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Earth Has a Cold Heart
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 57,570. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
Identifies a mathematical error made by geodesists in applying an ideal world calculation to a real world problem; corrects the error and produces a new cold-core model to answer the seismic cross section of Earth. A must read for students of science: astronomy, geology, seismology, archeology, planetary body formation, mathematics, etc.. It is not recommended for those scientifically challenged.
Act One
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2010 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
“One of the best of the year...a compelling novella about a once-famous actress and her devoted manager who get much more publicity of an unfortunate sort when they inadvertently become embroiled with an act of biological terrorism with potentially world-changing results.” — Gardner Dozois, Locus
The Complete Guide to the Year’s Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
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Price: Free! Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A complete list of the stories in every Year's Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror book, grouped by editor and ordered by volume.
Ocean of Emptiness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,370. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When Rayan Thorn stumbles across a legendary Starmaid, a space-dwelling, mermaid creature, he sees her as his ticket to freedom. He's been framed for a crime and is stuck on a deadly stardust-mining starship with little chance of survival. However, when the Starmaid Thallie is kidnapped, will he risk his own freedom to save her? After all, Thallie is the only real friend he's ever had.
Hardwired
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,150. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Earth lies prostrate beneath the lash of the Orbital powers, and Earth’s Balkanized nations have no choice but to let the Orbitals plunder their remaining wealth. But now, if the criminal underworld and the guerilla underground can join forces, there is a chance to shift the balance of power. . .
The Bone Flute
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Venn, a fickle and restless young musician, is drawn to the “lost planet” of Habille where, it is said, human nature has changed, and love once experienced can never die. In an afterword written especially for this edition, Lisa Tuttle explains her controversial decision to refuse the Nebula Award for this story.
Study Guide: Flowers for Algernon (A BookCaps Study Guide)
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Series: Study Guides, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The perfect companion to Daniel Keyes’s "Flowers for Algernon," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
Movement: A Short Story about Autism in the Future
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Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This story was nominated for the 2011 Hugo and Nebula awards. When her concerned parents investigate a neurological treatment that could change her life forever, Hannah must decide who she really is -- and who she wishes to become. Originally published in the March 2011 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.
Alaris. Episode Two: Struggle
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Price: Free! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The second episode of a series of short stories. The Alaris nebula is home to over a million people and is struggling under relentless pirate attacks. When a fighter squadron goes missing it's up to burnt out veteran Marack Nor and the rest of his squadron to discover the truth and live long enough to make it back home.
Study Guide: Cloud Atlas (A BookCaps Study Guide)
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Series: Study Guides, Book 91. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell is difficult to explain--it's structure and style take you back and forth through time in a way that's both magical and complex. If you find yourself getting lost in whose who or just need a bit more help, then this study guide is for you. It includes analysis of themes, characters, and chapters.