Science Fiction

Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and capitalization) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves speculations based on current or future science or technology. Science fiction is found in books, art, television, films, games, theatre, and other media. In organizational or marketing contexts, science fiction can be synonymous with the broader definition of speculative fiction, encompassing creative works incorporating imaginative elements not found in contemporary reality; this includes fantasy, horror and related genres.

Although the two genres are often co
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Record of a Spaceborn Few (Wayfarers, #3)
Contagion (Contagion, #1)
The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut, #1)
Suicide Club
Thrawn: Alliances
The Supervillain and Me
Sanctuary (Sanctuary #1)
Nyxia Unleashed (The Nyxia Triad, #2)
The Mere Wife
Hullmetal Girls
European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman (The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club, #2)
This Body's Not Big Enough for Both of Us
A Study in Honor
William Shakespeare's Jedi the Last: Star Wars Part the Eighth (William Shakespeare's Star Wars, #8)
The Broken Vow (Spill Zone, #2)

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    Storm Glass (Harbinger #1)
    Catwoman: Soulstealer (DC Icons, #3)
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    In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds, #3)
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