Must-read stories.

There are 11 books with a ranking of Excellent.

  • Babel17 by Samuel R Delany (SF) [1999-11-10]
    Babel-17, winner of the Nebula Award for best novel of the year, is a fascinating tale of a famous poet bent on deciphering a secret language that is the key to the enemy’s deadly force, a task that requires she travel with a splendidly improbable crew to the site of the next attack.
  • Beacon At Alexandria by Gillian Bradshaw (Historical) [1998-01-08]
  • Chalion (1) Curse Of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold (Fantasy) [2003-03-15]
    All Cazaril wants is a humble post, something to live on. Instead he gets thrust into political intrigue and the darkness that is hanging over the country of Chalion.
  • Dangerous Notes by Gillian Bradshaw (SF)
    She wanted no escape from her mind. But they say that she's a liability to the public. She could be dangerous, she could kill. Branded a potential psychotic, Val Thornham's life is going to be turned upside down.
  • Hawk Of May (1) Hawk Of May by Gillian Bradshaw (Historical, Fantasy)
    An historical Arthur; the story of Gwalchmai, the son of... the sorceress Morgawse (Morgan le Fay).
  • Keeper (1) Keeper by Kristine Williams (SF) [2000-05-18]
    When Captain Alex Marcase heard his father had died, he expected his inheritance would fund his deep space expedition. When that legacy turned out to be a genetically altered slave named Evan, it spelled the end of Alex's normal, orderly life. The pair head into deep space with their enemies in hot pursuit, Alex's chief rival ahead of them, and a saboteur onboard. Book 1 in the KEEPER Series.
  • Liaden Scouts Progress by Sharon Lee, Steve Miller (SF)
    All of her life, Aelliana Caylon has lived by the rules of her overbearing brother, the heir-apparent of the clan Mizel. Though she is a brilliant mathematician, he has convinced her that she has no worth, and that her only chance for survival is to appease him. Then, on on a dare, she plays a game of chance and wins a starship. It is her way to escape her home, her planet, her drab life - if she can qualify as a pilot. Enter the accomplished Scout and Master Pilot known to her only as Daav...
  • Silver Metal Lover (1) Silver Metal Lover by Tanith Lee (SF) [1999-11-17]
  • Fitzwilliam Darcy Gentleman (3) These Three Remain by Pamela Aidan (Historical, Romance) [2009-01-10]
    Pride and Prejudice from Darcy's point of view (third in a trilogy).
  • Ultraviolet by R J Anderson (SF, TeenKid)
    Once upon a time there was a girl who was special. This is not her story. Unless you count the part where I killed her.
  • When the Stars Walk Backwards by Kristine Williams (SF) [2000-02-12]
    Military pilot Mac Brennan wanted a quiet, peaceful retirement, so he joined a deep space colony, forgotten for 20 years. They promised him lavender grass, clear blue skies, and untold miles of wild, untouched nature. What he found were the destroyed ruins of the original colony, an outdated AI full of riddles, and a young man with no memory of what happened, and an unspeakable fear of night.