Starcross: A Stirring Adventure of Spies, Time Travel and Curious Hats

By Philip Reeve

Art, Myrtle and their mom settle for the type invitation of a vacation to an up-and-coming asteroid lodge. yet they set out with visions of relaxation and leisure basically to be sucked right into a dastardly plot related to spies, time commute, and mind-altering garments! earlier than their adventures are out, they are going to sail an aether-ship amid asteroid-strewn seas, sidestep demonic puppets, and study knowledge from an not going best friend: the Moobs! With faster-than-light plot twists and adequate tongue-in-cheek vim and energy to maintain a galaxy in laughter, this dynamic sequel to Larklight is a travel de strength of the main intergalactic kind.

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The Beast of Cretacea

By Todd Strasser

Master storyteller Todd Strasser reimagines the vintage story of Moby Dick as set within the future—and takes readers on an epic sci-fi adventure.

When seventeen-year-old Ishmael wakes up from stasis aboard the Pequod, he is surprised by way of how diverse this planet is from the soiled, loss of life, Shroud-covered Earth he left in the back of. yet Ishmael isn’t on Cretacea to wonder on the clean air, sunshine, and unending blue ocean. He’s the following to paintings, risking his lifestyles to seek down nice ocean-dwelling beasts to reap and ship again to the resource-depleted Earth. even if effortless prey abounds, repeatedly the chase boat crews are ordered to disregard it with a view to pursue the elusive nice Terrafin. It’s rumored that the ship’s captain, Ahab, misplaced his leg to the beast years in the past, and that he’s now fed on through revenge. yet there is extra to Captain Ahab’s obsession. darkish secrets and techniques and unsafe exploits swirl round the pursuit of the beast, and Ishmael needs to do his most sensible to survive—if he can.

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The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick

By Philip K. Dick

The amassed tales of Philip ok. Dick is a set of technology fiction tales by means of Philip okay. Dick. It used to be first released via Underwood-Miller in 1987 as a 5 quantity set. See Philip ok. Dick bibliography for info in regards to the mass marketplace reprints.

Many of the tales had initially seemed within the magazines fable and technological know-how Fiction, Planet tales, If, Galaxy technological know-how Fiction, mind's eye, house technological know-how Fiction, tremendous tale journal, notable tales, destiny technology Fiction, Cosmos, myth Fiction, past myth Fiction, exciting ask yourself tales, Startling tales, great Universe, technology Fiction Quarterly, extraordinary, technological know-how Fiction Adventures, technology Fiction tales, Orbit, satellite tv for pc technological know-how Fiction, imaginitive stories, superb, Worlds of the following day, Escapade, well-known technological know-how Fiction, Niekas, Rolling Stone collage Papers, Interzone, Playboy, Omni and The Yuba urban excessive Times.

Note: this is often all five volumes from:

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The Frost-Haired Vixen (Zachary Nixon Johnson, Book 4)

By John Zakour

Within the yr 2060, freelance deepest investigator Zach Johnson tackles his strangest case yet—solving the murders of 2 elves on the North Pole. Zach needs to fit wits, muscle, and expertise opposed to a bevy of superhuman women, a mutant elf with an perspective, killer robots, or even a number of nerds with an time table during this hilarious follow-up "The Radioactive Redhead."

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The Assassination Game (Starfleet Academy (Paperback))

By Alan Gratz

When a terrorist assault rocks Starfleet Academy, it’s transparent a person has a really serious—and very deadly—secret agenda.

The ideas are easy: Draw a goal. tune him down and “kill” him with a spork. Take your victim’s aim on your personal. Oh, and ensure the participant with your identify doesn’t get to you first. No secure zones. No time-outs. the sport ends while just one participant remains.
     James T. Kirk is enjoying for enjoyable. Leonard “Bones” McCoy is taking part in to catch up with to a lady. but if a chain of terrorist assaults rock the customarily placid Starfleet Academy campus, it turns into transparent that someone is enjoying the sport for actual. Is it one of many traveling Varkolak, in the world to wait an intergalactic scientific convention? Or may well it's a member of a super-secret society on the Academy devoted to taking good care of threats to the Federation, it doesn't matter what ideas they need to holiday to do it? discover in The Assassination Game, the fourth installment in Spotlight’s interesting sequence for teens.


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Queen of Angels

By Greg Bear

In an international of wonders, wealth, and “perfect” psychological health and wellbeing, a recognized poet commits grotesque homicide . . . Why? That crime, that query, leads a policewoman to a jungle of torture and forgotten gods; a author to the bohemian shadows of an enormous urban; and a scientist without delay into the mind—the nightmare soul—of the psychopath himself . . . 

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Roma Eterna

By Robert Silverberg

No strength on the earth can face up to the may well of Imperial Rome, so it's been and so it ever might be. via brute strength, terror, and sheer indomitable will, her armies have enslaved a global. From the reign of Maximilianus the good in A.U.C. 1203 onward in the course of the ages—into a brand new period of clinical development and fabulous technologies—countless upstarts and enemies come up, in simple terms to be floor into the dirt underneath the cruel Roman bootheels. yet one those who undergo and undergo during the many centuries of oppressive rule dream of the fantastic day that's coming—when the heavens themselves could be opened to them… and the ships they're getting ready in mystery will hold them on their "Great Exodus" to the stars.

Originally released 2003 by way of Eos.

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Dragon and Soldier (Dragonback Series, Book 2)

By Timothy Zahn

Dragon and Thief, the 1st novel within the Dragonback sequence, used to be named an American Library organization top publication For teenagers. the second one novel, Dragon and Soldier is one other fast moving, compulsively readable SF event that includes a strange couple of reluctant companions on an strange quest.

Draycos, a golden-scaled draconic K'da poet-warrior, used to be on a scout fleet send whilst it used to be attacked, with him the lone survivor. pressured to discover a brand new symbiotic humanoid host, he stumbled on Jack Morgan. Jack has been on his personal, making his manner by way of delivery interstellar shipment at the send he's inherited from his Uncle Virgil, a con-man and thief who met with a deadly twist of fate. Draycos has vowed to discover these at the back of an unlimited conspiracy to wipe out his humans, whereas Jack is decided to determine who framed him for a criminal offense he didn't dedicate. Virgil, who survives as "Uncle Virge" within the ship's machine, is opposed to their plan. yet Draycos as soon as stored Jack's lifestyles, so Jack feels a duty to this unusual creature who can slip onto the boy's epidermis, urgent opposed to it like a residing tattoo. realizing that mercenaries have been all in favour of the ambush that killed Draycos's fleet, Jack enlists in a mercenary outfit that essentially enslaves adolescent recruits.

But the soldier's lifestyles isn't precisely what Jack had bargained for, specifically whilst a mysterious woman is recruited into his staff. unusual issues are taking place, and folks and occasions are usually not continually as they appear.

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