#BookmarkMonday: The Sci-Fi Edition (1) #RRSciFiMonth



Welcome to Week 40 of #BookmarkMonday, the 2013 Edition. This is the first post of four in celebration of Sci-Fi Week which is hosted by Rinn Reads.

I wondered what the most-loved sci-fi books are and I found this lovely list of popular sc-fi classics over at Goodreads. Here's a selection of four classics matched up with some bookmarks. Check them out after the jump!



I, Robot / Fahrenheit 451 The Dune Chronicles / The War of the Worlds 
















Isaac Asimov seems to be quite a favourite in the list. Here's a cute homage by ChristyMoss to his I, Robot or The Robots of Dawn. {I've not read any of Asimov's work so I'm curious to see related posts and maybe some recommendations on where to start.}





I know this is is an oldie but it's definitely a goodie! I love the idea of a burning book -- yes it's a rather literal bookmark which would go perfectly with Ray Bradbury's, you guessed it, Fahrenheit 451! {This is another that has been on my TBR for years (read: pathetic) and I hope to get cracking on this one in 2014.}


 
I came across these lovely illustrated fan art by Embly on DeviantArt which are a perfect size for bookmarks. They depict characters and quotes from The Dune Chronicles by Frank Herbert. {I don't personally know anyone who has read all the Dune books. Anyone? Should I try this one?}


Flesh and Graphite captures the H.G. Wells classic The War of the Worlds in this lovely watercoloury pencil and ink bookmark. {Now, this one I have heard lots about. I know about the radio show that freaked out everyone because they thought an alien invasion was actually was happening. But then I shied away from the recent movie with Tom Cruise in it (because Tom Cruise is in it). Shall I include in TBR?} 


That's it for this week ... stay tuned for next week's edition!

Got a sci-fi bookmark you want to share, whether your own, or something you'd love to have? Snap a photo and link up below. #BookmarkMonday is also on Pinterest! If you'd like to get an invite, shoot me an email at readerrabbit22 at gmail.com.


7 comments

  1. I love the burning bookmark. Hopefully you'll get Fahrenheit 451 read soon. It's my favourite Bradbury book and is probably one of my top ten reads of all time.

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    1. It's comments like that that make me kick myself all over again ... too many distractions :) I will definitely get cracking on this one, William :)

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  2. Those robots are adorable! And that burning bookmark is clever, definitely a great match for Fahrenheit 451 =)

    And you should definitely read War of the Worlds, it's one of my favourites and a brilliant example of early sci-fi. And nothing like the Tom Cruise movie ;)

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    1. I thought a dose of cute was in order, Rinn. The burning bookmark is one of my all-time faves ... it's often been shown during Banned Books Week.

      Whew --- Tom Cruise needs to stay Jerry McGuire. I'll get WOtW on TBR!

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    1. Hi Juju! If you look through the link at all the illustrations, there are more great ones. I just couldn't relate as I've never read any of the Dune books.

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  4. Lovin' these bookmarks!

    I haven't read any book from the Dune Chronicles but my husband read one (the 3rd one - don't ask why he didn't start with the first book haha) and he said that it's really great. And I believe him. I've read a lot of good commentaries about those books.

    Thanks for sharing these awesome photos! :)

    I'm Ara @ My Book and My Coffee. I see that we already follow each other on Twitter - awesome! I'm a new follower on Bloglovin. :)

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