Calling all science-fiction lovers: Here are the Spring books that need to be on your to-read list this year!

Science-fiction is as varied as it is great, and whether you’re into aliens or robots, our friends at SparkPoint Studio have put together a great list of sci-fi reads you should be tackling this Spring. When you’re done, head over to our previous list of 10 books that celebrate girl power.

‘Glass Shatters’ by Michelle Meyers

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Following the mysterious disappearance of his wife and daughter, scientist Charles Lang goes to desperate lengths to escape his past and reinvent himself.

‘The Alienation of Courtney Hoffman’ by Brady Stefani

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Even though aliens are visiting her at night, 15-year-old Courtney Hoffman vows not go crazy like her grandfather. With the help of a new friend, Courtney will work to uncover the truth about her alien visitors and risk everything she’s ever had to save herself and the world.

‘Dark Transmissions: A Tale of the Jinxed Thirteen’ by Davila LeBlanc

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Engineer Jessie Madison and her husband David have awoken from cryo-stasis to discover that machines rose up against humans and won. Orbiting in a station controlled by a malicious artificial intelligence, the couple’s only hope of survival is a disorganized crew of reformed criminals.

‘Quantum Night’ by Robert J. Sawyer

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Jim Marchuk, the experimental psychologist who developed a technique for identifying psychopaths, is shocked to discover that he has lost six months of memory. Jim joins up with a past girlfriend to discover his forgotten past and find out the secret to changing human nature, before darkness takes over the world.

‘Arena’ by Holly Jennings

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Kali Ling is the first female captain to enter the RAGE Tournament, the Virtual Gaming League’s competition that pits the best gamers against each other in a digital fight to the death. When one of her teammates overdoses, Kali must figure out the truth about a tournament that has become more than just a game.

‘Version Control’ by Dexter Palmer

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Rebecca Wright has worked her way out of depression only to find that something is off, all the while her husband, Philip, works effortlessly on a time machine that his stalled his career, making him the joke of the physics community. But Philip is closer to success than everyone thinks…

‘Visitor: A Foreigner Novel’ by C. J. Cherryh

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It’s been a year since Bren Cameron returned home to find the government overthrown and the world in complete upheaval. Ben thinks that things are finally back to normal, but there is something coming to disrupt the newly established peace.

‘Marked In Flesh: Novel of the Others’ by Anne Bishop

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The Others have lived in a tense, but peaceful existence with the humans. But when mankind begins to encroach the established boundaries, the Others will have to take a stance and decide how much they are willing to give before they take it all back.

‘Nameless’ by Grant Morrison, art by Nathan Fairbairn

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In this beautifully illustrated graphic novel, a hustler known as “Nameless” is recruited to stop an asteroid on a crash course for Earth. Nameless will be pushed to the brink and forced to face a vengeful god on his mission to save the Earth.

Which of these 9 science-fiction reads pique your interest the most?

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