Here is a list of the Best Space Opera Science Fiction Books. These Space Opera SciFi Books are some of the best and were selected because they are set in outer space and include a more melodramatic theme. Also, if you are interested in listening to any of these Space Opera Science Fiction Novels go to Audible's one month free trial and get yourself two free books.
By Leigh Brackett
In the year 2045 the world is an ugly place. The only place Wade Watts feels like a real human is in the virtual utopia, also known as the OASIS. Devoting his life to hidden puzzles inside of the OASIS, he finds himself accomplishing challenges no one has ever done before.
By L. Ron Hubbard
Battlefield Earth is a landmark work of space opera science fiction by genre heavyweight L Ron Hubbard. The story centers on an Earth which has been occupied by alien forces for over a millennium. The story centers on the surviving humans attempts to fight back and overthrow their oppressors once and for all. A truly action packed science fiction tale for fans of the space opera subgenre.
By James Blish
By Vernor Vinge
A Fire Upon the Deep is an exciting novel about a galactic war being told on a cosmic scale. Thousands of years
The potential mind of the inhabitants
By Lois McMaster Bujold
Leo Graf was nothing special. He was a highly efficient engineer that did what
By Orson Scott Card
Set in Earth’s future humanity has
By Amie Kaufman
Just when Kady thought the hardest thing she ever
By Rachel Caine
Honor Among Thieves follows the story of Zara Cole, a criminal with a painful past. Her past
By Rhoda Belles
As a revolution is on the table Blood of a Thousand Stars takes you through the life of Rhee and the big
By Elizabeth Moon
As Ky overcomes the struggles of betrayal and sabotage he leads the small group of crash survivors to safety. She also cheats death after the unbelievable discovery of secrets that someone was determined to protect.
However with all of this in her life the biggest struggle of all was when she discovers that her family is in serious danger.
By David Brin
Far into the future a Terran spaceship; crewed by 150 dolphins, 7 humans, and 1 chimpanzee, discovers a fleet of 50,000 spaceships as small as small moons in a shallow cluster formation. From first appearance
By Robert A. Heinlein
Following the story of Johnnie Rico you learn that he never had the intentions to join the infantry. Yet here he is, right in the middle of it all. Trying his best to get through combat training was one of the hardest things he had ever imagined. The hardest part for him and all of his comrades
By Fredrick Pohl
The Gateway: A space station built into a hollow asteroid and created by the
Yet through trial and error the humans are slowing figuring out how the spaceships work. With the coordinates pre programmed into the ships by the aliens that humans try to figure out where exactly they were trying to go.
By Joe Haldman
By Charles L. Harness
The Paradox Men is a science fiction book written by Charles L. Harness and was his first and most famous novel yet. Set after the Third Great War when North and South America are now one country, The Paradox Men is a thrilling space opera. As North and South America are combined into Imperial America, it has turned into a slave state run by a small group of the wealthy. However working underground is an organization dedicated in overthrowing the government and bring the Imperial America back to freedom.
By Alastair Reynolds
Stepping back nine hundred thousand years ago something had annihilated the Amarantin civilization just as they were about to discover space flight. Now scientist, Dan Sylveste, dedicates the rest of his life to solving the Amarantin mystery before history decides to repeat itself again.
By John Scalzi
The only good news about this was that humanity had finally made it into interstellar space.
By Lois McMaster Bujold
As captain of a Betan Astronomical Survey ship, Cordelia Naismith, is discovering a new planet her base camp gets attacked. While Cordelia was investigating she finds herself getting surprised by a soldier and her head being smashed up against a rock. She awakes only to find out her crew had escaped and she was left with an injured Betan ensign and Captain Lord Aral Vorkosigan of Barrayar, also known as "Butcher of Komarr".
By Kameron Hurley
Far into the outer rim of the universe a large mass of decaying world-ships was traveling in the and out of the stars. Those ships were known as the Legion. A world that had waged war for control for generations and ended with no clear resolution.
Yet as worlds die day after day a plan is put into motion out of pure desperation.
By Pierce Brown
Ten years later, after their victory over the Golds of the Core Worlds, a new Solar Republic has come in. As the government is in disarray Dancer has risen into power in the Senate. Meanwhile ignoring all orders given to him by the Senate Darrow launches a massive assault on Mercury.
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