Melancholy Elephants Spider Robinson

Contents:Melancholy Elephants (1982)Half an Oaf (1976)High Infidelity (1984)Antinomy (1978)In the Olden Days (1984)Chronic Offender (1981)No Renewal (1977)Common Sense (1985)Rubber Soul (1982)Conco...

Federations John Joseph Adams

From Star Trek to Star Wars, from Dune to Foundation, science fiction has a rich history of exploring the idea of vast intergalactic societies, and the challenges facing those living in or trying t...

The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams

"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"Seconds before the Earth is demolished for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is saved by Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised Guide.

It could only ha...

Halo: The Cole Protocol Tobias S. Buckell

In the first, desperate days of the Human-Covenant War, the UNSC has enacted the Cole Protocol to safeguard Earth and its inner colonies from discovery by a merci alien foe.

Thrust back into ...

The Osiris Ritual George Mann

A steampunk mystery adventure featuring immortality, artifacts, and intrepid sleuths Sir Maurice Newbury and Miss Veronica HobbesSir Maurice Newbury, Gentleman Investigator for the Crown, imagines ...

Half a Crown Jo Walton

In 1941, the European war ended in the Farthing Peace, a rapprochement between Britain and Nazi Germany. The balls and banquets of Britain's upper class never faltered, while British ships ferried ...

Image of the Beast Philip José Farmer

Private investigator Herald Childe watches a snuff movie of his partner being brutally murdered. The subsequent pursuit of his killers takes him through the LA smog and into a waking nightmare of s...

Indoctrinaire Christopher Priest

SYNOPSIS;IN THE VERY DEPTHS OF THE DENSEST JUNGLE IN BRAZIL,THERE EXISTS A CIRCULAR PLAIN OF STUBBLE.A PERFECT CIRCLE.THIS IS THE PANALTO DISTRICT,AND NO MAN HAS EVER COME OUT OF IT ALIVE.ELIAS WEN...

Endgame Dafydd ab Hugh

They left behind everything that mattered to them-- friends, lovers, country-- to journey to the stars.

the homeworld of the demon invaders who destroyed Earth.

And suddenly, "Fly" and ...

Ex-KOP Warren Hammond

In this hardboiled science fiction thriller, Juno, having been booted off the police force, is barely getting by as a low-level bagman and photographer for the scandal rags.

A young girl sits...

Seeker Jack McDevitt

The Barnes & Noble ReviewAlex Benedict and his executive assistant, Chase Kolpath -- ambitious antiquities dealers from Jack McDevitt's A Talent for War (1989) and, more recently, Polaris -- are ba...

Terraforming Earth Jack Williamson

When a giant meteor crashes into the earth & destroys all life, the small group of human survivors manage to leave the barren planet & establish a new home on the moon.

From Tycho Base, they'...

Silver Screen Justina Robson

Silver Screen presents an enjoyably different, subversive slant on the science fiction themes of AI and cyberspace.

But Anjuli worries that her eidetic memory and her friendship with genuine ...

Litany of the Long Sun Gene Wolfe

Litany of the Long Sun contains the full texts of Nightside the Long Sun and Lake of the Long Sun, that together make up the first half of The Book of the Long Sun. This great work is set on a huge...

The Sheriff of Yrnameer Michael Rubens

And the luxury space yacht Cole just hijacked turns out of be filled with interstellar do-gooders, one especially loathsome stowaway, and a cargo of freeze-dried orphans.Reluctantly compelled to de...

All You Need Is Kill Hiroshi Sakurazaka

Its coming back to do it again and again When the alien Gitai invade, Keiji Kiriya is just one of many raw recruits shoved into a suit of battle armor and sent out to kill.

Keiji dies on the ...

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress Robert A. Heinlein

It is a tale of revolution, of the rebellion of a former penal colony on the Moon against its masters on the Earth.

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Stark's War John G. Hemry

In a brutal battle for control of Earth's satellite, Sergeant Ethan Stark must train his squadron to fight in an air atmosphere against a desperate enemy. But ensuring survival means choosing which...

The Exposed K.A. Applegate

To rescue their android friends, the Chee, the Animorphs must use a giant squid morph to get to the Chee ship deep in a trench beneath the ocean. And they must reach the ship before Visser Three do...

Paradox John Meaney

Nulapeiron is an isolated planet ruled by supra-human beings and the law of the Logic Lords.

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