Tag Archives: Science Fiction

The Great Frustration by Seth Fried [Time-limited]

I’d been meaning to check out this collection of stories by Fried, since it’s been very well-reviewed and recommended, and Fried comes across as smart and funny in social media and interviews. And now it’s free! Presumably for a limited … Continue reading

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The Breach by Patrick Lee [Time-Limited]

Not free, but close to it: $0.99 for the next few weeks. I picked this one up after reading this “Big Idea” essay by the author, Patrick Lee. Totally enjoyed the book – not perfect, but a blast to read. … Continue reading

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The Ware Tetralogy by Rudy Rucker

“One of cyberpunk’s most inventive works.” — Rolling Stone From the author: Your Guide to the 21st Century! It starts with Software, where rebel robots bring immortality to their human creator by eating his brain. Software won the first Philip K. Dick Award. … Continue reading

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Starfarers by Vonda N. McIntyre

From Book View Cafe: The starship Starfarer is poised for our first voyage to another star system. The Alien Contact Team — physicist Victoria Fraser MacKenzie, geneticist Stephen Thomas Gregory, geographer Satoshi Lono, and alien contact specialist J.D. Sauvage — and … Continue reading

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Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link

From the publisher: Best of the Decade: Salon, The Onion, HTML Giant, Village Voice “Her exquisite stories mix the aggravations and epiphanies of everyday life with the stuff that legends, dreams and nightmares are made of, from pop culture to … Continue reading

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Tor.com Short Story Award Finalists

From Tor.com: Now free on the US version of Apple’s “iBooks” store: Tor.com’s four major award finalists from 2009, nicely done up as elegant ePub files for your iPad (and, once iOS 4 ships on June 21, your iPhone). “Eros, … Continue reading

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Stranger Things Happen by Kelly Link

From the publisher: This first collection by award-winning author Kelly Link takes fairy tales and cautionary tales, dictators and extraterrestrials, amnesiacs and honeymooners, revenants and readers alike, on a voyage into new, strange, and wonderful territory. The girl detective must … Continue reading

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