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The Year's Top Short SF Novels

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Short novels may well be the perfect length for science fiction. They are movie length tales that resonate with moxie while exploring characters, new worlds, and ideas. The stories in this unabridged audio collection are the best-of-the best short science fiction novels published in 2010 by current and emerging masters of this form.
“Return to Titan,” by Stephen Baxter, is
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Published November 10th 2011 by AudioText
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Michael Schulz
Mar 19, 2016 Michael Schulz rated it really liked it
Some of the stories were very good
Sep 09, 2012 Vanessa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This is a truly outstanding collection of novellas. Most anthologies are uneven at best, and many have more losers than winners. This is a clear exception. Every one of these works is exceptional.

It is true, as others have pointed out, that if you read a lot of SF short fiction you are likely to have read most--if not all--of these before. But that doesn't detract from the quality of the anthology and the editorial talent it took to select them. All of these stories are worth reading more than o
Ian Moore
A good selection of short stories, but none were outstanding.
“Return to Titan” by Stephen Baxter 4/5
“Jackie’s-Boy” by Steven Popkes 3.5/5
“The Sultan of the Clouds” by Geoffrey A. Landis 3/5
“Seven Cities of Gold” by David Moles 3/5
“A History of Terraforming” by Robert Reed 3/5
“Several Items of Interest” by Rick Wilber 3/5
“Troika” by Alastair Reynolds 4/5
Mar 02, 2013 Bill rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good range within the collection. It's a good format, long enough for a good development of an idea but you're not compelled to stretch an idea into a series of acts. I have always felt that the short story has been unfairly looked down on.
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