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Soft & Social Science Fiction

e-books in Soft & Social Science Fiction category

Book cover: A Honeymoon in SpaceA Honeymoon in Space
by - C. Arthur Pearson Ltd. ,
Lenox has made the greatest scientific discovery in the history: a flying ship with the power to break free of Earth's gravity. But before he uses it to expand humanity's understanding of the universe, he has some personal business to attend to.
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Book cover: Greegs and LaddersGreegs and Ladders
by ,
Greegs and Ladders is a wildly exciting tale of three oddball characters romping around space and time. Equal parts social satire and fun loving adventure, Greegs promises laughs, a few mildly intelligent and/or interesting observations...
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Book cover: Terra TwoTerra Two
by - Smashwords ,
A reclusive order of women masters the art of bringing to life the sterile land of Terra Two, a coffee colored planet, and are included in the Terra forming mission. At the age of 116, Sarah is entrusted to tell the story of their first 100 years.
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Book cover: CaffeineCaffeine
by - Splashdown Books ,
Brandon feels like a dying ember. He's jobless and feels worthless, and falling in love has only made his problem worse. In an authoritarian and overstimulated 22nd-century America, all he can do is indulge in the computer-simulated fantasies...
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Book cover: LuminanceLuminance
by ,
Luminance is a novel about Love Revolution: Revolution of the heart, mind and soul but also about revolution in society. It happens to be set in a parallel universe, on a world resembling a great flower. This is a world of different physical laws.
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Book cover: The Banjo Players Must DieThe Banjo Players Must Die
by - Archive.org ,
A few centuries into the future, not much has changed about the basic characteristic of civilization. Wishing to end the world, the angels are left to their own devices by a God concerned with new prototypes of bigger boobs for the next universe.
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Book cover: StarfishStarfish
by - Tor Books ,
Peter Watts's first novel explores the last mysterious place on earth -- the floor of a deep sea rift. Channer Vent is a zone of freezing darkness that belongs to shellfish the size of boulders and crimson worms three meters long...
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Book cover: Fear and AggressionFear and Aggression
by - Smashwords ,
A technological breakthrough has forever changed the scope and scale of space travel. Tension on earth builds as the inhabitants realize that the vast distance between stars has never been an obstacle for inter-planetary travel ...
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Book cover: The Cosmic ComputerThe Cosmic Computer
by - ManyBooks ,
Conn Maxwell returns from Terra to his poverty-stricken home planet of Poictesme, 'The Junkyard Planet', with news of the possible location of Merlin, a military super-computer rumored to have been abandoned there after the last war...
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Book cover: Sirius: A Fantasy of Love and DiscordSirius: A Fantasy of Love and Discord
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
Sirius, a huge and handsome dog with the brain and intelligence of a human being, is a truly remarkable and gifted creature. But Sirius isn't human and the conflicts and inner turmoil that torture him cannot be resolved.
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Book cover: The Sex Life of the GodsThe Sex Life of the Gods
by - Uptown Publications ,
He left the mother ship and headed for Terra; he smiled at the instrument panel and watched the operation of the big scout ship as it rocketed toward the light ribbon of atmosphere that enveloped the planet. It was a joke, in a way ...
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Book cover: The Truth MachineThe Truth Machine
by ,
What would the world be like if scientists developed the perfect lie detector? Halperin argues that such an invention could lead humanity into an era of unequaled prosperity, one in which crime is virtually unknown and true democracy is possible.
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Book cover: The Status CivilizationThe Status Civilization
by - ManyBooks ,
Thrilling novel in a future with a gulag planet. Philosophical interesting as the author goes to extremes eradicating all crime on Earth, creating a black/white world. First appeared under the title Omega in Amazing Science Fiction Stories.
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Book cover: AnthemAnthem
by - ManyBooks ,
A dystopian fiction novella, first published in 1938. It takes place at some future date when mankind has entered another dark age as a result of the evils of irrationality and collectivism and the weaknesses of socialistic thinking and economics.
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Book cover: Mars GirlMars Girl
by - Feedbooks ,
Mars Girl is fast-paced, insightful, inventive and very funny. Its vision of where the mutual dependence of politicians and media producers will end is both hilarious and a little frightening. Required reading for anyone who watches cable news.
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Book cover: Star MakerStar Maker
by - Feedbooks ,
A poetic and deeply philosophical work, the true classics of SF. The book challenges preconceived notions of intelligence and awareness, and ultimately argues for a broadened perspective that would free us from our inevitable anthropomorphism.
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Book cover: Simon of SpaceSimon of Space
by - Lulu.com ,
Intelligent, humorous and quirky science fiction. Simon remembers his birth; he was 36 years old at the time. A victim of technology and circumstance, Simon's memory has been wiped clean, leaving him to rediscover his own identity.
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Book cover: In the Days of the CometIn the Days of the Comet
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
A provocative novel by H.G. Wells. In the midst of a world war, a comet brushes the atmosphere of earth, causing everyone to lose consciousness for a few hours. When the world awakens, everyone has an expanded understanding of the meaning of things.
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Book cover: The Island of Dr. MoreauThe Island of Dr. Moreau
by - Heinemann, Stone & Kimball ,
The Island of Dr. Moreau, originally published in 1896, is a science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells that addresses the ideas of society, community and human nature. Wells also touches on the concepts of eugenics and Darwinism.
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Book cover: The Country of the Blind and Other StoriesThe Country of the Blind and Other Stories
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
H. G. Wells explores the relationship between the fantastical and everyday. Here horror meets humor: this is a marvelous literary universe showcasing the author's fascination with the wonders and perils of scientific progress.
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Book cover: The Rhesus FactorThe Rhesus Factor
by - Double Dragon Publishing ,
SF novel about the impact of climate change on us as a global society. It charts the breakdown of our health care system, the failure of insurance companies, and the economic crisis that leads to the dispossession of people across the country.
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Book cover: Phantom UniversePhantom Universe
by - Smashwords ,
Sold into slavery to pirates, Summer learns to survive the rough seas of subterfuge and thieves through silence. When the boat she's lived on most of her life is destroyed, Summer is washed up on the shore of a new world, a phantom universe ...
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