Dune is a science fiction franchise created by American author Frank Herbert, with contributions made by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. The first novel in the series, Dune, is considered by many to be the greatest sci-fi novels of all time. The series takes place in the distant future over several millennia. Its themes range from evolution to survival to religion to politics and much more.

The Dune series began in 1965 with Dune. Frank Herbert would go on to write five sequels to his sci-fi classic. Below is a list of all of the Dune books in order of when they were originally published (and in chronological order when necessary):

Publication Order of Dune Books


Dune(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dune Messiah(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Children of Dune(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
God Emperor of Dune(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heretics of Dune(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chapterhouse: Dune(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hunters of Dune(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sandworms of Dune(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Paul of Dune(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Winds of Dune(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sisterhood of Dune(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mentats of Dune(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dune: House Trilogy Books


House Atreides(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
House Harkonnen(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
House Corrino(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Legends Of Dune Books


The Butlerian Jihad(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Machine Crusade(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Battle of Corrin(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dune Collections


Songs of Muad'dib(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Road to Dune(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales of Dune(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dune Chapbooks


Fremen Justice(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


The Notebooks of Frank Herbert's Dune(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The first six Dune books were written by Frank Herbert. Songs of Muad’dub was written by Frank & Brian Herbert. The Road to Dune was written by Kevin J. Anderson and Frank & Brian Herbert. From Hunters of Dune on, the Dune books are written by Kevin J. Anderson and Brian Herbert. The spin-off series were written by Kevin J. Anderson and Brian Herbert.

The Dune: House Trilogy and Legends of Dune series are prequels to the original Dune series. The Dune: House Trilogy series is also known as the Prelude To Dune series.

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