Betty’s Picks for Wednesday, October 15th

Today’s daily picks. Please be sure to double check the pricing before using the “buy” link, especially if this post is more than a day old. Listings switch back to regular pricing at the author’s discretion.


FireSeed_One

Young Adult Science Fiction
38 Reviews Avg Rating: 4.7 / 5.0

FIRESEED ONE
By Catherine Stine

Varik Teitur inherits a vast sea farm after the mysterious drowning of his marine biologist father. When a beautiful and shrewd terrorist tries to steal seed disks from the world’s food bank, Varik is forced to venture with her in search of Fireseed, a seemingly magical hybrid plant that may not even exist.

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The_Backworlds

Science Fiction-Space
137 Reviews Avg Rating: 3.8 / 5.0

THE BACKWORLDS
By M. Pax

After the war with the Foreworlders, Backworlders scatter across the remaining planets. Competition is fierce, and pickings are scant. Scant enough that Craze’s father decides to improve his fortunes by destroying his son. He tells his only boy their moon isn’t big enough for them both and gives Craze a ticket for the next transport leaving the space dock.

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Nefertitis_Heart

Steampunk Fantasy
133 Reviews Avg Rating: 4.5 / 5.0

NEFERTITI’S HEART
By A. W. Exley

London, 1861. Impoverished noble Cara has a simple mission after the strange death of her father – sell off his damned collection of priceless artifacts. Her plan goes awry when aristocratic beauties start dying of broken hearts, an eight inch long brass key hammered through their chests. A killer hunts amongst the nobility, searching for a regal beauty and an ancient Egyptian relic rumored to hold the key to immortality.

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Ethan_Wright_and_the_Silent_Curse

Young Adult Fantasy
95 Reviews Avg Rating: 4.4 / 5.0

ETHAN WRIGHT AND THE SILENT CURSE
By Kimbro West

An Oroborus is certainly a strange creature, but what happens if you’re bitten by one? After Ethan Wright gets tricked by an alchemist, he finds out what the magical creature is all about. A new world, sword duels and legendary creatures are all a day in the life of a skilled alchemist. But when the Curse of Silence ends, Ethan finds clues to the whereabouts of his missing twin brother while being hunted down by the great Stonewolf. He must learn the ways of alchemy or his journey will end in peril.

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The_Time_Machine

Classic Science Fiction
“Must-Read Literature”

THE TIME MACHINE
By H.G. Wells

The Time Traveller, a dreamer obsessed with traveling through time, builds himself a time machine and, much to his surprise, travels over 800,000 years into the future. He lands in the year 802701: the world has been transformed by a society living in apparent harmony and bliss, but as the Traveler stays in the future he discovers a hidden barbaric and depraved subterranean class. Wells’s transparent commentary on the capitalist society was an instant bestseller and launched the time-travel genre.

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