Best Sci Fi/Fantasy Novels: 2000-2010

Old Man's War
Old Man's War By Scalzi, John, 1969- Book - 2005

Annotation:First in a series, followed by The Ghost Brigades and The Last Colony. Related: Zoe's Tale.

The Name of the Wind
The Name of the Wind By Rothfuss, Patrick, 1973- Book - 2007

Annotation:Followed by The Wise Man's Fear.

Kushiel's Dart
Kushiel's Dart By Carey, Jacqueline, 1964- Book - 2001

Annotation:Followed by Kushiel's Chosen and Kushiel's Avatar.

A Storm of Swords
A Storm of Swords By Martin, George R. R. Book - 2000

Annotation:Preceded by A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, then followed by A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons.

Mistborn The Final Empire By Sanderson, Brandon Book - 2006

Annotation:Followed by The Well of Ascension and The Hero of Ages.

Towers of Midnight
Towers of Midnight By Jordan, Robert, 1948-2007. Book - 2010

Annotation:Wheel of Time series, Book 13.

The Lies of Locke Lamora
The Lies of Locke Lamora By Lynch, Scott, 1978- Book - 2006

Annotation:Followed by Red Seas Under Red Skies.

Night Watch
Night Watch [a Discworld Novel] By Pratchett, Terry Book - 2002

Annotation:Part of the extensive Discworld series, which includes the hilarious Going Postal.

The Curse of Chalion
The Curse of Chalion By Bujold, Lois McMaster Book - 2001

Annotation:Followed by Paladin of the Souls and The Hallowed Hunt.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows By Rowling, J. K. Book - 2007

Annotation:Do I even need to mention the rest of the series? C'mon, it's Harry Potter!

The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games By Collins, Suzanne Book - 2008

Annotation:Followed by Catching Fire and Mockingjay. YA.

Deadhouse Gates
Deadhouse Gates A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen By Erikson, Steven Book - 2000

Annotation:Book 2 of The Malazan Book of the Fallen.

His Majesty's Dragon
His Majesty's Dragon By Novik, Naomi Book - 2006

Annotation:Followed by Throne of Jade, Black Powder War, Empire of Ivory, Victory of Eagles, and Tongues of Serpents

Changes A Novel of the Dresden Files By Butcher, Jim, 1971- Book - 2010

Annotation:Twelfth installment of a series that starts with Storm Front.

Revelation Space
Revelation Space By Reynolds, Alastair, 1966- Book - 2001

Annotation:Followed by Redemption Ark, Chasm City and Absolution Gap.

The Blade Itself
The Blade Itself By Abercrombie, Joe Book - 2007

Annotation:Followed by Before They are Hanged, and Last Argument of Kings. Also related to Best Served Cold and The Heroes.

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