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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.

Science Fiction in the classroom

Can Sci Fi Novels Help Motivate STEM Learning?

Science fiction is often unfairly compared with fantasy books for educational uses. This is a weak analogy because the two genres are so very different. The two are only related in that they both fall under a larger genre known as speculative fiction and are found in the same section in bookstores.

Terl reading

Terl’s Back-to-School Reading List

We decided to approach Terl for his suggested back to school list of books to read, and we were surprised when he agreed to provide his list.

Dragon Con 2017

Dragon Con 2017 Here We Come

We are very excited to be heading back to Atlanta for Dragon Con 2017. In preparation for this and for the very BIG surprise we are bringing with us—quite in addition to the new mass market paperback release—we thought we would recap on last year’s event.

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?

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

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

Robots in sci fi

A Short History of the Birth of Sci Fi

Science fiction, also known as SF or sci-fi, is part of a larger genre within fiction known as speculative fiction. Speculative fiction not only includes science fiction, but also fantasy and horror as well.

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 …

Battlefield Earth audiobook 2017 Audie Finalist

L. Ron Hubbard’s Battlefield Earth Nominated for Audie Awards

It was announced by the Audio Publishers Association (APA) that the unabridged multicast audiobook for L. Ron Hubbard’s bestselling novel, Battlefield Earth has been nominated for two Audie Awards, the premiere competition for the audiobook industry….