Best Contemporary Science Fiction

A Listmania! list by Drew "Drew" (Houston Heights, Texas)
 
Neuromancer
1.  Neuromancer by William Gibson
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  "Took my breath away for 271 pages."
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Ender's Game (Ender Saga)
2.  Ender's Game (Ender Saga) by Orson Scott Card
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  "One of the best writers in sci-fi."
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Heavy Weather
3.  Heavy Weather by Bruce Sterling
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  "Overlooked but better punk than Gibson"
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Red Mars (Mars Trilogy)
4.  Red Mars (Mars Trilogy) by Kim Stanley Robinson
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  "I really mean to include the whole series"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (621 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Cryptonomicon
5.  Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
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  "The first Neal Stephenson book I read I hated, but this is exquisite."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,333 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Cyteen
6.  Cyteen by C. J. Cherryh
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  "Hard to pick my favorite of her works"
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The Reality Dysfunction: Emergence - Part I
7.  The Reality Dysfunction: Emergence - Part I by Peter F. Hamilton
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  "This was a fantastic series"
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The Scar
8.  The Scar by China Miéville
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  "A brilliant new author"
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A Fire Upon The Deep (Zones of Thought)
9.  A Fire Upon The Deep (Zones of Thought) by Vernor Vinge
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  "Great"
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American Gods
10.  American Gods by Neil Gaiman
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  "Borderline whether this is really sci-fi, but a great read"
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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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Hidden codes in this book? 0 Mar 9, 2015
Difference between 2007 and 2013 Kindle editions of Fire Upon the Deep? 0 Mar 1, 2015
Kindle edition breaks a great sentence 0 Jan 23, 2015
love the Mars Trilogy- Others like them? 5 Jul 10, 2014
Is the Kindle edition the Author's Preferred Text version? 0 Nov 19, 2013
Can't decide between the 10th anniversary edition or the old one 0 Oct 23, 2012
Kindle edition--cheaper? 5 Apr 18, 2012
Looking for alien stories without Humans or humanoids 10 Sep 6, 2011
How hard was it for you to put this book down? 14 Aug 7, 2011
How different is the English version of the book? 1 Aug 7, 2011
Mythopunk 0 Feb 18, 2011
Fantastic book, but poor OCR 1 Feb 16, 2011
 
   

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