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One Second After is a wonderful book! It is science fiction at its finest. Exploring post apocalyptic world possibilities and trying human nature to its core. So if you enjoyed it, here is another set of books you may enjoy.
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After a nuclear holocaust obliterates the United States, life as we know it
Jerry Pournelle and Larry Niven
The Earth stood still just before the impact. A comet crashed into Earth with a force never
On the Beach
World War III has struck and this time it's gone nuclear. The few individuals that remain alive patiently await the inevitable radioactive cloud and fallout headed their way. Among the survivors stands an American submarine captain dreading what must be the loss of his family in the States. However, a faint Morse code signal
George R Stewart
A deadly disease unlike any other known before has swept the Earth.
Life As We Knew It
Susan Beth Pfeffer
When a freak meteor collision occurs with Earth's moon, the effects are more far reaching than imagined. Tsunami-like tides, major earthquakes, and skies full of volcanic ash are now just a few of the new attributes of Earth. One family seeks shelter by the wood burning stove in their sunroom. Daughter Miranda documents her family's struggle to hold on to their last precious resource--Hope.
The Zombie War drove humanity to the brink of extinction. Through what could only be a miracle, there are survivors. As few as there may be. Max Brooks documents his first-hand experience with those apocalyptic years. His words fully embrace the horror and fear of the surviving human race and portrays the strength that these people have
Emily St. John Mandel
The Georgia Flu took the world by surprise nearing wiping out all of humanity. One of those who fell victim was
The Borrowed World
It finally happened.
Something bad has happened. America the beautiful has now become a wretched wasteland. But for one father and son, it has become home. Migrating the lonely roads armed only with their simple possessions and a shopping cart, they take refuge among the ruins avoiding nasty marauders and others bent on tearing them apart. This is their reality.
Poor Amy. Abandoned by her mother at six and subsequently imprisoned by shadowy agents, she found herself as the subject of an experiment of apocalyptic proportions. Special Agent Wolgast, the lawman in charge of Amy's apprehension, is touched by the poor girl and helps to harbor her escape. But something from the experiment has gone terribly wrong. Although he is able to save Amy, it seems that the rest of society now lies in ruins. Once again Amy finds herself alone and the only one with the power to restore the ruined world.
I Am Legend
Robert Neville is the last man alive on Earth. But he's far from alone.
John S. WIlson
The man had to keep moving. To where it didn't matter. But he knew he
World War III has happened and has turned the United States into a smoldering state of ruination. Chronicled through the pages of a young woman's notebook, Joanna turns her mission into finding out what has happened to her loved ones when everything around her has turned to dust.
Mike Mitchell is just your every day Joe trying to guide his family through the struggles of modern day New York. Little did he
How were these books like One Second After Selected?
These all follow the theme of Post-Apocalyptic or Apocalyptic fiction. Many of the best books like One Second After found on this list are classics and will be familiar to any fans of science fiction. Others have gained mainstream appeal through their screen adaptations. No matter how familiar you are with One Second After and other post apocalyptic books, there should be something to interest you here.
What is Post Apocalyptic Science Fiction?
Are you ready for the end of the world? No. Even if you're a doomsday
So, how can we survive the end of days?
One page at a time.
That's what Post Apocalyptic science fiction does for us. It puts us in the aftermath of an Armageddon-level event and leads us through the struggles. This genre really brings to light the resiliency of mankind and our ability to adapt to overcome any obstacle. Pretty inspiring for story focused on death and destruction.
What is One Second After about?
One Second After follows the story of
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