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Speculative Fiction: Slipstream Literature

Description: This list was created at Readercon 2007. I have added some later works by the same authors that would also qualify. Thumbs up books you would recommend; thumbs down books not worth reading.

Members: 13 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
40,233 members, 642 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: krazy4katz (1), andomck (2), amanda4242 (2), merrystar (6), krisa (6), ahef1963 (8), ManWithAnAgenda (34)

2
10,492 members, 172 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: andomck (1), thecoroner (2), ahef1963 (4), amanda4242 (5), krisa (5), aulsmith (16), ManWithAnAgenda (33)

3
36,998 members, 1,060 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: krisa (1), krazy4katz (3), amanda4242 (3), ahef1963 (10), thecoroner (14), ManWithAnAgenda (32)

4
17,779 members, 387 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), aulsmith (1), krazy4katz (2), krisa (2)

5
15,448 members, 372 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (1), krisa (3), krazy4katz (4), ahef1963 (12), thecoroner (13)

6
7,692 members, 369 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (2), andomck (3), ahef1963 (5), amanda4242 (7), aulsmith (12)

Explanations:

aulsmith (12): This is a good book, but I think it's fairly straight-forward horror, rather than slipstream

7
23,055 members, 542 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: merrystar (1), andomck (4), amanda4242 (8), krisa (17), ManWithAnAgenda (31)

8
9,719 members, 408 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2), ahef1963 (3), krisa (4), krazy4katz (5)

9
21,591 members, 311 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1), kara.shamy (2), aulsmith (15), ahef1963 (19)

Explanations:

aulsmith (15): If you don't take it too seriously or worry too much about what it all means, this is a pretty good book. I'm not sure what's slipstream about it.… (more)

10
3,088 members, 80 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), andomck (9), aulsmith (13), krisa (28), ManWithAnAgenda (30)

11
11,716 members, 150 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), amanda4242 (6), thecoroner (7), aulsmith (14), ManWithAnAgenda (29)

Thumbs down: krisa

12
11,807 members, 365 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: krisa (10), ahef1963 (14), thecoroner (15), andomck (16), ManWithAnAgenda (28)

13
11,360 members, 235 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: merrystar (3), thecoroner (4), andomck (7), krisa (34)

14
12,214 members, 319 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: andomck (5), krisa (11), aulsmith (11), ManWithAnAgenda (27)

15
20,446 members, 266 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (1), krazy4katz (6), andomck (10), ManWithAnAgenda (26)

Thumbs down: ahef1963

16
13,222 members, 338 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (4), amanda4242 (4), thecoroner (22)

17
16,559 members, 349 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: andomck (6), thecoroner (12), ahef1963 (21)

18
40,295 members, 609 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: merrystar (4), andomck (11), thecoroner (17), krisa (78)

Thumbs down: kara.shamy

19
9,131 members, 149 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: Tomleesteenboek (1), thecoroner (8), amanda4242 (11), krisa (35)

Thumbs down: ManWithAnAgenda, aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I couldn't get past page 10

20
6,719 members, 380 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (9), andomck (17), ahef1963 (18), ManWithAnAgenda (25)

Thumbs down: merrystar

21
3,337 members, 71 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10), ManWithAnAgenda (24), krisa (24)

Explanations:

aulsmith (10): This isn't as profound as Delany wants it to be, but it does offer an entree into the hidden world of sexual minorities.

22
5,643 members, 172 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: krisa (13), andomck (19), ManWithAnAgenda (23)

23
1,291 members, 17 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: mkbird (1), krisa (31)

24
10,062 members, 271 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: andomck (20), ManWithAnAgenda (22), krisa (22)

25
8,485 members, 164 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (21), krisa (21), andomck (24)

26
8,696 members, 293 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (20), andomck (22), krisa (36)

27
5,550 members, 329 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (19), andomck (23), krisa (39)

28
700 members, 19 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (18), andomck (25), krisa (50)

29
697 members, 21 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: mkbird (2), krisa (33)

30
8,335 members, 184 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: merrystar (2), krisa (37)

31
2,549 members, 89 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (5), thecoroner (9)

32
37,241 members, 1,228 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: krisa (7), ahef1963 (7)

33
954 members, 40 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: merrystar (5), mkbird (11)

34
819 members, 29 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4), krisa (16)

35
1,279 members, 43 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: mkbird (4), ManWithAnAgenda (17)

36
676 members, 16 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (7), mkbird (10)

37
462 members, 15 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: mkbird (6), amanda4242 (14)

38
10,172 members, 175 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: krazy4katz (7), andomck (12)

39
20,499 members, 888 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: krisa (9), ahef1963 (11), ManWithAnAgenda (16)

Thumbs down: amanda4242

40
40,478 members, 966 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: krazy4katz (8), kara.shamy (14), ManWithAnAgenda (15)

Thumbs down: ahef1963

41
10,474 members, 193 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6), krisa (19)

42
4,775 members, 53 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (6), thecoroner (10), krisa (40)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): There's a movie of this, believe it or not, and I did enjoy watching the Liffey flow and hearing parts of this read, but I'd never bother to try and read it through as a novel.… (more)

43
857 members, 15 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5), krisa (32)

44
3,888 members, 112 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: andomck (8), ahef1963 (17)

45
12,377 members, 869 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (12), ManWithAnAgenda (14)

46
3,437 members, 240 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (13), amanda4242 (13)

47
3,211 members, 95 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (10), krisa (23)

48
15,658 members, 504 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13), andomck (18)

49
10,808 members, 128 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (11), ahef1963 (22)

50
9,869 members, 131 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (12), thecoroner (20)

51
20,261 members, 379 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (9), ahef1963 (20), andomck (26)

Thumbs down: krisa

52
2,376 members, 43 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (11), krisa (26)

53
9,365 members, 156 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (1), thecoroner (18)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): The atmosphere-to-plot ratio was too high for me.

54
813 members, 19 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (8), krisa (47)

55
2,684 members, 105 reviews
3.23 stars (3.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24), krisa (25)

56
1,932 members, 48 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: andomck (21), krisa (30)

57
2,222 members, 53 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25), krisa (27)

58
648 members, 10 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (16), krisa (55)

59
3,710 members, 63 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (3)

60
3,296 members, 165 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (3)

61
2,134 members, 56 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: mkbird (3)

62
211 members, 8 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3)

63
6,802 members, 83 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (4)

64
4,650 members, 65 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5)

65
486 members, 6 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: mkbird (5)

66
6,089 members, 98 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (6), ahef1963 (16)

Thumbs down: krisa

67
653 members, 6 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (7)

68
292 members, 1 review
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: mkbird (7)

69
30,986 members, 1,346 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: krisa (8)

70
1,029 members, 44 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8)

71
600 members, 5 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (8)

72
255 members, 6 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: mkbird (8)

73
7,403 members, 561 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (9)

74
933 members, 32 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (9)

Explanations:

aulsmith (9): A little slow in the middle, but the end is worth it.

75
179 members, 9 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: mkbird (9)

76
1,935 members, 127 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (10)

77
1,129 members, 67 reviews
3.47 stars (3.47 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (11)

78
6,660 members, 348 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: krisa (12)

79
1,096 members, 65 reviews
2.85 stars (2.85 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (12)

80
6,244 members, 130 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: andomck (13)

81
279 members, 30 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (13)

82
3,050 members, 148 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: krisa (15)

83
2,857 members, 47 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (15)

84
573 members, 20 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: amanda4242 (16)

87
15,046 members, 1,170 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: krisa (20)

88
6,284 members, 159 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23)

89
4,791 members, 33 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (23)

90
24,976 members, 729 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (7), krisa (77)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Some good stuff here and there, but long and short on plot.

91
1,769 members, 64 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: krisa (29)

92
4,676 members, 120 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: krisa (38)

93
3,843 members, 106 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: krisa (41)

94
7,615 members, 273 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: krisa (43)

95
1,072 members, 20 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: krisa (44)

96
1,134 members, 62 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: krisa (45)

97
796 members, 20 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: krisa (46)

98
809 members, 16 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: krisa (48)

99
728 members, 17 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: krisa (49)

100
580 members, 15 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: krisa (51)

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Started by: sturlington (September 2014)

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