What are the best solarpunk books?

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    #1Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation

    Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation
    Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation is an anthology of work about solarpunk. It includes short stories, poems, and artworks from a variety of writers and illustrators, all depicting a greener future for the world.
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    Mary Howard
    Written on March 6, 2018
    "This book is comprised of delightfully futuristic stories and such. It is a great read for those long waiting periods like at Dr.'s offices."
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    #2Island

    Island

    Island is a novel by Aldous Huxley. It tells the story of Huxley's imagined island, Pala in the Pacific Ocean, where a utopian society has prospered for 120 years, successfully integrating Buddhist philosophy with sustainable technology.

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    Margarita Carrasco
    Written on March 15, 2018
    "If you ever wanted to know what it is like to be trapped on a desert island read this book and wonder no longer. While the concept draws you in, the writing leaves you stuck without a way to escape. The story line could be stronger with more character depictions for drawing the reader in. "
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    #3Ecotopia

    Ecotopia
    Ecotopia is a novel by Ernest Callenbach. It tells the story of Ecotopia, built from the three American states of Washington, Oregon, and Northern California, as they attempt to conserve the environment and make utopia a reality.
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    Victoria Deng
    Written on March 13, 2018
    "Ecotopia is a great fictional book about three states, Oregon, Washington and California, separating themselves from rest of american society to build a prosperous, ideal environmental land. Interesting book for those in awe of mother nature."
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    #4Parable of the Sower (Earthseed)

    Parable of the Sower (Earthseed)
    Parable of the Sower, the 1st book in the Parable series, is a futuristic dystopian novel written by Octavia Butler, a Hugo and Nebula Award winner. It tells the story of Lauren Olamina, who is trying to survive and bring order back to a chaotic world.
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    Alberto Campos
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "I loved this book from start to finish. It is great storytelling and gives you a look at the reality of our world today. The power of companies vs the plight of the little guy, the fear we create among each other about other people, the ongoing issues related to the climate; it's a great book. I have long commutes at times so i love to read a good book a long the way and one that keeps me engaged. This book kept me engaged. I had a hard time putting it down; i wanted to continue reading as the writing is that good. This book will inspire you in ways you didn't think possible. A fantastic book overall. "
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    #5The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle)

    The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle)
    The Dispossessed, the 5th book in Ursula Le Guin's Hainish Cycle is about Shevek, a physicist out to reunite the people of Uras and the utopian anarchist people of Anarres, who have long been divided because of ideology.
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    Vivaan Dutta
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "I've always heard about Le Guin's literary prowess before first reading this book (it was the first one I read from her). Let me just say that those people were absolutely correct. Her writing is one-of-a-kind and you will not be disappointed."
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    #6The Windup Girl

    The Windup Girl
    The Windup Girl is a multi-award winning science fiction novel by Paolo Bacigalupi. It tells the story of a futuristic world governed by bioterrorism and environmental collapse, a world where calories are considered to be currency.
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    Henry Keller
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "Great science fiction novel. Love the steampunk theme of the story."
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    #7Legacy (The Biodome Chronicles)

    Legacy (The Biodome Chronicles)
    Legacy is a sci-fi fantasy novel by Jesikah Sundin. Set in a medieval world, it tells the story of Leaf and Willow, who discover a life-changing secret about the biodome they live in. It is the first book in the Biodome Chronicles series.
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    Moisés Sánchez
    Written on March 6, 2018
    "A beautifully written novel that has a lot of surprises and subtle touches. I'm looking forward to reading more of this author and was well engaged the whole of the time I spent with this entry in the series. "
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    #8The Summer Prince

    The Summer Prince
    The Summer Prince is a science fiction novel by Alaya Dawn Johnson. Set in a futuristic Brazil, it tells the story of June, who is inspired by the new Summer King, Enki, into using her art to express discontent and spark a revolution.
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    Juan Baltazar
    Written on March 11, 2018
    "The Summer Prince is a really interesting book for sci fi and futuristic nerds such as myself. I found the story line to be quite interesting and unique and the characters all had very well laid out personalities as well that made it very difficult for me to put this book down. "

Summary

Best What are the best solarpunk books
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-SpeculationBooks 22 Paid
2IslandBooks 19 Paid
3EcotopiaBooks 18 Paid
4Parable of the Sower (Earthseed)Books 17 Paid
5The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle)Books 16 Paid
6The Windup GirlBooks 15 Paid
7Legacy (The Biodome Chronicles)Books 14 Paid
8The Summer PrinceBooks 13 Paid
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