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Summary: "For the first time in a decade, a compilation of the very best in science fiction, from a world authority on the genre. For decades, the Year's Best Science Fiction has been the most widely read short science fiction anthology of its kind. Now, after thirty-five annual collections. comes the ultimate in science fiction anthologies. In The Very Best of the Best, legendary editor Gardner Dozois...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2019

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Summary: Science fiction is a portal that opens doors onto futures too rich and strange to imagine; fantasy takes us through doorways of magic and wonder. For more than a decade, award-winning editor Jonathan Strahan has pored through tens of thousands of stories to select the best, the most interesting, the most engaging science fiction and fantasy to thrill and delight readers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Solaris 2019

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Niven, Larry.

Summary: In 3016, the 2nd Empire of Man spans hundreds of star systems, thanks to faster-than-light Alderson Drive. Intelligent beings are finally found from the Mote, an isolated star in a thick dust cloud. The bottled-up ancient civilization, at least one million years old, are welcoming, kind, yet evasive, with a dark problem they have not solved in over a million years.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1974

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Summary: "This omnivorous selection of stories chosen by series editor John Joseph Adams and World Fantasy Award finalist Carmen Maria Machado is a display of the most boundary-pushing, genre-blurring, stylistically singular science fiction and fantasy stories published in the last year. By sending us to alternate universes and chronicling ordinary magic, introducing us to mythical beasts and talking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Summary: Presents a collection of the best science fiction and fantasy short stories written during 2016.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Summary: "Bending and stretching its conventions to imagine new, more feminist futures and new ways of experiencing gender, visionary women writers have been from the beginning an essential if often overlooked force in American science fiction. Two hundred years after Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, SF-expert Lisa Yaszek presents the best of this female tradition, from the pioneers of the Pulp Era to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: "NEW STORIES AND ESSAYS FROM TOP AUTHORS AND EXPERT SCIENTISTS. Explorations of how interstellar travel may affect humanity by best-selling authors and scientists. The stars will change us. STELLARIS: PEOPLE OF THE STARS is a collection of original science fiction stories and nonfiction essays speculating about humanity's far-term expansion into the universe beyond the limits of our solar...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2019

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Summary: The Galactica, a futuristic aircraft carrier the size of a small city, careens through a distant starfield followed by a convoy of bizarre space vehicles, all fleeing the destruction of the human race. Led by Commander Adama (Lorne Greene), these survivors have started on a journey to a thirteen sister colony in a distant galaxy star system- a planet called Earth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 1999

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Summary: The Year's Best Military and Adventure SF series roars into its fifth year, with more stories of derring-do, military combat, and edge of your seat suspense. Thrilling tales of grand science fiction adventure and military action. Selected from the top print and digital markets, these stories are guaranteed to challenge, provoke, and entertain.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2019

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Summary: Four original novellas bring to life the inhabitants and visitors of the mysterious casino city Canto Bight, featured in the film "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2017

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Gibson, William

Summary: Best-known for his science fiction novel Neuromancer, William Gibson is actually best when writing short fiction. Tautly-written and suspenseful, Burning Chrome collects 10 of his best short stories with a preface from Bruce Sterling. These brilliant, high-resolution stories show Gibson's characters and intensely-realized worlds at his absolute best, from the chip-enhanced couriers of "Johnny...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Books 1987

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Summary: An anthology of original science fiction and fantasy stories.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: "Discover original steampunk tales in this anthology of stories written before there were actual rocketships, atomic power, digital computers, or readily available electricity. The modern day steampunk genre is a reinventing of the past through the eyes of its inventors and adventures, but this collection is from real Victorians and Edwardians who saw the future potential of science and all its...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nonstop Press 2010

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Summary: "In this dark and gritty collection--featuring short stories from Jim Butcher, Seanan McGuire, Kevin J. Anderson, and Rob Thurman--nothing is as simple as black and white, light and dark, good and evil... Unfortunately, that's exactly what makes it so easy to cross the line. In #1 New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher's Cold Case, Molly Carpenter--Harry Dresden's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roc 2016

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Summary: Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon - these are our guides through the Wastelands... From the Book of Revelations to The Road Warrior; from A Canticle for Leibowitz to The Road, storytellers have long imagined the end of the world, weaving tales of catastrophe, chaos, and calamity. Gathering together the best post-apocalyptic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Night Shade Books 2008

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Card, Orson Scott.

Contents: The Polish boy -- Teacher's pest -- Ender's game -- Investment counselor.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2003

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Summary: An anthology of science fiction tales from the past century includes both classic and contemporary works by Anne McCaffrey, Arthur C. Clarke, Ursula K. Le Guin, Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, and other masters of the science fiction genre.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Books 2001

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Adams, John Joseph

Summary: An anthology of original horror tales featuring "evil genius" archetype characters intent on ruling the world features contributions by Diana Gabaldon, Daniel Wilson, and Austin Grossman.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2013

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Summary: A collection of ten science fiction and fantasy stories by authors such as Patricia A. McKillip, Jane Yolen, and Diane Wynne Jones.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1986

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Contents: Johnny Mnemonic / William Gibson -- Mozart in mirrorshades / Bruce Sterling, Lewis Shiner -- Interview with the crab / Jonathan Lethem -- El pepenador / Benjamin Parzybok -- Down and out in the year 2000 / Kim Stanley Robinson -- Getting to know you / David Marusek -- User-centric / Bruce Sterling -- The blog at the end of the world / Paul Tremblay -- Memories of moments, bright as falling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Underland Press 2013

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Summary: All new stories by various authors of Science Fiction.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pyr 2007

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Summary: Collection of previously unpublished epic science fiction pieces includes contributions by top genre authors as well as up-and-coming writers, including such names as Stephen Baxter, Gregory Benford, and Nancy Kress.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Eos 2007

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2005

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Contents: Sailing to Byzantium / by Robert Silverberg -- Surfacing / by Walter Jon Williams -- The Hemingway hoax / by Joe Haldeman -- Mr. Boy / by James Patrick Kelly -- Beggars in Spain / by Nancy Kress -- Griffin's egg / by Michael Swanwick -- Outnumbering the dead / by Frederick Pohl -- Forgiveness day / by Ursula K. Le Guin -- The cost to be wise / by Maureen F. McHugh -- Oceanic / by Greg Egan --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2007

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