If one man could be called the father of modern science fiction, it would be Isaac Asimov, and of all his well-known work, the Foundation novels have long been considered his best. So much so that others have since contributed to the universe.
H. P. Lovecraft pioneered the concept of cosmic horror, this idea that we are completely powerless in the presence of dark, god-like beings. While his mythos wasn’t exactly what we would now call a shared universe today, his ideas permeate his many stories, and fans have since found ways to
What started as a single author prolifically writing books, has turned into an independent publishing empire that is absolutely enormous, yet a lot of people still haven’t heard about it. This is the Kurtherian Universe.
The Expanse has recently entered public consciousness thanks to the arrival of the SyFy series, which has gone on to stand beside some of the greats, including Battlestar Galactica. This is the Expanse timeline and episode order.
Kevin J. Anderson is known for many things, most notably his work in the Star Wars and Dune universes. But among his more popular, and original, writings is the Saga of the Seven Suns. The following is a reading order of that series.
Anne McCaffrey created one of the most expansive and well-loved sci-fi/fantasy series (it’s kind of a hybrid of both), that has gone on to become one of the best series of its kind. This is the Dragonriders of Pern reading order.
If you’re into long epic fantasy series, here’s another great one for you. The Saga of Recluce is the brain child of L. E. Modesitt, Jr. another epic fantasy author along the lines of Brandon Sanderson or Robert Jordon. If you’re looking for another world to escape into, you’ve come
Gene Wolfe is considered a master at his craft, and that is profoundly apparent in the Solar Cycle, a collection of several series that all take place in the same universe. This is the Solar Cycle reading order.
The short story that spawned a film that spawned a novelization that spawned a series, the Space Odyssey series has long been considered one of Arthur C. Clarke’s masterpieces. This is the Space Odyssey reading order.