Adult Book Lists: Hard Science Fiction: Science Fiction Stories Based on Real Science and Technology

[Printable book list]

Catherine Asaro / SF ASARO
Primary Inversion

Catherine Asaro / SF ASIMOV
I, Robot (also available on audiobook, ebook, and DVD)

Stephen Baxter / SF BAXTER
Flood
Ark

Ben Bova / SF BOVA
The Grand Tour Series
Powersat
Empire Builders
Mars
Moonrise
Moonwar
Return to Mars
The Precipice
Jupiter
The Rock Rats
The Silent War
The Aftermath (also available on audiobook)
Saturn
Leviathans of Jupiter (also available on audiobook)
Titan
Mercury
Mars Life
Venus
The Return
Farside (also available on audiobook)
New Earth
Death Wave

Tobias S. Buckell / FIC BUCKELL
Arctic Rising

C. J. Cherryh / SF CHERRYH
Cyteen

Arthur C. Clarke / SF CLARKE
2001, a Space Odyssey (also available on DVD)

Michael Crichton / FIC CRICHTON
The Andromeda Strain (also available on DVD)
Jurassic Park Series
Jurassic Park (also available on audiobook and DVD)
The Lost World (also available on audiobook, ebook, Spanish, and DVD)

Joe Haldeman / SF HALDEMAN
The Forever War

Nancy Kress / SF KRESS
Beggars in Spain

M. J. Locke / SF LOCKE
Up Against It

Cixin Liu / SF LIU
The Three-Body Problem (also available on ebook)

Paul J. McAuley / SF MCCAULEY
The Quantum Thief

Alistair Reynolds / SF REYNOLDS
Absolution Gap (also available on audiobook)
The Prefect (also available on audiobook)
Pushing Ice (also available on audiobook)
House of Suns (also available on audiobook)
Revelation Space Trilogy
Revelation Space
Chasm City
Redemption Ark

Kim Stanley Robinson / SF ROBINSON
The Mars Trilogy
Red Mars
Green Mars
Blue Mars
Science in the Capitol Trilogy
Forty Signs of Rain
Fifty Degrees Below
Sixty Days and Counting
Green Earth (contains Forty Signs of Rain, Fifty Degrees Below, and Sixty Days and Counting)

John Sandford / SF SANDFORD and Ctein
Saturn Run (also available in large print, audiobook, and ebook)

Carl Sagan / SF SAGAN
Contact (also available on DVD)

Neal Stephenson / SF STEPHENS
Seveneves (also available on ebook)
The Diamond Age
Anathem (also available on audiobook)

Charles Stross / SF STROSS
Accelerando

Jules Verne / FIC VERNE
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (also available on audiobook and DVD)
From the Earth to the Moon
Around the World in Eighty Days (also available on audiobook and DVD)

Vernor Vinge / SF VINGE
Rainbows End
Zones of Thought
A Fire Upon the Deep
A Deepness in the Sky
The Children of the Sky
Realtime/Bobbie Series
The Peace War
Across Realtime

Peter Watts / SF WATTS
Firefall Series
Blindsight
Echopraxia

Andy Weir / SF WEIR
The Martian (also available on large print, audiobook, ebook, and DVD)

Robert CHarles Wilson / SF WILSON
Spin Series
Spin
Axis
Vortex

John C. Wright / SF WRIGHT
The Golden Age