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Lamb  by Matt Hill


Matt Hill

"When lorry driver Dougie Alport carries out a deadly attack on his employer's head office, the reverberations of his actions unleash a grief in his wife Maureen that threatens to reveal the secret she has spent years hiding from their son, Boyd. Moving north...

Out of the silent planet  by C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis

Out of the silent planet

C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis

"Tells the adventure of Dr Ransom who is kidnapped and transported to Mars Dr Ransom is a Cambridge academic who is captured whilst on a walking tour and forced into a spaceship by two men. With them he flies to Malacandra (Mars). There he escapes his two...

The fall of Hyperion  by Dan Simmons

The fall of Hyperion

Dan Simmons

"The mysterious Time Tombs are opening and the Shrike that has risen from them may well control the fate of all mankind. The Ousters are laying seige to the Hegemony of Man and the AIs we created have turned against us to build the Ultimate Intelligence: God....

Orbital  by Samantha Harvey


Samantha Harvey

"A singular new novel from Betty Trask Prize-winner Samantha Harvey, Orbital is an eloquent meditation on space and life on our planet through the eyes of six astronauts circling the earth in twenty-four hours. A slender novel of epic power, Orbital deftly...

The bicyclist's guide to the galaxy

The bicyclist's guide to the galaxy

"The power of the pedal and the page shine through in these ten joyfully feminist science fiction and fantasy stories. Adventures are set in imagined realities not so different from our own futures, pasts, and present-day lives. Enjoy an escape from the perils...

Children of ruin  by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Children of ruin

Adrian Tchaikovsky

"Thousands of years ago, Earth's terraforming program took to the stars. On the world they called Nod, scientists discovered alien life - but it was their mission to overwrite it with the memory of Earth. Then humanity's great empire fell, and the program's...

Arboreality  by Rebecca Campbell


Rebecca Campbell

"A novella-length expansion of the 2020 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award winning short story "An Important Failure," Arboreality is an intergenerational and interconnected story about the desettlement of British Columbia after climate change intensifies floods...

Twelve punches to Mars  by Jake Bible

Twelve punches to Mars

Jake Bible

"He's a genetic masterpiece. A perfect physical specimen. A badass among mortals. And a bouncer at the premiere dive bar on Earth because even badasses have to make a living. Now, Max Rage has been hired to protect the performing group, Punching Air, as they...

Intergalactic badass!  by Jake Bible

Intergalactic badass!

Jake Bible

"Genetically Engineered. Physically enhanced. Mentally conditioned. Master Chief Sergeant Major Max Rage was the top dog in an elite fighting force that no one in the galaxy could stop. Until, one day, someone did. The lone survivor, Rage was blamed for the...

The wages of sin  by Harry Turtledove

The wages of sin

Harry Turtledove

"What if HIV started spreading in the early 1500s rather than the late 1900s? Without modern medicine, anybody who catches HIV is going to die. A patriarchal society reacts to this devastating disease in the only way it knows how: it sequesters women as much...

The future  by Naomi Alderman

The future

Naomi Alderman

"When Martha Einkorn fled her father's isolated compound in Oregon, she never expected to find herself working for a powerful social media mogul hell-bent on controlling everything. Now, she's surrounded by mega-rich companies designing private weather,...

Ivory trees  by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Ivory trees

Kristine Kathryn Rusch

"When the discovery of a bunker reveals a treasure trove of ancient artifacts, interested parties throughout the Empire-from collectors to academics to researchers-want a piece of the action. But the finds draw attention from outside the Empire as well....

Star Wars : the eye of darkness  by George Mann

Star Wars : the eye of darkness

George Mann

"One year after the tragic events of The Fallen Star, the Jedi fight to break the Nihil's control over the galaxy. The galaxy is divided. Following the shocking destruction of Starlight Beacon, the Nihil have established an impenetrable barrier called the...

Doom's day, extraction point  by M. G. (Maria G.) Harris

Doom's day, extraction point

M. G. (Maria G.) Harris

"A brand-new original Doctor Who adventure featuring the 2nd and 9th Doctors, connected to the transmedia project, Doom's Day. It's the Doctor's universe. 24 hours to find them. 24 hours to escape death. The finest time-travelling assassin in the cosmos is...

Furious heaven  by Kate Elliott

Furious heaven

Kate Elliott

"The Republic of Chaonia fleets, under the joint command of Princess Sun and her formidable mother, Queen-Marshal Eirene, have defeated and driven out an invading fleet of the Phene Empire, though not without heavy losses. But the Empire remains undeterred....

Sands of Dune  by Brian Herbert

Sands of Dune

Brian Herbert

"Collected for the first time, these four previously unpublished Dune novellas by bestselling authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson shine a light upon the darker corners of the Dune universe. Spanning space and time, Sands of Dune is essential reading...

Escape orbit  by Patrick Chiles

Escape orbit

Patrick Chiles

"Five years ago, astronaut Jack Templeton took the spacecraft Magellan to the farthest reaches of our solar system, never to be heard from again. Until now. When the Magellan suddenly reappears where an undiscovered planet was suspected to be, it poses more...

The deep man  by Michael Mersault

The deep man

Michael Mersault

"The Galactic Imperium of the Myriad Worlds slumps into centuries of decadent peace enabled by a flood of advanced technology from the mysterious nonhuman "Shapers." Among the great Families, only the once-mighty clan of Sinclair-Maru remembers the maxims of...

Calamity  by Constance Fay


Constance Fay

"The captain of a ragtag mercenary ship is given an offer she can't refuse by the ruthless head of an intergalactic noble family. The only catch? She'll have to team up with his son - an upsettingly competent hardbody with his own agenda - to get her reward....

The lost cause  by Cory Doctorow

The lost cause

Cory Doctorow

"It's thirty years from now. We're making progress, mitigating climate change, slowly but surely. But what about all the angry old people who can't let go? For young Americans a generation from now, climate change isn't controversial. It's just an overwhelming...

Poseidon's wake  by Alastair Reynolds

Poseidon's wake

Alastair Reynolds

This novel is a stand-alone story which takes two extraordinary characters and follows them as they, independently, begin to unravel some of the greatest mysteries of our universe. Their missions are dangerous, and they are all venturing into the unknown ......

Godfall  by Van Jensen


Van Jensen

"When a massive asteroid hurtles toward Earth, humanity braces for annihilation-but the end doesn't come. In fact, it isn't an asteroid but a three-mile-tall alien that drops down, seemingly dead, outside Little Springs, Nebraska. Dubbed "the giant," its...

Those who resist  by N. C. Scrimgeour

Those who resist

N. C. Scrimgeour

"A dark shadow has fallen across the galaxy. The curators-a hive mind made from the memories of countless past civilisations-have finally returned, ready to finish the experiment they started millions of years ago. A splintered resistance with a desperate plan...

Those left behind  by N. C. Scrimgeour

Those left behind

N. C. Scrimgeour

"Time is running out for the people of New Pallas. Nobody knows that better than Alvera Renata, a tenacious captain determined to scout past the stars with nothing but a handpicked crew and a promise: to find a new home for humanity. But when a perilous...

System collapse  by Martha Wells

System collapse

Martha Wells

"Everyone's favorite lethal SecUnit is back in the next installment in Martha Wells's New York Times bestselling Murderbot Diaries series. Am I making it worse? I think I'm making it worse. Following the events in Network Effect, the Barish-Estranza...

Defiant  by Brandon Sanderson


Brandon Sanderson

"Spensa made it out of the Nowhere, but what she saw in the space between the stars has changed her forever. She came face to face with the Delvers, and finally got answers to the questions she's had about her own strange Cytonic gifts. The Superiority didn't...

The collected stories of Philip K. Dick ; by Philip K. Dick

The collected stories of Philip K. Dick ;

Philip K. Dick

"The definitive editions of Philip K. Dick's short stories, containing some of the most defining works in the Science Fiction genre. Work your way through some of the most influential stories from the 20th century, which have had a massive impact on popular...

Diamond dogs, turquoise days  by Alastair Reynolds

Diamond dogs, turquoise days

Alastair Reynolds

"Two tales of high adventure set in the same universe as his novels. The title story, Diamond Dogs, tells of a group of mercenaries trying to unravel the mystery of a particularly inhospitable alien tower on a distant world; Turquoise Days is about Naqi, who...

The best of Roger Zelazny  by Roger Zelazny

The best of Roger Zelazny

Roger Zelazny

"From the far reaches of space to the hidden corners of Earth, from aliens to wizards and everything in between. One of the most influential SFF writers of modern times, Roger Zelazny wrote across a wide range of subgenres and themes, experimenting with form...

Secondhand daylight  by Eugen M. (Eugen Matoyo) Bacon

Secondhand daylight

Eugen M. (Eugen Matoyo) Bacon

"Something is happening to Green. He is an ordinary guy, time-jumping forward at a startling, uncontainable rate. He is grappling to understand his present; his relationship is wholly tattered; his ultimate destination is a colossal question mark. Zada is a...

The collected stories of Philip K. Dick. Volume three  by Philip K. Dick

The collected stories of Philip K. Dick. Volume three

Philip K. Dick

"This edition of Philip K. Dick's work includes the influential 'Minority Report' and 'Sales Pitch', as well as a litany of mind-expanding other works, some of the most influential stories from the 20th century."--Publisher.

Hominids  by Robert J. Sawyer


Robert J. Sawyer

"Hominids is a stand-alone novel, but it's also the first book of The Neanderthal Parallax, a trilogy that will examine two unique species of people. They are alien to each other, yet bound together by the never-ending quest for knowledge and, beneath their...

Random acts of senseless violence  by Jack Womack

Random acts of senseless violence

Jack Womack

"It's just a little later than now and Lola Hart is writing her life in a diary. She's a nice middle-class girl on the verge of her teens who schools at the calm end of town. A normal, happy, girl. But in a disintegrating New York she is a dying breed. War is...

The Dyson file  by Jacob Holo

The Dyson file

Jacob Holo

"The Atlas Corporation was all set to tear apart the planet Mercury - converting its resources into a swarm of solar-collecting megastructures--when Esteban Velasco, lead Atlas engineer, is found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Detective...

Through the storm  by John Ringo

Through the storm

John Ringo

"Becoming a global celebrity overnight would make most people happy. Not Lynn Raven. As a teenage gaming prodigy, she's enjoyed years of anonymity behind the virtual mask of Larry Coughlin, war-hardened vet and virtual gaming mercenary. But now Lynn has...

Dirty water  by Tom Kratman

Dirty water

Tom Kratman

"1462: an alien who feasts on the suffering of sentient beings dines off the agonies of Vlad the Impaler's twenty-thousand victims near Targoviste, Romania. 1688: a woman is framed for witchcraft and hanged by the neck in Boston. 1965: a toy store that never...

The Tatami time machine blues  by Tomihiko Morimi

The Tatami time machine blues

Tomihiko Morimi

"In the boiling heat of summer, a broken remote control for an air conditioner threatens life as we know it in this reality-bending, time-slipping sequel to The Tatami Galaxy. During a scorching August in Kyoto, our protagonist and his worst friend, Ozu, are...



""Four of the most outstanding and most acclaimed novellas in science fiction ... Each novella has stood the test of time and completed the extremely difficult task of winning both the Nebula and the Hugo ... The Hugo is awarded at the annual Worldcon, voted...

Ubik  by Philip K. Dick


Philip K. Dick

"Glen Runciter runs a lucrative business deploying his teams of anti-psychics to corporate clients who want privacy and security from psychic spies. But when he and his top team are ambushed by a rival, he is gravely injured and place in "half-life," a...

Mea familia est omnia : Book 3  by Grozdana Lukic

Mea familia est omnia : Book 3

Grozdana Lukic

"In the enchanting third edition of the Mea Promissa Patria series, titled Mea Familia est Omnia, author takes readers on a captivating journey through time, destiny, and enduring love. This instalment of the series introduces a new era, a new set of...

Warriors gate and beyond  by Stephen Gallagher

Warriors gate and beyond

Stephen Gallagher

The TARDIS is caught in a collapsing void between two different universes - and the 4th Doctor, Romana and Adric must enter into a dangerous alliance with the Tharils - a race of enslaved, time-sensitive aliens. The consequences are explored in two further...

Communications breakdown

Communications breakdown

"This is a collection of stories about possible future communications platforms -- how those technologies might affect social and political structures, and how they play out differently in various geographies and social strata"--

On the steel breeze  by Alastair Reynolds

On the steel breeze

Alastair Reynolds

"Chiku Yellow is earthbound: living a peaceful life on a changing world as humanity explores a thousand new ways to experience life. Chiku Red is space-bound: blasted into deep space to investigate Eunice Akinya's last journey, and maybe discover the final...

Zoey is too drunk for this dystopia  by Jason Pargin

Zoey is too drunk for this dystopia

Jason Pargin

"Zoey Ashe wakes up every day feeling like she's trying to steer a battleship while tied to the propeller. The twenty-three-year-old heiress to a criminal empire is navigating a futuristic world of high-tech liars and cutthroats, forced to learn the rules of a...

Polaris  by Jack McDevitt


Jack McDevitt

"The luxury space yacht Polaris carried an elite group of the wealthy and curious thousands of light years from earth to witness a spectacular stellar phenomenon. It never returned. The search party sent to investigate found the Polaris empty and adrift in...

Biomelt  by Carlton Mellick


Carlton Mellick

"Nobody goes into the Wire District anymore. The place is an industrial wasteland of poisonous gas clouds and lakes of toxic sludge. The machines are still running, the drone-operated factories are still spewing biochemical fumes over the city, but the place...

Ancillary justice  by Ann Leckie

Ancillary justice

Ann Leckie

"They made me kill thousands, but I only have one target now. The Radch are conquerors to be feared - resist and they'll turn you into a 'corpse soldier' - one of an army of dead prisoners animated by a warship's AI mind. Whole planets are conquered by their...

The eighth continent  by Rhett C. Bruno

The eighth continent

Rhett C. Bruno

"A lowly construction worker on the Moon is Earth's only chance... Nick Morrison always wanted to be an astronaut. When a startup company recruits him to build a lunar launch system at the Moon's south pole, Nick gladly leaves behind his troubled life on...

Artificial wisdom  by Thomas R. Weaver

Artificial wisdom

Thomas R. Weaver

"An enthralling murder mystery with a vividly realised future world, forcing readers to grapple hard hitting questions about the climate crisis, our relationship with Artificial Intelligence and the price we would be willing to pay, as a species, to be saved....

Devil's battle  by Taylor Anderson

Devil's battle

Taylor Anderson

"Marooned on a deadly alternate Earth, Colonel Lewis Cayce and his soldiers find themselves outnumbered and outclassed in this riveting new adventure set in the world of the New York Times bestselling Destroyermen series. After being stranded on a very...

The ministry for the future  by Kim Stanley Robinson

The ministry for the future

Kim Stanley Robinson

"The Ministry for the Future is a masterpiece of the imagination, using fictional eyewitness accounts to tell the story of how climate change will affect us all. Its setting is not a desolate world, but a future that is almost upon us - and one in which we...

Earth retrograde  by R. W. W. Greene

Earth retrograde

R. W. W. Greene

"Becoming the planet's most (in)famous human has not changed Brooklyn Lamontagne one bit, but the time has come for him to choose where his allegiances really lie. The United Nations is working to get everyone off Earth by the deadline - set by the planet's...

These burning stars  by Bethany (Novelist) Jacobs

These burning stars

Bethany (Novelist) Jacobs

"On a dusty backwater planet, occasional thief Jun Ironway has gotten her hands on the score of a lifetime: a secret that could raze the Kindom, the ruling power of the galaxy. A star system away, preternaturally stoic Chono and brilliant hothead Esek-- the...

The best American science fiction & fantasy 2023

The best American science fiction & fantasy 2023

"The stories in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2023 are brimming with bizarre and otherworldly premises. Women can't lie or fall in love. Fathers feed their children ghost preserves. Souls chase one another through animal incarnations. Yet these...

Angron  by David Guymer


David Guymer

"Angron is roused to war once again, unleashed upon a weakened and vulnerable galaxy. Can it withstand his boundless rage? In the darkness of Imperium Nihilus, across half a million worlds cut off from the dim light of Holy Terra, a beacon is lit. The Red...

Wrath of the lost  by Chris (Author of Wrath Of The Lost) Forrester

Wrath of the lost

Chris (Author of Wrath Of The Lost)...

"Having secured Baal, the Flesh Tearers receive timely reinforcements from the Indomitus Crusade. In that moment of hope, however, they realise they've not heard from their now isolated homeworld of Cretacia in far too long-- Ordered by Gabriel Seth to secure...

Generation ship  by Michael Mammay

Generation ship

Michael Mammay

"In 2108, Colony Ship Voyager departed Earth for the planet of Promissa with 18,000 of the world's best and brightest on board. 250 years and 27 light years later, an arrival is imminent. But all is not well. The probes that they've sent ahead to gather the...

The heart goes last  by Margaret Atwood

The heart goes last

Margaret Atwood

"Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse. Job loss has forced them to live in their car, leaving them vulnerable to roving gangs. They desperately need to turn their situation around and...

A fire born of eExile  by Aliette de Bodard

A fire born of eExile

Aliette de Bodard

"The Scattered Pearls Belt is a string of habitats under tight military rule where the powerful have become all too comfortable in their positions, and their corruption. But change is coming, with the arrival of Quynh: the mysterious and enigmatic Alchemist of...

The long Earth  by Terry Pratchett

The long Earth

Terry Pratchett

"A collaborative science fiction work by two British authors. Joshua Valiente is a recluse who has discovered that there are parallel worlds in space that are similar to Earth in many ways, but none of them have human inhabitants. In searching out these other...

The waters rising  by Sheri S. Tepper

The waters rising

Sheri S. Tepper

"When the Sea King declares war on the small kingdoms of Norland, and forbids any ships from sailing on the rising waters that threaten to flood humanity, a princess must awaken an ancient killer to save the world."--Publisher.

Defiance  by C. J. Cherryh


C. J. Cherryh

"In the east, outright warfare has tied down the Assassins' Guild, and that region is in confusion. Ready to hand is an age-old feud in the west, where the Master of Ashidama Bay has long hated the Edi people of the north shore and equally hated the...

The line of polity  by Neal L. Asher

The line of polity

Neal L. Asher

"The Miranda space station has been utterly destroyed, while policing the frontiers of human-occupied space. Earth assigns Agent Ian Cormac to discover the truth - and alien bioconstruct Dragon seems the most likely culprit. Meanwhile, rebellion is brewing on...

Touch  by Claire North


Claire North

"He tried to take my life. Instead I took his. It was a long time ago. I remember it was dark, and I didn't see my killer until it was too late. As I died, my hand touched his. That's when the first switch took place. Suddenly, I was looking through the eyes...

Touched  by Walter Mosley


Walter Mosley

"Martin, his wife, and his two children are the only Black family on their neighborhood block in the Hollywood hills of Los Angeles. Suddenly, Martin is both father and Antibody, husband and Cure, occasionally slipping into an alternate consciousness and...

The victory  by Dan Abnett

The victory

Dan Abnett

The saga of Gaunt's Ghosts continues in this great value omnibus closing the Victory story arc. Decades of savage conflict in the Sabbat Worlds has led the crusade to a crucial juncture. The armies of Warmaster Macaroth have fought the Archenemy to a bloody...

The Kor  by Warren Fahy

The Kor

Warren Fahy

"When a Kor child spies a comet in the sky he sets a chain of events in motion that will shake the foundations of his people's civilization. As ancient truths are challenged, buried secrets are unearthed that will change the course of their society...

A stranger in the citadel  by Tobias S. Buckell

A stranger in the citadel

Tobias S. Buckell

"At the revolutionary crossroads of magic, betrayal, and long-forgotten truths, a naive, compassionate royal and a determined, hunted librarian discover a dangerous world of mortal and ancient menaces. The life of the youngest musketress of Ninetha has been...

Iron sunrise  by Charles Stross

Iron sunrise

Charles Stross

"Singularity Sky depicts a future where human societies have been involuntarily taken from Earth and widely distributed across the Milky Way galaxy, seemingly at random, in the wake of a technological singularity which has led to the onset of strong AI, in the...

The mote in God's eye  by Larry Niven

The mote in God's eye

Larry Niven

"In 3016, the 2nd Empire of Man spans hundreds of star systems, thanks to faster-than-light Alderson Drive. Intelligent beings are finally found from the Mote, an isolated star in a thick dust cloud. The bottled-up ancient civilization, at least one million...

To say nothing of the dog, or, How we found the bishop's bird stump at last  by Connie Willis

To say nothing of the dog, or, How we found the bishop's bird stump at last

Connie Willis

"Ned Henry is a time-travelling historian who specialises in the mid-20th century - currently engaged in researching the bombed-out Coventry Cathedral. He's also made so many drops into the past that he's suffering from a dangerously advanced case of...

Line war  by Neal L. Asher

Line war

Neal L. Asher

"The human Polity worlds are under attack from Erebus, a renegade AI. And it's now merged with lethal Jain technology, and isn't afraid to use it. When Erebus kills millions, on a world of no apparent significance, Agent Ian Cormac is sent to investigate. He's...

Starter villain  by John Scalzi

Starter villain

John Scalzi

"Inheriting his late uncle's business proves complicated. It's also way more dangerous than Charlie could ever have imagined. Because his uncle had kept his supervillain status a secret - until now. Divorced and emotionally dependent on his cat, Charlie wasn't...

The rising  by Jo Riccioni

The rising

Jo Riccioni

"Nara and her twin sister, Osha, escaped the brutal clutches of the Wastelanders, survived the violence of the Cooler, and fought themselves free against all odds. Searching for answers, they've arrived in a land that bears no resemblance to the cold, harsh...

The host  by Stephenie Meyer

The host

Stephenie Meyer

"Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the minds of human hosts while leaving their bodies intact. Wanderer, the invading "soul" who has been given Melanie's body, didn't expect to find its former tenant...

The dawn of AI  by Ryan Lekodak

The dawn of AI

Ryan Lekodak

"It's 2040 and transportation around the world is controlled by an advanced artificial intelligence system. The technology appears seamless until one fateful day, the seemingly impenetrable system fails, causing disasters and millions of deaths across the...

Maddaddam  by Margaret Atwood


Margaret Atwood

"Toby, a survivor of the man-made plague that has swept the earth, is telling stories. Stories left over from the old world, and stories that will determine a new one.Listening hard is young Blackbeard, one of the innocent Crakers, the species designed to...

Princess of Dune  by Brian Herbert

Princess of Dune

Brian Herbert

"Set two years before Dune: Princess of Dune is the never-before-told story of two key women in the life of Paul Muad'Dib--Princess Irulan, his wife in name only, and Paul's true love, the Fremen Chani. Both women become central to Paul's galaxy-spanning...

The Jinn-Bot of Shantiport  by Samit Basu

The Jinn-Bot of Shantiport

Samit Basu

"Shantiport was supposed to be a gateway to the stars. But the city is sinking, and its colonist rulers aren't helping anyone but themselves. Lina, a daughter of failed revolutionaries, has no desire to escape Shantiport. She loves her city and would do...

The body snatchers  by Jack Finney

The body snatchers

Jack Finney

"Mill Valley, Marin County, California. Dr Miles Bennell has lived there all his life. But one day Miles sees a patient who claims her Uncle isn't himself. He's a different person, despite being identical in every way except one: he is only pretending to have...

The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy  by Douglas Adams

The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy

Douglas Adams

"Arthur Dent thought his day was going badly when someone tried to demolish his house. Then someone demolished his planet. Rescued by his friend Ford - who is not a human from Guilford, but an alien from somewhere in the vicinity of Betelgeuse-- Arthur is...

Jurassic Park  by Michael Crichton

Jurassic Park

Michael Crichton

"On a remote jungle island, genetic engineers have created a dinosaur game park. An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now one of mankind's most thrilling fantasies has come true and the first dinosaurs that the...

Demography day  by Peter Breally

Demography day

Peter Breally

"A young journalist expecting her first child attends the prenatal clinic in Gladstone Australia where she lives and by a quirk of fate discovers that all women the world over have stopped falling pregnant for no explicable reason. The story that she writes...

Under a darkening moon  by Peter A. Heasley

Under a darkening moon

Peter A. Heasley

"The moon is struck by an unseen object. Radio frequencies are filling with noise. As Earth continues on an uncertain course, former priest Jody Conque embarks on a journey across the country to his wife and daughter. His path is marked by increasingly...

Polity agent  by Neal L. Asher

Polity agent

Neal L. Asher

"From eight hundred years in the future, a runcible gate is opened into the Polity. Those now coming through it had been sent specially to take the alien 'Maker' back to its home civilization in the small magellanic cloud. Once these refugees are safely...

The brill pill  by Akemi C. Brodsky

The brill pill

Akemi C. Brodsky

"In the not-so-distant future, organs can be re-grown from a handful of stem cells. For patients who can afford the treatment and hang on to life support for long enough, the prognosis is good. Even the most complex organ of all can be reproduced in the lab...

The never wars  by David Pedreira

The never wars

David Pedreira

"Special Forces are used to crazy ops, but orbiting a black hole to slow down time and fight Earth's dirty battles in the future? That's new, even for them. But that's the mission for Owen Quarry, Anaya Pretorius, and the rest of COG, a company of elite,...

The fractured dark  by Megan E. O'Keefe

The fractured dark

Megan E. O'Keefe

"Dying planets, dangerous conspiracies, and secret romance abound in the second book of the Devoured Worlds trilogy. Naira and Tarquin have escaped vicious counterrevolutionaries, misprinted monsters, and the pull of a dying planet. Now, bound together to find...

OKPsyche  by Anya Johanna DeNiro


Anya Johanna DeNiro

"An unnamed trans woman is looking for a sense of belonging, a better relationship with her son, and friends that aren't imaginary in this playful and aching short novel"--

The death I gave him  by Em X. Liu

The death I gave him

Em X. Liu

"A lyrical queer sci-fi retelling of Shakespeare's Hamlet as a locked-room thriller. Hayden Lichfield's life is ripped apart when he finds his father murdered in their lab, and the camera logs erased. The killer can only have been after one thing: the Sisyphus...

Mentats of Dune  by Brian Herbert

Mentats of Dune

Brian Herbert

"In Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson's Mentats of Dune, the thinking machines have been defeated but the struggle for humanity€s future continues. Gilbertus Albans has founded the Mentat School, a place where humans can learn the efficient techniques of...

The big book of cyberpunk

The big book of cyberpunk

""The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel." Almost forty years ago, William Gibson wrote the line that began Neuromancer and, more importantly, cyberpunk - a movement that would change the face of science fiction....

Star Wars. Return of the Jedi

Star Wars. Return of the Jedi

"Celebrate the lasting impact of Return of the Jedi with this exciting reimagining of the timeless Star Wars film featuring new perspectives from forty contributors. On May 25, 1983, Star Wars cemented its legacy as the greatest movie franchise of all time...

The sky vault  by Benjamin Percy

The sky vault

Benjamin Percy

"The comet, Cain, came from beyond our solar system, its debris containing elements unknown. It brought a powerful new metal to the once-declining Midwest; alien fungus to the forests of the Pacific Northwest; and now, in the isolated region of Fairbanks,...

The origins of science fiction

The origins of science fiction

"This anthology gathers together seventeen gripping tales from the nineteenth and early twentieth century that make up the foundations of science fiction. It moves from Mary Shelley to H. G. Wells, from Edgar Allan Poe to W. E. B. Du Bois, and from George...

More than honor

More than honor

"In hardcover for the first time, first entry in the Worlds of Honor anthology series, by three giants of military SF. Honorverse short novels by Weber, David Drake, and S.M. Stirling. The first entry in the Worlds of Honor anthology series, featuring stories...

Cold reboot  by Robbie MacNiven

Cold reboot

Robbie MacNiven

"DedSec's investigation into competing cyber-gangs unearths a shocking plot that will send the world reeling into chaos, in this heart-racing thriller from Watch Dogs LegionFreya Bauer's revolutionary fervor has dimmed with age, but just as she's about to hang...

1638: the Sovereign States  by Eric Flint

1638: the Sovereign States

Eric Flint

"The United Sovereign States of Russia struggles to set in place the traditions and legal precedents that will let it turn into a constitutional monarchy with freedom and opportunity for all its citizens. At the same time, they're trying to balance the power...

Creation node  by Stephen Baxter

Creation node

Stephen Baxter

"In the year 2255, of all the sentient beings in her universe, it was a woman named Salma, twenty years old, who was the first fully to see the object called Planet Nine. See with her own eyes, albeit moderated by her ship's instruments. If not to recognise...

The free people's village  by Sim Kern

The free people's village

Sim Kern

"English teacher by day, Maddie Ryan spends her nights and weekends as the rhythm guitarist of Bunny Bloodlust, a queer punk band living in a warehouse-turned-venue called "The Lab" in Houston's Eighth Ward. When Maddie learns that the Eighth Ward is to be...

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