It Came From Outer Space! – A Book List


Hey there, book demolishers!

I hope you are well! I know, I know. I haven’t been posting very much. Hopefully that’s changing very soon. Ever read a book and it takes forever because it’s just slow, but also confusing because there are parts that just aren’t making sense? It’s just…not doing it for you? But you keep going because you’ve got a gut feeling it’ll get better? Yeah, I’m guilty of that.

But hey! I bring you a book list!

I got inspired a little while back by this when watching Alien.


But, also, the remake of Dune revealed its trailer not too long ago and Zendaya is on fire! I’m thinking this is going to be one of the rare remakes that’ll be phenomenal! I haven’t read the series yet, but it is on my wishlist! (I don’t ever advertise typically, but if you’d like to see my amazon wishlist, here you go-here!)

So, with that in mind…


Author: Frank Herbert

Barnes & Noble

The tale of Paul Atreides, heir to a planet that inhospitable but where “spice” can be found; a drug that can extend one’s life and even enhance consciousness. A true odyssey of Paul Atreides as he evolves into the one known as Muad’Dib.

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Ender’s Game

Author: Orson Scott Card

Andrew “Ender” Wiggin thinks he’s playing computer games, but it’s far more than that when he comes to the military academy. No, he’s doing far more than that as a war rages on between earth and an alien enemy. As the training grows harder, Ender risks losing himself. (Review here.)

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Childhood’s End

Author: Arthur C. Clarke


The Overlords suddenly appeared over every city. Superior than the human race in every way, they made only a few demands. Unify earth. Eliminate poverty. End war. But, as humankind agrees to it, a strange golden era sets in, but it begins to seem too good to be true. Something is still coming from the Overlords. An end.

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The Host

Author: Stephanie Meyer


Melanie refuses to fade away. Earth has been invaded by a race that takes over the human body and then overtakes their mind until its theirs. Wanderer has taken Melanie, but she isn’t giving up. Not with her little brother and Jared out there. She’ll do whatever it takes to get back to them. The longer Melanie holds on, the more Wanderer questions everything and more importantly, herself.

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Author: Jack Finney


A plot has been discovered. Silently and barely noticed, alien life-forms are taking over the bodies of everyone.

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LUX: Obsidian

Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout


Daemon is infuriating, annoying, arrogant and even stab-worthy. But the part that sticks out for Kat? He’s a Lux. An alien. When he saves her from nearly getting hit by a car, her life spins out of control. Everything has changed. Nothing will be the same ever again. Especially how she feels about him. (Review here.)

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Author: Alan Dean Foster


Based on the screenplay, the crew of the Nostromo awake from cryo-sleep to distress signals from an unknown planet. What none of them expect after answering the call is a horror they never suspected.

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Author: Douglas Adams

Penguin Random House

The earth is about to be demolished but don’t panic. For Arthur Dent, life is about to get…interesting. Here marks the beginning of his travels as he travels across the galaxy.

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The War of the Worlds

Author: H. G Wells


A first-person account of an alien invasion. They’re not here to conquer. They’re here to destroy them all. (Review here.)

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Alien: Echo

Author: Mira Grant

Twins, Olivia and Viola, have been dragged around the universe for as long as they can remember. Having settled into a new colony, an alien threat is discovered and their world is torn apart. A family secret revealed amid chaos, Olivia will do whatever she has to do to protect Viola from the alien quickly surrounding them.

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What books of the invasion variety or space-odyssey persuasion have you enjoyed?

More to come soon…


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