8 Brian Aldiss Sci-Fi Books That Will Blow Your Mind

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    8 Brian Aldiss Sci-Fi Books That Will Blow Your Mind

    The Grand Master wrote experimental science fiction for the British New Wave of the 1960s and 70s.

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    Artificial Intelligence Goes Rogue in This Technothriller by Peter Riva

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    Artificial Intelligence Goes Rogue in This Technothriller by Peter Riva

    In a future controlled by computers, a codifier discovers a terrifying secret that places everyone at risk.

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    Stellar Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Sales This Month

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    Stellar Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Sales This Month

    Page through a selection of out-of-this-world discounted books from your favorite sci-fi and fantasy authors.

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    10 Must-Read Philip K. Dick Books

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    10 Must-Read Philip K. Dick Books

    Explore shocking dystopian universes in Dick’s powerful novels.

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    If You're a Fan of Ursula K. Le Guin, Read Eleanor Arnason's <em>A Woman of the Iron People</em>

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    If You're a Fan of Ursula K. Le Guin, Read Eleanor Arnason's A Woman of the Iron People

    When an anthropologist investigates an alien society on a foreign planet, she begins to question the benefits of human intervention.

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    12 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book to Movie Adaptations That Are Worth Watching

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    12 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book to Movie Adaptations That Are Worth Watching

    Watch some of your favorite stories come alive on the big screen.

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    High School Heroes: 7 Sci-Fi Books for Teens

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    High School Heroes: 7 Sci-Fi Books for Teens

    It's teens to the rescue in these wild adventures through time, space, and high school.

    by Feliza Casano

    18 Best Sci-Fi Book Series You Won't Want to Miss

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    18 Best Sci-Fi Book Series You Won't Want to Miss

    Find your next out-of-this-world page-turner. 

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    Zack Parsons’ Mind-Bending Novel Blends Sci-Fi, Horror, Noir, and Western Fiction

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    Zack Parsons’ Mind-Bending Novel Blends Sci-Fi, Horror, Noir, and Western Fiction

    Liminal States is a rip-roaring epic through time in which rival immortals battle for the woman they loved and lost.

    by Shannon Raphael

    14 Octavia Butler Books: The Complete Canon

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    14 Octavia Butler Books: The Complete Canon

    A game-changer and a unique talent, the Kindred author left an indelible mark on the science fiction community.

    by Olivia Mason

    Bernard Beckett's Mind-Bending <em>Genesis </em>Isn't Like Other Dystopian Books

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    Bernard Beckett's Mind-Bending Genesis Isn't Like Other Dystopian Books

    In the future, 17-year-old Anax takes an oral exam on 21st century history, hoping to gain acceptance into an elite government institution.

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    9 Little-Known Facts About Jules Verne 

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    9 Little-Known Facts About Jules Verne 

    How much do you really know about the “Journey to the Center of the Earth” author?

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    Robert McCammon's <em>Swan Song</em> is Unparalleled Post-Apocalyptic Horror

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    Robert McCammon's Swan Song is Unparalleled Post-Apocalyptic Horror

    In the wake of a nuclear holocaust, a professional wrestler becomes the sole protector of the world's only hope for survival—a 9-year-old psychic.

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    <em>The Female Man</em>: The Novel That Gave Birth to Feminist Science Fiction

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    The Female Man: The Novel That Gave Birth to Feminist Science Fiction

    In Joanna Russ' Nebula Award-winning book, an alliance between four women raises questions about gender roles and identity.

    by Olivia Mason

    7 Genre-Bending Books that Blur the Line Between Fantasy and Sci-Fi

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    7 Genre-Bending Books that Blur the Line Between Fantasy and Sci-Fi

    These unique speculative fiction stories transcend genre. 

    by Stephen Lovely

    From Xanth and Beyond: 9 Piers Anthony Books

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    From Xanth and Beyond: 9 Piers Anthony Books

    The author of the long-running Xanth series isn't afraid to be quirky, dark—or a little controversial.

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    Exploring Classism in the Far Future and Today

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    Exploring Classism in the Far Future and Today

    Author Emily Devenport looks at classism in America through the lens of her upcoming sci-fi novel Medusa Uploaded.

    by Emily Devenport

    The Best Opening Lines in Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

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    The Best Opening Lines in Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

    These words hooked readers from the very beginning. 

    by Stephen Lovely

    Time Travelers Visit 1930s Germany and Disrupt History

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    Time Travelers Visit 1930s Germany and Disrupt History

    In Allen Steele's Time Loves a Hero, a journey to the past may change the centuries to come.

    by Olivia Mason

    Space Opera Meets <em>Arrival </em>in Samuel R. Delany's <em>Babel-17</em>

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    Space Opera Meets Arrival in Samuel R. Delany's Babel-17

    A famous poet must decipher a strange alien language before it becomes a weapon of mass destruction.

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    11 Books Like <em>Ready Player One</em>

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    11 Books Like Ready Player One

    Virtual reality escapism is just the beginning...

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    7 Thought-Provoking Books by Theodore Sturgeon

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    7 Thought-Provoking Books by Theodore Sturgeon

    The Sci-Fi and Fantasy Hall of Famer wrote genre fiction with a conscience.

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    Black Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors You Need to Read

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    Black Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors You Need to Read

    It may be Black History Month, but these authors deserve to be read all year round.

    by Olivia Mason

    10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books That Need Adaptations

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    10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books That Need Adaptations

    Are you there, Hollywood? It's us, sci-fi and fantasy fans.

    by Olivia Mason

    Immortality Has a Steep Price in Joe Haldeman's <em>Buying Time</em>

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    Immortality Has a Steep Price in Joe Haldeman's Buying Time

    From the award-winning author of "The Forever War" comes a sci-fi mystery set in a world where death is optional—as long as you can pay.

    by Carolyn Cox

    [CLOSED] Win 10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books!

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    [CLOSED] Win 10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books!

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    Brilliant Reads for Fans of Ray Bradbury Books

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    Reborn Fugitives Fight for Their Lives on the Planet Riverworld

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    Reborn Fugitives Fight for Their Lives on the Planet Riverworld

    After escaping from prison, three people from different centuries run from the religious zealot who pursues them.

    by Olivia Mason

    What Happens When an Old Woman Steals Your Story?

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    What Happens When an Old Woman Steals Your Story?

    In celebration of the re-release of "A Matter of Oaths," the author reveals how her space opera found an unexpected protagonist.

    by Helen S. Wright

    15 Cat Books in Sci-Fi and Fantasy for You to Read Right Meow

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    15 Cat Books in Sci-Fi and Fantasy for You to Read Right Meow

    If you need a feline fix, we’ll help you find your purr-fect read.

    by Carolyn Cox

    10 Andre Norton Books Everyone Should Read

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    10 Andre Norton Books Everyone Should Read

    Get to know the woman who changed science fiction and fantasy.

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    First Trailer for <em>Annihilation</em> Promises to Blow Our Minds

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    First Trailer for Annihilation Promises to Blow Our Minds

    The adaptation of Jeff Vandermeer's sci-fi horror novel looks just as chilling and thought-provoking as its source material.

    by Carolyn Cox

    8 Books That Will Make You Fall for Hard Science Fiction

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    8 Books That Will Make You Fall for Hard Science Fiction

    Get hooked on science fiction that's rooted in the facts.

    by Stephen Lovely

    Shocking Depictions of the Future from Sci-Fi and Fantasy

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    Shocking Depictions of the Future from Sci-Fi and Fantasy

    From dystopian fantasy worlds to apocalyptic science fiction, sometimes books give us a very disturbing look at a possible future.

    by Sarah Mangiola

    12 Books About Robots Taking Over

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    12 Books About Robots Taking Over

    Could your iPhone turn into your enemy?

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    Philip José Farmer's Books Are More Relevant Than Ever

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    Philip José Farmer's Books Are More Relevant Than Ever

    Thirty years after it first came out, Philip José Farmer's "Dayworld" continues to resonate with modern readers.

    by Betsy Mitchell

    Science Fiction Has Won the War

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    Science Fiction Has Won the War

    Best-selling author Greg Bear on the genre’s new ‘golden age.'

    by Frank Catalano

    Grand Master Brian W. Aldiss Passes Away at 92

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    Grand Master Brian W. Aldiss Passes Away at 92

    Remembering the exceptional science fiction author.

    by Carolyn Cox

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