Our Year in Reading: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Fantastic fiction is a Bookmarks favorite! Alternative history, the far reaches of space, and mind boggling labyrinths - you’ll find all of these and more in just a few of our most beloved sci-fi/ fantasy novels of 2020:
Murderbot is back in a gloriously funny, action-packed, and incredibly human novel about a rogue SecUnit AI just trying to get through the day without it or the humans in its charge being blown to bits. This is an excellent jumping in point for newcomers to the series wanting to meet one of the most endearing characters in science fiction. Wells’ deliciously intricate plot involving lost colonies, wormholes, captured crew members, infected ships, and AI love; Network Effect is science fiction gold.
A new epic weaving the people, cultures, and history of Pre-Columbian and indigenous society into the astounding fantasy world of Meridian where matriarchal clans vie for power as a dead god rises in secret in book one of the Between Earth and Sky trilogy.