Most Popular Classic Sci Fi Books

On December 6, 2011 By Jesus

According to a number of top 10 lists compiled by readers, librarians and reviewers, the top 10 most popular classic sci fi books include some of the 20th Century’s most famous sci fi authors.  Only one author appears twice in the top 10 overall: Isaac Asimov. The Top 10 Sci Fi Books List Ender’s Game, [...]

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Sci Fi Books for Teens and Young Adults Many readers became hooked on Sci Fi books as teens or even pre-teens. A famous author once said that the Golden Age of Science Fiction is 12 – as in twelve years old. Sci fi books are popular with younger readers because of their great potential for [...]

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Favorite Aliens in Science Fiction Books It might not immediately spring to mind, but one of the most classic, memorable aliens in a science fiction book is Jeriba the self-reproducing hermaphrodite alien from Barry Longyear’s Enemy Mine, which was made into an excellent movie starring Dennis Quaid and Louis Gossett, Jr. as Jeriba or Jerry.  [...]

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Many people seek out science fiction books in order to, like Star Trek’s many ships and missions, “explore strange new worlds,” and “go where no one has gone before.” Without the thousands of other worlds depicted by science fiction authors throughout the 20th Century and into the 21st, it’s unlikely that as many as 80% [...]

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Science fiction books are often thought to emphasize “ideas” over characters and stories. Science fiction authors, however, have also created some of the most memorable characters ever found in fiction. Some of these characters are genuine heroes, set in unforgettable tales of adventure and wonder. Golden Age Heroes of Science Fiction Books and Series Edgar [...]

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Forgotten Authors of Fiction Books   After major religious books like The Bible and the Q’uran, number six on the bestselling books of all time is the first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling, with an estimated 107 million copies sold as of 2010. Other top authors who have [...]

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Are you a science fiction book author?   Chances are that you’re also a science fiction book geek just like me!   I’m on my first fiction book, a science fiction novel that takes place in the year 5,000.  I’ve been researching and reading the best science fiction authors and books over the last 12 [...]

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Fantasy Books comments

On August 15, 2011 By Jorge Olson

Is Middle-Earth the most famous world in fantasy books? What are the most popular “Alternate Worlds” in Fantasy Books? There’s no question that one of the main charms of reading fantasy books is the chance for the reader to immerse themselves in a different world from the normal, sometimes boring world we live in day [...]

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