The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells

Wells, Herbert George. (1898, 2013).The War of the Worlds. Wilder Publications; United States.  This tale, one of the most commented-on works in the world of science fiction, takes place in what readers typically imagine to be a safe, relaxed setting – Surrey, Essex, and London – with an unnamed protagonist and his brother (Wikipedia article)….

The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

Bradbury, Ray. (1950). The Martian Chronicles. Bantam Books; Toronto. For the curious and creative reader, this Ray Bradbury novel is a loosely episodic collection of short stories woven together with vignettes; as such, it allows the reader to interpose their own conclusions onto the plot line (Wikipedia article).  The stories describe the colonization of Mars,…