SciFan: books and links for the science fiction fan

  search by writer, book or series:
   
 writers & series: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
home | about | links | e-mail 
 
   Themes (science fiction themes & fantasy themes 
 
  Welcome to our thematic pages, where you'll find lists of related fiction and non-fiction books. Sometimes we wrote an introduction to the theme. We also collect links to relevant web sites.

Many of these listings are quite comprehensive and include hundreds or even thousands or books. Others are more recent and obviously far from complete. Your suggestions are always welcome.

  • 16th Century
  • 17th Century
  • 18th Century
  • 19th Century


  • 2012
  • 20th Century
  • 21th Century
  • Adult Content
  • Afghanistan


  • Africa
  • African American
  • After the Apocalypse - Post-holocaust - Apocalypse
  • Agricultural - Ecological - Population Disasters
  • Alabama


  • Alaska
  • Albuquerque
  • Alchemy
  • Alcoholic
  • Alien Invasions


  • Alien Machines - Alien Artifacts
  • Aliens - Extra-terrestrials
  • Alternate History
  • Amnesia
  • Ancient Times


  • Angels - Archangels - Guardian Angels - Dark Angels
  • Antartica
  • Apprentices - Assistants
  • Archaeologists - Paleoanthropologist - Anthropologist
  • Argentina


  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Arson
  • Artic
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) - Thinking Machines


  • Artificial Life - Living Machines
  • Artificial Reality - Virtual Reality
  • Assassins
  • Astrology
  • Astronomy


  • Atlanta
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Authors - Writers
  • Bahamas


  • Bahrain
  • Ballet - Dance
  • Became a Film
  • Belgium
  • Black Holes


  • Blackmail
  • Boats - Ships - Yacht.
  • Bolivia
  • Boston
  • Brazil


  • California
  • Cambodia
  • Canada
  • Cannibalism
  • Caribbean


  • Carolina
  • Casino, Gambling
  • Cats
  • Charleston
  • Chicago


  • Children, Teens, Kids.
  • Chile
  • China
  • Christmas
  • Circus


  • Clones - Cloning
  • Clubs
  • Colonies in Space - Orbitals
  • Colorado
  • Columbia


  • Companion & Reference Guides - Encyclopedias - Nonfiction about Fiction
  • Connecticut
  • Cooking - Restaurants - Catering - Chef - Food - Wines
  • Cops - Sheriff
  • Corruption


  • Costa Rica
  • Crosswords
  • Cryogenically Frozen Human - Suspended animation
  • Cuba
  • Cyberpunk - Cyberspace


  • Czech Republic - Slovakia
  • Demons - Evils - Devil
  • Denmark
  • Denver
  • Detectives - Sleuths - Pis - Bounty Hunter


  • Detroit
  • Dinosaurs
  • Diplomats - Ambassy
  • Disabilities - Handicapped - Blinds - Deafs
  • Distant Worlds


  • Dogs
  • Dolls - Toys - Puppets
  • Dragons
  • Dreams - Nightmares
  • Drugs - Narcotics - Addiction - Psychoactive Substances


  • Dwarves
  • Earth
  • Easter Island
  • Egypt
  • Elves - Elven Lore


  • End of the World - End of Man
  • Energy
  • Espionage
  • Ex-Police Officers
  • Exodus


  • Extrapolations
  • Fairy
  • Fairy Realms - Enchanted kingdoms - Magic Worlds
  • Family Conflict, Violence
  • Far Futures


  • Far Past
  • Fashion - Jet Set - Hollywood - Actors - Theaters
  • FBI
  • Finland
  • First Contact - Contact with Aliens


  • Florida
  • Forensic
  • France
  • Future
  • Galactic Empires, Leagues & Federations


  • Games - Gaming - Sports
  • Genetic Engineering/manipulation - Bio-engineering
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghosts - Specters - Spirits - Haunting


  • Giants - Trolls - Ogres
  • Goblins - Orcs
  • Gone Missing - Abductions - Kidnapping - Hostages
  • Great Britain
  • Greece


  • Guatemala
  • Gypsies
  • Haiti
  • Halloween
  • Hard-Boiled


  • Hawaii
  • High Tech
  • Hive Minds - Collectivist Species
  • Hobbits - Leprechauns - Lilliputians - Imps - Gnomes - Pixies
  • Homosexuality


  • Hong Kong
  • Horror - Terror
  • Horses
  • Hotels - Restaurants - Motels - Inn
  • Human Colonization - Conquest of Other Worlds - Settlers


  • Human Computers - Fast Thinkers
  • Human Flight - Bird Man
  • Humor - Comedy - Satire
  • Hungary
  • Iceland


  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Immortality - Immortals - Eternal Life
  • India
  • Indiana


  • Indonesia
  • Insects - Arachnids - Insectoids
  • Intelligent Animals - Talking Animals - Sentient Animals
  • Interactive Adventure
  • Internal Affairs


  • Interstellar Travel - FTL (Faster than Light)
  • Interstellar Travel - STL (Slower than Light)
  • Investigations - Mystery - Cops, Detectives & PIs - Thrillers
  • Invisibility
  • Iran


  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica


  • Japan
  • Journalists
  • Jupiter - Ganymede
  • Kansas
  • King Arthur - Round Table - Merlin


  • Kings, Queens & Princes - Emperors - Kingdoms & Empires
  • Knights - Warriors - Samourais - Gladiators
  • Korea
  • Language
  • Laos


  • Las Vegas
  • Last Man On Earth
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Literary Fantasy


  • Literary Sequels - H. G. Wells
  • Literary Sequels - Jules Verne
  • London
  • Longevity
  • Los Angeles


  • Lost Civilizations
  • Lost Worlds - Ys - Avalon - Atlantis
  • Louisiana
  • Luxembourg
  • Madagascar


  • Magic - Magicians - Sorcerers - Witches - Wizards
  • Magic Artifact - Spells
  • Magic vs. Technology
  • Maine
  • Malaysia


  • Man vs. Machine
  • Marocco
  • Mars
  • Martial Arts SF - Martial Arts Fantasy
  • Maryland


  • Massachusetts
  • Mathematic Fantasy
  • Media Tie-in - Movies & TV
  • Media Tie-In - Role Playing Games (RPGs) & Wargames
  • Media Tie-in - Video Games


  • Medical SF - Medics - Medicine - Doctors - Healers
  • Mega corporations - Supranational capitalism
  • Men's Adventures
  • Mercenaries
  • Mermaids


  • MetaFiction
  • Meteor Strike
  • Mexico
  • Miami
  • Michigan


  • Middle Ages
  • Military SF - Military Fantasy
  • Mines
  • Minneapolis
  • Minnesota


  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Mongolia
  • Monsters
  • Montana


  • Moon
  • Mummies
  • Murders
  • Museums - Art Object - Art Market - Antiques Dealer
  • Music - Musical Instruments - Musicians


  • Mystery
  • Mystical Beasts, Minotaurs, Griffons, Pegasus, Sphinx, Gargoyles
  • Mythology - Myths - Legends - Fairy Tales - Folklore
  • Nanotechnology
  • Nashville


  • Native Americans
  • Netherlands
  • Nevada
  • New Guinea
  • New Jersey


  • New Mexico
  • New Orleans
  • New York City
  • New Zealand
  • North Carolina


  • Norway
  • Nuclear disaster - Massive destruction
  • Occult - Supernatural
  • Officers - Soldiers
  • Ohio


  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Orphans
  • Outer Space
  • Pakistan


  • Palestine
  • Panama
  • Parallel Universes - Alternate Worlds - Other Dimensions - Alternate Reality
  • Paranoia
  • Pennsylvania


  • Peru
  • Pets
  • Philadelphia
  • Pirates
  • Plague - Disease - Epidemic - Virus


  • Pluto
  • Poisons
  • Poland
  • Politics - Utopias and Dystopias
  • Portugal


  • Prehistoric Man - Prehistory
  • Prescience - Foretelling - Predicting the Future - Seers - Prophets
  • Priests- Shamans - Druids
  • Primitive Man - Barbarians
  • Prison - Jail


  • Prophecy
  • Prostitutes
  • Psychopaths
  • Puerto Rico
  • Quests - Holy Grail


  • Reincarnation - Life after Death - Resurrection
  • Religion - Theology - Gods & Deities - Faith - Priests & Clerics
  • Renaissance
  • Revenge
  • Revolution - Revolt - Rebels


  • Robots - Androids - Cyborgs
  • Romance - Love Story
  • Romania
  • Runaways
  • Russia


  • Saint Louis
  • Salt Lake City
  • San Antonio
  • San Francisco
  • Satellites (Artificial)


  • Saturn - Titan
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Savannah
  • Science Fiction Classics
  • Scotland


  • Seattle
  • Secession War
  • Secret Societies
  • Sects - Cults
  • Serial Killer


  • SETI - Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
  • Sex - Erotica - Sexuality
  • Shapeshifters - Changelings - Transformation
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Singapore


  • Size Matters
  • Slavery - Slaves - Servitude
  • Smuggling - Organ Traffic
  • South Carolina
  • Space Opera - Space Epics - Space Romances


  • Space Ships - Spacecraft
  • Spain
  • Spies - Special Agents
  • Steampunk
  • Submarine


  • Subterranean Worlds
  • Suicides
  • Supermen - Human Species Evolution - Future Man - Superheroes - Mutants
  • Suspense
  • Sweden


  • Switzerland
  • Sword and Sorcery
  • Syria
  • Telepathy - Mind Reading - ESP - Psionics - Psychic
  • Teleportation


  • Tennessee
  • Terraforming
  • Terrorism - Terrorists
  • Texas
  • Thailand


  • Thieves
  • Thrillers
  • Thugs - Mob - Mafia - Crime Organizations - Gangs - Triads
  • Tibet
  • Time Travel - Time Control - Time Warp


  • Traditional British
  • Treasure, Gems, Jewels, Gold
  • Trees - Plants -Treelike Beings - Sentient Trees
  • True crime - Case studies
  • Tunisia


  • Turkey
  • Twins - Triplets
  • U.S.A.
  • UFOs
  • Ukraine


  • Undeads - Zombies - Ghouls - Mummies
  • Underwater living - Ocean worlds & cities
  • Unicorns
  • Universities - Campus - School
  • Urban Fantasy


  • Uzbekistan
  • Vampires - Vampirism
  • Vandalism - Sabotage
  • Venezuela
  • Venus


  • Vermont
  • Veterans
  • Vietnam
  • Virginia
  • War


  • Washington, D.C
  • Weapons
  • Wedding
  • Werewolves - Lycanthropy
  • Western


  • Wildlife
  • Wisconsin
  • Witnesses
  • Women - Feminism - Gender Issues
  • Women Sleuths


  • World Building
  • WW I
  • WW II
  • WW III
  • Wyoming
  • Young Adult (YA) - books for teens
  • Young Reader - Books for Children (4 to 8)
  • Young Reader - Books for Children (9 to 12)

  •  
    1998-2010 Olivier Travers & Sophie Bellais - All Rights Reserved