HomeGroupsTalkMoreZeitgeist
Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Favorite Science Fiction by Women Authors

Description: List of the Month: March 2021 Add works of science fiction by women authors. Please only thumb down if a book does not meet the requirements of the list (i.e. not science fiction and/or not by a woman). Updated to Favorite to provide a better framework for selection.

Members: 173 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 8Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
12,915 members, 316 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: LisaMorr (1), StMarysAbbey (1), Fredselbow (1), Ammianus (1), kara.shamy (1), TamaraMerrill (1), NagainaKarait (1), kbuxton (1), Jambyfool (1), charl08 (1), elahrairah (1)42 more, patri50 (1), ccs3 (1), Davidd3470 (1), waltzmn (1), Aquila (1), FeleciaB (2), BookDoc16 (2), TopFiveBooks (2), rork (2), CarltonC (2), pgmcc (2), sturlington (2), gypsysmom (2), hipdeep (2), IrishSue (2), absurdeist (3), quondame (4), markon (4), monkity (4), lizzy50usa (4), Deborama (4), Heather39 (6), raychelbennet (6), bibliopolitan (6), ReaderSally (7), timetunnel (7), lorax (10), jain (10), souloftherose (12), calm (13), Quaisior (14), ejmam (14), Dilara86 (17), Maddz (23), RoboSchro (26), ManWithAnAgenda (33), kleo (43), andyl (80), SChant (124), lidaskoteina, DGD, Edward

Score: 159.93

2
34,206 members, 612 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: aprille (1), sarahemmm (1), lampbane (1), Drapetsona (1), CarltonC (1), EerierIdyllMeme (1), pgmcc (1), Julie_in_the_Library (1), sturlington (1), tdswjs (1), gypsysmom (1)37 more, ahef1963 (1), IrishSue (1), LisaMorr (2), bkhl (2), Ammianus (2), TamaraMerrill (2), Jambyfool (2), patri50 (2), absurdeist (2), Subhome (3), ArdizzoneFan (3), DanClements (3), BookDoc16 (3), monkity (3), timetunnel (3), hailelib (3), Michael.Rimmer (3), raychelbennet (4), anglemark (4), megbmore (5), al.vick (6), bibliopolitan (7), PaperbackPirate (8), ejmam (8), hipdeep (13), Dilara86 (16), TopFiveBooks (20), Peace2 (20), RBeffa (24), ManWithAnAgenda (34), Aquila (34), RoboSchro (35), Maddz (40), Quaisior (43), quondame (45), SChant (247), lidaskoteina

Score: 140.7

3
34,805 members, 1,007 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: FeleciaB (1), zmeischa (1), kleo (1), hoddybook (1), Christiana5 (1), susanbooks (1), krazy4katz (1), aprille (2), StMarysAbbey (2), ZiaTroyano (2), kara.shamy (2)35 more, charl08 (2), timetunnel (2), EerierIdyllMeme (2), Dilara86 (2), calm (2), LisaMorr (3), Lynsey2 (3), RoboSchro (3), TopFiveBooks (3), Jambyfool (3), patri50 (3), ahef1963 (3), DanClements (4), BookDoc16 (4), CarltonC (4), sarahemmm (5), gypsysmom (5), markon (6), rosalita (6), megbmore (7), Brandy1411 (8), raychelbennet (8), sturlington (8), IrishSue (10), Deborama (14), Quaisior (16), PaperbackPirate (17), Peace2 (18), ejmam (18), bibliopolitan (25), karenb (25), ManWithAnAgenda (32), SChant (48), quondame (160), lidaskoteina

Thumbs down: Raspberrymocha

Score: 128.54

4
32,198 members, 841 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: ellyzhang66 (1), ZiaTroyano (1), home4edu (1), cek2read (1), al.vick (1), hipdeep (1), aerobama (1), megbmore (1), sarahemmm (2), lampbane (2), ahef1963 (2)30 more, FeleciaB (3), aprille (3), TamaraMerrill (3), Cora-R (3), Christiana5 (3), EerierIdyllMeme (3), LisaMorr (4), Lynsey2 (4), drsabs (4), YakkoRex (4), Ling.Lass (4), merrystar (4), LittleTaiko (5), raychelbennet (5), Jambyfool (5), BookDoc16 (6), markon (7), terran (8), chrisofspades (8), Deborama (9), PaperbackPirate (9), juniperSun (10), sturlington (13), ejmam (13), Aquila (14), Maddz (14), Quaisior (15), RoboSchro (29), ManWithAnAgenda (31), lidaskoteina

Thumbs down: -pilgrim-, quondame, waltzmn

Score: 112.14

Explanations:

-pilgrim- (0): fantasy

quondame (0): Fantasy

waltzmn (0): Apart from the fact that I disliked it a lot (too blatant in its religion), as a scientist, I can't regard this as science fiction.

juniperSun (10): good introduction to SciFi/time travel for YA

5
6,753 members, 364 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: WendyRobyn (1), skaplanolmsted (1), KatyBee (1), dudes22 (1), vwinsloe (1), rosalita (1), anglemark (1), ellyzhang66 (2), Lynsey2 (2), hoddybook (2), mooingzelda (2)22 more, kbuxton (2), Christiana5 (2), timspalding (3), gypsysmom (3), calm (3), IrishSue (3), aprille (4), StMarysAbbey (4), Superenigmatix (4), Cora-R (4), amanda4242 (4), BookDoc16 (5), chrisofspades (6), Brandy1411 (7), markon (9), ejmam (11), sturlington (14), jain (16), Aquila (49), quondame (58), SChant (139), DGD

Score: 97.43

6
8,664 members, 218 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: Heather39 (1), bkhl (1), Deborama (1), timetunnel (1), jain (1), quondame (2), waltzmn (2), StMarysAbbey (3), Ammianus (3), YakkoRex (3), CarltonC (3)23 more, sturlington (3), Jambyfool (4), bibliopolitan (4), TamaraMerrill (5), TopFiveBooks (6), elahrairah (6), markon (8), IrishSue (8), calm (9), juniperSun (11), gypsysmom (11), souloftherose (13), Quaisior (13), Aquila (13), RoboSchro (27), ManWithAnAgenda (30), kleo (32), Maddz (43), ejmam (49), andyl (75), SChant (122), DGD, lidaskoteina

Score: 88.86

7
7,872 members, 136 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Morphidae (1), kleo (2), monkity (2), yenforbooks (2), al.vick (2), rosalita (2), drsabs (3), sarahemmm (3), FeleciaB (4), SFF1928-1973 (4), TamaraMerrill (4)23 more, patri50 (4), gypsysmom (4), ahef1963 (4), hailelib (4), Michael.Rimmer (4), aprille (5), Brandy1411 (5), YakkoRex (5), Jambyfool (6), CarltonC (6), ReaderSally (8), Peace2 (8), Nerilka (9), ejmam (12), tardis (13), calm (14), fuzzi (18), merrystar (19), Maddz (24), quondame (38), Aquila (42), markon (71), lidaskoteina

Thumbs down: SirMacHinery

Score: 86.65

Explanations:

fuzzi (18): The "dragons" are genetically engineered from native fauna, though it is not explained in this particular volume. Many think this is a fantasy, but it is SciFi.… (more)

8
3,054 members, 226 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: SoccerMomKnits (1), Subhome (1), Brandy1411 (1), mooingzelda (1), dualmon (1), Peace2 (1), souloftherose (2), Superenigmatix (2), tamster008 (3), ccs3 (3), pgmcc (3)17 more, Ennas (3), charl08 (4), skaplanolmsted (5), lorax (5), TamaraMerrill (6), ahef1963 (8), tardis (8), chrisofspades (9), RoboSchro (10), Aquila (11), markon (14), raychelbennet (15), gypsysmom (16), Maddz (19), Heather39 (20), ejmam (25), SChant (58)

Score: 78.28

9
6,954 members, 328 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: tilmar (1), Tremendamente (1), yenforbooks (1), Ennas (1), zmeischa (2), LittleTaiko (2), DanClements (2), amanda4242 (3), skaplanolmsted (4), Christiana5 (4), LisaMorr (5)19 more, hoddybook (5), lizzy50usa (5), rosalita (5), BookDoc16 (7), TamaraMerrill (7), gypsysmom (7), ahef1963 (7), merrystar (8), hailelib (10), ReaderSally (12), calm (12), Ling.Lass (13), tardis (14), anglemark (15), quondame (23), ManWithAnAgenda (29), RoboSchro (42), ejmam (67), SChant (209)

Score: 78.03

10
5,266 members, 157 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: AthenaGracyk (1), cviera (1), SCKH (1), timspalding (1), elkiedee (2), chrisofspades (2), elahrairah (2), anglemark (2), hoddybook (3), TopFiveBooks (4), kbuxton (4)18 more, jain (4), StMarysAbbey (5), juniperSun (5), sturlington (5), Dilara86 (5), IrishSue (5), sarahemmm (6), Deborama (6), mooingzelda (9), gypsysmom (10), markon (12), Ling.Lass (14), timetunnel (24), ejmam (26), ManWithAnAgenda (28), andyl (51), Quaisior (57), Edward

Thumbs down: TamaraMerrill

Score: 77.88

Explanations:

juniperSun (5): Time of social breakdown, Lauren has learned to be a leader, yet questions status quo. She believes people can influence change & begins preparing for when times get even harder. Community is composed of mixed races, but that is a fact not theme.… (more)

11
5,881 members, 272 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: elkiedee (1), LittleTaiko (1), chrisofspades (1), barbharris1 (1), susanbooks (2), krazy4katz (2), MarleneJensen (3), charl08 (3), Ling.Lass (3), SCKH (4), lorax (4)20 more, mooingzelda (5), Deborama (5), timetunnel (6), TopFiveBooks (7), rosalita (7), PaperbackPirate (10), ahef1963 (10), markon (11), juniperSun (12), gypsysmom (12), hipdeep (12), IrishSue (13), souloftherose (14), bibliopolitan (19), ejmam (22), ManWithAnAgenda (27), jain (32), SChant (56), Aquila (58), lidaskoteina

Thumbs down: TamaraMerrill, Raspberrymocha

Score: 76.13

12
2,585 members, 183 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: hailelib (1), tardis (1), Subhome (2), Heather39 (2), skaplanolmsted (2), Morphidae (2), trollsdotter (2), Ennas (2), kara.shamy (3), lampbane (3), kbuxton (3)17 more, yenforbooks (4), tamster008 (5), Cora-R (5), Brandy1411 (6), Aquila (6), lizzy50usa (7), souloftherose (8), ejmam (9), markon (10), Maddz (11), Ling.Lass (12), jain (17), fuzzi (25), quondame (26), ManWithAnAgenda (26), andyl (48), SChant (210)

Score: 74.2

13
4,709 members, 257 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: Lynsey2 (1), Gear2014 (1), Ling.Lass (1), markon (2), Julie_in_the_Library (2), ZiaTroyano (3), mooingzelda (3), susanbooks (3), zmeischa (4), kbuxton (5), KatyBee (5)18 more, aprille (6), lorax (6), IrishSue (7), StMarysAbbey (8), Brandy1411 (9), Aquila (9), raychelbennet (11), Deborama (12), TopFiveBooks (19), RoboSchro (20), gypsysmom (20), ManWithAnAgenda (24), timetunnel (30), quondame (40), ejmam (41), andyl (77), SChant (91), lidaskoteina

Score: 72.35

14
4,397 members, 302 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (1), Superenigmatix (1), markon (1), monkity (1), Dilara86 (1), chlorine (1), jain (2), hailelib (2), Heather39 (3), zmeischa (3), skaplanolmsted (3)14 more, tdswjs (3), tardis (5), StMarysAbbey (6), Cora-R (6), gypsysmom (6), elahrairah (7), lorax (9), ejmam (10), Aquila (10), anglemark (11), RoboSchro (24), quondame (25), andyl (49), SChant (121)

Score: 71

15
7,875 members, 617 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: raychelbennet (1), Tremendamente (2), dualmon (2), Peace2 (3), kara.shamy (4), mooingzelda (4), lampbane (4), Lynsey2 (5), elkiedee (5), charl08 (5), CarltonC (5)18 more, LittleTaiko (6), hoddybook (6), skaplanolmsted (6), StMarysAbbey (7), TamaraMerrill (8), timetunnel (8), ahef1963 (12), anglemark (12), calm (15), Morphidae (16), sturlington (18), gypsysmom (22), tardis (27), RoboSchro (30), jain (52), ejmam (77), SChant (169), DGD

Score: 69.92

16
15,100 members, 482 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ccs3 (2), igorken (2), KatyBee (3), Dilara86 (3), hoddybook (4), sarahemmm (4), tdswjs (4), rosalita (4), ahef1963 (5), IrishSue (6), Jambyfool (7)15 more, Morphidae (8), bibliopolitan (8), StMarysAbbey (9), raychelbennet (9), gypsysmom (9), sturlington (10), calm (10), ejmam (15), Maddz (15), zmeischa (16), Peace2 (19), timetunnel (32), SChant (46), markon (72), lidaskoteina

Score: 62.94

17
5,949 members, 261 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: DanClements (1), merrystar (1), dianeham (1), Tremendamente (3), yenforbooks (3), LittleTaiko (4), Dilara86 (4), Heather39 (5), zmeischa (5), Christiana5 (5), lizzy50usa (6)13 more, ahef1963 (6), anglemark (7), BookDoc16 (8), skaplanolmsted (8), TopFiveBooks (8), gypsysmom (8), TamaraMerrill (9), hailelib (9), chlorine (14), Deborama (20), tardis (31), RoboSchro (43), SChant (203)

Score: 61.74

18
52,479 members, 3,304 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: SoccerMomKnits (2), PaperbackPirate (2), aerobama (2), al.vick (3), patri50 (5), Lynsey2 (6), elkiedee (6), megbmore (6), LittleTaiko (8), hoddybook (8), ReaderSally (9)14 more, ahef1963 (9), chrisofspades (10), mooingzelda (10), TamaraMerrill (11), hailelib (12), Peace2 (13), gypsysmom (13), Morphidae (14), ManWithAnAgenda (25), Deborama (26), ejmam (37), jain (44), quondame (162), lidaskoteina

Thumbs down: waltzmn

Score: 56.21

19
2,543 members, 74 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: Morphidae (3), merrystar (3), Subhome (4), Tremendamente (4), tardis (4), yenforbooks (5), Quaisior (5), hoddybook (7), skaplanolmsted (7), RBeffa (7), sarahemmm (8)10 more, lizzy50usa (8), EerierIdyllMeme (11), hailelib (11), YakkoRex (12), Maddz (18), Deborama (21), ejmam (21), fuzzi (26), SChant (52), Nerilka

Score: 50.21

20
1,928 members, 50 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: pevka (1), bibliopolitan (1), RBeffa (1), tilmar (2), dianeham (2), monkity (5), yenforbooks (6), aprille (7), TamaraMerrill (10), calm (11), markon (13)8 more, Deborama (15), YakkoRex (17), Quaisior (17), sturlington (22), quondame (39), Aquila (43), ejmam (63), SChant (218)

Score: 46.41

21
5,257 members, 154 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: SFF1928-1973 (3), markon (3), Ammianus (4), timspalding (4), IrishSue (4), paradoxosalpha (4), CarltonC (8), BookDoc16 (9), TopFiveBooks (9), ReaderSally (10), TamaraMerrill (12)10 more, Aquila (16), fuzzi (21), timetunnel (22), ManWithAnAgenda (23), Heather39 (27), Deborama (29), jain (38), Maddz (42), quondame (96), SChant (123)

Score: 45.47

22
1,326 members, 29 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: fuzzi (1), Maddz (1), tilmar (3), kleo (3), MarleneJensen (4), hailelib (6), monkity (7), Superenigmatix (8), hoddybook (9), trollsdotter (9), juniperSun (13)7 more, markon (15), tardis (15), Aquila (15), quondame (19), CarltonC (25), ejmam (28), SChant (63)

Score: 43.99

23
1,946 members, 169 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: SCKH (3), kleo (4), cek2read (4), Subhome (5), chrisofspades (5), lampbane (6), ejmam (6), Cora-R (7), Brandy1411 (10), timetunnel (10), lorax (14)6 more, ManWithAnAgenda (15), raychelbennet (16), Morphidae (20), tardis (23), quondame (56), markon (77)

Score: 38.75

24
1,626 members, 49 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: BookDoc16 (1), absurdeist (4), Quaisior (4), markon (5), Nerilka (6), CarltonC (7), calm (8), Superenigmatix (9), hoddybook (11), hailelib (13), juniperSun (14)6 more, gypsysmom (17), jain (23), quondame (24), Maddz (31), ejmam (51), SChant (175)

Score: 38.3

Explanations:

juniperSun (14): theme of healing in post-apocalyptic times

25
1,548 members, 44 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: igorken (1), merrystar (2), Tremendamente (5), hailelib (5), Subhome (6), yenforbooks (7), skaplanolmsted (9), sarahemmm (10), YakkoRex (11), RBeffa (12), Maddz (17)5 more, Quaisior (18), ejmam (20), SChant (53), quondame (116), Nerilka

Score: 37.81

Explanations:

sarahemmm (10): Bujold herself calls this space opera, but it is science fiction in that it is about how people deal with a situation that is different from our present. In this case, a world which reverted to the 19th century meeting FTL travel.… (more)

26
1,043 members, 34 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: brendanmoody (1), bibliopolitan (2), souloftherose (3), dianeham (4), BookDoc16 (10), CarltonC (10), Superenigmatix (11), skaplanolmsted (13), absurdeist (13), juniperSun (15), Aquila (22)6 more, Deborama (45), ejmam (64), markon (76), andyl (76), SChant (215), DGD

Score: 37.29

27
2,489 members, 72 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: AthenaGracyk (2), cviera (2), SCKH (2), chrisofspades (4), TopFiveBooks (5), vwinsloe (5), sturlington (6), Deborama (7), Dilara86 (7), monkity (8), hoddybook (10)5 more, markon (19), ManWithAnAgenda (22), gypsysmom (35), jain (40), Quaisior (58)

Thumbs down: TamaraMerrill

Score: 36.82

28
2,856 members, 28 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: FeleciaB (5), SFF1928-1973 (5), YakkoRex (6), Nerilka (8), sarahemmm (11), BookDoc16 (13), Superenigmatix (16), hoddybook (18), Morphidae (18), CarltonC (24), RBeffa (26)7 more, cek2read (28), RoboSchro (31), monkity (31), quondame (37), Quaisior (56), Aquila (64), lidaskoteina

Score: 36.06

29
3,289 members, 154 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: krazy4katz (3), SoccerMomKnits (4), kara.shamy (6), Christiana5 (6), charl08 (7), calm (7), aprille (8), timetunnel (9), sturlington (9), TopFiveBooks (10), ahef1963 (11)5 more, raychelbennet (18), dianeham (20), gypsysmom (23), SChant (47), markon (74)

Score: 35.89

30
3,062 members, 193 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: SoccerMomKnits (3), kara.shamy (5), tdswjs (5), charl08 (6), PaperbackPirate (6), chrisofspades (7), skaplanolmsted (10), Peace2 (14), sturlington (19), gypsysmom (19), dianeham (22)5 more, ejmam (35), SChant (37), andyl (41), markon (73), Edward

Score: 35.54

31
1,562 members, 57 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: dianeham (3), tilmar (4), souloftherose (4), kleo (6), karenb (8), absurdeist (12), TamaraMerrill (14), Superenigmatix (14), gypsysmom (15), juniperSun (16), RBeffa (17)6 more, bibliopolitan (20), ReaderSally (21), jain (28), Aquila (52), ejmam (66), SChant (207)

Score: 35.36

32
2,271 members, 67 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: Tremendamente (6), zmeischa (6), Subhome (7), Nerilka (7), RoboSchro (8), sarahemmm (9), soraki (10), Morphidae (11), EerierIdyllMeme (12), RBeffa (14), hoddybook (15)5 more, fuzzi (15), quondame (16), YakkoRex (16), lizzy50usa (18), Deborama (22)

Score: 35.23

Explanations:

sarahemmm (9): I think this may be the first investigation of uterine replicators

33
2,496 members, 136 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: Gear2014 (2), Julie_in_the_Library (3), ZiaTroyano (4), susanbooks (4), Lynsey2 (7), aprille (9), Deborama (11), mooingzelda (12), ManWithAnAgenda (14), RoboSchro (19), skaplanolmsted (27)5 more, quondame (42), gypsysmom (49), markon (81), SChant (89), lidaskoteina

Score: 35.01

34
2,171 members, 68 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: tdswjs (2), jr33rpm (4), timetunnel (4), cek2read (5), quondame (9), CarltonC (11), TamaraMerrill (13), ManWithAnAgenda (17), TopFiveBooks (18), markon (18), bibliopolitan (18)5 more, Heather39 (25), kleo (35), gypsysmom (44), jain (48), SChant (126)

Score: 33.8

35
1,599 members, 52 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: pevka (3), Maddz (3), hypatian_kat (4), kleo (5), Superenigmatix (5), MarleneJensen (5), YakkoRex (7), fuzzi (10), monkity (12), markon (17), ejmam (30)3 more, Aquila (31), SChant (61), quondame (122)

Score: 31.8

36
1,426 members, 107 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: bkhl (3), Ennas (4), monkity (6), anglemark (8), rosalita (9), jain (9), skaplanolmsted (11), hoddybook (12), timetunnel (17), Deborama (17), Aquila (20)4 more, gypsysmom (25), Maddz (49), ejmam (65), andyl (78)

Score: 31.65

Explanations:

anglemark (8): Alternate history has long been classified by scholars as science fiction.

rosalita (9): I don't think of alternative history books like Farthing to be science fiction, but that might just be me.

Aquila (20): I think of them as more science fiction than fantasy, especially if they fork from one small change.

ejmam (65): Alternate history is SF, especially if it isn't alternate because magic

37
2,723 members, 112 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: cek2read (6), Tremendamente (7), zmeischa (7), Subhome (8), RoboSchro (9), Morphidae (12), yenforbooks (13), EerierIdyllMeme (13), fuzzi (14), YakkoRex (14), quondame (15)4 more, hoddybook (16), Deborama (25), lizzy50usa (27), markon (78)

Score: 31.58

38
1,537 members, 103 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: Brandy1411 (2), Superenigmatix (3), ccs3 (5), Peace2 (5), mooingzelda (7), charl08 (9), RoboSchro (13), cek2read (15), Heather39 (21), skaplanolmsted (23), markon (29)3 more, quondame (35), jain (35), Maddz (61)

Score: 30.8

39
1,303 members, 90 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (5), kbuxton (6), hailelib (7), lorax (8), Aquila (8), tardis (9), Brandy1411 (11), skaplanolmsted (14), gypsysmom (14), RoboSchro (21), Maddz (41)4 more, ejmam (44), quondame (47), andyl (55), SChant (102)

Score: 30.35

40
2,119 members, 50 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: TopFiveBooks (1), chrisofspades (3), lorax (3), KatyBee (4), SCKH (5), sturlington (7), Cora-R (8), Subhome (9), hoddybook (13), monkity (15), cek2read (17)1 more, markon (62)

Score: 30.26

41
1,839 members, 46 reviews
3.47 stars (3.47 stars)

Lists: kleo (7), absurdeist (9), Superenigmatix (10), paradoxosalpha (11), Maddz (13), Deborama (16), bibliopolitan (26), timetunnel (35), Aquila (38), quondame (46), jain (49)5 more, ejmam (58), andyl (69), markon (75), SChant (138), DGD

Score: 29.32

42
2,125 members, 116 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: Gear2014 (3), Julie_in_the_Library (4), ZiaTroyano (5), susanbooks (5), aprille (11), mooingzelda (13), Deborama (13), ManWithAnAgenda (16), RoboSchro (18), skaplanolmsted (29), quondame (41)3 more, gypsysmom (48), markon (84), SChant (90)

Score: 29.01

43
1,220 members, 57 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: jenifer027 (1), KatyBee (2), Aquila (5), kara.shamy (7), tardis (7), Peace2 (9), lorax (11), skaplanolmsted (12), jain (43), quondame (48), ejmam (50)2 more, andyl (56), SChant (170)

Score: 28.77

44
2,698 members, 114 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: dudes22 (2), calm (4), timspalding (5), cek2read (7), Lynsey2 (8), Christiana5 (8), BookDoc16 (11), mooingzelda (11), Superenigmatix (13), markon (21), gypsysmom (32)2 more, quondame (59), SChant (237)

Score: 28.6

45
1,983 members, 46 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: sarahemmm (7), Tremendamente (8), zmeischa (8), soraki (9), Subhome (10), jain (12), YakkoRex (13), hoddybook (17), quondame (17), skaplanolmsted (18), cek2read (20)3 more, Deborama (23), Maddz (58), markon (82)

Score: 28.41

46
2,103 members, 41 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: calm (1), elahrairah (5), souloftherose (6), SCKH (6), monkity (9), yenforbooks (9), aprille (10), bibliopolitan (10), absurdeist (14), markon (20), quondame (43)1 more, SChant (265)

Score: 27.42

47
1,365 members, 93 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: jr33rpm (3), raychelbennet (3), anglemark (3), lampbane (5), Morphidae (5), skaplanolmsted (16), Heather39 (23), lizzy50usa (25), markon (26), ejmam (33), Aquila (51)2 more, quondame (66), andersonden

Thumbs down: aspirit

Score: 27.1

Explanations:

aspirit (0): One of the two co-authors is not a woman.

48
972 members, 18 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: Maddz (2), YakkoRex (9), monkity (10), Superenigmatix (12), markon (16), hailelib (16), quondame (20), Quaisior (21), fuzzi (28), ejmam (29), kleo (37)2 more, Aquila (40), SChant (62)

Score: 25.93

49
1,440 members, 107 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (1), rosalita (3), igorken (3), tardis (3), Morphidae (4), lizzy50usa (9), ReaderSally (11), skaplanolmsted (15), Deborama (43)

Score: 24.05

50
1,790 members, 18 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: juniperSun (3), jain (6), quondame (11), paradoxosalpha (12), Heather39 (13), BookDoc16 (14), absurdeist (20), Quaisior (35), markon (63), ejmam (76), SChant (155)1 more, lidaskoteina

Score: 23.94

Explanations:

juniperSun (3): They way I'd like to see society evolve

51
2,025 members, 100 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: pevka (2), ejmam (3), Peace2 (4), tilmar (5), dianeham (5), cek2read (9), skaplanolmsted (17), quondame (32), SChant (70), markon (79)

Score: 23.27

53
407 members, 21 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: timspalding (2), waltzmn (5), hipdeep (5), raychelbennet (7), quondame (8), CarltonC (9), Deborama (10), ManWithAnAgenda (19), markon (24), SChant (301)

Score: 22.79

54
1,810 members, 102 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: Superenigmatix (6), zmeischa (10), Dilara86 (10), Heather39 (12), RoboSchro (23), monkity (24), jain (29), quondame (31), gypsysmom (31), markon (37), skaplanolmsted (40)1 more, SChant (127)

Score: 22.36

55
2,183 members, 142 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: Superenigmatix (7), Dilara86 (8), Heather39 (11), zmeischa (11), monkity (23), RoboSchro (25), quondame (30), skaplanolmsted (38), markon (38), gypsysmom (43), jain (45)1 more, SChant (128)

Score: 22.07

56
1,593 members, 54 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: lorax (2), chlorine (3), DanClements (5), Christiana5 (7), Ling.Lass (8), Maddz (16), markon (22), andyl (36), SChant (50), quondame (136)

Score: 22.07

57
937 members, 26 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: Ling.Lass (5), Maddz (7), susanbooks (8), cek2read (8), Deborama (8), markon (23), tardis (30), ejmam (31), quondame (33), andyl (53), SChant (66)

Score: 22.06

58
1,197 members, 37 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: bkhl (4), ccs3 (4), anglemark (5), kleo (10), timetunnel (12), skaplanolmsted (22), jain (30), andyl (42), SChant (174), DGD

Score: 21.52

59
2,519 members, 84 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: JGoto (1), AthenaGracyk (3), Peace2 (6), IrishSue (11), kleo (12), ejmam (23), cek2read (25), Aquila (33), markon (35)

Score: 20.87

60
2,783 members, 86 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: RoboSchro (7), jain (7), zmeischa (9), YakkoRex (10), Morphidae (10), quondame (14), cek2read (18), Deborama (24), skaplanolmsted (36), Maddz (59)

Score: 20.62

61
1,030 members, 46 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: trollsdotter (1), juniperSun (4), cek2read (16), dianeham (21), skaplanolmsted (25), Quaisior (25), markon (30), quondame (36), ejmam (54), SChant (69)

Score: 20.48

Explanations:

juniperSun (4): affirmative story of an elder woman finally taking control of her life, being creative, enjoying nature, overcoming the inner voice that used to always tell her she was no good & has no power.… (more)

62
3,024 members, 64 reviews
4.46 stars (4.46 stars)

Lists: Quaisior (1), trollsdotter (6), Tremendamente (9), Subhome (11), quondame (13), zmeischa (14), YakkoRex (15), hoddybook (21), ejmam (94)

Score: 20.42

63
2,443 members, 64 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: SFF1928-1973 (6), YakkoRex (8), kleo (11), Superenigmatix (18), quondame (22), CarltonC (22), fuzzi (27), monkity (33), markon (40), lidaskoteina

Score: 20.16

64
6,364 members, 341 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: Morphidae (7), bibliopolitan (9), sturlington (11), aprille (12), zmeischa (12), raychelbennet (13), cek2read (22), skaplanolmsted (28), timetunnel (33), markon (64)

Score: 20.04

65
2,058 members, 43 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: waltzmn (3), Maddz (4), lquilter (8), lizzy50usa (10), markon (25), gypsysmom (26), Quaisior (28), Deborama (47), quondame (49), SChant (211)

Score: 19.88

66
733 members, 67 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: tamster008 (2), mooingzelda (8), RoboSchro (11), Brandy1411 (14), Superenigmatix (21), Heather39 (24), lizzy50usa (33), jain (41), Maddz (62), markon (86)

Score: 19.67

67
1,321 members, 96 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: terran (1), tamster008 (6), Heather39 (8), kara.shamy (9), Brandy1411 (13), quondame (28), fuzzi (29), markon (56), ejmam (93)

Score: 19.56

68
4,794 members, 32 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: trollsdotter (5), Ennas (6), kleo (8), cek2read (11), monkity (13), merrystar (13), gypsysmom (42), Maddz (54), markon (80), quondame (151)

Score: 19.54

69
491 members, 9 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: Quaisior (3), cek2read (14), monkity (14), lizzy50usa (16), andyl (16), skaplanolmsted (20), tardis (21), markon (28), quondame (57), SChant (65)

Score: 19.54

70
672 members, 10 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: anglemark (6), Maddz (6), hailelib (8), lizzy50usa (11), skaplanolmsted (24), cek2read (32), SChant (34), kleo (38), quondame (51), Aquila (59)

Score: 19.38

71
1,050 members, 21 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (2), kleo (9), monkity (11), paradoxosalpha (14), absurdeist (18), jain (31), Maddz (34), quondame (52), markon (83), SChant (157)

Score: 19.18

72
1,530 members, 110 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: terran (2), tamster008 (4), Heather39 (7), kara.shamy (10), Brandy1411 (15), quondame (29), fuzzi (30), markon (59), ejmam (92)

Score: 19.1

73
692 members, 19 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: yenforbooks (8), lizzy50usa (13), hailelib (15), Quaisior (24), Maddz (29), skaplanolmsted (30), tardis (33), ejmam (48), quondame (54), Nerilka

Score: 19.1

74
2,224 members, 44 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: juniperSun (2), elahrairah (4), bibliopolitan (5), cek2read (12), absurdeist (16), markon (27), Deborama (30), andyl (71), SChant (141)

Score: 19.02

Explanations:

juniperSun (2): while an older book, one of my first contacts w/feminist scifi, and a classic alternate future.

75
2,242 members, 59 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: cek2read (2), bibliopolitan (3), krazy4katz (4), ManWithAnAgenda (13), raychelbennet (17), Quaisior (22), SChant (31), Aquila (54)

Score: 18.33

76
857 members, 9 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Maddz (5), Quaisior (7), lquilter (9), lizzy50usa (15), cek2read (31), gypsysmom (36), Deborama (48), quondame (50), markon (61), SChant (280)

Score: 18.24

77
32,705 members, 1,460 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: ArdizzoneFan (4), RBeffa (5), FeleciaB (6), fuzzi (9), raychelbennet (10), chrisofspades (11), Brandy1411 (16), markon (87)

Score: 18.12

78
223 members, 10 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: kbuxton (7), anglemark (9), cek2read (10), karenb (10), Aquila (12), skaplanolmsted (19), Quaisior (20), andyl (50), quondame (138)

Score: 17.9

79
930 members, 68 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (4), Heather39 (10), yenforbooks (11), jain (22), fuzzi (23), lizzy50usa (23), quondame (27), markon (32), skaplanolmsted (35)

Score: 17.86

80
373 members, 9 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: fuzzi (2), hypatian_kat (3), Superenigmatix (20), quondame (21), CarltonC (21), RBeffa (30), monkity (34), lidaskoteina

Score: 17.78

81
36,352 members, 1,205 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Explanations:

ScarletBea (0): Not SF

lorax (0): Not science fiction. Mainstream fiction with some SF trappings.

sturlington (0): I don't consider this book to be science fiction.

sarahemmm (12): My opinion is that all SF is 'mainstream with SF trappings'. It is interesting on the confusion caused by unexpected TT.

82
917 members, 104 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: vwinsloe (2), susanbooks (6), dianeham (9), Brandy1411 (12), sturlington (17), ManWithAnAgenda (21), skaplanolmsted (31), SChant (82)

Score: 17.24

83
6,869 members, 533 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: elkiedee (7), LittleTaiko (7), zmeischa (13), kara.shamy (13), charl08 (15), hoddybook (23), Superenigmatix (34), DGD

Score: 17.2

84
690 members, 26 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: SFF1928-1973 (1), Michael.Rimmer (2), paradoxosalpha (7), ChrisRiesbeck (11), absurdeist (15), gypsysmom (18), quondame (132)

Score: 17.17

Explanations:

paradoxosalpha (7): As an SF author, Leigh Brackett is known for her planetary romances, which are indeed very fine. But this novel, perhaps her most lauded book-length work, involves a more serious and credible look at the future of our society.… (more)

85
1,729 members, 44 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ejmam (4), tardis (18), hoddybook (19), cek2read (21), Quaisior (23), Maddz (39), quondame (64), SChant (188), Nerilka

Score: 17.15

86
853 members, 19 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: sallypursell (1), ejmam (1), Quaisior (2), yenforbooks (10), cek2read (19), SChant (43)

Score: 17.09

87
473 members, 9 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: ReaderSally (1), tardis (10), yenforbooks (14), BookDoc16 (15), Superenigmatix (17), lizzy50usa (29), RBeffa (33), ejmam (71)

Score: 17.09

88
1,210 members, 20 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: soraki (2), merrystar (5), Peace2 (11), ManWithAnAgenda (18), skaplanolmsted (21), tardis (32), ejmam (42), Aquila (45)

Score: 16.84

89
555 members, 27 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: karenb (1), souloftherose (7), gypsysmom (21), Aquila (23), markon (31), skaplanolmsted (34), andyl (39), SChant (55)

Score: 16.58

90
382 members, 31 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: -pilgrim- (1), lizzy50usa (14), tardis (17), ejmam (19), jain (25), Maddz (46), SChant (51), quondame (65)

Score: 16.18

91
462 members, 22 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Ennas (5), merrystar (9), tardis (16), skaplanolmsted (26), Aquila (39), ejmam (43), Maddz (45), andyl (64), SChant (96)

Score: 16.16

92
432 members, 8 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: -pilgrim- (2), FeleciaB (7), ReaderSally (15), kleo (19), fuzzi (22), lizzy50usa (35), Maddz (56), SChant (198)

Score: 15.79

93
2,085 members, 23 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: drsabs (1), Leisler (1), sallypursell (2), Morphidae (6), Superenigmatix (27)

Score: 15.67

94
1,758 members, 46 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: tilmar (6), quondame (10), bibliopolitan (11), timetunnel (14), Heather39 (15), kleo (20), markon (58), SChant (125)

Score: 15.64

95
745 members, 31 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: lorax (1), Aquila (7), kara.shamy (8), karenb (17), ejmam (36), andyl (57), quondame (61)

Score: 15.33

96
861 members, 18 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: tardis (2), Quaisior (9), lizzy50usa (12), cek2read (13), Maddz (22), skaplanolmsted (32), ejmam (38)

Score: 15.07

97
1,602 members, 56 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: chlorine (7), BookDoc16 (16), Superenigmatix (22), Aquila (32), kleo (39), ejmam (45), markon (46), SChant (107), quondame (156)

Score: 15.04

98
2,818 members, 146 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: sallypursell (3), Morphidae (9), sturlington (12), raychelbennet (14), PaperbackPirate (15), hoddybook (20), markon (50)

Score: 14.99

99
650 members, 46 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: wookiebender (1), Aquila (3), sallypursell (4), souloftherose (10), andyl (54), SChant (149)

Score: 14.74

100
1,142 members, 21 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: soraki (1), jain (5), ManWithAnAgenda (10), merrystar (16), lizzy50usa (17), skaplanolmsted (33)

Score: 14.56

All members' list: [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 8Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date

About this list

Started by: megbmore (March 1)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

Related tags

adventure (2,810) dragons (3,580) dystopia (14,368) dystopian (5,450) ebook (5,833) fantasy (42,740) fiction (75,966) historical fiction (3,834) Kindle (3,389) magic (2,731) novel (7,687) own (2,685) Pern (2,736) post-apocalyptic (3,572) read (9,840) romance (5,562) science fiction (101,801) series (5,894) sf (15,279) sff (5,404) survival (2,711) time travel (9,113) to-read (46,754) YA (7,343) young adult (10,971)