Category: Sci Fi Books

Stranger Views loves science fiction books. And fantasy books too, if we’re honest. We write all sorts of articles and book reviews on Stranger Views, but most of them fall into these categories:

Classic Science Fiction Novel Reviews
These are more than simple reviews. These are critical looks at books we deem to be classic science fiction. In these articles, we discuss the book and its relevance to the world today. If this sound’s like someone justifying their English degree, while indulging their love of science fiction, it’s probably because it is.

Independent Book Reviews
The growth of independent publishing is one of the best aspects of living in the 21st Century. Never have we had so access to such an array of awesome science fiction books. The hard part is finding one you’ll love among all of the books out there. So why not follow our recommendations to find your next book to read?

  • All Systems Red by Martha Wells

    All Systems Red, by Martha Wells, is the opening novella of the Murderbot series.  All Systems Red Summary The novel has a familiar science fiction set up. A research party is stuck on a remote planet with a dangerous android when things start to go wrong. The twist in All Systems Red is that it’s narrated […]

  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep – Quotes

    The novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep burnt itself into the heart of millions of science fiction fans. It’s one of the key cyberpunk novels and is often cited as one of the top science fiction novels of all time. The work is filled with some of the greatest lines in science fiction, words […]

  • Our Favourite Good Omens Quotes

    The news that Good Omens is going to be adapted into a tv show got us reminiscing about how much we enjoyed the novel and about how just how delicious it was reading phrases spun by Gaiman and Pratchett. With that in mind, we thought we’d collect some of our quotes from the novel and […]

  • the book cover Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep

    Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep – Review & Analysis

    Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep is perhaps Philip K Dick’s most famous work. It’s also one of his darkest. The novel is an examination of human morality, empathy and our perception of what makes us ‘real’ or somehow ‘special’. It’s fair to say that Dick does not believe that humanity scores well in any […]

  • The Demolished Man: Review & Analysis

    The Demolished Man is a psychological thriller noir set in the future policed by mind readers. It was written by Alfred Bester and is perhaps most famous for being the first Hugo Award winner. If you’ve read Bester’s The Stars My Destination and you’re looking for another cyberpunk classic, The Demolished Man is not that […]

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    The 36 Science Fiction Books You Must Read

    Science fiction is a genre that covers a great variety of novels. From the mind-bending weirdness of Philip K Dick’s work to space operas like Dune. I’ve created this list for those who want to read some great science fiction and want some suggestions for their next book. It includes novels from a number of […]

  • Rise and Fall of Dodo - book cover

    The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. by Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland

    The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. is a novel by Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland. It’s not surprising it took two authors to write this novel as it covers a lot of genres. It’s sort of a fantasy/science fiction/spy thriller/comedy, with a dose of historical fiction thrown in. The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. – […]

  • Flowers for Algernon Quotes

    Top Ten Quotes from Flowers For Algernon

    Flowers for Algernon is a beautiful, heartbreaking, book everyone should read. Which is why it’s on our ultimate science fiction reading list. For those of you who love a good quote, and who love science fiction, we’ve put together our top ten quotes from this great novel. You can read our review of Flowers For […]