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

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