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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
7,679 members, 255 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
8,660 members, 371 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
13,836 members, 337 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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

Score: 15.69

4
22,417 members, 674 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
9,840 members, 200 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

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

Score: 12.89

6
29,984 members, 840 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 12.54

7
36,780 members, 902 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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

Score: 11.63

8
4,813 members, 92 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

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

Score: 11.36

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

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

Score: 11.18

10
18,645 members, 254 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
17,489 members, 791 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 10.31

12
15,653 members, 175 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

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

Score: 9.55

13
4,630 members, 300 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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

Score: 9.26

14
7,869 members, 135 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

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

Score: 9.08

15
34,473 members, 1,162 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 8.91

16
17,872 members, 221 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 8.9

17
1,682 members, 47 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

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

Score: 8.56

18
5,061 members, 59 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
10,112 members, 325 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

Score: 8.12

20
7,014 members, 149 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

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

Score: 8.06

21
13,827 members, 574 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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

Score: 7.91

22
8,233 members, 87 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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

Score: 7.52

23
5,708 members, 65 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
5,936 members, 73 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

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

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 7.41

25
7,774 members, 110 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

Score: 7.23

26
22,223 members, 323 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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

Score: 7.07

27
8,800 members, 606 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

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

Score: 6.84

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

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

Score: 6.55

29
15,090 members, 366 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

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

Score: 6.51

30
35,148 members, 541 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 6.47

31
1,696 members, 39 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

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

Score: 5.79

32
5,388 members, 281 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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

Score: 5.56

33
4,622 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
8,661 members, 112 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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

Score: 5.42

36
2,309 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
4,023 members, 119 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

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

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 4.81

38
27,263 members, 1,264 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: iggyjreilly (8), mmignano11 (8)

Score: 4.76

39
1,828 members, 34 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

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

Score: 4.53

40
14,529 members, 298 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: iggyjreilly (9), thecoroner (13)

Score: 4.42

41
13,662 members, 432 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (11), ahef1963 (13)

Score: 4.3

42
5,464 members, 95 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (7), ahef1963 (23)

Score: 4.29

43
30,738 members, 873 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: mmignano11 (7), ahef1963 (26)

Score: 4.23

44
9,499 members, 114 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 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
2,782 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
2,461 members, 137 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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

Score: 4.15

48
2,070 members, 62 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

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

Score: 4.06

49
5,996 members, 476 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

Score: 4.02

50
14,583 members, 353 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (15), ahef1963 (17)

Score: 4

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

Lists: krazy4katz (1)

Score: 4

52
3,859 members, 314 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

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

Score: 3.99

53
10,115 members, 125 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (8), ahef1963 (40)

Score: 3.97

54
15,270 members, 420 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

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

Score: 3.94

55
4,568 members, 175 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Tombleweed

Score: 3.94

56
11,232 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
23,940 members, 581 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

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

Thumbs down: aulsmith, electrice

Score: 3.72

59
801 members, 29 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

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

Score: 3.65

60
8,126 members, 130 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (12), ahef1963 (53)

Score: 3.63

61
1,373 members, 13 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: macha (23), aulsmith (25)

Score: 3.62

62
41,542 members, 566 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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

Thumbs down: aulsmith, electrice

Score: 3.53

63
5,352 members, 134 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

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

Score: 3.53

64
6,039 members, 197 reviews
3.31 stars (3.31 stars)

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

Score: 3.48

65
1,166 members, 14 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)

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

Score: 3.45

66
2,008 members, 12 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: macha (20), ahef1963 (64)

Score: 3.31

67
2,741 members, 59 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

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

Score: 3.26

68
4,437 members, 57 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: macha (24), ahef1963 (57)

Score: 3.26

69
4,344 members, 43 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: macha (27), ahef1963 (58)

Score: 3.2

70
4,139 members, 47 reviews
4.46 stars (4.46 stars)

Lists: macha (30), ahef1963 (59)

Score: 3.15

71
3,112 members, 37 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: macha (32), ahef1963 (61)

Score: 3.11

72
3,733 members, 47 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: macha (34), ahef1963 (60)

Score: 3.09

73
39,439 members, 770 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: guyalice (7), ahef1963 (9)

Thumbs down: electrice

Score: 2.77

74
1,510 members, 96 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (8)

Score: 2.38

75
4,693 members, 218 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (10)

Score: 2.25

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

Lists: macha (10)

Score: 2.25

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

Lists: iggyjreilly (10)

Score: 2.25

78
4,541 members, 125 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
6,297 members, 296 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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

Thumbs down: aulsmith, andyl

Score: 2.09

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

Lists: guyalice (14)

Score: 2.07

83
3,509 members, 106 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: guyalice (15)

Score: 2.03

84
2,848 members, 93 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (15)

Score: 2.03

85
1,965 members, 45 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 1.98

86
1,072 members, 26 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: macha (17)

Score: 1.97

87
2,783 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
2,871 members, 60 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (22)

Score: 1.85

89
2,634 members, 110 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (22)

Score: 1.85

90
3,930 members, 116 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 1.84

91
504 members, 36 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (24)

Score: 1.81

92
1,244 members, 42 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (26)

Score: 1.77

93
1,378 members, 151 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (27)

Score: 1.76

94
1,470 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
849 members, 66 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (31)

Score: 1.7

97
2,122 members, 38 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (15), ahef1963 (34)

Thumbs down: andyl

Score: 1.69

98
826 members, 50 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (35)

Score: 1.65

99
1,193 members, 52 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: Lou.Clifton (39)

Score: 1.6

100
2,426 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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