Finding the right books to read for an avid science fiction reader can be difficult. These gift ideas and book recommendations for the best science fiction books take into account the variety of science fiction sub-genres and the authors who are masters of the craft.
Without further ado, here are some books that you can give to a family member or friend.
Blade Runner: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. D.ick
By 2021, the World War has killed millions, driving entire species to extinction and sending humanity off the planet. Those who are left covet any living creature, and for people who can't afford one, companies build incredibly realistic simulacra: horses, birds, cats, sheep. They have even built humans.
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galactic Hitchhiker by Douglas Adams
Seconds before Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic highway, Arthur Dent is pulled off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher from the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. who, for the past fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor.
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenager Wade Watts really feels alive is when he is connected to the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade has dedicated his life to studying the riddles hidden within the digital confines of this world, riddles that draw on their creator's obsession with the pop culture of decades past and promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them.