1. julirew

    Sci-Fi New Anthology: After the Gold Rush

    Third Flatiron has released its Summer/Fall 2022 anthology, "After the Gold Rush," with the theme of "aftermaths" and consequences of overexpansion. It contains 21 short stories, many featuring work by proteges of Wulf Moon's "Wulf Pack" writing workshop. Includes a humor section, "Grins and...
  2. Space Cowboy Books

    Simultaneous Times SF podcast 4 year anniversary episode

    Special 4 Year Anniversary Episode with stories from the pages of Sci-Fi Lampoon Magazine - Sci-Fi Lampoon Magazine โ€“ Ad Risum Per Astros - Listen to the episode on your favorite podcast players, or find it here Space Cowboy Books Presents: Simultaneous Times Stories featured in this episode...
  3. B

    Ever read a short story about a staged war (and sports violence)?

    Hello Alien Soup gang, I am in search of a short story I must have read in the late 1980s. I remember it so vividly: The stage is set by a pair of TV announcers at a coliseum, setting the audience up for an unbelievable match to take place. It sounds like two sports teams will be taking the...
  4. Verna

    Sci-Fi Rocket Babe - Nolite Timere

    Hey Guys! We have just released our 5th book in the Rocket Babe series! Rocket Babe - Nolite Timere, is now live on Amazon! Kindle and the paperback! Synopsis: "The Rigelian's are the most advanced and powerful humanoids in our...
  5. Erik Martin Willen

    Sci-Fi Reinventing the Space Opera: The World of Nastragull

    Reinventing the Space Opera: The World of Nastragull BY LANA KING ON NOVEMBER 24, 2020 See Interview here: Reinventing the Space Opera: The World of Nastragull ( Hi everyone, The next instalment in my science fiction series is now available; e-book, soft and hard back...
  6. R. Cruadaolich

    Sci-Fi Help - Forgot the name of the greatest Sci-Fi book I ever read!

    Can't recall the name of the greatest sci-fi book I ever read. I read it in Asia in 1989. Probably an American author; Takes place largely in NYC in early 21st century. Heroes are an authentic rock and roll band who insist on creating their own music even though "The Charts" are dominated by...
  7. J

    Sci-Fi The Deep Black

    Hi everyone, I'd like to introduce my first book which went live a couple of hours ago on Amazon. It's aimed at anyone older than 14, a story about the formation and development of a multi-universe civilisation. It's called The Deep Black by Joe Greenwood and it's available free on Kindle...
  8. julirew

    Brain Games anthology from Third Flatiron

    Third Flatiron's Fall/Winter 2020 anthology is "Brain Games: Stories to Astonish." It features 27 short scifi, fantasy, and horror stories, on the theme of ingenuity and creative problem solving. A flash humor section is included. Available on Amazon for Kindle (free to Kindle Unlimited...
  9. RobertLCollins

    Fantasy Dal the Thief

    I have a new fantasy series out, a light fantasy series that Iโ€™m calling โ€œDal the Thief.โ€ Iโ€™ve put out the first three short books in the series out this month. They are: The Magical Stranger - Dal, a thief, has come to Romallia, the seat of power for the kingdom of the same name, looking to...
  10. astonwest

    Crossfire & Other Stories

    Been a while since I've been by...this year has been a mess, as I figure it has been for everyone. Some of you might know me through my Aston West novels and novellas (through other threads around here), and the short stories I have in a couple of collections. Finished up another collection of...
  11. R

    The lost fleet by Jack Campbell

    Does anyone know when they are going to make a movie about the book The lost fleet ~ Jack Campbell heard they were going to shoot a movie soon , this is my favorite SciFi book of all time , who else is with me
  12. RobertLCollins

    Fantasy My Fantasy Novels

    Iโ€™m starting up this thread to post when I have new fantasy novels out, as opposed to the series that Iโ€™ve released or will be releasing. Iโ€™m also going to post about what fantasy works I already have out. First up is one Iโ€™ve had out a while, The Fateful Lightning: Owen Brown has followed his...
  13. julirew

    Sci-Fi "Gotta Wear Eclipse Glasses" anthology

    World got you down? Third Flatiron has published its Summer 2020 anthology, "Gotta Wear Eclipse Glasses," with 20 short SFFH stories with a positive outlook. And the price is right: if you order the ebook at Smashwords, you can set your own (even #free).
  14. S

    The Baddest Book in History by Joey Vimsante

    Read this enjoyable book about a genius being born who takes society forward multiple generations. due to her genius. The Baddest Book in History by Joey Vimsante A dystopian satire, looking at a world impacted by a great prodigy Sheprofsiah. She was a genius who altered a planet with...
  15. RobertLCollins

    Fantasy The Witch Queen

    Last year I started publishing a fantasy series, โ€œThe Witch Queen.โ€ Iโ€™ll be putting out the last books in the series soon. Here are the first two books: Young Maisy - Maisy is a common village girl. One day an incident with two other girls drives her into the wilderness where she encounters a...
  16. kbemms

    What Are The Best New SciFi Books Of 2020 (So Far)

    The 20 Best Science Fiction Novels of 2020 The 20 Best Science Fiction Novels of 2020 Updated 4/30/2020 13 min read Between Covid-19, techie billionaires running the world and the general decline of western civilization some might argue this is no time to have our...
  17. RobertLCollins

    Sci-Fi Space Hero Emma Tiffany

    I have a new novel out: Emma Tiffany is not having a good time these days. Her mother is a famed law enforcement office in the new Interstellar Alliance of Independent Worlds. Emma would like NOT to follow in her motherโ€™s footsteps. Then she comes to the rescue of a woman she met in a bar...
  18. julirew

    Sci-Fi Third Flatiron Best of 2019

    New! For the SF, Fantasy, and Horror fan, "Third Flatiron's Best of 2019": Third Flatiron is eager to offer this international sampler of original stories by new and established authors, our Best of 2019. Authors include Tom Pappalardo, J. D. Blackrose...
  19. returntojetstream3000

    Request Your Assistance with some Philip K. Dick

    On a fateful birthday about a decade ago, I was going to invest in a gift to myself and get the Library of America three-volume P. K. Dick collection. I had only read A Scanner Darkly at that time. I didn't get the set, and now a decade later I've still ONLY read Dick's A Scanner Darkly. Time's...
  20. WilliamDickey

    Sci-Fi Mutant Beast Hunter

    Check out my new post-apocalyptic novel and forgive this shameless plug. Mutant Beast Hunter โ€“ now available on amazon (ebook, paperback, and kindle unlimited) Robot Check It began with what was to be the cure to all of lifeโ€™s ails, a bio-engineered virus that could reprogram the DNA of any...