Books tagged: asimov

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The Breath of Heaven: Stories from Distant Worlds
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This sampler pack brings together three stories by Hugo and Nebula nominee Nancy Fulda. From an isolated telepath who flees her destiny to a sentient computer struggling to behave ethically, this 80 page collection revisits questions initially posed by Asimov and Clarke, and casts the HAL 9000 story in an intriguing new light.
Nana Genevieve
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by ArtChi's Voice. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Genevieve Rothman lived an enviable life, and now fights against Alzheimer’s to hold tight to every one of her treasured memories. When Genevieve’s grandsons, Emery and Orrin, misunderstand their Nana's treatment and take her android assistant away, Genevieve must find a way to protect a machine who has unexpectedly become so much more.
Give The Hippo What He Wants
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the baseball league of the future, losing the World Series will get you the death penalty. Nobody cares if Thal Simoleon choked because of an opera-singing pink hippo that only he can see. Will the hippo's terrible secret lead to Thal's salvation? Or will he die in extra innings of the bloodiest high-tech basebrawl of all time? Only the hippo knows.
One Awake In All The World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Exterminators Pass Candle and Nona Stiletto keep space safe for humanity by mowing down hostile alien lifeforms. When a distress call lands them in the battle of a lifetime on a postapocalyptic planet, they must fight a war for survival against hordes of savage creatures. Their only hope: a solitary alien child who might be the only key to a terrible secret that could end the carnage.
Universal Language
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,870. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A mistake by space linguist Jalila could cost an alien species their lives. The crew of the starship Ibn Battuta has 24 hours to prepare planet Vox to face an invasion fleet. But when Jalila mistakenly uses a forbidden slur, the locals attack their supposed saviors. As revolution and invasion collide, only Jalila can save her shipmates and the aliens by revealing the secret behind the killer slur.
Birthright: The Evolution Chronicles Book 1
Series: The Evolution Chronicles. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,380. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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What if the next stage of evolution was caused by the oversight of man and what if that oversight was a simple medical mistake?
Six Scifi Stories Volume One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six amazing stories: "The Greatest Serial Killer in the Universe": Serial killer trains aliens. "The Love Quest of Smidgen the Snack Cake": Hellish pastry in love. "Playing Doctor": Lab assistant loves mad scientist. "Serial Killer vs. E-Merica": Murder in a virtual reality Congress. "My Cannibal Lover": Bounty hunter falls for an edible man. "Zinzizinzizinzic": Aliens invade our shadows.
Major Science Fiction Anthologies - A Brief History
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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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