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The End of All Things (Old Man's War Book 6)
by John Scalzi
Hugo-award winning author, John Scalzi returns to his best-selling Old Man's War universe with The End of All Things, the direct sequel to 2013's The Human DivisionHumans expanded into space...only to find a universe populated with multiple alien species bent on their destruction. Thus was the Colonial Union formed, to help protect us...
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Old Man's War Series: (Old Man's War, The Ghost Brigades, The Last Colony, Zoe's Tale, The Human Division, The End of...
by John Scalzi
This discounted ebundle includes: Old Man's War, The Ghost Brigades, The Last Colony, Zoe’s Tale, The Human Division, The End of All ThingsNew York Times bestselling author John Scalzi takes you on an epic romp of galactic conquest and exploration, with some laughs along the way."Gripping and surpassingly original." —Cory Doctorow...
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Old Man's War
by John Scalzi
John Perry did two things on his 75th birthday. First he visited his wife's grave. Then he joined the army.The good news is that humanity finally made it into interstellar space. The bad news is that planets fit to live on are scarce-and aliens willing to fight for them are common. The universe, it turns out, is a hostile place. So: we...
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The Consuming Fire (The Interdependency)
by John Scalzi
The Consuming Fire—the second epic space-opera novel in the bestselling Interdependency series, from the Hugo Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author John ScalziThe Interdependency, humanity’s interstellar empire, is on the verge of collapse. The Flow, the extra-dimensional conduit that makes travel between the stars...
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Categories: Unknown
Don't Live For Your Obituary: Advice, Commentary and Personal Observations on Writing, 2008-2017
by John Scalzi
Between 2008 and 2017, author John Scalzi wrote fifteen books, became a New York Times bestselling author, and won numerous awards, including the Hugo, the Locus and the Governor’s Award for the Arts in Ohio. He also had book deals crater, lost more awards than he won, worried about his mortgage and health insurance, flubbed a few...
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Categories: All Humor; All Science Fiction
Head On: A Novel of the Near Future (Lock in)
by John Scalzi
"As much as Scalzi has the scientific creativity of a Michael Crichton, he also has the procedural chops of a Stephen J. Canell to craft a whodunit with buddy-cop charm and suspects aplenty—most of them in someone else's body." —USA TodayJohn Scalzi returns with Head On, the standalone follow-up to the New York Times bestselling and...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Science Fiction
The Ghost Brigades (Old Man's War Book 2)
by John Scalzi
The Ghost Brigades are the Special Forces of the Colonial Defense Forces, elite troops created from the DNA of the dead and turned into the perfect soldiers for the CDF's toughest operations. They're young, they're fast and strong, and they're totally without normal human qualms.The universe is a dangerous place for humanity—and it's...
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Everything but the Squeal
by John Scalzi
In the not-so-distant future, life is good... if you’re one of the lucky few to live in the new, ecologically-minded city-states that dot the landscape. Outside their walls, in the “wilds” -- the rotting suburbs and exurbs of America -- things have become rather more precarious.Benjamin Washington is a kid in New St. Louis, who is...
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The Last Colony (Old Man's War Book 3)
by John Scalzi
Retired from his fighting days, John Perry is now village ombudsman for a human colony on distant Huckleberry. With his wife, former Special Forces warrior Jane Sagan, he farms several acres, adjudicates local disputes, and enjoys watching his adopted daughter grow up.That is, until his and Jane's past reaches out to bring them back into...
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The Human Division (Old Man's War Book 5)
by John Scalzi
Following the events of The Last Colony, John Scalzi tells the story of the fight to maintain the unity of the human race.The people of Earth now know that the human Colonial Union has kept them ignorant of the dangerous universe around them. For generations the CU had defended humanity against hostile aliens, deliberately keeping Earth...
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Zoe's Tale: An Old Man's War Novel
by John Scalzi
How do you tell your part in the biggest tale in history?I ask because it's what I have to do. I'm Zoe Boutin Perry: A colonist stranded on a deadly pioneer world. Holy icon to a race of aliens. A player (and a pawn) in a interstellar chess match to save humanity, or to see it fall. Witness to history. Friend. Daughter. Human. Seventeen...
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Redshirts: Chapters 1-4
by John Scalzi
THEY WERE EXPENDABLE . . . UNTIL THEY STARTED COMPARING NOTESA free preview of Redshirts, the astonishing new science-fiction yarn from John Scalzi. "Redshirts is (a) ruin-your-underwear funny, (b) a mind-bender sure to Philip K. Dick you over, and (c) absurdly rich in ideas and feeling. John Scalzi sets his imagination to STUN and...
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Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas (Hugo Award Winner - Best Novel)
by John Scalzi
Ensign Andrew Dahl has just been assigned to the Universal Union Capital Ship Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union since the year 2456. It's a prestige posting, and Andrew is thrilled all the more to be assigned to the ship's Xenobiology laboratory. Life couldn't be better…until Andrew begins to pick up on the fact that (1) every...
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Lock In: A Novel of the Near Future (Lock In Series)
by John Scalzi
A blazingly inventive near-future thriller from the best-selling, Hugo Award-winning John Scalzi.Not too long from today, a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most who get sick experience nothing worse than flu, fever and headaches. But for the unlucky one percent - and nearly five million souls in the United...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Science Fiction
Questions for a Soldier (Old Man's War)
by John Scalzi
Scalzi revisits the world of his acclaimed debut novel Old Man's War.
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The Android's Dream
by John Scalzi
From New York Times bestseller and Hugo Award-winner John Scalzi, a wild-and-woolly caper novel of interstellar diplomacyA human diplomat creates an interstellar incident when he kills an alien diplomat in a most . . . unusual . . . way. To avoid war, Earth's government must find an equally unusual object: a type of sheep ("The Android's...
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The Sagan Diary (Old Man's War)
by John Scalzi
Fans of John Scalzi's "Old Man" universe, prepare yourselves: there's a long new story in that universe, told from the point of view of one of the series' most intriguing characters.Subterranean Press is proud to release The Sagan Diary, a long novelette that for the first time looks at the worlds of the Hugo-nominated Old Man's War and...
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Agent to the Stars
by John Scalzi
From New York Times bestseller and Hugo Award-winner, John Scalzi, a gleeful mash-up of science fiction and Hollywood satireThe space-faring Yherajk have come to Earth to meet us and to begin humanity's first interstellar friendship. There's just one problem: They're hideously ugly and they smell like rotting fish.So getting humanity's...
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Unlocked: An Oral History of Haden's Syndrome: A Tor.Com Original (Kindle Single) (Lock In Series)
by John Scalzi
Discover the history of Haden's Syndrome, the virus that created the world of John Scalzi's inventive near-future thrillers Lock In and Head On , in the prequel novella Unlocked . Not long from now, a virus will sweep the globe. Most will suffer no worse than flu-like symptoms, but an unlucky one percent will be changed...
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Fuzzy Nation
by John Scalzi
From New York Times bestseller and Hugo Award-winner John Scalzi, an extraordinary retelling of the SF classic Little FuzzyZaraCorp holds the right to extract unlimited resources from the verdant planet Zarathustra—as long as the planet is certifiably free of native sentients. So when an outback prospector discovers a species of small...
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Judge Sn Goes Golfing
by John Scalzi
John Scalzi visits the universe of his bestselling novel The Android's Dream for this exclusive short story, featuring fan favorite character Judge Nugan Bufan Sn -- a brilliant alien jurist whose misanthropy and lack of social graces is matched only by his futile, unrequited for the game of golf. When he hits the links at the abysmal...
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The God Engines
by John Scalzi
Captain Ean Tephe is a man of faith, whose allegiance to his lord and to his ship is uncontested. The Bishopry Militant knows this -- and so, when it needs a ship and crew to undertake a secret, sacred mission to a hidden land, Tephe is the captain to whom the task is given.Tephe knows from that the start that his mission will be a test...
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Categories: All Fantasy; Bestsellers
The Tale of the Wicked
by John Scalzi
Captain Michael Obwije of the Confederation Armed Forces has been hunting a Tarin battle cruiser in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse. But when he orders his own ship in for the killing blow, the hot pursuit turns into a potentially more dangerous situation. One with implications for the entire Confederation.
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The Human Division #12: The Gentle Art of Cracking Heads
by John Scalzi
The twelfth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War . Beginning on January 15, 2013, a new episode of The Human Division will appear in e-book form every Tuesday. United States Diplomat Danielle Lowen was there when one of her fellow diplomats committed...
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An Election
by John Scalzi
When his city council representative is hit by a bus, David Sawyer decides to run for the newly-vacated seat. One problem: He's a human in an alien-majority district that hasn't voted in a human in half a century. Can Sawyer pull it off in a race that includes a politically smooth, physically gelatinous front runner, a carnivore whose...
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The Human Division #8: The Sound of Rebellion
by John Scalzi
The eighth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War . Beginning on January 15, 2013, a new episode of The Human Division will appear in e-book form every Tuesday. The Colonial Defense Forces usually protect humanity from alien attack, but now the...
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The Human Division #4: A Voice in the Wilderness
by John Scalzi
The fourth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15, 2013, a new episode of The Human Division will appear in e-book form every Tuesday.Albert Birnbaum was once one of the biggest political talk show hosts around, but these days he's...
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The Human Division #6: The Back Channel
by John Scalzi
The sixth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15, 2013, a new episode of The Human Division will appear in e-book form every Tuesday.The Conclave is a confederation of four hundred alien races—many of whom would like to see the...
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The Human Division #5: Tales From the Clarke
by John Scalzi
The fifth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War . Beginning on January 15, 2013, a new episode of The Human Division will appear in e-book form every Tuesday. Captain Sophia Coloma of the Clarke has a simple task: Ferry around representatives from...
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Muse of Fire
by John Scalzi
Ben Patton is a genuis, a mathematician and a man on the verge of a scientific discovery that could change the world -- if the math he's invented for it works. Ben's secret to his success: A muse, Hestia, who helps him, cares for him and in many ways is the love of his life, as muses so often are for those they inspire. Hestia is Ben's...
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The Human Division #9: The Observers
by John Scalzi
The ninth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War . Beginning on January 15, 2013, a new episode of The Human Division will appear in e-book form every Tuesday. In an effort to improve relations with the Earth, the Colonial Union has invited a...
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The Human Division #1: The B-Team
by John Scalzi
The opening episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15, 2013, a new episode of The Human Division will appear in e-book form every Tuesday.Colonial Union Ambassador Ode Abumwe and her team are used to life on the lower end of the...
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The Human Division #3: We Only Need the Heads
by John Scalzi
The third episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War . Beginning on January 15, 2013, a new episode of The Human Division will appear in e-book form every Tuesday. CDF Lieutenant Harry Wilson has been loaned out to a CDF platoon tasked with secretly...
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After the Coup: A Tor.Com Original (Old Man's War)
by John Scalzi
In a universe of harsh interstellar conflict, the practice of interspecies diplomacy—when possible—is important. So being a Colonial Union officer attached to an interplanetary diplomatic mission sometimes means taking a fall. Literally.John Scalzi's Old Man's War was one of the most popular SF debut novels of the last decade; its...
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The Human Division #10: This Must Be the Place
by John Scalzi
The tenth episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War. Beginning on January 15, 2013, a new episode of The Human Division will appear in e-book form every Tuesday. Colonial Union diplomat Hart Schmidt is back home for Harvest Day celebrations—to a family whose...
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Shadow War of the Night Dragons, Book One: The Dead City: Prologue: A Tor.com Original
by John Scalzi
Old Man's War author John Scalzi's sendup of the heroic fantasy genre, now a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Short Story.
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Categories: All Fantasy
Metatropolis: Original Science Fiction Stories in a Shared Future
by John Scalzi
Five original tales set in a shared urban future—from some of the hottest young writers in modern SFA strange man comes to an even stranger encampment...a bouncer becomes the linchpin of an unexpected urban movement...a courier on the run has to decide who to trust in a dangerous city...a slacker in a "zero-footprint" town gets a most...
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The Human Division #2: Walk the Plank
by John Scalzi
The second episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War . Beginning on January 15, 2013, a new episode of The Human Division will appear in e-book form every Tuesday. Wildcat colonies are illegal, unauthorized and secret—so when an injured stranger shows up...
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The Human Division #13: Earth Below, Sky Above
by John Scalzi
The final episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War . Beginning on January 15, 2013, a new episode of The Human Division will appear in e-book form every Tuesday. At last, the Earth and the Colonial Union have begun formal discussions about their...
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The Human Division #7: The Dog King
by John Scalzi
The seventh episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War . Beginning on January 15, 2013, a new episode of The Human Division will appear in e-book form every Tuesday. CDF Lieutenant Harry Wilson has one simple task: Watch an ambassador's dog while the...
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The President's Brain is Missing: A Tor.Com Original
by John Scalzi
The question is, how can you tell the President's brain is missing? And are we sure we need it back?At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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The Human Division #11: A Problem of Proportion
by John Scalzi
The eleventh episode of The Human Division, John Scalzi's new thirteen-episode novel in the world of his bestselling Old Man's War . Beginning on January 15, 2013, a new episode of The Human Division will appear in e-book form every Tuesday. A secret backdoor meeting between Ambassador Ode Abumwe and the Conclave's Hafte Sorvalh...
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Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded: A Decade of Whatever, 1998-2008
by John Scalzi
On September 13, 1998, John Scalzi sat down in front of his computer to write the first entry in his blog Whatever --and changed the history of the Internet as we know it today. What, you're not swallowing that one? Okay, fine: He started writing Whatever and amused about 15 people that first day. If that many. But he kept at it...
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Categories: Unknown
How I Proposed to My Wife: An Alien Sex Story
by John Scalzi
Everyone wants to know how I proposed to Claire. Well, it’s complicated...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica
The Mallet of Loving Correction
by John Scalzi
'In a very real sense, Whatever is my life's work; it's fifteen years (so far) of me thinking about what's going on in my life and in my world.' --John Scalzi What sort of idiot spends fifteen years writing a blog? New York Times Bestselling author John Scalzi is that sort of idiot. And in those fifteen years the blog he's written...
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Categories: All Humor; All Science Fiction
You're Not Fooling Anyone When You Take Your Laptop to a Coffee Shop: Scalzi on Writing
by John Scalzi
There are books which claim to teach you how to write. This book is about the writing life: The business of writing. The day-to-day existence of a professional writer. The ways writers interact with other writers. The things writers do to help themselves out -- and the things they do to trip themselves up. Which is to say: This book is...
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Categories: Writing and Publishing
The End of All Things #1: The Life of the Mind: The End of All Things
by John Scalzi
A down-on-his-luck Colonial Union starship pilot finds himself pressed into serving a harsh master-in a mission against the CU. But his kidnappers may have underestimated his knowledge of the ship that they have, quite literally, bound him to piloting. Part One of the four parts of The End of All Things, John Scalzi's conclusion to the...
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The Collapsing Empire (The Interdependency)
by John Scalzi
*2018 HUGO AWARD FINALIST FOR BEST NOVEL CATEGORY**2018 LOCUS AWARD FINALIST FOR BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL CATEGORY*“John Scalzi is the most entertaining, accessible writer working in SF today.” —Joe Hill, author of The FiremanThe first novel of a new space-opera sequence set in an all-new universe by the Hugo Award-winning, New...
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Old Man's War Boxed Set I: Old Man's War, The Ghost Brigades, The Last Colony
by John Scalzi
This discounted ebundle includes: Old Man's War, The Ghost Brigades, The Last ColonyNew York Times bestselling author John Scalzi takes you on an epic romp of galactic conquest and exploration, with some laughs along the way."Gripping and surpassingly original." —Cory DoctorowEarth itself is a backwater. The bulk of humanity's...
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Miniatures: The Very Short Fiction of John Scalzi
by John Scalzi
The ex-planet Pluto has a few choice words about being thrown out of the solar system. A listing of alternate histories tells you all the various ways Hitler has died. A lawyer sues an interplanetary union for dangerous working conditions. And four artificial intelligences explain, in increasingly worrying detail, how they plan not to...
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The Dispatcher
by John Scalzi
One day, not long from now, it becomes almost impossible to murder anyone—999 times out of a thousand, anyone who is intentionally killed comes back. How? We don’t know. But it changes everything: war, crime, daily life. Tony Valdez is a Dispatcher—a licensed, bonded professional whose job is to humanely dispatch those whose...
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The End of All Things #2: This Hollow Union: The End of All Things
by John Scalzi
Desperate times call for desperate measures. And for the multi-species Conclave, desperate times have arrived. Faced with the prospect of major planets and species leaving the alliance, the Conclave's leadership has just a few cards left to play...to unpredictable effect. Part Two of the four parts of The End of All Things, John...
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Categories: All Science Fiction
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