The Expanse

The Expanse consists of nine primary books, and includes one additional book that complement the series but is not considered mandatory reads. The current recommended reading order for the series is provided below.

Updated January 6, 2023


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  ★ 8.18 / 22
  ★ 7.80 / 10
  ★ 8.42 / 7
  ★ 7.50 / 6
  ★ 8.40 / 5
  ★ 8.26 / 8
  ★ 9.00 / 2
  ★ 9.00 / 2
  ⧗ 8.66 / 3
  ⧗ 9.00 / 2

Speculative Fiction Books

(The Expanse #1 / 9)
2011 | science fiction, space opera
(The Expanse #2 / 9)
2012 | science fiction, space opera
(The Expanse #3 / 9)
2013 | science fiction, space opera
(The Expanse #4 / 9)
2014 | science fiction, space opera
(The Expanse #5 / 9)
2015 | science fiction, space opera
(The Expanse #6 / 9)
2016 | science fiction, space opera
(The Expanse #7 / 9)
2017 | science fiction, space opera
(The Expanse #8 / 9)
2019 | science fiction, space opera
(The Expanse #9 / 9)
2021 | science fiction, space opera
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2022 | science fiction, space opera, collection, short stories