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18 Best Sci-Fi Horror Books of All Time


Our goal: Build the most true list of best Sci-Fi Horror books.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Sci-Fi Horror books" and study the top 5 articles.
2. Add only the top books (mentioned 2+ times).
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This process takes a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1
    Appears in 4 articles
  2. 2

    Who Goes There?

    John W. Jr. Campbell

    Appears in 3 articles
  3. MOST RECOMMENDED!
    3

    The Hunger Games

    Suzanne Collins

    Appears in 2 articles
  4. 4
    Appears in 2 articles
  5. 5

    Frankenstein

    Mary Shelley

    Appears in 2 articles
  6. 6
    Appears in 2 articles
  7. 7

    I Am Legend

    Richard Matheson

    Appears in 2 articles
  8. 8
    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 9
    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 10
    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 11
    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 12

    Salvation Day

    Kali Wallace

    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 13
    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 14
    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 15

    Boneshaker

    Cherie Priest

    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 16

    The Andromeda Strain

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 2 articles
  17. 17

    Infected

    A Novel

    Scott Sigler

    Appears in 2 articles
  18. 18
    Appears in 2 articles

FAQ

  • How was this 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 books are in this list?

    There are 18 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this list?

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

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