The best ever fantasy/sci-fi books

A Listmania! list by S. Ghosh "Serious Sphinx" (UK)
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Storm Breaking (The Mage storms)
1.  Storm Breaking (The Mage storms) by Mercedes Lackey
The list author says:
  "Brilliant ending to another fantastic  Valdemar trilogy, recommend read 'gryphons' trilogy first"
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Magic's Price (Daw Science Fiction)
2.  Magic's Price (Daw Science Fiction) by Mercedes Lackey
The list author says:
  "This'll have you in tears. Heart-rending ending to 'Magic's' trilogy, grittier than previous tales."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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The Mage Storms: Storm Warning Book 1
3.  The Mage Storms: Storm Warning Book 1 by Mercedes Lackey
The list author says:
  "First encounter with Karal, a young priest from Karse. Magic, love and mayhem mix in this 'ground-breaking' opener to the storm series"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Restoree
4.  Restoree by Anne McCaffrey
The list author says:
  "Perhaps not as well writen as others but lacks the predictability of later books."
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Dragonflight (The Dragon Books)
5.  Dragonflight (The Dragon Books) by Anne McCaffrey
The list author says:
  "recommend all of the McCaffery Dragons of Pern series, extremely good read with telepathic dragons."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews)

Fool's Errand (The Tawny Man Trilogy, Book 1): Book One of the Tawny Man: 1/3
6.  Fool's Errand (The Tawny Man Trilogy, Book 1): Book One of the Tawny Man: 1/3 by Robin Hobb
The list author says:
  "Read ANYTHING of Hobbs that you can get your hands on. The Tawny Man series may be dark but the characters are vivid and full of magic."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (208 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Little People
7.  Little People by Tom Holt
The list author says:
  "Darkly humourous writting combining magic and modern life in a sadisdic way."
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Sabriel
8.  Sabriel by Garth Nix
The list author says:
  "Obsessed with death, necromancy, and dark imagery this mildly chilling tale is set with a backdrop of superstition."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (266 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

I, Robot
9.  I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
The list author says:
  "Will machines rule the world? A.I? Asimov explores robotic rights without the OTT exageration of Hollywood. A classic read."
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Dune
10.  Dune by Frank Herbert
The list author says:
  "Incredible set of books. Descibes the clash of mysticism, the bedouin-like fremen, and the modern capitallism of the Empire. Gritty epic. Herbert may be drawing parallels to Earth."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (358 customer reviews)

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His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass"
11.  His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass" by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "You'll never want to put this down. Spell-binding writing."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (480 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Coming of Quantum Cats
12.  The Coming of Quantum Cats by Frederik Pohl
The list author says:
  "Stay with this. It's good read, and a crash course in imaginative quantum physics. Very odd and very good."
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The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Five Parts
13.  The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Five Parts by Douglas Adams
The list author says:
  "If you ever wondered why it's 'the Kumar's at no. 42' read this. You'll need a towel...."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (358 customer reviews)

The Colour of Magic: The First  Discworld Novel: 1
14.  The Colour of Magic: The First Discworld Novel: 1 by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "Great humour and adventure. You'll be wondering how you ever lived without it. Look out for Luggage, the best character he ever invented, that, and Death...."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (373 customer reviews)

Pride of Chanur
15.  Pride of Chanur by C. J. Cherryh
The list author says:
  "Space age politics, first contact from the alien perspective , and a whole load of battles...  free-for-all!"
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Foreigner: 10th Anniversary Edition (Foreigner Universe Books) (Foreigner Novels)
16.  Foreigner: 10th Anniversary Edition (Foreigner Universe Books) (Foreigner Novels) by C. J. Cherryh
The list author says:
  "While the Author does tend to waffle philosphically it's worth it to read through (it improves).Linguists will like this.the Treaty keeps the Atevi and the Humans at peace. Helped by a mediator. Bren"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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