1. julirew

    Sci-Fi Infinite Lives: Short Tales of Longevity

    How much time do we really have? Could immortality became a curse? Does the Grim Reaper need a replacement? Ideas ranging from dark to playful are explored in "Infinite Lives: Short Tales of Longevity," the new anthology from Third Flatiron. Our...
  2. M

    Sci-Fi Here's a Sci-Fi Kick!!

    I found this great sci-fi two ebook combination: an award winning "NASA's 1st Mission to Mars - For What?!!!" and "Beyond Soylent Green 2050" which has a collection of 5 star editorial reviews, the combo for $4.99, on Amazon, here NASA's 1st Mission to Mars - For What?!!! - Kindle edition by...
  3. J

    No idea

    Hi Guys, I read this book probably in the 90s, written by an American reporter whereby a European guy (can't remember if Polish or Hungarian or similar) had lost one arm but took pictures with his camera and rumour spread (because of the pictures) that he had been visited by aliens, a very...
  4. Roman Lando

    Sci-Fi Read my book and tell me if it's any good! Posting chapters live, feedback welcome!

    I'm writing my first sci-fi technothriller novel. After reading countless books written by others I have decided to try writing one. I'm having immense fun, but I'd like people to read it and tell me if it's any good. I'm usually pretty good in evaluating book quality, but to my surprise it...
  5. julirew

    Sci-Fi New space opera: The Unwinding: Gin's Story

    A woman is shunted through space and time as two universes go to war. "A sci-fi romp that's vast in scope yet thoroughly playful." --Kirkus Reviews Now available in ebook and paperback The Unwinding: Gin's Story eBook: Juliana Rew, Keely Rew: Kindle Store
  6. RobertLCollins

    Sci-Fi Tradecraft

    I have a new science fiction novel out: Tradecraft: Theft Central Station is a gathering place for the artists, merchants, and politicians of the Galactic League. Aliens come from all over the galaxy to exchange ideas and resolve disputes. On the minds of all at Central Station are attacks on...
  7. VaroBear

    Fantasy Chronicles of Koiné, Vol. I: The Five Breeds

    I just published my first novel out of a saga of seven books already planned. You can start reading its first two chapters for free here: Chronicles of Koiné, Vol. I: The Five Breeds. If you like it, please help me keep writing by purchasing a copy, either of its eBook or Paperback version. ;)...
  8. Kevin

    Books Microsoft closes their e-Books store, removes access to already purchased books

    My only question is.... Microsoft had an e-book store?! :unsure:
  9. Anthony G Williams

    Sci-Fi Lost Mars, edited by Mike Ashley

    Lost Mars, edited by Mike Ashley This anthology is subtitled "The Golden Age of the Red Planet" and is a companion volume to the British Library's Moonrise, reviewed in my previous post. Like that book, this one includes some of the more interesting but largely forgotten SF of the past, and...
  10. Kevin

    Music Songs about specific Movie/TV/Book characters

    Let's have some fun, what songs can you think of that are about specific movie/TV/book characters? I'll start with a relatively recent song about a possibly depressed Superman. Five for Fighting - Superman
  11. S

    What is this book called?

    I don’t hold out much hope for this but worth a shot…. I read a Sci-Fi book in my youth (1980s) and always wanted to re-read it but I can’t remember the name of the book. The story was about a planet (earth?) being attacked by a race who had superior ships. Before they were wiped out or...
  12. Anthony G Williams

    Fantasy Paladin of Souls, by Lois McMaster Bujold

    Paladin of Souls, by Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold is best known for her long-running Miles Vorkosigan series, but she has occasionally written different kinds of novels, including in the classic fantasy genre. One of these is The Curse of Chalion, first published in 2001 and...
  13. Anthony G Williams

    Fantasy Swordspoint, and The Privilege of the Sword, by Ellen Kushner

    Swordspoint, and The Privilege of the Sword, by Ellen Kushner Swordspoint(subtitled a Melodrama of Mannersand published in 1987) is one of those books which I read not long after it came out, and enjoyed enough to hang on to my copy ever since. This also prompted me to buy the sequel, The...
  14. Tom

    Sci-Fi H P Lovecraft short story 'The Colour Out of Space'

    "The Colour Out of Space" is a science fiction/horror short story by American author H. P. Lovecraft, written in March 1927. In the tale, an unnamed narrator pieces together the story of an area known by the locals as the "blasted heath" in the wild hills west of Arkham, Massachusetts. The...
  15. Anthony G Williams

    Of Tangible Ghosts, and The Ghost of the Revelator, by L.E. Modesitt Jr.

    Of Tangible Ghosts, and The Ghost of the Revelator, by L.E. Modesitt Jr. A couple of posts ago I wrote about Solar Express, by L.E. Modesitt Jnr., and mentioned that I have Of Tangible Ghosts and The Ghost of the Revelator by this author, but could recall nothing about them. I have now read...
  16. A

    Sci-Fi The Hive: The Matriarch Saved

    Hi everyone! Would love if you guys check out my new book "The Hive: The Matriarch Saved" Here's a short summary: When Earth is invaded, Evonne witnesses her family’s deaths and wakes up imprisoned in a room with other women of childbearing age. They undergo torturous experiments before...
  17. julirew

    New Dark Fantasy: Strange Beasties

    Third Flatiron's Fall anthology, "Strange Beasties," features 18 stories by international authors who share their fiendish creations, with tales ranging from supernatural monsters, dysfunctional families, inimical alien powers, and creatures of the id. Available now on Amazon.
  18. Kevin

    Mobile e-Readers: Dedicated, Tablet, or Phone?

    It's the 21st Century -- what is your e-reader device preferred choice? I still prefer actual physical books but I'm falling behind the times and it'd be nice to take advantage of stuff like Amazon Prime's "free" Kindle books. My wife already has her Kindle but I haven't picked up anything...
  19. M

    Need help with my A-Z book?

    I've been on this forum a lot lately, asking about future ideas for my sci-fi civilization. I was planning on making a RPG type game, but it isn't coming together so well, so I'm putting it on ice for now. Instead, I want to make a A-Z book of futuristic inventions. One invention for each letter...
  20. Anthony G Williams

    Sci-Fi Solar Express, by L. E. Modesitt Jr.

    Solar Express, by L. E. Modesitt Jr. I was familiar with Modesitt's name, but couldn't offhand recall reading any of his books. Calling up his bibliography on the web, I was frankly staggered by his output: 73 novels to date, published between 1985 and 2015 (that's an average of one novel every...