geology professor, Professor Otto Lidenbrock, believes there are volcanic tubes that reach to the very center of the Earth. Along with his nephew, Axel, they discovered and decoded an ancient document where it states that a dormant volcano secretly hoards an entrance to caverns that lead to the center of the Earth, and the secrets that lie on it’s surface.

Do you want to know more about what happened? Check out the book here!

4. Dune

Fans of science fiction should know about the “Duniverse”. Dune’s popularity has risen up today due to it’s recent 2021 movie adaptation, which was starred by famous actors Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya. Still, the novel has a great impact in the world of science fiction up to this day. Dune is a 1965 science fiction novel written by the American author Frank Herbert, which is the first installment of the Dune Chronicles. It’s a story of a young Paul Atreides, who traveled to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and people, the Planet Arrakis. There. He learned of the conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of “spice”, the most precious resource in existence. It is truly a story of free will and fate.

Read more about the Dune and it’s sequels here.

5. I Am Legend

Now this novel truly lives up to its name: I am Legend. This novel is one of the legends in the science fiction genre as it tackles the story of human survival in a world that is overrun by vampires. I am Legend is an apocalyptic horror and science fiction novel written by the American writer Richard Matheson, and it talks about Robert Neville, a brilliant scientist, who is a survivor of a man-made plague that transforms humans into bloodthirsty mutants. He wanders alone through New York City, calling out for other possible survivors, and works on finding a cure for this plague. This novel became such a hit since it was influential in the modern development of zombie and vampire literature and in popularizing the concept of a worldwide apocalypse due to disease.

I mean, who doesn’t love a little dash of apocalypse in the books they are reading? If you wish to read this masterpiece, click the link here!

6. Ghost in the Shell

Let’s fly to Asia for this one, and dive into the world of manga, or the world of Japanese comics. Ghost in the Shell was first published in English in 1995, this classic cyberpunk manga is the story of a future society dependent on cyborgs, as in humans with machine parts.The team tracks criminals, spies and terrorists who hack networks or illegally copy the ghosts of enslaved humans into black market cyborgs. 

Are you a fan of cyborgs and the world behind those wires? Check out the manga from this link.

7. Battle Angel Alita

Another suAnother successful cyberpunk/science fiction manga is the Battle Angel Alita, also known in Japan as Gunnm. It was written by the Japanese mangaka, Yukito Kishiro, and was originally published in Shueisha’s Business Jump magazine from 1990 to 1995. Battle Angel Alita tells the story of Alita, an amnesiac female cyborg. Alita uses her skill, Panzer Kunst, which was a type of martial arts that was lost in time- more like before The Fall, which referred to a time 300 years before Dr. Dyson Ido discovered Alita on the Scrapyard, to become a bounty hunter killing cyborg criminals first, and then as a star player in the Motorbal, a brutal gladiator sport where most cyborgs participate inl. While in combat, her memories are awakened, and finally discovers her true identity. It’s success paved the way for it’s movie adaptation that was released in 2019.

Fan of this, and want to read more about Alita’s journey? Check out our manga section here for the book!

8. Ender’s Game

Ender’s Game is a 1985 military science fiction novel by American author Orson Scott Card, and had it’s movie adaptation The novel tells the story of a young boy, Ender Wiggin, who is sent to a training academy named Battle School, located in orbit above the Earth, built to train people to become soldiers that will one day battle against a vast alien race known as “Buggers”. It became so popular that the US Marine even read them! Ender’s Game has four sequels, which you can read from this link.

That’s it for now, folks! I hope you enjoyed this little list, and stay tuned for more here on our website! We’ll dive into different classics that you’ll surely love.

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