Top 5 Sci Fi Books Ever Written Of All Time | Must Read

Amit Kumar   April 06, 2021

When you hear Sci-Fi, do your normally think of J.R.R. Tolkien, H.G. Wells, Isaac Asimov, Jules Verne, Arthur C. Clarke, Ray Bradbury, or George Orwell? Or do some more recent authors come to mind?

We culled some of the biggest reader polls from Goodreads and National Public Radio’s Books. The following top 5 best Science Fiction books ever published were voted on by thousands of devoted science fiction readers.

1. The Time Traveler's Wife

A must read if: you haven't had a good cry in a while and need the emotional release.

Boy meets girl with a fantastic twist: he’s a time traveler who slips in and out of time. Henry and Clare meet each other throughout time as Henry pursues Clare until they’re finally in a place where their ages are right and they can marry. But time travel really takes it out of Henry.

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2. A Wrinkle In Time

A must read if: you love quantum physics, fractions, and megaparsecs.

Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and their new friend Calvin travel through space and time continuum. They're on a quest to rescue Meg and Charles's father who is being kept captive by evil forces. New movie coming in March 2018.

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3. Hard-Boiled Wonderland and The End of World

A must read if: you love science fiction, detective stories, and post-modern manifesto all rolled into one.

Tracking one man’s descent into the Kafkaesque underworld of contemporary Tokyo, Murakami unites East and West, tragedy and farce, compassion and detachment, slang and philosophy.

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4. I, Robot

A must read if: you are worried about the "singularity", the point where artificial intelligence exceeds human capacity.

I, Robot shows the development of robots from their primitive origins to the present where their ultimate perfection in the not-too-distant future might render humanity obsolete.

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5. Neuromancer

A must read if: you want to know where the terms "cyberspace" and "the Matrix" came from.

Case, a burned-out computer whiz, steals a security code locked in the most heavily guarded databank in the solar system. Neuromancer is complete with the rise of megacorporations and Cold War espionage, military conspiracy and sociopathic hologram creators, and much more.

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