Near Future

Near-future science fiction takes place in the present day or in the next few decades. Elements of the setting should be familiar to the reader, and the technology may be current or in development. Stories about nanotechnology or genetics often fall into this category.

We Are Satellites
Tell the Machine Goodnight
The Warehouse
A Song for a New Day
Attack Surface
The High Auction (Wisdom Revolution, #1)
Kill Process (Kill Chain, #1)
And Now For Something Completely Different (The Chronicles of St Mary’s, #9.7)
The Battersea Barricades (The Chronicles of St Mary's #9.5)
Wolf Moon (Luna, #2)
The City Where We Once Lived
The Operator (The Peri Reed Chronicles, #2)
Ready Player One (Ready Player One, #1)
The Martian
Lock In (Lock In, #1)
The Windup Girl
Halting State (Halting State, #1)
The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)
Little Brother (Little Brother, #1)
Rule 34 (Halting State, #2)
Snow Crash
Station Eleven
The Water Knife
Neuromancer (Sprawl, #1)
Nexus (Nexus, #1)
Fallen by Lauren KateFirelight by Sophie JordanInferno by Dan BrownAnimal Farm by George OrwellCity of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
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Ender's Game by Orson Scott CardFoul Is Fair by Hannah CapinBlood Song by Anthony RyanThe Left Hand of God by Paul  HoffmanBehind the Hood by Marita A. Hansen
Young and Violent
49 books — 10 voters
Steelheart by Brandon SandersonSuper Powereds by Drew  HayesFirefight by Brandon SandersonSuper Powereds by Drew  HayesSuper Powereds by Drew  Hayes
Super Powered Characters Worth Reading
171 books — 206 voters

Airborne by DiAnn MillsThe Stand by Stephen KingThe Andromeda Strain by Michael CrichtonThe Hot Zone by Richard   PrestonInfected by Scott Sigler
Pandemic Medical Thrillers
37 books — 35 voters

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