What do we have to brighten your work week? Why, FREE SPACESHIP MONDAY, of course!

What do we have to brighten your work week? Why, FREE SPACESHIP MONDAY, of course!

8 sci-fi books with spaceships on the cover, from thrilling space operas to tongue-in-cheek spoofs. All FREE for a limited time!

As we were browsing through our usual book haunts in the wee hours of the morning, we noticed a ton of free sci-fi books with spaceships on the cover. Why? No idea. But, hey, they’re free, right? Pick your favorites, or just download them all!

For even more fun, we boiled each publisher blurb down to six words, Twitter-style. Keep in mind that we haven’t read the books. Or the samples. Or the reviews…

(Did we mention that they’re free?)

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A free sci-fi with a fascinating set of reviews! Can an adult sci-fi title have a young MC?

A free sci-fi with a fascinating set of reviews! Can an adult sci-fi title have a young MC?

Transmission, by Morgan Rice

At long last, SETI picks up a verified alien transmission. They’re coming. For real. And the only clue to deciphering their message lies in the unique brain of a dying 13-year-old boy…

We always scan reviews and read a bit before we recommend anything, and the reviews on this one are fascinating. We love the premise, but some people seem upset that the protagonist is 13. They think the book should be listed as YA for that reason alone. What do you think? Does a young protagonist automatically make a book into a YA read? Or is it possible for an adult title to have an adolescent MC? Have you ever read a YA book that should have been in the adult section? Or an adult book that should have been listed as YA?

Tell us what you think on Twitter!

   

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Space colonies and alien mysteries for less than a cup of coffee.

Space colonies and alien mysteries for less than a cup of coffee.

Fortune’s Rising, by Sara King
Illustrated by Lance MacCarty

Coming back from Dragoncon is a bummer every year, but at least we have some great sci-fi and fantasy titles to share with you! We’ll post more about that over the next few days, but while we’re settling back in, here’s a sweet space saga, with alien mysteries at the edge of the known universe, for less than a cup of coffee. Both this one and the next are on sale all month, and they look awesome!

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