Philosophical (Free)

The Fable of the Dragon - Nick Bostrom (~19 pages)

A society forced to feed a dragon thousands of live humans each day. The only writing to make me cry.

Three Worlds Collide - Eliezer Yudkowsky

Deep in space, a human crew meet two new alien civilizations with deeply different values.

The Hero With A Thousand Chances - Eliezer Yudkowsky

A universe has been in peril for centuries, fighting a losing battle against The Dust. They summon a hero to unravel their riddle.


Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality - Eliezer Yudkowsky (~2600 pages)

A Harry Potter fanfic where (among other things) Harry is raised by a biochemist and tutored in scientific and rational thinking. He goes off to Hogwarts and much shenanigans ensue.


Mort - Terry Pratchett (~260 pages)

A comedy following Death's new apprentice, Mort, and his adventures across Discworld. My favorite paid written fiction.

And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie (~300 pages)

A mystery novel following featuring 10 strangers who are killed one-by-one on an island.