May promises more great science fiction novels. Here are the top five science fiction novels coming out in May. The list includes adult and YA, science fiction and dystopian. Don’t miss these great scifi new releases!
Seveneves – Neal Stephenson
Genre: Far-future scifi dystopia
Release Date: May 19, 2015 from William Morrow
Tease: Seven distinct races return to an abandoned alien world: Earth.
Previous Works: Anatham, Reamde, Cryptonomicon
Undertow – Michael Buckley
Genre: YA, modern day science fiction, invasion
Release Date: May 5, 2015 from HMH Books
Tease: Ocean-dwelling warriors occupy Coney Island.
Previous Works: NERDS series, Sisters Grimm series
Read my review!
The Water Knife – Paolo Bacigalupi
Genre: Near-future environmental dystopia
Release Date: May 26, 2015 from Knopf
Tease: In a barren landscape, Angel hunts rumors of water.
Previous Works: Windup Girl, Shipbreaker
I am Princess X – Cherie Priest
Genre: Crossgenre: YA, scifi, mystery, comics
Release Date: May 26, 2015 from Arthur A. Levine Books
Tease: When Libby died, so did the comic she created. But Princess X lives. Does Libby?
Previous Works: Clockwork Century series, Cheshire Red Reports
The Book of Phoenix – Nnedi Okorafor
Genre: Science fiction, dystopian, magical realism
Release Date: May 5, 2015 from DAW
Tease: A biologically altered woman escapes her tower laboratory and sets out on a journey of self discovery, to Africa and back.
Previous Works: Who Fears Death, Akata Witch
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What books are you looking forward to this month?