Posts Tagged ‘ science fiction ’

Cosmic Summer Reads

Jun 27th, 2018 | By
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What’s summer without a gripping book to get your teeth sunk in to? Here’s our top 5 summer reads to get you from frazzled to dazzled this holiday season: 600ppm – A Novel of Climate Change by Clarke W. Owens It’s 2051. Global warming has flooded eastern U.S. coastal cities. The West is a waterless

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Where fantasy meets SiFi – The Alkoryn Chronicles series

Jan 16th, 2018 | By

The Alkoryn Chronicles take you to a rich alternative world full of its own animals, vegetation and dynamic landscapes, from jungles and deserts to volcanoes. It is a unique world where its axis only allows the sun to shine on one side, leaving the other side in complete darkness. In this world, there are two

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The Alkoryn Chronicles

Apr 24th, 2017 | By

Part I Scripture from the Past Extract: The tide was once again coming in as Daimeh finished his daily routine of delivering various commodities to the people of Alkoryn, his people. Although his profession was regarded as an important one, he always referred to himself as ‘the delivery boy’. As the grandson of the sovereign,

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Author Peter Tieryas Liu

Nov 15th, 2016 | By

  Peter Tieryas Liu is the author of the new science fiction book, United States of Japan (Angry Robot Books), Bald New World (Perfect Edge Books) and Watering Heaven (Signal 8 Books).  Bald New World was long listed for the Folio Prize 2015, listed as one of Buzzfeed’s 15 Highly Anticipated Books of 2014, and

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An Extract from I, Human

Jun 9th, 2016 | By
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We’re living in a world where technology progresses at a rate us humans can barely keep up with. But what happens when we take technology a step too far? In I, Human, neural implants have become commonplace. These implants make users far more intelligent, but they also suppress feelings. Not everyone has embraced this ‘brave

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New For May – I, Human

Apr 15th, 2016 | By
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I, Human is a fascinating and rich speculative fiction book by John Nelson, exploring the future of genetic implants. Here is a Q&A with John, where he goes deep into the subject: Q: So I take it that this is a sci-fi novel? A: Well, I think many would classify it as speculative fiction as well,

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The Art and Science of Intergalactic Warmongery

Mar 9th, 2016 | By

The Art and Science of Intergalactic Warmongery A practical guide to turning your megalomaniacal urges into an intergalactic reality. My first invasion, let’s start with that. There was a planet somewhere beneath the grey soup we were falling through. I, the beloved leader of the Molagrian Empire, was leading the invasion. My entire armada was

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Featured book – SPLANX

Nov 6th, 2015 | By

SPLANX – the ultimate electronic tablet of the space-oriented future, where humanity becomes one with a god-power beyond belief… Science-fiction meets horror in this novel about a paranormal investigator in Holland who becomes involved in a search for a mysterious “supernatural” digital tablet. I expected to be entertained and I was not disappointed. Beginning with

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The opportunities (and pitfalls) of writing Near-Future Science Fiction

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

By William Mitchell – Cosmic Egg. Near-future SF is a difficult genre in which to write, but one with a lot of potential and a lot of appeal. For a start it has a sense of immediacy and relevance that far-future SF lacks; it depicts times a reader could imagine living through, and seeing with

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AlphaNumeric by Nicolas Forzy

May 28th, 2014 | By

Blog post by Nicolas Forzy, author of AlphaNumeric – out by Lodestone soon! And you can watch the trailer here. ‘AlphaNumeric’ is a science-fiction fantasy adventure that takes place in a world where numbers and letters are alive. When a reckless dyslexic teenager accidentally arrives there, it triggers a prophecy that plunges the two rival

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