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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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Neverworld Wake
The Book of M
Trail of Lightning (The Sixth World, #1)
The Anomaly
The Freeze-Frame Revolution
A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe (The Salvagers, #1)
Summerland
A Study in Emerald
An Ocean of Minutes
Fugitive Six (Lorien Legacies Reborn #2)
Revenant Gun (The Machineries of Empire, #3)
Dogs of War
Adrift
The Darwin Variant
The Completionist

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