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Code Teal by Amanda Carlson

Published 11 May 2021

Adult



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Ajax Penumbra by Robin Sloan

Published 5 June 2014

Adult

The utterly charming prequel to the New York Times-bestseller Mr Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore. San Francisco, 1969. The summer of drugs, music and a new age dawning. A young, earnest Ajax Penumbra has been given his first assignment as a Junior Acquisitions Officer - to find the single surviving copy of the Techne Tycheon, a mysterious volume that has brought and lost great fortune for anyone who has owned it. After a few weeks of rigorous hunting, Penumbra feels no closer to his goal than when...


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Reefs by Kevin O'Donnell

Published 1 October 1981

Adult


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On the murky outskirts of our solar system, a lonely star has exploded, emitting monstrous doses of radiation . . . The year is 1983. The exploding star Briareus Delta, 132 light years away, provokes only mild interest from planet Earth. Suddenly, appalling tornadoes and storms ravage the cities and countryside, leaving death and desolation in their wake. Then mankind realises another terrifying side-effect - every adult in the world has been rendered infertile. Schoolteacher Calvin Johnson di...


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Profundis by Richard Cowper

Published 12 April 1979

Adult

Tom Jones is naive, impressionable and very, very willing. His chief talent is conversing with dolphins in the Aquatic Mammals Division of HMS Profundis, a gargantuan submarine destined to roam the ocean depths for a century following the nuclear holocaust.Years pass and mad captain succeeds mad captain. Eventually the ship falls under the command of one Admiral Prood, a kind, understanding man who finally comes to a startling conclusion. He is God the Father. The Almighty Himself. And all he ne...


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Uncharted Territory by Connie Willis

Published 1 June 1994

Adult

“Connie Willis deploys the apparatus of science fiction to illuminate character and relationships, and her writing is fresh, subtle, and deeply moving.”—The New York Times Book Review Findriddy and Carson are two explorers sent to Boohte to survey the ridges and scrub-covered hills of the planet. Back home, their adventures are followed by countless breathless fans, but the reality is far less romantic as they deal with dust, nitpicking regulations, and uncooperative aliens. Teamed with a young...


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Tithonian Factor by Richard Cowper

Published 26 April 1984

Adult

The Tithonian Factor takes us into the 22nd century and introduces the sempiterns, people who a hundred years or more earlier have taken a drug which confers a kind of immortality, but at an unexpected price.


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Salim's Battle by Avery Yue

Published 7 September 2017

Adult


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Cyber Mage by Saad Z. Hossain

Published 16 December 2021

Adult

Welcome to Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2089. A city notorious for its extreme population density has found an unexpected way to not just survive a global climate apocalypse, but thrive: pump enough biological nanotech into the neighborhood and all of the bodies together form a self-sustaining, and even temperate, microclimate. Of course, this means that millions of humans have to stay put in order to maintain a livable temperature, and people are getting restless. All of the nanotech has also led to so...


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Happy Meals (The Euwel, #1) by Eaton Krone

Published 1 October 2020

Adult


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Not As Good As The Book by Andy Tillison

Published 30 December 2021

Adult

In 2008, Not As Good As The Book by Progressive Rock band the Tangent, was released. The limited edition of the double CD included a novella written by Andy Tillison, the band's vocalist, keyboard player and main songwriter, and illustrated by French graphic artist Antoine Ettori. It is a comedic science fiction tale in the grand tradition of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy with more than a few nods towards the progressive rock greats from the 1970s. The book has never been available as a st...




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Peace on Earth by Stanislaw Lem

Published 1 September 1994

Adult

This third appearance for imperturbable astronaut Ijon Tichy extends the horrifying notions on future weapons and warfare that Lem advanced in One Human Minute. The governments of Earth have banished the arms race to the moon, where miniaturized, self-replicating weapons equipped with artificial instincts were provided the means to evolve and compete in utter secrecy - the intended outcome being a self-adjusted stalemate. However...




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Pyramid Scheme by Eric Flint

Published 1 October 2001

Adult

Pyramid Scheme


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Marvel's first original prose novel, featuring the stars of Guardians of the Galaxy! These are not the Avengers or the Fantastic Four--in fact, they're barely even famous--but Rocket Raccoon and the faithful Groot are the baddest heroes in the cosmos, and they're on the run across the Marvel Universe! During a spaceport brawl, the infamous pair rescues an android Recorder from a pack of alien Badoons. Everyone in the galaxy, however, including the ruthless Kree Empire and the stalwart Nova Corps...


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Stupid Humans by V R Craft

Published 8 June 2016

Adult



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Realm FM by Tyrolin Puxty

Published 4 December 2017

Adult


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Published in Britain at the end of 1986, this and its "prequel" (The Colour of Magic, above) were among the top five best-selling books on the 1986 Andromeda list. Moreover, Pratchett was Andromeda's best-selling author for the same year. It was also cho


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About Time by Jack Finney

Published 1 January 1986

Adult