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J. (Judith) C. Greenburg book Andrew Lost [On The Dog]
Size
Andrew, a 10-year-old inventor, has invented the Atom Sucker, which he believes is "the world's most powerful shrinking machine". He has in mind to make himself ant-sized to observe ants for a science project. But something goes wrong and he winds up shrinking himself and his 13-year-old cousin Ju ...more
J. Elliot Riley book Dangerous Clay
Female, Gender
Federal agent Ryan Solstice is hunting down the perfect killer: Chris, a shape-shifting assassin who used to do the government's dirty work anywhere in the world. Chris was born a girl, but can change into anyone - male or female - in order to get close to a target. Now, the perfect chameleon has ...more
J. K. Maxwell book The Phantom Sleuth : A Fantasy About Cats
Animal
http://www.authorhouse.com/BookStore/ItemDetail~bookid~8153.aspx http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/140334020X hero of the book changes into a cat and lives with cats
J. K. Rowling book Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Were
When Harry and co. leave the Whomping Willow, Professor Lupin gets bathed in moonlight and transforms into a werewolf.
J. Michael Reaves book Darkworld Detective
Gender
One episode has the hero meet brother and sister mindswappers. Brother's body gets killed but he steals the sister's body.
J.K. Rowling book Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Animal
More animal transformations.
J.K. Rowling book Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
There is a female character in this one named Tonks, who is a metamorphmagi. It's a rare ability she was born with that enables her to change her appearance at will. You see her change hair color in Chapter 2, entertain people by morphing her nose into amusing shapes, and throughout the book she is ...more
J.K. Rowling book Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Animal
Contains wizards who can change into animals.
J.K. Rowling book Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Male, Furry
Harry and Ronald use a potion to change into two other boys at their school. Harry's friend, Hermione, makes an error in mixing up a polyjuice potion with some cat hairs and ends up with cat fur, whiskers, and a tail.
J.K. Rowlings book Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Gender
The best of the Harry Porter Series. WARNING MAJOR SPOILER! It turns out that the amjor ally of the villian is someone whos suspose to be dead. A mother saves her 19 year old son by switching places with him in Prison - each taking on the other's physical body. It's revealed at the end and is ...more
J.R.R. Tolkien book The Hobbit
Were
In The Hobbit, (prequal to Lord of the Rings), Bilbo Baggins and the Dwarves meet up with Boern after they escape the goblin caves. Boern is basically a hermit, complete with his own isolated cabin in the woods at the edge of the mountain, but at night he changes into a bear. He apparently has ful ...more
J.T. McIntosh book Transmigration
Gender
The consciousness of a man travels from body to body after his death, some of them female.
Jack Chalker book The Cybernetic Walrus
Gender
Has some body-switching.
Jack Chalker book The Identity Matrix
Gender, Female
A man, trapped in the body of a prepubscent girl, meets a 21-year old female. They met up with the same aliens who stuck the man in the girl's body, As a result, the man's mind ends up in the young woman's body, and the young woman's mind ends up in the girl's. Alien body-swappers switch main chara ...more
Jack Chalker book The March Hare Network
Gender
Has some kind of convoluted gender-bender in it.
Jack Chalker book The Web of the Chozen
Gender
A virus turns humans into an artificial alien race. 80% of the men are turned into female aliens, although that doesn't happen to any of the main characters.
Jack Chalker book Echoes of the Well of Souls
Gender
A woman is turned into a male alien, and meets a female alien who was originally a girl. Toward the end.
Jack Chalker book Exiles at the Well of Souls
Gender
In an experiment, a man is briefly turned into a woman. Later, two men are turned into women as a means of disguise. However, they are turned into male aliens a couple of days later. There's also a race where all individuals are born female, and when get older turn into males.
Jack Chalker book Ghosts of the Well of Souls
Gender
2nd book of a continuation of the Well of Souls Saga. Multiple transformations of characters from the 1st volume continued in this. At end they return to the home planetoid of the Villain where it all started and the villain's nephew ends up in a twin of the body of the female cop. The female cop do ...more
Jack Chalker book Gods of the Well of Souls
Gender
The male protagonist spends most of this book in a female body, and in the end is stuck in it by mistake. Also, one male villain is turned into a slum girl as punishment.
Jack Chalker book Horror of the Dancing Gods
Gender
One of the characters is a girl who, as result of a curse, had her sexual organs transformed into male genitals, but kept the rest of her feminine body.
Jack Chalker book Lords of the Middle Dark
Gender
A girl brainwashes herself to believe she is a boy who was turned into a woman.
Jack Chalker book Masks of the Martyrs
Gender
More of what happened in previous books. Here, a couple of males are turned into female aliens.
Jack Chalker book Midnight at the Well of Souls
Gender
Most of the characters are transformed into different species. A male villain is turned into a female giant cockroach, another male is turned into a mermaid, and a girl is turned into a man.
Jack Chalker book Pirates of the Thunder
Gender
There's a character who is a creature that "absorbs" another being, becoming an exact duplicate of it. It appeared in the beggining to be a woman, and later becomes a man. It will change identity and sex a lot of times throughout the series.
Jack Chalker book Quest for the Well of Souls
Gender
Toward the end, a bunch of people (including some males) are turned into almost identical beautiful women.
Jack Chalker book Shadow of the Well of Souls
Gender
A married couple is transformed into identical twin female centaurs, and the villain is transformed into a female "Daisy Duck"-like alien. Also, one of the protagonists learns to body-switch at will with his girlfriend.
Jack Chalker book Songs of the Dancing Gods
Gender
Besides the changes that ocurred in previous books, in the end of this book the hero is turned permanently into a wood nymph and his wife is turned into a man.
Jack Chalker book Spirits of Flux and Anchor
Gender
A young man has his sexual organs turned into a woman's, keeping the rest of his masculine body. Later, the reverse happens to a girl.
Jack Chalker book Twilight at the Well of Souls
Gender
Some minor, mostly off-camera sex changes.
Jack Chalker book Vengeance of the Dancing Gods
Gender
The male protagonist temporarily swap bodies with a wood nymph. Later, the villain moves his mind into a female body as a disguise.
Jack Chalker book Warriors of the Storm
Gender
Various people get transformed into different species, and sometimes change sex. One woman become a male alien, and a bunch of others become members of an all-female race where the leader of the tribe becomes male.
Jack Chalker book When the Changewinds Blow
Gender
There's a part of the book where a girl uses an illusion to appear to be a young man.
Jack Chalker book Wonderland Gambit
Gender
This is a series of books by Jack L. Chalker that deal with alternate realities and the people in them and who control them. These stories predate the "Matrix" movies but bear some similarity. The central charaters continually find themselves in different realities as different people, most often of ...more
Jack Finney book Marion's wall
Female
Ghost of 20s flapper possess from time to time the body of proper young wife in modern times. ( WAS TURNED INTO A MOVIE)
Jack Vance book Lyonesse: Suldrum's Garden
Female
Absolutely first rate novel! There are many TF in it - including size. But one sub plot has a Witch who has lived a long time by stealing the bodies of young women, leaving them trapped in whatever old body she is in at the time. She tries to trick the young Heroine out of her body but the last vict ...more
Jack Vance book Rhialto the Marvellous
Gender
Although written and published as a novel, this book is actually composed of three shorter works put together. In the first of these, "The Murthe", an ancient sorceress (the female leader in a war between Witches and Wizards) returns to the Dying Earth after Aeons in hiding. In order to solidify h ...more
Jack Williamson book The Reign of Wizardry
Gender
Wonderful book. A middle-aged man claiming to be minor wizard has transformed himself into a beautiful woman to avoid death from pirates. He teams up with Thesus to overthrough the evil, immortal King Minos on Crete. Many transformation in book. Very clever plot. Nothing is as it seems.
Jackie Kessler book Hell's Belles
Female
Jezebel was a succubus who seduced men and dragged their souls off to Hell, but a little rebellious streak got her into trouble. Now she's on the run from the forces of evil, so she needs to hide out on earth, posing as a human woman. Jezebel spends most of the book stuck in the form of the witc ...more
Jaclyn the Ripper
Gender
Publication Date: November 10, 2009, Forge Books ISBN: 978-0-7653-1894-7, ISBN10: 0-7653-1894-6 Book Sequel to the movie (and novel) Time After Time by the original screenwriter/author, Karl Alexander. Synopsis: In Time After Time, H.G. Wells used his time machine to chase after Jack the Ripp ...more
Jak Koke book Dead Air
Gender
At start of story female elf is using special sensory equipment to get blackmail tape on lover. Her AV engineer accomplice plugs in and experiences her body.
James Alan Gardner book Commitment Hour
Gender
Future community has children switch genders yearly until they reach the age of 20 when they must choose a permanent gender.
James H. Schmitz book Telsey Toy
Gender
SF A collection of short stories about a telephatic teenager, In one of them she has to swap bodies with two brothers ( one good and the other evil) in order to save the good ones life.
James Herbert book Nobody True
Gender
Story told from the viewpoint of a the recently deceased protagonist as he investigates his own murder. A little too predictable for my tastes but I'm more of a Stephen King fan myself. SPOILER!!!! The villian is only capable of possesing deceased bodies which does remove the sense of vi ...more
James Joyce book Ulysses
Gender
Has a dream sequence in the Circe section which seems to have Leopold Bloom change into a woman (hard to tell, because it's VERY surreal).
James Patterson book The Lake House
Gender
An evil doctor attaches electrodes to patients' heads, and they experience their ultimate fantasy. One teenage boy experiences being a sexy female singer in Las Vegas.
Jamie Hall book Half Human, Half Animal: Tales of Werewolves and Related Creatur
Were
This nonfiction collection of folklore organizes its content by species. Werebeasts include werewolves (chapter 1), weredolphins (chapter 2), werecats (3), werefoxes (4), weresnakes (5), werehyenas (6), and a number of herbivores from weredeer to weresheep (in chapter 7). Each chapter also includes ...more
Jane Lindskold book Changer
Gender
Sven Trout, aka Loki, briefly turns into a Hispanic nurse in an attempt to assassinate Arthur Pendragon's right-hand man, Eddie, in the hospital. Also, there are hints in the book that Sven posed as another immortal named Lil Prima. While this book is full of shapeshifters and transformations, Sv ...more
Jean Paiva book The Lilith Factor
Gender
Adam had another wife. Her name was Lilith and she was pure evil. Her spirit has returned in several people, one of whom is a man.
Jeanne C. Stein book, Legacy
Gender
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Jeff Noon book Pollen
Female
An older woman gets her consciousness transferred to her daughter's life.
Jennifer Archer book Blame it on the Baby
Gender
I got this one a while back and it was excellent! About a 3rd of the book, with great descriptions that are quite believable and often humorous! I guess no one added it to the list! So here, courtesy of TG collector's message, is a fine story to add to your collection! NEW YEARS BABY'S 3 st ...more
Jennifer Archer book Body and Soul
Female
Middle Aged woman day dreaming wishes to swap bodies with sexy young woman of 20 she sees. Much to her suprise she does. The young woman in her body doesn't remember who she is. Kinda of wishy washy story where the writer wants to have her cake and eat it too.
Jennifer Jane Pope book Slave Genesis
Gender
First of at least five adult novels about a strange island devoted to SM power games and pony-girls. Turns out its run by aliens and human minds are transplanted into perfect female bodies (apparently the aliens haven't worked out how to make male clone bodies). In this first book a Scottish fish ...more
Jennifer Roberson book Shapechangers
Animal
This book tells about a tribe, the "Cheysuli", who are able to change into one special animal, called their "Lir" (mostly a wolf or a falcon). The normal people are frightened about the Cheysuli and want to kill them. Alix, the main charakter in the first book, didn`t know that she's a Cheysuli ...more
Jerry Jay Carroll book Top Dog
Animal
from Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Bogey Ingersol is finding it hard to do the right thing. The wealthy corporate raider spent most of Jerry Jay Carroll's first novel, Top Dog, as a large canine, confronting a choice between Good and Evil. In the Fair Lands, Bogey reevaluated his life. When return ...more
Jim Butcher book Fool Moon
Were
In the second book of the Dresden Files, Harry Dresden, the only wizard in the Chicago Yellow Pages, gets called in by the Chicago PD to help with a savage killing. It soon becomes evident that werewolves are involved, and if you like werewolves, this is a great book for you. It features werewolves, ...more
Jim Butcher book Grave Peril
Mythical, Gender
A male spirit is out to get revenge on Harry Dresden, PI wizard, as if he didn't have enough troubles. Twice the spirit possesses females, and each time seems to be enjoying the experience. Those parts are rather briefly described, but enjoyable, and the entire book is well worth reading. The third ...more
Jim C. Hines book Goblin Quest
Animal
A humourous fantasy novel about a lowly goblin who gets captured by a group of adventurers and is forced to share their adventure with them. At the end of the book he uses the Rod of Creation(the object that the adventurers had come seeking) to turn 3/4 of the party into animals, as they were go ...more
Joan D. Vinge book Catspaw
Gender
There is a passage that exactly describes Bonnie Tyler's Rock Video "If You Were a Woman and I Was a Man", including the male to female transformation segment.
Joanna Russ book The Female Man
Gender
Jael, the main character, takes a trip through Manland, where men live without "real" women; rather, males selected to fulfill female social and sexual roles undergo sex-change operations.
Jody Ayers book A Changed Man
Gender
Dr. Frank Arthur has discovered the secret of transmutation, how to be someone else. Eventually, so many people are switched around that even the individuals involved sometimes despair at getting their own bodies back.
Jody Scott book Vampire I
Gender
A young vampire is shown how swap bodies and has a few pages of how she was put into the body of Mr. Spock.
Joe Haldeman book All My Sins Remembered
Gender
In a short segment we meet a Otto/Josha, who has had his sex changed to flee religious persecution.
Joe Haldeman book Camouflage
Animal, Inanimate, Male, Gender
Two shapeshifters who have spent millions of years on Earth are drawn to the Samoan Islands after a mysterious artifact is found on the ocean floor. The primary shapeshifter, the alien "changeling", can shift into male, female, animal and inanimate shapes, with some effort. The changeling spends ...more
John and Spector, Craig Skipp book Dead Lines
Gender
Male villain in the story returns from dead and takes over body of female character. Towards end of book.
John Barnes book Mother of Storms
Gender
XV allows user to experience the body and emotions of the stars.
John Brosnan book The Opponax Invasion
Gender
A master thief changes himself into a woman to escape detection.
John Brunner book Traveller in Black
Inanimate
The Traveller has the secret power to grant wishes, but not necessarily in the way the wisher desires. There are lots of resulting TFs including two notable inanimate ones: 1) A man wishes to become rich by founding a new religion. The Traveller obligingly gives him the "gift" of perfect silence ...more
John D. MacDonald book Wine of the Dreamers
Gender
Dying colony of men and women send their minds out and take over bodies of other humans. The hero takes the beautiful queens mistress for a day, and a woman doctor.
John F. Carson book The Boys Who Vanished
Size
A science experiment goes terribly wrong, and two boys are shrunk to the size of ants. The book details their adventures as they adapt to their new world, finding food and shelter in their new environment and dealing with insects and spiders that are now bigger than they are.
John Irving book A Son of the Circus
Gender
One of his less popular books, it deals with a transsexual serial killer.
John Irving book The World According to Garp
Gender
MAJOR SPOILER: Roberta, an professional football player named Robert, is a major character in this book. She's apparently sort of cute, as she has several lovers. But the part I liked the most came at the end. Garp's adult son is in a motorcycle accident and is in the hospital for months. Rob ...more
John Lyly book Gallathea
Gender
Late sixteenth century play where two young women, both disguised as men, fall in love. At conclusion, goddess promises to turn one into man, and they marry.
John Moore book The Unhandsome Prince
Animal
Twist on the classic frog prince fairy tale. Starts just as the prince turns back into a prince after being a frog, so maybe it doesn't quite count--the actual TF happens on page -1, so to speak.
John Myers Myers book Silverlock
Animal
In chapter two, the hero is shipwrecked on the island of Aeaea, home of Circe. She feels insulted by the man and turns him into a pig.The hero is rescued by Golias, and when the next chapter begins, he has returned to his normal form.
John Nickle book The Ant Bully
Size
When Lucas is picked on by the neighborhood bully, he takes out his frustration on the ants on his sidewalk. But the ants get tired of his squirting them with a water pistol, and they capture him and put him on trial. The queen ant shrinks Lucas to ant size and decrees he must work with the worker a ...more
John Peel book Diadem: Book of Signs
Mythical
The trio of young magic-users have continued their journey on Rawn and now must face a wizard who can transform herself into whomever and whatever she pleases. In this case, she takes on the form of Amaris - a female centaur.
John Peel book Diadem: Book of Thunder
Mythical
Helaine Votrin, a girl who, often times, masquerades as a male, transforms herself into a unicorn in order to try and rat out another magic-user. Her transformation back into a human is less descriptive. This book series has just been re-released under the new name "Diadem: Worlds of Magic."
John Robert Russell book Ta
Gender
Girl is Astral Traveler; can take over other bodies including males.
John Shirley book Splendid Chaos
Gender
A chaotic story (but you knew that from the title) about a group of people who find themselves a in strange world where people's mental problems become physical realities.
John Stockholm book Succubus
Gender
Atmospheric horror set on a small island. Peter visits a childhood friend who has been researching occult matter. Peter suspects his friend's wife is not what she seems; meanwhile, Peter's cousin Mary is dealing with the wife's brother. As I read, I began to suspect there would be a change, but ...more
John Tigges book Venom
Animal
A woman is cursed to become a huge cobra on certain nights.
John Varley book The Golden Globe
Gender
The story of actor Kennith "Sparky" Valentine. In the beginning of the book we find that he has the ability, through various implants, to change shapes. He is playing Mercutio in "Romeo and Juliet", when the actress playing Juliet can not go on, he does. In this future acting has to be more graph ...more
John Varley book Steel Beach
Gender
The main character in the book starts off male and changes sex approximately half way through. Various other characters have had sex changes too.
Jon Buller and Susan Schade book Mike and the Magic Cookies
Animal
Mike Tracy it sent by his family to go pick up some dessert for his family. On the way he makes a wrong turn and ends up at a strange bakery. The baker sells him some animal shaped cookes and sends him on his way. When Mike and his family eat the cookies they begin turing into the animals that the ...more
Jon Courtenay Grimwood book 9Tail Fox
Male
A San Fransico cop by the name of Bobby Zha is shot and killed... ish. He then wakes up in a New York Hospital in the body of Robert Van Berg, whom was in a coma due to a car crash that killed his parents. Bobby uses Robert's inheritance (and body) to investiage his own murder.
Jon F. Merz book The Destructor
Female
Shiva, a half-vampire, half-werewolf assassin, uses her shapeshifting talent to try to outwit Lawson, the vampire Fixer of Boston. She takes a number of female forms in the book, including an old flame of Lawson's.
Jonathan Carroll book Voice of Our Shadow
Gender
Impossible to describe without completely ruining the book. There are no detailed transformations described, but there is some very definite gender switching going on.
Joseph H. Delaney book In The Face Of My Enemy
Gender
Kah-Sih-Omah is a God-like being who changes himself into a woman twice in the process of adapting to the cultures he lives in through the ages.
Joyce Carol Oates book A Bloodsmoor Romance
Gender
Woman escapes from marriage disguised as a man, eventually becomes a man.
Judith Mellecker book The Fox and the Kingfisher
Animal
Unhappy with their father's plan to remarry, a brother and sister have their wishes fulfilled by a stableboy who knows magic and are turned into a fox and a kingfisher. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0679805397/
Judith Tarr book A Fall Of Princes
Gender
In order to resolve a war, one of the leaders is transformed into a woman so she can marry her rival and unite the two realms.
Jules Feiffer book Tantrum
Age
A middle-aged man with two teenaged children is tired of the pressures of adult life, so he literally wills himself back to two years of age. A series of hilarious misadventures ensues, with the family taking the man-turned-baby to a doctor (who thinks they're playing a stupid trick on him), the reg ...more
Just a Few Inches
Size
Carrie Roberts, a high school cheerleader, overdoses on weight-loss pills and shrinks slowly from 5'8" to doll-size throughout the course of the book. Young adult fiction dealing with issues of body image and self-esteem. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00XX8HGUS
Justin Leiber book Beyond Rejection
Gender
The mind of Ishmael Forth is transfered into the body of the deceased spacer, Sally Cadmus. Sequals include "Beyond Humanity", and "Beyond Gravity".
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