Speculative Fiction

Speculative fiction is a broad category of fiction encompassing genres with certain elements that are nonexistent in terms of reality, recorded history, or nature and the present universe, covering various themes in the context of the supernatural, futuristic, and many other imaginative topics.

Under this umbrella category, the genres include, but are not limited to: science fiction, fantasy fiction, horror fiction, supernatural fiction, superhero fiction, utopian and dystopian fiction, apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, and alternate history.

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A Lesson in Vengeance
All's Well
The Other Me
Redemptor (Raybearer, #2)
A Terrible Fall of Angels
She Wouldn't Change a Thing
Bad Witch Burning
Feral Creatures (Hollow Kingdom, #2)
The Shimmering State
In the Watchful City
The Sisters of Reckoning (The Good Luck Girls, #2)
The Scavenger Door (Finder Chronicles #3)
Revelator
Reclaimed
She Who Became the Sun (The Radiant Emperor, #1)
A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Monk & Robot, #1)
The Testaments (The Handmaid's Tale, #2)
Randomize
The End of Men
Shards of Earth (The Final Architects, #1)
Exhalation
The Lost Colony (The Long Winter, #3)
The Startup Wife
Record of a Spaceborn Few (Wayfarers, #3)
The Blacktongue Thief (Blacktongue, #1)
Rabbits
2034: A Novel of the Next World War
Remote Control
A Girl From Nowhere (The Firewall Trilogy, #1)
Day Zero
Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerLegend by Marie LuBinti by Nnedi OkoraforAmerican Gods by Neil GaimanMoon Called by Patricia Briggs
Diversity in Fantasy and Science Fiction
964 books — 718 voters
A Time to Die by Nadine BrandesA Time to Rise by Nadine BrandesA Time to Speak by Nadine BrandesBy Darkness Hid by Jill WilliamsonStorm Siren by Mary  Weber
Realm Makers Books
654 books — 126 voters

Snow Crash by Neal StephensonA Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor VingeRed Mars by Kim Stanley RobinsonJurassic Park by Michael CrichtonThe Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons
Classic Science Fiction - 1990-1999
304 books — 166 voters
1984 by George OrwellDo Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. DickBrave New World by Aldous HuxleyFlowers for Algernon by Daniel KeyesFahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Philosophical Science Fiction
347 books — 495 voters


The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)
1984
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1)
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
Fahrenheit 451
Brave New World
Station Eleven
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Never Let Me Go
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
Dune (Dune, #1)
The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle, #4)
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
Ready Player One (Ready Player One, #1)
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