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36 Best Time Travel Books of All Time


Our goal: Build the most accurate list of best Time Travel books.

How we picked these:
1. Search for "best Time Travel books" and study the top 12 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. MOST RECOMMENDED!
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    Appears in 5 articles
  2. 2

    Kindred

    Octavia E. Butler

    Appears in 5 articles
  3. 3
    Appears in 4 articles
  4. 4

    The Time Traveler's Wife

    Audrey Niffenegger

    Appears in 4 articles
  5. 5
    Appears in 4 articles
  6. 6
    Appears in 4 articles
  7. 7

    11/22/63

    A Novel

    Stephen King

    Appears in 4 articles
  8. 8

    A Wrinkle in Time

    Madeleine L'Engle

    Appears in 3 articles
  9. 9

    A Christmas Carol

    Charles Dickens

    Appears in 3 articles
  10. 10
    Appears in 3 articles
  11. 12

    Recursion

    A Novel

    Blake Crouch

    Appears in 3 articles
  12. 13
    Appears in 3 articles
  13. 14
    Appears in 3 articles
  14. 15
    Appears in 3 articles
  15. 16

    Timeline

    A Novel

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 3 articles
  16. 17
    Appears in 3 articles
  17. 18
    Appears in 3 articles
  18. 19
    Appears in 2 articles
  19. 20
    Appears in 2 articles
  20. 21
    Appears in 2 articles
  21. 22
    Appears in 2 articles
  22. 23

    In a Holidaze

    Christina Lauren

    Appears in 2 articles
  23. 25
    Appears in 2 articles
  24. 26

    One Last Stop

    Casey McQuiston

    Appears in 2 articles
  25. 27
    Appears in 2 articles
  26. 28
    Appears in 2 articles
  27. 30
    Appears in 2 articles
  28. 31

    The Door into Summer

    Robert A. Heinlein

    Appears in 2 articles
  29. 32
    Appears in 2 articles
  30. 33

    Lightning

    Dean Koontz

    Appears in 2 articles
  31. 34

    Somewhere In Time

    Richard Matheson

    Appears in 2 articles
  32. 35
    Appears in 2 articles
  33. 36
    Appears in 2 articles

FAQ

  • How was this list created?

    We searched for "best Time Travel 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 36 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Time Travel books on the internet.

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