Top Five Wednesday: Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

In collaboration with the BooktubeSFF Awards, talk about your favorite science fiction and fantasy books of all time!

Ahahahaha…. I don’t read a lot of sci-fi books. I definitely read dystopian and historical fiction, but sci-fi is something that has fallen by the wayside… Oops. I think I’m just going to have to do a combination of books I’ve read and liked, and books on my TBR list! Stop judging me, book people.

Recommend me your favorite sci-fi and fantasy books so I can do this right next time! πŸ™‚

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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I don’t think this needs much explanation. This cover is the version I have at home, and it’s a combination of Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. This is easily one of my favorite books of all time.

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

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I’m not sure if this counts, but I’m going to count it. Fantasy for 200, please. Ever since I read this for the first time, I’ve been obsessed. I recommend it to everyone. Although, it may appeal more to women than men. #Yolo

Β The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

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I really liked this book. The cover is everything, and Emma Watson is rumored to play Queen Kelsea in the upcoming film. (*Fan girl screech*) I am so psyched because Emma Watson is my biggest girl crush. Not sure when the film is coming out, because I heard about it almost three years ago, which is more like 30 in Hollywood years… but I definitely recommend reading this before it happens!

Β Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

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This is a book I haven’t read, but I have had on my TBR for a while… And by a while I mean since ‘nam. BUT I’ve heard great things and I can’t wait to finally read it!

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

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I’ve heard such amazing things about Sarah J. Maas as a writer, and I can’t wait to read her for myself. I don’t know much about this book, but it must be good because no one will shut up about it.

Honorable mentions (because I need to shut up about them):Β 

Harry Potter

Clockwork Princess

The Bird and the Sword

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10 thoughts on “Top Five Wednesday: Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

    • ReadByChris says:

      Outlander definitely feels like an epic, but I love how slow it is because reading it is like a journey. It slows down and then picks up and then slows down again, you laugh, you cry… I think it’s so much easier to fall in love with characters when it’s written that way! πŸ™‚

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