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I found another top 100 list,
I don't have all these like the other list
I really like this one because it has sifi and fantasy
Just posting for your pleasure. I like top list because I don't know all the books out there

1. The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien

2. The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, by Douglas Adams

3. Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card

4. The Dune Chronicles, by Frank Herbert

5. A Song Of Ice And Fire Series, by George R. R. Martin

6. 1984, by George Orwell

7. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

8. The Foundation Trilogy, by Isaac Asimov

9. Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley

10. American Gods, by Neil Gaiman

11. The Princess Bride, by William Goldman

12. The Wheel Of Time Series, by Robert Jordan

13. Animal Farm, by George Orwell

14. Neuromancer, by William Gibson

15. Watchmen, by Alan Moore

16. I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov

17. Stranger In A Strange Land, by Robert Heinlein

18. The Kingkiller Chronicles, by Patrick Rothfuss

19. Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut

20. Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley

21. Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?, by Philip K. Dick

22. The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood

23. The Dark Tower Series, by Stephen King

24. 2001: A Space Odyssey, by Arthur C. Clarke

25. The Stand, by Stephen King

26. Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson

27. The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury

28. Cat's Cradle, by Kurt Vonnegut

29. The Sandman Series, by Neil Gaiman

30. A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess

31. Starship Troopers, by Robert Heinlein

32. Watership Down, by Richard Adams

33. Dragonflight, by Anne McCaffrey

34. The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress, by Robert Heinlein

35. A Canticle For Leibowitz, by Walter M. Miller

36. The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells

37. 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, by Jules Verne

38. Flowers For Algernon, by Daniel Keys

39. The War Of The Worlds, by H.G. Wells

40. The Chronicles Of Amber, by Roger Zelazny

41. The Belgariad, by David Eddings

42. The Mists Of Avalon, by Marion Zimmer Bradley

43. The Mistborn Series, by Brandon Sanderson

44. Ringworld, by Larry Niven

45. The Left Hand Of Darkness, by Ursula K. LeGuin

46. The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien

47. The Once And Future King, by T.H. White

48. Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman

49. Childhood's End, by Arthur C. Clarke

50. Contact, by Carl Sagan

51. The Hyperion Cantos, by Dan Simmons

52. Stardust, by Neil Gaiman

53. Cryptonomicon, by Neal Stephenson

54. World War Z, by Max Brooks

55. The Last Unicorn, by Peter S. Beagle

56. The Forever War, by Joe Haldeman

57. Small Gods, by Terry Pratchett

58. The Chronicles Of Thomas Covenant, The Unbeliever, by Stephen R. Donaldson

59. The Vorkosigan Saga, by Lois McMaster Bujold

60. Going Postal, by Terry Pratchett

61. The Mote In God's Eye, by Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle

62. The Sword Of Truth, by Terry Goodkind

63. The Road, by Cormac McCarthy

64. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, by Susanna Clarke

65. I Am Legend, by Richard Matheson

66. The Riftwar Saga, by Raymond E. Feist

67. The Shannara Trilogy, by Terry Brooks

68. The Conan The Barbarian Series, by R.E. Howard

69. The Farseer Trilogy, by Robin Hobb

70. The Time Traveler's Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger

71. The Way Of Kings, by Brandon Sanderson

72. A Journey To The Center Of The Earth, by Jules Verne

73. The Legend Of Drizzt Series, by R.A. Salvatore

74. Old Man's War, by John Scalzi

75. The Diamond Age, by Neil Stephenson

76. Rendezvous With Rama, by Arthur C. Clarke

77. The Kushiel's Legacy Series, by Jacqueline Carey

78. The Dispossessed, by Ursula K. LeGuin

79. Something Wicked This Way Comes, by Ray Bradbury

80. Wicked, by Gregory Maguire

81. The Malazan Book Of The Fallen Series, by Steven Erikson

82. The Eyre Affair, by Jasper Fforde

83. The Culture Series, by Iain M. Banks

84. The Crystal Cave, by Mary Stewart

85. Anathem, by Neal Stephenson

86. The Codex Alera Series, by Jim Butcher

87. The Book Of The New Sun, by Gene Wolfe

88. The Thrawn Trilogy, by Timothy Zahn

89. The Outlander Series, by Diana Gabaldan

90. The Elric Saga, by Michael Moorcock

91. The Illustrated Man, by Ray Bradbury

92. Sunshine, by Robin McKinley

93. A Fire Upon The Deep, by Vernor Vinge

94. The Caves Of Steel, by Isaac Asimov

95. The Mars Trilogy, by Kim Stanley Robinson

96. Lucifer's Hammer, by Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle

97. Doomsday Book, by Connie Willis

98. Perdido Street Station, by China Mieville

99. The Xanth Series, by Piers Anthony

100. The Space Trilogy, by C.S. Lewis
 

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99. The Xanth Series, by Piers Anthony
67. The Shannara Trilogy, by Terry Brooks
62. The Sword Of Truth, by Terry Goodkind
40. The Chronicles Of Amber, by Roger Zelazny
33. Dragonflight, by Anne McCaffrey
1. The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien


Sword of Truth is possibly my favorite series of all time.
Xanth is comedy and filled with bad puns. Be prepared for that.
 

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One's I've read. Usually I'd have more in any top 100 list, but that had much more sci-fi/fantasy than I've read.

3. Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card

5. A Song Of Ice And Fire Series, by George R. R. Martin

6. 1984, by George Orwell

7. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

13. Animal Farm, by George Orwell

19. Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut

21. Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?, by Philip K. Dick

23. The Dark Tower Series, by Stephen King

25. The Stand, by Stephen King

28. Cat's Cradle, by Kurt Vonnegut

54. World War Z, by Max Brooks

63. The Road, by Cormac McCarthy
 

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Ones I've read:

1. The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien (3)

2. The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, by Douglas Adams (5)

3. Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card

5. A Song Of Ice And Fire Series, by George R. R. Martin (6)

8. The Foundation Trilogy, by Isaac Asimov (3 although I've also read 3 of the other 4 Foundation novels)

10. American Gods, by Neil Gaiman

14. Neuromancer, by William Gibson

15. Watchmen, by Alan Moore

16. I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov

19. Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut

23. The Dark Tower Series, by Stephen King (7)

25. The Stand, by Stephen King

26. Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson

46. The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien

48. Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman

51. The Hyperion Cantos, by Dan Simmons (4)

52. Stardust, by Neil Gaiman

53. Cryptonomicon, by Neal Stephenson

54. World War Z, by Max Brooks

76. Rendezvous With Rama, by Arthur C. Clarke

85. Anathem, by Neal Stephenson

93. A Fire Upon The Deep, by Vernor Vinge

95. The Mars Trilogy, by Kim Stanley Robinson (3 and I've also read it's companion book "The Martians")

I'm gonna check out that C.S. Lewis trilogy. #100
I have a friend who really likes those.
 

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The one's I've read:

1. The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien
2. The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, by Douglas Adams
5. A Song Of Ice And Fire Series, by George R. R. Martin
6. 1984, by George Orwell
7. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury
9. Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley
13. Animal Farm, by George Orwell
15. Watchmen, by Alan Moore
19. Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut
20. Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley
23. The Dark Tower Series, by Stephen King
25. The Stand, by Stephen King
32. Watership Down, by Richard Adams
36. The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells
39. The War Of The Worlds, by H.G. Wells
54. World War Z, by Max Brooks
65. I Am Legend, by Richard Matheson

A lot of the others are on the list to eventually read.

Loved Watership Down when I was a kid.
 

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I'm annoyed to see A Fire Upon the Deep on all these lists. A Deepness in the Sky was quite a bit better.
 

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no Illustrated man by Ray Bradbury ? I read a bunch of those...need to add them to my Goodreads list of books read and rated.
 

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The Neil Gaiman Books are great..The Sandman are Graphic Novels..(10, 29, 48, and 52?) Very surprised "Good Omens" was not on the list

The Thomas Covenant books are awesome!!!!! (59)
 

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This is a strong list, especially if you ignore the order.

I've read:
1. The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien (All twice)

2. The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, by Douglas Adams (All, first three twice, first four times)

3. Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card (First two Twice)

5. A Song Of Ice And Fire Series, by George R. R. Martin (Got to Dance of Dragons twice before bailing)

12. The Wheel Of Time Series, by Robert Jordan (Most of the series, missing last two I think)

15. Watchmen, by Alan Moore (Twice)

17. Stranger In A Strange Land, by Robert Heinlein

21. Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?, by Philip K. Dick

23. The Dark Tower Series, by Stephen King (Gunslinger only)

24. 2001: A Space Odyssey, by Arthur C. Clarke

25. The Stand, by Stephen King (Four times)

27. The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury (Fun series)

31. Starship Troopers, by Robert Heinlein (Twice)

33. Dragonflight, by Anne McCaffrey

34. The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress, by Robert Heinlein

36. The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells

39. The War Of The Worlds, by H.G. Wells

40. The Chronicles Of Amber, by Roger Zelazny (First five only, but twice)

41. The Belgariad, by David Eddings

51. The Hyperion Cantos, by Dan Simmons (First two only)

54. World War Z, by Max Brooks

63. The Road, by Cormac McCarthy

66. The Riftwar Saga, by Raymond E. Feist

67. The Shannara Trilogy, by Terry Brooks

73. The Legend Of Drizzt Series, by R.A. Salvatore (Many up to four or five times. Missing the last couple)

74. Old Man's War, by John Scalzi

86. The Codex Alera Series, by Jim Butcher

88. The Thrawn Trilogy, by Timothy Zahn (Three times)


Damn, I have a long way to go.
 

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American Gods was good, but not #10 good.
 

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My list, My top five #12,#3,#71, #35, and #74

1. The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien

2. The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, by Douglas Adams

3. Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card


5. A Song Of Ice And Fire Series, by George R. R. Martin

6. 1984, by George Orwell


12. The Wheel Of Time Series, by Robert Jordan


14. Neuromancer, by William Gibson


16. I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov


23. The Dark Tower Series, by Stephen King


35. A Canticle For Leibowitz, by Walter M. Miller


38. Flowers For Algernon, by Daniel Keys


50. Contact, by Carl Sagan


54. World War Z, by Max Brooks


63. The Road, by Cormac McCarthy


65. I Am Legend, by Richard Matheson


71. The Way Of Kings, by Brandon Sanderson


74. Old Man's War, by John Scalzi
 

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Really? I am the only one here who has read Sword of Truth? What the fuck is wrong with you people?

I have all the books in epub format if anyone is interested.
 

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Really? I am the only one here who has read Sword of Truth? What the fuck is wrong with you people?

I have all the books in epub format if anyone is interested.
The same way I feel about The Wheel of Time.
 

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American Gods was good, but not #10 good.
Really? It was one of the few books that I threw against the wall in anger that I didn't see some of the ending coming....Although I think Good Omens should be on the list in it's place.
 

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I do get annoyed when there is a lack of alt-history on sci-fi lists. How is Turtledove's World War not on there?
 

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I do get annoyed when there is a lack of alt-history on sci-fi lists. How is Turtledove's World War not on there?
A couple of the books on that list sorta qualify as alt-history like Watchmen or even Cryptonomicon (it's a cross between alt-history and historical fiction).
 

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Really? It was one of the few books that I threw against the wall in anger that I didn't see some of the ending coming....Although I think Good Omens should be on the list in it's place.
The twists hit me like a brick of "Hey, how about that now."
 

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Really? I am the only one here who has read Sword of Truth? What the fuck is wrong with you people?

I have all the books in epub format if anyone is interested.
downloading now, after i get done with "old mans war" series i might try, also need to get to the misborn series