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Steampunk III: Steampunk Revolution

by Ann VanderMeer

Playfully mashing up the romantic elegance of the Victorian era with whimsically modernized technology, this entertaining and edgy new anthology is the third installment in a bestselling steampunk series. Featuring...


Heavy Planet

by Hal Clement

Discover MESKLIN - Gravity: 3g at the equator, 700g at the poles!

Hal Clement is a Grand Master of SF, and the one most associated with the subgenre of hard SF. From his classic stories in Astounding in the 1940s...


The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventeenth Annual Collection

by Gardner Dozois

In science fiction's early days, stories often looked past 1984 to the year 2000 as the far unknowable future. Here now, on the brink of the twenty-first century, the future remains as distant and as unknowable...


The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection

by Gardner Dozois

The stories in this collection imaginatively take readers far across the universe, into the very core of their beings, to the realm of the Gods, and to the moment just after now. Included are the works of masters...


Beaker's Dozen

by Nancy Kress

"The twenty-first century, it's often remarked, will transform our knowledge of biology, in the same way that the twentieth century transformed physics. With knowledge of course, comes application. And with...


Our Human

by Adam-Troy Castro & Adam Troy Castro

On a savage backwater world, the last ragged survivors of an expedition to hunt down the infamous war criminal known as The Beast Magrison set off into an inhospitable wilderness in search of the alien village...


The Weird

by Ann VanderMeer & Jeff Vandermeer

From Lovecraft to Borges to Gaiman, a century of intrepid literary experimentation has created a corpus of dark and strange stories that transcend all known genre boundaries. Together these stories form The...


A Clean Sweep With All the Trimmings

by James Alan Gardner

Award-winning science fiction author James Alan Gardner brings us Damon Runyon-esque tale of courteous guys, bulletproof dolls, and the fedora-clad spacemen that bring them together.


The Prometheans

by Ben Bova

Prometheans is a novel by Ben Bova, the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction.


The Dala Horse

by Michael Swanwick

Long after the wars, there are things abroad in the world—things more than human. And they have scores to settle with one another.


Crazy Me

by James Patrick Kelly

I share a house with Crazy Me. We get along, except when he sneaks out of the house to pretend to be me. If only it weren't quite so true.


River of Souls

by Beth Bernobich

Driven by his dreams, Asa will stop at nothing to find Tanja Duhr again: he will leave home, disappoint his parents, cross the wastelands, and, somewhere, find the courage to tell her who he is, and how she...


The Final Now

by Gregory Benford

Once upon a moment, the One spoke to He and She, and learned that infinity and eternity are slippery concepts. At best.


The Nostalgist

by Daniel H. Wilson

With EyesTM and EarsTM, everything can look and sound just fine, just like it used to be; it's a shock when they break down, though.


Bugs in the Arroyo

by Steven Gould

The bugs eat metal and leave people and animals alone -- unless you crush one, and then they'll swarm and destroy everything they touch. When Kimball comes upon twelve-year-old Thayet, she's been stuck on a...


Eros, Philia, Agape

by Rachel Swirsky

Originally published on Tor.com, Rachel Swirsky's contemporary tale of love in all its forms—and of one robot's quest to know it, and himself, on his own terms—is a finalist for the 2010 Hugo Award and the...


Touches of Wonder and Terror

by James C. Glass

Here are eight stories of science fiction and fantasy to stir your emotions, amuse you, or give you a night of uneasy sleep. There are fun-loving aliens on tour, a vision quest in the Badlands of North Dakots,...


Voyages in Mind and Space: Stories of Mystery and Fantasy

by James C. Glass

Here are six long stories of mystery, fantasy, and science fiction to entertain you, and a rare poem by the author. A woman and her daughter discover there is more to death than biology, a young student bullied...


Writers of the Future Volume 25

by L. Ron Hubbard

Embark on Voyages of Imagination and Wonder. Discover the new visionaries of imagination in the Writers of the Future—celebrating 25 years of showcasing the best new talent. Established in 1983 by L. Ron Hubbard...


At the Mouth of the River of Bees: Stories

by Kij Johnson

A break out first collection from one of the hottest writers in science fiction.