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

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