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100 Best Books - Science Fiction, Fantasy, Literature and More.

A List of the Best Books

Looking for the best novels to read? Need a new science fiction or fantasy book to satisfy you? Want to give your opinion on the best and worst books out there? Then this page is for you! Help us create a community based list of the 100 best books and novels in all categories - science fiction, fantasy, mystery, literature, horror, children and much more. Everyone is encouraged to share their opinions of the books they have read.

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Rank Title Author Type Genre Avg Score # of Votes
1 Ender's Game Orson Scott Card Indiv. Science Fiction 10.00 11
2 Fablehaven Brandon Mull Indiv. Fantasy 10.00 5
3 Twilight Stephenie Meyer Indiv. Thriller 10.00 4
4 Cirque du Freak Darren Shan Series Fantasy 10.00 3
5 Eclipse Stephenie Meyer Indiv. Thriller 10.00 3
6 Wolves in the Walls Neil Gaiman Indiv. Fantasy 10.00 3
7 Elfstones of Shannara Terry Brooks Indiv. Fantasy 10.00 2
8 The Dragonriders of Pern: Dragonflight Anne McCaffrey Indiv. Fantasy 10.00 2
9 Believing Christ Stephen E. Robinson Indiv. Religion 10.00 2
10 Maximum Ride James Patterson Series Thriller 10.00 2
11 Coraline Neil Gaiman Indiv. Thriller 10.00 1
12 The Journey From Abandonment To Healing Susan Anderson Indiv. Inspirational 10.00 1
13 Pendragon D.J. MacHale Series Adventure 10.00 1
14 Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae Steven Pressfield Indiv. Historical Fiction 10.00 1
15 Starship Troopers Robert Heinlein Indiv. Science Fiction 10.00 1
16 Self-Editing for Fiction Writers Renni Brown Indiv. Non-fiction 10.00 1
17 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Mildred Taylor Indiv. Children 10.00 1
18 War of the Rats David Robbins Indiv. Historical Fiction 10.00 1
19 The Cuckoo's Egg Cliff Stoll Indiv. Non-fiction 10.00 1
20 Flags of Our Fathers James Bradley Indiv. Biography 10.00 1
21 Gandhi: His Life and Message for the World Louis Fischer Indiv. Non-fiction 10.00 1
22 Ringworld Larry Niven Indiv. Science Fiction 10.00 1
23 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows J.K. Rowlings Indiv. Fantasy 9.75 4
24 Harry Potter J.K. Rowling Series Fantasy 9.71 7
25 The Chronicles of Amber Roger Zelazny Series Fantasy 9.67 3
26 Sphere Michael Crichton Indiv. Science Fiction 9.67 3
27 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix J.K. Rowling Indiv. Fantasy 9.67 3
28 The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien Indiv. Fantasy 9.67 3
29 Chronicles of Thomas Covenant Stephen R. Donaldson Series Fantasy 9.60 5
30 Lord of the Rings J.R.R. Tolkien Series Fantasy 9.50 4
31 The Black Company Glen Cook Series Fantasy 9.50 4
32 Lost Boys Orson Card Indiv. Horror 9.50 2
33 Legend David Gemmell Series Fantasy 9.50 2
34 Armor John Steakley Indiv. Science Fiction 9.50 2
35 The Forever War Joe Haldeman Indiv. Science Fiction 9.50 2
36 The Alliance Gerald Lund Indiv. Science Fiction 9.50 2
37 Artemis Fowl Eoin Colfer Series Fantasy 9.50 2
38 The Princess Bride William Goldman Indiv. Adventure 9.50 2
39 Homebody: A Novel Orson Card Indiv. Horror 9.50 2
40 The Sword of Truth Terry Goodkind Series Fantasy 9.33 3
41 New Moon Stephenie Meyer Indiv. Thriller 9.33 3
42 Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban J.K. Rowling Indiv. Fantasy 9.33 3
43 Children of the Red King Jenny Nimmo Series Fantasy 9.33 3
44 Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoevsky Indiv. Classic Literature 9.33 3
45 Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone J.K. Rowling Indiv. Fantasy 9.33 3
46 Eragon Christopher Paolini Indiv. Fantasy 9.25 4
47 The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood Howard Pyle Indiv. Classic Literature 9.20 5
48 Eldest Christopher Paolini Indiv. Fantasy 9.00 4
49 To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee Indiv. Classic Literature 9.00 4
50 Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbus Orson Card Indiv. Science Fiction 9.00 4
51 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets J.K. Rowling Indiv. Fantasy 9.00 3
52 A Fire Upon the Deep Vernor Vinge Indiv. Science Fiction 9.00 3
53 A Wizard of Earthsea Ursula K. Le Guin Indiv. Fantasy 9.00 3
54 The Mote in God's Eye Larry Niven Indiv. Science Fiction 9.00 2
55 Perdido Street Station China Mieville Indiv. Science Fiction 9.00 2
56 Treasure Box Orson Card Indiv. Horror 9.00 2
57 Hyperion Dan Simmons Indiv. Science Fiction 9.00 2
58 The Fall of Hyperion Dan Simmons Indiv. Science Fiction 9.00 2
59 Alas Babylon Pat Frank Indiv. Science Fiction 9.00 2
60 I Love You Stinky Face Lisa McCourt Indiv. Children 9.00 2
61 Shadow and Claw Gene Wolfe Indiv. Science Fiction 9.00 2
62 A Game of Thrones George R.R. Martin Indiv. Fantasy 9.00 2
63 Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad William Craig Indiv. Non-fiction 9.00 2
64 The Runaway Jury John Grisham Indiv. Thriller 9.00 2
65 The Eyes of the Dragon Stephen King Indiv. Fantasy 9.00 1
66 The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich William Shirer Indiv. Non-fiction 9.00 1
67 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl Indiv. Children 9.00 1
68 Dread Empire's Fall Walter Williams Series Science Fiction 9.00 1
69 Candy Shop War Brandon Mull Indiv. Adventure 9.00 1
70 I Am Legend Richard Matheson Indiv. Science Fiction 9.00 1
71 The Virtues of War: A Novel of Alexander the Great Steven Pressfield Indiv. Historical Fiction 9.00 1
72 Chasm City Alastair Reynolds Indiv. Science Fiction 9.00 1
73 Dragon Rider Cornelia Funke Indiv. Fantasy 9.00 1
74 The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne Indiv. Classic Literature 9.00 1
75 The Day of the Triffids John Wyndham Indiv. Science Fiction 9.00 1
76 The Illustrated Man Ray Bradbury Indiv. Science Fiction 9.00 1
77 Mort Terry Pratchett Indiv. Fantasy 9.00 1
78 Red Storm Rising Tom Clancy Indiv. Thriller 9.00 1
79 The End of War David Robbins Indiv. Historical Fiction 9.00 1
80 Cry of The Ice Mark (The Icemark chronicles) Stuart Hill Series Fantasy 9.00 1
81 Animal Farm George Orwell Indiv. Classic Literature 8.80 5
82 Dune Frank Herbert Indiv. Science Fiction 8.67 3
83 The Firm John Grisham Indiv. General Fiction 8.67 3
84 Timeline Michael Crichton Indiv. Science Fiction 8.67 3
85 Dracula Bram Stoker Indiv. Classic Literature 8.60 5
86 Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince J.K. Rowling Indiv. Fantasy 8.50 4
87 Startide Rising David Brin Series Science Fiction 8.50 2
88 The Lions of al Rassan Guy Kay Indiv. Fantasy 8.50 2
89 The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories H.P. Lovecraft Indiv. Horror 8.50 2
90 The Taking Dean Koontz Indiv. Horror 8.50 2
91 Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe Indiv. Classic Literature 8.50 2
92 Revelation Space Alastair Reynolds Series Science Fiction 8.50 2
93 Gateway Frederik Pohl Series Science Fiction 8.50 2
94 Watchmen Alan Moore Indiv. Science Fiction 8.50 2
95 The Prydain Chronicles Lloyd Alexander Series Fantasy 8.50 2
96 Prey Michael Crichton Indiv. Science Fiction 8.50 2
97 False Memory Dean Koontz Indiv. Horror 8.50 2
98 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams Indiv. Science Fiction 8.50 2
99 The Bartimaeus Trilogy Jonathan Stroud Series Fantasy 8.50 2
100 Interview with the Vampire Anne Rice Indiv. Horror 8.33 3
101 Odd Thomas Dean Koontz Indiv. Horror 8.00 3
102 The Andromeda Strain Michael Crichton Indiv. Science Fiction 8.00 2
103 A Canticle for Liebowitz Walter M. Miller Jr. Indiv. Science Fiction 8.00 2
104 The Iliad Homer Indiv. Classic Literature 8.00 2
105 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson Indiv. Classic Literature 8.00 2
106 Congo Michael Crichton Indiv. General Fiction 8.00 2
107 Foundation Isaac Asimov Indiv. Science Fiction 8.00 2
108 The Postman David Brin Indiv. Science Fiction 8.00 1
109 Forever Odd Dean Koontz Indiv. Horror 8.00 1
110 All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque Indiv. Classic Literature 8.00 1
111 I am the Cheese Robert Cormier Indiv. Thriller 8.00 1
112 Earth Abides George Stewart Indiv. Science Fiction 8.00 1
113 The Brethren John Grisham Indiv. General Fiction 8.00 1
114 The Uplift War David Brin Series Science Fiction 8.00 1
115 The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas Indiv. Classic Literature 8.00 1
116 The Gunslinger Stephen King Series Fantasy 8.00 1
117 The Color of Magic Terry Pratchett Indiv. Fantasy 8.00 1
118 Great Expectations Charles Dickens Indiv. Classic Literature 8.00 1
119 1984 George Orwell Indiv. Classic Literature 8.00 1
120 The Moon is a Harsh Mistress Robert Heinlein Indiv. Science Fiction 8.00 1
121 Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom Cory Doctorow Indiv. Science Fiction 8.00 1
122 Phantoms Dean Koontz Indiv. Horror 8.00 1
123 The Odyssey Homer Indiv. Classic Literature 8.00 1
124 Ilium Dan Simmons Indiv. Science Fiction 8.00 1
125 Redwall Brian Jacques Indiv. Fantasy 8.00 1
126 The Last Citadel David Robbins Indiv. Historical Fiction 8.00 1
127 Emotional Intelligence Daniel Goleman Indiv. Non-fiction 8.00 1
128 The Eyes of Darkness Dean Koontz Indiv. Horror 8.00 1
129 The Belgariad David and Leigh Eddings Series Fantasy 8.00 1
130 Island of the Blue Dolphins Scott O'Dell Indiv. Classic Literature 7.50 4
131 Lord of the Flies William Golding Indiv. Classic Literature 7.50 4
132 BattleField Earth L. Ron Hubbard Indiv. Science Fiction 7.50 2
133 Neuromancer William Gibson Indiv. Science Fiction 7.50 2
134 The Thief Lord Cornelia Funke Indiv. Fantasy 7.50 2
135 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Jules Vern Indiv. Classic Literature 7.50 2
136 A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens Indiv. Classic Literature 7.25 4
137 The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown Indiv. General Fiction 7.00 3
138 Eaters of the Dead Michael Crichton Indiv. Historical Fiction 7.00 3
139 Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus John Gray Indiv. Non-fiction 7.00 2
140 Candide Voltaire Indiv. Classic Literature 7.00 2
141 Pawn of Prophecy David Eddings Indiv. Fantasy 7.00 2
142 The Terminal Man Michael Crichton Indiv. Thriller 7.00 2
143 Enchantment Orson Scott Card Indiv. Fantasy 7.00 1
144 Forever Peace Joe Haldeman Indiv. Science Fiction 7.00 1
145 The Wanderer Fritz Leiber Indiv. Science Fiction 7.00 1
146 The Hades Factor Robert Ludlum Indiv. Thriller 7.00 1
147 A Talent for War Jack McDevitt Indiv. Science Fiction 7.00 1
148 Damnation Alley Roger Zelazny Indiv. Science Fiction 7.00 1
149 The Time Machine H.G. Wells Indiv. Classic Literature 7.00 1
150 Shadowfires Dean Koontz Indiv. Horror 7.00 1
151 The Inferno Dante Alighieri Indiv. Classic Literature 7.00 1
152 Recursion Tony Ballantyne Series Science Fiction 7.00 1
153 The Husband Dean Koontz Indiv. Thriller 7.00 1
154 Knights of Dark Renown David Gemmell Indiv. Fantasy 7.00 1
155 The Runes of Earth Stephen R. Donaldson Series Fantasy 7.00 1
156 Moby Dick Herman Melville Indiv. Classic Literature 7.00 1
157 Sundiver David Brin Series Science Fiction 7.00 1
158 Wicked Gregory Maguire Indiv. Fantasy 7.00 1
159 Inkheart Cornelia Funke Indiv. Fantasy 6.50 2
160 Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire J.K. Rowling Indiv. Fantasy 6.00 2
161 Shadow K.J. Parker Indiv. Fantasy 6.00 1
162 Wyrms Orson Card Indiv. Fantasy 6.00 1
163 Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Ann Brashares Indiv. Adventure 6.00 1
164 Rising Sun Michael Crichton Indiv. Crime Fiction 6.00 1
165 Inkspell Cornelia Funke Indiv. Fantasy 5.25 4
166 The Wheel of Time Robert Jordan Series Fantasy 5.00 2
167 At First Sight Nicholas Sparks Indiv. Romance 5.00 1
168 Lord of Light Roger Zelazny Indiv. Science Fiction 5.00 1
169 Magic Street Orson Card Indiv. Fantasy 5.00 1
170 The Song of the Lark Willa Cather Indiv. Classic Literature 5.00 1
171 Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad Indiv. Classic Literature 4.75 4
172 The Phantom Tollbooth Norton Juster Indiv. Adventure 2.00 1
173 Honeymoon James Patterson Indiv. Fantasy 2.00 1

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