Farmer in the Sky (Heinlein's Juveniles, #4)

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AuthorRoger Zelazny
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AuthorIsaac Asimov
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AuthorJames Blish
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AuthorMark Clifton
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Bossy was right. Always. Invariably. She was limited only in that she had to have facts -- not assumptions -- with which to work. Given those facts, her conclusions and predictions were inevitably correct.

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AuthorAlan Dean Foster
ISBN0345324498
One man in the Universe holds the key to the mystery of Flinx’s past–and that man is trying to kill him!

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AuthorArthur C. Clarke
ISBN0451098234
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AuthorAlexei Panshin
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AuthorPhilip José Farmer
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It is capable of alaraf drive: instantaneous travel between two points of space. Three of these special ships were built to explore and make contact with the many sentient races inhabiting the universe. Suddenly, one of the ships mysteriously disappears. And then it is discovered that an unidentifiable...
AuthorClifford D. Simak
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AuthorJerry Pournelle
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AuthorFrederik Pohl
Mars was harsh and unforgiving, but for the colonists who called it home, its future was as bright as the comets that hung in the night sky, for locked in those icy bodies were the water and gases that would make Mars live again, mined from the vast Oort Cloud beyond Pluto. Young Dekker DeWoe yearned to become...
AuthorJames P. Hogan
ISBN0743435974
In an America becoming repressive in the face of world tensions, Brad Clifford, a young mathematical physicist, had been virtually drafted from academia to work on defense projects. But Brad's true dedication was to bring about the unification of all fields and forces, and his theory was too wild for...
Man-Kzin Wars 11
AuthorLarry Niven
ISBN1416521488
I started this series WAY back in the beginning(60's or 70's I think) but never finished. I wanted to start over but Kindle doesnt have all of them transcribed yet I guess. I was a bit lost because of forgetting a lot of the background and jumping back in the middle of things. There are many authors I like,...
AuthorTimothy Zahn
ISBN1416520651
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AuthorE.E. "Doc" Smith
ISBN0803293038
In this exhilarating sequel to The Skylark of Space, momentous danger again stalks genius inventor and interplanetary adventurer Dr. Richard Seaton. Seaton’s allies on the planet Kondal are suffering devastating attacks by the forces of the Third Planet. Even worse, the menacing and contemptuous...
AuthorEric Flint
ISBN0743435656
Although I enjoyed this fifth book in the Belisarius series, I found it to be a little slower than the previous four. It’s difficult for me to pinpoint why, but I can think of three factors that probably contributed to it:

1. I’m not sure if this is quantitatively true, but it seemed like there...
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