What are the essential ingredients of a perfect holiday binge-read? A warm mug, a soft blanket, and a great book (or twelve!). Instead of running all over town, take some time to yourself and truly relax with one or more of these binge-worthy science fiction book series. All are available in eBook for extra convenient chain reading. Dive in!
Learn more about the 3-book series. Marion “Mops” Adamopoulos, head of a spaceship’s Health and Sanitation crew, guides her team through a zombie infestation and their discovery that the human history they took for granted isn’t quite the whole story. The final book in the series, Terminal Peace, was released in August 2022!
“It’s like Guardians of the Galaxy meets MacGyver, with zombies.” —Howard Tayler, Hugo-winning author of Schlock Mercenary
The newest addition to the Rory Thorne universe is Nightwatch over Windscar, which just released in November. This is the second book in The Weep series, and follows unlikely allies who must discover the secrets of ancient ruins. “Readers seeking a genre-blending tale will enjoy Eason’s no-nonsense tone as she sets the plot of a thriller within her established world of science fiction and fantasy.” —Booklist
We first met Rory Thorne with the widely acclaimed How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse. “The political intrigue never fails to surprise, each character is layered and compelling, and there’s a perfect balance between science-fiction action and fairy-tale fantasy. Do not, under any circumstances, miss out on this.” —Kirkus (starred review)
Set on an alien world brimming with danger and opportunity, the Donovan novels follow a group of colonists, criminals, and corporate enforcers as they brave the vicious planet and uncover the mysteries at its heart.
“Gear kicks off a new sf series by weaving a number of compelling characters into the narrative, including bold heroine Talina Perez and Donovan itself, a planet teeming with danger and delights in turn…. Fans of epic space opera, like Rachel Bach’s Fortune’s Pawn (2013), will happily lose themselves in Donovan’s orbit.” —Booklist
A full-on binge! At twenty-one titles plus a new one coming in 2023, The Foreigner series is one of the most well-regarded series in science fiction. Learn more about the series and get all the titles in order.
No time for a binge-read session? No problem—these standalone novels released in 2022 are perfect for holiday reading.