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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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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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Today, dystopian fiction is one of the hottest science fiction books trends for young adults and for adult readers. The opposite of “utopia” or “perfect world,” a dystopia depicts a terrible world in which none of us would want to live. Dystopian worlds are perfect for science fiction books!   New Dystopias in Science Fiction [...]

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Top Science Fiction Books that cover the “what if” scenarios in history?   What if a single moment of history had been different?  This classic “what if?” is the heart of all alternate history stories in science fiction books. Because “alternate history” is set during a real period of history, readers who enjoy factual history [...]

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