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Publication Order of Yesterday's Children/Star Wolf Books

Yesterday's Children / Star Hunt (1972)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Voyage of the Star Wolf (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Middle of Nowhere (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood and Fire (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The War Against the Chtorr Books

A Matter for Men (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Day for Damnation (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Rage for Revenge (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Season for Slaughter (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Method for Madness (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Trackers Books

Under the Eye of God (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Covenant of Justice (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Dingilliad / Starsiders Books

Jumping Off the Planet (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bouncing Off the Moon (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Leaping to the Stars (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hella (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Millenium Books

The Legacy of Lehr (By:Katherine Kurtz) (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chess With A Dragon (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Dark Traveling (By:Roger Zelazny) (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Project Pendulum (By:Robert Silverberg) (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Forever City (By:Richard A. Lupoff) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year of the Ransom (By:Poul Anderson) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Joe Gosh (By:Tom De Haven) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Place of Silver Silence (By:Ardath Mayhar) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Homecoming (By:Barry B. Longyear) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hong on the Range (By:William F. Wu) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sea of Grass Books

Child of Earth (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Child of Grass (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Flying Sorcerers (With: Larry Niven) (1970)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Space Skimmer (1972)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When HARLIE Was One (1972)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Man Who Folded Himself (1973)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Moonstar Odyssey (1977)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deathbeast (1978)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When H.A.R.L.I.E. Was One 2.0 (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Martian Child (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Afternoon with a Dead Bus (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jacob (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thirteen Fourteen Fifteen O'Clock (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

In the Deadlands (1972)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Martian Child (in F&SF) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In the Quake Zone (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Kennedy Enterprise (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Strange Disappearance And Equally Strange Reappearance Of David Gerrold (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thirteen O'Clock (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Wish for Smish (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chester (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dancer In The Dark (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Franz Kafka, Superhero! (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ganny Knits A Spaceship (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nowhere Man (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Seminar From Hell (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Two Meditations on King Kong (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crystallization (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Turtledome (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Digging in Gehenna (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Riding Janis (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Case Of The Green Carnation (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Night Train To Paris (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
fourteen o'clock (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bag Lady (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Finding Monstro (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Gathering (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

With a Finger in My I (1972)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alternate Gerrolds (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Involuntary Human (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fragments (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Read My Shorts (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Little Horrors (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Promise of Stars (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Entanglements and Terrors (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
G is for Gerrold (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Plays

Uncle Daddy Will Not Be Invited (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Smart Pop Books

Seven Seasons of Buffy: Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Discuss Their Favorite Television Show (By:Scott Westerfeld,Charlaine Harris,Chelsea Quinn Yarbro,Kevin Andrew Murphy,Christie Golden,Sherrilyn Kenyon,Nancy Holder,Lawrence Watt-Evans,David Brin,Jacqueline Lichtenberg,Jean Lorrah,Laura Resnick,Sarah Zettel,Nancy Kilpatrick,Michelle West,,,,,Roxanne Longstreet Conrad,Jennifer Crusie) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix (With: ) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Five Seasons of Angel: Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Discuss Their Favorite Vampire (By:Chelsea Quinn Yarbro,Peter S. Beagle,Laura Anne Gilman,Sherrilyn Kenyon,Nancy Holder,Jacqueline Lichtenberg,Jean Lorrah,Josepha Sherman,Laura Resnick,Michelle Sagara West,Candace Havens,,Steven Harper,,,Roxanne Longstreet Conrad,,Jennifer Crusie) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stepping through the Stargate: Science, Archaeology and the Military in Stargate SG1 (By:P.N. Elrod,Roxanne Conrad) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
What Would Sipowicz Do? Race, Rights and Redemption in NYPD Blue (By:) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Anthology at the End of the Universe: Leading Science Fiction Authors on Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (By:Stephen Baxter,John Shirley,,Lawrence Watt-Evans,Adam Roberts,Susan Sizemore,,Jacqueline Carey,Vox Day,Cory Doctorow,A.M. Dellamonica,,,,Maria Alexander) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Finding Serenity: Anti-heroes, Lost Shepherds and Space Hookers in Joss Whedon's Firefly (By:) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The War of the Worlds: Fresh Perspectives on the H. G. Wells Classic (By:Connie Willis,Mercedes Lackey,H.G. Wells,Mike Resnick,Stephen Baxter,Lawrence Watt-Evans) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Navigating the Golden Compass: Religion, Science & Daemonology in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials (By:) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alias Assumed: Sex, Lies And SD-6 (By:) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Farscape Forever! Sex, Drugs and Killer Muppets (By:) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flirting With Pride And Prejudice: Fresh Perspectives On The Original Chick Lit Masterpiece (By:,Jennifer Crusie) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revisiting Narnia: Fantasy, Myth and Religion in C. S. Lewis' Chronicles (By:) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
King Kong Is Back! An Unauthorized Look at One Humongous Ape! (By:David Brin) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Totally Charmed (By:Maggie Shayne,Rebecca York,Jody Lynn Nye,Evelyn Vaughn,Tanya Huff,Vera Nazarian,Jennifer Crusie) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mapping the World of Harry Potter (By:Mercedes Lackey) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Man from Krypton: A Closer Look at Superman (By:) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Star Wars on Trial (By:David Brin) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Battle for Azeroth (By:Bill Fawcett) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Getting Lost (By:Orson Scott Card) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Boarding the Enterprise (With: Robert J. Sawyer) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
James Bond in the 21st Century: Why We Still Need 007 (By:Leah Wilson) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Investigating CSI: Inside the Crime Labs of Las Vegas, Miami and New York (By:Leah Wilson) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
So Say We All: An Unauthorized Collection of Thoughts and Opinions on Battlestar Galactica (By:) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Earth's Last Days (By:Vox Day) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Literary Cash: Unauthorized Writings Inspired by the Legendary Johnny Cash (By:) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Webslinger: Unauthorized Essays On Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-man (By:Leah Wilson) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Halo Effect: An Unauthorized Look at the Most Successful Video Game of All Time (By:) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mind-Rain (By:Scott Westerfeld) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Serenity Found: More Unauthorized Essays on Joss Whedon's Firefly Universe (By:Alex Bledsoe) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Through the Wardrobe (By:Herbie Brennan) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A New Dawn: Your Favorite Authors on Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Series (By:Ellen Hopkins) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Secrets of the Dragon Riders: Your Favorite Authors on Christopher Paolini's Inheritance Cycle: Completely Unauthorized (By:) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Secrets of the Dragon Riders (By:) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
You Do Not Talk About Fight Club: I Am Jack's Completely Unauthorized Essay Collection (By:Chuck Palahniuk) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Trek: The Next Generation Episode Novelizations Books

Encounter at Farpoint (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unification (By:Jeri Taylor) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Relics (By:Michael Jan Friedman) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Descent (By:Diane Carey) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
All Good Things... (By:,Michael Jan Friedman) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Starcraft: Frontline Books

StarCraft: Frontline, Volume 2 (By:) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
StarCraft: Frontline, Volume 3 (By:) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
StarCraft: Frontline, Volume 4 (With: ) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of UFO Anthology Books

Unidentified Funny Objects (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 2 (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 3 (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Funny Science Fiction (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 4 (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Funny Fantasy (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 5 (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Funny Horror (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 6 (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 7 (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 8 (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anthology series.

Publication Order of Tales from the Crypt Graphic Novels Books

Tales from the Crypt #1: Ghouls Gone Wild (By:,Stefan Petrucha) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales from the Crypt #4: Crypt-Keeping It Real (By:Stefan Petrucha) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales from the Crypt #8: Diary of a Stinky Dead Kid (By:,John L. Lansdale,Stefan Petrucha) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales from the Crypt #7 (By:John L. Lansdale) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Trek Fotonovel Books

The City on the Edge of Forever (By:Harlan Ellison) (1977)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Trouble with Tribbles (1977)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
All Our Yesterdays (By:Jean Lissette Aroeste) (1978)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Taste of Armageddon (By:Robert Hamner,Gene L. Coon) (1978)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Metamorphosis (By:Gene L. Coon) (1978)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Galileo 7 (By:Oliver Crawford,S. Bar-David) (1978)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Piece of the Action (By:Gene L. Coon,David P. Harmon) (1978)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Day of the Dove (By:Jerome Bixby) (1978)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Amok Time (By:Theodore Sturgeon) (1978)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (By:Alan Dean Foster,,Richard J. Anobile) (1980)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan (By:Richard J. Anobile) (1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

The Book of Ellison(1978)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, September 1994(1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, December 1996(1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Elemental: The Tsunami Relief Anthology(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Boarding the Enterprise(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Babylon 5 Other Voices - Volume 1(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best Gay Stories 2011(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fourth Annual Collection(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Further Crossovers of Sherlock Holmes(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Galaxy’s Edge(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

David Gerrold

Jerrold David Friedman was born to a Jewish family in Chicago, Illinois on January 24, 1944. He went to Van Nuys High School and was in the first graduating class of Ulysses S. Grant High School. He writes under the name of David Gerrold and is a screenwriter and author, writing science fiction.

As a screenwriter, he contributed to the original “Star Trek”; most famously, the “Trouble With Tribbles” episode. After the success of this episode, he contributed scripts to other television shows like “Sliders”, “Land of the Lost”, “The Twilight Zone”, and “Babylon 5”.

As an author, he has written the “Star Wolf” series, “The Dingilliad” series, and “The War Against the Chtorr” books.

“When HARLIE Was One” was nominated for Best Novel by Nebula and Hugo Awards. “Jumping Off the Planet” was given the 2002 Hal Clement (a Young Adult Award). “The Martian Child” won both a Nebula and Hugo Awards for Best Novelette of the Year. It was adapted into a movie that starred John Cusack, Joan Cusack, and Amanda Peet.

“Jumping Off the Planet” is the first novel in the “Starsiders” series, which was released in the year 2000. A trip off to the Moon? That sounds like a great family vacation. Only for Charles “Chigger” Dingillian, thirteen years old, his family is far from perfect. His parents fight so often that they put the dis in dysfunctional. He and his brothers find themselves in the middle of a trip to the Moon, Chigger comes up with a plan. If their parents cannot figure out how to make things work, why not divorce them? It sounds crazy, yeah. Until it really works.

Charles as well as his brothers are each on their own. Their bid to have their freedom rams into a roadblock after Chigger thinks they are the targets of an interstellar manhunt. What could these major corporations want? Why? Their only hope is to actually jump off of the planet.

“Bouncing Off the Moon” is the second novel in the “Starsiders” series, which was released in the year 2001. Charles and his brothers were able to escape from Earth while it is close to global collapse and their bickering parents in a “divorce” at Geosynchronous Station. They find themselves all alone on the Moon and have few prospects available.

Worse, they are hunted by some ruthless interplanetary corporations who are willing to stop at nothing in order to get possession of a memory bar the kids smuggled on board. Will they make it all on their own? Who are they able to trust? Charles believed the Moon would be a new start for them. He is going to be lucky just to stay alive.

“Leaping to the Stars” is the third novel in the “Starsiders” series, which was released in the year 2002. After narrowly escaping death at the hands of some ruthless corporations who hunted him across the harsh lunar wasteland. Charles Dingillian is confronted with yet another fateful choice. Seeing as how he is no longer able to go back home to Earth, he and his brothers have to pick a new planet to call their home. Which one should they pick?

Charles has gotten a prototype HARLIE unit that is so state-of-the-art and revolutionary that corporations would be willing to do anything, even kill, to get it. Earth is in a state of meltdown, economically and socially speaking. The fight for domination between different rival corporations has just gone interplanetary. Charles and the HARLIE unit are able to escape capture on planet Earth, but the hunt gets more intense when they are found on the Moon. The stakes have just escalated to full on war. For Charles, everybody is his enemy and there is no one he can trust.

Freedom for Charles and his brothers means getting on a starship and going to Outbeyond, a colony. Here, they are going to use HARLIE to help construct a better world. Freedom does also mean exile. From his home and friends. From everything that he has ever known. Even a chance for a new start on an isolated planet after a critical malfunction with the HARLIE seems to threaten the integrity of his voyage. A faction of passengers on the Brightliner Cascade could pose a much greater risk. A risk that not even some intelligence as powerful as the HARLIE unit is able to avert.

“Voyage of the Star Wolf” is the second novel in the “Star Wolf” series, which was released in the year 1990. Executive Officer Jonathan Thomas Korie along with the rest of the Alliance Liberty Ship LS-1187’s crew made the mistake of surviving an ambush by the Morthan Solidarity. The attack came with no warning, devastating the Alliance fleet. Although the Alliance’s tech was more advanced, the Morthans (a Militaristic culture of bioegineered superhumans) were great strategists and destroyers just like their Dragon Lord were equipped with far more firepower than any of the Alliance vessels.

With his Captain lying dead, his ship just barely able to function, Korie and his crew make their way home, slowly. The Alliance needed somebody to pin the blame on and LS-1187 fit that bill. They are treated like Jonahs, rather than heroes.

The LS-1187 gets consigned to dry dock to get repaired, and the crew appears to have been forgotten by the top Alliance officials. Captain Hardesty comes on board and it all changes.

His reputation as the most terrifying and toughest warhorse in the whole military was an understatement. He, along with his new senior officers, could still prove to be what the LS-1187 needed. Hardesty is only interested in turning the wreck of a ship back into a working warship that is manned by a crew capable of performing at his rather inhumanly standard.

As executive Officer, Korie winds up being Hardesty’s main target, something that makes him feel if he is able to survive Hardesty, then he can survive anything. The Alliance, as well as the Morthans, would quickly give him the chance to figure out if he is right.

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