Military Science Fiction

Science fiction books which focus on military tactics, war, and often have a heavy emphasis on military technology.
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755 books · 1,095 voters · list created October 28th, 2009 by K (votes) .
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message 1: by Timothy (new)

Timothy Freeland How is Armor below Call of Destiny?


message 2: by Timothy (new)

Timothy Freeland And now why is Call of Destiny on this list twice? Seriously?


message 3: by David (new)

David Jeez, no "Spacewar Blues" aka "With the Bentfin Boomer Boys in Little Old New Alabama" ?


message 4: by Timothy (new)

Timothy Freeland I mean, did some of you even read these books?

I see Foudation and Foundation and Empire, two pivitol books in Science Fiction underneath Call of Destiny. Fahrenheit 451, is below a Call of Destiny. This list is now irrelevant because it seems likes an certain author got 6 of his friends to get on here and rank his book.


message 5: by Oni (new)

Oni I would like to recommend the CoDominium Series, created by Jerry Pournelle, especially the Falkenberg's Legion.
Quite satisfying on infantery tactics.


message 6: by Leigh (new)

Leigh Some of the entries are odd. Hunger Games? Seriously?


message 7: by Zack (new)

Zack Jordan Only Hunger Games #3, which actually was pretty military.


message 8: by Juqu (new)

Juqu Yes! Finally got 100 books for this list.


message 9: by Andrew (last edited Jan 16, 2015 11:43AM) (new)

Andrew Obrigewitsch There are some books on here that are not military Sci-Fi, like the Foundation series, The Mote in God's Eye, the Hunger Games and Stars Wars books. Those are in a Genre called space opera, well the Hunger Games is from the Dystopia sub-genre. Altered Carbon is not military sci-fi at all either, it's cyber-punk.

These lists on good reads are just horrible, people don't even know what these sub-genres are and just add anything that is sci-fi to them. Why even have them, if they are going to be full of non sub-genre books?

It would also be a good idea to only allow the first book in a series on here. Because some series will fill up the first page. Since many people come on here to get new ideas, it's nice to actually have 100 different series available, instead for 10 books from one series in the top 50.


message 10: by Wolfgarrr (last edited Feb 11, 2015 08:40PM) (new)

Wolfgarrr LMao just noticed "You've read 57 of the top 100 books" Thats just page one.

I do wish that this list would be updated a bit. IE only leave in first books of a series. Remove books that are not Military science fiction etc.


message 11: by Wolfgarrr (new)

Wolfgarrr Leigh wrote: "Some of the entries are odd. Hunger Games? Seriously?"

whoever put hunger games on this list needs to take a long walk off a short pier.


message 12: by Julien (new)

Julien V The Hunger Games books clearly do not fit in this category. I would also argue that the Foundation series and Dune are miscategorized.

I'll delete any hunger game book and wait for comment before deleting any other book from this list.


message 13: by Justin (new)

Justin You dont even have the masters of sci-fi on this list Raymond Weil and the great Slavers Wars or B.V Larson and Ryk Brown should have a few top 50 books also


message 14: by Kenys (new)

Kenys 17 people think Altered Carbon is Military SF???? I thought it was Noir!


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