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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: In this first-ever anthology of Indigenous science fiction, Grace Dillon collects some examples of the craft, with contributions by Native American, First Nations, Aboriginal Australian, and New Zealand Maori authors.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 2012

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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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Stephenson, Neal

Summary: In twenty-first-century America, a teenaged computer hacker finds himself fighting a computer virus that battles virtual reality technology and a deadly drug that turns humans into zombies.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2008

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Summary: "Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time is an anthology of science fiction and urban fantasy stories starring First Nations and Metis characters with a LGBT and two-spirit theme."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bedside Press 2016

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Niven, Larry.

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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: Offers science fiction and fantasy stories from American authors, including Alix E. Harrow, Stephen Graham Jones, chosen by editor R. F. Kuang.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2023

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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: "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: "In the 1970s, feminist authors created a new mode of science fiction in defiance of the "baboon patriarchy"--Ursula K. Le Guin's words--that had long dominated the genre, imagining futures that are still visionary. In this sequel to her groundbreaking 2018 anthology The Future is Female! 25 Classic Science Fiction Stories by Women from Pulp Pioneers to Ursula K. Le Guin, SF-expert Lisa Yaszek...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2023

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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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Monáe, Janelle

Summary: "Whoever controls our memories controls the future. Janelle Monáe and an incredible array of talented collaborating creators have written a collection of tales comprising the bold vision and powerful themes that have made Monáe such a compelling and celebrated storyteller. Dirty Computer introduced a world in which thoughts-as a means of self-conception-could be controlled or erased by a select...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager 2022

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Bradbury, Ray

Summary: Once upon a time people described Ray Bradbury as a particularly gifted writer of science fiction. Today he seems more like a magical realist, a small-town American cousin to Borges and Garcia Marquez. A writer whose vision of the world is so intense that the objects in it sometimes levitate or glow with otherworldly auras. Who but Bradbury could imagine the playroom in which children's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1990

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Summary: From Hugo Award-Winning Editor Neil Clarke, the Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year Collected in a Single Paperback Volume[Bokinfo].

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Publisher / Publication Date: Night Shade 2023

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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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Stephenson, Neal

Summary: Raz, a mathematician, is among a cohort of secluded scientists and philosophers who are called upon to save the world from impending catastrophe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2008

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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: "A collection of sixteen sci-fi and fantasy stories edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton and debut author William McCaskey. A girl who will go to any lengths to save her newborn brother. A woman who is stuck in a continuous loop, reliving her life after being murdered over and over again by the same man. Martyrs who make the ultimate sacrifice for humanity. In this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2020

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Summary: Spider-Man's most notable stories are brought together in this anthology that features tales of identity, hero-worship, and Spidey's early career.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Preston, Douglas J.

Summary: A moon rock missing for thirty years ... Five buckets of blood-soaked sand found in a New Mexico canyon ... A scientist with ambition enough to kill ... A monk who will redeem the world ... A dark agency with a deadly mission ... The greatest scientific discovery of all time ... What fire bolt from the galactic dark shattered the Earth eons ago, and now hides in that remote cleft in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sound Library/BBC Audiobooks America 2005

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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 2014

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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: "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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