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The Cosmic Computer

by H. Beam Piper Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Cosmic Computer is a 1963 science fiction novel by H. Beam Piper based on his short story “Graveyard of Dreams,” which was published in the February 1958 issue of Galaxy Magazine.

The action largely...


Little Fuzzy

by H. Beam Piper Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Little Fuzzy is a science fiction novel set on the planet Zarathustra, a world rich in natural resources being exploited by a huge chartered company from Earth. Jack Holloway is a free-lance sunstone miner working...


Space Viking

by H. Beam Piper Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Initially serialized in Analog magazine between 1962 and 1963, Space Viking takes place after the events of H. Beam Piper’s earlier serialization, The Cosmic Computer. Space Viking is a classic space opera:...


The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

by Robert Louis Stevenson Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is the classic novella of split personality. Stevenson wrote it in just a few days while sick and bedridden, and famously burned the first draft after his wife suggested...


A Voyage to Arcturus

by David Lindsay Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

A stunning achievement in speculative fiction, A Voyage to Arcturus has inspired, enchanted, and unsettled readers for decades. It is simultaneously an epic quest across one of the most unusual and brilliantly...


The Mysterious Island

by Jules Verne Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Mysterious Island tells the tale of five Americans who, in an attempt to escape the Civil War, pilot a hot-air balloon and find themselves crashed on a deserted island somewhere in the Pacific. Verne had...


Short Fiction

by Algis Budrys Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Algis Budrys’ science fiction writing career is long and storied. This collection of seven of his early stories published in science fiction pulp magazines is a window into his imagination and style.


The Invisible Man

by H. G. Wells Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Griffin, a scientist, has devoted his life to the study of optics. As his work progresses, he invents a method of making a person invisible. After testing the experiment on himself, he comes to realize that...


The Moon Pool

by Abraham Merritt Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

On the island of Ponape in the South Pacific, the cold light of a full moon washes over the crumbling ruins of an ancient, vanished civilization. Unleashed from the depths is the Dweller, a glittering, enigmatic...


A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder

by James De Mille Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder is perhaps James De Mille’s most popular book; sadly, De Mille didn’t get to see this novel grow in popularity, as it was first serialized posthumously, in...


A Princess of Mars

by Edgar Rice Burroughs Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

In A Princess of Mars, John Carter is transported to a Mars inhabited by strange civilizations and embarks on various adventures on his quest home. Often held up as a seminal example of pulp science fiction,...


Armageddon 2419 A.D.

by Philip Francis Nowlan Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Armageddon 2419 A.D. features the introduction of Buck Rogers, the famous sci-fi adventure hero of early comics and radio shows. Originally published in Amazing Stories in 1928, this novella was later combined...


Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas

by Jules Verne Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

A seminal tale of science fiction, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas is one of Jules Verne’s most famous novels. It’s more than just a stirring adventure tale—it’s also one of Verne’s most scientifically-accurate...


Flatland

by Edwin A. Abbott Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Flatland is uniquely both a social critique and a primer on multi-dimensional geometry. Written in two parts in 1884 by Edwin A. Abbott, an English mathematician and theologian, it tells the story of a square...


Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Mary Shelley (then Godwin) and Percy Bysshe Shelley were visiting their friend Lord Byron in Geneva one rainy summer. With the weather against them, they decided to spend their time writing ghost stories for...


Hunter

by Wil Wheaton Monolith Press (January 30, 2018)

Hunter is a short Sci-Fi story set in a dark and desperate world.


Toast

by Charles Stross Cosmos Books (January 30, 2018)

Short story collection containing such gems as "Antibodies," "Bear Trap," "Extracts from the Club Diary," "A Colder War," "TOAST: A con report," "A Boy and His God," "Ship of Fools," "Dechlorinating the Moderator,"...


Move Under Ground

by Nick Mamatas Wildside Press (January 30, 2018)

The year is nineteen-sixty-something, and after endless millennia of watery sleep, the stars are finally right. Old R'lyeh rises out of the Pacific, ready to cast its damned shadow over the primitive human world....


Root of Unity

by SL Huang Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Back for book three . . .

Cas Russell has always used her superpowered mathematical skills to dodge snipers or take down enemies. Oh, yeah, and make as much money as possible on whatever unsavory gigs people...


Refuge

by Richard Herley Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

It is 2029, twelve years on from a global plague. John Suter believes himself the sole survivor. He has gradually come to terms with his fate and has settled into a steady and self-reliant daily routine.

One...


Turing & Burroughs

by Rudy Rucker Transreal Books (January 30, 2018)

What if Alan Turing, founder of the modern computer age, escaped assassination by the secret service to become the lover of Beat author William Burroughs? What if they mutated into giant shapeshifting slugs,...


Dreams Must Die

by J.M. Porup Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

The time for dreaming is over.

Jimmy Shade kills dreams. It’s his job. As a member of the elite Dream Police, he defends the Collective against that poisonous nocturnal ooze.

But when Shade gets infected with...


House of Refuge

by Michael DiBaggio Insomn Studios (January 30, 2018)

Justin Agnarsson is stationkeeper and lone crewman of South Atlantic House of Refuge #49, a floating sanctuary for the thousands of mariners and seasteading families who live and work in the 350-mile long Plata...


Entropy of Imagination

by Ryan Somma Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Trapped in a World Running Out of Ideas...

Thousands of years ago, before he was trapped on an isolated computer system, Flatline was programmed to conquer the world. Today he’s escaped back to the World Wide...


Lisa Star and the Solstice Academy

by R. Hunter Gough www.studiohunty.com (January 30, 2018)

Mona Lisa Starkey had always been good at finding shortcuts. But when she accidentally walked from Albuquerque to New York City in an afternoon, she attracted the attention of the Solstice Academy, a special...


23rd Century Romance

by Jake Hartnell Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

A "Sci-fi Romantic Comedy"

 

People are often confused when I tell them I’ve written a Sci-Fi Romantic comedy.

 

‘What is it about?’ They ask excitedly, usually greatly intrigued.

 

“The future...


Beautiful Red

by M. Darusha Wehm Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

The future is boring. Technology has solved most of the world’s most pressing problems, leaving people with tedious work and mundane play. Jack is a Security Officer Class 5, which sounds important, but isn’t....


A Vessel for Offering

by Darren R. Hawkins Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Ray Marlowe is an undercover surveillance agent searching for terrorists aboard a deep space passenger starship, who finds himself embroiled in a bizarre murder investigation with disturbing links to his past...


Accelerando

by Charles Stross Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

His most ambitious novel to date, Accelerando is a multi-generational saga following a brilliant clan of 21st-century post-humans. The year is some time between 2010 and 2015. The recession has ended, but populations...


Alien Minds

by E. Everett Evans Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

The ability to read minds isn't an unmixed blessing, so learns George Hanlon, Secret Operative of the Inter-Stellar Corps. His unique gift helps him with his assignments, of course-except that he has a lot of...


Anthem

by Ayn Rand Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Ayn Rand's novel, Anthem, is a story set in a world where communism is the way of life. The main character in this book is a very enthusiastic boy named Equality 7-2521. Equality 7-2521 is the type of guy who...


Behemoth

by Peter Watts Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Lenie Clarke-rifter, avenger, amphibious deep-sea cyborg-has destroyed the world. Once exploited for her psychological addiction to dangerous environments, she emerged in the wake of a nuclear blast to serve...


Binary

by Jay Caselberg Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Set in a distant binary star system, warring families struggle for supremacy. Against a backdrop of cataclysmic conditions, an alien race and a society forced to come to terms with the cyclical changes of their...


Biodigital

by John Sundman Rosalita Associates (January 30, 2018)

Biodigital: A Novel of Overmind Emergent

Biodigital is a novel, first published as an Ebook via Unglue.it, about a Silicon Valley tech genius/messiah and the quasi-religious cult of transhumanist computer designers...


Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on Ganymede

by Bradley Denton Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

When televisions worldwide begin broadcasting a nonstop, noninterruptible live performance by Buddy Holly purporting to originate somewhere in the vicinity of Jupiter, Oliver Vale--the apparent object of the...


Burn

by James Patrick Kelly Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Colonization is the theme of this exciting, complex page-turner that provides a provocative and entertaining look at Thoreau's classic eco-text Walden. Eccentric billionaire Jack Winter has bought the planet...


Caffeine

by Ryan Grabow Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Brandon Dauphin feels like a dying ember. He’s jobless and feels worthless, and falling in love has only made his problem worse. In an authoritarian and overstimulated 22nd-century America, all he can do to...


Short Stories by Texas Authors

by Texas Authors Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

This is the first edition with 15 short stories with a wide range of genres, some from award-winning authors.


Spell of Apocalypse

by Mayer Alan Brenner Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

When the Great Karlini’s laboratory catches on fire, Maximillian the Vaguely Disreputable knows it’s a sign of bad things to come. They are: the last battle between gods and mortals is looming; before it...


Fearful Symmetry -  A Terran Empire Novel

by Ann Wilson Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

For the first time in his century-long career, Fleet-Captain Arjen of Clan D'gameh disapproved of a mission he had been given. That his orders came straight from the Supreme made no difference to his feelings,...


Zero Sum Game

by SL Huang Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Deadly. Mercenary. Superhuman. Not your ordinary math geek.

Cas Russell is good at math. Scary good.

The vector calculus blazing through her head lets her smash through armed men twice her size and dodge every...


With a Little Help

by Cory Doctorow CreateSpace (January 30, 2018)

With a Little Help is Doctorow's first serious experiment in self-publishing. He's published many novels, short story collections, books of essays and so on with traditional publishers, with great success, but...


Star Dragon

by Mike Brotherton Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

The SS Cygni probe sent back hours of video, captured by the Biolathe AI, but only a few minutes mattered - the four minutes that showed a creature made of fire, living, moving, dancing in the plasma fire of...


Population of Loss

by Michael DiBaggio Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

The Martian onslaught has crushed earth's mightiest empires and reduced the great achievements of civilization to poisoned rubble, but mankind still endures. From the ruins of England to the desolate American...


Half Life

by SL Huang SL Huang (January 30, 2018)

Book 2 of the Russell's Attic series — the sequel to Zero Sum Game

Cas Russell is back — and so is her deadly supermath.

Cas may be an antisocial mercenary who uses her instant calculating skills to mow down...


Halo

by Tom Maddox Tor Books (January 30, 2018)

In the latter half of the twenty-first century, freelance data-auditor Mikhail Gonzales has been contracted to monitor an AI-controlled orbiting colony. Complications arise when an experimental treatment for...


Homeland

by Cory Doctorow Tor Teen (January 30, 2018)

In Cory Doctorow’s wildly successful Little Brother, young Marcus Yallow was arbitrarily detained and brutalized by the government in the wake of a terrorist attack on San Francisco—an experience that led...


War

by Mur Lafferty Restless Brain Media (January 30, 2018)

The time has come to free the captured gods of this new world and to save Heaven and Earth from the forces of Chaos. Kate and Daniel know they have a big mess to clean up, and hope that their secrets never come...


Blindsight

by Peter Watts Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

An odd assortment of diplomats--including a linguist with a multiple personality disorder, a biologist spliced to machinery, a pacifist warrior, and a vampire--journeys to the far edges of the solar system to...


The Fall of the Gods

by Nicola Bagalà Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

When new graduate Yuki Kashizawa moves to London for her PhD, she is certainly not expecting to be dragged into a mystery. At the Deverex Tower, an ultra-modern skyscraper and her new home, Yuki bumps into the...