Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card (born 1951) is an American author, critic, public speaker, essayist, columnist, and political activist. He writes in several genres, but is primarily known for his science fiction. His novel Ender's Game (1985) and its sequel Speaker for the Dead (1986) both won Hugo and Nebula Awards, making Card the only author to win both science fiction's top U.S. prizes in consecutive years. He is also known as an advocate for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, of which he has been a lifelong practicing member, and as a political commentator on many issues, including opposition to homosexual behavior and the legalization of same-sex marriage.


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Books by Orson Scott Card
Hot Sleep N/A
Capitol N/A
A Planet Called Treason 8.00   3
Songmaster 6.00   3
Unaccompanied Sonata and Other Stories N/A
The Worthing Chronicle 8.00   2
Hart's Hope 6.00   2
Ender's Game (Ender #1) 8.60   176
Speaker for the Dead (Ender #2) 7.98   83
Wyrms 6.00   1
Cardography N/A
Seventh Son (The Tales of Alvin Maker #1) 7.24   154
Treason 10.00   1
Red Prophet (The Tales of Alvin Maker #2) 7.08   125
The Abyss N/A
Prentice Alvin (The Tales of Alvin Maker #3) 7.04   120
The Folk of the Fringe N/A
The Worthing Saga 6.00   1
Eye For Eye / The Tunesmith N/A
Maps in a Mirror: The Short Fiction of Orson Scott Card 5.50   2
Xenocide (Ender #3) 7.24   63
The Memory of Earth (Homecoming Saga #1) 7.60   5
Lost Boys 10.00   1
The Call of Earth (Homecoming Saga #2) 6.34   3
Lovelock (The Mayflower Trilogy #1) 6.76   12
The Ships of Earth (Homecoming Saga #3) 6.00   2
Earthborn (Homecoming Saga #5) 6.00   1
Alvin Journeyman (The Tales of Alvin Maker #4) 6.56   109
Earthfall (Homecoming Saga #4) 5.00   2
Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbus (Pastwatch #1) 8.00   4
Treasure Box 8.00   1
Children of the Mind (Ender #4) 6.90   11
Homebody 8.00   1
Heartfire (The Tales of Alvin Maker #5) 6.78   92
Enchantment 8.00   3
Ender's Shadow (The Shadow Series (Ender) #1) 7.66   15
Shadow of the Hegemon (The Shadow Series (Ender) #2) 7.76   8
First Meetings 6.00   3
Shadow Puppets (The Shadow Series (Ender) #3) 6.76   8
The Crystal City (The Tales of Alvin Maker #6) 6.00   4
Robota N/A
Magic Street 6.00   2
Shadow of the Giant (The Shadow Series (Ender) #4) 7.42   7
Empire (Empire #1) 6.00   2
The Space Boy N/A
Invasive Procedures N/A
A War of Gifts 5.00   2
Keeper of Dreams N/A
Ender in Exile 6.66   3
Stonefather 9.00   2
Hidden Empire (Empire #2) N/A
Pathfinder (Pathfinder #1) 8.50   8
The Lost Gate (Mither Mages #1) 9.00   6
Hamlet’s Father N/A
Shadows in Flight (The Shadow Series (Ender) #5) 6.00   1
Earth Unaware (The First Formic War #1) 10.00   1
Ruins (Pathfinder #2) 10.00   1
The Gate Thief (Mither Mages #2) 9.26   4
Earth Afire (The First Formic War #2) 10.00   1
Earth Awakens (The First Formic War #3) 8.00   2
Visitors (Pathfinder #3) N/A
Gatefather (Mither Mages #3) N/A
The Swarm (The Second Formic War #1) 9.00   2
Children of the Fleet (Fleet School #1) N/A
The Hive (The Second Formic War #2) 7.00   1
Lost and Found N/A
The Last Shadow (The Shadow Series (Ender) #6) 8.50   2
Wakers (The Side-Step Trilogy #1) 7.76   4
Extinct (Extinct #1) 8.66   3

Speculative Fiction Novels (75)

(Extinct #3)
2026 | science fiction > space opera | Release date TBA
(The Side-Step Trilogy #3)
2024 | science fiction, young adult | Release date TBA
(Extinct #2)
2024 | science fiction > space opera | Release date TBA
(The Second Formic War #3)
2023 | science fiction | Release date TBA
(The Side-Step Trilogy #2)
2023 | science fiction, young adult | Release date TBA
(Extinct #1)
2023 | science fiction > space opera | Release date TBA
(The Tales of Alvin Maker #7)
2022 | fantasy, alternate history | Release date TBA
(The Side-Step Trilogy #1)
2022 | science fiction, young adult
(The Shadow Series (Ender) #6)
2021 | science fiction, short stories

2019 | fantasy, young adult
(The Second Formic War #2)
2019 | science fiction
(Fleet School #1)
2017 | science fiction
(The Second Formic War #1)
2016 | science fiction
(Mither Mages #3)
2015 | fantasy
(Pathfinder #3)
2014 | science fiction, young adult
(The First Formic War #3)
2014 | science fiction
(The First Formic War #2)
2013 | science fiction
(Mither Mages #2)
2013 | fantasy
(Pathfinder #2)
2012 | science fiction, young adult
(The First Formic War #1)
2012 | science fiction
(The Shadow Series (Ender) #5)
2012 | science fiction

2011 | fantasy
(Mither Mages #1)
2011 | fantasy
(Pathfinder #1)
2010 | science fiction, young adult
(Empire #2)
2009 | science fiction
(Mither Mages)
2008 | fantasy
(Ender)
2008 | science fiction

2008 | science fiction, fantasy, short stories
(Ender)
2007 | science fiction

2007 | science fiction

2007 | science fiction, young adult
(Empire #1)
2006 | science fiction
(The Shadow Series (Ender) #4)
2005 | science fiction

2005 | fantasy
(The Tales of Alvin Maker #6)
2003 | fantasy, alternate history

2003 | science fiction
(The Shadow Series (Ender) #3)
2002 | science fiction
(Ender)
2002 | science fiction, short stories
(The Shadow Series (Ender) #2)
2001 | science fiction
(The Shadow Series (Ender) #1)
1999 | science fiction > military science fiction

1999 | fantasy
(The Tales of Alvin Maker #5)
1998 | fantasy, alternate history

1998 | horror
(Ender #4)
1996 | science fiction > military science fiction
(Pastwatch #1)
1996 | science fiction

1996 | horror
(The Tales of Alvin Maker #4)
1995 | fantasy, alternate history
(Homecoming Saga #4)
1995 | science fiction
(Homecoming Saga #5)
1995 | science fiction
(Homecoming Saga #3)
1994 | science fiction
(The Mayflower Trilogy #1)
1994 | science fiction
(Homecoming Saga #2)
1993 | science fiction
(Homecoming Saga #1)
1992 | science fiction

1992 | horror
(Ender #3)
1991 | science fiction > military science fiction

1990 | science fiction, fantasy, short stories

1990 | science fiction, short stories

1990 | science fiction, short stories
(The Tales of Alvin Maker #3)
1989 | fantasy, alternate history

1989 | science fiction, short stories

1989 | science fiction
(The Tales of Alvin Maker #2)
1988 | fantasy, alternate history

1988 | science fiction
(The Tales of Alvin Maker #1)
1987 | fantasy, alternate history

1987 | science fiction

1987 | fantasy, short stories
(Ender #2)
1986 | science fiction
(Ender #1)
1985 | science fiction > military science fiction

1983 | fantasy

1983 | science fiction

1980 | science fiction, fantasy, short stories

1980 | science fiction

1979 | science fiction

1979 | science fiction

1979 | science fiction, short stories