GREEN by Jay Lake

Her exquisite beauty and brilliant mind were not enough to free her from captivity. That took her skills with a knife, plus the power of a goddess. She was born in poverty, in a dusty village under the equatorial sun. She does not remember her mother, she does not remember her own name–her earliest clear […]

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THE QUANTUM THIEF by Hannu Rajaniemi

Jean le Flambeur gets up in the morning and has to kill himself before his other self can kill him first. Just another day in the Dilemma Prison. Rescued by the mysterious Mieli and her flirtatious spacecraft, Jean is taken to the Oubliette, the Moving City of Mars, where time is a currency, memories are […]

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THE FIRST FIFTEEN LIVES OF HARRY AUGUST by Claire North

SOME STORIES CANNOT BE TOLD IN JUST ONE LIFETIME. Harry August is on his deathbed. Again. No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever […]

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THE INFINITE SEA by Rick Yancey

Book 2: THE 5TH WAVE How do you rid the Earth of seven billion humans? Rid the humans of their humanity. Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Now Cassie Sullivan finds herself in a new world, a world in which the fundamental trust that binds us together is gone. As the 5th Wave […]

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DUNE by Frank Herbert

Tale of a desert planet called Arrakis, the focus of an intricate power struggle in a byzantine interstellar empire. Arrakis is the sole source of Melange, the “spice of spices.” Melange is necessary for interstellar travel and grants psychic powers and longevity, so whoever controls it wields great influence. The troubles begin when stewardship of […]

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WAR OF THE WORLDS by H.G. Wells

The War of the Worlds has two parts, Book One: The Coming of the Martians and Book Two: The Earth under the Martians. The narrator, a philosophically inclined author, struggles to return to his wife while seeing the Martians lay waste to the southern country outside London. Book One also imparts the experience of his […]

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CALCULATING GOD by Robert J. Sawyer

An alien shuttle craft lands outside the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. A six-legged, two-armed alien emerges and says, in perfect English, “Take me to a paleontologist.” In the distant past, Earth, the alien’s home planet, and the home planet of another alien species, all experienced the same five cataclysmic events at the same time […]

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SPINDRIFT by Allen Steele

June 1, 2288 – Europe’s first starship, the EASS Galileo, launches on its maiden voyage to investigate an unidentified object, code-named Spindrift, which is traveling outside our solar system. An object that may be alien in origin. The Galileo disappears soon after… February 1, 2344 – The Galileo’s shuttle returns to Earth carrying three surviving […]

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SPHERE by Michael Crichton

When a group of American scientists are sent to the ocean floor to investigate an alien ship, they must confront a terrifying discovery that defies imagination. Related Posts:CALCULATING GOD by Robert J. SawyerSHIP OF MAGIC by Robin HobbSPEAKER FOR THE DEAD by Orson Scott Card

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SPLIT INFINITY by Piers Anthony

Book 1: THE APPRENTICE ADEPT On the technological, decadent world of Proton, someone was trying to destroy Stile, serf and master Gamesman. His only escape lay in Phaze, a world totally ruled by magic. Soon he learned that his alternate self had already been murdered, and that he was next. On Proton, his fate depended […]

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14 by Peter Clines

Padlocked doors. Strange light fixtures. Mutant cockroaches. There are some odd things about Nate’s new apartment. Of course, he has other things on his mind. He hates his job. He has no money in the bank. No girlfriend. No plans for the future. So while his new home isn’t perfect, it’s livable. The rent is […]

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OUTLANDER by Diana Gabaldon

The year is 1945. Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach—an “outlander”—in a Scotland torn by war and […]

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SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD by Orson Scott Card

THE ENDER QUINTET In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story of the Bugger War. Now, long years later, a second alien race has been discovered, but again the aliens’ ways are strange and frightening…again, humans die. And […]

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MINORITY REPORT AND OTHER STORIES by Philip Dick

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EDGE OF TOMORROW by Hiroshi Sakurazaka

(movie tie-in edition): All You Need Is Kill Related Posts:ON THE EDGE by Ilona AndrewsFAMOUS IN LOVE by Rebecca SerleTHE QUANTUM THIEF by Hannu Rajaniemi

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THE TIME TRAVELERS WIFE by Audrey Niffernegger

Henry DeTamble, a dashing, adventuresome librarian who travels involuntarily through time.  Clare Abshire, an artist whose life takes a natural sequential course. Henry and Clare’s passionate love affair endures across a sea of time and captures the two lovers in an impossibly romantic trap, and it is Audrey Niffenegger’s cinematic storytelling that makes the novel’s […]

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THE MOTE IN GOD’S EYE by Jerry Pournelle, Larry Niven

This was soooo SCI-FI like sooo much! I think I listened to 2 hours before I was so lost and so uninterested that I could not go on. P.S. I am looking for guest raters/SCI-FI lovers. Message me K!! Related Posts:ORION by Ben BovaMESSAGE IN A BOTTLE by Nicholas SparksTHE CITY OF EMBER by Jeanne […]

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ORION by Ben Bova

I did not finish this book, it was soooo boring. So the below rating is incomplete. I got half-way through. Related Posts:THE MOTE IN GOD’S EYE by Jerry Pournelle, Larry NivenHALFWAY TO THE GRAVE by Jeaniene FrostSTORMDANCER by Jay Kristoff

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