Books tagged: social science fiction

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Heroes' Day
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,250. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the late 21st century, war has become unfashionable. In its place: the Global Ranking System, a means by which the world’s Patriot nations can compete for resources on Heroes' Day. Monica's dream is to become a Hero—but no opportunity comes without a price, and she soon finds that in the world of the Patriot elite the slightest misstep can send ripples across the globe.
Stories from the Steel Garden
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,310. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This novel chronicles Earth's Sol Union days, when humankind is caught in a decades-long galactic war that threatens to extinguish the human spirit once and for all—but Richard Doroschenko, a diligent worker and a kind-hearted resident of the Steel Garden manufacturing campus, has a unique point of view, and he soon learns that his storytelling ability is more than just make-believe...
Beyond Knowledge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,560. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
America has burned. Russia has fallen. Raised in conquered China, Tye Kawanaka rebels against a society of tyranical gender roles, strict educational classes and enforced atheism only to be struck down and turned into a tool of that same system. Now he must redefine his understanding of humanity itself so he can learn what none in his nation can teach him and find the last hope of a bright future.
Trang
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Series: Trang, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 116,380. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's 500 years in the future, and humankind has finally made contact with alien species, thanks to the opening of a bizarre portal near Titan. Philippe Trang is in charge of Earth's first diplomatic mission to the aliens. He must keep both humans and aliens in check as he uncovers layer after layer of dangerous mystery in this sci-fi adventure!
Neanderthal Swan Song
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 115,770. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The world of anthropology would have been excited when a perfectly preserved Neanderthal body is discovered in the Greenlandic permafrost, if authorities would allow the details out. When an American anthropologist involved in the excavation is denied access to the body, she uses an illicit tissue sample as source material to carry the Neanderthal’s clone to term herself.
First Cause
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,020. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A week after a battery of worldwide explosions, journalist Adam Grey wakes up in the hospital. He pieces together the events leading to his injury, involving a woman named Angela. Confronted with the truth behind the attacks, they--along with the world at large--are forced to reconsider conventional assumptions about human nature and possibility.
Cull
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Series: The Cull Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by All-Seeing Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
1 billion people. Target: 50%...The Cull trilogy starts with Cull, chilling science fiction set in Europe. Damon Janesh, a tough government official, fights to slash Britain's population - discreetly. There are cost-cutting targets to meet and time is running out. If he fails, two decades of hard work amount to nothing. Soon he'll see the brutal monster he unleashed, but will it be too late?
Cull Reborn
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Series: The Cull Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by All-Seeing Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
4 billion people. Target: 75%...The Cull trilogy continues with Cull Reborn, dark science fiction with bouts of hard-hitting action. Kelendria Taylor, a British orphan, will infiltrate China's Cull division and face the toughest fight of her life. If she doesn't play the part, her cover will be blown. Will she sacrifice thousands to save billions, or risk her life saving them all?
Trust
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Series: Trang, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,850. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"This will definitely be a series to keep up with." — Futures Past and Present. The strange and powerful Magic Man has single-handedly conquered the Cyclopes planet. Now, in the second book in award-winning writer Mary Sisson's Trang series, Philippe Trang must prevent the Magic Man from destroying the aliens who the shape-shifter dominates but cannot begin to understand.
Green, a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An off-world trader and a green civil rights activist walk into a trendy restaurant on a desert planet... This unusual and provocative short story by Sara Zaske was shortlisted for The Reader's 2012 Short Story competition.