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1 Black Amazon of Mars

by Leigh Douglass Brackett

Grimly Eric John Stark slogged toward that ancient Martian city-with every step he cursed the talisman of Ban Cruach that flamed in his blood-stained belt Behind him screamed the hordes of Ciaran, hungering for that magic jewel-ahead lay the dread abode of the Ice Creatures-at his side stalked the whispering spectre of Ban Cruach, urging him on to a battle Stark knew he must lose!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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2 The Master of the World (Sequel to Robur the Conqueror)

by Jules Verne

In my position as head inspector in the FPD department at Washington, urged on by the desire, which has always been very strong in me, to investigate and understand everything which is mysterious, I naturally became much interested in these remarkable occurrences. And as I have been employed by the government in important affairs and secret missions since I was a lad, it also happened naturally that the head of my department placed In my charge this astonishing mysterious investigation.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
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3 The Big Time

by Fritz Leiber

It's been going on for a billion years and it will last another billion or so. Up and down the timeline, the two sides--"Spiders" and "Snakes"--battle endlessly to change the future and the past. Our lives, our memories, are their battleground. And in the midst of the war is the Place, outside space and time, where Greta Forzane and the other Entertainers provide solace and r-&-r for tired time warriors.

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Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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4 The Bluff of the Hawk

by Anthony Gilmore

"A trick? Carse was famed for them. A trap? But how?"

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5 The Heads of Apex

by George Henry Weiss

Far under the sea-floor Solino's submarine carries two American soldiers of fortune to startling adventure among the Vampire Heads of Apex.

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6 A Trip to Venus

by John Munro

At 4 a. m., a ray of light had been observed on the disc of the planet Mars in or near the "terminator"; that is to say, the zone of twilight separating day from night. The news was doubly interesting to me, because a singular dream of "Sunrise in the Moon" had quickened my imagination as to the wonders of the universe beyond our little globe, and because of a never-to-be-forgotten experience of mine with an aged astronomer several years ago.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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7 When the World Shook

by H. Rider Haggard

An Account of the Great Adventure of Bastin, Bickley and Arbuthnot.

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Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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8 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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Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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9 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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Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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10 Make Me an Offer

by Con Blomberg

Fellow City Mgrs., only you can help me--progress has made "Go Fight City Hall" a battle cry!

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Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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