Science Fiction

Sub-Genres of Science Fiction

 

Featured Titles:

    2001 A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clark

An essential member of your crew is Hal, the electronic, almost-human brain that ceaselessly guides your course. On the Earth colonized Moon, deep in the crater Tycho, a discovery has been made that has shattered the human concept of the universe. You are journeying towards something. You do not know what it is. You only know it has been waiting for man to find it for four million years.

Year: 1968
Genre: Science Fiction

    A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

The first book of the Barsoom series, A Princess of Mars was published first as a serialization in 1912 and then as a novel in 1917.

Year: 1912
Genre: Science Fiction

    Double Star by Robert A. Heinlein

"Lorenzo the Great" -a down-and-out actor wasting the remainder of his life in bars, encounters a space-pilot who offers him a drink, before he knows what is going on, he is on Mars involved in a deep conspiracy with global consequences. He is given a mission where failure would not only mean his own death, it would almost certainly mean an all-out planetary war.

Year: 1956
Genre: Science Fiction

    Dune by Frank Herbert

A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism and politics, Dune won the first Nebula Award, shared the Hugo Award, and formed the basis of what is undoubtedly the grandest epic in science fiction.

Year: 1965
Genre: Science Fiction

    I, Robot by Isaac Asimov

This classic science fiction masterwork by Isaac Asimov weaves stories about robots, humanity, and the deep questions of existence into a novel of shocking intelligence and heart.

Year: 1950
Genre: Science Fiction

    Nightfall by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg

Isaac Asimov's short story "Nightfall" first appeared in 1941. It has since become recognized as a classic, its author a legend. But the short story isn't the whole story. Now, Dr. Asimov has teamed with multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winner Robert Silverberg to explore and expand one of the most awe-inspiring concepts in the history of science fiction.

Year: 1941
Genre: Science Fiction

    Recursion by Blake Crouch

Reality is broken. At first, it looks like a disease. An epidemic that spreads through no known means, driving its victims mad with memories of a life they never lived. But the force that's sweeping the world is no pathogen. It's just the first shock wave, unleashed by a stunning discovery--and what's in jeopardy is not our minds but the very fabric of time itself.

Year: 2019
Genre: Science FictionTechnological Thriller

 

Selected Titles:

TitleAuthorSeriesTags

The Other Log of Phileas Fogg: The Cosmic Truth Behind Jules Verne's Fiction
1984 George Orwell
2001 A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clark
A Case of Conscience James Blish
A Princess of Mars Edgar Rice Burroughs BARSOOMMARS
Agent to the Stars John Scalzi ALIENS, HOLLYWOOD
Animal Farm George Orwell UPRISING
Armada Ernest Cline ALIEN INVASION
Caves of Steel Isaac Asimov ROBOT SERIES
Children of Dune Frank Herbert DUNE SAGA
Dark Design Philip Jose Farmer RIVERWORLD
Dark Matter Blake Crouch
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick
Double Star Robert A. Heinlein
Dune Frank Herbert DUNE SAGA
Dune Messiah Frank Herbert DUNE SAGA
Earth Abides George R. Stewart
Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury BANNED BOOKS, CENSORSHIP
Flash Gordon: The Fall of Ming Alex Raymond FLASH GORDON
Flash Gordon: The Tyrant of Mongo Alex Raymond FLASH GORDON
Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes INTELLIGENCE
Forward the Foundation Isaac Asimov FOUNDATION
Foundation Isaac Asimov FOUNDATION
Foundation and Empire Isaac Asimov FOUNDATION
Foundation's Edge Isaac Asimov FOUNDATION
Friday Robert A. Heinlein
Galapagos Kurt Vonnegut TIME SHIFT
God Emperor of Dune Frank Herbert DUNE SAGA
Gods of Riverworld Philip Jose Farmer RIVERWORLD
Heretics of Dune Frank Herbert DUNE SAGA
I Will Fear No Evil Robert A. Heinlein
I, Robot Isaac Asimov ROBOT SERIES
John Carter: Barsoom Series Edgar Rice Burroughs BARSOOMMARS
Lock in John Scalzi
Martian Time-Slip Philip K. Dick MARS
Neuromancer William Gibson SPRAWL TRILOGY
Nightfall Isaac Asimov
Planet of the Apes Pierre Boulle
Player Piano Kurt Vonnegut
Prelude to Foundation Isaac Asimov FOUNDATION
Ready Player One Ernest Cline
Recursion Blake Crouch
Redshirts John Scalzi
Riverworld Philip Jose Farmer RIVERWORLD
Robert E. Howard, Science Fiction Collection Robert E. Howard
Second Foundation Isaac Asimov FOUNDATION
Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut
Speaker for the Dead Orson Scott Card ENDERS QUARTET
Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein MARS
The Big Time Fritz Leiber
The Caspak Trilogy Edgar Rice Burroughs
The Cat Who Walks Through Walls Robert A. Heinlein LAZARUS LONG
The Crowded Earth Robert Bloch
The Demolished Man Alfred Bester TELEPATHY
The Devil's Asteroid Manly Wade Wellman
The End of Eternity Isaac Asimov
The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything John D. MacDonald
The Incredible Shrinking Man Richard Matheson
The Lost World Arthur Conan Doyle
The Magic Labyrinth Philip Jose Farmer RIVERWORLD
The Man in the High Castle Philip K. Dick POST WWII
The Martian Andy Weir
The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury MARS
The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress Robert A. Heinlein REVOLUTION
The Naked Sun Isaac Asimov ROBOT SERIES
The Puppet Masters Robert A. Heinlein
The Robots of Dawn Isaac Asimov ROBOT SERIES
The Sirens of Titan Kurt Vonnegut
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch Philip K. Dick MARS
The Wanderer Fritz Leiber
Time Enough for Love Robert A. Heinlein LAZARUS LONG
To Sail Beyond the Sunset Robert A. Heinlein LAZARUS LONG
Under the Dome Stephen King
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester Alfred Bester
Xenocide Orson Scott Card ENDERS QUARTET

 

 

Sub-Genres of Science Fiction