Science Fiction/Fantasy Authors

The science fiction genre uses science-based ideas to create imaginary plots and scenarios. It is not uncommon for sci-fi novels to feature technology and/or futuristic aspects, such as space travel. Common sub-genres include: space operas, dystopia, time travel, and both hard & soft sci-fi.

The fantasy genre uses elements not found in reality as the basis for the plot, characters, and/or the setting; common elements are magic, mythical creatures, and  heroic journeys. Common sub-genres include: urban fantasy, high fantasy, magical realism, fairy tales & fables, and dark fantasy.

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SCI-FI
Justin Cronin
Andy Weir
H.G. Wells
T.C. Boyle
Jules Verne
Isaac Asimov
Jessie Mihalik
Chuck Wendig
Aldous Huxley
Jeff Vandermeer
Orson Scott Card
Margaret Atwood

URBAN FANTASY
J.R. Ward
Anne Rice
Jim Butcher
Nalini Singh
Ilona Andrews
Charlaine Harris
Kelly Armstrong
Seanan McGuire
Christine Feehan
Kim Harrison
Patricia Briggs
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Deborah Harkness
Laurell K. Hamilton

EPIC FANTASY
Terry Brooks
Naomi Novik
Robert Jordan
Terry Goodkind
Patrick Rothfuss
S.A. Chakraborty
Mercedes Lackey
George R.R. Martin
Brandon Sanderson

YOUNG ADULT / JUNIOR
C.S. Lewis
P.C. Cast
Libba Bray
Kate Elliott
Holly Black
J.K. Rowling
Sarah J. Maas
J.R.R. Tolkien
Veronica Roth
Philip Pullman
Ransom Riggs
John Flanagan
James Dashner
Cassandra Clare
Stephanie Meyers
Christopher Paolini