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Casserole Diplomacy and Other Stories
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,670. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Celebrate On Spec Magazine's silver jubilee with an anthology of speculative fiction.
The Best of Philippine Speculative Fiction 2005-2010
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,940. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Horsemen of the Apocalypse are all born to a Filipino family; a young boy discovers how his brother turns into a superhero locked in an eternal struggle; a company makes a fortune selling diseases. This anthology is a collection of what the editors consider thirty of the best stories from the first five volumes of Philippine Speculative Fiction, published from 2005 to 2010.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 8
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,490. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Darna encashes a check at the bank; a god trapped in a statue wakes up to the scent of his spectator; humans are homogenized to idealize the species. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 7
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A youth discovers the first woman, Maganda, in a garden; A girl sold as a bride to a Tiq’Barang; Filipinos suddenly transform to look like foreign celebrities. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 6
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,580. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A kapre turned basketball superstar; An expert on interspecies dating and marriage counselor to the supernaturals; A girl creating mechanical wings. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 5
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,690. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Living the life with your husband, an A.I. agent; a boy’s interview with Death; the mythic love of deities; Joseph and his “Immaculate Virgin” wife, Mary. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 4
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,220. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A comic book fan gets his wish; A woman’s quest for the perfect man; Diseases sold over the Internet. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. "Volume 4 of the series is, in my humble opinion, the best yet in the series." —World Fantasy Award-winning author Jeffrey Ford.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 3
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,020. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A diet drug gone wrong; A boy born with winged feet; A murder mystery set in a refrigerator. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Marrying an aswang and fishing for mermaids; Redeeming a demon in a church; A girl drawn to a haunted river; Hunting giant Wyrms with a gunsaddle. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Philippine Speculative Fiction Vol. 1 is the first of several anthologies that feature magic realism next to sci-fi; traditional fantasy beside slipstream; imaginary worlds mingling with alternate history—proving that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
A Bottle of Storm Clouds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,370. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Alternate realities, goddesses in modern society, flesh trade in dystopic future—these are but some of the ideas to have sprung from writer Eliza Victoria. In A Bottle of Storm Clouds, Victoria’s first compilation of short fiction, her subjects are a mottled bunch; her characters, of all walks of life; her approaches, from all directions. But her stories all boil down to one question: “What if?”
The Last Evolution S 1 Ep 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As artificial intelligence grows humanity has one more chance to grow into its better self.
Apex Magazine Issue 63
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Apex Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
The Sirens' Last Lament
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mankind shows no mercy to those of the Black Sun Temple. For those cultists who warn those alien sirens are mankind's doom jeopardize the melodies those creatures share with humankind. But that zeal for justice blinds mankind's empathy, until the executioners attending to their duty upon Ganymede push too far and ruin any chance to some day sing alongside those incredible sirens mesmerizing man.
Thieves on the Long Dark Road
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In this short story, thieves are coming to steal a planet’s last chance for survival. Only one guardian remains to stop them.
Aurealis #73
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features the near-future Melbourne of Daniel Baker’s gritty and evocative ‘Refraction’ and a chilling transformation story, 'Kisses with Teeth’, by Allan Chen. Shane M Brown’s article, ‘The Secret to Selling eBooks’, continues his series on thriving in the new publishing eco-system we live in, and we round things off with a bumper crop of speculative fiction reviews.
Canine Chronicles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Angel Favazza has turned her attention to humanity's best friend: the dog. Thrill as Fido chases down bones in free-fall. Chill as Rover pulls off a daring rescue. And cheer as Mighty Mongrel romps for Truth, Justice, and the American Way. Okay, maybe I got a little excited with this write-up. Just buy the book, and enjoy the read. I did. ~ Alban Lake
Child of Spring
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Series: Mouse and Snake, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Ben's terraced garden, cut high into the mountainside, was his joy, source of his family's food. Twenty years had taught him every nook and cranny, leaving few surprises until the cool spring day he found an abandoned toddler by the blackberry bushes. Child of Spring is a tender story of family, the bonds forged by working the earth together and the inevitability of death even in the far future.
Bellator (An Anthology of Warriors of Space & Magic)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Science Fiction and Fantasy, two genres that are both unalike and inextricably entwined, stretching the imagination to the expansive boundaries of time, space, and magic. These boundaries are often filled with warriors and war, fights and causes worth fighting for, and that's what you'll find in this anthology. 100% of the proceeds to be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Ch05En: Episode 5
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
He was the first, and he's come back to collect his gems and stop the other Sorrows. Can he succeed before their plan is complete, or will the bad guys win this time?