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2017 Young Explorer's Adventure Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,160. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by Dreaming Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Offering just the right amount of imagination, humor, and contemporary nuances to engage young readers, this is a must-have in science-fiction collections serving middle graders and teens. ~ Kirkus Reviews Girls, Boys, Robots. Everyone is welcome here. What’s it like to be a space station detective? To be homesick for Mars? What do you say when your robot gets you in trouble? Come find out!
Cirsova Heroic Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine Issue #4 (Winter 2016)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,530. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
2016 Winter Issue of Cirsova Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine.
The E.W. Story Omnibus
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: Australian English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alien artefacts, good and ill . . . Wild journeys and deadly destinations . . . Desires twisted and pure . . . Gods, humans, spyders, chronoisseurs, booger-bears, hallucinogenae, exomusicologists, necrovores, talking shrubs, Golden Screaming Tree Frogs, and more! Five novellas and fourteen short stories from a young writer high on the genre.
The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2016 Edition
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 252,350. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016 by Prime Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This eighth volume of the year’s best science fiction and fantasy features over thirty stories by some of the genre’s greatest authors. Selecting the best fiction from Analog, Asimov’s, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, Meeting Infinity, and other top venues, The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy is your guide to magical realms and worlds beyond tomorrow.
Listen, You!
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,400. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Gerry takes a job to bring Laurie in, Bulljerk tells him to think it over. After all, ex-girlfriends make for tricky bounty runs. In a world overloaded with stimulation sometimes a guy just has to go after the girl. Listen, You! is one of fifteen quirky sci-fi stories from Aurealis Award finalist Sean Monaghan. Cover illustration by Grandfailure.
Strangers Among Us: Tales of the Underdogs and Outcasts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,450. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016 by Laksa Media Groups Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Explore the delicate balance between mental health and mental illness with Kelley Armstrong, Suzanne Church, A.M. Dellamonica, Gemma Files, James Alan Gardner, Bev Geddes, Erika Holt, Tyler Keevil, Rich Larson, Derwin Mak, Mahtab Narsimhan, Sherry Peters, Ursula Pflug, Robert Runté, Lorina Stephens, Amanda Sun, Hayden Trenholm, Edward Willett, A.C. Wise. Edited by Susan Forest and Lucas K. Law.
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)
Call Me Joe: Volume 1 of the Short Fiction of Poul Anderson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 256,550. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Volume 1 of the Collected Works of Poul Anderson. This is a collection of the best short science fiction of Poul Anderson.
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: $3.99 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.
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.
Michael Shaara: The Collected Short Stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 238,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Shaara published many short stories during his early career before getting his first novel published. He wrote science fiction stories for pulp magazines with names like Galaxy and Fantastic Universe, but also domestic dramas and humorous stories for magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Redbook, McCall's and The Saturday Evening Post, and even one for Playboy.

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