Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor, The Expert System’s Champion by Adrian Tchaikovsky and The Galaxy, and the Ground Within by Becky Chambers are exciting sci-fi books we’re looking forward to in 2021


30 December 2020

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Sci-fi: 10 top reads for 2021

Remote Control

Nnedi Okorafor (

Sankofa was just a girl until she became Death. Now she and her fox companion search the world for answers about what created her. Out January

The Expert System’s Champion

Adrian Tchaikovsky (

In the sequel to The Expert System’s Brother, Handry (a monster-fighting wanderer) acquires a band of fellow travellers just in time to face a new foe. Out January

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The Galaxy, and the Ground Within

Becky Chambers (Hodder & Stoughton)

The Hugo award-winning finale of the epic Wayfarers series is a tale of expansion into the galaxy. …