Wednesday, August 24, 2011

ok, Me Too

I've seen this list multiple times now and grabbed it off Tam's site. And I saw the original post the other day, but can't remember where I was saw it. (boy there's some dysexlia). So help me out here so I can post the proper interweb cred for the original post.

1. The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien (skipped "The Hobbit" I see.)
2. The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, by Douglas Adams (thought this one was a hoot)
3. Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card
4. The Dune Chronicles, by Frank Herbert  (holeewood has tried this one multiple times, they all suck, and by the fourth book, the books sucked too)
5. A Song Of Ice And Fire Series, by George R. R. Martin
6. 1984, by George Orwell 
7. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury (publik school made me)
8. The Foundation Trilogy, by Isaac Asimov
9. Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley (publik school made me)
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 (might be the second sci fi book I read)
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   (bladerunner? holeewood is remaking this one, whyyyyy?  The original movie was perfectly good IMHO)
22. The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood
23. The Dark Tower Series, by Stephen King      ( no freaking way, can't stand King's books)
24. 2001: A Space Odyssey, by Arthur C. Clarke
25. The Stand, by Stephen King  ( no freaking way, can't stand King's books, ok I'll admit, The Green Mile was good. That's the only one I've liked, liked the movie too)
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  ( boy the movie they made from this sucked)
32. Watership Down, by Richard Adams
33. Dragonflight, by Anne McCaffrey
34. The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress, by Robert Heinlein (one of my faves)
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        (publik school made me)
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   ( might be the first sci fi book I ever read)
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  (loved it, one of my faves)
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
And literally every other book that Heinlein wrote. Although, when his daughter started co-authoring with him the stories started to lose some appeal for me.
Now? I read repair manuals and blogs.

1 comment:

  1. Sci-Fi sucks........ :)

    I've read about 6 of those books and I'm, as my better half knows, am fairly well read.

    Actually, now that I think about it, it's time to fire up the old Nook and start reading again.


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