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Futuristica: Volume 1
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,640. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Metasagas Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What does the future hold for us? This anthology of nineteen diverse stories from authors around the world shows us a future full of adventure, intrigue, fun, heart-ache, and wonder. The future is as infinite as the stars. Let’s go explore it!
Decision Points
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,080. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Life is full of decision points—those key moments when what we decide can change everything for better or for worse. These 20 tales describe such instances in young people’s lives...
Still Light: the First Ten Stories
Series: The Eightfold Path. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 107,770. 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.
The Fleet (Trilogy One)
You set the price! Words: 101,000. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following a massive plague, humanity is forced to retreat into orbit and begin searching for a new home. Quickly discovering that they are not alone, Commander Dalton James and his crew will have to lean on their extensive military experience in order to confront an enemy unlike anything we've ever seen before. Both blood and whiskey will be spilled as the fleet struggles to survive.
Twenty Sci Fi Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,370. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
These twenty Science Fiction stories totaling approximately 130,000 words deal with aliens, time travel, rogue technology and more. The first three stories follow Harry Dondero, the first officer of the tramp star freighter, Orion. . Five of the stories were novelettes originally published in Analog Magazine. Three stories were written by Hayford Peirce and David Grace (as David Alexander)
The Exploration and Other Tales of Wonder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These 'tales of wonder' follow ordinary young women faced with extraordinary circumstances.
Vanity and Stars: Ten Tales of Science Fiction and Folly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,280. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Rise to grasp new worlds, and fall with the tragedy of human and alien frailty. These ten stories underline the potential seeded throughout the galaxy, while never denying that humankind’s flaws will surely tarnish the stars. With the vain and the foolish, buckle into the rocket seat and hold a breath while the cosmos unfolds.
2016 Young Explorer's Adventure Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,890. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Dreaming Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Universe keeps getting bigger! The adventure continues in this second collection of science fiction short stories for middle grade readers. From a future that could be right around the corner, to cultures that stretch what it means to be human, the common thread of our stories are the girls and boys who take action, solve problems, and become the leaders of tomorrow. Welcome Young Explorers!
Quantum Women
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,110. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A quantum is a self-contained unit—of energy, light, and so forth. It exists in and of itself, irrespective of its surroundings. But it can be, and usually is, part of a team. A quantum woman, then, is a self-contained person, independent, yet willing to be part of a team if the right teammate comes along.
Year's Best YA Speculative Fiction 2013
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,350. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Discover the best young adult science fiction, fantasy and horror short stories of the year! Julia Rios and Alisa Krasnostein, the award winning editors of "Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Fiction and Fantasy Stories" have collected twenty-one of the best young adult speculative fiction short stories of 2013.
Hear Me Roar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,450. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
17 Tales of Real Women and Unreal Worlds edited by Liz Grzyb. A powerhouse of award-winning Australian and international authors will take you to seventeen incredible and unreal worlds. It is about women, independent women, dealing with the world around them. It’s celebrating the stories of women who, every day, need to be strong and brave in many different ways.
The Baylah Run: And Other Quantum Leaps of Imagination
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,420. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What are quantum leaps of imagination? A preacher with a zombie congregation, which includes his dead wife, or a xenoarchaeologist who uncovers alien, ghostly echoes from a long buried catastrophe. These are some of the stories in this collection of SF&F stories which explore worlds far and near, from the present to the far distant future. And none of those worlds will be quite what you expect
Death at the Blue Elephant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,840. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
NOMINATED FOR A WORLD FANTASY AWARD. Death at the Blue Elephant is the first story collection by the respected and multiple award winning Australian writer and editor Janeen Webb. Introduction by Pamela Sargent. Death at the Blue Elephant collects 18 incredible globe-spanning visions by the self-confessed 'inveterate traveller'. Five stories are original to this collection.
Mindgate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,770. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A collection of ten incredible stories that proves that our minds are the gateway not only to the stars, but to the entire universe and all that is! The first in a series of ten smashing volumes that will blow your mind!
Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 135,560. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
26 stories from the new wave of Swedish of science fiction and the fantastic. Stories ranging from space horror and post-apocalyptic nightmares to tender dramas. Stories with steampunk horses, android uprisings and cheeky goblins. Stories that are action-packed, wise, silly, beautiful, surreal and horrifying.
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 » 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?
Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,830. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
40 short stories by Alex Shvartsman, winner of the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction. * An elder god trapped in a pocket dimension turns up in the world's oldest magic pawn shop. * A cybernetically-enhanced assassin who can't feel pain faces a dangerous adversary. * A computer hacker and a mystic team up to break into the Book of Fate and change their futures. and much, much more!
Сломанные сказки
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,030. Language: Russian. Published: January 17, 2015 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Сломанные сказки - это мир болезнетворной красоты и вдохновляющей боли. Тут люди торгуют своей памятью, биомашины боятся умереть, а клонированный учёный ведёт затворнический образ жизни. Тут нет вампиров, но есть наркоманы, которые днём ютятся по подвалам, а ночью охотятся за кровью голубоглазых блондинок. И конечно, это всё сказки. Только герои в них сломаны.
Colours of the Soul
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,400. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Why are cheetahs the most perfect of creatures? Besides because they're cats, that is... Cool, mind-blowing stories from a master.
Launch Pad
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Humanity is coming up against the limits of the physical world—but the imaginations of the writers in this anthology reach far beyond those boundaries. The Launch Pad Astronomy Seminar aims to bring more hard science into science fiction. These twelve stories look into our future and find humor, pathos, grand determination, and genuine courage.

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