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Lost in Space.

I’ve been trying to blog for over a week now, I went last Saturday to see The Effect at the National Theatre and it was just so good that every time I try to blog about it I get completely and utterly stuck. So I’m going to put that off until at least tomorrow and instead ask you lovely people a question.

I’m going to Starfury’s Serenity Forever convention in September, a 10th anniversary celebration of Firefly and Battlestar Galactica. I really love both shows so am looking forward to the convention, and am getting myself organised to rewatch both series over the next few months. I had this gorgeous book

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as a birthday present, it’s over 500 pages of scripts and facts and stories, so that will add lots to my preparation.

It’s left me thinking though about the fiction I read. I can’t remember the last book I read that was set in space, and this is something I want to change. This is where you come in – I’d love recommendations of books set in space, whether wholly or partly set on spaceships, it doesn’t matter whether they’re new books or classics, MG (aimed at 8 – 12 year olds), YA or adult, I just want to pull together a list of books I can read and enjoy. So please leave me a comment with your suggestion.

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4 thoughts on “Lost in Space.

  1. Hi Jenni

    As well as the Keith Mansfield Johnny Mackintosh books, I also loved Jack Glass by Adam Roberts. Written for adults, it is a mixture of science fiction and the classic locked room mystery, with some of it set on a spaceship. Sadly, space opera stories set on spaceships are not that common for MG and YA readers these days.

    1. Thanks, that sounds really good.

      I had looked a bit for MG and YA and not come up with much, such a shame as I think it’s an area that could be done so well.

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