Books tagged: novella

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The Breathless
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
She isn't a vampire. Born of the devil at the dawn of time, Fina is your average twenty-something woman, trying to live her life and keep the world clear of monsters like herself. She is much worse than a vampire. After years of quiet, Fina is now being hunted by strangers who know her secrets and her power. These strangers don't come in peace. They come for nothing less than her soul.
Act One
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2010 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
“One of the best of the year...a compelling novella about a once-famous actress and her devoted manager who get much more publicity of an unfortunate sort when they inadvertently become embroiled with an act of biological terrorism with potentially world-changing results.” — Gardner Dozois, Locus
The Birth of Zakaria (Tales from the Middle Empires Vol. II)
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You set the price! Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
On a sad, spent world, life long ago went underground. The subterranean society of Linnet depends on a planetary systems controller, Sys, for all their wants and needs. As the tide of fundamentalism washes over the galactic empire and the remote colony on Linnet, a barbarian princess commissions a ship for her escape. The people of Linnet, and their once-great shipworks, will never be the same.
Guide to the Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
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Price: Free! Words: 51,790. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All the 5 star, 4.5 star and 4 star novels, collections, anthologies and short stories.
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
Major Fantasy Anthologies - A Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
For fantasy in general, the short story has been less of a focus than science fiction, it would appear. I certainly also have less of it in my collection, or in my head. However, such a form has been around a lot longer, with more practitioners. Monster and ghost stories galore for centuries, for example, not to mention the various mythological tales from all around the world.
Laird Barron (ology)
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Price: Free! Words: 166,680. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
About the work of horror writer Laird Barron, and is a companion to the Laird Barron (ology) website http://lairdbarron.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. Barron as a writer often works in a Lovecraft type tradition, using his own Pacific Northwest and in particular Washington State mythos. Also noir influences.
Paolo Bacigalupi (ology)
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Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Paolo Bacigalupi, and is a companion to the Paolo Bacigalupi (ology) website http://paolobacigalupi.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. He works often in the near future dystopia subgenre, with the major work being a series of stories set in post-oil Thailand.
Inheritance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,540. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
When Chase Taylor’s grandmother passes away she inherits the exclusive home their family calls ‘the beach house’. Only there’s a catch. She has to live in it for six months with Reece Weston, a man she’d never met until the reading of the will. Is he a scam artist? Or will love turn out to be the best inheritance of all?
Space Opera and Planetary Romance Reader Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A ratings guide for these sub-genres of Science Fiction, both by Author and by Type.