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Speculative Fiction to Read

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.

Based on tag: speculative fiction

Members: 14 participating members (show all)

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61,275 members, 849 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)
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41,946 members, 3,015 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)
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32,669 members, 1,132 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
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26,457 members, 710 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
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11,472 members, 153 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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9,290 members, 906 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
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90,017 members, 1,418 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Didn't finish.

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35,239 members, 682 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
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32,476 members, 495 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
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27,351 members, 865 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)
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27,267 members, 497 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
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15,854 members, 360 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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15,747 members, 723 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
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14,851 members, 1,033 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
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13,695 members, 128 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
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13,126 members, 309 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
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12,869 members, 318 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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10,309 members, 226 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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8,197 members, 227 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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8,103 members, 353 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Explanations:

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

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56,617 members, 890 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)
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37,886 members, 502 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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31,140 members, 1,555 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
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30,256 members, 845 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)
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27,859 members, 529 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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26,053 members, 575 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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25,816 members, 384 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)
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25,776 members, 461 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
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25,656 members, 660 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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24,461 members, 603 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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19,743 members, 447 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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17,504 members, 345 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
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16,692 members, 406 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)
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16,014 members, 422 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
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15,618 members, 764 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)
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15,138 members, 266 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
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14,430 members, 281 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)
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14,151 members, 387 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
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13,856 members, 226 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
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13,286 members, 1,138 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)
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12,568 members, 394 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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11,667 members, 95 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)
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10,577 members, 162 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
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10,562 members, 494 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)
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10,389 members, 225 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
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10,120 members, 573 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
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9,998 members, 256 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Prefer the short story.

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9,655 members, 230 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
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9,543 members, 228 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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8,862 members, 123 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)
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8,133 members, 109 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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7,533 members, 126 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)
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6,260 members, 88 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
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5,755 members, 273 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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5,155 members, 153 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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5,154 members, 225 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)
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4,196 members, 222 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
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4,129 members, 379 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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2,802 members, 50 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Explanations:

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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2,588 members, 71 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
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2,383 members, 17 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)
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40,508 members, 593 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: heidiboll, ahef1963, gypsysmom

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

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

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34,446 members, 868 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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25,790 members, 1,264 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
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25,262 members, 1,209 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
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24,416 members, 254 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)
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19,798 members, 443 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)
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18,736 members, 273 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
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17,925 members, 245 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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16,905 members, 266 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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13,784 members, 223 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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12,896 members, 244 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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10,793 members, 208 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy, ahef1963, aulsmith

Thumbs down: Peace2

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10,387 members, 564 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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10,136 members, 137 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
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10,073 members, 174 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
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9,265 members, 296 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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8,806 members, 171 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
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8,608 members, 226 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
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8,539 members, 111 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)
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8,353 members, 66 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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7,875 members, 117 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
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7,690 members, 70 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
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7,470 members, 85 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
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7,439 members, 92 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
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7,310 members, 131 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)
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6,556 members, 107 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
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6,486 members, 140 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
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6,415 members, 60 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
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6,372 members, 87 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)
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5,550 members, 65 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)
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5,376 members, 76 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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4,983 members, 430 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
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4,709 members, 72 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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4,520 members, 91 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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4,236 members, 168 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)
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4,011 members, 65 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
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3,814 members, 165 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)
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About this list

Started by: sturlington (April 2015)

Type: Unnumbered

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