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An American national, Orson Scott Card is a scribbler whose place of birth is Richland upon Washington. A sexagenarian who spent his formative years in various states ranging from California to Arizona, Card was born on August 1951. Card, who is domiciled in Greensboro upon North Carolina, has many occupations; he writes novels, essays, reviews, critiques, and is a notable public speaker. Better yet, Card is a professor at the Buena Vista-based Southern Virginia University.

Order of Ender Saga Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Ender's Game 1985 Description / Buy
2 Speaker for the Dead 1986 Description / Buy
3 Xenocide 1991 Description / Buy
4 Children of the Mind 1996 Description / Buy
5 Ender's Shadow 1998 Description / Buy
6 Shadow of the Hegemon 2000 Description / Buy
7 First Meetings in Ender's Universe 2002 Description / Buy
8 Shadow Puppets 2002 Description / Buy
9 Shadow of the Giant 2005 Description / Buy
10 A War of Gifts (Short Story) 2007 Description / Buy
11 Ender in Exile 2008 Description / Buy
12 Shadows in Flight 2011 Description / Buy
13 Earth Unaware ( With: Aaron Johnston) 2012 Description / Buy
14 Earth Afire ( With: Aaron Johnston) 2013 Description / Buy
15 Earth Awakens ( With: Aaron Johnston) 2014 Description / Buy
16 The Swarm ( With: Aaron Johnston) 2016 Description / Buy
17 The Hive ( With: Aaron Johnston) 2019 Description / Buy
18 The Last Shadow 2021 Description / Buy

Chronological Order of Ender Saga Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Earth Unaware ( With: Aaron Johnston) 2012 Description / Buy
2 Earth Afire ( With: Aaron Johnston) 2013 Description / Buy
3 Earth Awakens ( With: Aaron Johnston) 2014 Description / Buy
4 The Swarm ( With: Aaron Johnston) 2016 Description / Buy
5 The Hive ( With: Aaron Johnston) 2019 Description / Buy
6 Ender's Game 1985 Description / Buy
7 Ender's Shadow 1998 Description / Buy
8 A War of Gifts (Short Story) 2007 Description / Buy
9 Shadow of the Hegemon 2000 Description / Buy
10 Shadow Puppets 2002 Description / Buy
11 Shadow of the Giant 2005 Description / Buy
12 Ender in Exile 2008 Description / Buy
13 Shadows in Flight 2011 Description / Buy
14 First Meetings in Ender's Universe 2002 Description / Buy
15 Speaker for the Dead 1986 Description / Buy
16 Xenocide 1991 Description / Buy
17 Children of the Mind 1996 Description / Buy
18 The Last Shadow 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Ender's Shadow Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Ender's Shadow 1998 Description / Buy
2 Shadow of the Hegemon 2000 Description / Buy
3 Shadow Puppets 2002 Description / Buy
4 Shadow of the Giant 2005 Description / Buy
5 Shadows in Flight 2011 Description / Buy
6 The Last Shadow 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Ender Saga Graphic Novels

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1 Ender's Game, Volume 1: Battle School ( With: Christopher Yost) 2009 Description / Buy
2 Ender's Shadow (Short Story) ( With: Mike Carey) 2009 Description / Buy
3 Ender's Game ( With: Aaron Johnston) 2009 Description / Buy
4 Ender's Game, Volume 2: Command School ( With: Christopher Yost) 2010 Description / Buy

Order of Ender Saga Collections

# Read Title Published Details
1 First Meetings (Short Story) 2002 Description / Buy

Order of Ender Saga Non-Fiction Books

# Read Title Published Details
1 Ender's World 2013 Description / Buy

Order of Empire Series

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1 Empire 2006 Description / Buy
2 Hidden Empire 2009 Description / Buy

Order of Extinct Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Extinct 2019 Description / Buy

Order of Fleet School Series

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1 Children of the Fleet 2017 Description / Buy

Order of Homecoming Saga Series

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1 The Memory of Earth 1992 Description / Buy
2 The Call of Earth 1993 Description / Buy
3 The Ships of Earth 1994 Description / Buy
4 Earthfall 1995 Description / Buy
5 Earthborn 1995 Description / Buy

Order of Laddertop Series with Emily Janice Card

# Read Title Published Details
1 Laddertop, Volume 1 2011 Description / Buy
2 Laddertop, Volume 2 2013 Description / Buy

Order of Maps in a Mirror Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Changed Man 1990 Description / Buy
2 Maps In A Mirror 1992 Description / Buy
3 Flux 1992 Description / Buy
4 Cruel Miracles 1992 Description / Buy
5 Monkey Sonatas 1993 Description / Buy

Order of Mayflower Trilogy Series with Kathryn H. Kidd

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1 Lovelock 1994 Description / Buy

Order of Micropowers Series

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1 Lost and Found 2019 Description / Buy
2 Duplex 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Mither Mages Series

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1 Stonefather (Short Story) 2008 Description / Buy
2 The Lost Gate 2011 Description / Buy
3 The Gate Thief 2013 Description / Buy
4 Gatefather 2015 Description / Buy

Order of Pastwatch Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Pastwatch 1996 Description / Buy
2 Keeper of Dreams 2008 Description / Buy

Order of Pathfinder Series

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1 Pathfinder 2010 Description / Buy
2 Ruins 2012 Description / Buy
3 Visitors 2014 Description / Buy

Order of The Side-Step Trilogy Series

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1 Wakers 2022 Description / Buy

Order of Tales Of Alvin Maker Series

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1 Seventh Son 1987 Description / Buy
2 Red Prophet 1988 Description / Buy
3 Prentice Alvin 1989 Description / Buy
4 Alvin Journeyman 1995 Description / Buy
5 Heartfire 1998 Description / Buy
6 The Crystal City 2003 Description / Buy

Order of Women Of Genesis Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Sarah 2000 Description / Buy
2 Rebekah 2001 Description / Buy
3 Rachel & Leah 2004 Description / Buy

Order of Worthing Series

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1 Capitol 1979 Description / Buy
2 Hot Sleep 1979 Description / Buy
3 The Worthing Chronicle 1983 Description / Buy

Order of Orson Scott Card Standalone Novels

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1 A Planet Called Treason / Treason 1978 Description / Buy
2 Songmaster 1980 Description / Buy
3 Hart's Hope 1983 Description / Buy
4 Saints / A Woman of Destiny 1984 Description / Buy
5 Wyrms 1987 Description / Buy
6 The Abyss ( With:) 1989 Description / Buy
7 Lost Boys 1992 Description / Buy
8 Treasure Box 1996 Description / Buy
9 Stone Tables 1997 Description / Buy
10 Homebody 1998 Description / Buy
11 Enchantment 1999 Description / Buy
12 Magic Mirror (Short Story) 1999 Description / Buy
13 Robota 2003 Description / Buy
14 Zanna's Gift (Short Story) ( With: Scott Richards) 2004 Description / Buy
15 Magic Street 2005 Description / Buy
16 Invasive Procedures ( With: Aaron Johnston) 2007 Description / Buy
17 Space Boy (Short Story) 2007 Description / Buy
18 A Town Divided by Christmas (Short Story) 2018 Description / Buy

Order of Orson Scott Card Short Stories/Novellas

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Fringe (in The Folk of the Fringe) (Short Story) 1985 Description / Buy
2 The Fringe 1985 Description / Buy
3 Hatrack River (in Asimov's) (Short Story) 1986 Description / Buy
4 Salvage 1986 Description / Buy
5 Eye for Eye 1987 Description / Buy
6 Computer Friendly (in F&SF) (Short Story) 1989 Description / Buy
7 Lost Boys (short story; in F&SF) (Short Story) 1989 Description / Buy
8 Dogwalker (in Asimov's) (Short Story) 1989 Description / Buy
9 Hamlet's Father (Short Story) 2011 Description / Buy

Order of Orson Scott Card Short Story Collections

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1 Unaccompanied Sonata and Other Stories 1981 Description / Buy
2 The Folk of the Fringe 1989 Description / Buy
3 Future on Fire 1991 Description / Buy

Order of Orson Scott Card Graphic Novels

# Read Title Published Details
1 Dragon Age, Vol. 1 2012 Description / Buy

Order of Orson Scott Card Non-Fiction Books

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1 How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy 1990 Description / Buy
2 A Storyteller in Zion 1993 Description / Buy
3 An Open Book (Short Story) 2004 Description / Buy
4 The Writer's Digest Guide to Science Fiction & Fantasy 2010 Description / Buy

Order of Elements of Fiction Writing Series

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1 Characters & Viewpoint 1988 Description / Buy
2 Plot ( By: Ansen Dibell) 1988 Description / Buy
3 Plot ( By: Ansen Dibell) 1988 Description / Buy
4 Dialogue (Short Story) ( By: Lewis Turco) 1989 Description / Buy
5 Dialogue (Short Story) ( By: Lewis Turco) 1989 Description / Buy
6 Beginnings, Middles & Ends ( By: Nancy Kress) 1992 Description / Buy
7 Description ( By: Monica Wood) 1995 Description / Buy

Order of The Year's Best Science Fiction Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection 1986 Description / Buy
2 The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eleventh Annual Collection 1994 Description / Buy
3 The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection 1997 Description / Buy

Order of Oz Reimagined Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Dorothy Dreams (Short Story) ( By: Simon R. Green) 2013 Description / Buy
2 Emeralds to Emeralds, Dust to Dust (Short Story) ( By: Seanan McGuire) 2013 Description / Buy
3 The Boy Detective of Oz (Short Story) ( By: Tad Williams) 2013 Description / Buy
4 A Meeting in Oz (Short Story) ( By: Jeffrey Ford) 2013 Description / Buy
5 Off to See the Emperor (Short Story) 2013 Description / Buy
6 The Cobbler of Oz ( By: Jonathan Maberry) 2013 Description / Buy
7 Lost Girls of Oz (Short Story) ( By: Theodora Goss) 2013 Description / Buy
8 Blown Away (Short Story) ( By: Jane Yolen) 2013 Description / Buy
9 A Tornado of Dorothys (Short Story) ( By: Kat Howard) 2013 Description / Buy
10 The Veiled Shanghai (Short Story) ( By: Ken Liu) 2013 Description / Buy
11 Dead Blue (Short Story) ( By: David Farland) 2013 Description / Buy
12 The Great Zeppelin Heist of Oz (Short Story) ( By: C.C. Finlay, Rae Carson) 2013 Description / Buy
13 Beyond the Naked Eye (Short Story) ( By: Rachel Swirsky) 2013 Description / Buy
14 City So Bright (Short Story) ( By: Dale Bailey) 2013 Description / Buy
15 One Flew Over the Rainbow (Short Story) ( By: Robin Wasserman) 2013 Description / Buy

Order of L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Series

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1 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. I ( By: , L. Ron Hubbard) 1985 Description / Buy
2 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. II ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 1986 Description / Buy
3 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. III ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 1987 Description / Buy
4 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. IV ( By: , L. Ron Hubbard) 1988 Description / Buy
5 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. V ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 1989 Description / Buy
6 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. VI ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 1990 Description / Buy
7 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. VII ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 1991 Description / Buy
8 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. VIII ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 1992 Description / Buy
9 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. IX ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 1993 Description / Buy
10 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. X ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 1994 Description / Buy
11 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XI ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 1995 Description / Buy
12 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XII ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 1996 Description / Buy
13 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XIII ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 1997 Description / Buy
14 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XIV ( By: L. Ron Hubbard, Dave Wolverton) 1998 Description / Buy
15 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XV ( By: , L. Ron Hubbard) 1999 Description / Buy
16 L. Ron Hubbard Presents The Best of Writers of the Future ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 2000 Description / Buy
17 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XVI ( By: , L. Ron Hubbard) 2000 Description / Buy
18 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XVII ( By: , L. Ron Hubbard) 2001 Description / Buy
19 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XVIII ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 2002 Description / Buy
20 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XIX ( By: , L. Ron Hubbard) 2002 Description / Buy
21 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XX ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 2004 Description / Buy
22 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XXI ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 2005 Description / Buy
23 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XXII ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 2006 Description / Buy
24 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XXIII ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 2007 Description / Buy
25 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XXIV ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 2008 Description / Buy
26 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XXV ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 2009 Description / Buy
27 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XXVI ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 2010 Description / Buy
28 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future: The First 25 Years ( By: Kevin J. Anderson, L. Ron Hubbard) 2010 Description / Buy
29 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XXVII ( By: L. Ron Hubbard, K.D. Wentworth) 2011 Description / Buy
30 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XXVIII ( By: David Farland, L. Ron Hubbard) 2012 Description / Buy
31 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. XXIX ( By: David Farland, L. Ron Hubbard) 2013 Description / Buy
32 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. 30 ( By: David Farland, L. Ron Hubbard) 2014 Description / Buy
33 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. 31 ( By: David Farland, L. Ron Hubbard) 2015 Description / Buy
34 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. 32 ( By: David Farland, L. Ron Hubbard) 2016 Description / Buy
35 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. 33 ( By: Anne McCaffrey, David Farland, Todd J. McCaffrey, L. Ron Hubbard) 2017 Description / Buy
36 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. 34 ( By: David Farland, L. Ron Hubbard) 2018 Description / Buy
37 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. 35 ( By: David Farland, L. Ron Hubbard) 2019 Description / Buy
38 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 36 ( By: David Farland, L. Ron Hubbard, Jody Lynn Nye, Katherine Kurtz, , Sean Williams, Nnedi Okorafor) 2020 Description / Buy
39 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 37 2021 Description / Buy
40 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 38 ( By: L. Ron Hubbard) 2022 Description / Buy

Order of Infinite Stars Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Infinite Stars 2017 Description / Buy
2 Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers 2019 Description / Buy

Order of Legends Series with Diana Gabaldon, Terry Pratchett, Anne McCaffrey, Tad Williams, George R.R. Martin, Robert Jordan, Terry Brooks, Robert Silverberg, Ursula K. Le Guin, Neil Gaiman, Elizabeth Haydon

# Read Title Published Details
1 Legends ( By: Robert Silverberg) 1998 Description / Buy
2 Legends II: Dragon, Sword, and King ( With: Diana Gabaldon, George R.R. Martin, Terry Brooks, Robert Silverberg, Elizabeth Haydon) 1998 Description / Buy
3 Legends 3 ( By: Terry Pratchett, Tad Williams, Robert Jordan, Robert Silverberg, Ursula K. Le Guin) 1999 Description / Buy

Order of Smart Pop Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Seven Seasons of Buffy: Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Discuss Their Favorite Television Show ( By: Scott Westerfeld, Charlaine Harris, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Kevin Andrew Murphy, Christie Golden, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Nancy Holder, Lawrence Watt-Evans, David Brin, Jacqueline Lichtenberg, Jean Lorrah, Laura Resnick, Sarah Zettel, Nancy Kilpatrick, Michelle West, , , , , Roxanne Longstreet Conrad, Jennifer Crusie) 2003 Description / Buy
2 Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix ( By: David Gerrold) 2003 Description / Buy
3 Five Seasons of Angel: Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Discuss Their Favorite Vampire ( By: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Peter S. Beagle, Laura Anne Gilman, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Nancy Holder, Jacqueline Lichtenberg, Jean Lorrah, Josepha Sherman, Laura Resnick, Michelle Sagara West, Candace Havens, , Steven Harper, , , Roxanne Longstreet Conrad, , Jennifer Crusie) 2004 Description / Buy
4 Stepping through the Stargate: Science, Archaeology and the Military in Stargate SG1 ( By: P.N. Elrod, Roxanne Conrad) 2004 Description / Buy
5 What Would Sipowicz Do? Race, Rights and Redemption in NYPD Blue ( By:) 2004 Description / Buy
6 The Anthology at the End of the Universe: Leading Science Fiction Authors on Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy ( By: Stephen Baxter, John Shirley, , Lawrence Watt-Evans, Adam Roberts, Susan Sizemore, , Jacqueline Carey, Vox Day, Cory Doctorow, A.M. Dellamonica, , , , Maria Alexander) 2005 Description / Buy
7 Finding Serenity: Anti-heroes, Lost Shepherds and Space Hookers in Joss Whedon's Firefly ( By:) 2005 Description / Buy
8 The War of the Worlds: Fresh Perspectives on the H. G. Wells Classic ( By: Connie Willis, Mercedes Lackey, H.G. Wells, Mike Resnick, Stephen Baxter, Lawrence Watt-Evans) 2005 Description / Buy
9 Navigating the Golden Compass: Religion, Science & Daemonology in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials ( By:) 2005 Description / Buy
10 Alias Assumed: Sex, Lies And SD-6 ( By:) 2005 Description / Buy
11 Farscape Forever! Sex, Drugs and Killer Muppets ( By:) 2005 Description / Buy
12 Flirting With Pride And Prejudice: Fresh Perspectives On The Original Chick Lit Masterpiece ( By: , Jennifer Crusie) 2005 Description / Buy
13 Revisiting Narnia: Fantasy, Myth and Religion in C. S. Lewis' Chronicles ( By:) 2005 Description / Buy
14 King Kong Is Back! An Unauthorized Look at One Humongous Ape! ( By: David Brin) 2005 Description / Buy
15 Totally Charmed ( By: Maggie Shayne, Rebecca York, Jody Lynn Nye, Evelyn Vaughn, Tanya Huff, Vera Nazarian, Jennifer Crusie) 2005 Description / Buy
16 Mapping the World of Harry Potter ( By: Mercedes Lackey) 2005 Description / Buy
17 The Man from Krypton: A Closer Look at Superman ( By:) 2006 Description / Buy
18 Star Wars on Trial ( By: David Brin) 2006 Description / Buy
19 The Battle for Azeroth ( By: Bill Fawcett) 2006 Description / Buy
20 Getting Lost 2006 Description / Buy
21 Boarding the Enterprise ( By: Robert J. Sawyer, David Gerrold) 2006 Description / Buy
22 James Bond in the 21st Century: Why We Still Need 007 ( By:) 2006 Description / Buy
23 Investigating CSI: Inside the Crime Labs of Las Vegas, Miami and New York ( By:) 2006 Description / Buy
24 So Say We All: An Unauthorized Collection of Thoughts and Opinions on Battlestar Galactica ( By:) 2006 Description / Buy
25 Earth's Last Days ( By: Vox Day) 2006 Description / Buy
26 Literary Cash: Unauthorized Writings Inspired by the Legendary Johnny Cash ( By:) 2006 Description / Buy
27 Webslinger: Unauthorized Essays On Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-man ( By:) 2007 Description / Buy
28 Halo Effect: An Unauthorized Look at the Most Successful Video Game of All Time ( By:) 2007 Description / Buy
29 Mind-Rain ( By: Scott Westerfeld) 2007 Description / Buy
30 Serenity Found: More Unauthorized Essays on Joss Whedon's Firefly Universe ( By: Alex Bledsoe) 2007 Description / Buy
31 Through the Wardrobe ( By: Herbie Brennan) 2008 Description / Buy
32 A New Dawn: Your Favorite Authors on Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Series ( By: Ellen Hopkins) 2008 Description / Buy
33 Secrets of the Dragon Riders: Your Favorite Authors on Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Cycle ( By:) 2008 Description / Buy
34 Secrets of the Dragon Riders: Your Favorite Authors on Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Cycle: Completely Unauthorized ( By:) 2008 Description / Buy
35 Secrets of the Dragon Riders ( By:) 2008 Description / Buy
36 You Do Not Talk About Fight Club: I Am Jack's Completely Unauthorized Essay Collection ( By: Chuck Palahniuk) 2008 Description / Buy

Orson Scott Card Anthologies

# Read Title Published Details
1 Chrysalis 4 1979 Description / Buy
2 Other Worlds Volume 1 1979 Description / Buy
3 Chrysalis 5 1979 Description / Buy
4 Dragons of Light 1980 Description / Buy
5 Chrysalis 7 1980 Description / Buy
6 Chrysalis 8 1980 Description / Buy
7 Dragons of Darkness 1981 Description / Buy
8 The First Omni Book of Science Fiction 1983 Description / Buy
9 The Fourth Omni Book of Science Fiction 1985 Description / Buy
10 The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1985 1985 Description / Buy
11 The Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection 1986 Description / Buy
12 Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, August 1986 1986 Description / Buy
13 The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourth Annual Collection 1987 Description / Buy
14 The Fifth Omni Book of Science Fiction 1987 Description / Buy
15 The Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year, 1989 1989 Description / Buy
16 The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1989 1989 Description / Buy
17 Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, November 1989 1989 Description / Buy
18 The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, December 1989 1989 Description / Buy
19 The Best Mystery Stories of the Year Mystery 1989, Audio Cassettes 1990 Description / Buy
20 The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, October/November 1991 1991 Description / Buy
21 Third Annual Best Horror Stories of the Year 1993 Description / Buy
22 Third Annual Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year 1993 Description / Buy
23 Best Horror Value Collection 1997 Description / Buy
24 Legends II: Dragon, Sword, and King 1998 Description / Buy
25 Far Horizons 1999 Description / Buy
26 Best Science Fiction Value Collection II 2001 Description / Buy
27 New Skies: An Anthology of Today's Science Fiction 2003 Description / Buy
28 Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian 2003 Description / Buy
29 New Magics 2004 Description / Buy
30 Tar Heel Dead 2005 Description / Buy
31 Escape from Earth 2006 Description / Buy
32 Masterpieces 2008 Description / Buy
33 Season of Wonder 2012 Description / Buy
34 Future Games 2013 Description / Buy
35 Oz Reimagined 2013 Description / Buy
36 Infinite Stars 2017 Description / Buy
37 Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 37, March 2019 2019 Description / Buy
38 Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers 2019 Description / Buy
39 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 37 2021 Description / Buy
40 Worlds Long Lost 2022 Description / Buy
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For his O-Levels, Orson Scott Card attended Brigham Young High School. For his undergraduate studies, Card was admitted to the Brigham Young University. Card first majored in archaeology at the institution prior to switching to and majoring in theater; Card got his bachelor’s degree in 1975. For his postgraduate education, Orson Scott Card schooled at University of Utah, wherein he received his master’s degree in 1981. For his doctoral studies, Card attended University of Notre Dame.

Orson Scott Card started writing while studying theater at Brigham Young University. When Card volunteered for Mormon-related missionary work around 1970, he stayed in Brazil where he was intrigued by its culture. Subsequently, some of his literary work is set in Brazilian cities such as Sao Paulo.

Orson Scott Card, whose niche is especially Science fiction and fantasy and non-fiction work, has many series to his credit, including trilogies, duologies, a tetralogy, quintets, a 14-book series, and a 17-book series. Among Orson Scott Card’s earliest and most notable book series is the Ender’s Saga series.

Alternatively known as Endeverse, this novel series consists of four major works, though there a total of seven works, including a prequel, novella and belated installment. There are as many as 222 editions of the first book in the Ender’s Saga series. The first edition was initially published in 1985, entitled Ender’s Game; and the book is shelved under the science fiction, fantasy, fiction, and young adult genres.

The main character in Orson Scott Card’s book is called Andrew “Ender” Wiggin. Protagonist Wiggin is a precociously intelligent and talented boy, computer whizz-kid, and crafty. Despite being underrated, Wiggin’s achievements surprise naysayers. The turning point in the first book in the serialized Enderverse, Ender’s Game, is the moment Wiggin is admitted to Battle School. A military school, Wiggin is being groomed to take on the mantle of a commander to secure the world and cushion mankind against alien invasions. Wiggin undergoes military training, especially simulated war games, amid jealous peers and pessimists and bullies in this inspiring multi-award-winning book.

Orson Scott Card Awards

Orson Scott Card is a multi-award-winning penman. These are the most notable literary prizes. In 1985, Card clinched the Hugo Award, in the Best Novel category; and, in 1986, Nebula Award, in the Best Novel section. In both cases, Card won in virtue of his 1985 book Ender’s Game. Card’s 1986 book Speaker for the Dead clinched Hugo Award (1987) in the Best Novel category, Nebula Award (1986) in the Best Novel section, and Locus Award (1986) in the Best Science Fiction Novel category.

Orson Scott Card clinched Alex Award for his 1998 book Ender’s Shadow. Card’s 1987 book Eye for Eye bagged Hugo Award, in the Best Novella award. Card’s 1995 book Alvin Journeyman clinched the 1996 Locus Award in the Fantasy Novel category. In 1987, Card bagged the World Fantasy Award, in the Long Fiction for his 1986 book Hatrack River. Card was also the recipient for the Whitney Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.

Orson Scott Card Books into Movies

There is a film adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s 1985 book named Ender’s Game. In the 2013 film, also titled Ender’s Game, the starring is English actor Asa Butterfield who appears as Ender Wiggin.

Best Orson Scott Card Books

These are the three best books in Orson Scott Card’s bibliography. The first is the aforementioned Ender’s Game.

Speaker for the Dead: The second book in Endeverse series, it features a tricenarian Wiggin who is contemplating the morality of wars.

Eye for Eye This book features a teenager who possesses a power that mysteriously kills those who irk him.

Other Book Series You May Like

Readers of Orson Scott Card’s books also liked these literary series. Lois McMaster Bujold‘s 17-book cyberpunk novel series, “Vorkosigan Saga”, features Miles Naismith Vorkosigan, a handicapped aristocrat who hails from a fictitious planet named Barrayar. Greg Bear’s duology, “Darwin’s Radio” series, features a molecular biologist named Kaye Lang. David Weber’s “Honor Harrington” series features Harrington, a martial artist and decorated female space naval officer.

When Does The Next Orson Scott Card book come out?

Orson Scott Card doesn't seem to have an upcoming book. Their newest book is Wakers and was released on February, 22nd 2022. It is the newest book in the The Side-Step Trilogy Series.

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