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Speculative Fiction

What will I find here?

Aliens. Creepy crawlies. Robots. Ghosts. And the worst of the bunch - humans!

The genre Speculative Fiction includes stories from a number of different sub-genres including:

  • Alternative History: Stories set in a historical time period where key events have diverged from the actual history of the world. 

  • Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic: Stories focusing on the collapse of society, or dealing with events following the collapse. 

  • Dystopian: Stories that explore the faults and failings of seemingly utopic societies. Often these stories portray concerns the author has about their current society. 

  • Fantasy: Stories set in a fictional world, often including magic or other supernatural elements. 

  • Horror: Supernatural stories that have the capacity to startle, frighten or disgust the reader. 

  • Paranormal: Stories set in the real world, which also include supernatural aspects. 

  • Science Fiction: Stories that include imagined futuristic, scientific or technological advances. Space, time travel and life on other planets are common themes. 

Top Loans for Speculative Fiction

The Silmarillion

The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien

Speculative Fiction


A Game of Thrones
Lord of the Flies
Ready Player One
American Gods
Disappearing Act
The Way of Shadows