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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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97,041 members, 1,582 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Didn't finish.

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68,007 members, 936 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
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45,431 members, 3,124 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)
5
33,989 members, 1,150 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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26,972 members, 727 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
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12,317 members, 157 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
9
10,619 members, 975 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
10
40,289 members, 537 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
11
38,027 members, 734 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
12
34,275 members, 529 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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33,994 members, 1,612 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)
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29,868 members, 936 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)
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29,143 members, 539 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
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28,478 members, 513 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
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20,546 members, 469 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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17,016 members, 778 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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16,621 members, 389 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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16,028 members, 1,071 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
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14,415 members, 339 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
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13,495 members, 335 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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12,260 members, 100 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)
24
11,162 members, 179 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
25
11,148 members, 251 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
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10,809 members, 237 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
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8,704 members, 239 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
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8,473 members, 367 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Explanations:

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

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60,280 members, 970 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)
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32,060 members, 888 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)
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30,665 members, 582 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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28,740 members, 799 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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27,552 members, 410 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)
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27,357 members, 711 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
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25,934 members, 262 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)
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19,839 members, 295 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
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19,665 members, 265 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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18,649 members, 370 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
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18,141 members, 433 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)
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17,044 members, 822 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)
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17,033 members, 456 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
44
15,789 members, 287 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
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15,344 members, 240 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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15,288 members, 303 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)
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15,274 members, 1,223 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
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14,917 members, 404 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
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14,737 members, 247 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
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13,384 members, 417 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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12,134 members, 543 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)
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11,943 members, 230 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
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10,907 members, 585 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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10,905 members, 280 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Prefer the short story.

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10,597 members, 254 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
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10,093 members, 237 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
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9,469 members, 251 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)
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9,354 members, 131 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)
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8,561 members, 115 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
60
7,971 members, 142 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
61
6,654 members, 94 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
62
6,126 members, 285 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
63
5,565 members, 159 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
64
5,361 members, 239 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)
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5,324 members, 457 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
66
4,554 members, 225 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
67
4,294 members, 75 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
68
2,958 members, 53 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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2,715 members, 72 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
70
2,463 members, 17 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
71
42,716 members, 641 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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35,935 members, 887 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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29,759 members, 557 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)
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28,043 members, 1,332 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)
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26,577 members, 1,243 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
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23,917 members, 478 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy, heidiboll, gypsysmom

Thumbs down: Peace2

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21,498 members, 469 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)
78
17,736 members, 280 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
79
17,637 members, 164 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
80
17,103 members, 185 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)
81
16,928 members, 168 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
82
15,918 members, 134 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
83
15,518 members, 133 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
84
13,879 members, 363 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
85
13,527 members, 259 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
86
12,890 members, 259 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee, gypsysmom, ahef1963

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

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

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12,238 members, 225 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
88
11,429 members, 175 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)
89
11,374 members, 587 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
90
10,772 members, 185 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
91
10,705 members, 154 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
92
9,820 members, 311 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
93
9,668 members, 104 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
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9,465 members, 147 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)
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9,436 members, 81 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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9,252 members, 183 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
97
9,063 members, 75 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
98
9,011 members, 88 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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8,935 members, 125 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)
100
8,672 members, 670 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
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About this list

Started by: sturlington (April 2015)

Type: Unnumbered

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