Books tagged: machines

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Renegade Robot
Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
It's the end of the world as we know it, when the dreaded Singularity finally occurs and happens to be captured, live on tape, by agents of the Frantic News Network, which freaks out, as usual, and causes a lot of trouble for the mild-mannered nanobot exterminator who happens to get caught in the crossfire.
Ponty Green Bear and the Storm Machine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A mysterious stranger calls Ponty Green Bear to tell him he's lost and wants to be found. Ponty rushes off to help him before he finds out who the stranger is. Luckily for Ponty, he bumps into his friend, George the Spider, who is very good at making lists of things to do and things that can go wrong. Before they find the stranger, they find a mixed-up machine that makes big mud storms.
Daydreams of the Apocalypse: A Collection
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nine stories of the apocalypse, from the point of view of an ex-stock broker, a crow, a young girl, a soldier turned holy warrior, a club-going hipster, a nerdy street punk, a beige-wearing businesswoman, a sentient automobile and a being who incarnates every few centuries only to be killed and have to do the whole thing all over again. Extended version includes the novella The Alien Club.
Le Roi du Rouage (TechLords - Les Seigneurs Tech - Vol. 1)
Series: TechLords, Book 1. Price: $1.12 USD. Words: 12,440. Language: French. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Un jeune homme fait une découverte capitale : le rouage. De quoi le rendre célèbre et révolutionner la vie des habitants du monde de Ganéa. Mais son invention n'est pas du goût de tous, et pourrait bien lui coûter la vie. EN BONUS : la nouvelle Juste un Détour, dans laquelle un voyageur, membre d'une mystérieuse expédition, fait de morbides découvertes.
The Fortress of Clouds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,600. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
(5.00)
By 2037, Los Angeles has descended into a maw of street violence and child labor factories. High above it all, four children have been raised in a safe and secluded apartment. To protect them from the child-abducting gangs that prowl the streets, their mother has forbid them from ever going outside. Or at least that's what she has told them about why they can never leave.
Reality of Shadow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Revenge burns in Dainor's blood. Imprisoned on a false earth for centuries this prince is about to get his memory back and return in force to New Pillar! From the forest of Maffdu to the keep of the universes the air is charged with the power of Dainor and his siblings each vying for the throne of their father. The living spell attached invisibly to his arm is his only hope of surviving.
New Universe: Tronconia
You set the price! Words: 58,190. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00)
An awoken species adapts to survive natural disasters when a terrifyingly unnatural one occurs. As they fight to keep their civilization alive before their universe is destroyed, they struggle to return to their past, live for their future, and find love among the debris.
Grave of the Wilds Part I: The Way the World Ends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Before today, Vega was a synthetic goddess of storms. She had a purpose. But that was before today. Today, a strange god appeared to lay waste to her world. Now her friend is missing in the chaos, and the one who loves her is lost in a city that’s falling from the stars. Vega is alone. At the end of everything she knows, she searches for all she has left—the ones she loves.
Mechanical Monsters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Transportation / General
Non-fiction fun and educational picture ebook for children aged 6-9 with a page of text descriping the picture opposite of various machines giving its history and current use.
The Mad Scientist
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
(3.00)
Dwayne is a decent, polite man. That is, until he finds himself harboring violent feelings towards the morning bus driver. Soon he learns that the source of his anguish comes from the fact that the driver is actually an almost-but-not-quite lifelike robot built by a man who calls himself the Mad Scientist. Now Dwayne ponders the ethics of murdering the robot, and if, indeed, it is murder at all...