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Some taking place in a galaxy far away, some taking place in a universe like our own. Explore the galaxy thousands of years in the future with these epic Space adventures. 

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Force Collector by Kevin Shinick

A resourceful teen named Carr discovers his connection to the force. Now he’s traveling the galaxy to uncover what happened to the Jedi and the limits of he’s new force abilities.  

Star Wars Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston & Ashley Eckstein

Ahsoka Tano was a former Jedi who survived order 66. Even with hundreds of Jedi falling, she did not go into hiding like others or fear for her life. This is the time period of Ahsoka fighting for the rebel alliance, against the rising power of the new Empire.

Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee & Kim Mai Guest

Dragon Pearl is the story of a thirteen-year-old 

fox spirit living on Jinju, a planet in the Thousand Worlds space alliance. She finds out her older brother, Jun, is suspected of leaving his post in the Space Force, in search of a Dragon Pearl. Her quest to find her brother leads her to encounter gamblers, pirates, and vengeful ghosts throughout the Thousand Worlds.

Skyward: Book One by Brandon Sanderson

Spensa lives on the ruined world DetritusIt. The world is under constant attack from mysterious aliens called the Krell. Spensa dreams of following in the footsteps of her father, as a fighter pilot and helping defend her world. She gets the opportunity to train under her father’s former wingmate in Flight school, beginning her journey.

Aurora Rising The Aurora Cycle, Book One by Amie Kaufman

In the year 2380, The graduates of Aurora Academy are getting assigned their first missions. Circumstances cause Tyler Jones the highest-rated graduate of the Academy to miss the draft and the chance to build the perfect team. Now he’s stuck in space with the most undisciplined, bottom of the barrel, Self-centered students of the Academy. While being on the most dangerous mission of his life. 

Illuminae Files Book One by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
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Megacorporations begin to ravage the planet of Kerenza causing The recently separated couple Kady and Ezra to flee their homeworld. In the evacuation of their homeworld, they get separated again. Forced on different spaceships with evil AI and deadly plagues. Kady and Ezra attempt to uncover the mysteries following them all while being pursued by hostile warships.  

Ender’s World by Orson Scott Card & Janis Ian

Ender’s World is the retelling of the famous classic Ender’s Game. With new and fresh content from Orson Scott Card. Evolving on the events of Ender’s Game the retelling gives a more in-depth look at the Battle School and the pilots who sacrificed themselves in the fight against the Formics.