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  • Catalyst by S.J. Kincaid

    Catalyst by S.J. Kincaid

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    S. J. Kincaid has created a fascinating dystopian world for Insignia, her futuristic science-fiction adventure series perfect for fans of Ender's Game. Earth is in the middle of WWIII, battling to determine which governments and corporations will control the resources of the solar system.Teen Tom Raines grew up with nothing, some days without even a roof over his head...
  • Lost Stars (Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens) by Claudia Gray

    Lost Stars (Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens) by Claudia Gray

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    Behind closed doors [?] · 28 ratings
    The reign of the Galactic Empire has reached the Outer Rim planet of Jelucan, where aristocratic Thane Kyrell and rural villager Ciena Ree bond over their love of flying. Enrolling at the Imperial Academy together to become fighter pilots for the glorious Empire is nothing less than a dream come true for the both of them...
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  • Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness

    Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 49 ratings
    In the riveting conclusion to the acclaimed dystopian series, a boy and girl caught in the chaos of war face devastating choices that will decide the fate of a world.As a world-ending war surges around them, Todd and Viola face monstrous decisions. The indigenous Spackle, thinking and acting as one, have mobilized to avenge their murdered people...
  • Chasing the Shadows by Maria V. Snyder

    Chasing the Shadows by Maria V. Snyder

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Year 2522. Lyra Daniels is dead.Okay, so I only died for sixty-six seconds. But when I came back to life, I got a brand new name and a snazzy new uniform. Go me! Seriously, though, it's very important that Lyra Daniels stays dead, at least as far as my ex-friend Jarren, the murdering looter, knows.While dying is the scariest thing that's happened to me, it morphed my worming skills...
  • Aurora's End by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff

    Aurora's End by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 29 ratings
    The squad you love is out of time. Prepare for the thrilling finale in the epic, best-selling Aurora Cycle series about a band of unlikely heroes who just might be the galaxy's last hope for survival.Is this the end? What happens when you ask a bunch of losers, discipline cases, and misfits to save the galaxy from an ancient evil? The ancient evil wins, of course. Wait. . . . Not. So. Fast...
  • Defending the Galaxy by Maria V. Snyder

    Defending the Galaxy by Maria V. Snyder

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    Year 2522. Oh. My. Stars.Junior Officer Ara Lawrence here, reporting for duty. Again. It's situation critical for the security team and everyone in the base - including my parents - with a new attack from the looters imminent, a possible galaxy-wide crime conspiracy and an unstoppable alien threat. But this all pales in the face of my mind-blowing discovery about the Q-net...
  • Nyxia Unleashed by Scott Reintgen

    Nyxia Unleashed by Scott Reintgen

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Getting to Eden brought Emmett and his crewmates one step closer to their promised fortune. But surviving Eden may be the biggest reward of all.Emmett Atwater thought Babel’s game sounded easy. Get points. Get paid. Go home. But it didn’t take long for him to learn that Babel’s competition was full of broken promises, none darker or more damaging than the last one...
  • Nyxia by Scott Reintgen

    Nyxia by Scott Reintgen

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 26 ratings
    What would you be willing to risk for a lifetime of fortune? Emmett Atwater isn’t just leaving Detroit; he’s leaving Earth. Why the Babel Corporation recruited him is a mystery, but the number of zeroes on their contract has him boarding their lightship and hoping to return to Earth with enough money to take care of his family. Forever...
  • Storm Fall by Tracy Banghart

    Storm Fall by Tracy Banghart

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    In the action-packed sequel to Rebel Wing, Aris battles for life and love . . . and not everyone will survive. Aris Haan gave up everything to join the Atalantan Military: her family, her boyfriend, even her identity. In the end, though, it didn’t matter that she was a war hero. When the all-male Military discovered that she was actually a woman, she was sent home and erased from history...
  • Navigating the Stars by Maria V. Snyder

    Navigating the Stars by Maria V. Snyder

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Terra Cotta Warriors have been discovered on other planets in the Milky Way Galaxy. And Lyra Daniels' parents are the archaeological Experts (yes with a capital E) on the Warriors and have dragged her to the various planets to study them despite the time dilation causing havoc with her social life...
  • Destiny Rising by Siobhan Davis

    Destiny Rising by Siobhan Davis

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    EVERY CHOICE HAS A CONSEQUENCEThe final book in the captivating True Calling series.Once again, the world is on the brink of momentous change. As revolutionary organization Saoirse prepares to battle the government for control of Earth and Novo, Ariana and those she loves must join humanity’s fight for justice and freedom...
  • Defy the Worlds by Claudia Gray

    Defy the Worlds by Claudia Gray

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 21 ratings
    This is the thrilling and romantic sequel to Defy the Stars from the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars and Bloodline.An outcast from her home -- Shunned after a trip through the galaxy with Abel, the most advanced cybernetic man ever created, Noemi Vidal dreams of traveling through the stars one more time. And when a deadly plague arrives on Genesis, Noemi gets her chance...
  • Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff

    Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff

    Rated: 4.06 of 5 stars
    · 50 ratings
    From the New York Times and internationally bestselling authors of the Illuminae Files comes a new science fiction epic . . .The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the academy would touch .
  • The Hunt by Stacey Kade

    The Hunt by Stacey Kade

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 12 ratings
    Ariane Tucker has finally escaped GTX, the research facility that created her. While on the run, Zane Bradshaw is the only person she can trust. He knows who-and what-she is and still wants to be part of her life. But accepting Zane's help means putting him in danger. Dr. Jacobs, head of GTX, is not the only one hunting for Ariane...
  • Earth Star by Janet Edwards

    Earth Star by Janet Edwards

    Rated: 4.06 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Sequel to Earth Girl . 18-year-old Jarra has a lot to prove. After being awarded one of the military’s highest honours for her role in a daring rescue attempt, Jarra finds herself – and her Ape status – in the spotlight. Jarra is one of the unlucky few born with an immune system that cannot survive on other planets...
  • Traitor's Mandate by Kelly St. Clare

    Traitor's Mandate by Kelly St. Clare

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    The dreams I once had as a soldier fade to nothing, insignificant as the last battle for Earth looms darker each day.Whatever makes my mind unique could provide our rebellion with an army large enough to crush the Mandate and the other group circling in for the kill.If I can hold on.Because I’m dangerous—a bomb that could detonate and kill my friends and the man I love at any moment...
  • Shades of Earth by Beth Revis

    Shades of Earth by Beth Revis

    Rated: 3.98 of 5 stars
    · 39 ratings
    Amy and Elder have finally left the oppressive walls of the spaceship Godspeed behind. They're ready to start life afresh--to build a home--on Centauri-Earth, the planet that Amy has traveled 25 trillion miles across the universe to experience. But this new Earth isn't the paradise Amy had been hoping for...
  • Missing Pieces by Meredith Tate

    Missing Pieces by Meredith Tate

    Rated: 4.00 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Your family is the most important part of your life. Your families are the people you love, and love is what separates us from scoundrels and criminals. It maintains order. Your parents, your sibling, and your Partner, are the ones you love. There should never, ever, be anyone else who comes close to that bond. You have only one best friend, and that is the person you’ll be marrying someday...
  • Ignite the Stars by Maura Milan

    Ignite the Stars by Maura Milan

    Rated: 4.04 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 17 ratings
    Everyone in the universe knows his name. Everyone in the universe fears him. But no one realizes that notorious outlaw Ia Cōcha is a seventeen-year-old girl.A criminal mastermind and unrivaled pilot, Ia has spent her life terrorizing the Olympus Commonwealth, the imperialist nation that destroyed her home...
  • This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner

    This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner

    Rated: 3.96 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    Behind closed doors [?] · 34 ratings
    The second installment in the epic Starbound trilogy introduces a new pair of star-crossed lovers on two sides of a bloody war. Jubilee Chase and Flynn Cormac should never have met. Lee is captain of the forces sent to Avon to crush the terraformed planet's rebellious colonists, but she has her own reasons for hating the insurgents. Rebellion is in Flynn's blood...
  • Legend: The Graphic Novel by Marie Lu

    Legend: The Graphic Novel by Marie Lu

    Rated: 3.94 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a military prodigy. Born into the slums of the Republic’s Lake Sector, fifteen-year-old Day is the country’s most wanted criminal. But his motives are not as sinister as they often seem. One day June’s brother is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect...
  • A Million Suns by Beth Revis

    A Million Suns by Beth Revis

    Rated: 3.94 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 48 ratings
    Godspeed was once fueled by lies. Now it is ruled by chaos. It’s been three months since Amy was unplugged. The life she always knew is over. Everywhere she looks, she sees the walls of the spaceship Godspeed . But there may be hope: Elder has assumed leadership of the ship. He's finally free to act on his vision—no more Phydus, no more lies...
  • The Magic Wakes by Charity Bradford

    The Magic Wakes by Charity Bradford

    Rated: 3.83 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Since childhood, scientist Talia Zaryn has been haunted by recurring dreams, visions of an alien attack on her planet Sendek. Each time it ends abruptly with Talia’s death in the capital city Joharadin, a city that she has spent her life desperately avoiding. Talia keeps these dreams a secret, hoping they are nothing more than childish nightmares...
  • Rush by Eve Silver

    Rush by Eve Silver

    Rated: 3.89 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    So what’s the game now? This, or the life I used to know? When Miki Jones is pulled from her life, pulled through time and space into some kind of game — her carefully controlled life spirals into chaos. In the game, she and a team of other teens are sent on missions to eliminate the Drau, terrifying and beautiful alien creatures. There are no practice runs, no training, and no way out...
  • Starflight by Melissa Landers

    Starflight by Melissa Landers

    Rated: 3.88 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 25 ratings
    Life in the outer realm is a lawless, dirty, hard existence, and Solara Brooks is hungry for it. Just out of the orphanage, she needs a fresh start in a place where nobody cares about the engine grease beneath her fingernails or the felony tattoos across her knuckles...
  • A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan

    A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan

    Rated: 3.85 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings
    It should have been a short suspended-animation sleep. But this time Rose wakes up to find her past is long gone-- and her future full of peril. Rosalinda Fitzroy has been asleep for sixty-two years when she is woken by a kiss...
  • Outside In by Maria V. Snyder

    Outside In by Maria V. Snyder

    Rated: 3.86 of 5 stars
    · 26 ratings
    Me? A leader? Okay, I did prove that there's more to Inside than we knew. That a whole world exists beyond this cube we live in. And finding that led to a major rebellion—between worker scrubs like me and the snobby uppers who rule our world. Make that ruled. Because of me, we're free...
  • In the After by Demitria Lunetta

    In the After by Demitria Lunetta

    Rated: 3.85 of 5 stars
    · 23 ratings
    They hear the most silent of footsteps. They are faster than anything you've ever seen. And They won't stop chasing you...until you are dead. Amy is watching TV when it happens, when the world is attacked by Them. These vile creatures are rapidly devouring mankind. Most of the population is overtaken, but Amy manages to escape—and even rescue “Baby,” a toddler left behind in the chaos...
  • The Taking by Kimberly Derting

    The Taking by Kimberly Derting

    Rated: 3.83 of 5 stars
    · 22 ratings
    A flash of white light . . . and then . . . nothing. When sixteen-year-old Kyra Agnew wakes up behind a Dumpster at the Gas ’n’ Sip, she has no memory of how she got there. With a terrible headache and a major case of déjà vu, she heads home only to discover that five years have passed . . . yet she hasn’t aged a day. Everything else about Kyra’s old life is different...
  • The Final Six by Alexandra Monir

    The Final Six by Alexandra Monir

    Rated: 3.81 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings
    When Leo, an Italian championship swimmer, and Naomi, a science genius from California, are two of the twenty-four teens drafted into the International Space Training Camp, their lives are forever altered. After erratic climate change has made Earth a dangerous place to live, the fate of the population rests on the shoulders of the final six who will be scouting a new planet...
  • The Life Below by Alexandra Monir

    The Life Below by Alexandra Monir

    Rated: 3.76 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    As Naomi lifts off into space and away from a rapidly deteriorating Earth, she watches the world fade away, and along with it Leo, a Final Six contestant she grew close to during training. Leaving Earth behind is hard, but what’s ahead, on Europa, could be worse...
  • Sanctuary by Caryn Lix

    Sanctuary by Caryn Lix

    Rated: 3.78 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Alien meets Alexandra Bracken’s The Darkest Minds in this thrilling debut novel about prison-guard-in-training, Kenzie, who is taken hostage by the superpowered criminal teens of the Sanctuary space station—only to have to band together with them when the station is attacked by mysterious creatures.Kenzie holds one truth above all: the company is everything...
  • As They Slip Away by Beth Revis

    As They Slip Away by Beth Revis

    Rated: 3.79 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Taking place on the spaceship Godspeed before Amy Martin wakes up and Elder takes leadership, this novella describes life at the Hospital during Eldest's reign. Focusing primarily on background characters, readers will see fan-favorite characters Harley, Orion, Victria, and more. Selene is a singer on a spaceship that only values people who can provide important skills that enhance survival...
  • Athena's Ashes by Jamie Grey

    Athena's Ashes by Jamie Grey

    Rated: 3.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    It’s Renna’s biggest job yet – convincing MYTH leadership that she’s put away her lock picks and is ready to save the galaxy, despite the dangerous implant in her brain. But with the Athena on the run, she’s working solo and facing her most ruthless enemy, the traitor Pallas, who’ll go to any lengths to destroy the MYTH organization...
  • This Night So Dark by Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner

    This Night So Dark by Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner

    Rated: 3.77 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Don’t miss the breathtaking short story that connects the first two novels in the Starbound trilogy, These Broken Stars and This Shattered World. Tarver still has nightmares about the night, six months before the Icarus crash, when he rescued a group of civilian researchers being held hostage by brutal mercenaries...
  • A Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix

    A Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix

    Rated: 3.77 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    I have died three times, and three times been reborn, though I am not yet twenty in the old earth years by which it is still the fashion to measure time. This is the story of my three deaths, and my life between. My name is Khemri...
  • Starglass by Phoebe North

    Starglass by Phoebe North

    Rated: 3.74 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    Terra has never known anything but life aboard the Asherah , a city-within-a-spaceship that left Earth five hundred years ago in search of refuge. At sixteen, working a job that doesn't interest her, and living with a grieving father who only notices her when he's yelling, Terra is sure that there has to be more to life than what she's got...
  • Earth Girl by Janet Edwards

    Earth Girl by Janet Edwards

    Rated: 3.76 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    A sensational YA science fiction debut from an exciting new British author. Jarra is stuck on Earth while the rest of humanity portals around the universe. But can she prove to the norms that she’s more than just an Earth Girl? 2788. Only the handicapped live on Earth...
  • The Calling by James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton

    The Calling by James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton

    Rated: 3.78 of 5 stars
    · 25 ratings
    Twelve thousand years ago, they came. They descended from the sky amid smoke and fire, and created humanity and gave us rules to live by. They needed gold and they built our earliest civilizations to mine it for them. When they had what they needed, they left. But before they left, they told us someday they would come back, and when they did, a game would be played...
  • Avalon by Mindee Arnett

    Avalon by Mindee Arnett

    Rated: 3.73 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    A ragtag group of teenage mercenaries who crew the spaceship Avalon stumble upon a conspiracy that could threaten the entire galaxy in this fascinating and fast-paced sci-fi adventure from author Mindee Arnett. Of the various star systems that make up the Confederation, most lie thousands of light-years from First Earth-and out here, no one is free...
  • Unearthed by Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner

    Unearthed by Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner

    Rated: 3.75 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings
    When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution the planet has been waiting for. The Undying's advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and turn lives around, and Gaia, their former home planet, is a treasure trove waiting to be uncovered...
  • Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund

    Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund

    Rated: 3.74 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    With a past too terrible to speak of, and a bleak, lonely future ahead of her, Aerin Renning is shocked to find she has earned a place at the most exclusive school in the universe. Aerin excels at Academy 7 in all but debate, where Dane Madousin,son of one of the most powerful men in the Alliance, consistently outtalks her. Fortunately Aerin consistently outwits him at sparring...
  • Gravity by Melissa West

    Gravity by Melissa West

    Rated: 3.71 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    Glimpses and kisses [?] · 22 ratings
    In the future, only one rule will matter: Don’t. Ever. Peek. Seventeen-year-old Ari Alexander just broke that rule and saw the last person she expected hovering above her bed — arrogant Jackson Locke, the most popular boy in her school. She expects instant execution or some kind of freak alien punishment, but instead, Jackson issues a challenge: help him, or everyone on Earth will die...
  • Zenn Scarlett by Christian Schoon

    Zenn Scarlett by Christian Schoon

    Rated: 3.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    When you're studying to be exoveterinarian specializing in exotic, alien life forms, school... is a different kind of animal. Zenn Scarlett is a resourceful, determined 17-year-old girl working hard to make it through her novice year of exovet training. That means she's learning to care for alien creatures that are mostly large, generally dangerous and profoundly fascinating...
  • Adaptation by Malinda Lo

    Adaptation by Malinda Lo

    Rated: 3.69 of 5 stars
    · 22 ratings
    Reese can’t remember anything from the time between the accident and the day she woke up almost a month later. She only knows one thing: She’s different now. Across North America, flocks of birds hurl themselves into airplanes, causing at least a dozen to crash. Thousands of people die. Fearing terrorism, the United States government grounds all flights, and millions of travelers are stranded...
  • This Splintered Silence by Kayla Olson

    This Splintered Silence by Kayla Olson

    Rated: 3.51 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    From the author of The Sandcastle Empire comes a sci-fi thriller that’s equal parts Illuminae and One of Us Is Lying . Lindley Hamilton has been the leader of the space station Lusca since every first generation crew member on board, including her mother, the commander, was killed by a deadly virus...
  • Being by Kevin Brooks

    Being by Kevin Brooks

    Rated: 3.65 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    "The Fugitive" meets "Blade Runner" with a Kevin Brooks kick in this heart-stopper about a boy who discovers he's not one hundred percent human. It was just supposed to be a routine exam. But when the doctors snake the fiber-optic tube down Robert Smith's throat, what they discover doesn't make medical sense. Plastic casings. Silver filaments. Moving metal parts...
  • This Is Not the Jess Show by Anna Carey

    This Is Not the Jess Show by Anna Carey

    Rated: 3.61 of 5 stars
    · 20 ratings
    “A fantastically smart, funny, and thoughtful thriller.”—Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times best-selling author of Everything, Everything and The Sun Is Also a StarThe year is 1998: Titanic just won six Oscars, boy bands are dominating MTV’s airwaves, and like any other teenager Jess Flynn is just trying to survive high school...
  • Earth & Sky by Megan Crewe

    Earth & Sky by Megan Crewe

    Rated: 3.46 of 5 stars
    · 10 ratings
    Seventeen-year-old Skylar has been haunted for as long as she can remember by fleeting yet powerful sensations that something is horribly wrong. But despite the panic attacks tormenting her, nothing ever happens, and Sky’s beginning to think she’s crazy...
  • Dangerous by Shannon Hale

    Dangerous by Shannon Hale

    Rated: 3.43 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Maisie Danger Brown just wanted to get away from home for a bit, see something new. She never intended to fall in love. And she never imagined stumbling into a frightening plot that kills her friends and just might kill her, too. A plot that is already changing life on Earth as we know it. There's no going back. She is the only thing standing between danger and annihilation...
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