Books tagged: feminist science fiction

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Brutal Women: The Short Stuff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,420. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Collected short fiction from Kameron Hurley, author of God's War. Mysterious women invade a steamy, tropical world, and a squad of mad, war-weary women go on the hunt for weapons of mass destruction. Head out to the desert where an aging military leader turns on her beloved matriarchy, and visit a world where your gender determines what side of the fight you're on.
Pandora's Genes
Series: The Pandora's Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Pandora’s Genes and its sequel, Pandora's Children, takes place in the late twenty-first century, where civilization has collapsed and altered DNA threatens humanity with extinction. Fanatical religious forces battle scientists trying to find an answer. Against this background is set an unusual love triangle involving two men trying to save the world and the young girl they both love.
Pandora's Children
Series: The Pandora's Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,280. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Pandora's Children, the sequel to Pandora’s Genes, takes place in the late twenty-first century, where civilization has collapsed and altered DNA threatens humanity with extinction. Fanatical religious forces battle scientists trying to find an answer. Against this background is set an unusual love triangle involving two men trying to save the world and the young girl they both love.
The Casting Of Einstein's Dice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 115,950. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Imagine you were handed the key to a shrine, one that is universally acknowledged to contain irrefutable evidence (one way or the other) of God’s existence; would your curiosity prevail over caution? Professor Henniker faces such a dilemma and succumbs to invitations to reopen a shrine on a strange new planet. A Temple said to contain a means of communicating directly with God.
The Body Project
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Nyx and her ragtag team of mercenaries investigate the death of a man she used to serve with at the front, a man who's supposed to have died years before - and a thousand miles away - from where she finds his body.
Double Life
Series: Razia, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 74,770. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Piracy is a game. Four main crime syndicates compete ruthlessly to count the most pirates with the highest bounties as their members. They employ bounty hunters like Razia to track and capture rival pirates to boost their own standings... Or they would if Razia was ever given a chance...
Inner Mind/Outer Space: Four Short Stories and a Novelette by the Author of Alien Within
Price: Free! Words: 33,680. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In “For the Sake of the Family,” the founder of a peaceful political movement faces death in the very arena she’s been seeking to abolish. Penth and her faithful horse Lia need “The Lady’s Luck” to recover stolen gems. “If Only Father Were Alive” tells what happens when a young girl’s fondest wish comes true. Plus “One Spring Day,” “The Lake,” and two sample chapters from Alien Within.
Lost Mothers: The “Othering” of Mothers on the TV Show Lost Femspec Issue 12.2, 2012
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
This article from the Motherhood issue of Femspec explores how the science fiction (SF) television show Lost presents a rich playground for a feminist examination of female characters and particularly those who are or become mothers during the series.
Gender Issues in The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
“Hollinger cites several of these works to demonstrate feminist challenges to heterosexual and patriarchal hegemony, feminist techniques of defamiliarization (e.g., re female human nature), and feminist appropriations of standard sf figures, such as aliens and cyborgs, to question traditional notions of dominance and status.
Sex Role Reversals in Star Trek's Planets of Women as Indices of Second Wave Media Protest, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The critique made is that popular shows on television are reactionary products of a culture that treats women as sex objects. The episodes of Star Trek critiqued in the journal are about how the feminist movement coincided with the sexist illustration of women in the television. Watching these Star Trek episodes will reveal how icons of American culture can express popular American ideologies.