Must-Read Fantasy & Science Fiction Books | December 2020

09 Dec 2020

Must-Read Fantasy & Science Fiction Books | December 2020

New worlds await readers this week thanks to some amazing new releases hitting stores. If you’re looking for some new recommendations you won’t want to miss our picks for must-read fantasy & science fiction books. You can get the latest from authors Randolph Lalonde, Diane Mayer Christiansen, E. Hall, Anna Finch, Jamie McFarlane, and Mark Goodwin. Happy reading!

NEM: Awakening

by Randolph Lalonde

Release Date: October 31, 2020

Grant has loved fantasy for his entire life. As a Dungeon Master he began creating a world of his own for tabletop role-playing games that has grown to fill bookshelves since his teens. Nem. Outside of his basement game room pursuits, he once trained for and competed in the only medieval tourney held in his home city and won. That was his greatest moment, and it was some time ago. Little does he know, Nem is real and he is uniquely qualified to save it.

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SURVIVOR: Out of the Wild

by Diane Mayer Christiansen

Release Date: November 3, 2020

A post-apocalyptic adventure split between two character perspectives, the plots here move forward quickly and in parallel, as a couple separated following a 50-year frozen sleep by which they escaped the destruction seeks to survive and perhaps reunite. The end of the world comes in a ball of fire. Wren is so not ready, who would be? As she races to the shelter of the cryobanks she has only one thought on her mind, survival. It’s a different story once she awakes fifty years later.

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Wolf Shifter Diaries: Life Fated

by E. Hall

Release Date: September 25, 2020

For graduation, my mom sends me on a trip to Concordia—a European country I’ve never heard of. Apparently, my father lives there…along with werewolves, vampires, and other monsters. Yes, it’s terrifying, but it turns out I’m not that much different. Exactly what I am is another question entirely. What I do know is that I’ve fallen for the leader of the wolf shifter pack. Too bad he hates me. Corbin is a guardian of the former monsters in Concordia. When the Klave, a fringe group, threatens to break the magical bonds that keep humans safe from them, it’s up to him to stop the sinister plot.

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Voiceless: A Mermaid’s Tale

by Anna Finch

Release Date: October 20, 2020

Moriah is a beautiful mermaid princess that lives in Zoara-Bela under her grandfather, King Abaddon’s cruel reign. On her 16th birthday, she must undergo her rite of passage in which a young mermaid must transform into a human, and live among them for a day without drawing suspicion from the world above. It’s not until she meets Michael, a young, handsome man, that she witnesses the stark contrast between the openness and kindness of the human world and the bitter reality of her draconian society.

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Junkyard Spaceship

by Jamie McFarlane

Release Date: November 30, 2020

The third book in the Junkyeard Pirate Series by Jamie McFarlane… Albert Jenkins would like nothing more than to putter around his junkyard, selling parts and working on old cars. When an alien spacecraft is shot down by US Air Defense and crash lands on his newly rebuilt home, he’s dragged back into the fight of his life. Lightyears away, a war for the control of Earth looms and humanity’s freedom hangs in the balance.

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by Mark Goodwin

Release Date: December 3, 2020

The first book in the Kingdom of Darkness Series by Mark Goodwin… Accused of domestic terrorism, Emilio Vega was on his way to a Department of Global Security death camp when the mega-quake hit. The streets beneath his transport vehicle buckled, tossing the van in the air like a toy. He survived the crash, but the world is now in ruins. However, for a condemned man, this disaster may be just the lucky break he needed.

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