Science Fiction - Short Stories

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Nebula Awards Showcase 2016

Mercedes Lackey

The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories of the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA).  The...

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Published: Apr 2008

Lightspeed: Year One

Stephen King

Lightspeed (www.lightspeedmagazine.com) is the critically-acclaimed, online science fiction magazine edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams. Lightspeed publishes all types of science fiction, from near-future, sociologica...

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Published: Nov 2011

A Sound of Thunder and Other Stories

Ray Bradbury

Collects thirty-two short tales by the popular author of The Martian Chronicles and The Illustrated Man that explore the otherworldly depths of the human soul, including 'The Golden Apples of the Sun' and 'A Sound of Thunder,' about a...

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Published: Sep 2005

Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse...

John Joseph Adams

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...

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Published: Jan 2008

Galactic North

Alastair Reynolds

The first short story collection by "ONE OF SCIENCE FICTION'S BEST AND MOST AMBITIOUS NOVELISTS"(SFX).With eight short stories and novellas, Galactic North imparts the centuriesspanning events that have produced this dark an...

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Published: Jun 2008

Judge Sn Goes Golfing

John Scalzi

John Scalzi visits the universe of his bestselling novel The Android's Dream for this exclusive short story, featuring fan favorite character Judge Nugan Bufan Sn -- a brilliant alien jurist whose misanthropy and lack of social graces...

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Published: Dec 2009

Portable Childhoods

Ellen Klages

Emerging from a unique and powerful voice, this innovative collection offers a tantalizing glimpse of what lies hidden just beyond the ordinary, skirting the border between childhood and adulthood. Mysticism, heroism, cruelty, and com...

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Published: Apr 2007

Tales from High Hallack, Volume Two: ...

Andre Norton

Stories and poems from one of the greatest imaginations in literary history Each year, Garner's troupe makes its way to Ithkar Fair. The actors charm the crowd, winning applause and lavish reward, but none captures the audience's imag...

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Published: Jul 2014

The Best Time Travel Stories of the 2...

Harry Turtledove

LEAP INTO THE FUTURE, AND SHOOT BACK TO THE PASTH. G. Wells's seminal short story "The Time Machine," published in 1895, provided the springboard for modern science fiction's time travel explosion. Responding to their own fa...

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Published: Dec 2004

This Is My Funniest: Leading Science ...

Mike Resnick

This collection of 29 short stories from masters of science fiction—each tale chosen by the authors as the funniest they have ever written—presents wildly hilarious stories accompanied by prefaces written by the authors pr...

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Published: Oct 2006

The Minority Report and Other Classic...

Philip K. Dick

With an Introduction by James Tiptree, Jr."More than anyone else in the field, Mr. Dick really puts you inside people's minds." --Wall Street JournalMany thousands of readers consider Philip K. Dick to have been the greatest...

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Published: Apr 2016

Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology...

James Patrick Kelly

Following the rapid evolution of cyberpunk from Bruce Sterling and William Gibson into the current millennium, this vivid anthology welcomes a new generation of exciting writers to take the genre in new and unexpected directions. Cybe...

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Published: Oct 2007

Naked City: Tales of Urban Fantasy

Ellen Datlow

In this thrilling collection of original stories some of today's hottest paranormal authors delight, thrill and captivate readers with otherworldly tales of magic and mischief. In Jim Butcher's "Curses" Harry Dresden investi...

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Published: Jul 2011

Other Worlds Than These

John Joseph Adams

What if you could not only travel any location in the world, but to any possible world?We can all imagine such "other worlds"-be they worlds just slightly different than our own or worlds full of magic and wonder-but it is o...

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Published: Jul 2012

The Best American Science Fiction and...

John Joseph Adams

"This volume showcases the nuanced, playful, ever-expanding definitions of the genre and celebrates its current renaissance." —Washington Post Science fiction and fantasy can encompass so much, from far-future deep-space s...

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Published: Oct 2017

Nebula Awards Showcase 2013

Catherine Asaro

The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories in the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America(R). The editor ...

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Published: Aug 2013

Three Faces of Asprin

Robert Asprin

Three action packed science fiction novels by New York Times best-selling author and creator of the Myth Adventures series. Contains The Cold Cash Wars, The Bug Wars, and Tambu.TAKE THREE ASPRIN...The Cold Cash War International ...

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Published: Jun 2016

In the Company of Thieves

Kage Baker

Espionage, time travel, and affairs gone terribly wrong define this final collection of Kage Baker's stories in the Company series. The employees of Dr. Zeus Incorporated have discovered a nearly foolproof recipe for success: combinin...

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Published: Oct 2013

Nebula Awards Showcase 2015

Greg Bear

The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories of the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). The e...

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Published: Dec 2015

The Best of Bova: Volume 3

Ben Bova

VOLUME #3 IN A STERLING COLLECTION OF STORIES FROM LEGENDARY HARD SCIENCE FICTION MASTER BEN BOVA. Selected stories from Bova's amazing career at the center of science fiction and space advocacy. He is the creator of the New York...

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Published: Aug 2017

Keeper of Dreams

Orson Scott Card

This huge collection of short stories by one of science fiction's most beloved and popular writers is sure to please his millions of fans.  The volume contains 22 stories written since 1990.From the opening science fiction tale, &quo...

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Published: Apr 2010

The Fountain of Age: Stories

Nancy Kress

Nine new stories from a long-time star of the science fiction field including the Hugo Award winner "The Erdmann Nexus" and Nebula Award winner "The Fountain of Age." These stories have been reprinted in The Year's...

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Published: Apr 2012

The Last Mimzy: And Other Stories Ori...

Henry Kuttner

THE LAST MIMZY IS THE IDEAL INTRODUCTION TO AN AUTHOR WHO WAS AHEAD OF HIS TIME–AND WHOSE TIME HAS FINALLY COME.These seventeen classic stories create their own unique galaxy of vain, protective, and murderous robots; devilish a...

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Published: Feb 2007

The Best of Richard Matheson

Richard Matheson

The first career retrospective of terrifying stories by "one of the greatest writers of the 20th century" (Ray Bradbury), edited by award-winning author Victor LaValleAmong the greats of 20th-century horror and fantasy, few ...

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Published: Oct 2017

Paper Cities: An Anthology of Urban F...

Ekaterina Sedia

This anthology of 21 original fantasy stories explores humanity’s most dynamic and forceful creation—the city. Featuring tales from fantasy heavyweights such as Hal Duncan, Catherynne M. Valente, Jay Lake, and Barth Anders...

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Published: Apr 2008

I Am Crying All Inside and Other Stor...

Clifford D. Simak

Ten stories of mystery and imagination in a world that cannot be—including the never-before-published "I Had No Head and My Eyes Were Floating Way Up in the Air," originally written for Harlan Ellison's The Last Dangerous...

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Published: Oct 2015

Stories of Your Life and Others

Ted Chiang

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Published: Jun 2016

Falling in Love with Hominids

Nalo Hopkinson

An alluring new collection from the author of the New York Times Notable Book, Midnight RobberNalo Hopkinson (Brown Girl in the Ring, The Salt Roads, Sister Mine) is an internationally-beloved storyteller. Hailed by the Los Angeles Ti...

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Published: Aug 2015

This Is My Funniest 2: Leading Scienc...

Mike Resnick

This collection of 29 short stories from masters of science fiction—each tale chosen by the authors as the funniest they have ever written—presents wildly hilarious accounts accompanied by a preface that offers valuable in...

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Published: Oct 2007

The Engine of Recall

Karl Schroeder

Aurora Award Nominee, 2006 Gathered here for the first time are the finest science-fiction stories, including the previously unpublished novelette 'Alexander's Road,' by the award-winning Karl Schroeder. The Engine of Recall tales ...

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Published: Jul 2007
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