The 10 Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2019

These were some of our favorites in SFF from the past year.

best books 2019

If you like coming-of-age stories and weird, post-human societies...

The City in the Middle of the Night

The City in the Middle of the Night

By Charlie Jane Anders

If you like Starship Troopers ...

Kameron Hurley

The Light Brigade

By Kameron Hurley

If you like melancholy...

A Brightness Long Ago

A Brightness Long Ago

By Guy Gavriel Kay

If you like big, sprawling fantasies...

Empire of Grass

Empire of Grass

By Tad Williams

If you like Veronica Mars with magic...

Magic for Liars

Magic for Liars

By Sarah Gailey

If you like time traveling war stories about spies falling in love...

time travel books

This Is How You Lose the Time War

By Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

If you like stories about stories...

Ten Thousand Doors of January

The Ten Thousand Doors of January

By Alix E. Harrow

If you like Game of Thrones...

Joe Abercrombie

A Little Hatred

By Joe Abercrombie

If you like necromantic dungeon crawls...

Gideon the Ninth

Gideon the Ninth

By Tasmyn Muir

If you like Avatar: The Last Airbender and Pokemon...

Steel Crow Saga

Steel Crow Saga

By Paul Krueger