Orson Scott Card is an American author best known for his work in science fiction and fantasy. His other genres include historical fiction, thriller and horror. His most popular series is the Ender Saga, but he has several other series including The Tales of Alvin Maker, The Homecoming Saga, Women of Genesis and more. He is a lifelong member of the Latter-day Saints.

Orson Scott Card’s career as a published author began in 1978 with Capitol, part of the Worthing series. Below is a list of all of Orson Scott Card’s full-length novels in order of when they were originally published as well as in chronological order:

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 (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow of the Hegemon (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
First Meetings in Ender's Universe (2002)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 (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ender in Exile (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows in Flight (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Earth Unaware (With: Aaron Johnston) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Earth Afire (With: Aaron Johnston) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Earth Awakens (With: Aaron Johnston) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Swarm (With: Aaron Johnston) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Children of the Fleet (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hive (With: Aaron Johnston) (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Ender Saga Books

Earth Unaware (With: Aaron Johnston)(2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Earth Afire (With: Aaron Johnston)(2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Earth Awakens (With: Aaron Johnston)(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Swarm (With: Aaron Johnston)(2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hive (With: Aaron Johnston)(2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ender's Game(1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ender's Shadow(1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A War of Gifts(2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Children of the Mind(1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow of the Hegemon(2000)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
Shadows in Flight(2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
First Meetings in Ender's Universe(2002)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
Children of the Fleet(2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Empire Books

Empire (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hidden Empire (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Extinct Books

Extinct (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Fleet School Books

Children of the Fleet (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Homecoming Saga Books

The Memory of Earth (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Call of Earth (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ships of Earth (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Earthfall (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Earthborn (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Laddertop Books

(with Emily Janice Card)

Laddertop, Volume 1 (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Laddertop, Volume 2 (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Lost & Found Books

Lost and Found (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Maps in a Mirror Books

The Changed Man (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maps In A Mirror (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flux (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cruel Miracles (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Monkey Sonatas (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Mayflower Trilogy Books

(with Kathryn H. Kidd)

Lovelock (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Mither Mages Books

Stonefather (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lost Gate (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gate Thief (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gatefather (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Pastwatch Books

Pastwatch (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Keeper of Dreams (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Pathfinder Books

Pathfinder (2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ruins (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Visitors (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Smart Pop Books

Getting Lost (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Tales Of Alvin Maker Books

Seventh Son (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Red Prophet (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Prentice Alvin (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alvin Journeyman (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heartfire (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crystal City (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Women Of Genesis Books

Sarah (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rebekah (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rachel & Leah (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Worthing Books

Capitol (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hot Sleep (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Worthing Chronicle (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

A Planet Called Treason / Treason (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Songmaster (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hart's Hope (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Saints / A Woman of Destiny (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wyrms (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Abyss (With: ) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lost Boys (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Treasure Box (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stone Tables (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Homebody (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Enchantment (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Magic Mirror (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Robota (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Zanna's Gift (With: Scott Richards) (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Magic Street (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Invasive Procedures (With: Aaron Johnston) (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Space Boy (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Town Divided by Christmas (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Fringe (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Salvage (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hamlet's Father (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Unaccompanied Sonata and Other Stories (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Folk of the Fringe (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Future on Fire (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

Dragon Age, Vol. 1 (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Characters & Viewpoint (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Storyteller in Zion (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Open Book (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Year's Best Science Fiction Books

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eleventh Annual Collection (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourteenth Annual Collection (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Anthology series.Numerous authors.

Publication Order of Elements of Fiction Writing Books

Plot (By: Ansen Dibell) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Plot (By: Ansen Dibell) (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Characters & Viewpoint (1988)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dialogue (By: Lewis Turco) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dialogue (By: Lewis Turco) (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beginnings, Middles & Ends (By: Nancy Kress) (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Description (By: Monica Wood) (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Dragons of Light(1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragons of Darkness(1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection(1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year, 1989(1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best Mystery Stories of the Year Mystery 1989, Audio Cassettes(1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Third Annual Best Horror Stories of the Year(1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Third Annual Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year(1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best Horror Value Collection(1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best Science Fiction Value Collection II(2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Skies: An Anthology of Today's Science Fiction(2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian(2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tar Heel Dead(2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Escape from Earth(2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Season of Wonder(2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oz Reimagined: New Tales from the Emerald City and Beyond(2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: A Planet Called Treason was revised in 1988 as Treason. Saints was also published under the title Woman of Destiny. Invasive Procedures, Earth Unaware, Earth Afire, Earth Awakens and The Swarm were co-authored by Aaron Johnston.

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  1. Sara: 7 years ago

    Ender’s Game is so fucking perfect.

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