Alternate Universe

Alternate Universe (often abbreviated as "AU") is a descriptor used to characterize fanworks which change one or more elements of the source work's canon. Also may be known as multiverse. The various universes within the multiverse are called "parallel universes", "other universes" or "alternate universes."

Often used in Fantasy, Science-Fiction, and Comic genres.

New Releases Tagged "Alternate Universe"

The Mortal Word (The Invisible Library, #5)
The Mortal Word (The Invisible Library, #5)
Tsumiko and the Enslaved Fox (Amaranthine Saga, #1)
Empire Games (Empire Games #1, Merchant Princes Universe #7)
Summer in Orcus
Schooled in Magic (Schooled in Magic, #1)
Infinite Regress (Schooled in Magic, #9)
Europe at Midnight
In Some Other Life
The Long Cosmos (The Long Earth, #5)
Everything That Makes You
Clash of Eagles (Clash of Eagles, #1)
Batman/Superman, Volume 2: Game Over
The Last Mission of the Living (The Last Bastion #2)
Straits of Hell (Destroyermen, #10)
Zero World
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, #3)
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1)
His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1)
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1)
Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next, #2)
Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1)
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)
A Thousand Pieces of You (Firebird, #1)
The Hunger Games
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)

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Diana Wynne Jones
You've probably all had those kinds of dreams that are like usual life, except that a lot of things are not the same, and you seem to know the future in them. Well, this is because these other worlds where two things can happen spread out from our world like rainbows, and sort of flow into one another-
Diana Wynne Jones, Witch Week

Kate Atkinson
And with a massive roar the fifth wall comes down and the house of fiction falls, taking Viola and Sunny and Bertie with it. They melt into thin air and disappear. Pouf!
Kate Atkinson, A God in Ruins

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