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Gift Ideas: Best Sci-Fi Book Recommendations

Finding the right books to read for an avid sci-fi reader can be tough. These gift ideas and book recommendations for the best sci-fi books take into account the variety of science fiction sub-genres and the master authors of the craft.
December 3, 2018/by Terl
astronaut on a red planet

Space Opera: 10 Best Books to Read

The science fiction sub-genre of Space Opera has not always been the most popular category in sci-fi books.
October 31, 2018/by Terl
1st Gneration iPods

Which Sci-Fi Books Inspired the Iconic Apple iPod, iPad and Earbuds?

Battlefield Earth: A return to the Golden Age, written after the genre of science fiction had time to define itself.
October 29, 2018/by Terl
Battlefield Earth cover artwork

Military Science Fiction: Rayguns, Rocketships, and a Dash of Gold

Battlefield Earth: A return to the Golden Age, written after the genre of science fiction had time to define itself.
September 24, 2018/by Terl
I Don't See Any Aliens

I Don’t See Any Aliens

On February 14, 1990, as Voyager 1 was ready to leave the solar system, NASA turned the space probe around to take a photograph of planet Earth from a distance of 3.7 billion miles.
July 17, 2018/by Terl
Director Jim Meskimen with actors Larrs Jackson, Tamra Meskimen and Phil Proctor

How 1 Director and 66 Hollywood Actors Solved Your Summer Reading

Stories from the Golden Age, a line of 80 books and unabridged audiobooks containing 153 stories written by L. Ron Hubbard—considered by many to be America’s quintessential pulp fiction author during fiction’s Golden Age—is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
June 21, 2018/by Terl
Galaxies-feature

Will Aliens Look Like Us?

For all the discussion about UFOs and alien races, there frequently seems to be an understood agreement that alien life forms have to somehow look or be like us.
March 8, 2018/by Terl
Aliens invade Earth

Jim Marrs Discusses: Is Earth Prepared for an Alien Invasion?

The following article by Jim Marrs written for Galaxy Press addresses the issue of UFOs, aliens and alien invasion initially from the perspective of fiction literature and then from documented incidents.
February 28, 2018/by Terl
Girl on the street being asked if aliens are real.

Are Aliens Real: And Will They Be Good or Bad for Us?

We wanted to know what people on the street thought of the existence of alien life. So we interviewed public at a science fiction convention. See what they had to say.
February 21, 2018/by Terl
George Orwell

George Orwell: Visionary or Master Storyteller

This article by S.E. Smith is dedicated to George Orwell, one of the 88 writers listed in the dedication to Battlefield Earth by L. Ron Hubbard as that “merry crew of science fiction and fantasy writers of the thirties and forties—the Golden Age—who made science fiction and fantasy the respected and popular literary genres they have become today.”
December 23, 2017/by Terl
Papp Johnson as Terl. Photo by Dennys Ilic

The Psychlos of Battlefield Earth – Terl

“We think nothing of going into an area and taking out minerals at the expense of the plant and animal life. So what would it be like if an advanced race of aliens viewed the entire planet of Earth in the same way?
August 16, 2017/by Terl
Gregory Kenyon as Dunneldeen MacSwanson. Photo by Dennys Ilic.

The Children of Battlefield Earth – Dunneldeen MacSwanson

“It is also a story of superstition and fear and how it is overcome—by children.” — Rocky Mountain News interview with L. Ron Hubbard
August 15, 2017/by Terl
Pia Lamberg as Chrissie, photo by Dennys Ilic

The Children of Battlefield Earth – Chrissie

“It is also a story of superstition and fear and how it is overcome—by children.” — Rocky Mountain News interview with L. Ron Hubbard
August 10, 2017/by Terl
Aaron Groben as Jonnie. Photograph by Dennys Ilic.

The Children of Battlefield Earth – Jonnie Goodboy Tyler

“In Battlefield Earth, I present a situation where mankind has almost been wiped from the face of the Earth by advanced technology and is now imprisoned not so much by the aliens who dominate the planet but by superstition…."
August 8, 2017/by Terl

Battlefield Earth – Epic

Epic in its current use seems to mean a sort of meld of awesome (i.e., neat-o) and outstanding. Epic: "telling a story about a hero or about exciting events or adventures very great" or "large and usually difficult or impressive" This is the meaning that was in my mind after reading Battlefield Earth.
July 3, 2017/by Terl
10 Great Science Fiction Books No SF Fan Should Miss Out On

10 Great Science Fiction Books No SF Fan Should Miss Out On

Our original thought was to title this blog post “the 10 Greatest Science Fiction Books.” But that sounded too definitive, as there are dozens if not hundreds of SF books that one could argue should make that list. So instead, here are 10 SF books we say are great and that every science fiction reader should not miss...
June 6, 2017/by Terl
Diego Martinez at the L. Ron Hubbard Library in Hollywood

Diego Martinez – Not Your Typical Science Teacher

Diego Martinez is not your typical science teacher. While he has all the basics to teach, such as a BA in Chemistry and Secondary Education, it’s his passion for ...
April 19, 2017/by Terl
2016-bestseller

2016 and the Rebirth of Battlefield Earth as a Bestseller

In 1982, to celebrate his 50th anniversary as a writer, L. Ron Hubbard published his epic SF novel Battlefield Earth, which spent 8 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and has sold more than 4 million copies.
December 28, 2016/by asiadmin
Jim Marrs

Is Earth Prepared for an Alien Invasion?

Some believe the battle for Earth has already begun. Long before the days of the Apollo moon landings and private corporations sending satellites into space, some far-sighted writers envisioned an invasion of our planet by beings from other worlds.
October 17, 2016/by asiadmin
Phil Proctor Spotlight

Spotlight on Battlefield Earth voice actor Phil Proctor

Today we are interviewing Phil Proctor, an internationally known actor, singer, writer, composer, director and producer.
October 10, 2016/by asiadmin
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Artificial Life: Science Fiction or Science Fact?

Creating life – “artificial life” – from nonlife is a popular SF theme.
October 4, 2016/by asiadmin
Space ship above Earth

L. Ron Hubbard Predicted the Kindle–Nearly 25 Years Before Its Invention

In Battlefield Earth, which was first published in 1982, the evil Psychlo Terl gives the book’s hero, Jonnie Goodboy Tyler, a “learning machine.” The user places disks on various subjects onto a rod on top of the machine–similar to putting a CD in a boom box ...
September 26, 2016/by Terl
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UFO Invited to Earth—With Dire Consequences—in Classic L. Ron Hubbard Novel

UFOs have been prominently featured in science fiction for well over a century. And naturally, L. Ron Hubbard got in on the action in his epic SF space opera Battlefield Earth.
September 19, 2016/by asiadmin
robots with brain implants

Brain Implants: From Science Fiction to Science Fact

In Battlefield Earth, which was first published in 1982, the evil Psychlo Terl gives the book’s hero, Jonnie Goodboy Tyler, a “learning machine.” The user places disks on various subjects onto a rod on top of the machine–similar to putting a CD in a boom box ...
September 9, 2016/by asiadmin
Dragon Con 2016 Parade

Battlefield Earth Comes to Life at Dragon Con 2016

“Battlefield Earth“ by L. Ron Hubbard came to life at Dragon Con 2016 with Terl and the story's heroes making special guest appearances
September 7, 2016/by asiadmin
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Mega-Best-Selling Author Reveals Secret of Getting Started as a Writer

A newspaper reporter once asked New York Times bestselling author L. Ron Hubbard if he had any advice for budding writers.
August 23, 2016/by asiadmin
crowd looking at aliens

Do Aliens Exist? Friend or Foe?

Galaxy Press attended the San Diego Comic-Con and polled attendees to get answers to questions about aliens. The answers are as varied and entertaining as the people giving them.
August 10, 2016/by asiadmin
Hello from the children of planet earth

WILL IT REALLY BE A BATTLEFIELD EARTH?

We asked bestselling science fiction author who recently penned the Ancient Aliens video game for the History Channel, Steven-Elliot Altman about extra terrestrials.
July 26, 2016/by asiadmin
Declaration of Peace

Declaration of Peace

In 1980, in celebration of his 50th anniversary as a professional writer, L. Ron Hubbard returned to fiction and completed one of the biggest and most popular science fiction novels ever published: Battlefield Earth. After completing Battlefield Earth he wrote the music and lyrics for an accompanying album—the first soundtrack ever composed for a book.
December 22, 2015/by Terl