At ALA Midwinter, the Reading List Council announced the 2018 selections of the Reading List, an annual best-of list comprising eight different fiction genres for adult readers. The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi (Tor, 2017) was selected as the winner of the Science Fiction category.
In the Interdependency, each planet relies on its far-flung neighbors for survival. Now a galactic change is transforming the universal order, a new empress has been crowned, a rival is plotting a revolution, and a foul-mouthed captain is caught in the middle. Click here to read an excerpt.
Below, check out the shortlisted titles for the Science Fiction category, as well as read-alike titles for The Collapsing Empire.
by Naomi Alderman
From award-winning author Naomi Alderman, The Power is speculative fiction at its most ambitious and provocative, at once taking us on a thrilling journey to an alternate reality, and exposing our own world in bold and surprising ways.
A Closed and Common Orbit
by Becky Chambers
by Peter Clines
An Oath of Dogs
by Wendy N. Wagner