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Reading Recommendations: Archived booklists

This guide provides the resources to assist you in locating what to read next. Browse the resources below or check with the Reference Librarian at your Delaware Public Library for Reader's Advisory assistance.

Robots

Robot apocalypses? Check. Sentient AI? You betcha. Robot adventure books? We’ve got those here, too! https://www.nerdmuch.com/best-robot-books/

1/21

Space Operas

Space opera is a subgenre of science fiction that emphasizes space warfaremelodramatic adventure, interplanetary battles, chivalric romance, and risk-taking. 

2/21

Sci-Fi Locked Room Mysteries

The locked room whodunnit is a stalwart of the mystery genre, but it doesn't always have to be on earth! - www.barnesandnoble.com

3/21

Cyberpunk

Combining advanced technology and a more broken down social order - www.bookriot.com

4/21

Tech Gone Awry

5/21

After the End

Classics in Space

Literary classics re-imagined in space. - from booklist.com

Cli-Fi

New Genre: Climate Fiction

Explore the potential drastic consequences of climate change

9/21

In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream

Solarpunk

Solarpunk, a science fiction sub-genre, offers a more hopeful take, in which technology has led to solutions. www.bookriot.com

4/22

Solarpunk

Optimistic SciFi - www.portalist.com

1/20

What If + Whodunit

Science Fiction + Crime - Library Journal

4/20

Pandemics

Is there anything scarier than an outbreak of disease? These bone-chilling fictional pandemics will make you want to crawl under the covers. www.bookriot.com

Click each title to see all formats (e-book, e-audio), if available.

5/20

Deadly Germs

Apocalypse by disease

12/20

Stellar Legends

These books touch the stars without leaving behind the legends of the past  - www.epicreads.com

 Click each title to see all available formats (e-book, e-audio)

7/20

Classic SciFi Books Everyone Should Read

Feminist Dystopias

Read these after A Handmaid's Tale

11/20

Steampunk

Steampunk is a genre of science fiction that has a historical setting and typically features steam-powered machinery rather than advanced technology.

 Click each title to see all available formats (e-book, e-audio)

 

6/20

One Possible Future

Read the following and feel better about the world you live in while simultaneously terrified for what the future will bring. - www.bookriot.com

11/20

In a Galaxy Not So Far Away

These Read-Alikes, filled with space adventures, gadgets, and high-octane battles, will satisfy your Star Wars cravings.  - www.booklistonline.com

12/19