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Best Slipstream or Interstitial Fiction

Description: Recommend fiction that does not neatly fit in any one genre but also does not fit in the so-called "real world."

Members: 20 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
7,650 members, 254 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: ssanders_81 (1), Dilara86 (1), iggyjreilly (4), Lou.Clifton (4), Milesc (5), macha (15)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 16.36

2
8,600 members, 369 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (1), Milesc (1), krazy4katz (2), ahef1963 (2), aulsmith (2)

Thumbs down: electrice

Score: 16.09

3
13,757 members, 336 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (1), LittleTaiko (1), mmignano11 (5), krazy4katz (6), ahef1963 (7)

Score: 15.69

4
22,291 members, 673 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: LittleTaiko (2), macha (3), Lou.Clifton (5), Dilara86 (13), guyalice (18), ahef1963 (19), aulsmith (19)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 14.96

Explanations:

aulsmith (19): historical speculative fiction

5
9,749 members, 198 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (3), thecoroner (4), guyalice (5), ahef1963 (8), Dilara86 (17)

Score: 12.89

6
29,754 members, 838 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), krazy4katz (3), guyalice (4), Dilara86 (5)

Score: 12.54

7
36,574 members, 898 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (2), mmignano11 (3), krazy4katz (5), ahef1963 (6)

Score: 11.63

8
4,775 members, 92 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (2), macha (2), guyalice (8), ahef1963 (10)

Score: 11.36

9
772 members, 13 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: guyalice (2), Milesc (2), aulsmith (3), Lou.Clifton (64)

Score: 11.18

10
18,497 members, 252 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: macha (1), mmignano11 (2), kara.shamy (3), ahef1963 (5), Dilara86 (26)

Thumbs down: aulsmith, andyl

Score: 10.85

11
17,407 members, 792 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ssanders_81 (2), iggyjreilly (5), Lou.Clifton (8), ahef1963 (20)

Score: 10.31

12
15,567 members, 174 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2), kara.shamy (5), Dilara86 (18), Lou.Clifton (42)

Score: 9.55

13
4,570 members, 295 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (4), iggyjreilly (7), Lou.Clifton (11), macha (26)

Score: 9.26

14
7,811 members, 133 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1), macha (4), krazy4katz (10)

Score: 9.08

15
34,341 members, 1,155 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), guyalice (3), mmignano11 (4)

Score: 8.91

16
17,747 members, 220 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: krazy4katz (4), aulsmith (7), ahef1963 (11), Lou.Clifton (63)

Score: 8.9

17
1,675 members, 47 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (6), aulsmith (9), ahef1963 (16), macha (31)

Score: 8.56

18
5,032 members, 58 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: macha (8), guyalice (11), Lou.Clifton (14), Dilara86 (21), ahef1963 (31)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 8.21

19
10,046 members, 322 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: iggyjreilly (1), thecoroner (10), ahef1963 (21)

Score: 8.12

20
6,946 members, 148 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5), Dilara86 (16), macha (18), Lou.Clifton (59)

Score: 8.06

21
13,759 members, 572 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: Milesc (3), iggyjreilly (6), macha (9)

Score: 7.91

22
8,182 members, 88 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: Milesc (4), aulsmith (8), Lou.Clifton (9)

Score: 7.52

23
5,676 members, 64 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: guyalice (10), macha (12), Dilara86 (20), ahef1963 (30), Lou.Clifton (60)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 7.44

24
5,894 members, 71 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: guyalice (9), macha (16), Dilara86 (19), ahef1963 (28), Lou.Clifton (58)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 7.41

25
7,581 members, 108 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (4), thecoroner (6), ahef1963 (22)

Score: 7.23

26
22,102 members, 321 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: iggyjreilly (2), thecoroner (11), ahef1963 (49)

Score: 7.07

27
8,678 members, 602 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: krazy4katz (8), mmignano11 (9), ahef1963 (12)

Score: 6.84

28
986 members, 19 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10), macha (11), Lou.Clifton (13)

Score: 6.55

29
14,992 members, 365 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (3), Lou.Clifton (19), ahef1963 (44)

Score: 6.51

30
34,957 members, 540 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: krazy4katz (7), Dilara86 (14), ahef1963 (18)

Score: 6.47

31
1,692 members, 39 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: guyalice (6), aulsmith (24), Lou.Clifton (62)

Score: 5.79

32
5,332 members, 282 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: mmignano11 (10), ahef1963 (27), Lou.Clifton (44)

Score: 5.56

33
4,591 members, 48 reviews
4.47 stars (4.47 stars)

Lists: macha (14), Lou.Clifton (17), ahef1963 (56)

Score: 5.5

34
195 members, 8 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1), Lou.Clifton (61)

Score: 5.43

35
8,620 members, 111 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: guyalice (16), Lou.Clifton (28), ahef1963 (32)

Score: 5.42

36
2,298 members, 43 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (16), macha (19), ahef1963 (35), Lou.Clifton (55)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 5.03

37
3,988 members, 116 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (17), macha (29), ahef1963 (36), Lou.Clifton (53)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 4.81

38
27,152 members, 1,264 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: iggyjreilly (8), mmignano11 (8)

Score: 4.76

39
1,825 members, 34 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (3), Lou.Clifton (52)

Score: 4.53

40
14,485 members, 296 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: iggyjreilly (9), thecoroner (13)

Score: 4.42

41
13,610 members, 428 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (11), ahef1963 (13)

Score: 4.3

42
5,413 members, 95 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (7), ahef1963 (23)

Score: 4.29

43
30,594 members, 871 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: mmignano11 (7), ahef1963 (26)

Score: 4.23

44
9,447 members, 114 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: guyalice (12), ahef1963 (15)

Score: 4.18

45
130 members, 3 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5), Lou.Clifton (51)

Score: 4.17

46
2,768 members, 62 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: macha (7), aulsmith (11), Lou.Clifton (49)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 4.17

Explanations:

aulsmith (11): I think this reads better as a mainstream exploration of sexuality set in an sfnal place, rather than sf.

47
2,424 members, 137 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (6), Lou.Clifton (40)

Score: 4.15

48
2,064 members, 62 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: Milesc (6), Lou.Clifton (50)

Score: 4.06

49
5,914 members, 475 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (7), Lou.Clifton (43)

Score: 4.02

50
14,519 members, 353 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (15), ahef1963 (17)

Score: 4

51
20 members, 1 review
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Lists: krazy4katz (1)

Score: 4

52
3,789 members, 311 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: krazy4katz (9), Lou.Clifton (32)

Score: 3.99

53
10,048 members, 125 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (8), ahef1963 (40)

Score: 3.97

54
15,174 members, 417 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (12), macha (25)

Score: 3.94

55
4,528 members, 173 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (7), ahef1963 (24), macha (33)

Thumbs down: Tombleweed

Score: 3.94

56
11,184 members, 205 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (9), ahef1963 (45)

Score: 3.85

57
483 members, 17 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (14), Lou.Clifton (34)

Score: 3.72

58
23,789 members, 581 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: mmignano11 (1), Lou.Clifton (65), guyalice

Thumbs down: aulsmith, electrice

Score: 3.72

59
796 members, 28 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: mmignano11 (11), Lou.Clifton (57)

Score: 3.65

60
8,100 members, 129 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (12), ahef1963 (53)

Score: 3.63

61
1,368 members, 13 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: macha (23), aulsmith (25)

Score: 3.62

62
41,275 members, 562 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), mmignano11 (6), krazy4katz (12)

Thumbs down: aulsmith, electrice

Score: 3.53

63
5,300 members, 133 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (16), ahef1963 (47)

Score: 3.53

64
6,041 members, 195 reviews
3.31 stars (3.31 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (18), ahef1963 (46)

Score: 3.48

65
1,161 members, 13 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (20), ahef1963 (43)

Score: 3.45

66
2,000 members, 12 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: macha (20), ahef1963 (64)

Score: 3.31

67
2,726 members, 57 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25), Lou.Clifton (54)

Score: 3.26

68
4,412 members, 56 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: macha (24), ahef1963 (57)

Score: 3.26

69
4,317 members, 43 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: macha (27), ahef1963 (58)

Score: 3.2

70
4,111 members, 47 reviews
4.46 stars (4.46 stars)

Lists: macha (30), ahef1963 (59)

Score: 3.15

71
3,099 members, 37 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: macha (32), ahef1963 (61)

Score: 3.11

72
3,722 members, 47 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: macha (34), ahef1963 (60)

Score: 3.09

73
39,137 members, 764 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: guyalice (7), ahef1963 (9)

Thumbs down: electrice

Score: 2.77

74
1,487 members, 95 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (8)

Score: 2.38

75
4,650 members, 216 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (10)

Score: 2.25

76
481 members, 4 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: macha (10)

Score: 2.25

77
193 members, 10 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: iggyjreilly (10)

Score: 2.25

78
4,493 members, 124 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: macha (5), Lou.Clifton (47)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 2.2

79
21 members, 1 review
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: iggyjreilly (11)

Score: 2.2

80
133 members, 4 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: guyalice (13)

Score: 2.11

81
6,258 members, 294 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (10), guyalice (17), macha (21)

Thumbs down: aulsmith, andyl

Score: 2.09

82
249 members, 1 review
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: guyalice (14)

Score: 2.07

83
3,487 members, 105 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: guyalice (15)

Score: 2.03

84
2,831 members, 93 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (15)

Score: 2.03

85
1,948 members, 45 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (9), Lou.Clifton (33)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 1.98

86
1,061 members, 25 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: macha (17)

Score: 1.97

87
2,767 members, 74 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: macha (13), aulsmith (22)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 1.95

Explanations:

aulsmith (22): It's alternate history but the Bardo sequences add a note of fantasy.

88
2,846 members, 61 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (22)

Score: 1.85

89
2,596 members, 111 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (22)

Score: 1.85

90
3,867 members, 114 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (8), Lou.Clifton (56)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 1.84

91
499 members, 36 reviews
3.43 stars (3.43 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (24)

Score: 1.81

92
1,225 members, 42 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (26)

Score: 1.77

93
1,349 members, 151 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (27)

Score: 1.76

94
1,438 members, 151 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (29)

Score: 1.72

95
25 members, 9 reviews
3.43 stars (3.43 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (30)

Score: 1.71

96
741 members, 56 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (31)

Score: 1.7

97
2,107 members, 38 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (15), ahef1963 (34)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 1.69

98
822 members, 50 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (35)

Score: 1.65

99
1,188 members, 52 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (39)

Score: 1.6

100
2,390 members, 58 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (41)

Score: 1.58

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Started by: sturlington (February 2012)

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