Flavorwire's 50 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novels That Everyone Should Read

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People say it all the time: they’d love to get into science fiction or fantasy, but they’ve no idea where to start. If this is you (or if you’re one of those stubborn folks who looks snootily down on genre), listen up. Your trusty Flavorwire editors have a few suggestions for you — that is, a whole 50 sci-fi and fantasy novels that are well worth your time, whether you’re brand new to the concept of dragons and/or spaceships or a seasoned veteran. A few notes on the construction of the list: no short stories or short story collections, no matter how brilliant (looking at you, Kelly Link), were included. Also, in the interest of fairness, only one work or series by any given author was included. Finally, because this is a list of novels that adults should read, it skews light on the YA, including only those books that grown-ups should pick up if they missed them in their teens. Even with all of the above, you’ll probably have quibbles. After all, 50 novels over two genres doesn’t even begin to cover it. So air them (politely, please) in the comments and you’ll add to all of our reading lists. - Flavorwire http://flavorwire.com/408275/50-sci-f...

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50 books · 54 voters · list created August 9th, 2013 by Jean-Yves Guyomarc'h (votes) .
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message 1: by Melanti (new)

Melanti Removed Fallen Angels from the listopia. Not on the original list.


message 2: by BookLovingLady (last edited Jul 02, 2020 04:28AM) (new)

BookLovingLady There were 51 titles on a Listopia that clearly says 50. It also says in the description 'Don't add books to this list' but I guess reading is hard for some people... I've removed Grey Zone, as it was not added by the creator of this list.


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