Science Fiction Books Everyone Should Read
1 Alien Species Intervention ...
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2 Baby (Species Intervention ...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 564 ratings
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3 Fahrenheit 451
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 810,646 ratings
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4 1984
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 1,389,156 ratings
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5 The Handmaid's Tale
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 374,166 ratings
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6 The Martian Chronicles
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 101,688 ratings
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7 Stranger in a Strange Land
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 173,623 ratings
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8 Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 369,173 ratings
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9 The Hunger Games (The Hunge...
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 3,099,881 ratings
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10 Animal Farm
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 1,406,697 ratings
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11 The Ultimate Hitchhiker's G...
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4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 190,006 ratings
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12 Echo (Species Intervention ...
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4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 292 ratings
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13 The One (Species Interventi...
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4.72 of 5 stars 4.72 avg rating — 178 ratings
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14 Hive (Species Intervention ...
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4.64 of 5 stars 4.64 avg rating — 249 ratings
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15 The Left Hand of Darkness (...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 44,043 ratings
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16 Evil Among Us (Species Inte...
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4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 202 ratings
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17 Flowers for Algernon
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 224,188 ratings
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18 2001: A Space Odyssey (Spac...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 117,730 ratings
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19 Armageddon Cometh (Species ...
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4.56 of 5 stars 4.56 avg rating — 206 ratings
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20 A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkl...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 434,996 ratings
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21 I, Robot
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 136,626 ratings
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22 Brave New World
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 769,657 ratings
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23 The Hitchhiker's Guide to t...
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 746,607 ratings
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24 Dandelion Wine (Green Town,...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 28,405 ratings
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25 American Gods (American God...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 310,936 ratings
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26 The Giver (The Giver, #1)
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 958,159 ratings
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27 The Little Prince
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 467,633 ratings
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28 The Sparrow (The Sparrow, #1)
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 29,868 ratings
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29 Mostly Harmless (Hitchhiker...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 57,921 ratings
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29 Life, the Universe and Ever...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 93,434 ratings
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31 Contact
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 66,568 ratings
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32 Childhood's End
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 60,965 ratings
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33 The War of the Worlds
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 117,210 ratings
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34 Mockingjay (The Hunger Game...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,362,350 ratings
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35 Catching Fire (The Hunger G...
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 1,481,878 ratings
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36 Do Androids Dream of Electr...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 155,880 ratings
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37 Pavane
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 1,523 ratings
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38 Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam T...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 107,959 ratings
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39 Ender's Game (The Ender Qui...
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 638,006 ratings
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40 I, Robot (Robot, #0.1)
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 136,626 ratings
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41 The Last Universe
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 444 ratings
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41 The Fall of Hyperion (Hyper...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 44,438 ratings
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43 Stand on Zanzibar
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 8,522 ratings
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44 Starship Troopers
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 95,218 ratings
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45 The Player of Games (Cultur...
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 27,796 ratings
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45 The Forever War (The Foreve...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 66,323 ratings
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47 The Stars My Destination
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 21,857 ratings
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48 Way Station
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 8,201 ratings
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49 The Ship Who Sang (Brainshi...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 15,022 ratings
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50 White Queen
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3.27 of 5 stars 3.27 avg rating — 110 ratings
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51 The Dispossessed (Hainish C...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 32,468 ratings
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52 Rite of Passage
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 1,909 ratings
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52 The Man in the High Castle
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 43,198 ratings
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54 The Witches of Karres
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 1,455 ratings
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55 Schismatrix Plus
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 2,467 ratings
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55 Norstrilia
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 1,162 ratings
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57 Creatures of Light and Dark...
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58 Something Wicked This Way C...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 51,069 ratings
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58 Neutron Star (Star One, #2)
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 36 ratings
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58 Rootless (Rootless, #1)
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3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 712 ratings
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58 Chocolate Lenin
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3.3 of 5 stars 3.30 avg rating — 27 ratings
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58 Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1)
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 79,762 ratings
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58 The Earth Gate
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3.06 of 5 stars 3.06 avg rating — 16 ratings
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58 Earth Force I
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58 GREETINGS EARTHLINGS, My na...
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58 Jackboot Britain
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58 Learning to Kiss in the Snow
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58 The Ark
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 35 ratings
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69 The Year of the Flood (Madd...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 48,353 ratings
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69 Gilmreth the Awakening (Dra...
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3.22 of 5 stars 3.22 avg rating — 9 ratings
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69 50,000 A.D. The Awakening
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69 Mockingbird
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 1,917 ratings
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69 Lick the Razor
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 22 ratings
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69 The Ranchers Take a Wife (T...
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75 Kindred
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 25,336 ratings
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75 Last Shuttle Flight, First ...
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75 The Night's Night
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75 Hannah's Stolen Men (The Me...
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79 Next of Kin
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 189 ratings
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79 Wild Seed (Patternmaster, #1)
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 6,697 ratings
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79 Perelandra (Space Trilogy, #2)
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 23,039 ratings
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79 Last Shuttle Flight, First ...
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79 Sharing the Female From Ear...
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4.54 of 5 stars 4.54 avg rating — 24 ratings
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84 Twenty Thousand Leagues Und...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 90,121 ratings
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84 Last Shuttle Flight, First ...
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86 A Clockwork Orange
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 336,906 ratings
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86 The Demolished Man
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86 Lord of Light
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 15,493 ratings
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89 Queen of Angels (Queen of A...
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 1,786 ratings
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90 Pattern Recognition (Blue A...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 29,303 ratings
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91 This World We Live In (Last...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 18,928 ratings
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91 Ring of Swords
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 142 ratings
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91 Psion (Cat, #1)
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 1,460 ratings
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94 The Maze Runner (Maze Runne...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 330,150 ratings
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94 Catspaw (Cat, #2)
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 1,468 ratings
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96 The Hollow People (The Prom...
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3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 733 ratings
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96 The Pride of Chanur (Compac...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 4,157 ratings
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96 House of Stairs
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 2,489 ratings
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99 The Neverending Story
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 87,586 ratings
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99 Pastwatch: The Redemption o...
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