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Stranger Than Science Fiction

Library staff sound off on some of their favorite sci-fi! My favorite books are all character-driven and most sci-fi doesn’t really satisfy me in that way, but I still have a few favorites. Doomsday Book by Connie Willis is about … Continue reading

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Nebula Nominees Announced

The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America have announced the nominees for the 51st annual Nebula Awards. The five nominated novels are below: All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders Borderline by Mishell Baker The Obelisk … Continue reading

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Explore new worlds with Science Fiction and Fantasy

They may have pulpy, over-the-top cover art, but science fiction and fantasy books are often some of the most daring, adventurous, thought-provoking, and intellectual books on the shelves. They explore the question “What if…?” in myriad ways: some create whole … Continue reading

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Readercon starts tomorrow

Science fiction and fantasy fans take note: this weekend in Burlington MA will be a conference dedicated to the books you like to read! Readercon differs from other scifi conventions in that there’s no costumes, gaming, or other media, just … Continue reading

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Contemporary dystopia for grownups

The apocalyptic/dystopia genre has just exploded in the past few years, which you may have noticed if you live on Earth or in its vicinity. But the majority of these books are written for young adults. What if you like … Continue reading

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Under the Radar: I2

Dr. Edward Frame is hard at work on a bio-software program that can upload and store a person’s memories when he learns that he has terminal cancer. He and his co-worker Samantha (with whom he has been having an affair) … Continue reading

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