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Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume Five
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Future experiments. Sucking minds. A novel travel agency. Space-marine trauma. And a decades-long war. Includes five short stories: Death in the Time of Paradise, The Memory Farm, Boredom Escapes, On the Beach, The Antarctican Land-Grab Offensive. Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume Five.
Child of Words Issue 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published twice annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features fiction by Alexander F. Burns; Conda V. Douglas; Mira Desai; Willis Couvilier; Tony Haynes; Shane M. Gavin; Shaun O. McCoy; Clay Waters; and Robert Quinlivan; and poetry by L.B. Sedlacek and Daniel W. Galef.
Inner Mind/Outer Space: Science Fiction and Other Short Stories by the Author of Alien Within
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this collection: “If Only Father Were Alive” tells what happens when a young girl’s fondest wish comes true. In “For the Sake of the Family,” the founder of a peaceful political movement faces death in the very arena she’s been seeking to abolish. Penth and her faithful horse Lia need “The Lady’s Luck” to get back gems stolen by invading barbarians. Plus “One Spring Day” and “The Lake”.
The Spell of Binding: Part One.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The World was almost destroyed by science – billions died. The survivors gave up looking for God and looked within themselves. They could hear a new song emanating from the ruins of the past. An ancient song, older than religion and time itself – they heard the magic.
Flipspace: Astraeus Event, Missions 4-6
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Oh Fortuna: During a deep space rescue, the Mockingbird receives emergency dispatch orders for the Fortuna asteroid. Threshold: The freeze on FTL exploration is over. Mockingbird is dispatched to the exo-planet, XJ-372495E to relieve an outpost team established by the Astraeus. When It Rains: Only 42 light-years away, the exo-solar planet, Henry Draper 40307G has yet to be visited by humanity.
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2014
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Breeding coat hangers, alien spies posing as children, a war against interplanetary mold. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2014 collects three month's worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science.
Black Denim Lit #7: A Suitable Poison
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Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: Free! Words: 37,230. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Black Denim Lit #7 "A Suitable Poison": Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders for free through BDLit.com. This month Christopher T. Garry edits together 140 pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from Robert Stiles, Tiffany Michelle Brown, Rhoads Brazos, John Dromey, Kate Morrow, Scott Blankenship, Sean Monaghan, Linda Boroff
Agents of Fate
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Series: Visions of the Future short fiction anthologies, Book 4. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Within this book you will find over sixty views of futures near and far. Action, insight and emotion colour these tales of people on their journey through lives stranger than ours, and overcoming trials and malice along the way. Using the flash fiction format, interspersed with short fiction pieces, this collection will whisk you away to places and situations you’ve never dreamed of.
Apex Magazine Issue 64
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. 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.
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 10, September 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,920. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Galaxy’s Edge is a bi-monthly magazine published by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, an independent press based in Maryland. Each issue of the magazine has a mix of new and reprinted stories, columns by Barry Malzberg and Gregory Benford, book reviews by Paul Cook and an interview conducted by Joy Ward.
Now I Sleep (A Novella Series): Book Five
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Series: Now I Sleep, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,140. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Delylah and Sadie - two teenage girls that have nothing in common, yet share a connection that spans space and time. When their worlds collide, what will it mean for them? Will they discover the truth of who they really are? Only one will survive to face the future. This is the fifth in a series of novellas that tells about their journey.
Infinite Science Fiction One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,480. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by Infinite Acacia. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
From a sentient space ship lost in deep space to a man whose hatred of robots risks tearing his family apart, the characters in this collection of short stories will stay with you long after you’ve turned the last page.
The Collected Short Stories of Kediak
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,350. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Lions, kukanku, and bears oh my! Follow the ice age trader/adventurer Kediak as he travels around the Middle Lands and encounters a legendary hunter, unique species, and cannibals, all with a backdrop of prehistoric cultures and the bitter extremes of the ice age.
The Willows Of Time
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Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 164,170. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Random Ramblings
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Price: Free! Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mashups
An eclectic collection of short stories, poems, fan fiction and novel excerpts by Anna Jones Buttimore
A is for Apocalypse
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Series: ABCs of Awesome, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Twenty-six amazing writers were randomly assigned them a letter of the alphabet and given complete artistic freedom within a theme. The result is A is for Apocalypse. Twenty-six apocalyptic stories written by both well-known and up-and-coming writers. Monsters, meteors, floods, war—the causes of the apocalypses in these tales are as varied as the stories themselves.
Volume 4: Superpowers
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 27,760. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
If you could have any superpower what would you choose? And how would you use that power – would you be a hero? Or a villain? Or are those words simply a matter of perspective? These stories take classic science fiction and make it someone’s brave new reality.
Frost Fire Worlds August 2014
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This quarterly magazine is devoted to science fiction and fantasy for younger readers, ages 8 to 80 or so. The stories focus on characters, on adventures, on folks coping with future developments or, in the case of fantasy, magical circumstances.
Mouse and Snake
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Series: Short Story Collections, Book 7 ยท Mouse and Snake, Collection #1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,980. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
What happens after life as we know it ends? Life goes on. In a world where global warming has raised the seas two hundred and fifty feet life is very different but some things remain the same: friendship, family, love, hope and the inevitability of greed overshadowing joy. Meyari McFarland presents five exciting tales in the Mouse and Snake cyberpunk universe, now available in a collected edition.
Hobo Zombie and Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,150. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A zombie becomes a hobo because of exile and a desire for freedom. An ancient dragon ventures down from his sacred mountain into modern North Korea. A teenage girl finds a mermaid washed up on a beach. A young woman witnesses aliens crash land in a corn field. Hobo Zombie and Other Stories features nine short stories by Karen Lofgren, author of Imagine Someday.