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.

It is can be used as an umbrella term for sci

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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)
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)
The End of Men
Shards of Earth (The Final Architects, #1)
The Startup Wife
The Lost Colony (The Long Winter, #3)
Remote Control
Record of a Spaceborn Few (Wayfarers, #3)
2034: A Novel of the Next World War
The Russian Cage (Gunnie Rose #3)
The Blacktongue Thief (Blacktongue, #1)
A Girl From Nowhere (The Firewall Trilogy, #1)
Beyond (The Founding of Valdemar #1)
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
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The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)
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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