Science Fiction

Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and capitalization) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves speculations based on current or future science or technology. Science fiction is found in books, art, television, films, games, theatre, and other media. In organizational or marketing contexts, science fiction can be synonymous with the broader definition of speculative fiction, encompassing creative works incorporating imaginative elements not found in contemporary reality; this includes fantasy, horror and related genres.

Although the two genres are often co...more

Station Eleven
The Vault of Dreamers
Falls the Shadow
Day 21 (The Hundred, #2)
Tabula Rasa
Echoes of Us (The Hybrid Chronicles #3)
In a Handful of Dust (Not a Drop to Drink, #2)
Winterkill
Still Point (Awaken, #3)
Revealed (The Missing, #7)
The Anatomy of Dreams
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Love Is the Drug
Evidence of Things Not Seen
House Immortal (House Immortal, #1)

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    Popular Science Fiction Books

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    1984
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    Lois McMaster Bujold
    Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.
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    Frank Herbert
    I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.
    Frank Herbert, Dune

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