The Ender Saga is a series of science fiction novels by American author Orson Scott Card. The series is also known as the Ender’s Game series and the Enderverse. Beyond novels, it also consists of several short stories and comic books. The series is set in the future where an alien race intends on making mankind extinct. The main protagonist is Ender Wiggin, a child soldier trained to be a future leader of Earth. The first book, Ender’s Game, is currently in development to be made into a feature film.

The Ender Saga began with Ender’s Game in 1985. Below is a list of Ender’s Game books in order of when they were originally published as well as a separate list that details the Enderverse chronology:

Publication Order of Ender Saga Books


Ender's Game(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Speaker for the Dead(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Xenocide(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Children of the Mind(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ender's Shadow(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow of the Hegemon(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow Puppets(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow of the Giant(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A War of Gifts: An Ender Story(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ender in Exile(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows in Flight(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Earth Unaware(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Earth Afire(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows Alive(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Ender Saga Books


Earth Unaware(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Earth Afire(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ender's Game(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ender's Shadow(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A War of Gifts: An Ender Story(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow of the Hegemon(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow Puppets(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow of the Giant(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ender in Exile(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Speaker for the Dead(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Xenocide(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Children of the Mind(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows in Flight(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows Alive(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Ender’s Shadow, Shadow of the Hegemon, Shadow Puppets, Shadow of the Giant and Shadows in Flight are considered the “Shadow’s Saga.” Ender’s Shadow runs parallel to Ender’s Game.

Earth Unaware is co-authored by Aaron Johnston.