100 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime

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  1. 1984 - George Orwell
  2. 2001: a Space Odyssey - Arthur C. Clarke
  3. A Canticle for Leibowitz - Walter M. Miller Jr.
  4. A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) - George R. R. Martin
  5. A Wizard of Earthsea (The Earthsea Cycle) - Ursula K. Le Guin
  6. A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet) - Madeleine L’Engle
  7. Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs Novels) - Richard K. Morgan
  8. American Gods - Neil Gaiman
  9. Among Others (Hugo Award Winner – Best Novel) - Jo Walton
  10. Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch) - Ann Leckie
  11. Annihilation: A Novel (The Southern Reach Trilogy) - Jeff VanderMeer
  12. Assassin’s Apprentice (The Farseer Trilogy, Book 1) - Robin Hobb
  13. Blood Music - Greg Bear
  14. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
  15. Childhood’s End - Arthur C. Clarke
  16. Cloud Atlas: A Novel- David Mitchell
  17. Daughter of the Blood (Black Jewels, Book 1) - Anne Bishop
  18. Dhalgren - Samuel R. Delany
  19. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - Philip K. Dick
  20. Doomsday Book - Connie Willis
  21. Dragonflight (Dragonriders of Pern – Volume 1) - Anne McCaffrey
  22. Dune - Frank Herbert
  23. Ender’s Game (The Ender Quintet) - Orson Scott Card
  24. Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
  25. Foreigner (10th Anniversary Edition) - C. J. Cherryh
  26. Frankenstein - Mary Shelley
  27. Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch - Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
  28. Graceling - Kristin Cashore
  29. Grass - Sheri S. Tepper
  30. Guilty Pleasures (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter: Book 1) - Laurell K. Hamilton
  31. H. P. Lovecraft: Tales (Library of America) - H. P. Lovecraft
  32. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone - J.K. Rowling
  33. How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe: A Novel - Charles Yu
  34. Howl’s Moving Castle - Diana Wynne Jones
  35. Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos) - Dan Simmons
  36. I Am Legend - Richard Matheson
  37. I, Robot - Isaac Asimov
  38. Interview with the Vampire - Anne Rice
  39. Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell: A Novel - Susanna Clarke
  40. Kindred - Octavia E. Butler
  41. Kushiel’s Dart (Kushiel’s Legacy) - Jacqueline Carey
  42. Lord Foul’s Bane (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever, Book 1) - Stephen R. Donaldson
  43. Neuromancer - William Gibson
  44. Nights at the Circus - Angela Carter
  45. Old Man’s War - John Scalzi
  46. Outlander - Diana Gabaldon
  47. Pawn of Prophecy (Belgariad) - David Eddings
  48. Perdido Street Station - China Miéville
  49. Ready Player One: A Novel - Ernest Cline
  50. Red Mars (Mars Trilogy) - Kim Stanley Robinson
  51. Red Rising - Pierce Brown
  52. Riddle-Master - Patricia A. McKillip
  53. Ringworld (A Del Rey book) - Larry Niven
  54. Sabriel (Old Kingdom) - Garth Nix
  55. Sandman Slim: A Novel - Richard Kadrey
  56. Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut
  57. Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson
  58. Solaris - Stanislaw Lem
  59. Starship Troopers - Robert A. Heinlein
  60. Stories of Your Life and Others - Ted Chiang
  61. Stranger in a Strange Land - Robert A. Heinlein
  62. The Colour of Magic (Discworld) - Terry Pratchett
  63. The Curse of Chalion (Chalion series) - Lois McMaster Bujold
  64. The Dark is Rising (The Dark is Rising Sequence) - Susan Cooper
  65. The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle) - Ursula K. Le Guin
  66. The Dragonbone Chair: Book One of Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn - Tad Williams
  67. The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) - Robert Jordan
  68. The Forever War - Joe Haldeman
  69. The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
  70. The Golem and the Jinni: A Novel (P.S.) - Helene Wecker
  71. The Gunslinger: (The Dark Tower. 1) - Stephen King
  72. The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood
  73. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
  74. The Hobbit - J. R. R. Tolkien
  75. The Hunger Games (Book 1) - Suzanne Collins
  76. The Last Unicorn - Peter S. Beagle
  77. The Left Hand of Darkness (Ace Science Fiction) - Ursula K. Le Guin
  78. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 2) - C. S. Lewis
  79. The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary, One Vol. Edition - J.R.R. Tolkien
  80. The Magicians: A Novel (Magicians Trilogy) - Lev Grossman
  81. The Martian - Andy Weir
  82. The Martian Chronicles - Ray Bradbury
  83. The Mists of Avalon - Marion Zimmer Bradley
  84. The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicle) - Patrick Rothfuss
  85. The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern’s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure - William Goldman
  86. The Road - Cormac McCarthy
  87. The Rook: A Novel - Daniel O’Malley
  88. The Sparrow: A Novel (Ballantine Reader’s Circle) - Mary Doria Russell
  89. The Speed of Dark (Ballantine Reader’s Circle) - Elizabeth Moon
  90. The Stars My Destination - Alfred Bester
  91. The Sword of Shannara - Terry Brooks
  92. The Time Machine - H. G. Wells
  93. The Time Traveler’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
  94. The Way of Kings (Stormlight Archive, The) - Brandon Sanderson
  95. The Windup Girl - Paolo Bacigalupi
  96. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea - Jules Verne
  97. Uglies - Scott Westerfeld
  98. Uprooted - Naomi Novik
  99. Wool - Hugh Howey
  100. World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War - Max Brooks




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