Two unlikely friends stumble upon a secret portal one day after high school. The result is an enlightening lesson in reality in Katie Li’s debut novel.
This space opera is full of personal complexity and impossible to summarize narrative.
As a piece of hard science fiction with a difficult plot, The Three-Body Problem might not work as well for American audiences.
Dense and complicated, The Goblin Emperor also makes for engaging read.
The Dark Between the Stars is entertaining but practically requires that you read seven other epic space operas beforehand.