Buyer’s Guide

Equipping you to become a true science fiction collector.

ZTE to Announce First Gigabit Handset at MWC

Susan Fourtané
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The Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 will take place from February 27th to March 2nd in Barcelona, Spain. The topic of this year will be: The Next Element. The agenda is already packed with must-atten...

Best Shows About Earth

Stephanie Gladwell
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There’s no doubt that there’s a lot to explore about planet Earth, and with television, there are plenty of shows about Earth that do just that. Whether we’re exploring geography, geology, or animal l...

Float Down the Stream of Consciousness

Joseph Ferguson
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On a planet with two moons far in our future, not much has changed. Poverty and political corruption are rampant, religious discord still divides humanity, and immigrants seeking a better life are fea...

Legendary Books by Scientists

R Romero
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Some of the most readily available sources of knowledge are books by scientists. The writers of these books can utilize their own experiences to better illustrate the process of experimentation and re...

Young Adult Sci-Fi Books

James Lizowski
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Science fiction has been a favorite genre for a very loyal group of fans, old and new, for an incredibly long time. And while you may have started reading it young, many children might not be drawn to...

Universe Hunting

Joshua Sky
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A big part of collecting science fiction novels is the thrill of the hunt. The fact that the books aren't always easy to find adds a game element to discovering and buying them. It can be quite satisf...

Most Unnecessary 'Star Wars' Gifts Every Fan Needs

James Lizowski
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These are the gifts you're looking for. Some Star Wars gifts may seem unnecessary to those who aren't true fans, but every real Jedi needs these items. The best unnecessary Star Wars gifts will please...

'Star Wars' Inspired Winter Clothing

Stephen Hamilton
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Why wear the same old thing when you can deck yourself out in Star Wars inspired winter clothing? Ditch the gray scarf, itchy sweater, and that old, ratty long sleeve shirt for something Luke and Leia...

Best Soft Sci-Fi Books

Stephanie Gladwell
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Soft sci-fi books form a treasure trove of ideas combining imagined scientific scenarios, future technologies, and the progression of human society in accordance with these elements. Instead of delvin...

Top Dying Earth Science Fiction Books

Stephanie Gladwell
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A sub-genre of both fantasy and science fiction, the concept of a dying earth has been around for a while. Though its first origins remount back to the Romantic Era, its true shape took form much more...

Top Science Fiction Board Games

Stephen Hamilton
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We’re living in the midst of a science fiction board game Renaissance. Gone are the days where we were forced to choose between the bland (or nonexistent) settings of Monopoly, Sorry, or Clue. Now the...

Top Space Colonization Books

James Lizowski
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As science continues to push the boundaries of humanity, space colonization books continue to usher in fascinating stories about the possibilities of human life beyond Earth. Back then, it seemed impo...

Obscure Sci-Fi Movies

Stephanie Gladwell
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Obscure sci-fi movies always make for an interesting watch just because of the ideas they play with. While there are indeed sci-fi films that garner both box office and critical success, such as Arriv...

Best 'Star Wars' Board Games

James Lizowski
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Whether you’re a die-hard fan of the original trilogy, have caught the Star Wars bug after the release of A New Hope and Rogue One, or even have a soft spot for the prequels, we’re sure that the best ...

Intriguing Alternate History Books

Stephen Hamilton
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Alternate history books (AH to those in the know) speculate as to what might happen if key real world historical events occurred differently. They can, but don’t necessarily, involve speculative ficti...

Must Read Cyberpunk Books

Stephanie Gladwell
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Cyberpunk books are a distinctive cross-section of sci-fi narratives typically taking place in dystopian, near future settings, and featuring high-tech post-industrial societies, contrasted against a ...