Books tagged: asimov

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Major Science Fiction Anthologies - A Brief History
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Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Plenty has been written about the decline of the short story, anthology and collection, and when you read some older books they have been saying the same thing for decades, even in the first issue of Asimov's magazine in 1977. I have also seen Gardner Dozois write about the acceleration of the 'lack of memory' of past science fiction work. Not too surprising perhaps with the pace of change. I h
Six Scifi Stories Volume One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six amazing stories: "The Greatest Serial Killer in the Universe": Serial killer trains aliens. "The Love Quest of Smidgen the Snack Cake": Hellish pastry in love. "Playing Doctor": Lab assistant loves mad scientist. "Serial Killer vs. E-Merica": Murder in a virtual reality Congress. "My Cannibal Lover": Bounty hunter falls for an edible man. "Zinzizinzizinzic": Aliens invade our shadows.
Birthright: The Evolution Chronicles Book 1
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Series: The Evolution Chronicles. Price: Free! Words: 98,380. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
What if the next stage of evolution was caused by the oversight of man and what if that oversight was a simple medical mistake?
Universal Language
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,890. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A mistake by space linguist Jalila could cost an alien species their lives. The crew of the starship Ibn Battuta has 24 hours to prepare planet Vox to face an invasion fleet. But when Jalila mistakenly uses a forbidden slur, the locals attack their supposed saviors. As revolution and invasion collide, only Jalila can save her shipmates and the aliens by revealing the secret behind the killer slur.
One Awake In All The World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Exterminators Pass Candle and Nona Stiletto keep space safe for humanity by mowing down hostile alien lifeforms. When a distress call lands them in the battle of a lifetime on a postapocalyptic planet, they must fight a war for survival against hordes of savage creatures. Their only hope: a solitary alien child who might be the only key to a terrible secret that could end the carnage.
Give The Hippo What He Wants
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
In the baseball league of the future, losing the World Series will get you the death penalty. Nobody cares if Thal Simoleon choked because of an opera-singing pink hippo that only he can see. Will the hippo's terrible secret lead to Thal's salvation? Or will he die in extra innings of the bloodiest high-tech basebrawl of all time? Only the hippo knows.
Nana Genevieve
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by ArtChi's Voice. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Genevieve Rothman lived an enviable life, and now fights against Alzheimer’s to hold tight to every one of her treasured memories. When Genevieve’s grandsons, Emery and Orrin, misunderstand their Nana's treatment and take her android assistant away, Genevieve must find a way to protect a machine who has unexpectedly become so much more.
The Breath of Heaven: Stories from Distant Worlds
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This sampler pack brings together three stories by Hugo and Nebula nominee Nancy Fulda. From an isolated telepath who flees her destiny to a sentient computer struggling to behave ethically, this 80 page collection revisits questions initially posed by Asimov and Clarke, and casts the HAL 9000 story in an intriguing new light.
Off The Face Of The Earth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Can a crackhead save his missing son from a twisted abductor? The outlook seems grim until a visitor from the future lends a hand. Armed with gadgets from beyond tomorrow, Mike the future man might just win the race against time to save the child. But even if father and son reunite, little Sean has a destiny that could take him away forever. To save the world, must he make the ultimate sacrifice?
Something Borrowed, Something Doomed
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Best Virginia wildshiners make bioengineering seem like magic, whipping up incredible hybrid creatures and exotic environments straight out of a fairy tale. But the prank-loving genebillies take it too far when they start out wrecking a wedding and end up triggering the apocalypse—unless the bride, Vicky Dozen, can use her wildshiner skills to weave together what the nuts have torn asunder.