Your Plano Public Library staff are virtually recommending their favorite reads.
Below is the list of these titles, with additional read-alikes you can check out on OverDrive and the Libby app.
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To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini
Genre: Science Fiction
Description from Novelist: A space voyager living her dream of exploring new worlds lands on a distant planet ripe for colonization before her discovery of a mysterious relic transforms her life and threatens the entire human race.
To Sleep in a Sea of Stars Read-alikes
Pandora’s Star by Peter F. Hamilton
Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds
The Quantum Thief by Hannu Rajaniemi
A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank Green
A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor Read-alikes
All Systems Red by Martha Wells
Recursion by Blake Crouch
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab
Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade
Recommended by: Ellen S. at Schimelpfenig Library, available as an eBook
Description from Novelist: When her viral fan-fiction leads to a disastrous publicity-stunt date with her celebrity crush, a talented plus-sized writer discovers that the actor secretly writes his own popular fan-fiction against studio rules.
Spoiler Alert Read-alikes
Well Played by Jen DeLuca
Conventionally Yours by Annabeth Albert
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
The Chronicles of Prydain series by Lloyd Alexander
Recommended by: Erik K. at Davis Library, available as eBooks and eAudiobooks
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Description from Novelist: Set in the imaginary land of Prydain, similar to Wales and drawing from Welsh mythology, the chronicles begin with The Book of Three, which follows Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper to a famous oracular sow, as he sets out on a hazardous mission to save Prydain from the forces of evil.
The Chronicles of Prydain Read-alikes
The Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis
The Wings of Fire series by Tui T. Sutherland
Green Rider by Kristen Britain
Recommended by: Caitlyn T. at Harrington Library., available as an eBook
Description from Novelist: After an unexpected confrontation with a dying knight, Karigan G’ladheon becomes the unlikely bearer of a vital message to the king, on a mission during which she faces assassins and other deadly dangers in a world of complex magic.
Green Rider Read-alikes
The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
Arrow’s Flight by Mercedes Lackey
The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold