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The Price of Safety

by Susan Waggoner

"The Price of Safety" is an imaginative, action-driven science fiction novel set in a nightmarish yet plausible future. Michael C. Bland’s dystopian novel "The Price of Safety" is set in a future with a government that’s powerful... Read More

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The Dark That Dwells

by John M. Murray

"The Dark That Dwells" is a powerful start to a new space opera series. In Matt Digman and Ryan Roddy’s robust space opera, The Dark that Dwells, four strangers face their fears as the return of a dark entity looms. Human beings have... Read More

Book Review

Mikkee the Martian

by Laura Leavitt

"Mikkee the Martian" is a diverting middle grade alien story focused on a cross-cultural adventure at the fair. In Peter Locke’s latest installment of the middle grade science fiction series Mikkee The Martian, the excitement and... Read More

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Blowback ‘94

by Hope Hills

Blowback ’94 is a satisfying time travel adventure made more tantalizing because of the friendships, love, and loss that it features. In Brian Meehl’s dynamic time travel novel Blowback ’94, a family legend is wrapped up. Twins... Read More

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Boon on the Moon

by Peter Dabbene

A boy and his robot move to Earth’s moon in John Huddles’s wonderful "Boon on the Moon". Byron “Boon” Barnett’s dream comes true when his father gets a job opportunity on the Moon; with some lobbying from Boon, the whole family... Read More

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The First 7

by Susan Waggoner

In Laura Pohl’s absorbing "The First 7", the last seven teenagers on Earth, having escaped an alien invasion, rove the universe. When a signal from Earth reaches them, they return to find a small community of survivors. But Clover... Read More

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Sea Change

by Jeremiah Rood

In Nancy Kress’s terrifying novel "Sea Change", a famine-stricken, near-future world has turned its back on science. In 2005, Renata’s life was normal. She was a student at Yale, worried about her difficult roommate and... Read More

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The Fortress

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Patriarchy meets its match in S. A. Jones’s speculative novel The Fortress. Jonathon was once a rising company man with an insatiable appetite for the young women who worked beneath him. When his wife, Adalia, discovered his predatory... Read More

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