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NPR Summer 2021: 50 Favorite Sci-Fi And Fantasy Books Of The Past Decade

Type: Preset list created by ansate

Description: https://www.npr.org/2021/08/18/1027159166/best-books-science-fiction-fantasy-past-decade

Members: 8 participating members (show all)

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1
4,970 members, 329 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (1), jain (1), ansate (1), gypsysmom (2), Aquila (2), sturlington (6)

Score: 21.28

2
9,287 members, 698 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), sturlington (2), Aquila (3), gypsysmom (4), jain (15), ansate (37)

Score: 16.89

3
5,918 members, 299 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (1), ahef1963 (2), ManWithAnAgenda (2), Aquila (5), jain (6), ansate (36)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 15.59

4
3,625 members, 249 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Aquila (1), ManWithAnAgenda (1), jain (3), sturlington (11), ansate (47)

Score: 14.76

5
14,866 members, 1,132 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), Tafadhali (4), gypsysmom (8), sturlington (9), Aquila (9), ansate (49)

Score: 14.38

6
6,356 members, 324 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (3), ManWithAnAgenda (3), Tafadhali (6), Aquila (6), ansate (34)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 10.85

7
2,955 members, 165 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (2), jain (2), Aquila (17), ansate (17)

Score: 10.67

8
3,848 members, 276 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), gypsysmom (9), jain (14), Aquila (20), ansate (24)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 8.9

9
5,032 members, 316 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), Aquila (4), ansate (31)

Score: 8.52

10
610 members, 40 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ansate (2), jain (8), Aquila (10)

Score: 7.99

11
1,759 members, 86 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (5), ansate (7), jain (10), Aquila (12)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 7.53

12
1,630 members, 136 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (5), jain (7), ansate (10)

Score: 7.38

13
2,320 members, 203 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), Aquila (8), sturlington (10), ansate (25)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 7.09

Explanations:

jain (0): The first novella is decent, the rest of the series much less so.

14
909 members, 65 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (6), ansate (8), Aquila (13)

Score: 7.04

15
3,233 members, 171 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (5), ansate (13), Aquila (16)

Score: 6.78

16
1,120 members, 47 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (7), ansate (12), Aquila (15)

Score: 6.64

17
2,093 members, 95 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: jain (9), Aquila (18), ansate (18)

Score: 6.19

18
2,640 members, 242 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (3), ManWithAnAgenda (4), Aquila (7), ansate (28)

Thumbs down: jain, sturlington

Score: 6.07

Explanations:

jain (0): Great concept, but lackluster execution for most of the series.

19
2,406 members, 126 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: jain (12), Aquila (24), ansate (33)

Score: 5.63

20
480 members, 26 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (11), Aquila (28), ansate (44)

Score: 5.49

21
2,558 members, 97 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ansate (6), jain (11), Aquila (11)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 4.95

22
1,941 members, 92 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: sturlington (3), ansate (20)

Score: 4.93

23
7,481 members, 371 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: sturlington (5), ansate (14)

Score: 4.74

24
1,293 members, 60 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: jain (4), ansate (35)

Score: 4.47

Explanations:

jain (4): Uneven first novel, but a fantastic series.

25
2,757 members, 156 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: sturlington (8), ansate (15)

Score: 4.41

26
1,523 members, 84 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: sturlington (4), ansate (43)

Score: 4.39

27
986 members, 63 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: sturlington (7), ansate (23)

Score: 4.29

28
923 members, 50 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: ansate (11), Aquila (14)

Score: 4.26

29
2,292 members, 162 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: jain (5), Aquila (30), ansate (46)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 3.92

30
1,608 members, 109 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (10), Aquila (21), ansate (26)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 3.89

31
767 members, 35 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: Aquila (19), ansate (22)

Score: 3.76

32
1,521 members, 103 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: jain (13), ansate (50)

Score: 3.61

33
2,312 members, 104 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: Aquila (22), ansate (27)

Score: 3.6

34
804 members, 31 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Aquila (23), ansate (29)

Score: 3.55

35
86 members, 4 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: Aquila (29), ansate (45)

Score: 3.27

36
711 members, 12 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ansate (3)

Score: 3.04

37
5,450 members, 270 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), ansate (9)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 2.87

38
1,146 members, 41 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ansate (4)

Score: 2.83

39
5,631 members, 296 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ansate (5)

Score: 2.68

40
1,248 members, 54 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: ansate (16)

Score: 2

41
646 members, 32 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ansate (19)

Score: 1.92

42
4,280 members, 230 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: ansate (21)

Score: 1.87

43
1,896 members, 50 reviews
3.28 stars (3.28 stars)

Lists: ansate (30)

Score: 1.71

44
579 members, 54 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: ansate (32)

Score: 1.68

45
1,154 members, 77 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ansate (40)

Score: 1.59

46
596 members, 28 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: ansate (42)

Score: 1.57

47
1,936 members, 100 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ansate (48)

Score: 1.52

48
891 members, 61 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: Aquila (27), ansate (41)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 1.34

49
2,090 members, 138 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: Aquila (25), ansate (38)

Thumbs down: jain, sturlington

Score: -0.6

50
2,387 members, 93 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: Aquila (26), ansate (39)

Thumbs down: jain, sturlington

Score: -0.63

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Started by: ansate (August 2021)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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