Do you want to read a good science fiction book? Here’s my top list. In general, my top list is authors not particular books so I’ve listed at least one book from each of my favorite authors. Although I usually prefer science fiction, there’s a few good fantasy books here too.
- Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert Heinlein
- Angel with the Sword by C.J. Cherryh
- The Reality Dysfunction Part I: Emergence by Peter F. Hamilton (It took me multiple tries to get into this book but once I got started I read all six books in a row, practically without putting them down!)
- Skyfall by Catherine Asaro
- Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
- Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
- Foundation by Isaac Asimov
- 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clark (I remember Mom said I wouldn’t like this one – I was 12 – but I was desperate for a good book in English. I loved it. I did not like the movie though.)
- Darkover: First Contact by Marion Zimmer Bradley
- So You Want to Be a Wizard by Diane Duane (I recommend this to all those Harry Potter fans out there!)
- A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine d’Engel
- The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson (review)
- Cordelia’s Honor by Lois McMaster Bujould (Some of the few books I can read over and over. This is the first in the series, but Miles who comes later is my favorite character.)
And this is by no means the end of the list of good science fiction! Enjoy!