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Abraham, Daniel A Shadow in Summer F sf

Asher, Neal Africa Zero SF H

Asher, Neal Brass Man SF H f

Asher, Neal Cowl SF H f

Asher, Neal Gridlinked SF

Asher, Neal Gridlinked (reviewed by James Palmer) SF

Asher, Neal The Line of Polity SF H

Asher, Neal Polity Agent SF H

Asher, Neal Prador Moon SF H

Asher, Neal The Skinner SF H

Asher, Neal The Voyage of the Sable Keech SF H f

Atwood, Margaret Oryx and Crake (reviewed by Serena Trowbridge) SF G

Aylett, Steve Lint G SF NF h f

Baker, Kage In the Garden of Iden SF F G

Baker, Kage Sky Coyote SF F G

Ballantyne, Tony Capacity SF

Ballantyne, Tony Divergence SF

Ballantyne, Tony Recursion SF

Banks, Iain M. The Algebraist SF

Banks, Iain M. Matter (reviewed by Richard Gingell) SF

Barclay, James Light Stealer F sf

Baxter, Stephen Riding the Rock SF

Baxter, Stephen Coalescent SF G

Bear, Elizabeth Hammered SF M

Bear, Greg Dead Lines H SF

Bender, Aimee Willful Creatures F H G SF M

Bisson, Terry Dear Abbey SF

Blaylock, James P. Homunculus F SF H

Blaylock, James P. Lord Kelvin's Machine SF F

Bradley, Marion Zimmer The Fall of Atlantis (reviewed by Serena Trowbridge) F SF

Brill, Marius Making Love: A conspiracy of the heart (reviewed by Terry D'Auray) G F m sf

Brown, Dan Deception Point (reviewed by Terry D'Auray) G sf

Brown, Eric A Writer's Life H SF

Brown, Eric The Extraordinary Voyage of Jules Verne SF F G

Burdett, John Bangkok 8 M G sf h

Burdett, John Bangkok Haunts M H G sf

Burdett, John Bangkok Tattoo M G sf h

Burns, Charles Black Hole H SF F

Butler, Jack Dreamer SF

Card,Orson Scott Posing as People (reviewed by Stephanie Cage) SF G

Carroll, Jerry Jay Inhuman Beings SF H M

Carter, Angela The Passion of New Eve SF G

Chapman, Stepan Life on Earth SF G

Chapman, Stepan The Troika SF H

Chiang, Ted Stories of Your Life and Others (reviewed by Stephanie Cage) SF F H G

Chigas, Frank The Damp Chamber and other stories (reviewed by Mario Guslandi) H SF

Cisco, Michael The Tyrant H F SF G

Clark, Simon The Fall H SF

Clarke, Susanna Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell F H SF G

Cleave, Chris Incendiary G sf h

Clute, John Appleseed SF G

Costikyan, Greg First Contract SF

Coupland, Douglas Hey Nostradamus! G M H sf

Crichton, Michael State of Fear G SF

Crowther,Peter Darkness, Darkness: Forever Twilight Book One H SF

Couzens, Gary Editor Extended Play (reviewed by Mario Guslandi) G M H SF F

Crace, Jim The Pesthouse G SF F

Crowther,Peter The Land at the End of the Working Day (reviewed by Mario Guslandi) H SF M F G

Danielewski, Mark Z. House of Leaves The Remastered Full-Color Edition G H F sf

Danvers, Dennis (writing as Robert Sydney) The Bright Spot SF M

De Lint, Charles Spirits in the Wires F H SF G

De Lint, Charles Spirits in the Wires (reviewed by James M. Palmer) F H SF G

DeMarinis, Rick A Clod of Wayward Marl (reviewed by Terry D'Auray) M SF H

Diaz, Junot The Brief, Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (reviewed by Dustin Kenall) G f sf h

Di Filippo, Paul A Year In The Linear City F SF

Doctorow, Cory Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom SF

Doctorow, Cory Eastern Standard Tribe SF G

Doctorow, Cory Overclocked SF G H

Doctorow, Cory Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town F G H SF

Donohue, Keith The Stolen Child F G sf h

Dyson, George Project Orion: The True Story of the Atomic Spaceship NF SF

Edelman, David Louis Infoquake SF

Egan, Jennifer The Keep M G H SF

Erickson, Steve Our Ecstatic Days G SF f

Erickson, Steve The Sea Came In At Midnight G SF f

Erikson, Steve Blood Follows F H sf m

Erikson, Steve The Healthy Dead F H sf

Ferris,Timothy Seeing in the Dark: How Backyard Stargazers Are Probing Deep Space and Guarding Earth from Interplanetary Peril NF sf

Fforde, Jasper The Eyre Affair SF M G

Fforde, Jasper Lost In A Good Book SF M G

Fforde, Jasper Something Rotten SF M G

Fforde, Jasper The Big Over Easy M F G SF

Fforde, Jasper The Well of Lost Plots SF M G

Fielding, Helen Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination G M F SF

Ford, Jeffrey The Beyond F SF h g

Ford, Jeffrey The Empire of Ice Cream (reviewed by Terry Weyna) F SF h g m

Ford, Jeffrey Memoranda F SF h g

Ford, Jeffrey The Physiognomy F SF h g

Franzen, Jonathan The Corrections G sf

Friedman, Stanton T. TOP SECRET/MAJIC NF sf

Frost, Gregory Attack of the Jazz Giants (reviewed by Terry Weyna) SF H F G

Fukui, Isamu Truancy G SF

Gaiman, Neil Anansi Boys F G H M SF

Gaiman, Neil Coraline H SF F G

Garnett, David Bikini Planet SF

Garton, Ray Biofire H SF

Gaskin, John The Long Retreating Day (reviewed by Mario Guslandi) H G SF

Gentle, Mary Ash: A Secret History F SF g nf

George, Jon Faces of Mist and Flame SF F H G

Giambastiani, Kurt R. A. The Spirit of Thunder (reviewed by Katie Dean) SF

Gibson, Gary Angel Stations SF

Gibson, William Spook Country SF G M

Goddard, Ken First Evidence M H SF

Goldberg, Myla Wickett's Remedy G sf

Goonan, Kathleen Ann In War Times SF G nf

Gorman, Ed Cage of Night (Reviewed by Mario Guslandi) M H SF f G

Gorman, Ed Different Kinds of Dead (Reviewed by Mario Guslandi) M H SF F G

Goss Theodora In the Forest of Forgetting (Reviewed by Terry Weyna) F H SF G

Grant, Gavin & Link, Kelly The Best of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet (reviewed by Mario Guslandi) H M F SF NF G

Green, Simon R. Agents of Light and Darkness H M F SF

Green, Simon R. Nightingale's Lament H M F SF

Green, Simon R. Something from the Nightside H M F SF

Green, Simon R. Something from the Nightside (reviewed by Terry D'Auray) H M F SF

Greene, Brian Icarus at the Edge of Time SF NF

Greenwood, Gary Jigsaw Men H M SF F

Greenwood, Gary The King Never Dies H SF

Grimwood, Jon Courtenay 9Tail Fox M G H SF

Grimwood, Jon Courtenay Effendi: The Second Arabesk SF M

Grimwood, Jon Courtenay End of the World Blues G M SF

Grimwood, Jon Courtenay Felaheen: The Third Arabesk SF M

Grimwood, Jon Courtenay Pashazade: The First Arabesk SF M

Grimwood, Jon Courtenay Stamping Butterflies SF G

Grossman, Austin Soon I Shall Be Invincible F SF G M

Haldeman, Joe Guardian G SF H

Hamilton, Peter The Dreaming Void SF

Hamilton, Peter Fallen Dragon SF

Hamilton, Peter Misspent Youth SF g

Hamilton, Peter Pandora's Star SF m h

Hand, Elizabeth Bibliomancy F H SF G

Harris, Joanne Jigs and Reels (reviewed by Serena Trowbridge) G h sf

Harrison, M. John Light SF h

Hemry, John G. A Just Determination (reviewed by Katie Dean) SF m g

Hendrix, Howard V. empty cities of the full moon SF

Herbert, Brian & Anderson, Kevin J. Dune: The Butlerian Jihad SF

Hodgson,William Hope The Dream of X SF H F

Huggins, James Byron H SF

Hughes, Matthew Black Brillion SF M F H g

Humphrey, Andrew Other Voices (reviewed by Mario Guslandi) H F SF M G

Huyghe, Patrick The Field Guide to Extraterrestrials NF SF

Irvine, Alexander The Life of Riley SF M

Irvine, Alexander A Scattering of Jades H F SF

Ishiguro, Kazuo Never Let Me Go (reviewed by Katie Dean) G SF M

Ishiguro, Kazuo Never Let Me Go G SF F H

Johnston, Paul Body Politic M SF H

Johnston, Paul The House of Dust M SF H

King, Laurie R.(as Richards, Leigh) Califia's Daughters (reviewed by Serena Trowbridge) SF G

Klein, T. E. D. Reassuring Tales H G F SF

Knight, Tracy The Astonished Eye SF F

Knipfel, Jim The Buzzing H SF G

Kurzawa, Greg Gideon's Wall (reviewed by Katie Dean) F SF

Lake,Jay Green Grow the Rushes-Oh F H SF G

Larson, Erik Thunderstruck NF M SF G

Lebbon Tim Dusk (reviewed by Terry Weyna) F H SF

Leech, Ben The Community H SF

Lerner, Lisa Just Like Beauty SF G

Lethem, Jonathan As She Climbed Across the Table SF G

Lethem, Jonathan The Fortress of Solitude G F sf

Lethem, Jonathan This Shape We're In SF F G

Ligotti, Thomas My Work Is Not Yet Done H sf

Link, Kelly & Grant, Gavin The Best of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet (reviewed by Mario Guslandi) H M F SF NF G

Lovegrove, James Days SF G h

Lovegrove, James WorldStorm(reviewed by Stephanie Cage) F SF g

Lumley, Brian Blood Brothers H F sf

Macdonald, James D. The Apocalypse Door F SF H M G

Macleod, Ian R. The House of Storms SF G F

Macleod, Ian R. The Light Ages SF G F

Macleod, Ian R. The Light Ages (reviewed by Serena Trowbridge) SF G F

Macleod, Ken Cosmonaut Keep SF

Macleod, Ken Dark Light SF

Macleod, Ken Engine City SF

Macleod, Ken The Human Front SF

Macleod, Ken Newton's Wake SF

Manning, Jeanne and Begich, Dr. Nick Angels Don't Play this HAARP: Advances in Tesla Technology NF sf

Markovits, Benjamin The Syme Papers (reviewed by Katie Dean) G sf

Marley, Louise The Child Goddess (reviewed by Katie Dean) SF

Marusek, David Counting Heads SF

Maynard, LH & Sims MPN Darkness Rising 2005 (reviewed by Mario Guslandi) H G F SF

McAuley, Paul The Secret of Life SF

McAuley, Paul Whole Wide World SF M

McCaffrey, Todd Dragonsblood SF F

McDonald, Ian Brasyl (Reviewed by Dustin Kenall) SF g f

McDonald, Ian River of Gods SF

Meaney, John Bone Song (reviewed by Terry D'Auray) SF H F M

Meaney, John Paradox SF H F

Meaney, John To Hold Infinity SF

Melko,Paul Singularity's Ring(reviewed by Richard Gingell) SF

Mieville, China, Iron Council F SF H G

Mieville, China, The Scar F H SF

Mieville, China, The Tain F H SF G

Mills, Magnus The Scheme for Full Employment G SF F

Mitchell, David Cloud Atlas(reviewed by Nazalee Raja) G SF

Mitchell, David Cloud Atlas G SF M F

Mitchell, David Ghostwritten(reviewed by Nazalee Raja) G F sf

Moore, Christopher Fluke SF G

Morgan, Richard Altered Carbon SF M H

Morgan, Richard Black Man / Thirteen SF M

Morgan, Richard Broken Angels SF H

Morgan, Richard Market Forces SF H G

Morgan, Richard Woken Furies SF M

Morrell,David Nightscape (reviewed by Mario Guslandi) H M SF G

Morrison, Rusty & Keegan, Ken Paraspheres (reviewed by Mario Guslandi) G H F SF

Nauman, A. D. Scorch SF G

Nelson, Michael J. Mike Nelson's Death Rat! G H SF

Nesheim, Eric and Nesheim, Leif Saucer Attack! NF SF G

Newman, Kim The Bloody Red Baron H SF

Newman, Kim Dracula Cha Cha Cha H SF

Newman, Kim Time and Relative (A Doctor Who Novella) SF H

Niffeneggar, Audrey The Time Traveler's Wife (reviewed by Serena Trowbridge) G SF F

Niffeneggar, Audrey The Time Traveler's Wife (reviewed by Katie Dean) G SF F

Niswander, Adam The Sand Dwellers H SF

Novik, Naomi His Majesty's Dragon G SF F

Nunn, Kem Unassigned Territory G H M sf

Palahniuk, Chuck Choke G H SF

Palahniuk, Chuck Haunted H G SF

Palahniuk, Chuck Lullaby G H SF

Palahniuk, Chuck Rant SF H G

Piñol, Albert Sánchez Cold Skin G F H SF

Poe, Edgar Allan Tales of Mystery and the Imagination (reviewed by Katie Dean) H M SF F G

Pratchett, Terry The Color of Magic F SF G

Pratchett, Terry Monstrous Regiment F SF G

Pratchett, Terry Mort F G SF

Pratchett, Terry Night Watch F M SF G

Pratchett, Terry The Wee Free Men F SF G

Pratchett, Terry Thud! F SF M G

Pratt, Tim The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl H F SF G

Preston, Douglas and Child, Lincoln The Cabinet of Curiosities SF H M G

Preston, Douglas and Child, Lincoln Mount Dragon SF H

Powers, Tim Three Days to Never G SF H F M

Queller, Jessica Pretty Is What Changes NF sf

Ransom, Bill Burn SF

Reynolds, Alastair Absolution Gap SF H

Reynolds, Alastair Century Rain SF M

Reynolds, Alastair Chasm City SF

Reynolds, Alastair Diamond Dogs SF H

Reynolds, Alastair Redemption Ark SF H

Reynolds, Alastair Revelation Space SF H

Reynolds, Alastair Turquoise Days SF H

Richards, Leigh (King, Laurie R.) Califia's Daughters (reviewed by Serena Trowbridge) SF G

Roach, Mary Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife NF g sf h

Roberts, Adam Jupiter Magnified SF g

Roberts, Adam On SF

Roberts, Adam Park Polar SF

Roberts, Adam Polystom SF g

Roberts, Adam Salt SF g

Roberts, Adam Stone SF m

Robinson, Kim Stanley Fifty Degrees Below SF g nf

Robinson, Kim Stanley 40 Signs of Rain SF g nf

Robinson, Kim Stanley Sixty Days and Counting SF g

Robinson, Kim Stanley The Years of Rice and Salt SF F g

Robson, Justina Mappa Mundi SF

Robson, Justina Natural History SF

Rochelle, Warren The Wild Boy SF

Rosenberg, Scott Dreaming In Code NF sf

Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (reviewed by Nazalee Raja) F G sf

Rucker, Rudy Mathematicians in Love SF g

Rusch,Kristine Kathryn The Disappeared (reviewed by Terry D'Auray) SF M

Russo, Richard Paul Ship of Fools SF H

Ryman, Geoff V. A. O. SF

Scalzi,John The Ghost Brigades SF

Scalzi,John The Last Colony SF

Scalzi,John Old Man's War SF

Scholz, Carter The Amount to Carry SF G

Scholz, Carter Radiance SF G

Secombe, Andy Limbo F SF H g

Shelley, Mary Frankenstein (reviewed by Katie Dean) G SF H

Shepard, Lucius Viator H SF F G

Sher, Ira Gentlemen of Space G SF

Shinn,Sharon Angelica (reviewed by Serena Trowbridge) SF F

Shipp, Jeremy C. Vacation G SF H F

Shirley, John ...And the Angel With Television Eyes F SF H

Shirley, John Crawlers SF H

Shirley, John The Other End H SF G

Simmons, Dan Children of the Night H SF

Simmons, Dan The Terror G H F SF

Simmons, Dan Worlds Enough and Time H SF G

Smith, Ken Ken's Guide to the Bible NF sf h

Smith, Michael Marshall Cat Stories H SF F

Smith, Michael Marshall One of Us SF H

Smith, Michael Marshall Only Forward SF H

Smith, Michael Marshall The Vaccinator M SF h

Smith, Scott E. The Ruins G H f sf

Spanogle, Joshua Isolation Ward M G sf

Spencer, William Browning The Ocean and All Its Devices (reviewed by Terry Weyna) G F H sf

Stableford, Brian The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires H SF M

Stableford, Brian Inherit the Earth SF M

Standage, Tom The Turk NF SF M G

Starr, Douglas Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce NF h sf

Stevenson, Robert Louis The Mysterious Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (reviewed by Katie Dean) H SF M G

Stewart,Sean Galveston (reviewed by Serena Trowbridge) F SF

Strieber, Whitley 2012: The War for Souls SF H

Stross,Charles Accelerando SF

Stross,Charles The Atrocity Archives SF M H

Stross,Charles The Family Trade G F M SF

Stross,Charles Halting State SF M G

Stross,Charles Iron Sunrise SF

Stross,Charles Missile Gap SF

Stross,Charles Singularity Sky SF

Suzuki, Koji Ring H SF M

Suzuki, Koji Spiral H SF M

Swainston,Steph The Year of Our War F SF H

Tracy, PJ Monkeewrench (reviewed by Terry D'Auray) M h sf

Turtledove/Stirling/Gentle/Willliams Worlds That Weren't F SF

Ullman,Ellen The Bug (reviewed by Katie Dean) SF G

VanderMeer, Jeff Secret Life F SF H g nf m

VanderMeer, Jeff Shriek: An Afterword F G H SF

VanderMeer, Jeff Veniss Underground SF H F

VanderMeer, Jeff and Ann The New Weird F H SF g m

Vinge, Vernor Rainbows End SF

Watts, Peter Starfish SF H

Watts, Peter Maelstrom SF H

Weis, Margaret Mistress of Dragons F SF

Wexler, Robert Freeman In Springdale Town H F SF

Whitehead, Colson The Intuitionist G sf f

Williams, Conrad Nearly People SF H

Williams, Walter Jon The Praxis: Book One of Dread Empire's Fall SF

Williams, Walter Jon Worlds That Weren't: The Last Ride of German Freddie F SF

Williamson, Jerry with Gary Braubeck Masques V (reviewed by Mario Guslandi) H F SF G M

Wilson, Daniel H. Ph.D. Where's My Jetpack? NF SF

Wilson, F. Paul Conspiracies H M SF

Wilson, F. Paul Gateways H M SF

Wilson, F. Paul The Haunted Air H M SF

Wilson, F. Paul Hosts H SF M

Wilson, F. Paul Legacies H SF M

Wilson, F. Paul Sims Book One: La Causa SF G

Wilson, F. Paul Sims Book Two: The Portrero Method SF G

Wilson, Robert Charles The Chronoliths SF

Wilson, Robert Charles Darwinia SF

Wilson, Robert Charles Spin SF G

Wolfe,Gene The Knight (reviewed by Katie Dean) F SF h

Wolfe,Gene The Wizard (reviewed by Katie Dean) F SF h

Womack, Jack Random Acts of Senseless Violence G SF h

Zielinski, Stephan Bad Magic H SF F M NF