Pakiwaitara / Paki pūtaiao Fiction / Science Fiction
Science Fiction and fantasy is another very popular genre with fiction readers. Our collection of science fiction novels is distinguished for readers by blue spine labels. Science Fiction and Fantasy readers are the most dedicated group of readers in our Library, so this selection of web sites and catalogue quicksearches will help to inform, entertain and lead the reader to other great reads in their favourite genre.
Science fiction novels by sub-genre
Science Fiction websites
- Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Database
This is a complex site holding 68,000 items covering science fiction, fantasy, horror supernatural and weird fiction. The site includes history, criticism, commentary, fan writings and some reviews. It is a very good tool for tracing short story publications. There is an extensive Thesaurus to enhance search options.
- Science Fiction book reviews
This site covers Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Games. There are extensive reviews, award lists, interviews and serial sequencing.
- The Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy
This is the ultimate site for reviews of new and past material. All the Science Fiction and Fantasy awards are reviewed, with book covers included. The site includes fiction excerpts, author list that includes Philip K. Dick, Paul J McAuley, Terry Pratchett, Kim Stanley Robinson and Dan Simmons and a Discussion Forum. There is a long list of links which includes Author and Fan sites, Conventions, Magazines and Interviews. The site will ensure many hours of enjoyment.
- Science Fiction and fantasy world
This interactive site covers just about everything related to this genre. It includes, all reviews, from official to authorâs reviews, articles, interviews, and news. There is series information and games, DVD and comic links, and also reader's reviews.
- ASFA : Association of Science Fiction & Fantasy Artists
Although this site is still in the early stages of development it is worth checking out. Included are gallery portfolios, new additions and recently updated art work, index of artists, articles and FAQ(s). For anyone interested in the art work that usually accompanies the Science Fiction and Fantasy genre, will find this site very informative.
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