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Aurealis #89
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis opens with a haunting image of ghosts reburying their dead at low tide from David Versace ‘The Lighthouse at Cape Defeat’, then moves through the gentle organic world-building of Adrik Kemp’s ‘Blossom Fall’ and finally onto Heidi Kneale’s intriguing steampunkish ‘How He Wound Up’.
After Oil 4: The Future's Distant Shores
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,770. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this fourth addition to the popular After Oil anthology series, John Michael Greer, author and host of the weekly peak oil blog, The Archdruid Report, collects twelve new tales set in civilizations of the far future, a thousand years hence, in the world where the industrial age has faded into myth and legend.
After Oil: SF Visions Of A Post-Petroleum World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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Author John Michael Greer, host of the blog "The Archdruid Report," a weekly peak oil blog, brings together twelve original tales selected from among his readers. Each story offers glimpses into possible futures where oil scarcity and lower energy availability spell the end of modern industrial society.
Conspiracy!
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 56,900. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Conspiracy! is an anthology of science fictional short stories about conspiracies.
Senna Versus Schumacher And Other Formula One Rivalries That Never Happened
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What if Ayrton Senna had survived his Imola 1994 accident? What if Gilles Villeneuve hadn't died at Zolder in 1982? What if Stirling Moss hadn't crashed at Goodwood in 1962? What if Alberto Ascari had survived his 1955 testing-accident at Monza? This book explores those rivalries by assuming that drivers’ injuries from crashes were not fatal, and pits the drivers up against their peers once more.
Interzone 232 Jan - Feb 2011
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,490. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Interzone is a bimonthly, award winning, science fiction and fantasy short story magazine. It contains original fiction and illustrations plus SFF related news and reviews of books, movies and DVDs. It is not celebrity oriented. This edition, #232 - Jan 2011, has the text of the print edition but some of the graphics and advertisements are not present, next printed issue 237 due Nov 4.
Interzone 231 Nov. - Dec. 2010
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,240. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Interzone is a bimonthly science fiction and fantasy short story magazine, first published 1982. This is the special issue focussed on Jason Sanford who provides 3 of its 5 stories; PEACEMAKER, PEACEMAKER, LITTLE BO BEEP, MEMORIA, MILLISENT KA PLAYS IN REALTIME and is interviewed by Andy Hedgecock Plus stories by Matthew Cook and Aliette de Bodard, book, movie & DVD reviews and SF News & Gossip.
The Book of Lapism, Deluxe Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,070. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by Legion Printing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
If biotech can sculpt the body, can it also shape the mind. . . and soul? That was the challenge laid before Dr. Aaron Thomas by his latest client, to shape him into a gentler, more loving being, inside and out. But the world is not a kind and gentle place, and as one man’s search for truth inspires a movement, will a kinder, gentler people be able to survive and face the challenges ahead?
Interzone 233 Mar - Apr 2011
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,840. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Interzone is a bimonthly, award winning, science fiction and fantasy short story magazine. It contains original fiction, illustrations plus SFF related news and reviews of books, movies & DVDs. It is not celebrity oriented. This edition, #233, has the text of the print edition but some of the graphics and advertisements are not present, next print issue 237 due Nov 10. Nina Allan's story leads.
Interzone 234 May - Jun 2011
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Interzone: a bimonthly, award winning, science fiction & fantasy short story magazine. It contains original fiction, illustrations plus SFF related news and reviews of books, movies & DVDs. It is not celebrity oriented. This issue, #234, has the text of the print edition and Suzanne Palmer, Jason Sanford & Will McIntosh stories. It omits some of the graphics & advertisements. New print issue 237
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marrying an aswang and fishing for mermaids; Redeeming a demon in a church; A girl drawn to a haunted river; Hunting giant Wyrms with a gunsaddle. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Still Light: the First Ten Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,790. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A story of humanity’s evolution. Still Light is an experiment in storytelling, with each chapter set five years forward from the last, building a tale that will unfold over centuries. This volume covers the first fifty years, as transhumanity becomes dominant, the first AI are born, and the first posthuman is created. It is the story of Mia, Feng, and Zhukov, the developer, genius, and soldier.
Aurealis #74
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
The Future Below
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,590. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a collection of 15 science fiction stories long and short, near and far future, high and low tech. A few have appeared in sci-fi magazines or anthologies but many have never been seen before. All of them are about people like us, struggling to find love or salvation, or even just a place to grow, in a future they didn't make – just as we do now, in the future in which we find ourselves.
Daisy Gator’s Little Book of Remarkable Persons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eight science fiction and fantasy stories. A mysterious pod crashes into a fragile community on Europa. A belligerent overlord threatens the post-humans on Io. Here are tales of extraordinary animals, talking alligators and magical birds. Half are reprints from publications such as the Aurora Award nominated anthology Strange Bedfellows. The rest are original stories.
Aurealis #87
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis goes global with #87, starting off the year in supernova mode with Sean Monaghan's ‘The Root Bridges of Haemae’, a resonant off-world story featuring a truly alien culture. Just when you’ve recovered from the breakneck hybrid that is Ian Bell’s ‘Elven Blades', brace yourself for Deborah Sheldon’s nail-biting ride through the white wastelands of Antarctica, ‘Across the White Desert’.
Strangelet, Volume 2, Issue 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Year 2 of Strangelet begins! Women Writing Women: Transformations. In this issue, you will walk with horrors, perform heart surgery, and transform into something strange. Featuring an all-female cast of contributors, the stories and poems here focus on women's transformations. This issue also features cover art by Hugo and World Fantasy Award nominated artist Galen Dara.
Aurealis #80
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #80 has all new fiction, articles and reviews. Enjoy the quality reading that our readers have come to expect and love.
Embedded
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As a long-time embedded reporter, Khalil thinks he’s seen it all. But during his latest assignment—against an enemy he doesn’t understand and in a conflict he understands less—Khalil finds himself in the middle of the action, but not in the way he expected. And he quickly realizes that what lies beneath the surface on this ice-covered planet will change his life, and the lives of many, forever.
Snakes & Spiders: The Definitive Change War Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Creative Minority Productions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This collection gathers the original magazine versions of every canonical story in Fritz Leiber's iconic Change War time travel series for the first time. It includes an introduction by Kevin A. Straight, comprehensive Guide to the Change World, timeline of Fritz Leiber's life and works, and list of Change War apocrypha. Physical book editions include full index.

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