6 Book Similar to Star Wars: Truthfully, there are times when we all just want to leave our devices turn them off, and hold a book or perhaps the Kindle to read. Nowadays, people watch the movie first, and then if they love it they grab the book, which was quite the opposite a few years ago. Star Wars took inspiration from several science-fiction novels and it also inspired lot of books. In this article, we have books for the fans of Star Wars.

Dune – Frank Herbert

6 Book Similar to Star Wars | Books For The Fans of Star Wars - Dune – Frank Herbert
6 Book Similar to Star Wars | Books For The Fans of Star Wars – Dune – Frank Herbert

Dune is the story of Paul Atreides who is set on the desert planet named Arrakis. Paul is heir to a dignified family tasked with ruling an unwelcoming world where the only thing of worth is the ‘spice’ mélange, which is a drug competent for improving consciousness and extending life span. Concealed across the familiar universe, mélange is a prize worth murdering for – When Atreides House gets betrayed, the devastation of Paul’s family will set Paul on a quest towards an unimaginable destiny.

City of Illusions – Ursula K. Le Guin

City of Illusions – Ursula K. Le Guin
City of Illusions – Ursula K. Le Guin

This is a story of a fully grown man, in a dense forest, who has no trail to display where she came from and no memory to share who or what he was. He does not have the eyes of a human. The people living in the forest took him in and raised him like a child, taught him how to speak, trained him about the forest, and gave him all the knowledge they had. But they could not resolve the mystery of his past, and eventually, he had to set out on a death-defying expedition to Es Touch, the Liars of Earth, the City of the Shining, the Enemy of Mankind, and there he would finally get to understand his true self and a world of danger.

Hyperion – Dan Simmons

6 Book Similar to Star Wars | Books For The Fans of Star Wars - Hyperion – Dan Simmons
6 Book Similar to Star Wars | Books For The Fans of Star Wars – Hyperion – Dan Simmons

Hyperion is a world beyond the law of Hegemony of Man, and there awaits a creature named the Shrike. Some people fear it and then there are the ones who worship it. And, some people have vowed to destroy it. In the Valley of the Time Tombs, there are dark and large structures moving backward through time and the Shrike waits for them all. Eve of Armageddon – the entire galaxy is at war – and seven pilgrims are on their way on a final journey to Hyperion looking for the answers to the unsettled riddles of their lives. Each of them bears a desperate hope and a dreadful secret. And of them perhaps has the future of humanity in his hands.

The Blazing World and Other Writings – Margaret Cavendish

The Blazing World and Other Writings – Margaret Cavendish
The Blazing World and Other Writings – Margaret Cavendish

Margaret Cavendish was one of the most prolific figures of the 17th century – flamboyant, ambitious, theatrical, a woman who explored science, literature, philosophy, and male spheres of politics. The Blazing World is an amazing text, part Utopian and part feminist writing. It is the story of a woman who got shipwrecked on the Blazing World where she is made an Empress and she utilizes all her authority and power to make sure that it is free of war, unfair sexual discrimination, and religious division.

Foundation – Isaac Asimov

6 Book Similar to Star Wars | Books For The Fans of Star Wars - Foundation – Isaac Asimov
6 Book Similar to Star Wars | Books For The Fans of Star Wars – Foundation – Isaac Asimov

For about 12,000 years the Galactic Empire has been a supreme ruler. But now it is dying. But it is only the creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory Hari Sheldon, who is capable of seeing the future – a future of an age of barbarism, ignorance, and warfare that will continue for thirty thousand years. To save mankind and preserve knowledge, Seldon gathers the genius brains in the Empire. Both scientists and scholars – and bring them to a bleak planet at the rim of the Galaxy to serve as a fire of hope for future generations. Seldon calls his sanctuary the Foundation.

Splinter of the Mind’s Eye – Alan Dean Foster

Splinter of the Mind’s Eye – Alan Dean Foster
Splinter of the Mind’s Eye – Alan Dean Foster

This Novel is not similar to star wars, in fact novelization or say sequel to star wars movie “Episode IV A New Hope“. Luke Skywalker was hoping for trouble when he volunteered to go after Princess Leia on her task to the planet Circarpous. But he found out that Kaiburr crystal is concealed on Circarpous. It is a mysterious gem that is so powerful that would give the possessor of the gem powers over Force that he could be everything but invincible. But in case the gem goes into the wrong hands, it can turn out to be deadly so Luke has to find the treasure and find it fast.

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