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Recommended Reading: Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie

Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice has won essentially every sci-fi award available–and justifiably so. It’s one of the best sci-fi books I’ve ever read, an intelligent, gripping tour-de-force that demands and rewards the reader’s undivided attention. 496 more words

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Galactic Medal of Honor - Mack Reynolds (1976)

‘The Galactic Medal of Honor was the most important, the most coveted award of all time. It was given only to a handful of the bravest and most self-sacrificing of those defending Earth from the mysterious alien invaders that had appeared fifty years before. 507 more words

Space Opera

Music Review: Transmissions by Starset

In the early hours of New Years Day 2013, a radio astronomer at the Allen Telescope Array in northern California discovered a mysterious signal emanating from a star within the Ophiuchus Constellation.

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Cover Reveal: Chaos Station

Chaos Station has a cover, and it’s pretty awesome. Jenn and I are thrilled with the design elements, the overall science fiction feel and the inclusion of a good likeness of our two leads, Zander and Felix. 293 more words

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Echoes of Honor

The pace is already set from the previous book. The goal is clear, to escape from the prison planet Hades. The question is how?

Using his inner cadre that survived the death while escaping from Peeps prison ship, Harrington is making a plan. 261 more words


Sneak Peek: Syn-En Pillar World, Chapter 2, coming February

Chapter 2

Nell Stafford blinked, clearing her swimming vision. In all her one hundred sixty-five years, she’d never seen anything so horrific. And she supposed to treat and heal people without getting emotional. 4,212 more words


Jondelle (Dumarest #10) - EC Tubb (1973)

‘Earth is real,’ Dumarest insisted. ‘A world old and scarred by ancient wars. The stars are few and there is a great, single moon which hangs like a pale sun in the night sky.’ 343 more words