Complex recently released its list of the top twenty-five horror novels published in the 21st century. Matt Barone put together a pretty solid collection of books. I’ve read a majority (but not all) of them, and I don’t agree with a few of the selections. That’s to be expected, though.
Plus The Guardian’s Damien Walter asks, Should science fiction and fantasy do more than entertain? I think speculative fiction should first and foremost entertain; anything beyond that is extra, and it’s largely dependent on reader tastes.