Best Teen & Young Adult Alien Science Fiction Books
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1. Stars Dark: The Complete Series (Complete Series Box Sets)
Author: by Joshua James
June 30, 2021
“FUN, PULPY SCI-FI ACTION!”Includes the full series plus an exclusive bonus story! The starship Yellowjacket is no pushover, but when an alien force larger than any in living memory appears out of nowhere, the ship is overwhelmed and left for dead on a hostile world.
Captain Brynn Jameson must face his personal demons when he learns the architect of the invasion has a vendetta against him. Meanwhile, the resourceful crew must find a way to repair the crippled ship, gather allies, and get back in the fight – before there’s no fight left to join.
Note: The Stars Dark series is an homage to thrilling pulp sci-fi of yesteryear. If you’re interested in hard science fiction look elsewhere. But if you’re looking for action-packed adventures on strange worlds with even stranger aliens, this series is for you!
Includes all books in the Stars Dark series:MaroonedLast RunForsakenUnder SiegeJudgmentLost SkyFuryRevengeBonus story: HomeFive star reviews for Marooned, book 1 in the series: “This Space Opera doesn’t let up! It is one continuous action after another.” “I had a great time reading these fun books!” “The action started in the first chapter of the first book and kept up!”
2. Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, 1)
Author: by Orson Scott Card
Tor Trade (May 4, 2021)
Orson Scott Card’s science fiction classic Ender’s Game is the winner of the 1985 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 1986 Hugo Award for Best Novel. In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers.
A brilliant young boy, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn’t make the cutyoung Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training.
Ender’s skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity. Yet growing up in an artificial community of young soldiers Ender suffers greatly from isolation, rivalry from his peers, pressure from the adult teachers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders.
3. The Complete Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Boxset: Guide to the Galaxy / The Restaurant at the End of the Universe / Life, the Universe and … and Thanks for all the Fish / Mostly Harmless
Author: by Douglas Adams
First a legendary radio series, then a bestselling book, then a blockbuster movie, the immensely successful Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams needs no introduction. This paperback boxset collection includes all five parts of the trilogy, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Life, the Universe and Everything, So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish and Mostly Harmless.
A phenomenon across all formats, this paperback omnibus contains the complete Hitchhiker’s in five parts, charting the whole of Arthur Dent’s odyssey through space and time.Share and enjoy. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the GalaxyOne Thursday lunchtime the Earth gets unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace express route.
For Arthur Dent, who has only just had his house demolished that morning, this seems already to be rather a lot to cope with. Sadly, however, the weekend has only just begun. The Galaxy may offer a mind-boggling variety of ways to be blown up and/or insulted, but it’s very hard to get a cup of tea.
4. Saga: Compendium One
Author: by Brian K Vaughan
THE ULTIMATE BINGE-READCollecting the first nine volumes of the critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling series into one massive paperback, this compendium tells the entire story (so far! Of a girl named Hazel and her star-crossed parents. Features over 1,300 pages of gorgeously graphic full-color artwork, including a new cover from Eisner Award-winning SAGA co-creator FIONA STAPLES.Collects SAGA #1-54
5. Cinder: Book One of the Lunar Chronicles (The Lunar Chronicles, 1)
Author: by Marissa Meyer
The first book in the #1 New York Times- and USA Today-Bestselling Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer like you’ve never seen it before, now with new cover art! See where the futuristic YA fairytale saga all began, with the tale of a teenage cyborg who must fight for Earth’s survival against villains from outer space.
“An interesting mash up of fairy tales and science fiction … A cross between Cinderella, Terminator, and Star Wars.” Entertainment Weekly “Prince Charming among the cyborgs.” The Wall Street JournalHumans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population.
From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl…. Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness.
But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.
6. Skyward (The Skyward Series Book 1)
Author: by Brandon Sanderson
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! From Brandon Sanderson, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Reckoners series, Words of Radiance, and the internationally bestselling Mistborn series, comes the first book in an epic new series about a girl who dreams of becoming a pilot in a dangerous world at war for humanity’s future.
Spensa’s world has been under attack for decades. Now pilots are the heroes of what’s left of the human race, and becoming one has always been Spensa’s dream. Since she was a little girl, she has imagined soaring skyward and proving her bravery.
But her fate is intertwined with her father’s-a pilot himself who was killed years ago when he abruptly deserted his team, leaving Spensa’s chances of attending flight school at slim to none. No one will let Spensa forget what her father did, yet fate works in mysterious ways.
Flight school might be a long shot, but she is determined to fly. And an accidental discovery in a long-forgotten cavern might just provide her with a way to claim the stars. Praise for Skyward:A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year”Startling revelations and stakes-raising implications…
7. The 5th Wave Collection
Author: by Rick Yancey
Rick Yancey’s entire blockbuster bestselling 5th Wave series is now available in a boxed setgreat for binge-reading! In The 5th Wave, Cassie finds herself in a world devastated by alien attack, desperate to save herself and find her lost brother.
As the onslaught from the Othersthe beings that look human and kill anyone they seecontinues, Cassie’s mission is to stay alone and stay alive. But then she meets Evan Walker, who may be Cassie’s only hope for rescuing her brother-or even saving herself.
Cassie must choose: between trust and despair, between defiance and surrender, between life and death. In The Infinite Sea, the heart-stopping action continues as the situation gets even worse for Cassie and the rest of Earth’s remaining human survivors. No one knows the depths to which the Others will sink, nor can they imagine the heights to which the human spirit can reach as they face the ultimate test.
In The Last Star, Earth’s remaining survivors will need to decide what’s more important: saving themselves … Or saving what makes them human. The final book in this epic series will leave you awestruck. Included in this Collection: The 5th Wave, The Infinite Sea, The Last Star”Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances.”Entertainment Weekly “Wildly entertaining …
8. A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel
Author: by Madeleine L'Engle
A graphic novel adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, now a major motion picture. Know somebody who hasn’t met Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who or Mrs Which? Larson’s colorful panels bring Madeleine L’Engle’s brilliant time-travel favorite to life in an exciting new way.
This is page-turning eye candy of the highest order. James PattersonThe world already knows Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, Calvin O’Keefe, and the three MrsWho, Whatsit, and Whichthe memorable and wonderful characters who fight off a dark force and save our universe in the Newbery Awardwinning classic A Wrinkle in Time.
But in 50 years of publication, the book has never been illustrated. In the graphic novel, Hope Larson takes the classic story to a new level with her vividly imagined interpretations of tessering and favorite characters, like the Happy Medium and Aunt Beast.
Perfect for delighting old fans and winning over new ones, this graphic novel adaptation is a must-read. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle is now a major motion picture from Disney, directed by Ava DuVernay, starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling.
9. Winter: Book Four of the Lunar Chronicles (The Lunar Chronicles, 4)
Author: by Marissa Meyer
The final book in the #1 New York Times- and USA Today-Bestselling Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer like you’ve never seen it before, now with new cover art! As the story draws to a close, our team of fairytale heroines must join forces with wicked Levana’s own stepdaughter to stop the evil space queen once and for allor lose everything.
“An interesting mash up of fairy tales and science fiction … A cross between Cinderella, Terminator, and Star Wars.” Entertainment Weekly on the Lunar Chronicles “Prince Charming among the cyborgs.” The Wall Street Journal on the Lunar Chronicles Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana.
Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t approve of her feelings for her childhood friendthe handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn’t as weak as Levana believes her to be and she’s been undermining her stepmother’s wishes for years.
10. Saga Book Three
Author: by Brian K Vaughan
At long last, it’s finally time for the THIRD massive hardcover collection of SAGA, the critically acclaimed sci-fi/fantasy series from the multiple Eisner Award-winning team of artist FIONA STAPLES and writer BRIAN K.VAUGHAN. Collecting 18 of the most shocking and impactful issues from the epic tale of Hazel and her star-crossed parents, this deluxe edition features a striking, all-new original cover from Fiona Staples, as well as exclusive, never-before-seen extras.
Deluxe Hardcover format – 7.25″ x 10. 875″Collects SAGA #37-54Age Rating: Mature
11. The Darkness Outside Us
Author: by Eliot Schrefer
They Both Die at the End meets The Loneliest Girl in the Universe in this mind-bending sci-fi mystery and tender love story about two boys aboard a spaceship sent on a rescue mission, from two-time National Book Award finalist Eliot Schrefer.
Two boys, alone in space. Sworn enemies sent on the same rescue mission. Ambrose wakes up on the Coordinated Endeavor with no memory of a launch. There’s more that doesn’t add up: evidence indicates strangers have been on board, the ship’s operating system is voiced by his mother, and his handsome, brooding shipmate has barricaded himself away.
But nothing will stop Ambrose from making his mission succeednot when he’s rescuing his own sister. In order to survive the ship’s secrets, Ambrose and Kodiak will need to work together and learn to trust each other … Especially once they discover what they are truly up against.
Love might be the only way to survive.
12. Scarlet: Book Two of the Lunar Chronicles (The Lunar Chronicles, 2)
Author: by Marissa Meyer
The second book in the #1 New York Times- and USA Today- Bestselling Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer like you’ve never seen it before, now with new cover art! Our cyborg heroine teams up with two new characters, Scarlet and Wolf, to defend Earth against a wicked space queen.
“An interesting mash up of fairy tales and science fiction … A cross between Cinderella, Terminator, and Star Wars.”Entertainment Weekly on the Lunar Chronicles “Prince Charming among the cyborgs.” The Wall Street Journal on the Lunar ChroniclesCinder is back and trying to break out of prisoneven though she’ll be the Commonwealth’s most wanted fugitive if she doesin this second installment from Marissa Meyer.
Halfway around the world, Scarlet Benoit’s grandmother is missing. It turns out there are many things Scarlet doesn’t know about her grandmother, or the grave danger she has lived in her whole life. When Scarlet encounters Wolf, a street fighter who may have information as to her grandmother’s whereabouts, she is loath to trust this stranger, but is inexplicably drawn to him, and he to her.
13. The Secret of Giza (The Kwan Thrillers Book 1)
Author: by Ken Warner
June 19, 2020
What if humanity didn’t start on Earth..? An incredible discovery deep inside the Great Pyramid, a mysterious signal sent from the Bermuda Triangle, and a ruthless experiment taking place in Area 51: How are they all connected? When Malia Kwan exhibits unusual abilities, government agents show up at her home to apprehend her and her twin brother, Jadenand all hell breaks loose.
After their parents are killed, Jaden and Malia flee into the night, becoming fugitives. Before long, they discover their true identities are tied to the lost city of Atlantisand to the origins of humanity itself. And now a threat emerges that could wipe out the entire human raceunless Jaden and Malia can stop it!
If you like fast-paced thrillers with mysteries of historical significance, you’ll love The Secret of Giza! Buy The Secret of Giza Today! (NOTE: The two main characters in this book are teenagers. However, it is not considered a “YA” or “young adult” novel because the main characters spend 90% of the story interacting exclusively with adults.
14. Cress: Book Three of the Lunar Chronicles (The Lunar Chronicles, 3)
Author: by Marissa Meyer
The third book in the #1 New York Times- and USA Today-Bestselling Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer like you’ve never seen it before, now with new cover art! The evil space queen gives an imprisoned hacker orders to track down our cyborg heroine and her team of reimagined fairytale characters.
Can the Rapunzel-like hacker break free and help them instead? “An interesting mash up of fairy tales and science fiction … A cross between Cinderella, Terminator, and Star Wars.”Entertainment Weekly on the Lunar Chronicles “Prince Charming among the cyborgs.” The Wall Street Journal on the Lunar Chronicles Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, with Scarlet and Wolf in tow.
Together they’re plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and her army. Their best hope lies with Cress, who has been trapped on a satellite since childhood with only her netscreens as company. All that screen time has made Cress an excellent hacker; unfortunately, she’s just received orders from Levana to track down Cinder and her handsome accomplice.