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.
In a sprawling epic resembling Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, Dan Simmons presents the Hyperion Cantos, the perfect series for fans of epics like Game of Thrones. This is the Hyperion Cantos reading order.
Larry Niven is best known for his Ringworld series, but that science fiction universe is far larger, including dozens of short stories and more from multiple authors writing in Niven’s universe.
What started out as a single book soon grew into a small collection of stories that nevertheless took the world by storm, resulting in a surge in popularity of the YA dystopian genre. This is the Hunger Games timeline.
When it first aired on BBC radio, no one would have believed how much Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy would resonate with audiences. Though not an enormous science fiction universe, it is one of the most beloved, and the title book frequently makes lists of the top science fiction books of all time. This is the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy timeline!
Wherever you see lists of the top science fiction books of all time, Ender’s Game inevitably makes the top three. The book spawned a maxi-series known as the Enderverse, which is one of the best military and hard science fiction series of all time. This is the Ender’s Game Reading Order.
The Culture is a series of books by Iain M. Banks, all of which take place in the same universe, but also stand-alone, sometimes spanning hundreds of years. It’s a unique take on a shared universe and a sci-fi series. We hope you enjoy!
Though the Red Rising series is a more recent addition to science fiction literature, it has already proven itself to be one of the best, combining science fiction with dystopian fiction on a galactic scale. This is the Red Rising reading order.
The Wrinkle in Time series has been around for nearly sixty years. The first book has spawned a Disney film, but did you know that there are multiple series from author Madeleine L’Engle? Some are quite separate, but still have ties to the original Wrinkle in Time book. Check out the Wrinkle in Time timeline.
This Dark Tower reading order assembles all of Stephen King’s works that relate to The Dark Tower series directly, though not including many of King’s other works that have smaller ties.