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1 Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow

Art Berry lives in a world just slightly askew from the rest of us. In our increasingly wireless world of instant and constant communication, he gives his loyalty not to a state or a company or family and friends he sees regularly, but to the Eastern Standard Tribe-a largely faceless collection of people whose home time zone is the Eastern Standard Zone, who are locked in cutthroat competition with other tribes aligned with other time zones...
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 343 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 273KB | 52,014 words | Posted:

2 Flatland: a Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott

A. Square, a mathematician and resident of the two-dimensional Flatland, where women-thin, straight lines-are the lowliest of shapes, and where men may have any number of sides, depending on their social status. Square has adventures in Spaceland (three dimensions), Lineland (one dimension) and Pointland (no dimensions) and ultimately entertains thoughts of visiting a land of four dimensions, a revolutionary idea for which he is returned to his two-dimensional world.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 225 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 179KB | 32,194 words | Posted:

3 The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents by H. G. Wells

The Stolen Bacillis: What will happen to the Anarchist who stole the tube containing the Bacteriologist's new species of Bacteria? The Flowering of the Strange Orchid: What did Wedderburn's housekeeper discover about his new orchid? In the Avu Observatory: Was it a giant lemur that attacked Woodhouse in the Observatory in Borneo? The Triumphs of a Taxidermist: Would you trust any of this Taxidermist's work after hearing his secrets?...
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 196 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 235KB | 44,278 words | Posted:

4 The First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells

When penniless businessman Mr Bedford retreats to the Kent coast to write a play, he meets by chance the brilliant Dr Cavor, an absent-minded scientist on the brink of developing a material that blocks gravity. Cavor soon succeeds in his experiments, only to tell a stunned Bedford the invention makes possible one of the oldest dreams of humanity: a journey to the moon. With Bedford motivated by money, and Cavor by the desire for knowledge, the two embark on the expedition.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Futuristic, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 219 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 369KB | 68,620 words | Posted:

5 The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells

Griffin, a scientist who creates a serum to render himself invisible, and his descent into madness that follows.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Romance, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 251 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 264KB | 48,977 words | Posted:

6 The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

An invasion of hostile creatures from Mars who moved across the English landscape in bizarre metal transports, using deadly heat rays to destroy buildings and annihilate all life in their path.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Violence, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 312 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 327KB | 60,137 words | Posted:

7 Out of Time's Abyss by Edgar Rice-Burroughs

This is the tale of Bradley after he left Fort Dinosaur upon the west coast of the great lake that is in the center of the island. About them upon the ground, among the trees and in the air over them moved and swung and soared the countless forms of Caspak's teeming life. Always were they menaced by some frightful thing and seldom were their rifles cool.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 411 | Votes: 7 | Score: 9.79
Size: 194KB | 35,794 words | Posted:

8 The Chessmen of Mars by Edgar Rice-Burroughs

A Barsoom Story (3)
Impetuous and headstrong, Tara, Princess of Helium and daughter of John Carter, defies the elements by flying into a rare, fierce Martian storm. Hurtled half a planet from her home she is threatened by grotesque, flesh eating monsters and barbarous warriors.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 715 | Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 473KB | 88,182 words | Posted:

9 Little Fuzzy by H. Beam Piper

The chartered Zarathustra Company had it all their way. Their charter was for a Class III uninhabited planet, which Zarathustra was, and it meant they owned the planet lock stock and barrel. They exploited it, developed it and reaped the huge profits from it without interference from the Colonial Government. Then Jack Holloway, a sunstone prospector, appeared on the scene with his family of Fuzzies and the passionate conviction that they were not cute animals but little people.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 2364 | Votes: 100 | Score: 9.43
Size: 328KB | 60,567 words | Posted:

10 Two Thousand Miles Below by Charles Willard Diffin

Rawson learns to his cost that the life-spark of a fabled race glows in the black heart of a dead, Western volcano.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 510 | Votes: 15 | Score: 9.31
Size: 303KB | 56,192 words | Posted:
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