Visit Mars for just $1.99 with this Nebula winner!

Visit Mars for just $1.99 with this Nebula winner!

Red Mars, by Kim Stanley Robinson

Can a small team of humanity’s finest terraform a planet? Or will their very humanity tear them apart? Arthur C. Clarke called this one “the best novel on the colonization of Mars that has ever been written.” We call it thrilling sci fi at an awesome price.

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Easily in our top ten favorite books ever, on sale for only $2.99!

Easily in our top ten favorite books ever, on sale for only $2.99!

Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card

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$2.99 Kindle Sale ($7.99)

Some days, we spend a lot of time searching through book deals (okay, okay… shopping) before we find the perfect one for the blog. But today, we found Ender’s Game about three seconds into our browsing, and that was it. No need to look any further. The writing is superb, but direct. (More like Hemingway than like Rothfuss, although Card loved Name of the Wind as much as we did.) It’s subtle, and it’s smart–profound, but never preachy.

The plot moves at a steady clip, but the character development is brilliant. In fact, Ender himself might be our favorite thing about it.

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