Books published in 2007

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A Life In Pictures

  [english | 2007]  

Mark Ward


Summary: [A Life In Pictures manages to be absurd and touching at the same time a buddy movie of an entirely different story.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 183

Aerophilia

  [english | 2007]  

Tobias Buckell


Summary: [I dont agree with Jons assessment of the characters at all. I thought they were well done. The writing is excellent overall. This absolutely though felt like the first chapter of what was shaping up to be a good novel. I didnt realise it was a short story and was surprised and disappointed when I came to the end. What no more? I want the rest of the story.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 258

After The Siege

  [english | 2007]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [The State of Siege is the fourth play by Albert Camus. Written in 1948 The State of Siegethe original sense is closer to state of emergencyis a play in three acts presenting the arrival of Plague personified by a young opportunist in sleepy Cadiz and the subsequent creation of a totalitarian regime through the manipulation of fear. Camus is of course thinking about Hitler but even more about ...]
Genres: [creative commons | fiction and literatureDownloads: 367

Behemoth

  [english | 2007]  

Peter Watts


Summary: [Lenie Clarke-rifter avenger amphibious deep-sea cyborg-has destroyed the world. Once exploited for her psychological addiction to dangerous environments she emerged in the wake of a nuclear blast to serve up vendetta from the ocean floor. The horror she unleashed-an ancient apocalyptic microbe called ehemoth- has been free in the world for half a decade now devouring the biosphere from the bottom ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 234

Choices

  [english | 2007]  

Lindsay Brambles


Summary: [I think that this book is a very good read for anyone looking for a short SF story following up on the events at obsidian in the novel In darkness Bound. The way that the gender of the captian is never revealed and even at the end it is left to the speculation of the reader is one of the ways that this tale kept me wanting to read more.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 237

Cuando Los Administradores De Sistema Gobernaron La Tierra

  [spanish | 2007]  

Cory Doctorow


Excerpts: [... de la construcci'on hab'ia cavado una zanja a trav'es del conducto principal del centro de datos y Felix se hab'ia unido a un equipo de cincuenta enfurecidos administradores ...... unos treinta a cuarenta kilos de m'as alrededor de su sector central y una barba prolija aunque abundante sobre su gruesa papada. Su camiseta dec'ia HOLA ...... de la Polic'ia Metropolitana. Con rapidez, ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 141

Death Comes But Twice

  [english | 2007]  

Mary Robinette Kowal


Summary: [A Death in White Bear Lake is a true crime book by journalist Barry Siegel published in 1990. The book recounts one of the most notorious cases of child abuse ever prosecuted in the United States the murder of three year-old Dennis Jurgens by his adopted mother Lois Jurgens. The case was significant because the murder was committed in 1965 yet Lois Jurgens was not charged with the crime until ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 344

For Solo Cello Op

  [english | 2007]  

Mary Robinette Kowal


Excerpts: [... rattling on the parquet floor.? Julius stared at them, unwilling to look at the bandaged stump where his left hand had been two weeks ago.? He should ...... in the light from their apartment.? Her hair hung in loose tendrils around her face, bleached almost colorless by the backlight.? He snatched ...... Some of the tension came back to her shoulders.? Your agent called. Julius ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 224

Geek Mafia Mile Zero

  [english | 2007]  

Rick Dakan


Summary: [Key West-southernmost point in the United States Mile Zero on Highway 1 and as far as you can run away from your past troubles without swimming to Cuba. Key West-originally Cayo Huesos or Isle of Bones for centuries a refuge for pirates wreckers writers scoundrels drunks and tourists. Now home to a Crew of techno geek con artists whove turned it into their own private hunting ground. Paul and ...]
Genres: [fiction | thrillersDownloads: 176

Motherload

  [english | 2007]  

David Collins Rivera


Summary: [Crisp detective novella in a SF setting. Worth a read.]
Genres: [creative commons | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 56

My Own Kind Of Freedom

  [english | 2007]  

Steven Brust


Summary: [Set in the universe of Firefly.]
 Downloads: 271

Overclocked

  [english | 2007]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [Overclocked: Stories of the Future Present (Thunders Mouth Press 2007 ISBN 1-56025-981-7) is a collection of previously published science fiction short stories and novellas by Cory Doctorow. This is Doctorows second published collection following A Place So Foreign and Eight More. Each story includes an introduction by the author. It opens with Printcrime a piece of microfiction originally ...]
Genres: [creative commons | short story collection | science fictionDownloads: 126

Postsingular

  [english | 2007]  

Rudy Rucker


Summary: [It all begins next year in California. A maladjusted computer industry billionaire and a somewhat crazy US President initiate a radical transformation of the world through sentient nanotechnology sort of the equivalent of biological artificial intelligence. At first they succeed but their plans are reversed by Chu an autistic boy. The next time it isnt so easy to stop them. Most of the story ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 425

Rpm

  [english | 2007]  

Chris Nakashima Brown


Summary: [Chris Nakashima-Brown is an American science fiction author. His work includes short fiction and criticism published in a variety of anthologies and online markets including The Sun Also Explodes a short story from the 2008 Philip K. Dick Award nominee anthology Fast Forward 2 and The Bunker of the Tikriti a short story from the World Fantasy Award-nominated Cross Plains Universe: Texans ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 123

Scroogled

  [english | 2007]  

Cory Doctorow


Excerpts: [... Eric Schmidt Greg landed at San Francisco International Airport at 8 p.m., but by the time he'd made it to the front of the customs line, it was after ...... and licked at it. Want to tell me about June 1998? Greg looked up from his Departures. I'm sorry? You posted a message to alt.burningman on June ...... model rocket ads show up so frequently? Greg racked his brain. Okay, just ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 317

The Gospel Of The Knife

  [english | 2007]  

Will Shetterly


Summary: [Enjoyable enough this book does not in any way live up to the promise of the first few chapters which beautifully evoke a time and place (late 60s America) with believable and likeably flawed characters before descending into sub-Dan Brown conspiracy fantasies.]
Genres: [creative commons | post 1930 | fiction and literatureDownloads: 439

The Towers Of St Michaels

  [english | 2007]  

David Walton


Summary: [A pensive piece about the sensory world and the barriers between two people separated by sight.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 65

This Little Pig

  [english | 2007]  

Mary Robinette Kowal


Summary: [Mary Robinette Kowal (born February 8 1969 in Raleigh N.C. as Mary Robinette Harrison) is an American author and puppeteer. She also served as art director for Shimmer Magazine and in 2010 was named art director for Weird Tales. She served as secretary of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America for two years and was elected to the position of SWFA vice-president in 2010. In 2008 her ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 180

Zero Option

  [english | 2007]  

Lindsay Brambles


Summary: [The Bisexual Option by Fritz Klein MD was the first psychological publication specifically devoted to bisexuality. It was first published in 1978 with a second edition printed in 1993.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 353