Top Ten Poll: Who is the greatest sci-fi writer of all time?

Over on the Facebook group, we were discussing how selecting the “greatest sci-fi writer of all time” is a bit silly in its over-selectivity, however, it does promote some excellent conversation and debate! And it is a fun way to pick each other’s brains on what makes some writers so good. To say nothing of […]

The Top 10 Bio-Tech Enhancements from a Sci-Fi Book or Series

The variety of biotech in science fiction novels is inspiring and mind-boggling. Some of it is even literally for mind-boggling! From super-soldiers, to brain implants, to hormone glands, to extracorporeal pregnancies, you nominated an eclectic assortment of biotech on this blog and on the Discover Sci-Fi Facebook group which you would most like to have or […]

What’s your pick out of the Top Ten pieces of bio-tech?

Last week you suggested some epic bio-tech mods you would like to have, based on SF books. Does make you wonder how far away some of those enhancements are in our future…ūü§ĒūüĒ¨ Anyway, based on your nominations here on our blog and the DiscoverSciFi Facebook group, we’ve tallied up your bio-tech preferences and have a […]

What’s the Best Piece of Biotech from a Sci-Fi book?

There is some truly fantastic biotech in science fiction novels, some more likely than others, and some more useful. In this case, let’s define biotech as any biotechnology that has modified humans, or another species to soup them up to anything more than they were when they were born, for example, a fancy eyeball, extra […]

The Top 10 Space Opera books or series of all time

Well, we did it, folks. Together with votes on this blog and on the Discover Sci-Fi Facebook group you nominated, discussed, and voted for the top Space Opera books (or series). This poll had some heated debate over on the Facebook group about what books should count as Space Opera! Now, ordered from 10th to the […]

What’s your pick for the top Space Opera book series of all time?

THE DEBATE IS ON! Space opera¬†is a¬†sub-genre¬†of¬†science fiction literature¬†that emphasizes¬†space warfare, melodramatic adventure, interplanetary battles,¬†chivalric romance, and risk-taking. Set mainly or entirely in¬†outer space, it usually involves conflict between opponents possessing advanced abilities,¬†futuristic weapons, and other¬†sophisticated technology. The term has no relation to music, but is instead a play on the terms “soap opera” and […]

Time to decide: Who’s your pick for the top Starship Captain in a sci-fi book/series?

THE DEBATE IS ON! Last week we started a brand new debate asking you to submit your votes for the top Starship Captains in a book/series of all time. Hundreds of you voted on over 50 captains that were submitted to the debate. Want to see the full list you guys put up to the […]