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5 Sci-Fi and Fantasy series to Read This Summer

Outside of a dog, a book and a novel is a man’s best friend. but what if i tell you that you can have not just one but four best friends in these exciting books. All five of these sci-Fi and best fantasy book series have at least four books available–or four scheduled, in the case of the Murderbot Diaries. Those with bigger reading appetites will be delighted by the even longer book series toward the end of this list.

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martha wells all systems red. love for murderbot.

The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells

While it’s not unheard of to have an unnamed protagonist, in this series the unnamed protagonist decides to call itself “Murderbot,” since no one else actually cared to give it a name. A partially organic, partially mechanical SecUnit gains control of its own systems after a horrific murder spree, but all Murderbot wants to do with its freedom is spend time watching its entertainment videos in between security gigs. Unfortunately, Murderbot has an eye for trouble always, and also unfortunately, Murderbot might be developing…feelings…about the humans it’s protecting.








New York times bestselling
A magical new series of that will leave readers craving for more

The Great Library by Rachel Caine

Rachel Caine’s fans are legion, whether they are reading her Weather Warden novels, the Morganville Vampires books, or her Stillhouse Lake thrillers…but the Great Library books rank among readers’ favorites. Here, the Great Library of Alexandria never burned and now it controls all knowledge. Owning books is illegal; learning things the Great Library doesn’t want you to know is almost impossible. But Jess has learned quite a bit through black-market books, and when he gets the chance to get inside the Great Library itself, he knows the risk is great, but so might be the rewards.








into the black beyond our worldly galaxies
a book beyond the confines of our small world

Odyssey One by Evan Currie

Evan Currie has released book seven in the Odyssey One series earlier in 2018, continuing to deliver more aliens and more battles as Eric Weston and his crew have to deal with the ever-changing allia

nces in a galaxy far from our own but still close enough to be a threat. Top military science fiction for readers looking for lots of action both on-planet and all over  the stars.








the chronicles of St. Mary's
national best seller by Jodi Taylor

The Chronicles of St Mary’s by Jodi Taylor

Time travel books can be a challenge to write convincingly, but Taylor loads her novels about a secret group of time-traveling historians are so funny and have so much humor and historical detail that you’ll happily skim over any concerns and enjoy the ride. These historians have no intention of changing the past but rather want to observe and look upon the events that have been masked by the mists of time. Unfortunately, “observation” sometimes gets more hands-on than intended, and the consequences can be disastrous and definitely hilarious.








In the vein of the hit television show Battlestar Galactica comes Earth Strike—the first book in the paced with action Star Carrier science fiction series by Ian Douglas

Star Carrier by Ian Douglas

SF writer Ian Douglas’s eighth book in the Star Carrier series comes out in November 2018, so if you start reading now, you’ll have plenty of time to get caught up before launching into Bright Light. Briskly paced, plus smart in how it deals with spaceflight and battle tactics, this military SF series isn’t scared to throw a lot of technical jargon around but counterbalances it with explosive action scenes. Character-focused readers might be disappointed in the Star Carrier books because there’s no character to obsess with in particcular, but those who enjoy the tension of humanity battling for survival against a more powerful threat will get a thrill.

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