Today the topic of Top ten Tuesdays is Top 10 books to read if your book club likes X.

I’m not in a book club but gathered a list of recommendations for science fiction books which are first in a series, in honor of Sci-Fi Month which starts today at Rinn Reads.

1, Cordelia’s Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold

2, Pride of Chanur by C. J. Cherryh
Pryanfar Chanur is the captain of a cargo space ship but gets mixed up in interspecies intrigue.

3, Diving into the Wreck by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
The main character investigates old space ships.

4, Retrieval Artist by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

5, Hyperion by Dan Simmons

6, Annihiliation by Jeff VanderMeer
Mixes horror and science fiction.

7, Black and white by Jackie Kessler and Caitlin Kittredge
A superhero story.

8, In the Garden of Iden by Kage Baker
Time traveling cyborgs.

9, Ex-Heroes by Peter Clines
Superhero story in a post-Apocalyptic world with zombies.

10, Quantum Thief by Hannu Rajaniemi
Has lots of interesting science fiction concepts.