The X-Files (books)


During the run of the
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'', many books based on it were released, written, including novels based on episodes, a series of comic books from
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, and many "official" and "unauthorized" non-fiction books. Some of the novels, which were published in both
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editions, came out as
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s read by several of the series' stars, including
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(Ground Zero), John Neville (Fight the Future),
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(Skin) and Mitch Pileggi (Antibodies and Ruins). Apart from the novels, in 2016 first official ''The X-Files'' coloring book was released by IDW Publishing.

''The X-Files'' fiction

Apart from the following series of books, there has also been a ''Fight the Future'' book based on ''The X Files (film), The X Files Movie'', written by Elizabeth Hand, as well as ''The X-Files: I Want to Believe'' by Max Allan Collins.

Juvenile Series (Middle Grade)

* ''X Marks the Spot'' by Les Martin (Pilot (The X-Files), Pilot) * ''Darkness Falls'' by Les Martin (Darkness Falls (The X-Files), Darkness Falls) * ''Tiger, Tiger!, ''by Les Martin (Fearful Symmetry (The X-Files), Fearful Symmetry) * ''Squeeze'' by Ellen Steiber (Squeeze (The X-Files), Squeeze) * ''Humbug'' by Les Martin (Humbug (The X-Files), Humbug) * ''Shapes'' by Ellen Steiber (Shapes (The X-Files), Shapes) * ''Fear'' by Les Martin (Blood (The X-Files), Blood) * ''Voltage'' by Easton Royce (D.P.O.) * ''E.B.E'' by Les Martin and Easton Royce (E.B.E) * ''Die Bug, Die!'' by Les Martin (War of the Coprophages) * ''Ghost in the Machine'' by Les Martin (Ghost in the Machine (The X-Files), Ghost in the Machine)

Young Adults Series

* ''The Calusari'' by Garth Nix (The Calusari) * ''Eve'' by Ellen Steiber (Eve (The X-Files), Eve) * ''Bad Sign'' by Easton Royce (Syzygy (The X-Files), Syzygy) * ''Our Town'' by Eric Elfman (Our Town (The X-Files), Our Town) * ''Empathy'' by Ellen Steiber (Oubliette (The X-Files), Oubliette) * ''Fresh Bones'' by Les Martin (Fresh Bones) * ''Control'' by Everett Owens (Pusher (The X-Files), Pusher) * ''The Host'' by Les Martin (The Host (The X-Files), The Host) * ''Hungry Ghosts'' by Ellen Steiber (Hell Money) * ''Dark Matter'' by Easton Royce (Soft Light (The X-Files), Soft Light) * ''Howlers'' by Everett Owens (Unruhe) * ''Grotesque'' by Ellen Steiber (Grotesque (The X-Files), Grotesque) * ''Quarantine'' by Les Martin (F. Emasculata) * ''Regeneration'' by Everett Owens (Leonard Betts) * ''Haunted'' by Ellen Steiber (Shadows (The X-Files), Shadows) * ''Miracle Man'' by Terry Bisson (Miracle Man (The X-Files), Miracle Man)

Third Series

* ''Ascension'' by Quentin Thomas (Duane Barry/Ascension (The X-Files), Ascension/One Breath (X-Files Episode), One Breath) * ''Hunter'' by Charles L. Grant (Colony (The X-Files), Colony/End Game (The X-Files), End Game)


* ''Goblins'' by Charles L. Grant * ''Whirlwind'' by Charles L. Grant * ''Ground Zero'' by Kevin J. Anderson * ''Ruins'' by Kevin J. Anderson * ''Antibodies'' by Kevin J. Anderson * ''Skin'' by Ben Mezrich * ''The X-Files (film), Fight the Future'' by Elizabeth Hand * ''The X-Files: I Want to Believe'' by Max Allan Collins * ''The X-Files: Trust No One'' Anthology, edited by Jonathan Maberry. . Written by: Aaron S. Rosenberg, Brian Keene, Gayle Lynds and John Sheldon (writer), John Sheldon, Gini Koch, Heather Graham, Jonathan Maberry, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Kevin J. Anderson, Max Allan Collins, Paul Crilley, Paul Shipper, Peter Clines, Ray Garton, Stefan Petrucha, Tim Lebbon, Timothy Deal, W.D. Gagliani and David Benton. * ''The X-Files: The Truth Is Out There'' Anthology by Rachel Caine, Hank Philippi Ryan, Kelley Armstrong, Kami Garcia, Greg Cox (writer), Greg Cox and others. * ''The X-Files: Secret Agendas'' Anthology, edited by Jonathan Maberry. Stories by Jim Beard, Joh Gilstrap, Lauren A. Forry, Weston Ochse, Yvonne Navarro, Jade Shames, Andy Mangels, Lois Gresh, Jeff Mariotte & Marsheila Mariotte, Joe Harris (filmmaker), Joe Harris, Bryan Thomas Schmidt & Kate Corcino, Ryan Cady, George Ivanoff, Nancy Holder and Lucy A. Snyder. * ''The X-Files Origins'' Series of Books by Kami Garcia and Jonathan Maberry

Comic books (trade-paperback collections)

* ''The X Files Collection: Seven Stories from the Best-Selling Topps Comics Series'' by Stefan Petrucha, Charles Adlard, Miran Kim (Berkley Publishing, 1996) , * ''The X-Files, Vol. 1'' by Stefan Petrucha, Miran Kim, Charles Adlard (Checker Book Publishing Group, 2005) , * ''The X-Files Season 10 (comics), The X-Files Season 10'' - series of official continuation comic books, * ''The X-Files Season 11 (comics), The X-Files Season 11'' - series of official continuation comic books, * ''Millennium (2015 comic book)'' - official ''The X-Files'' and ''Millennium'' crossover, * ''The X-Files 2016'' - series of official continuation comic books, * ''The X-Files Classics'' - series of comic books, * ''The X-Files: Year Zero'' - series of comic books, * ''The X-Files Deviations'' - series of comic books, Issue 1 released March 1st 2017 * ''The X-Files X-Mas Special'' - series of comic books, * ''The X-Files: Conspiracy'', * ''The X-Files / 30 Days of Night'' crossover. *''The X-Files: Origins'' *The X-Files: Case Files

Non-fiction books

* ''The X-Files Declassified: The Unauthorized Guide'' by Frank Lovece (Carol Publishing, 1996) * ''The Unauthorized X-Cyclopedia: The Definitive Reference Guide to The X-Files'' by James Hatfield and George "Doc" Burt (Kensington, reissued 1997) Reissue * ''X-Treme Possibilities: A Comprehensively Expanded Rummage Through Five Years of The X-Files'' by Paul Cornell, Martin Day (writer), Martin Day, Keith Topping (Virgin Publishing, reissued 1998) Reissue * ''The Truth Is Out There: The Official Guide to The X-Files, Vol. 1'' by Brian Lowry and Chris Carter (screenwriter), Chris Carter, research by Sarah Stegall (Perennial Currents, 1995) * ''Trust No One: The Official Guide to The X-Files, Vol. 2'' by Brian Lowry and Chris Carter (screenwriter), Chris Carter, research by Sarah Stegall (HarperEntertainment, 1996) * ''I Want to Believe: The Official Guide to The X-Files, Vol. 3'' by Andy Meisler and Chris Carter (screenwriter), Chris Carter, research by Sarah Stegall (Harper Paperbacks, 1998) * ''Resist or Serve: The Official Guide to The X-Files, Vol. 4'' by Andy Meisler * ''The End and the Beginning: The Official Guide to The X-Files, Vol. 5'' by Andy Meisler (Perennial Currents, 2000) * ''All Things: The Official Guide to The X-Files, Vol. 6'' by Marc Shapiro (Harper Paperbacks, 2001) * ''X Marks the Spot: On Location With The X-Files'' by Louisa Gradnitzer & Todd Pittson, introduction by Tom Braidwood (Arsenal Pulp Press, 1999) * ''The Real Science Behind the X-Files: Microbes, Meteorites, and Mutants'' by Anne Simon, Ph.D. (Simon & Schuster / Touchstone, 2001) * ''The Art of the X-Files'' by Anne Rivers Siddons; introduction by William Gibson (HarperPrism, 1998) * ''The X Files Book of the Unexplained, Vol. One'' by Jane Goldman (Simon Schuster Trade) * ''The X Files Book of the Unexplained, Vol. Two'' by Jane Goldman (Harper Prism, 1997) * ''The Anderson Files, The Unauthorized Biography of Gillian Anderson'' by Marc Shapiro * ''The Duchovny Files: The Truth Is in Here'' by Paul Mitchell (author), Paul Mitchell (ECW Press, 1996) * ''Anderson + Duchovny, eXtra story'' by David Bassom * The Unofficial X-Files Companion by N.E. Genge (Crown, 1995) * ''The New Unofficial X-Files Companion, Volume Two'' by N.E. Genge (Macmillan, 1996) * The X-Files Lexicon by N.E. Genge (Avon, 1997) * ''X-Files Confidential, The Unauthorized X-Philes Compendium'' by Ted Edwards (Little, Brown and Company, 1996) * ''The Science of The X-Files'' by Michael White (author), Michael White * ''The Complete X-Files: Behind the Series the Myths and the Movies'' by Chris Knowles and Matt Hurwitz (Hardcover – November 11, 2008) * ''Wanting to Believe: A Critical Guide to The X-Files, Millennium & The Lone Gunmen'' by Robert Shearman (Mad Norwegian, 2009) * ''The X-Files'', part of the TV Milestones series from Wayne State University Press, by Theresa Geller, Theresa L. Geller (Wayne State University Press, 2016) * ''The X-Files FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Global Conspiracy, Aliens, Lazarus Species, and Monsters of the Week (FAQ Series)'' by John Kenneth Muir (Paperback, 2015) * ''The X Files Encyclopedia'' by Richard B. Gosnell (Paperback, 2015) * ''The X-Files The Official Collection Volume 1'' by Titan Comics (Paperback, 2016) * ''The X-Files - Little Green Men: Monsters & Villains, The Official Collection Volume 2 (X-Files: the Official Collection)'' by Titan Comics (Paperback, 2016) * ''The X-Files: The Official Collection Volume 3 Conspiracy Theory - The Truth, Secrets & Lies'' by Titan Comics (Paperback, 2016) * ''The X-Files: The Untold History of Television'' by Kathleen Olmstead (Kindle, 2016) * ''Writing The X-Files: Interviews with Chris Carter, Frank Spotnitz, Vince Gilligan, John Shiban, and Howard Gordon'' by Jason Davis (author), Jason Davis (Paperback, 2016) * ''The Complete X-Files: Revised and Updated Edition'' by Chris Knowles and Matt Hurwitz (Hardcover, 2016) and others.

See also

* List of television series made into books


External links

Some XF books
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