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Description: Anyone is welcome to add to this list. Use it as a list of books to read or to recommend speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, slipstream) that you have read. Thumbs down books you don't recommend, don't want to read or didn't finish. Please don't remove books from this list.

Members: 14 participating members (show all)

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37,448 members, 380 reviews
4.53 stars (4.53 stars)
2
60,966 members, 842 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)
3
41,618 members, 3,013 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Read 2011

4
32,648 members, 1,130 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
5
26,333 members, 704 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
6
11,420 members, 153 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
7
9,153 members, 901 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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sturlington (0): Read 2012

8
89,556 members, 1,415 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

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aulsmith (0): Didn't finish.

9
35,148 members, 679 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
10
32,349 members, 492 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
11
27,140 members, 494 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

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sturlington (0): Reread 2013

12
27,127 members, 860 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

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sturlington (0): Read 2012

13
15,931 members, 416 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
14
15,805 members, 358 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
15
15,669 members, 720 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
16
14,768 members, 1,024 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
17
13,664 members, 127 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
18
13,049 members, 309 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Reread 2013

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12,818 members, 318 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
20
10,466 members, 486 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)
21
10,253 members, 225 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
22
8,156 members, 225 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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sturlington (0): Reread 2013

23
8,068 members, 353 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

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aulsmith (3): Subtle and well-written alternate history

24
7,496 members, 125 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)
25
2,791 members, 50 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

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aulsmith (20): The series got tiresome after a while, but the spec fic element of putting historical figures from different times together was good.

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56,298 members, 888 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, gypsysmom, aulsmith

Thumbs down: sturlington

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37,769 members, 499 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Peace2, heidiboll, ahef1963

Thumbs down: sturlington

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30,919 members, 1,555 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Read 2012

29
30,118 members, 843 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)
30
27,664 members, 528 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Reread 2013

31
25,909 members, 574 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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sturlington (0): Read 2010

32
25,709 members, 381 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)
33
25,501 members, 460 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

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sturlington (0): Reread 2015

34
25,343 members, 647 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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sturlington (0): Possible reread

35
24,327 members, 598 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
36
19,681 members, 446 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, heidiboll, ahef1963

Thumbs down: sturlington

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sturlington (0): Reread 2013

37
17,401 members, 345 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
38
16,610 members, 401 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, heidiboll, ahef1963

Thumbs down: sturlington

39
15,533 members, 762 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

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sturlington (0): Abandoned

40
15,082 members, 264 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, heidiboll, ahef1963

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14,371 members, 281 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)
42
14,135 members, 382 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, heidiboll, ahef1963

Thumbs down: sturlington

43
13,779 members, 225 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Read 2011

44
13,119 members, 1,132 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Peace2, heidiboll, ahef1963

Thumbs down: sturlington

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sturlington (0): Read 2012

45
12,492 members, 394 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
46
11,615 members, 93 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, heidiboll

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47
10,518 members, 161 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, heidiboll

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48
10,350 members, 224 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
49
10,147 members, 136 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
50
10,062 members, 574 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

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sturlington (0): Read 2013

51
10,032 members, 174 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
52
9,938 members, 253 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Reread 2012

aulsmith (0): Prefer the short story.

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9,576 members, 227 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, gypsysmom, aulsmith

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9,493 members, 227 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
55
8,964 members, 186 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
56
8,831 members, 122 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: heidiboll, aulsmith, ahef1963

Thumbs down: sturlington

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Read 2011

57
8,112 members, 109 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
58
7,698 members, 68 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
59
7,067 members, 281 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)
60
6,510 members, 105 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
61
6,227 members, 87 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
62
5,721 members, 272 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, gypsysmom

Thumbs down: sturlington

63
5,519 members, 64 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
64
5,440 members, 272 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
65
5,136 members, 153 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Reread 2012

66
5,118 members, 225 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

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sturlington (0): Read 2012

67
4,877 members, 160 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
68
4,172 members, 221 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

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sturlington (0): Read 2010

69
4,055 members, 378 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy, Peace2, gypsysmom

Thumbs down: sturlington

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sturlington (0): Read 2015

70
3,996 members, 63 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
71
2,580 members, 71 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
72
2,458 members, 249 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)
73
2,394 members, 35 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
74
2,372 members, 17 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: Peace2, gypsysmom, ahef1963

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75
2,087 members, 53 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)
76
1,531 members, 25 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)
77
1,013 members, 26 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
78
198 members, 9 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
79
40,346 members, 591 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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aulsmith (0): Orwell wasn't speculating. This stuff had already happened in the Soviet Union.

80
34,284 members, 865 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
81
25,624 members, 1,257 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: heidiboll, ahef1963

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25,178 members, 1,203 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom, heidiboll

Thumbs down: sturlington

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24,278 members, 252 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: heidiboll, ahef1963

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sturlington (0): These are listed individually.

84
19,646 members, 441 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: heidiboll, ahef1963

Thumbs down: sturlington

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sturlington (0): Read 2012

85
18,661 members, 271 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: heidiboll, ahef1963

Thumbs down: sturlington

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sturlington (0): Chose not to reread

86
17,783 members, 245 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: heidiboll, ahef1963

Thumbs down: sturlington

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sturlington (0): Reread 2014

87
16,848 members, 264 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, gypsysmom

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sturlington (0): Reread 2011

89
15,317 members, 286 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

90
14,031 members, 545 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

91
13,688 members, 224 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963

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12,839 members, 243 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: heidiboll, ahef1963

Thumbs down: sturlington

93
12,633 members, 494 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: sturlington, gypsysmom

Thumbs down: ahef1963

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11,183 members, 166 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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10,719 members, 204 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Read 2011

96
10,677 members, 127 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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10,381 members, 561 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: mkbird, heidiboll

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sturlington (0): Read 2013

98
10,300 members, 161 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

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9,231 members, 296 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: heidiboll, ahef1963

Thumbs down: sturlington

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sturlington (0): Read 2010

100
8,779 members, 172 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, heidiboll

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About this list

Started by: sturlington (April 2015)

Type: Unnumbered

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