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 Ok, this seemed fun enough. Via gridlore  and kengr  . I have some things to write so this is a good way to pass the time...

I bolded the ones I've read. My comments in italics.
I found it strange that most entries are just one book, but some of them are long series.

1. The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien When I was a kid, I read this often. I lost count at 25. Nowadays, haven't read it in ages.

2. The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, by Douglas Adams I did like the sequels, too.

3. Ender's Game, by Orson Scott Card The first book was okay, the sequels not so much. Also, stopped reading Card after reading his opinions.

4. The Dune Chronicles, by Frank Herbert I liked the sequels, too. I haven't read the prequels, but the time after the last book could be a setting for an rpg campaign.

5. A Song Of Ice And Fire Series, by George R. R. Martin Well, except for A Dance With Dragons - I'm waiting for the local library copy.

6. 1984, by George Orwell Some time in the upper secondary. Maybe re-read time.

7. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury I don't remember much about this.

8. The Foundation Trilogy, by Isaac Asimov The trilogy was fine, the sequels again not so much.

9. Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley

10. American Gods, by Neil Gaiman

11. The Princess Bride, by William Goldman I liked the movie more than the book, which is rare for me.

12. The Wheel Of Time Series, by Robert Jordan I started this but dropped it after about four books.

13. Animal Farm, by George Orwell

14. Neuromancer, by William Gibson For some reason and somehow I still don't realize, I borrowed this from the Helsinki University Student library when I was still in the upper secondary, that is, not a student.

15. Watchmen, by Alan Moore 

16. I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov I was something like 14 or 15, can't remember much about it.

17. Stranger In A Strange Land, by Robert Heinlein

18. The Kingkiller Chronicles, by Patrick Rothfuss Never heard.

19. Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut I read this last year after realizing I hadn't read it. Brilliant, like most Vonnegut stuff.

20. Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley

21. Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?, by Philip K. Dick

22. The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood

23. The Dark Tower Series, by Stephen King King just isn't my thing.

24. 2001: A Space Odyssey, by Arthur C. Clarke

25. The Stand, by Stephen King 

26. Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson 

27. The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury 

28. Cat's Cradle, by Kurt Vonnegut

29. The Sandman Series, by Neil Gaiman Most of them anyway.

30. A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess

31. Starship Troopers, by Robert Heinlein 

32. Watership Down, by Richard Adams

33. Dragonflight, by Anne McCaffrey I tried but just couldn't for reasons I can't remember anymore. Maybe had something to do with the Strand and dragons in a book which was sold to me as solid science fiction.

34. The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress, by Robert Heinlein

35. A Canticle For Leibowitz, by Walter M. Miller I've tried this a couple of times but never finished it.

36. The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells

37. 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, by Jules Verne

38. Flowers For Algernon, by Daniel Keys

39. The War Of The Worlds, by H.G. Wells

40. The Chronicles Of Amber, by Roger Zelazny

41. The Belgariad, by David Eddings

42. The Mists Of Avalon, by Marion Zimmer Bradley

43. The Mistborn Series, by Brandon Sanderson

44. Ringworld, by Larry Niven I liked even the Ringworld engineers, but not anything after that.

45. The Left Hand Of Darkness, by Ursula K. LeGuin

46. The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien 

47. The Once And Future King, by T.H. White 

48. Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman

49. Childhood's End, by Arthur C. Clarke

50. Contact, by Carl Sagan 

51. The Hyperion Cantos, by Dan Simmons

52. Stardust, by Neil Gaiman

53. Cryptonomicon, by Neal Stephenson

54. World War Z, by Max Brooks

55. The Last Unicorn, by Peter S. Beagle I saw the animated film before I even knew there was a book, then I had to hunt the book down.

56. The Forever War, by Joe Haldeman 

57. Small Gods, by Terry Pratchett

58. The Chronicles Of Thomas Covenant, The Unbeliever, by Stephen R. Donaldson At least the first chronicles.

59. The Vorkosigan Saga, by Lois McMaster Bujold 

60. Going Postal, by Terry Pratchett

61. The Mote In God's Eye, by Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle 

62. The Sword Of Truth, by Terry Goodkind

63. The Road, by Cormac McCarthy

64. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, by Susanna Clarke 

65. I Am Legend, by Richard Matheson

66. The Riftwar Saga, by Raymond E. Feist

67. The Shannara Trilogy, by Terry Brooks

68. The Conan The Barbarian Series, by R.E. Howard Every story I've found easily.

69. The Farseer Trilogy, by Robin Hobb

70. The Time Traveler's Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger

71. The Way Of Kings, by Brandon Sanderson

72. A Journey To The Center Of The Earth, by Jules Verne

73. The Legend Of Drizzt Series, by R.A. Salvatore Well, stopped after 4 series or so.

74. Old Man's War, by John Scalzi

75. The Diamond Age, by Neil Stephenson

76. Rendezvous With Rama, by Arthur C. Clarke

77. The Kushiel's Legacy Series, by Jacqueline Carey

78. The Dispossessed, by Ursula K. LeGuin Read this also last year after realizing that I hadn't read it before.

79. Something Wicked This Way Comes, by Ray Bradbury

80. Wicked, by Gregory Maguire

81. The Malazan Book Of The Fallen Series, by Steven Erikson

82. The Eyre Affair, by Jasper Fforde

83. The Culture Series, by Iain M. Banks Except for the last one.

84. The Crystal Cave, by Mary Stewart

85. Anathem, by Neal Stephenson

86. The Codex Alera Series, by Jim Butcher

87. The Book Of The New Sun, by Gene Wolfe

88. The Thrawn Trilogy, by Timothy Zahn Still the best Star Wars stories I've read or seen.

89. The Outlander Series, by Diana Gabaldan

90. The Elric Saga, by Michael Moorcock 

91. The Illustrated Man, by Ray Bradbury

92. Sunshine, by Robin McKinley

93. A Fire Upon The Deep, by Vernor Vinge 

94. The Caves Of Steel, by Isaac Asimov

95. The Mars Trilogy, by Kim Stanley Robinson

96. Lucifer's Hammer, by Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle

97. Doomsday Book, by Connie Willis

98. Perdido Street Station, by China Mieville

99. The Xanth Series, by Piers Anthony

100. The Space Trilogy, by C.S. Lewis



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