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Enjoyed The Expanse? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to The Expanse. Here are 27 books that you may like if you liked The Expanse.

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On a Sunbeam
Tillie Walden - 2018-10-02
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This captivating graphic novel follows a crew's mission to rebuild stunning structures scattered across space. Mia, the newest member of the team, reveals her true motive for joining—to track down her mysterious and long-lost love. Through stunning artwork and an inventive plot, Tillie Walden's "On a Sunbeam" weaves a breathtaking love story sure to leave you spellbound.
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Dan Simmons - 1990-03-01 (first published in 1989)
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In this science fiction epic, a creature known as the Shrike awaits on the world of Hyperion, beyond the reach of galactic law. Some worship it, others fear it, and some have vowed to destroy it. On the brink of Armageddon, seven pilgrims set out on a final voyage seeking answers to the unsolved riddles of their lives. With each carrying a desperate hope and a terrible secret, one among them may hold the fate of humanity in their hands. This masterwork by the award-winning author of The Hollow Man is a stunning, inventive narrative that transcends space opera into a new kind of poetry. An essential part of any science fiction collection, Hyperion is a tour de force filled with awe, wonder, and excitement.
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Vol. 1
Brian K Vaughan - 2012-10-23
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Embark on an epic journey through a never-ending galactic war with Saga, a fantasy and science fiction masterpiece that combines adventure, romance, and danger. Follow the story of two soldiers who risk everything for a chance at a new life, as they battle to find their place in the universe. Written by Brian K. Vaughan, this subversive drama for adults is sure to leave you wanting more. Discover the first six issues of Saga in this captivating book.
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The Churn
An Expanse Novella (The Expanse)
James S. A. Corey - 2014-06-10
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"The Churn" is a gripping prequel to a bestselling series that takes readers back to the gritty streets of Baltimore, where crime is the only way to survive. Set in the tough world of the solar system, this novel is a must-read for fans of James S.A. Corey's acclaimed series.
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Star Wars Lost Stars, Vol. 1, 1
Claudia Gray - 2018-05-08
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Immerse yourself in a world where the Galactic Empire seduces with promises of unity and change, capturing the hearts of the galaxy one planet at a time. Childhood friends Thane Kyrell and Ciena Ree enroll in the Imperial Academy, hoping to join the fleet and pursue their passion for ships. But as their loyalty to the Empire and each other is tested, their friendship is pushed to the limit. Can they survive the trials ahead? Discover the thrilling story of Star Wars Lost Stars Volume 1.
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A Choice of Treasons
J. L. Doty - 2011-08-21 (first published in 2009)
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This fast-paced military science fiction book follows Lieutenant York Ballin's struggles as a lifer in the Imperial Navy, fighting in a war that has gone on for generations. When Ballin is forced to hijack a ship deep behind enemy lines, he discovers the empress's treacherous agenda and is faced with a choice of treasons. Gripping and action-packed, A Choice of Treasons is part of J.L. Doty's Treasons Cycle series, which also includes Of Treasons Born.
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E.X.O. - The Legend of Wale Williams Part One
A Superhero Graphic Novel
Roye Okupe - 2015-08-31
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A thrilling superhero tale, E.X.O. - The Legend of Wale Williams Part One is set in a futuristic 2025 Africa. When Wale inherits a super-powered suit after his father's disappearance, he embarks on a mission to investigate the mystery. But with dangerous attacks from the extremist group The CREED, Wale must use his newfound powers to restore hope to his home city of Lagoon City, Nigeria.
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Skeen's Leap
Jo Clayton - 1986-12-02
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Spaceship captain Skeen, marooned on a hostile, backwater world by her second-in-command, stumbles through a Gateway between worlds and finds herself on a planet torn by strife as eight different races compete for dominion...
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Sentients of Orion
The Complete Series
Marianne de Pierres - 2017-10-31
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This epic, award-nominated science fiction series follows Baronessa Mira Fedor as she fights for survival and uncovers the truth behind a war and her betrayal. Pursued by her planet's invaders and her own people, Mira navigates political intrigue and allies with mercenaries to save her home planet. But as she uncovers dark secrets and conspiracies, she realizes that the Sole Entity may have a final move to make. Fans of space opera with plenty of action will love this engaging and thrilling series.
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Downbelow Station
C. J. Cherryh - 2001-12-01 (first published in 1981)
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This space opera from sci-fi master C. J. Cherryh transports readers to a future history spanning 5,000 years of human civilization. The novel explores the rebellion between Earth and its far-flung colonies, making it a must-read for fans of epic interstellar conflict.
Eternity by Greg Bear
Behind the Throne by K. B. Wagers
Alien Bounty by William C. Dietz
Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty
The Praxis by Walter Jon Williams
The Expanse by James S. A. Corey
Earthlight by Arthur C. Clarke
Artemis by Andy Weir
Echoes of Earth by Sean Williams
Kim & Kim Volume 1 by Magdalene Visaggio
The Cold Between by Elizabeth Bonesteel
The Planet Killers by Robert Silverberg
The Omega Point Trilogy by George Zebrowski
After Doomsday by Poul Anderson
All Systems Red by Martha Wells
A Fire Upon The Deep by Vernor Vinge
Red Rising by Pierce Brown