Books tagged: metropolis

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Snowstorm Delivery
Series: Shadow Courier. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Sixteen year old Kora Leon only wants to do her job as a flying courier and work herself up through the hierarchy in the City of Shadows. Living and working in Sector E—the slums of the city—sucks. So when her boss asks her for a favor of one more delivery in a harsh snowstorm, she says yes. But more than cold and sharp winds lurk in the dark.
Jar Jar Binks Must Die... and Other Observations about Science Fiction Movies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,150. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Hugo Award finalist. In this collection of essays, film critic and sf fan Kimmel covers movies from Metropolis (1927), answering the absurd claim that the restoration of this silent classic negated its status as a science fiction film, to how Star Trek, Avatar, Moon, and District 9 may have made 2009 a "miracle year" for the genre.
Through the Eyes of a Stranger - Pieces
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Darkness preys on the Phoenix prophecy, forcing Sir Gedeon to put Gabriel in a comatose state. In the world of Metropolis, tensions rise when Mike Hamada befriends a young man with a hidden past, whom he must help become part of the new Leadership. And in the Human World, Kayla Wallace struggles to remember her past. Lost in Washington State, she meets new friends who want to help her remember.
The Fall of Port City
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Frankie and the Good Time Boys are not the greatest lounge band ever. But they've managed to eke out a living in the seediest districts of Port City, a chaotic metropolis where the haves and have nots know who they are - and they don't mingle. When Frankie receives a prophecy from a gorgeous member of a local hill tribe, he has mixed feelings.
Millers' Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,820. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fairy tales
In a burgeoning metropolis, on the cusp of a new century, Helen and George Miller live what no one would consider "fairy tale" lives. Sold by their parents to a mysterious dwarf, they escape, only to be captured and imprisoned by a sadistic old fortuneteller, who runs a candy shop and freakshow at a seaside amusement park. With the aid of Bernard the Wolf Boy, they escape again, but not unscathed.
The Big City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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For Jed, the world is one big, endless city, a metropolis of colossal skyscrapers so tall that the sky has become a mere legend. He longs for the now-mythical great outdoors, for a simpler time and place that no longer exists. When he discovers that an ancient doorway to such a world may exist, he begins a journey that will ultimately lead to his dreams and a shocking secret.