Recommended Books for Teens

Recommended Books for Teens

Recommended books for teens: Out of millions of books, these are my personal favorites–books that captivate interest and will nurture a love of reading.

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Larry Niven on Hard Sci-Fi

Larry Niven shares insights on writing hard sci-fi in this rare author interview.

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40 Years of Battlefield Earth. Why is it a Classic Sci-Fi Novel?

Grant Bremner, science fiction author and life-long fan of the genre, on why Battlefield Earth stands among the best classic sci-fi novels.

Sci-Fi Weaponry

Sci-Fi Weaponry: Laser Guns to Planet Busters—How do they measure up?

From laser guns to vaporizing a planet, the best sci-fi books have awesome weapons. And as technology develops, so will our ability to dish out damage.

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An Interview with Academy Award Winner Roger Christian on the Making of Battlefield Earth the Movie

Academy Award Winner Roger Christian on the Making of the Battlefield Earth movie.

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Science Fiction Classic Books, Foundation and Battlefield Earth

With the new Apple TV series for the Foundation coming out, I dug into what makes must-read classic science fiction, using Battlefield Earth and Foundation.

Creating SF Cult Classics

The Irony of Negative Reviews: Creating SF Cult Classics

How movies that were critically reviewed upon release have become cult classics, such as “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “Blade Runner” or “Battlefield Earth.”

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Cameras of Future Past

Science fiction has pushed technology to reach the impossible. Sci-fi cameras are at the forefront with 45% of the world’s population owning one—don’t you?

Gift for Dad Who Wants Nothing

Gifts for a Dad Who Wants Nothing

With Father’s Day right around the corner, it can be especially tough to find gifts for a dad who wants nothing. If he is a reader, this is a sure winner.

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Was It a Mistake to Broadcast Earth Coordinates on Voyager?

Was it a mistake to put Earth’s coordinates on the space probes Voyager 1 and 2? According to the science fiction novel, Battlefield Earth, by L. Ron Hubbard, the answer is yes.