Alternate Universe

Alternate Universe (often abbreviated as "AU") is a descriptor used to characterize fanworks which change one or more elements of the source work's canon. Also may be known as multiverse. The various universes within the multiverse are called "parallel universes", "other universes" or "alternate universes."

Often used in Fantasy, Science-Fiction, and Comic genres.


New Releases Tagged "Alternate Universe"

Love and Payne (THIRDS Universe, #1)
Tsumiko and the Enslaved Fox (Amaranthine Saga, #1)
Schooled in Magic (Schooled in Magic, #1)
The Long Cosmos (The Long Earth, #5)
The Long Utopia (The Long Earth #4)
In Some Other Life
The Dagger in the Desk (Lockwood & Co., #1.5)
Clash of Eagles (Clash of Eagles, #1)
Last Year
Storm Surge (Destroyermen, #8)
The Philosopher's Flight
Tandem (Many-Worlds, #1)
Summer in Orcus
Prairie Fire (The Story of Owen, #2)
Tether (Many-Worlds, #2)
The Bloodline Feud (The Merchant Princes, #1-2)
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1)
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1)
Coraline
Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next, #2)
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1)
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
A Thousand Pieces of You (Firebird, #1)
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)

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Diana Wynne Jones
You've probably all had those kinds of dreams that are like usual life, except that a lot of things are not the same, and you seem to know the future in them. Well, this is because these other worlds where two things can happen spread out from our world like rainbows, and sort of flow into one another-
Diana Wynne Jones, Witch Week

Kate Atkinson
All the birds who were never born, all the songs that were never sung and so can only exist in the imagination. And this one is Teddy's.
Kate Atkinson, A God in Ruins

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