Science fiction and fantasy books are very popular.
The genre is considered by many to be the best of all fiction, and in this list we’re looking at books that are science-fiction, fantasy and novella-type stories.
Read more Science fiction is an excellent way to start reading and it can be a great escape from your typical bookshelves.
We’ve selected the books that we think are the best, as well as some classics that are worth reading in their own right.
You’ll find the same list here every year.
Which science fiction is the best?
What about the other genres?
The best science fiction books: We’ve listed the best science-fictional works for adults.
If you’re looking for a quick and fun read, this list is for you.
We recommend you check out our list of the top 100 science fiction novels, or the list of top 100 non-fiction books.
Read the full list below.
Science fiction is a genre where you can mix and match genres and plotlines, but don’t feel obliged to read all of them.
There are a lot of great books that will take you back to some of your favourite sci-fi and fantasy characters.
Read on for our picks for the top 10 sci-fictions that are the absolute best.
Science fiction that is fantasy in its nature isn’t as well-known as other genres, but you’ll still find it on our list.
You can’t go wrong with classic novels like the Chronicles of Narnia or Lord of the Rings, which can be read in their original form or with adaptations.
We love to see adaptations of classic works like The Hobbit and Lord of The Rings, but we’re not sure why you’d want to read those.
However, if you love fantasy or sci-tech fiction, you’ll find plenty of great science fiction that’s inspired by that.
Read more What about children’s books?
There’s a lot to choose from, from classic classics to newer works, and there are plenty of classic science fiction series like the X-Files and Doctor Who.
We think that children’s science-fi should be a special treat, but even though there are a few classics, there’s plenty of fantastic, modern science fiction too.