Book Reviews: Fiction

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Category: Fiction Reviewed by: Marianne Dyson Title: On the Shores of Titan’s Farthest Sea: A Scientific Novel Author: Michael Carroll NSS Amazon link for this

Category: Fiction Reviewed by: Robert A. Lee Title: Seveneves Author: Neal Stephenson NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Hardcover/Kindle/Audible Pages: 880 Publisher: William Morrow

Category: Fiction Reviewed by: Gerald W. Driggers Title: Life on Mars: Tales from the New Frontier Editor: Jonathan Strahan NSS Amazon link for this book

Category: Fiction Reviewed by: Robert A. Lee Title: Dark Eden Author: Chris Beckett NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Hardcover/Paperback/Kindle/Audible Pages: 448 Publisher: Broadway Books Date: January

Category: Fiction Reviewed by: Gerald W. Driggers Title: The Mars Imperative: Book One of the Imperative Chronicles Author: Mark Terence Chapman NSS Amazon link for

Category: Fiction Reviewed by: Robert A. Lee Title: The Earth-Mars Chronicles Vol. 2: Home for Humanity Author: Gerald W. Driggers NSS Amazon link for this

Category: Fiction Reviewed by: Marianne Dyson Title: Energized Author: Edward M. Lerner NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Hardcover/Paperback/Kindle Pages: 336 Publisher: Tor Date:

Category: Fiction Reviewed by: Charlene Brusso From Ad Astra Fall 2014 Title: The Martian Author: Andy Weir NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Hardcover/Paperback/Kindle/Audio

Category: Fiction Reviewed by: Marianne Dyson Title: Rescue Mode Author: Ben Bova and Les Johnson NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Hardcover/Kindle Pages: 421

Category: Fiction Reviewed by: Susan Raizer Title: The Quantum Thief Author: Hannu Rajaniemi NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Hardcover/Paperback/Kindle/Audible Pages: 331 Publisher: Tom

Category: Fiction Reviewed by: Robert A. Lee Title: Pillar to the Sky Author: William R. Forstchen NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Hardcover/Paperback/Kindle/Audible Pages:

Category: Fiction Reviewed by: Marianne Dyson Title: The Attempt (The Martian Manifesto Book One) Author: Bob Lee NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Paperback/Kindle

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