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Nonviolent sff: where is it?

Please recommend to me any science fiction/fantasy novels (maybe TV shows as well) that are well written, interesting, and essentially nonviolent. "Completely violence-free" isn't necessary. I'm particularly looking for novels aimed at adults that don't rely on combat scenes to advance the narrative, generate/resolve tension, or provide Crowning Moments of Awesome.* [more inside]
posted by wintersweet on Jun 17, 2014 - 41 answers

Recent Entry-Level Science Fiction

In search of accessible contemporary SF—help! [more inside]
posted by xenization on Oct 22, 2013 - 24 answers

Great "fun" science fiction novels? (Think: Ready Player One)

What are some great "fun" science fiction novels? (Think: Ready Player One) [more inside]
posted by petah on Jul 8, 2012 - 27 answers

Help me find the best strange science fiction novels.

Help me find more speculative/science fiction novels like Geoff Ryman's The Child Garden and Michael Swanwick's Stations of the Tide! [more inside]
posted by overglow on Apr 20, 2012 - 10 answers

your head will collapse but there's nothing in it

I'm suddenly very interested in stories, novels, films, music, poems, and comics/graphic narratives that take insanity, altered states of consciousness, and/or terminal illness as a primary theme. My general preference is for science fiction and speculative fiction, but suggestions from other genres would be very good as well. [more inside]
posted by gerryblog on Nov 16, 2010 - 41 answers

Help me find sci-fi novels set in the near future


Help me find books like Cory Doctorow and Max Barry would write (and perhaps write them)... [more inside]
posted by metametababe on Oct 9, 2010 - 18 answers

SF/F books that feature lesbians as main characters?

Please help me find fantasy and science fiction books that feature lesbians as main characters. [more inside]
posted by kyrademon on Jul 12, 2010 - 43 answers

A Year of Reading Plague Novels

What are some good Science Fiction novels about plagues? Alternately, what are some good non-genre novels about plagues? [more inside]
posted by OmieWise on Feb 25, 2010 - 49 answers

Where's the sci-fi with actual characters?

What are some or how can one best find science-fiction novels that are good by general literary standards? [more inside]
posted by colinmarshall on Aug 18, 2009 - 75 answers

Recommendations for erotica

Recommendations for erotica [more inside]
posted by ninebelow on Aug 6, 2009 - 8 answers

Name some good Warhammer 40K novels.

I've just finished reading Let The Galaxy Burn, a collection of Warhammer 40k short stories, and I really liked it. What are some other good Warhammer 40k books? [more inside]
posted by thewittyname on Jun 9, 2009 - 11 answers

Looking for the name of a sci-fi book.

Looking for the name of a sci-fi book. Man is injected with a serum that causes him to shrink forever, eventually discovering there are universes smaller than atoms. [more inside]
posted by Gudlyf on Feb 7, 2008 - 9 answers

Asimov's Foundation Novels - What order?

Asimov's "Foundation" series: What's the correct order to read them? [more inside]
posted by punkrockrat on Oct 8, 2005 - 14 answers

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