Science Fiction

Book Hunters in Brief #27: Orphan Black

Book Hunters in Brief - Orphan BlackAs fans know, tonight is the season finale of Orphan Black and we’ll be glued to our TV like everybody else, but we’re already worrying about what comes tomorrow and the next day and the next with no new episodes to look forward to. Well, here are some reading suggestions to take the edge off for awhile.

In The Library No One Can Hear You Scream.

AlienGet scared in more ways than one.  Read the book, then see the movie.  You may want to keep the light on though.

 

Annihilation: One Bizzare, Fantastic, Wild Ride.

AnnihilationIf you're looking for something different than your traditional space opera, or the popular dystopian fiction, then give Annihilation a try.

 

 

 

Hitch Hikers Guide To The Galaxy Game

Hitchhikers guideOk all you Hoopy Froods.  This one is for you!  You can read the book, listen to the radio play and see the movie.  Now, you can play the text based game.

 

 

 

Wheel Of Time Series Available As E-Books

Eye of the worldOne of the most epic fantasy series is available in E-book form.  Fourteen E-books weigh a lot less then fourteen Robert Jordan books!

 

Science Fiction Action At The Micro Level

BZRKNanobots are a staple in many science fiction stories;  robots so small they can hardly be seen, even with a powerful microscope.  In Michael Grant’s BZRK these miniature robots are used to spy on people: they see what you see and hear what you hear, can rewire your brain or worse.

 

 

Star Wars - Maul: Lockdown

  Are you a fan of the villains? Do you like your action with a good helping of blood, gore and violence? Maul: Lockdown by Joe Schreiber has brought together both action and character development of one of the prequel's most fascinating and mysterious Sith Lords in this new addition to the Star Wars Expanded Universe.

 

6 Word Science Fiction Stories

HubbleAccording to legend, Ernest Hemingway was once asked to write a story in six words.  He came up with “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.”.  Those 6 words sparked an interest in stories that have few words, but can challenge the imagination.

 

 

In Ebook: The Wit and Wisdom of Tyrion Lannister

 "We all need to be mocked from time to time, lest we start to take ourselves too seriously"

For the E-reader wielding fans of George R.R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire series, here is a quirky book of quotes by the enduring and endearing Tyrion Lannister.

Cold? Laughter Will Keep You Warm.

Cold?  Let laughter keep you warm with a scifi classic and some read-a-likes.

Hitch Hikers Guide

 

 

 

 

 

 

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