Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 1 decade ago

Books to read??

I'm 13...and what are some good books for me to read this summer??


I pretty much like to read any kind of fave are sci-fi. But any kind of book is great!!! thanks!!

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Website below has lots of different lists.

    James White:

    Beginning Operations: A Sector General Omnibus includes: Hospital Station, Star Surgeon, and Major Operation.

    Alien Emergencies: A Sector General Omnibus includes: Ambulance Ship, Sector General, and Star Healer.

    Double Contact (about the Cinrusskin, Dr. Prilicla)

    General Practice (includes Code Blue - Emergency and The Genocidal Healer)

    Mind Changer

    The Watch Below

    The Silent Stars Go By

    Madeleine L'Engle:

    A Wrinkle in Time *

    A Wind in the Door *

    A Swiftly Tilting Planet *

    Many Waters *

    An Acceptable Time *

    E. E. "Doc" Smith:

    Triplanetary *

    First Lensman *

    Galactic Patrol *

    Gray Lensman *

    Second Stage Lensman *

    Children of the Lens *

    The Vortex Blaster (a.k.a. Masters of the Vortex) *

    The Skylark of Space series *

    Andre Norton:

    Starman's Son *

    Galactic Derelict *

    The Time Traders *

    Solar Queen

    Ursula K. LeGuin:

    The Telling *

    The Word for World is Forest *

    The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia *

    The Left Hand of Darkness *

    City of Illusions *

    Planet of Exile *

    Rocannon's World *

    The Lathe of Heaven *

    Lois Lowry: The Giver, Gathering Blue, and Messenger

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies, Pretties, Specials, and Extras.

    Jules Verne: Journey to the Center of the Earth *

    Isaac Asimov:

    Prelude to Foundation


    Foundation and Empire

    Second Foundation

    Foundation's Edge

    Foundation and Earth

    Forward the Foundation

    I, Robot (Nothing like the movie!)

    The Caves of Steel (Robot Series)

    The Naked Sun (Robot Series)

    The Robots of Dawn (Robot Series)

    Robots and Empire (Robot Series)

    The Currents of Space (Empire Series)

    The Stars, Like Dust (Empire Series)

    Pebble in the Sky (Empire Series)

    The Gods Themselves



    Fantastic Voyage


    The End of Eternity

    Ray Bradbury:

    The Martian Chronicles *

    Farenheit 451 (First published in 1953. A future totalitarian regime has banned books and they are burned.)

    Dandelion Wine

    The Illustrated Man

    H. G. Wells:

    The Time Machine *

    The War of the Worlds *

    The Island of Dr. Moreau

    The Invisible Man

    C. S. Lewis:

    Space Trilogy - Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, and That Hideous Strength

    Larry Niven: Ringworld

    Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle:

    The Mote in God's Eye and Lucifer's Hammer

    Edwin A. Abbott:

    Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Dionys Burger wrote a sequel called Sphereland. The two can be purchased in one volume.)

    Arthur C. Clarke:

    Against the Fall of Midnight *

    Childhood's End

    Rendevous with Rama

    The City and the Stars

    The Fountains of Paradise

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    2010: Odyssey Two

    2061: Odyssey Three

    3001: The Final Odyssey

    Robert A. Heinlein:

    Rocket Ship Galileo *

    Space Cadet *

    Red Planet *

    Farmer in the Sky *

    Between Planets *

    The Rolling Stones (Space Family Stone) *

    Starman Jones *

    The Star Beast *

    Tunnel in the Sky *

    Time for the Stars *

    Citizen of the Galaxy *

    Have Space Suit-Will Travel *

    Nothing Ever Happens on the Moon *

    Tenderfoot in Space *

    Green Hills of the Earth

    The Past Through Tomorrow

    Double Star

    The Door Into Summer

    Starship Troopers

    The Moon is a Harsh Mistress


    Glory Road

    Time Enough for Love

    The Puppet Masters

    Podkayne of Mars *

    Time for the Stars

    Red Planet

    Farnham's Freehold

    Stranger in a Strange Land (a classic of science fiction)

    Stanley Robinson:

    Mars Trilogy - Red Mars, Green Mars, and Blue Mars

    Orson Scott Card:

    Ender's Game

    Ender's Shadows

    A War of Gifts: An Ender Story

    Speaker for the Dead

    Michael Crichton:

    Sphere, The Terminal Man, The Andromeda Strain, and Jurassic Park

    Walter Tevis: The Man Who Fell to Earth

    Frederik Pohl: Gateway

    David Brin:



    Startide Rising

    The Uplift War

    Brightness Reef

    Infinity's Shore

    Heaven's Reach

    Glory Season

    The Postman

    Kiln People

    Joe Haldeman: The Forever War

    James Blish: Cities in Flight

    Gene Wolfe: Book of the New Sun

    Stanislaw Lem: Solaris, Cyberiad, Eden, and The Star Diaries

    Philip K. Dick:

    Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

    The Policeman Said

    Flow My Tears

    The Man in the High Castle


    George Orwell: 1984

    Frank Herbert:


    Dune Messiah

    Children of Dune

    God Emperor of Dune

    Heretics of Dune

    Chapter House of Dune

    Kurt Vonnegut: Slaughterhouse Five and Cat's Cradle

    Aldous Huxley: Brave New World

    Douglas Adams: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    Nancy Farmer:

    The House of the Scorpion (Humans despise clones, but young Matt is the clone of El Patron and that gives him special status.

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  • 1 decade ago

    I wouldn't know. What kind of books do you like?


    Maximum Ride

    Spy High


    Harry Potter

    Twilight Series


    Charlie Bone


    Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys

    I'm not really sure, but if you maybe post up what you like reading, then maybe I'lll edit my answer and give you more ideas.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Harry Potter

    Twilight series

    The Host

    A Great and Terrible Beauty

    Lord of The Rings

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  • 1 decade ago

    The Chronicles of Narnia, His Dark Materials, Warriors

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  • 1 decade ago

    If you like fantasy with a bit of paranormal and history thrown in check out some books by Lynn Kurland.

    Also if you're into fantasy check out my new book, An Unexpected Journey by Tara Catherine Dunn at

    Source(s): Romance writer and avid reader
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  • 1 decade ago

    Little Women

    Lord of the Rings

    The Hobbit

    Chronicles of Narnia

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  • 1 decade ago

    the 7 harry potter books are amazing,

    they keep you wanting to read on and they dont get boring,

    if your looking for something to keep you occupied this is a winner.

    hope this helps


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  • 1 decade ago

    DEpend on what you like.....






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  • 1 decade ago

    -house of the night series(marked,betrayed,chosen) by p.c and kristin cast.

    -blue is for nightmares series(blue is for nightmares,white is for magic,silver is for secrets,red is for remembrance) by laurie faria stolarz.

    -vampire kisses series(vampire kisses,vampire kisses 2:kissing coffins,vampire kisses 3:vampireville,vampire kisses 4:dance with a vampire,vampire kisses 5:the coffin club) by ellen schreiber.

    -ttyl series(ttyl,ttfn,l8r,g8r) by lauren myracle

    -aimee by mary beth miller

    -unleashed by kristopher reisz

    -univited by amanda marrone

    stephan king's books.

    sarah dessaen's books.

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