Thursday, January 3, 2013

100 Sci Fi Books list!

Here's a list of the 100 sci fi books I plan on reading this year, minus the spaces taken up by fantasy novels that I may add later. For flavor, you see.


Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card - 1985
Dune - Frank Herbert - 1965
Foundation - Isaac Asimov - 1951
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams - 1979
1984 - George Orwell - 1949
Stranger in a Strange Land - Robert A Heinlein - 1961
The Time Machine - H G Wells - 1895
Childhood's End - Arthur C Clarke - 1954
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress - Robert A Heinlein - 1966
The War of the Worlds - H G Wells - 1898
The Gods Themselves - Isaac Asimov - 1972
A Fire Upon the Deep - Vernor Vinge - 1991
Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson - 1999
The Day of the Triffids - John Wyndham - 1951
UBIK - Philip K Dick - 1969
Time Enough For Love - Robert A Heinlein - 1973
A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess - 1962
Red Mars - Kim Stanley Robinson - 1992
Flowers for Algernon - Daniel Keyes
A Canticle for Leibowitz - Walter M Miller - 1959
The End of Eternity - Isaac Asimov - 1955
Battlefield Earth - L Ron Hubbard - 1982
Frankenstein - Mary Shelley - 1818
Journey to the Center of the Earth - Jules Verne - 1864
The Dispossessed - Ursula K Le Guin - 1974
The Diamond Age - Neal Stephenson - 1995
The Player of Games - Iain M Banks - 1988
The Reality Dysfunction - Peter F Hamilton - 1996
Startide Rising - David Brin - 1983
The Sirens of Titan - Kurt Vonnegut - 1959
Eon - Greg Bear - 1985
Ender's Shadow - Orson Scott Card - 1999
To Your Scattered Bodies Go - Philip Jose Farmer - 1971
A Scanner Darkly - Philip K Dick - 1977
Lucifer's Hammer - Niven & Pournell - 1977
The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood - 1985
The City and the Stars - Arthur C Clark - 1956
The Stainless Steel Rat - Harry Harrison - 1961
The Demolished Man - Alfred Bester - 1953
The Shadow of the Torturer - Gene Wolfe - 1980
Sphere - Michael Crichton - 1987
The Forever War - Joe Haldeman - 1974
The Martian Chronicles - Ray Bradbury - 1950
The Lathe of Heaven - Ursula K Le Guin - 1971
Use of Weapons - Iain M Banks - 1990
The Chrysalids - John Wyndham - 1955
Way Station - Clifford Simak - 1963
Flatland - Edwin A Abbott - 1884
Altered Carbon - Richard Morgan - 2002
Old Man's War - John Scalzi - 2005
The Road - Cormac McCarthy - 2006
The Postman - David Brin - 1985
VALIS - Philip K Dick - 1981
The Lost World - Arthur Conan Doyle - 1912
The Many-Colored Land - Julian May - 1981
Gray Lensman - E E 'Doc' Smith - 1940
The Uplift War - David Brin - 1987
Slaughterhouse Five - Kurt Vonnegut - 1969
Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson - 1992
The Mote in God's Eye - Niven & Pournelle - 1975
The Left Hand of Darkness - Ursula K Le Guin - 1969
Speaker for the Dead - Orson Scott Card - 1986
Jurassic Park - Michael Crichton - 1990
The Man in the High Castle - Philip K Dick - 1962
The Caves of Steel - Isaac Asimov - 1954
The Stars My Destination - Alfred Bester - 1956
Gateway - Frederik Pohl - 1977
Lord of Light - Roger Zelazny - 1967
Solaris - Lem Stanislaw - 1961
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Jules Verne - 1870
A Wrinkle in Time - Madelein L'Engle - 1962
Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury - 1954
2001: A Space Odyssey - Arthur C Clarke - 1968
tarship Troopers - Robert A Heinlein - 1959
I, Robot - Isaac Asimov - 1950
Neuromancer - William Gibson - 1984
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep - Philip K Dick - 1968
Ringworld - Larry Niven - 1970
Rendezvous With Rama - Arthur C Clarke - 1973
Hyperion - Dan Simmons - 1989
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley - 1932
Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut - 1963
Contact - Carl Sagan - 1985
The Andromeda Strain - Michael Crichton - 1969
The Door Into Summer - Robert A Heinlein - 1957
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch - Philip K Dick - 1964
Revelation Space - Alastair Reynolds - 2000
Citizen of the Galaxy - Robert A Heinlein - 1957
Doomsday Book - Connie Willis - 1992
Ilium - Dan Simmons - 2003
The Invisible Man - H G Wells - 1897
Have Space-Suit Will Travel - Robert A Heinlein - 1958
The Puppet Masters - Robert A Heinlein - 1951
Out of the Silent Planet - C S Lewis - 1938
A Princess of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs - 1912

As you can tell there's no order to these books, I don't rate them in order of best to worst, I only do that with my children. Because I love them.

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