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?

  • 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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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. – […]

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    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 […]

  • Flowers for Algernon Review, Summary and Analysis

    Flowers for Algernon Summary & Analysis

    Flowers for Algernon is a classic science fiction novel as poignant today as it was on its release. Flowers for Algernon is an elegantly beautiful book that almost defies analysis. This is one of many reviews of classic science fiction novels we have in the sci-fi book section of the site and is on our […]

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    The Improbable Rise of Singularity Girl – Book Review

    The Improbable Rise of Singularity Girl looks at artificial intelligence in an unusual way. The novel follows the ‘life’ of Helen Roderick, a young scientist who uploads her brain into a bank of computers. What follows is a tale full of humour that examines what it means to be alive, unique and human. Enjoy the references – […]

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    Ringworld Review, Themes & Analysis

    In this week’s look at a classic science fiction novel we are critiquing Ringworld, by Larry Niven. We enjoyed Ringworld so much we put it on our list of best science fiction books. Ringworld – a synopsis Ringworld’s central plot sees the permanently bored 200-year-old Louis Wu, the genetically lucky Teela Brown, and two very […]