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18 Best Sci-Fi Horror Books of All Time

Our goal: Find the best Sci-Fi Horror books according to the internet (not just one random person's opinion).

    Here's what we did:
  1. Type "best sci-fi horror books" into our search engine and study the top 5+ pages.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
    (It was a lot of work. But hey! That's why we're here, right?)

(Updated 2024)

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Last Updated: Monday 1 Jan, 2024

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    Who Goes There?

    Who Goes There?

    John W. Jr. Campbell

    The Hunger Games
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    I Am Legend

    I Am Legend

    Richard Matheson

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    Mary Shelley

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    Leviathan Wakes
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    Carrion Comfort
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    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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    The War of the Worlds
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    The Girl With All the Gifts
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    The Andromeda Strain

    The Andromeda Strain

    Michael Crichton

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    I Have No Mouth & I Must Scream
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    The Luminous Dead

    The Luminous Dead

    A Novel

    Caitlin Starling

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    Cherie Priest

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    Salvation Day

    Salvation Day

    Kali Wallace


  • How was this Sci-Fi Horror books list created?

    We searched for 'best Sci-Fi Horror books', found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Sci-Fi Horror books are in this list?

    There are 18 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Sci-Fi Horror books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Sci-Fi Horror books on the internet.

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