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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: 18 participating members (show all)

ahef1963's list | All members' listSort: Score | Title | Author | Date
7
47,192 members, 3,168 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)
11
34,465 members, 1,162 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
10
35,136 members, 541 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
88
31,145 members, 961 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Explanations:

merrystar (0): could not finish

27
16,705 members, 1,096 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)
53
16,079 members, 251 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
29
15,118 members, 348 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
16
11,534 members, 265 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
61
11,079 members, 596 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
37
8,660 members, 371 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Explanations:

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

17
11,263 members, 1,001 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
38
6,295 members, 296 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
75
5,704 members, 166 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
3
100,300 members, 1,649 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Didn't finish.

2
69,946 members, 956 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
18
62,181 members, 998 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)
195
44,211 members, 663 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Explanations:

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

8
41,536 members, 566 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
9
39,421 members, 770 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
20
32,931 members, 907 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)
19
35,158 members, 1,625 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)
21
32,128 members, 603 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
5
27,692 members, 745 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
22
28,390 members, 611 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
12
29,811 members, 537 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
42
29,974 members, 840 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
89
29,109 members, 1,373 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)
13
28,417 members, 742 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
6
20,964 members, 480 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
45
20,359 members, 309 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
93
22,310 members, 473 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)
202
18,479 members, 270 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: heidiboll, ahef1963

Thumbs down: gypsysmom

47
18,815 members, 448 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)
26
16,965 members, 393 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
25
17,483 members, 792 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
51
16,129 members, 297 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
55
15,265 members, 420 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
28
15,172 members, 256 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
56
13,658 members, 432 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
103
12,907 members, 163 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
32
12,597 members, 103 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)
33
11,430 members, 184 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
34
11,004 members, 239 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
59
12,508 members, 249 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
104
12,195 members, 174 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, gypsysmom

Thumbs down: Peace2

108
11,323 members, 286 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Explanations:

merrystar (0): agree with aulsmith

aulsmith (0): Prefer the short story.

58
12,998 members, 574 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)
66
9,619 members, 136 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)
116
9,488 members, 188 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
35
8,995 members, 246 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
69
8,181 members, 147 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
39
5,507 members, 244 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)
144
4,881 members, 101 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
148
4,567 members, 175 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)
78
4,440 members, 76 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)
40
4,023 members, 119 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)
152
3,591 members, 95 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
79
3,032 members, 56 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 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.

320
3,076 members, 189 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

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2,604 members, 73 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)
83
2,308 members, 43 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
84
2,122 members, 38 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)
171
1,682 members, 47 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
91
25,885 members, 595 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, gypsysmom

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I found this dull

57
13,484 members, 268 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I didn't make it through this one.

112
9,926 members, 108 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
442
3,509 members, 106 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Out-takes from Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell

428
30,732 members, 873 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom, ahef1963

Thumbs down: Peace2, KimarieBee

429
22,412 members, 674 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

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Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Great moments, but too long

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17,489 members, 467 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
207
15,451 members, 581 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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216
11,087 members, 485 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

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226
8,658 members, 112 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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9,777 members, 85 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
98
16,940 members, 322 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
229
8,255 members, 165 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

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72
7,177 members, 120 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
67
9,357 members, 81 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
251
6,398 members, 191 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

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128
8,085 members, 96 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
234
7,937 members, 254 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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105
11,709 members, 143 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)
118
9,272 members, 91 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
241
7,515 members, 260 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

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204
17,242 members, 378 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

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210
13,742 members, 260 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: heidiboll, ahef1963

Thumbs down: merrystar

214
12,250 members, 181 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

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136
6,813 members, 95 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
194
48,163 members, 2,095 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

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110
11,188 members, 196 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
120
9,152 members, 129 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)
134
6,951 members, 67 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
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5,783 members, 83 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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19,243 members, 375 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
109
11,285 members, 176 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
115
9,508 members, 168 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)
230
8,104 members, 90 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

About this list

Started by: sturlington (April 2015)

Type: Unnumbered

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