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Science Fiction & Fantasy Book
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The Preditors & Editors / Critters Best Ever Readers' Poll honors the best works ever published and their creators. Vote for your favorites!

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Vote#Score#VotesTitleAuthorType[*]
18.3492 Xanth SeriesPiers AnthonyO
28.32581 Lord of the RingsJ.R.R. TolkienO
38.20813 1984George Orwell
48.09461 Ender's GameOrson Scott CardS1
58.02116 The DispossessedUrsula K. Le Guin
68.0075 The Saga of the Pliocene ExilesJulian MayO
77.96327 The Left Hand of DarknessUrsula K. Le Guin
87.96265 DuneFrank HerbertS1
97.92613 The Parable of the TalentsOctavia ButlerS1
107.86144 FoundationIsaac AsimovS1
117.8492 Bridge of BirdsBarry HughartS1
117.8492 Monstrous RegimentTerry Pratchett
117.8492 NorstrilliaCordwainer Smith
117.8492 CosmGregory Benford
117.8492 RingWorldLarry Nivens
117.8492 The Time MachineH. G. Wells
127.82413 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?Phil K Dick
137.7887 Stand on ZanzibarJohn Brunner
147.74331 WatchmenAlan Moore and Dave GibbonsO
157.69220 HyperionDan SimmonsO
167.6839 Gap seriesStephen DonaldsonO
177.64733 Song of Ice and FireGeorge R. R. MartinO
187.60712 The Stars My DestinationAlfred Bester
187.6075 The Last UnicornPeter S. Beagle
197.55633 Slaughterhouse-FiveKurt Vonnegut
207.5081 The PrinceJerry PournelleO
207.5081 EverworldK.A. ApplegateO
207.5081 The HeroesJoe.Abercrombie
207.5081 Love's ProphecyBrenda DyerS1
217.4413 Earth AbidesGeorge R. Stewart
227.4317 A Wrinkle in TimeMadeleine L'Engle
237.39616 GatewayFrederik Pohl
247.38936 The Chronicles of NarniaC.S. LewisO
257.31839 Stranger in a Strange LandRobert A. Heinlein
267.29719 The Mote in God's EyeLarry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
277.2824 Altered CarbonRichard MorganS1
277.2824 His Dark MaterialsPhillip PullmanO
287.2075 Book of the New SunGene WolfeO
297.17013 Chronicles of AmberRoger ZelaznyO
307.14530 Wizard of EarthseaUrsula K. LeGuin
317.07230 The Moon is a Harsh MistressRobert A Heinlein
327.0324 The Fortress in the Eye of TimeC.J. CherryhS1
337.02510 The Mists of AvalonMarion Zimmer BradleyS1
347.00113 To Say Nothing of the DogConnie Willis
356.89220 NeuromancerWilliam Gibson
366.8509 OtherlandTad WilliamsO
376.8492 Cloven hoovesMegan Lindholm
376.8492 Dimension of MiraclesRobert Sheckley
376.8492 Memory Sorrow & ThornTad WilliamsO
376.8492 The War of the WorldsH. G. Wells
386.84521 Chronicles of Thomas CovenantStephen DonaldsonO
396.7743 The Forever HeroL. E. Modesitt, Jr.O
406.68513 The Name of the WindPatrick RothfussSone
416.65616 Forever WarJoe Haldeman
426.6075 Little FuzzyH. Beam Piper
436.5081 Darwath (Time of the Dark)Barbara HambleyO1
436.5081 The Iron Dragon's DaughterMichael Swanwick
446.48510 Revelation SpaceAlastair ReynoldsO
456.3838 AccelerandoCharles Stross
466.37914 Fahrenheit 451Ray Bradbury
476.3492 The Malazan Book of the FallenSteven EriksonO
486.3075 MistbornBrandon SandersonC
496.23121 RedwallBrian Jacques
506.18911 The Once and Future KingT.H. WhiteO
516.10318 Starship TroopersRobert A Heinlein
525.9275 Kushiel's DartJacqueline CareyS1
535.89616 I am LegendRichard Matheson
545.8492 Soon I will be InvincibleAustin Grossman
555.7824 The Windup GirlPaolo Bacigalupi
565.7743 TiganaGuy Gavriel Kay
575.6075 ReplayKen Grimwood
575.6073 Doomsday BookConnie Willis
585.46720 The Vampire ChroniclesAnne RiceO
595.4413 AnathemNeal Stephenson
605.3346 Torc trilogyJulian MayO
615.3275 CityClifford D. SimakC
625.32220 The Wheel of TimeRobert JordanO
635.2588 MagicianRaymond E Feist
645.1073 Midshipman's HopeDavid FeintuchS1
645.1073 CatseyeAndre Norton
655.0992 The Rose of the Prophet TrilogyMargaret Weis and Tracy HickmanO
664.8492 Singularity SkyCharles Stross
674.7824 The Enchanted CastleE. Nesbit
684.7743 Consider PhlebasIain M. Banks
694.6338 The Dark TowerStephen KingO
704.5081 Time and AgainJack Finney
713.8492 Ultima ThuleMack ReynoldsS1
713.8492 Mythago WoodRobert HoldstockS1
713.8492 Dragonriders of Pern SeriesAnne McCaffreyO
723.4413 Saga of the Seven SunsKevin J AndersonO
733.3492 Fionavar TapestryGuy Gavriel KayO
743.2075 Practical DemonkeepingChristopher Moore
752.5324 The Darksword TrilogyMargaret Weis and Tracy HickmanO
762.4413 The Death Gate CycleMargaret Weis and Tracy HickmanO
771.1073 Armageddon's ChildrenTerry BrooksS1
78-1.4921 Must RemberColleen S. MyersS1
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