Space Opera

Space opera is a subgenre of speculative fiction or science fiction that emphasizes romantic, often melodramatic adventure, set mainly or entirely in space, generally involving conflict between opponents possessing powerful (and sometimes quite fanciful) technologies and abilities. Perhaps the most significant trait of space opera is that settings, characters, battles, powers, and themes tend to be very large-scale.

Also see Planetary Romance ,which has similarities.

New Releases Tagged "Space Opera"

Saga, Vol. 9
The Consuming Fire (The Interdependency, #2)
Exit Strategy (The Murderbot Diaries, #4)
Uncompromising Honor (Honor Harrington, #14)
There Before the Chaos (The Farian War, #1)
The Quantum Magician
Salvation (Salvation Sequence #1)
Ignite the Stars (Ignite the Stars, #1)
A Spark of White Fire (The Celestial Trilogy #1)
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Searching for the Fleet (Diving Universe, #7)
Skyward (Skyward, #1)
All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries, #1)
Exit Strategy (The Murderbot Diaries, #4)
The Consuming Fire (The Interdependency, #2)
Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries, #2)
Rogue Protocol (The Murderbot Diaries, #3)
Saga, Vol. 5 (Saga, #5)
Binti (Binti, #1)
Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1)
The Collapsing Empire (The Interdependency #1)
We Are Legion - We Are Bob (Bobiverse, #1)
Uncompromising Honor (Honor Harrington, #14)
Golden Son (Red Rising, #2)
Obsidio (The Illuminae Files, #3)
Morning Star (Red Rising, #3)
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SciFi Harem
32 books — 19 voters
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126 books — 40 voters

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SF books similar to Mass Effect
66 books — 36 voters

Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse, #1)
Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch, #1)
Caliban's War (The Expanse, #2)
Consider Phlebas
Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1)
Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)
Abaddon's Gate (The Expanse, #3)
Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1)
Revelation Space (Revelation Space, #1)
Pandora's Star
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers, #1)
On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington, #1)
Cibola Burn (The Expanse, #4)
A Fire Upon the Deep (Zones of Thought, #1)
The Warrior's Apprentice (Vorkosigan Saga, #2)

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