Fledgling: A Novel

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Seven Stories Press #ad - Fledgling is a captivating novel that tests the limits of "otherness" and questions what it means to be truly human. Forced to discover what she can about her stolen former life, she must at the same time learn who wanted—and still wants—to destroy her and those she cares for, and how she can save herself.

Fledgling: A Novel #ad - Fledgling, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly un-human needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: she is in fact a genetically modified, Octavia Butler’s last novel, 53-year-old vampire.

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Bloodchild: And Other Stories

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Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy #ad - Butler including rare images from the author’s estate.  . The evening and the morning and the Night, ” another esteemed title in this collection, is a Nebula Award finalist. In these pages, butler shows us life on Earth and amongst the stars, telling her tales with characteristic imagination and clarity.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Octavia E. Six extraordinary stories from the author of Kindred, a master of modern science fiction—including a Hugo and Nebula award–winning novella. Butler’s classic “bloodchild, ” winner of both the Nebula and Hugo awards, anchors this collection of incomparable stories and essays.

Bloodchild: And Other Stories #ad - Also included is the hugo award–winning “Speech Sounds, ” about a near future in which humans must adapt after an apocalyptic event robs them of their ability to speak. Octavia E. Bloodchild” is set on a distant planet where human children spend their lives preparing to become hosts for the offspring of the alien Tlic.

Sometimes the procedure is harmless, but often it is not.

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Seed to Harvest: The Complete Patternist Series The Patternist Series

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Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy #ad - The other is doro, a malevolent despot who has mastered the power of stealing the bodies of others when his wears out. Butler tells the classic story that began her legendary career: a mythic tale of the transformation of civilization. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Octavia E. Anyanwu is a healer, a three-hundred-year-old woman who uses her wisdom to help those around her.

The complete patternist series—the acclaimed science fiction epic of a world transformed by a secret race of telepaths and their devastating rise to power. He succeeds beyond his wildest dreams, splitting the human race down the middle and establishing a new world order dominated by the most manipulative minds on Earth.

Seed to Harvest: The Complete Patternist Series The Patternist Series #ad - In these four novels, award-winning author Octavia E. Butler including rare images from the author’s estate. In the late seventeenth century, two immortals meet in an African forest. Together they will change the world. Over the next three centuries, Doro mounts a colossal selective breeding project, attempting to create a master race of telepaths.

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Kindred

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Beacon Press #ad - Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, more arduous, long before it has a chance to begin.

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Unexpected Stories

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Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy #ad - Harlan ellison and Dangerous Visions are registered trademarks of the Kilimanjaro Corporation. All rights reserved. The award-winning author of science fiction classics parable of the Sower and Kindred bestows these compelling, long lost gems “like the miraculous discovery that the beloved book you’ve read a dozen times has an extra chapter” Los Angeles Review of Books.

Butler, mentorship is a rocky path, and every lesson comes at a price. The novella “a necessary Being” showcases Octavia E. As her warriors sharpen their weapons, Tahneh must choose between imprisoning the newcomer—and living the rest of her life alone. An npr books great read: two never-before-published stories from the archives of one of science fiction’s all-time masters.

Unexpected Stories #ad - The second story in this volume, “childfinder, ” was commissioned by Harlan Ellison for his legendary and never-published anthology The Last Dangerous Visions™. When her father dies, tahneh steps into his place, both chief and prisoner, and for twenty years has ruled without ever meeting another of her kind.

She bears her loneliness privately until the day that a Hao youth is spotted wandering into her territory. A disaffected telepath connects with a young girl in a desperate attempt to help her harness her growing powers. But in the richly evocative fiction of Octavia E. Butler’s ability to create alien yet fully believable “others.

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Lilith's Brood: The Complete Xenogenesis Trilogy The Xenogenesis Trilogy

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Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy #ad - The newest stage in human evolution begins in outer space. Survivors of a cataclysmic nuclear war awake to find themselves being studied by the Oankali, tentacle-covered galactic travelers whose benevolent appearance hides their surprising plan for the future of mankind. The human species inevitably expands into something stranger, stronger, and undeniably alien.

From hugo and nebula award–winning author octavia butler, Lilith’s Brood is both a thrilling, epic adventure of man’s struggle to survive after Earth’s destruction, and a provocative meditation on what it means to be human. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Octavia E. The complete series about an alien species that could save humanity after nuclear apocalypse—or destroy it—from “one of science fiction’s finest writers” The New York Times.

Lilith's Brood: The Complete Xenogenesis Trilogy The Xenogenesis Trilogy #ad - Some people resist, forming pocket communities of purebred rebellion, but many realize they have no choice. Butler including rare images from the author’s estate. The oankali arrive not just to save humanity, but to bond with it—crossbreeding to form a hybrid species that can survive in the place of its human forebears, who were so intent on self-destruction.

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Parable of the Talents

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Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy #ad - She fled the war zone for the hope of quiet and safety in the north. There she founded acorn, called Earthseed, a peaceful community based on a religion of her creation, whose central tenet is that God is change. Presidential candidate andrew Steele Jarret wins national fame by preaching a return to the values of the American golden age.

Acorn is beginning to thrive. But outside the tranquil group’s walls, America is changing for the worse. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Octavia E. Taking its place alongside margaret atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Butler’s eerily prophetic novel offers a terrifying vision of our potential future, but also one of hope.

Parable of the Talents #ad - Winner of the nebula award for best novel: the powerful and compelling sequel to the dystopian classic Parable of the Sower Lauren Olamina was only eighteen when her family was killed, and anarchy encroached on her Southern California home.  . To his marauding followers, who are identified by their crosses and black robes, this is a call to arms to end religious tolerance and racial equality—a brutal doctrine they enforce by machine gun.

And as this band of violent extremists sets its deadly sights on Earthseed, Acorn is plunged into a harrowing fight for its very survival. Five years later, Lauren has married a doctor and given birth to a daughter. Butler including rare images from the author’s estate.

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Earthseed: The Complete Series

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Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy #ad - But when the evil that has grown out of the ashes of human society destroys all she has built, the prophet is forced to choose between preserving her faith or her family.  . Octavia E. A multiple hugo and nebula Award winner’s powerful saga of survival and destiny in a near-future dystopian America. Parable of the talents: called to the new, hard truth of Earthseed, the small community of the dispossessed that now surrounds Lauren Olamina looks to her—their leader—for guidance.

Heading north with two young companions through an American wasteland, the courageous young woman faces dangers at every turn while spreading the word of a remarkable new religion that embraces survival and change. Stunningly prescient and breathtakingly relevant to our times, social inequality, this dark vision of a future America is a masterwork of powerful speculation that ushers us into a broken, dangerously divided world of bigotry, mob violence, and ultimately hope.

Butler’s brilliant two-volume Earthseed saga offers a startling vision of an all-too-possible tomorrow, in which walls offer no protection from a civilization gone mad. Parable of the sower: in the aftermath of worldwide ecological and economic apocalypse, minister’s daughter Lauren Oya Olamina escapes the slaughter that claims the lives of her family and nearly every other member of their gated California community.

Earthseed: The Complete Series #ad - The earthseed novels cement butler’s reputation as “one of the finest voices in fiction—period” TheWashington Post Book World. One of the world’s most respected authors of science fiction imagines an apocalyptic near-future Earth where a remarkable young woman discovers that her destiny calls her to try and change the world around her.

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Clay's Ark The Patternist Series Book 3

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Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy #ad - Butler’s groundbreaking and award-winning science fiction and dystopian novels have inspired generations of readers all over the world. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Octavia E. In a “haunting, compelling” near future, apocalyptic, one man and his daughters must stop an alien virus from becoming a deadly global epidemic Essence.

Warily, the doctor goes with them, not realizing that he has just taken the first step down a terrifying path that will consume his life. The gunmen take him deep into the desert, to a colony of people infected with a gruesome alien disease. Octavia E. It causes weakness, sallow skin, and birth defects so horrible that the children who suffer them cannot rightly be called human.

Clay's Ark The Patternist Series Book 3 #ad - The victims have quarantined themselves in the desert lest their illness spread and doom mankind. But as their willingness to accept isolation falters, Blake becomes the last hope for the survival of an uncontaminated Earth. At gunpoint, the marauders kidnap one of Blake’s children, promising to keep her safe in return for medical care.

Butler including rare images from the author’s estate. Blake maslin and his two daughters are driving to Flagstaff when bandits swarm their car.

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Patternmaster The Patternist Series Book 4

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Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy #ad - A psychic net hangs across the world, and only the Patternists can control it. To seize the throne he will have to coopt or kill every one of his siblings, and he will not shy from the task. Butler’s first published novel, Patternmaster launched the legendary career of a visionary, award-winning writer.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Octavia E. Ruling them all is the patternmaster, a man of such psychic strength that he can influence the thoughts of all those around him. But when one brother takes refuge among the savages, a battle ensues that will change the destiny of every being on the planet.

Patternmaster The Patternist Series Book 4 #ad - Octavia E. A tyrant’s heirs battle to control the minds of every human on Earth in this thrilling finale of the Nebula Award–winning author’s epic Patternist saga. But he cannot stop death, and when he is gone, chaos will reign. The patternmaster has hundreds of children, but only one of them—Coransee—has ambition to match his father’s.

They use their telepathic powers to enslave lesser life forms, half-human creatures who rage outside their walls, to do battle with the diseased, and, sometimes, to fight amongst themselves. Butler including rare images from the author’s estate.

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Mind of My Mind The Patternist Series Book 2

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Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy #ad - She challenges him to a psychic war, battling to free her people and set a new course for mankind. Most of his attempts have resulted in volatile mutations, but Mary—whom he has raised in the rough part of a Southern California town—is the closest he has come to perfection. And when she learns of her father’s plans for her, she refuses to acquiesce.

Butler including rare images from the author’s estate. The baby’s name is Mary, and her father is immortal. If he doesn’t handle her carefully, this greatest experiment will be his last. As mary comes of age, she begins to grow aware of her psychic powers. From “one of science fiction’s finest writers”: A young woman with tremendous psychic power battles to set a new course for mankind The New York Times.

Mind of My Mind The Patternist Series Book 2 #ad - Multiple nebula and hugo award–winning author Octavia Butler’s epic and thought-provoking Patternist series has fascinated generations of readers, exploring the effects of power and what it means to be human. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Octavia E. For thousands of years he has orchestrated a selective breeding project, attempting to create a master race capable of controlling others through thought.

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