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The Freeze-Frame Revolution

by Peter Dabbene

Hard science fiction that reads like a first-person parable, Peter Watts’s "The Freeze-Frame Revolution" is thoughtful, suspenseful, and unforgettable. Freedom and near-immortality are the stakes in a multimillion-year mutiny that... Read More

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Mother of Invention

by Michelle Anne Schingler

On its surface, "Mother of Invention" is a quasi-feminist speculative novel about reinventing the way that women give birth. In her forties and childless only partially by choice, Tessa, a biotech whiz, finds the prospect of shortening... Read More

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Stalag-X

by Peter Dabbene

Humans fight or collaborate with their alien captors in an effort to survive a harsh prison camp in the science fiction graphic novel "Stalag-X". A decade-long war against the alien race called the Krael has humanity in desperate... Read More

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Eternity

by Peter Dabbene

Heroes work on a grand scale of struggle and sacrifice in Matt Kindt and Trevor Hairsine’s interdimensional epic "Eternity". Reprinting the four issues of the comic book series, the "Eternity" graphic novel packs a lot into its 112... Read More

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Manual Automata

by Susan Waggoner

"Manual Automata" puts a human face on the seemingly inevitable transformation of humans into cyberhumans. Benyakir B. Horowitz’s dystopian fantasy novel "Manual Automata" ventures into the not-too-distant future to explore the... Read More

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Sector 12 and the Art of Burning

by John M. Murray

A snarky, charismatic lead and nonstop action make this series title an irresistible addition. Joseph Kainz’s "Sector 12 and the Art of Burning" blends humor, adventure, and heart into an over-the-top space adventure. Once again,... Read More

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Sector 12 and the Art of Falling

by John M. Murray

With flavors of a western but set in space, this military adventure is over-the-top fun. Joseph Kainz’s raucous, ribald space adventure "Sector 12 and the Art of Falling" follows a heroic agent who’s combating a conspiracy. Ranger... Read More

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First Girl

by Tia Smith

Julie Aitcheson’s "First Girl" is a thrilling character-driven literary dystopia. Gabi is a weak, sickly girl, tormented by bullies and friendless except for her grandmother. She also lives in a future time when science is obsolete and... Read More

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