Becky Chambers – A Closed and Common Orbit

A Closed and Common Orbit is book two of the Hugo-award winning Wayfarers series but works just as well as a standalone novel.

Bernard Cornwell – War Lord

War Lord is the thirteenth and last book of Bernard Cornwell’s The Last Kingdom series and is dedicated to Alexander Dreymon the actor who plays Uhtred in the TV show based on the books.

Jo Nesbo – The Kingdom

The Kingdom is a stand-alone thriller about two brothers, Roy and Carl Opgard, who live on a mountain farm near a sleepy Norwegian village and whose lives are tied together by secrets and deception.