This is a list of books read for the Sword and Laser Book Club. Click on book title for more information about the book club's involvement with that book. This list is in reverse chronological order from most recently read book (at top) to the first book read (at bottom of list). This list is sortable by Title, Author, or Publisher. Refresh the page to return to reverse chronological order.

See also Books Almost Chosen

Title Author(s) US Publisher Month Read Seq
Network Effect Martha Wells Tor Books May 21 144
The House in the Cerulean Sea T.J.Klune Tor Books Apr 21 143
Elatsoe Darcie Little Badger Levine Querido Mar 21 142
The Fold Peter Clines Crown Feb 21 141
The Marrow Thieves Cherie Dimaline Dancing Cat Books Jan 21 140
Finding Baba Yaga (Alternate Pick) Jane Yolen Tor Books Dec 20 139a
Parable of the Sower Octavia E. Butler Grand Central Publishing Dec 20 139
Howl's Moving Castle Diana Wynne Jones HarperCollins Nov 20 138
Finder Suzanne Palmer Daw Oct 20 137
The Ten Thousand Doors of January Alix E. Harrow Redhook Sep 20 136
Elysium Jennifer Marie Brissett Aqueduct Press Aug 20 135
Black Leopard, Red Wolf Marlon James Riverhead Books Jul 20 134
A Memory Called Empire Arkady Martine Tor Books Jun 20 133
Magician: Apprentice Raymond E. Feist Bantam May 20 132
This is How You Lose the Time War Amal El-Mohtar Max Gladstone Saga Press Apr 20 131
The Light Brigade Kameron Hurley Saga Press Mar 20 130
Gideon the Ninth Tamsyn Muir Tor Feb 20 129
In the Company of Others Julie E. Czerneda DAW Jan 20 128
Hogfather Terry Pratchett Harper Dec 19 127
The Snow Queen Joan D. Vinge Tor Nov 19 126
Seven Blades in Black Sam Sykes Orbit Oct 19 125
Trail of Lightning Rebecca Roanhorse Saga Press Sep 19 124
The Poppy War R.F.Kuang Harper Voyager Aug 19 123
Vessel Lisa A. Nichols Atria Jul 19 122
The Last Unicorn Peter S. Beagle Penguin Roc Jun 19 121
The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury Doubleday May 19 120
Theft of Swords Michael J. Sullivan Orbit Apr 19 119
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone J.K.Rowling Scholastic Mar 19 118
The Calculating Stars Mary Robinette Kowal Tor Books Feb 19 117
Ninefox Gambit Yoon Ha Lee Solaris Books Jan 19 116
Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr John Crowley Saga Press Dec 18 115
Zeroes Chuck Wendig Harper Voyager Nov 18 114
Lovecraft Country Matt Ruff Harper Oct 18 113
Slan A.E. van Vogt Orb Books Sep 18 112
Jade City Fonda Lee Orbit Aug 18 111
Mortal Engines Philip Reeve Harper Collins Jul 18 110
Circe Madeline Miller Lee Boudreaux Books Jun 18 109
Night's Master Tanith Lee DAW Books May 18 108
Soulless (Alternate Pick) Gail Carriger Orbit Apr 18 107a
We are Legion We are Bob Dennis E. Taylor Worldbuilders Press Apr 18 107
An Unkindness of Ghosts Rivers Solomon Akashic Books Mar 18 106
A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle Farrar, Straus and Giroux Feb 18 105
Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Public Domain Jan 18 104
California Bones Greg van Eekhout Tor Books Dec 17 103
Doomsday Book Connie Willis Bantam Spectra Nov 17 102
The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter Theodora Goss Saga Press Oct 17 101
Helliconia Spring Brian Aldiss iBooks Sep 17 100
The Gunslinger Stephen King Grant Aug 17 99
The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin Ace Books Jul 17 98
The Hum and the Shiver Alex Bledsoe Tor Books Jun 17 97
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet Becky Chambers Harper Voyager May 17 96
The Invisible Library Genevieve Cogman Ace Books Apr '17 95
Gateway Frederik Pohl St. Martin's Press Mar '17 94
The Salt Roads Nalo Hopkinson Grand Central Publishing Feb '17 93
The Three-Body Problem Liu Cixin Tor Books Jan '17 92
The Rook Daniel O'Malley Little, Brown and Company Dec '16 91
Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits David Wong Thomas Dunne Books Nov '16 90
The Golem and the Jinni Helene Wecker Harper Oct '16 89
A Fire Upon The Deep Vernor Vinge Tor Books Sep '16 88
The Last Wish Andrzej Sapkowski Gollancz Aug '16 87
The Time Traders Andre Norton World Publishing Co. Jul '16 86
Updraft Fran Wilde Tor Books Jun '16 85
Aurora Kim Stanley Robinson Orbit May '16 84
A Darker Shade of Magic V.E.Schwab Tor Books Apr '16 83
The Fifth Season (Alternate Pick) N.K.Jemisin Orbit Apr '16 83a
All the Birds in the Sky Charlie Jane Anders Tor Books Mar '16 82
The Sword of Shannara Terry Brooks Del Rey Feb '16 81
Radiance Catherynne M.Valente Tor Books Jan '16 80
Arrows of the Queen Mercedes Lackey DAW Books Dec '15 79
Time and Again Jack Finney Orion Publishing Nov '15 78
The Traitor Baru Cormorant Seth Dickinson Tor Oct '15 77
A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller Jr HarperCollins EOS Sep '15 76
Uprooted Naomi Novik Del Rey Aug '15 75
Station Eleven Emily St. John Mandel Knopf Jul '15 74
City of Stairs Robert Jackson Bennett Broadway Books Jun '15 73
The Sword of Rhiannon Leigh Brackett Ace Books May '15 72
Wyrd Sisters Terry Pratchett Hartorch Apr '15 71
The Goblin Emperor Katherine Addison Tor Books Mar '15 70
Annihilation Jeff VanderMeer FSG Originals Feb '15 69
The Sparrow Mary Doria Russell Ballantine Books Jan '15 68
The Night Circus Erin Morgenstern Doubleday Dec '14 67
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep Philip K. Dick Del Rey Nov '14 66
Alif the Unseen G. Willow Wilson Grove Press  Oct '14 65
Stories of Your Life and Others Ted Chiang Small Beer Press Sep '14  64
The Name of the Wind Patrick Rothfuss DAW (Penguin Group) Aug '14 63
Dawn Octavia E. Butler Warner Books Jul '14 62
Promise of Blood Brian McClellan Orbit (Hachette) Jun '14 61
The Martian Andy Weir Broadway Books (Random House) May '14 60
A Dance of Cloaks David Dalglish Orbit (Hachette) Apr '14 59
The Brand (Alternate Pick) Bryan Alexander Benson CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Apr '14 59a
Altered Carbon Richard K. Morgan Del Rey (Random House) Mar '14 58
A Wizard of Earthsea Ursula K. Le Guin Parnassus Press (Hachette) Feb '14 57
The Einstein Intersection Samuel R. Delaney Ace Books (Penguin Random House) Jan '14 56
His Majesty's Dragon (Alternate Pick) Naomi Novik Del Rey (Penguin Random House) Dec '13 55a
A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent Marie Brennan Tor Books (Macmillan) Dec '13 55
Ancillary Justice Ann Leckie Orbit (Hachette) Nov '13 54
Boneshaker Cherie Priest Tor Books (Macmillan) Oct '13 53
The Demolished Man Alfred Bester Shasta Publishers [1947-1957] Sep '13 52
The Curse of Chalion Lois McMaster Bujold Eos (Harper Collins) Aug '13 51
Ringworld Larry Niven Ballantine Books (Penguin Random House) Jul '13 50
RedShirts (Alternate Pick) John Scalzi Tor Books (Macmillan) Jul '13 49a
Among Others Jo Walton Tor Books (Macmillan) Jun '13 49
Wool Hugh Howey Kindle Direct Publishing May '13 48
Dragonflight Anne McCaffrey Ballantine Books (Penguin Random House) Apr '13 47
Downbelow Station C.J. Cherryh DAW Books (Penguin Random House) Mar '13 46
Bridge of Birds Barry Hughart St. Martin's Press (Macmillan) Feb '13 45
Old Man's War John Scalzi Tor Books (Macmillan) Jan '13 44
The Hobbit J.R.R.Tolkien Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Dec '12 43
The Dirty Streets of Heaven Tad Williams DAW Books (Penguin Random House) Nov '12 42
Cloud Atlas David Mitchell Penguin Random House Oct '12 41
Foundation Isaac Asimov Spectra (Penguin Random House) Sep '12 40
Assassin's Apprentice Robin Hobb Spectra (Penguin Random House) Aug '12 39
Leviathan Wakes James S.A. Corey Orbit Books (Hachette) Jul '12 38
Tigana Guy Gavriel Kay Penguin Random House Jun '12 37
Hyperion Dan Simmons Doubleday (Penguin Random House) May '12 36
The Magicians Lev Grossman Viking Press (Penguin Random House) Apr '12 35
The Lies of Locke Lamora Scott Lynch Spectra (Penguin Random House) Feb '12 34
Empire State (Alternate Pick) Adam Christopher Angry Robot (Harper Collins) Jan '12 33a
Rule 34 Charles Stross Ace (Penguin Random House) Jan '12 33
1Q84 (Alternate Pick) Haruki Murakami Knopf (Penguin Random House) Nov '11 32a
Elantris Brandon Sanderson Tor Books (Macmillan) Nov '11 32
Reamde (Alternate Pick) Neal Stephenson William Morrow (Harper Collins) Oct '11 31a
Ready Player One Ernest Cline Penguin Random House Oct '11 31
Flashforward Robert J. Sawyer Tor Books (Macmillan) Aug '11 30
Fuzzy Nation (Alternate Pick) John Scalzi Tor Books (Macmillan) Jul '11 29a
A Dance With Dragons George R. R. Martin Spectra (Penguin Random House) Jul '11 29
The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins Scholastic Press Jun '11 28
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms N. K. Jemisin Orbit Books (Hachette) May '11 27
Blindsight Peter Watts Tor Books (Macmillan) Apr '11 26
Shadow and Claw Gene Wolfe Orb Books (Macmillan) Feb '11 25
Good Omens Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett Workman Jan '11 24
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe Charles Yu Pantheon (Penguin Random House) Nov '10 23
The Princess Bride William Goldman Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Sep '10 22
The Once and Future King T. H. White Ace (Penguin Random House) Sep '10 21
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress Robert A. Heinlein Orb Books (Macmillan) Jul '10 20
The Blade Itself (Alternate Pick) Joe Abercrombie St. Martin's Press (Macmillan) Jun '10 19a
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War Max Brooks Crown (Penguin Random House) Jun '10 19
Bitter Seeds Ian Tregillis Tor Books (Macmillan) May '10 18
The Windup Girl Paolo Bacigalupi Night Shade Books (Perseus Books Group) Mar '10 17
Down and out in the Magic Kingdom Cory Doctorow Tor Books (Macmillan) Jan '10 16
Mists of Avalon Marion Zimmer Bradley Knopf (Penguin Random House) Oct '09 15
The Forever War Joe Haldeman St. Martin's Press (Macmillan) Aug '09 14
A Game of Thrones George R. R. Martin Spectra (Penguin Random House) Jun '09 13
Daemon Daniel Suarez Signet (Penguin Random House) Apr '09 12
Dune Frank Herbert Ace (Penguin Random House) Mar '09 11
The Eye of the World Robert Jordan Tor Books (Macmillan) Jan '09 10
Memoirs Found in a Bathtub Stanislaw Lem Mariner Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Nov '08 09
Anathem Neal Stephenson William Morrow (Harper Collins) Sep '08 08
Watership Down Richard Adams Scribner (Simon and Schuster) Jul '08 07
Unshapely Things Mark Del Franco Ace (Penguin Random House) May '08 06
Childhood's End Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books (Penguin Random House) Apr '08 05
Neuromancer William Gibson Ace (Penguin Random House) Jan '08 04
American Gods Neil Gaiman William Morrow (Harper Collins) Dec '07 03
Ender's Game Orson Scott Card Tor Books (Macmillan) Nov '07 02
The Golden Compass Philip Pullman Scholastic Oct '07 01
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