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Survey of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Type: Preset list created by sturlington

Description: This is a list for the beginning reader in the science fiction and fantasy genres. It is a representative sample of works from the 18th century through today, with special attention paid to important subgenres: women writers; post-apocalypse; dystopias; time travel; alternate history; and slipstream.

Members: 10 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
61,321 members, 849 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: OwenRochester (1), Traveller333 (1), wlindboe (1), merrystar (1), rretzler (2), kiwiflowa (3), ahef1963 (11), sturlington (15)

Explanations:

sturlington (15): Done for SFFCAT

2
35,275 members, 682 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: OwenRochester (2), hipdeep (3), rretzler (3), wlindboe (3), merrystar (4), kiwiflowa (7), sturlington (16), ahef1963 (18)

3
27,290 members, 499 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), Traveller333 (2), OwenRochester (3), merrystar (5), rretzler (9), kiwiflowa (9), ahef1963 (22), sturlington (35)

5
25,819 members, 461 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), ahef1963 (2), Traveller333 (4), OwenRochester (5), rretzler (6), wlindboe (6), hipdeep (14)

6
37,930 members, 504 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: kiwiflowa (2), merrystar (3), rretzler (4), OwenRochester (7), ahef1963 (10), sturlington (11)

7
56,661 members, 891 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: kiwiflowa (4), rretzler (5), wlindboe (5), OwenRochester (6), sturlington (14), ahef1963 (14)

8
32,507 members, 495 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: OwenRochester (8), hipdeep (8), rretzler (18), wlindboe (18), kiwiflowa (18), ahef1963 (39), sturlington (76)

9
13,142 members, 309 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: sturlington (7), ahef1963 (7), merrystar (8), rretzler (13), OwenRochester (14), hipdeep (17)

10
27,850 members, 529 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: kiwiflowa (5), OwenRochester (9), hipdeep (12), rretzler (14), ahef1963 (15), sturlington (23)

12
11,773 members, 240 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), KimarieBee (10), OwenRochester (11), rretzler (11), wlindboe (11), sturlington (75)

13
15,244 members, 156 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), sturlington (2), wlindboe (4), OwenRochester (21)

14
26,473 members, 712 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (9), OwenRochester (10), kiwiflowa (12), rretzler (17), ahef1963 (30), sturlington (46)

15
10,407 members, 154 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: sturlington (3), ahef1963 (5), wlindboe (13), merrystar (16), OwenRochester (17)

16
24,500 members, 603 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (10), rretzler (12), wlindboe (12), merrystar (15), ahef1963 (33), sturlington (48)

17
27,332 members, 501 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: rretzler (7), wlindboe (8), merrystar (11), ahef1963 (13), sturlington (20)

18
10,323 members, 226 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: wlindboe (10), merrystar (12), OwenRochester (16), ahef1963 (19), sturlington (29)

19
27,390 members, 865 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (6), kiwiflowa (10), OwenRochester (15), rretzler (21), ahef1963 (28), sturlington (42)

Thumbs down: merrystar (23)

20
30,230 members, 846 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: OwenRochester (13), merrystar (14), rretzler (16), ahef1963 (24), sturlington (39)

21
42,002 members, 3,016 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (8), OwenRochester (12), rretzler (23), ahef1963 (35), sturlington (57)

22
8,631 members, 133 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: sturlington (4), ahef1963 (4), wlindboe (19), OwenRochester (26)

23
5,156 members, 153 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (5), OwenRochester (29), wlindboe (30), ahef1963 (40), sturlington (66)

24
16,721 members, 406 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), merrystar (13), rretzler (15), ahef1963 (21), sturlington (33)

Thumbs down: OwenRochester

25
25,714 members, 662 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: kiwiflowa (15), wlindboe (16), OwenRochester (18), ahef1963 (41), sturlington (59)

26
15,768 members, 723 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: kiwiflowa (16), wlindboe (17), OwenRochester (20), ahef1963 (42), sturlington (61)

27
13,871 members, 227 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: rretzler (8), wlindboe (9), merrystar (10), ahef1963 (16), sturlington (19)

Thumbs down: OwenRochester

28
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: merrystar (6), rretzler (10), kiwiflowa (11), ahef1963 (29), sturlington (44)

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29
12,438 members, 325 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4), OwenRochester (23), sturlington (26), rretzler (26)

30
9,671 members, 230 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5), OwenRochester (25), wlindboe (25), sturlington (28)

31
11,403 members, 214 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: wlindboe (14), sturlington (17), merrystar (17), OwenRochester (24)

32
11,351 members, 215 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: sturlington (6), wlindboe (20), OwenRochester (37), ahef1963 (43)

33
32,701 members, 1,132 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (4), OwenRochester (31), ahef1963 (44), sturlington (77)

34
17,530 members, 345 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: OwenRochester (19), rretzler (20), ahef1963 (20), sturlington (31)

35
6,962 members, 150 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: rretzler (19), sturlington (21), wlindboe (24), OwenRochester (28)

36
12,585 members, 394 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: kiwiflowa (13), OwenRochester (22), ahef1963 (31), sturlington (45)

37
7,206 members, 120 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: rretzler (22), wlindboe (26), OwenRochester (27), sturlington (30)

38
34,476 members, 868 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (12), OwenRochester (30), ahef1963 (45), sturlington (87)

39
14,170 members, 387 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (13), OwenRochester (36), ahef1963 (46), sturlington (79)

40
18,755 members, 273 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: rretzler (27), OwenRochester (33), ahef1963 (47), sturlington (58)

41
10,573 members, 219 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (9), sturlington (10), OwenRochester (38)

42
16,888 members, 266 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (7), OwenRochester (34), sturlington (37)

43
5,755 members, 273 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: merrystar (7), kiwiflowa (14), ahef1963 (34), sturlington (55)

Thumbs down: OwenRochester

44
2,026 members, 31 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12), sturlington (18), OwenRochester (47)

45
7,497 members, 201 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (11), sturlington (27), OwenRochester (41)

46
2,921 members, 64 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: sturlington (12), wlindboe (22), OwenRochester (46)

47
25,813 members, 385 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: sturlington (24), rretzler (25), OwenRochester (32)

48
6,560 members, 108 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: wlindboe (15), merrystar (21), ahef1963 (37), OwenRochester (44)

Thumbs down: sturlington

49
13,807 members, 223 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: sturlington (8), ahef1963 (8), merrystar (9)

Thumbs down: OwenRochester

50
15,192 members, 335 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25), OwenRochester (35), sturlington (38)

51
7,053 members, 686 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (15), OwenRochester (43), sturlington (62)

52
8,853 members, 123 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26), OwenRochester (39), sturlington (40)

53
25,770 members, 1,265 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (11), rretzler (28), ahef1963 (48), sturlington (60)

Thumbs down: OwenRochester

54
6,858 members, 165 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: wlindboe (21), OwenRochester (42), sturlington (89)

55
3,402 members, 137 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: rretzler (29), OwenRochester (45), sturlington (65)

56
8,626 members, 226 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: wlindboe (32), OwenRochester (40), sturlington (78)

57
16,722 members, 205 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (49), OwenRochester (50), sturlington (83)

58
15,149 members, 267 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6), ahef1963 (27), sturlington (41)

Thumbs down: OwenRochester

59
9,317 members, 908 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (7), ahef1963 (32), sturlington (91)

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60
3,805 members, 111 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: merrystar (2), ahef1963 (38)

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61
3,267 members, 91 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (50), sturlington (67)

62
4,416 members, 84 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: rretzler (24), wlindboe (31), sturlington (71)

Thumbs down: OwenRochester

63
25,284 members, 1,211 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: kiwiflowa (17), OwenRochester (49), sturlington (73)

Thumbs down: KimarieBee

64
8,119 members, 353 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (51), sturlington (81)

65
6,771 members, 98 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (52), sturlington (82)

66
4,432 members, 80 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (53), sturlington (85)

67
12,890 members, 318 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (54), sturlington (86)

68
5,521 members, 307 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (3), sturlington (56)

Thumbs down: OwenRochester

69
5,386 members, 141 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: sturlington (9)

70
2,664 members, 90 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: sturlington (13)

71
7,925 members, 163 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1)

Thumbs down: sturlington

72
12,911 members, 244 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: kiwiflowa (8), ahef1963 (23), sturlington (36)

Thumbs down: OwenRochester, merrystar (22)

73
1,642 members, 36 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: merrystar (18), wlindboe (23)

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74
3,285 members, 70 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: sturlington (34)

75
5,672 members, 120 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: sturlington (43)

76
4,201 members, 222 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: sturlington (47)

77
3,176 members, 88 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: sturlington (50)

78
1,748 members, 32 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: sturlington (51)

79
1,249 members, 48 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: sturlington (52)

80
1,385 members, 33 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: sturlington (53)

81
3,556 members, 127 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: sturlington (63)

82
3,324 members, 47 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: sturlington (69)

83
3,168 members, 65 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: sturlington (70)

84
10,405 members, 564 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: sturlington (72)

85
5,667 members, 298 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2)

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86
1,215 members, 97 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: sturlington (80)

87
345 members, 9 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: sturlington (84)

88
12,564 members, 536 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: sturlington (88)

89
6,498 members, 140 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: wlindboe (27), sturlington (49)

Thumbs down: OwenRochester

90
1,769 members, 35 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: wlindboe (28), sturlington (54)

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91
3,500 members, 115 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: wlindboe (29), sturlington (64)

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92
7,621 members, 92 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: rretzler (30), sturlington (74)

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93
40,500 members, 593 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: OwenRochester (48), ahef1963 (55)

Thumbs down: sturlington

94
4,664 members, 128 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: wlindboe (33), sturlington (90)

Thumbs down: OwenRochester

95
10,802 members, 208 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: OwenRochester (51), ahef1963 (56)

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96
8,783 members, 149 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: sturlington (22)

Thumbs down: OwenRochester

97
2,969 members, 110 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: rretzler (31)

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98
6,482 members, 165 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: sturlington (32)

Thumbs down: OwenRochester

99
2,809 members, 61 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: wlindboe (34)

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100
7,131 members, 288 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: merrystar (20), ahef1963 (36)

Thumbs down: sturlington, OwenRochester

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About this list

Started by: sturlington (October 2014)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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