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I was introduced to sci-fi last year and pretty much stuck to it throughout 2018. Perhaps the usual suspects given the crowd here but in any case below are my highlights.

Completely blew me away:

- Anathem by Neal Stephenson

- Accelerando by Charles Stross

- Remembrance of Earth's Past trilogy by Liu Cixin

Great Reads:

- Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

- Glasshouse, Neptunes Brood & Saturns Children by Charles Stross

- Rendezvous with Rama by Isaac Asimov

- Hyperion by Dan Simmons

- A Deepness in the Sky by Verner Vinge

The two categories are pretty subjective, due to personal taste but also the fact that all of the concepts in the more recent books were new to me (whereas they may be quite familiar to those who had read earlier authors work). All are awesome.




> I was introduced to sci-fi last year and pretty much stuck to it throughout 2018.

If you're looking for additional science fiction suggestions:

1. American War by Omar El Akkad

2. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

3. Artemis by Andy Weir

4. Daemon by Daniel Suarez

5. Old Man's War by John Scalzi

6. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

7. Red Rising series by Pierce Brown


Tripple upvote for Accelerando -- my all time favorite sci-fi (I even re-read it).

Anathem was great


> Rendezvous with Rama by Isaac Asimov

Arthur C. Clarke, not Asimov


Also, and I might add, stay at that one and don't bother too much with the sequels.


Your right. Unfortunately I cant edit the comment though.




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