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This is a list of NOVELS that realistically portray science in fiction. There may be some overlap with science fiction but, for the most part, books on this list should portray science and scientists in the real world (as opposed to a speculative or future world). This list does NOT include nonfiction.
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3.90 avg rating — 234,021 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 131,747 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 377,707 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 893,743 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 1,641,757 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 171,062 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 522,173 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 224,442 ratings
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3.73 avg rating — 104,321 ratings
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3.53 avg rating — 253 ratings
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3.64 avg rating — 1,307 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 164,525 ratings
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3.64 avg rating — 162,882 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 166,632 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 5,207 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 145,610 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 51,178 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 48 ratings
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3.52 avg rating — 280 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 2,830,814 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 5,229 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 171,537 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 87,403 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 36,609 ratings
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3.65 avg rating — 3,089 ratings
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3.41 avg rating — 9,386 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 11,269 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 353,920 ratings
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3.59 avg rating — 127 ratings
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3.41 avg rating — 13,223 ratings
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3.54 avg rating — 70,962 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 7,070 ratings
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3.63 avg rating — 5,057 ratings
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3.65 avg rating — 15,757 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 11,371 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 22 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 92 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 20,212 ratings
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3.66 avg rating — 80 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 11,921 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 46,406 ratings
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3.61 avg rating — 127 ratings
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3.73 avg rating — 15,557 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 41,774 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 10,060 ratings
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3.64 avg rating — 5,229 ratings
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3.27 avg rating — 1,502 ratings
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4.03 avg rating — 71,934 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 39,393 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 484,050 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 55,365 ratings
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3.71 avg rating — 83,800 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 198,021 ratings
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3.44 avg rating — 748 ratings
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3.65 avg rating — 31 ratings
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3.73 avg rating — 113 ratings
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3.22 avg rating — 73 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 13 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 32,793 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 1,933 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 79,136 ratings
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3.55 avg rating — 3,722 ratings
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3.73 avg rating — 1,812 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 168,665 ratings
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2.91 avg rating — 963 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 25,801 ratings
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3.58 avg rating — 1,681 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 11,917 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 6,318 ratings
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3.70 avg rating — 561 ratings
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3.50 avg rating — 60 ratings
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3.64 avg rating — 53 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 98,432 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 399 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 4,705 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 262,617 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 1,660 ratings
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2.89 avg rating — 9 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 42,739 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 102,950 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 428,295 ratings
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3.58 avg rating — 14,772 ratings
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3.70 avg rating — 681 ratings
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3.47 avg rating — 430 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 40,313 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 443 ratings
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3.26 avg rating — 24,883 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 153 ratings
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138 books · 65 voters · list created February 24th, 2011 by Kristina Simon (votes) .
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message 1: by Nicola (new)

Nicola Removed two non fiction books from this list (The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus and one about dinosaurs)


message 2: by Kristina Simon (new)

Kristina Simon Nicola wrote: "Removed two non fiction books from this list (The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus and one about dinosaurs)"

Thanks, Nicola!


message 3: by Rosa (new)

Rosa I don’t think Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? belongs on this list.


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