As proud as we are here at to know that all you readers are fans of webcomics, we know that you crave other forms of entertainment as well. You need to curl up with a good novel (or even non-fiction!) now and again! (And then go back to reading the comics. That goes without saying.)

So to help you find something good to read, the Galaxion readership has come together to share their list of books they recommend. This list is constantly growing, so please contribute any good books you’ve read and think your fellow Galaxion fans would enjoy!

  1. The Eye of the World (and subsequent books, including the most recent Gathering Storm) by Robert Jordan
  2. Earth to Hell (part of the Dark Heavens series) by Kylie Chan
  3. Ombria in Shadow by Patricia McKillip
  4. Children of Chaos series by John C. Wright
  5. The Magicians by Lev Grossman
  6. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  7. Twilight Zone: 19 Original Stories on the 50th Anniversary ed. by Carol Serling
  8. Enola Holmes series by Nancy Springer
  9. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  10. Sword of Shannara series by Terry Brooks (it’s been so long since I read these!)
  11. The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain De Botton
  12. Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa
  13. Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire
  14. Graceling and its sequel Fire by Kristin Cashore
  15. Stravaganza series by Mary Hoffman (begin with City of Masks)
  16. Have Spacesuit, Will Travel by Robert Heinlein
  17. Stardance by Spider and Jeanne Robinson
  18. Commonwealth Saga (begin with Pandora’s Star) or Night’s Dawn Trilogy (begin with Reality Dysfunction) by Peter F. Hamilton
  19. Jhereg by Steven Brust
  20. Dresden Files (begin with Storm Front) or Codex Alera (begin with Furies of Calderon) by Jim Butcher
  21. Mortal Engines by Philip Reeves
  22. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  23. Momo by Michael Ende
  24. Sursis pour l’orchestre by Fania Fenelon (I think the English translation is titled Playing for Time?)
  25. The High Frontier: Human Colonies in Space by Gerard K. O’Neill
  26. Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde (and also, his earlier Thursday Next series by Fforde– begin with The Eyre Affair)