14 Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels with Shocking Twists

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A good twist is always fun, no matter what genre you’re reading. But a head-spinning twist in a science fiction or fantasy novel is extra special. You might think twists are easier in these books because an author could just change the rules and make anything happen — but the opposite is true. Sci-fi and fantasy authors have to be careful not to destroy the “rules” of their world, lest they destroy readers’ suspensions of disbelief. This makes pulling off a twist a huge challenge. Here are some sci-fi and fantasy books with the best twists.