Best Teen & Young Adult Space Opera Books

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1. Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, 1)

Author: by Orson Scott Card
Tor Trade (May 4, 2021)
256 pages

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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.

2. Star Wars: The High Republic: Into the Dark

Author: by Claudia Gray
February 2, 2021

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Long before the First Order, before the Empire, before even The Phantom Menace… Jedi lit the way for the galaxy in The High Republic. Padawan Reath Silas is being sent from the cosmopolitan galactic capital of Coruscant to the undeveloped frontierand he couldn’t be less happy about it.

He’d rather stay at the Jedi Temple, studying the archives. But when the ship he’s traveling on is knocked out of hyperspace in a galactic-wide disaster, Reath finds himself at the center of the action. The Jedi and their traveling companions find refuge on what appears to be an abandoned space station.

But then strange things start happening, leading the Jedi to investigate the truth behind the mysterious station, a truth that could end in tragedy… Enjoy more adventures from the all-new era of storytelling of the glorious High Republic: Star Wars: Light of the Jedi Star Wars The High Republic: A Test of Courage – perfect for kids 8-12 years old Star Wars The High Republic: The Great Jedi Rescue – perfect for kids 5-8 years old

3. Saga: Compendium One

Author: by Brian K Vaughan
ISBN: 978-1534313460
Published at: Image Comics; Illustrated edition (August 27, 2019)

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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

4. Saga Book Three

Author: by Brian K Vaughan
Image Comics
504 pages

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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

5. The Captive Kingdom (The Ascendance Series, Book 4) (4)

Author: by Jennifer A. Nielsen
384 pages

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Acclaimed author Jennifer A. Nielsen marks a return to the world of her beloved New York Times bestseller The False Prince in this highly anticipated fourth book of the Ascendance Series! In a peaceful Carthya, Jaron leads as the Ascendant King with Imogen beside him – but the peace he fought so long for is not destined to last.

On a routine sea voyage, Jaron’s ship is brutally attacked, and he is taken hostage. The mysterious captors and their leader, Jane Strick, accuse Jaron of unthinkable acts. They are also in possession of some shocking items – including the crown and sword that belonged to Jaron’s older brother, Darius.

The items unearth a past Jaron thought he had put behind him. Though it seems impossible, Jaron must consider: Could Darius be alive? And what does Strick want from Jaron? Against his will, Jaron will be pulled back into a fight for the throne – and a battle to save his kingdom.

Return to Carthya to uncover new secrets, high-stakes action, and Jennifer A. Nielsen’s signature breathtaking twists.

6. Star Wars Queen's Peril

Author: by E. K. Johnston
288 pages

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A prequel to the New York Times best-selling novel Queen’s Shadow, further exploring the life of the iconic Padm Amidala! When fourteen-year-old Padm Naberrie wins the election for Queen of Naboo, she adopts the name Amidala and leaves her family to the rule from the royal palace.

To keep her safe and secure, she’ll need a group of skilled handmaidens who can be her assistants, confidantes, defenders, and decoys. Each girl is selected for her particular talents, but it will be up to Padm to unite them as a group.

When Naboo is invaded by forces of the Trade Federation, Queen Amidala and her handmaidens will face the greatest test-of themselves, and of each other.

7. Gamora and Nebula: Sisters in Arms (Marvel Universe YA, 2)

Author: by Mackenzi Lee
400 pages

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The second book in the hit series from New York Times best-selling author Mackenzi Lee! This three-book series explores the untapped potential and duality of heroism of popular characters in the Marvel Universe. The first book in these series, Loki: Where Mischief Lies, was an instant New York Times best seller and received two starred reviews.

Gamora arrives on Torndunea once-lush planet that has been strip-mined for the power source beneath its surfacewith a mission: collect the heart of the planet. She doesn’t know who sent her, why they want it, or even what the heart of a planet looks like.

But as the right hand and daughter of Thanos, and one of the galaxy’s most legendary warriors, her job is not to ask questions. Her job is to do what she’s told, no matter the cost. What she doesn’t know is that her sister Nebula is in hot pursuit.

Nebula has followed Gamora to Torndune in hopes of claiming the planet’s heart first and shaming her sister as vengeance for the part she played in Nebula losing her arm. While Gamora falls in with a group of miners attempting to overthrow the tyrannical mining corporation that controls their lives, Nebula allies herself with the Universal Church of Truth, whose missionaries wait on every street corner to recruit more followers and tithes for the Matriarch.

8. Star Wars Ahsoka

Author: by E.K. Johnston
ISBN: 978-1484705667
Published at: Disney Lucasfilm Press (October 11, 2016)

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Fans have long wondered what happened to Ahsoka after she left the Jedi Order near the end of the Clone Wars, and before she re-appeared as the mysterious Rebel operative Fulcrum in Rebels. Finally, her story will begin to be told.

Following her experiences with the Jedi and the devastation of Order 66, Ahsoka is unsure she can be part of a larger whole ever again. But her desire to fight the evils of the Empire and protect those who need it will lead her right to Bail Organa, and the Rebel Alliance?.

9. Saga Book Two

Author: by Brian K Vaughan
Image Comics
464 pages

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Barnes & Noble’s Best Books of 2018Thrillist’s Best Comics & Graphic Novels of 2018Paste Magazine’s 25 Best Comic Books of 2018Book Riot’s Best Comics of 2018Powell’s Best Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Graphic Novels of 2018At long last, it’s finally time for the second hardcover collection of SAGA, the New York Times bestselling series praised by everyone from Alan Moore to Lin-Manuel Miranda!

Created by the multiple Eisner Award-winning team of artist FIONA STAPLES (Mystery Society, North 40, Archie Comics) and writer BRIAN K. VAUGHAN (THE PRIVATE EYE, PAPER GIRLS, WE STAND ON GUARD), SAGA BOOK TWO continues the action-packed education of Hazel, a child born to star-crossed parents from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war.

Collecting 18 issues of the smash-hit comic, this massive edition features a striking original cover from Fiona Staples, as well as a brand-new gallery of exclusive, never-before-seen SAGA artwork from legendary creators including CLIFF CHIANG, PIA GUERRA, FAITH ERIN HICKS, KARL KERSCHL, JASON LATOUR, SEAN GORDON MURPHY, STEVE SKROCE, and MORE!

10. Starsight (The Skyward Series)

Author: by Brandon Sanderson
480 pages

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Reckoners series, Words of Radiance, the Mistborn trilogy, and the Stormlight Archive comes the sequel to Skyward. The epic adventure continues in this story of a girl with a secret in a dangerous world at war for humanity’s future.

All her life, Spensa has dreamed of becoming a pilot. Of proving she’s a hero like her father. She made it to the sky, but the truths she learned about her father were crushing. The rumors of his cowardice are true-he deserted his flight during battle against the Krell.

Worse, though, he turned against his team and attacked them. Spensa is sure there’s more to the story. And she’s sure that whatever happened to her father in his starship could happen to her. When she made it outside the protective shell of her planet, she heard the stars-and it was terrifying.

Everything Spensa has been taught about her world is a lie. But Spensa also discovered a few other things about herself-and she’ll travel to the end of the galaxy to save humankind if she needs to.

11. Illuminae (The Illuminae Files Book 1)

Author: by Amie Kaufman
October 20, 2015

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For fans of Marie Lu comes the first book in an epic series that bends the sci-fi genre into a new dimension. A truly beautiful novel that redefines the form.” Victoria Aveyard, bestselling author of Red Queen This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do.

This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than a speck at the edge of the universe. Now with enemy fire raining down on them, Kady and Ezrawho are barely even talking to each otherare forced to evacuate with a hostile warship in hot pursuit.

But their problems are just getting started. A plague has broken out and is mutating with terrifying results; the fleet’s AI may actually be their enemy; and nobody in charge will say what’s really going on. As Kady hacks into a web of data to find the truth, it’s clear the only person who can help her is the ex-boyfriend she swore she’d never speak to again.

12. Saga Volume 9

Author: by Brian K Vaughan
Image Comics

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The multiple Eisner Award-winning series returns with a spacefaring adventure about fake news and genuine terror. Get ready for the most shocking, most impactful SAGA storyline yet. Collects SAGA #49-54

13. Saga Volume 8

Author: by Brian K Vaughan
Image Comics
152 pages

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After the traumatic events of the War for Phang, Hazel, her parents, and their surviving companions embark on a life-changing adventure at the westernmost edge of the universe. Collects issues 43 through 48.

14. The Elarri Heist (Plundering the Stars Book 1)

Author: by James David Victor
July 6, 2021

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They’ve plundered their way across the galaxy and just found the score of a lifetime. All they have to do is steal from the most ruthless crime lord in the galaxy. What could possibly go wrong? An epic space adventure from an Amazon All Star AuthorYan and his band of rogues are intent on plundering their way across the galaxy.

When they stumble across the score of a lifetime, they quickly go all in for one last job. With everything on the line, there’s no way they can fail. At least that’s what they’re hoping. In the end, they just might have gotten into something bigger than they ever imagined possible.

The Elarri Heist is the first book in the Plundering the Stars series which follows a band of rogues intent on looting their way to freedom. In the process, they just might save the galaxy. Download The Elarri Heist and see if this group of misfits can pull together and change their place amongst the stars!

PLEASE NOTE: This book was originally published as two individual books, The Elarri Heist and The Xarren Escape. Always FREE on Kindle Unlimited