Good books about time travel?
- Zac ZLv 75 months agoBest answer
Check out "The Time Traveler's Almanac", an anthology edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer.
It's a huge book containing nearly 70 time travel stories.
Obviously, "The Time Machine" by H. G. Wells is THE classic of the genre. If you haven't read it yet, you might want to get "The Book of Time" (ISBN 978-1-60543-534-3) which contains Wells' novella and two connected texts, as well as a sequel story by Richard Lupoff and three independent but connected stories, also by Lupoff.
Other classic time travel stories are Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee" which has already been mentioned, as well as L. Sprague de Camp's "Lest Darkness Fall". Also Isaac Asimov's "The End of Eternity".
I read and liked Audrey Niffenegger's "The Time Traveler's Wife"; you can read it as a time travel story with heavy romance elements or a romance novel with heavy time travel elements. I usually don't read romance but this one was interesting.
I've heard only the best about Gregory Benford's "Timescape", as well as Connie Willis' series of loosely connected time travel stories, starting with the story "Fire Watch" and the novels "Doomsday Book" and "To Say Nothing of the Dog".
Apparently, Kage Baker's Company series is also great.
- chorleLv 75 months ago
There are the Doctor Who novels. ( I think the Big Finnish audio dramas are better)
I liked Connie Willis' Blackout and All Clear one story in two books but it starts slowly.
If you like audio Keith Hughes has a couple on scribl
- SpikeLv 75 months ago
Star Trek The Original Series: The Rings of Time by Greg Cox
Star Trek The Original Series: No Time Like the Past by Greg Cox
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Imzadi by Peter David
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Imzadi II: Triangle by Peter David
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Dark Mirror by Diane Duane
Lost in Space: Return to Yesterday by Kevin Emerson
The Time Machine by HG Wells.
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- Anonymous5 months ago
Connie Willis has a series of loosely-connected time travel novels, beginning with The Doomsday Book.
- Elaine MLv 75 months ago
The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers (it has about 8 different ways to time travel).
The Time Travelers Wife
The Man Who Folded Himself
The Door Into Summer
Timeline (I didn't like this one all that much but a lot of people do).
- Wire and StringLv 75 months ago
time travel: a history by james gleick
- JohnLv 75 months ago
The Time Machine was published in 1895. It still reads like it was written yesterday. Check it out.
- ElaineLv 75 months ago
One of the best novels about time travel is "The Time Machine". "A Wrinkle In Time" is also a good read as is "Many Waters".
- curtisports2Lv 75 months ago
Doesn't involve time travel, but a timeshift - Replay, by Ken Grimwood.
- j153eLv 75 months ago
Time Traveler's Wife;
Strange Life of Ivan Osokin;
A Wrinkle in Time;
Rescue on the Oregon Trail (first of a series of time traveling adventures);
Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims (first of a series of time traveling adventures);
Dear and Glorious Physician;
Time and Again;
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court;
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe;
The Door into Summer;
A Christmas Carol;
The Guns of the South;
When You Reach Me;
The Master of Lucid Dreams;
Entering the Circle;
The Masters and Their Retreats;
The Great Divorce;
Magic Tree House Merlin Missions series by Mary Pope Osborne;