Speculative Fiction Book Lists

Ender's Game by Orson Scott CardDune by Frank HerbertThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams1984 by George OrwellFahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Best Science Fiction
1,658 books — 2,302 voters
The Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussThe Wise Man's Fear by Patrick RothfussMistborn by Brandon SandersonThe Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott LynchThe Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
New Speculative Fiction Stars
708 books — 1,925 voters

Tent City by Kelly Van HullTagged by Joseph M. ChironBreeder by Casey HaysGalactic Energies by Luca  RossiThe Moon Dwellers by David Estes
Little Known Dystopias
131 books — 207 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
180 books — 192 voters

Fight Club by Chuck PalahniukTrainspotting by Irvine WelshFear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. ThompsonAmerican Psycho by Bret Easton EllisMagic America by C.E. Medford
Contemporary Cult Fiction
126 books — 153 voters
Winter of the Passion Flower by Annie SeatonAnno Dracula by Kim NewmanAgatha H and the Airship City by Phil FoglioThe Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by Mark HodderRetribution Falls by Chris Wooding
Favourite Steampunk/Alt. History Novels
107 books — 121 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
61 books — 62 voters
At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. LovecraftThe Fiction by H.P. LovecraftPerdido Street Station by China MiévilleThe House on the Borderland by William Hope HodgsonAncient Sorceries and Other Weird Stories by Algernon Blackwood
Essential Weird Fiction
57 books — 51 voters

Saga, Volume 1 by Brian K. VaughanFables, Vol. 1 by Bill WillinghamThe Sandman, Vol. 1 by Neil GaimanY by Brian K. VaughanHellboy, Vol. 1 by Mike Mignola
Supernatural (Not Superhero) Comics
120 books — 45 voters
A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor VingeRed Mars by Kim Stanley RobinsonThe Diamond Age by Neal StephensonThe Difference Engine by William GibsonTo Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
Classic Science Fiction - 1990-1999
108 books — 41 voters

1984 by George OrwellThe Outsider by Albert CamusBe God To Yourself by Jean-Yves CrozierWeatherhead by J.M. HushourDark Angels by Steven Fraccaro
Literature of ideas
17 books — 15 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

Hindsight by A.A. BellTatsania's Gift by Kim FalconerThe Spell of Rosette by Kim FalconerRoad to the Soul by Kim Falconer50,000 A.D. The Awakening by J. Jack Bergeron
Dystopia Fantasy
28 books — 12 voters

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