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

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