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

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