Science fiction (Novelty)

A Better World (The Brilliance Trilogy Book 2)

A Better World (The Brilliance Trilogy Book 2)


Marcus Sakey

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Year of publication: 2014

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, organizations, places, events, and incidents are either products of the authors imagination or are used fictitiously. Text copyright 2014 Marcus Sakey All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced, or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without express written permission of the publisher. Published by Thomas Mercer, Seattle ...

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The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t with Her Mind

The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t with Her Mind


Jackson Ford

ISBN: 9780316519151
Year of publication: 2019

Jackson Ford THE GIRL WHO COULD MOVE SHT WITH HER MIND Dedicated to Dilated Peoples, Venice Beach, and salted caramel ice cream MAP ONE Teagan On second thoughts, throwing myself out the window of a skyscraper may not have been the best idea. Not because Im going to die or anything. Ive totally got that under control. It wasnt smart because I had to bring Annie Cruz with me. And Annie, it turns out, is a screamer. Her fists hammer on my back, her voice piecing my eardrums, even over the rushing ...

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The Tank

The Tank


Nicola Lombardi

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Year of publication: 2016

Nicola Lombardi THE TANK Translated by Daniele Anselmo 1 The Arrival The Tank looked huge, a dark grey cylinder that sternly contrasted with the dawns pale colors and filled the heart. Giovanni Corte could not help but hold his breath when the huge silo of steel and concrete appeared beyond the mist. He felt a chill run through his body. The early morning air got into his sleeves and under his collar while he was steadily approaching the structure with two NMO officers at his sides. While they ...

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The Final Now

The Final Now


Gregory Benford

ISBN: 9781429926256
Year of publication: 2011

Gregory Benford THE FINAL NOW We are blooming flowers on the plainwhich He picks. Old hymn He suddenly thought that they had not seen anyone for quite a while. Amid the vast voyages, adventures, striking vistasand yes, while basking in symphonies of sensationthey had not needed company. Even as twilight closed in. But now Do you recall He asked, turning to Her, and could not recall an ancient name. Names were unimportant, mere symbols, yes but He did remember that names had existed to ...

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Persona

Persona


Amy Cross

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Year of publication: 2016

Amy Cross PERSONA Prologue Asher How are you, my dear Did you have a pleasant journey Looking up from the comic Ive been reading, I spot Doctor Phillips coming this way along the corridor. I immediately smile, since shes the first friendly face Ive seen for a long time. At the childrens home, everyone is so harsh and angry, but Doctor Phillips genuinely seems to like me. You look well, she continues, crouching in front of me. She smells of perfume, which makes me smile. I havent smelled perfume ...

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The Fellow who Married the Maxill Girl

The Fellow who Married the Maxill Girl


Ward Moore

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Year of publication: 0

The Fellow who Married the Maxill Girl by Ward Moore After a couple of weeks Nan began to understand him a little. Nan was the third-oldest Maxill girl. The wild one, they called her in Henryton, not forgetting they had said the same of Gladys and later Muriel Gladys now high in the Eastern Star, and Muriel, married to Henrytons leading hardware and furniture dealerMuriel, mother of the sweetest twins in Evarts County. But they said it of Nan with more assurance. Everyone knew Maxill had bought ...

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The Man From Earth

The Man From Earth


Jerome Bixby

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Year of publication: 2007

The Man From Earth Synopsis Every 10 years or so, John Oldman has to move on. No matter what hes doing. No matter who hes with. He has to pack up and leave, or there will be talk of him not aging. John was born 14,000 years ago. He has not aged a day since he was 35. On this instance, he decides, on a whim, to tell his friends why he is leaving, turning an impromptu farewell-party into a mysterious and intense interrogation. The only setting is in and around Oldmans house, with the plot ...

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Futureland: Nine Stories of an Imminent World

Futureland: Nine Stories of an Imminent World


Walter Mosley

ISBN: 9780446529549
Year of publication: 2001

Walter Mosley Futureland: Nine Stories of an Imminent World For Danny Glover: Futureman Whispers in the Dark 1 Yeth he did too. Popo called me on the vid hithelf an he wath ony two year ole, Misty Bent said to her wide-eyed niece, Hazel Bernard. They were sitting out on the screened porch above the Tickle River. Mistys drooping left eyelid and gnarled, half-paralyzed hands did not mask her excitement. You kiddin Hazel exclaimed. Tole me hith mama wath thick on the flo, that he called the ...

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The Berlin Paradox

The Berlin Paradox


Alain Xalabarde

ISBN: 9781096068587
Year of publication: 2019

Alain Xalabarde THE BERLIN PARADOX CHRONICLES OF A SOVIET TIME TRAVELER To my wife she who made me believe in meaning again. INTRODUCTION Living in Berlin is like getting a hug from a hermit who hasnt showered in months. Its not very pleasant, but you know she has a good heart. Berlin is a tough city, and it doesnt treat its people with grace. But thats just the way the city was raised. It had a hard life. It knows nothing else. Ive been no exception. Berlin hasnt been easy on me, but I was ...

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Robert

Robert


Evan Hunter

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Year of publication: 1953

Evan Hunter Robert The salesman was a most presentable young man, with a grey tweed suit, and a neat brown mustache. Eddie listened to what he said, and he glanced occasionally at Mary to see if she shared interest. Youve got to understand, the salesman was saying, that you arent the first childless couple to make use of our service. As a matter of fact, I could name people in your own neighborhood who have done just what youre about to do and are We didnt say we were going to do it, Eddie ...

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Supernova Era

Supernova Era


Cixin Liu

ISBN: 9781250306036
Year of publication: 2019

Cixin Liu SUPERNOVA ERA For my daughter, Liu Jing. May she live in a world of fun. CAST OF CHARACTERS ADULTS Zheng Chen, homeroom teacher for a graduating middle-school class Zhang Lin, agent with the Central Extraordinary Commission The president of China The premier of China CHINESE CHILDREN Huahua, a handsome, charismatic boy Specs, an introverted boy with a keen mind Xiaomeng, a quiet, respected girl mature beyond her years The preceding three make up the central leadership General L Gang, ...

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Patternmaster

Patternmaster


Butler Octavia

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Year of publication: 1976

Prologue Rayal had his lead wife, Jansee, with him on that last night. He lay beside her in his huge bed, secure, lulled by the peacefulness of the Pattern as it flowed to him. The Pattern had been peaceful for over a year now. A year without a major Clayark attack on any sector of Patternist Territory. A luxury. Rayal had known enough years of fighting to be glad to relax and enjoy the respite. Only Jansee could still find reason for discontent. Her children, as usual. I think tomorrow Ill send ...

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Tony and the Beetles

Tony and the Beetles


Philip K Dick

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Year of publication: 2012

TONY and the BEETLES by Philip K. Dick Reddish-yellow sunlight filtered through the thick quartz windows into the sleep-compartment. Tony Rossi yawned, stirred a little, then opened his black eyes and sat up quickly. With one motion he tossed the covers back and slid to the warm metal floor. He clicked off his alarm clock and hurried to the closet. It looked like a nice day. The landscape outside was motionless, undisturbed by winds or dust-shift. The boys heart pounded excitedly. He pulled his ...

Keywords: Boys -- Fiction Racism -- Fiction Science Fiction Short stories Space colonies -- Fiction War stories
Gideon the Ninth

Gideon the Ninth


Tamsyn Muir

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Year of publication: 0

Dedication for pT обратно Dramatis Personae In Order of House Appearance The Ninth House Keepers of the Locked Tomb, House of the Sewn Tongue, the Black Vestals Harrowhark Nonagesimus HEIR TO THE HOUSE OF THE NINTH, REVEREND DAUGHTER OF DREARBURH Pelleamena Novenarius HER MOTHER, REVEREND MOTHER OF DREARBURH Priamhark Noniusvianus HER FATHER, REVEREND FATHER OF DREARBURH Ortus Nigenad CAVALIER PRIMARY TO THE HEIR Crux MARSHAL OF THE HOUSE OF THE NINTH Aiglamene CAPTAIN OF THE GUARD OF THE NINTH ...

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Randomize

Randomize


Andy Weir

ISBN: 9781542044257
Year of publication: 2019

Andy Weir RANDOMIZE Edwin Rutledge looked out his windows to the sprawling Las Vegas Strip beyond. His office atop the Babylon Hotel and Casino was the definition of opulence. Italian leather couches surrounded a tasteful glass coffee table. Guests had no idea they were sitting in seats worth more than a typical car. But in a city of extreme displays, silent quality appealed to Rutledge more than a neon sign saying IM IMPORTANT. Still, some demonstration of status was needed. Mahogany ...

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