Must-Read Sci-fi Fantasy Novels

May 9, 2018

This is by far my favorite genre; when I'm reading a Sci-fi Fantasy book, my mind immediatly starts to create and imagine new universes, species and magic worlds. It allows for the impossible to happen.

So, for you all who are as fans as us of this kind of books, we've carefully chosen the top 20 Sci-fi Fantasy Novels, considered as must-read, from among hundreds of books. You have to read them all!

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1 Awake


Egan Yip | Sci-fi Fantasy


When Kevin stays up all night to finish a history paper, he finds a lonely world the next morning. The whole world is still asleep and no one can wake up! As Kevin thinks the world is over, he meets a talking dog and cat. The pets have formed an alliance and are seeking a way to save their masters from the strange phenomenon. But when Kevin helps them in their search, they are warned of a great danger: the forest animals want to keep the humans asleep for good. To solve this mystery, Kevin must stay awake as long as he can before he too will fall asleep and never awaken. Age Group: Young Adult

2 The Interview

The Interview

Lawrence King | Sci-fi Fantasy


An unexpected invitation. A secluded New England university campus. There’s no harm in an Interview, right? When would-be professor Dr. “Mac” Mackenzie gets an unsolicited proposal to interview at Miskatonic University, he’s eager to apply. He has few prospects, over-due student loans and a desire for a fresh start. Mac is willing to move cross-country for the right teaching position. But is Miskatonic the right position? With its isolated campus, medieval architecture and run-down reputation it’s not the start of an ideal career. And why is Miskatonic so interested in him?Lawrence King’s "Miskatonic University" novels of urban fantasy combine his love of Gothic horror with speculative science and characters that matter. You can find him online at

3 Codename: Athena

Codename: Athena

Michel Poulin | Sci-fi Fantasy


Nancy Laplante, a war correspondent and part-time officer in the Canadian Forces in 2012, is kidnapped by two scientists and used as a guinea pig in time travel experiments. Things however get out of control very quickly and she finds herself marooned in England in 1940. Nancy will then have to survive a brutal war, as well as find her way home.

4 Urban Mythic

Urban Mythic

C. Gockel & Other Authors | Sci-fi Fantasy


A box set of MYTHIC proportions ...Want a little magic in your life? Ever wished faeries were real or for your own personal djinn? Then these THIRTEEN worlds of action, adventure, humor, and romance are for you. Join the freshest voices in urban fantasy and paranormal romance as they bring magic into your life in the form of gods, demons, djinn, faeries, werewolves, and more.This enchanting collection is FREE for a limited time. Download it before it’s gone!

5 2023


John Ivan Coby | Sci-fi Fantasy


The only future that can be predicted with 100 percent certainty is one that can be calculated mathematically--for example, the orbit of a comet. Adam is unknowingly selected on a short list for relocation by aliens, as part of a grand plan to save the Earth's species from certain extinction in the coming global catastrophe. Download this FREE e-Book today!

6 A Colony on Mars

A Colony on Mars

Cliff Roehr | Sci-fi Fantasy


From what we now know it would be possible for man to have a colony on Mars.

7 Coranite Chronicles: The Judge

Coranite Chronicles: The Judge

Egan Yip | Sci-fi Fantasy


When it is discovered that the Judges--the mythical assassins who walk the shadows to silence criminals--are real, the Galactic Federation begins the hunt to bring down the deadly vigilantes. Darek, a delivery boy, is the first suspect. Fearing for his life, Darek flees to a distant world. But the world is nothing like he imagined. Monsters lurk at every step and only traces of civilized life remain. With no way off the planet, Darek loses all hope. But when he finds two others who are also stranded--the reckless heroine called Azura and the cold-blooded assassin named Sorren--they set off on a journey across the desolate land. Together, they must battle monsters, incite a revolution, survive the wrath of spirits, and uncover a frightening plot that threatens the fate of the universe.

8 Bridge at War

Bridge at War

Trevor Hopkins | Sci-fi Fantasy


Bridge at War is set in 1946, immediately after the end of the Second World War. The story follows three young men (Tom, Alistair and Bram) who were comrades in the Army during the War. Bram gently introduces the world of Lyndesfarne to the others, and engineers their recruitment into the Guardians, one of the secretive organisations whose purpose is to protect the crossing to Lyndesfarne.

9 Call of the Herald

Call of the Herald

Brian Rathbone | Sci-fi Fantasy


Call of the Herald is book one of The Dawning of Power trilogy. Echoes of the ancients' power are distant memories, tattered and faded by the passage of eons, but that is about to change. A new dawn has arrived. Latent abilities, harbored in mankind's deepest fibers, wait to be unleashed. Ancient evils awaken, and old fears ignite the fires of war.

10 The Sorcery Code: A Fantasy Novel of Magic, Romance, Danger, and Intrigue

The Sorcery Code: A Fantasy Novel of Magic, Romance, Danger, and Intrigue

Dima Zales | Sci-fi Fantasy


The Sorcery Code: Volume 1: Once a respected member of the Sorcerer Council and now an outcast, Blaise has spent the last year of his life working on a special magical object. The goal is to allow anyone to do magic, not just the sorcerer elite. The outcome of his quest is unlike anything he could’ve ever imagined – because, instead of an object, he creates Her.

11 A Planet for Emily

A Planet for Emily

M S Lawson | Sci-fi Fantasy


Looking for her lost sister and on a quest to find a place for baby Emily and Emily's family to live, Suzanne takes a job as a cruise director on a old space ship with a mysterious captain.

12 Destinies


Michel Poulin | Sci-fi Fantasy


This is the fifth book in the collection on the adventures through time of Nancy Laplante A, a Canadian war correspondent from the early 21st Century who is also the co-founder of the Time Patrol, an organization originating in the 34th Century. Nancy continues on as a war correspondent for CNN in the year 2017, while also leading the Time Patrol and ruling over Palestine in Timeline B. On her part, Ingrid Dows C has emerged from World War Two as a very young but also very talented and successful fighter pilot and senior officer of the United States Air Force. She will then fight in two more wars, apart from helping the United States Air Force become the leading air power in the World, following the path of a glorious destiny. However, another destiny will end in tragedy.

13 Caged in Darkness

Caged in Darkness

J.D. Stroube | Sci-fi Fantasy


A witch raised in a cage of darkness... On her 16th birthday, Savannah is consumed by overwhelming power. She must choose between two loves; the one who taught her to smile or the darkly seductive stranger who tempts her towards another path. Suddenly, an unspeakable evil comes to claim a debt. How will she survive the greatest evil she has ever witnessed long enough to have a choice to make?

14 The Phoenix Conspiracy

The Phoenix Conspiracy

Richard L. Sanders | Sci-fi Fantasy


On the surface, the galaxy seems peaceful. Humankind prospers from the Capitalist World to the far reaches of The Corridor. But to those who can see the signs, it's clear something is wrong. Long, dark fingers are pulling strings inside the military, making clandestine deals with enemy states, and fulfilling some dark design. Calvin is an intelligence agent working for the Imperial government. He's young, his methods are unorthodox, but he gets results. So when a former military hero steals a warship and goes rogue--threatening to start a war, Calvin is sent to eliminate him. But as he chases his prey across the stars, he realizes they are both pawns in a shadowy chess game that shakes kingdoms, divides empires, and threatens civilization everywhere. And if he is to uncover the mystery and expose the conspiracy he must confront--and embrace--the darkest elements of the galaxy and throw himself, his career, and everyone he loves into the line of fire.

15 To Step into the Darkness

To Step into the Darkness

Annin Brothers | Sci-fi Fantasy


Two young men, a university student and his best friend, a natural-born auto mechanic, driven by a desire to unravel the mystery of the bewildering notes in the diary of a scientist who had died in suspicious circumstances, took a step into the blackness of a cleft in the space in front of them, towards the unknown. Being close to death, the grandfather of one of them gave his grandson a wad of paper. The guys were to learn what was inside the wad eight years later.

16 The Fountain of Eternal Youth

The Fountain of Eternal Youth

Alina Udrea | Sci-fi Fantasy


This is a story of lost loves and second chances. It is about magic, treason, ambition and lots of adventures and mythical creatures. Read to find out more.

17 Virtual Heaven

Virtual Heaven

Taylor Kole | Sci-fi Fantasy


Alex Cutler accepts a job working on the world's first Virtual Reality hub and feels blessed. What starts out as fun, turns dark when a close friend and founder dies while connected, unearthing bizarre and unnatural side effects. This captivating story of one man's dream to entertain and comfort soon becomes a provocative thriller, raising questions about technology's effects on morality, religion, and the limits of human potential.

18 The Black Dragon of Amber

The Black Dragon of Amber

Barbara Bretana | Sci-fi Fantasy


The Road to Amber is long and dangerous but I found it with my guardian, Murphy. He's a Gargoyle born from the murdered blood of my mother and spilled in a stone henge in Ireland. I didn't know my father was the new King of the Courts of Chaos or my grandfather Corwin, one of the Nine Princes of Amber. i only knew that something wanted me dead and I had to escape the realm I called home.