FallenKingdomReads’ list of 7 Epic Space Opera Books for Fans of Star Trek.
If you’re a fan of Star Trek and looking for more epic space adventures, then these 7 books are a must-read:
Foundation by Isaac Asimov
A galactic empire faces imminent collapse, and a small group of scientists must use their knowledge of mathematics to preserve human knowledge and culture for future generations.
Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks
A space opera about the Culture, an advanced and benevolent interstellar civilization, and their war against a fanatical and nihilistic species known as the Idirans.
Quarter Share by Nathan Lowell
A coming-of-age story set aboard a merchant spaceship, where a young man learns the ropes of spacefaring and the intricacies of interstellar commerce.
Hawksbill Station by Robert Silverberg
In a dystopian future, political dissidents are exiled to a prison camp on an alternate timeline, where they must survive in a hostile and prehistoric environment.
Aurora: CV-01 by Ryk Brown
The crew of the starship Aurora embarks on a mission to colonize a new world, but they soon discover that the planet harbors dark secrets and hidden dangers.
Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
A retired widower enlists in the army of the Colonial Defense Forces, a mysterious organization that recruits senior citizens to fight in interstellar wars.
Mission to Universe by Gordon R. Dickson
Two rival factions of humanity launch a mission to explore a distant galaxy, but their journey takes them to an alien world where they must confront their own prejudices and fears.