Speculative Fiction Book Lists

Dune by Frank HerbertEnder's Game by Orson Scott CardThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams1984 by George OrwellFahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Best Science Fiction
1,785 books — 2,619 voters
The Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussThe Wise Man's Fear by Patrick RothfussThe Final Empire by Brandon SandersonThe Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott LynchThe Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
New Speculative Fiction Stars
765 books — 2,066 voters

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussThe Eye of the World by Robert JordanAmerican Gods by Neil Gaiman
Fantasy Books Written for Adults
632 books — 959 voters
The End of The Computer by Andre Mikhailovich SolonitsynThe Syrian Virgin by Zack LoveCalico Jack in your Garden by Karl WigginsWood, Talc and Mr. J by Chris   RoseFrom the Ashes by Danielle James
Great Books Not Many Readers Know About
559 books — 350 voters

Tagged by Joseph M. ChironCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareAberrant by Ruth  SilverThe Meat Market by James ChalkCity of Glass by Cassandra Clare
Best Speculative Fiction
200 books — 206 voters

Fight Club by Chuck PalahniukTrainspotting by Irvine WelshFear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. ThompsonMagic America by C.E. MedfordAmerican Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
Contemporary Cult Fiction
133 books — 172 voters
1984 by George OrwellSlaughterhouse-Five by Kurt VonnegutFahrenheit 451 by Ray BradburyOutpassage by Janet E. MorrisThe IX by Andrew P. Weston
Literary Science Fiction
190 books — 150 voters

Leaper by Geoffrey  WoodThe God Cookie by Geoffrey  WoodThe Great Divorce by C.S. LewisThe Screwtape Letters by C.S. LewisGrimrack by Geoffrey  Wood
Best Christian Speculative Fiction
93 books — 68 voters
A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor VingeRed Mars by Kim Stanley RobinsonSnow Crash by Neal StephensonThe Diamond Age by Neal StephensonBeggars in Spain by Nancy Kress
Classic Science Fiction - 1990-1999
120 books — 58 voters

Who Fears Death by Nnedi OkoraforThe Windup Girl by Paolo BacigalupiGod's War by Kameron HurleyThe Killing Moon by N.K. JemisinRedemption in Indigo by Karen Lord
Non-Western Speculative Fiction
104 books — 43 voters
The Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingStorm Front by Jim ButcherThe Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
MobileRead Recommended Fantasy
97 books — 32 voters

Dark Legacy by Domenico Italo Composto-HartDragon Aster by S. J. WistThe Sword and the Dragon by M.R. MathiasThe Gaia Wars by Kenneth G. BennettWhere Embers Glow A Fire Burns by Timothy E. Forck
Fantasy Cookie
14 books — 14 voters
No More Heroes by Nicholas ChapmanThe Secret of Excalibur by Sahara FoleyStorm Front by Jim ButcherThe Company Man by Robert Jackson BennettRattenauge by Jacqueline Spieweg
Urban Fantasy Crime/Mystery Novels
29 books — 11 voters

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