Friday, December 12, 2014

NPR's 2014’s Great Reads in Science Fiction & Fantasy

NPR's staff and critics came up with a list of 250 titles they loved for 2014. When breaking them down to the science fiction and fantasy category, here is what they came up with (and a link for you to learn more):

The format of the images makes it a bit hard to see exactly what was picked, so here is the full list for your reading pleasure.

  • The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
  • On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee
  • The Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin
  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  • Ancillary Sword by Anne Leckie
  • Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix
  • How to be Happy by Elenor Davis
  • Definitely Maybe by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky
  • Aviary Wonders Inc. by Kate Samworth
  • Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan
  • The Martian by Andy Weir
  • Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan
  • Afterparty by Daryl Gregory
  • The Memory Garden by Mary Rickert
  • The Bees by Laline Paull
  • Valour and Vanity by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • The Man with the Compount Eyes by Mu Wing-Yi
  • Unexpected Stories by Octavia E. Butler
  • The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang & Sonny Liew
  • California by Edan Lepucki
  • Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
  • Little Nemo Dream Another Dream by Winsor McCay
  • Heap House by Edward Carey
  • The Hawley Book of the Dead by Chrysler Szarlan
  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot by David Shafer
  • The Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan
  • The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber
  • The Night Gardener by Johnathan Auxier
  • The Peripeheral by William Gibson
  • The Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 1 by Stan Sakai
  • A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
  • The Last Illlusion by Porochista Khakpour
  • The Three-body Problem by Cixin Liu
  • The Adventures of Beekle by Dan Santat
  • The End of the Sentence by Maria Dahvana Headley & Kat Howard
  • Fatale Ed Brubaker & Sean Phillips
  • LightSpeed Women Destroy Science Fiction Special Issue
  • The Apex Book of World SF 3
  • Kaleidoscope by multiple autohrs
  • Quest by Aaron Becker
  • The Wrenchies by Farel Dalrymple
  • Rat Queens Vol. 1: Sass And Sorcery  by Kurtis J. Wiebe and Roc Upchurch
  • Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer


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