FallenKingdomReads suggests The Best Hard Science Fiction Novels to Read Right Now
Are you looking to dive deep into the world of hard science fiction? From exploring new frontiers in space to discovering the potential of advanced technologies, hard science fiction offers readers an intellectual and scientifically-grounded exploration of the future.
Here are the best hard science fiction novels to read right now:
The Martian by Andy Weir
Follow astronaut Mark Watney as he battles for survival on the harsh and unforgiving surface of Mars.
Check out our Review of The Martian by Andy Weir.
The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin
Discover the potential consequences of communicating with extraterrestrial civilizations in this epic space opera.
Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
Follow the first colonists on Mars as they attempt to terraform and create a new world.
Neuromancer by William Gibson
This groundbreaking cyberpunk novel explores the intersection of humanity and technology.
Foundation by Isaac Asimov
Set in a distant future, this novel explores the fall of an empire and the rise of a new civilization.
Check out our Review of Foundation by Isaac Asimov.
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
Follow Ender Wiggin as he trains to become a military leader in a futuristic society facing an alien threat.
Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan
In this dystopian future, technology has allowed for immortality through the transfer of consciousness, but at what cost?
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein
Set on a lunar colony, this novel explores a rebellion against Earth’s authority and the potential for human colonization of space.
Blindsight by Peter Watts
A first contact story that explores the nature of consciousness and intelligence.
2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson
In this vision of the future, humanity has expanded to the far reaches of the solar system, and a conspiracy threatens to tear it apart.
Whether you’re a seasoned reader of hard science fiction or just starting out, these novels are sure to expand your horizons and spark your imagination.