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Dark Web Rising

by Joseph S. Pete

"Dark Web Rising" achieves the rare feat of hacking scenes written in a compelling, captivating way. Eugene T. Schurter’s "Dark Web Rising" is a fast-paced science fiction thriller that spins a web of intrigue centered around hacking,... Read More

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Invasion: Eris

by John M. Murray

Humor, especially witty alien dialogue, adds a nice counterpoint to the tense drama and action of this science fiction showdown. The second book of the Chuck, Yu, and Farley series, Penny L. Samms’s "Invasion: Eris" blends action,... Read More

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The Moreva of Astoreth

by Susan Waggoner

Detailed world-building and a dynamic heroine make this fantasy novel stand out. Roxanne Bland’s "The Moreva of Astoreth" adds elements of alien worlds, living gods, adventure, and a heroine with depth to deliver a thoroughly... Read More

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by Shana Creaney

Moral and ethical conundrums dominate in this futuristic science fiction adventure. "Variance" by Josen Llave is a militaristic action-adventure story that takes place in the distant future and revolves around differing systems of belief... Read More

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by Kristine Morris

Bicycles are big in the future utopian or dystopian worlds imagined by the contributors to Elly Blue’s collection. Whether working in an asteroid mine and having to make do with a stationary bike while pondering the nature of AI fellow... Read More

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The Sacred Era

by Meagan Logsdon

The novel includes a profound commentary on the relations of humans to time, space, and the divine. Japanese speculative-fiction master Yoshio Aramaki plays with religious and philosophical textures against a science-fiction canvas in... Read More

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Sappho's Bar and Grill

by Amanda Adams

Language is both darkly funny and keenly poignant in this feminist time-travel romp. Fun, sexy, and charming, Sappho’s Bar and Grill, by Bonnie J. Morris, is a captivating time-travel romp. Jaded women’s-history professor Hannah... Read More

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