I want to share a novel that would make a great gift: Battlefield Earth.
This sci-fi classic is often ranked with Dune, the Foundation trilogy, and Enders Game. Some reviews also compare it to Lord of Rings in terms of epic adventure. Giving books promotes a quality lifestyle. Reading is important to people.
While science fiction may be an acquired taste, people enjoy a great story no matter the genre. Either way, look over your contacts, and you’ll likely think of someone who’ll love it.I mean, who doesn’t love Star Wars or Star Trek?
Also, audiobooks are exploding in popularity because people listen while driving to work, exercising, or even cleaning the house. Or what about on a family road trip? The audiobook for Battlefield Earth is one of the best. It won the Audie Award and Best Audiobook of the Year.
Here is an hour you can listen to: https://dl.bookfunnel.com/3d7miwpgmw
The unabridged audio has thousands of 5-star reviews on Audible.
Here is the Amazon description:
Sadistic Aliens… …Man is an endangered species. Is it the end of the world or the rebirth of a new one?
In the year A.D. 3000, Earth is a post-apocalyptic wasteland. The great cities stand crumbling as a brutal reminder of what we once were. When the aliens invaded, all the world’s armies mustered little resistance against their advanced weapons. Now, all that stands between humanity and total extinction is Jonnie Goodboy Tyler—the courageous young hero determined to rally the scattered tribes of humanity in an all-out battle for freedom. The fate of the Galaxy lies on the Battlefield of Earth.
The 21st Century Edition also has several rare hand-written notes by L. Ron Hubbard and his last media interview. I love discovering the author’s thoughts and what inspired them when they wrote their book. Fascinating. I am impressed with the reviews by other authors I love. Check these out:
“Battlefield Earth is one of my favorite works of science fiction ever. I’ve probably read it eight times or so. It’s always in my top five. It’s really brilliant.” —Hugh Howey (Wool)
“Over 1,000 pages of thrills, spills, vicious aliens and noble humans. Un-put-downable.” —Neil Gaiman (Good Omens)
“A character-driven epic that grabs you from the start and never let’s go. A compulsively-readable science-fiction tour de force, complete with breathtaking action, non-stop adventure.” —Douglas E. Richards (Unidentified)
“Pulse-pounding mile-a-minute sci-fi action-adventure that does not stop. It is a masterpiece of popular adventure science fiction.” —Brandon Sanderson (Way of Kings)
“Battlefield Earth is a terrific story! A masterpiece.” —Robert A. Heinlein (Starship Troopers)
“Non-stop and fast-paced. Every chapter has a big bang-up adventure.” —Kevin J. Anderson (Dune Sagas)
“With great heroes, battles, wonders, and interstellar intrigue, this is a book that you won’t put down.” —David Farland (Star Wars novels)
So read it or listen to it yourself and give it to that special someone who will love it.
Some cool resources:
Battlefield Earth Universe: https://battlefieldearth.com/battlefield-earth/
13-chapter download (eBook): https://dl.bookfunnel.com/y2zuqaj7yi
1-hour download (audio): https://dl.bookfunnel.com/243bnk6m09
Book Club Discussion Guide: https://dl.bookfunnel.com/y84enq7cje
Lesson Plan for Teachers and homeschoolers: https://battlefieldearth.com/educators-guide/
Other books by L. Ron Hubbard: https://galaxypress.com/l-ron-hubbard-books/
Quality paperback link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1592129579
First Edition: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0312069782/
Have you read the book? Let me know in the comments below! I’d love to hear your thoughts!