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Publication Order of Crossfire Books

Crossfire (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crucible (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of David Brin's Out Of Time Books

Yanked! (With: David Brin) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tiger in the Sky (By:David Brin,Sheila Finch) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Game of Worlds (By:David Brin) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Archimedes Gambit (By:) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Probability Trilogy Books

Probability Moon (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Probability Sun (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Probability Space (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Robert Cavanaugh Genetic Thriller Books

Oaths And Miracles (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stinger (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sleepless Books

Beggars in Spain (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beggars and Choosers (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beggars Ride (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Yesterday's Kin Trilogy Books

Tomorrow's Kin (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
If Tomorrow Comes (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Terran Tomorrow (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Prince of Morning Bells (1981)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Golden Grove (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The White Pipes (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
An Alien Light (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Brain Rose (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Price of Oranges (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Maximum Light (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beaker's Dozen (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nothing Human (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dogs (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Steal Across the Sky (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flash Point (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sea Change (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Eleventh Gate (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Observer (With: ) (2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Price of Oranges (novelette) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beggars in Spain (novella; in Asimov's) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
And Wild for to Hold (in Asimov's) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mountain to Mohammed (in Asimov's) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fault Lines (in Asimov's) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dancing on Air (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Steamship Soldier on the Information Front (in Asimov's) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Erdmann Nexus (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Act One (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
One (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Collections

Trinity And Other Stories (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trinity (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Aliens of Earth (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fountain of Age (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nano Comes to Clifford Falls (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Five Stories (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Future Perfect (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Body Human (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
AI Unbound (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Nancy Kress (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Dynamic Characters (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Elements of Fiction Writing Books

Characters & Viewpoint (By:Orson Scott Card) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Plot (By:Ansen Dibell) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dialogue (By:Lewis Turco) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beginnings, Middles & Ends (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Description (By:Monica Wood) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Write Great Fiction Books

by James Scott Bell
Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Nebula Awards Books

Nebula Awards 1 (By:Damon Knight) (1966)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 3 (By:Roger Zelazny) (1968)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 4 (By:Karen Anderson) (1968)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 5 (By:Alexei Panshin) (1969)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 21 (By:,George Zebrowski) (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 22 (By:George Zebrowski) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 23 (By:Michael Bishop) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 24 (By:Michael Bishop) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 26 (By:Terry Bisson) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 27 (By:Terry Bisson) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 28 (By:James K. Morrow) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 29 (By:Terry Bisson) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 30 (By:Pamela Sargent) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards31 (By:Pamela Sargent) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 34 (2000) (By:Gregory Benford) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 36 (2002) (By:Kim Stanley Robinson,Terry Bisson) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 37 (2003) (By:Ellen Datlow) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 39 (2005) (By:Ruth Berman) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 43 (2009) (By:Ellen Datlow) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 45 (2011) (By:Kevin J. Anderson) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 46 (2012) (By:John Kessel) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 50 (2016) (By:Mercedes Lackey) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 51 (2017) (By:Julie E. Czerneda) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 52 (2018) (By:Jane Yolen) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 53 (2019) (By:Kim Stanley Robinson) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anthology series.

Publication Order of Stellar Guild Books

Tau Ceti (By:Kevin J. Anderson,Steven Savile) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
On the Train (By:Rachel Turtledove) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When the Blue Shift Comes (By:Robert Silverberg,Alvaro Zinos-Amaro) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Under the Sun (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Aethers of Mars (By:Eric Flint) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Red Tide (By:Larry Niven,Matthew Joseph Harrington,Brad R. Torgersen) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Inci (By:Mike Resnick) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wishing on a Star (By:Jody Lynn Nye) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Jackaroo Books

with Michael Swanwick, , Mary Robinette Kowal, Stephen Baxter, Elizabeth Bear, , Robert Reed, , Geoff Ryman, Greg Egan, Paolo Bacigalupi, , , Garth Nix, , , Sarah Monette, Ted Kosmatka, James L. Cambias, , Paul J. McAuley
A Very British History (By:Paul McAuley) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Into Everywhere (By:Paul McAuley) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Year's Best Science Fiction Books

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Second Annual Collection (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Third Annual Collection (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Second Annual Collection (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anthology series.Numerous authors.

Publication Order of Isaac Asimov's Anthology Books

Isaac Asimov's Worlds of Science Fiction (By:Isaac Asimov,Tanith Lee,,Gene Wolfe,Barry B. Longyear,John M. Ford,,Alan Dean Foster,,Randall Garrett,,,George Scithers) (1980)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Near Futures and Far (By:Isaac Asimov,Frederik Pohl,,Barry B. Longyear,John M. Ford,Jack Williamson,,John Brunner,,,,,,,Somtow Sucharitkul,,,George Scithers) (1981)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Space of Her Own (By:Connie Willis,Ursula K. Le Guin,Pat Cadigan,Joan D. Vinge,Tanith Lee,Pamela Sargent,,Mary Gentle) (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By:) (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (By:Connie Willis,George R.R. Martin,Ron Goulart,John Kessel,George Alec Effinger,Robert Thurston,Tanith Lee,Lucius Shepard,,Lillian Carl) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Aliens (By:Isaac Asimov,Gardner Dozois) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Robots (By:Isaac Asimov) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's SF-Lite (By:Isaac Asimov,John M. Ford) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's War (By:Isaac Asimov,Gardner Dozois) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Cyberdreams (By:Isaac Asimov,Gardner Dozois) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Skin Deep (By:Isaac Asimov,Gardner Dozois) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Ghosts (By:Isaac Asimov,Terry Bisson) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Christmas (By:Isaac Asimov,Gardner Dozois) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Camelot (By:Isaac Asimov,Gardner Dozois,Eleanor Arnason) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Detectives (By:Isaac Asimov,Gardner Dozois) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Valentines (By:Isaac Asimov,Terry Bisson) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Werewolves (By:Isaac Asimov,Suzy McKee Charnas,Gardner Dozois) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Solar System (By:Gardner Dozois) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Utopias (By:Isaac Asimov,Gardner Dozois) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Father Day (By:Isaac Asimov,Gardner Dozois) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Halloween (By:Isaac Asimov) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Isaac Asimov's Marvels of Science Fiction(1979)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 12(1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Third Omni Book of Science Fiction(1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, May 1987(1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Full Spectrum 1(1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Fantasy: Second Annual Collection - Demons and Dreams(1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Fantasy 2 / Demons and Dreams(1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection(1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, April 1991(1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, July 1991(1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Isaac Asimov's Earth(1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, April 1992(1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eleventh Annual Collection(1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Snow White, Blood Red(1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Asimov\'s Science Fiction Magazine, September 1993(1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Thorn, White Rose(1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, August 1995(1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Asimov's Science Fiction, October 1995(1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Killing Me Softly(1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears(1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Science Fiction, Thirteenth Annual Collection(1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Swan, White Raven(1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Asimov's Science Fiction, April 1998(1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bending the Landscape: Science Fiction(1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Far Horizons(1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Silver Birch, Blood Moon(1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards 33(1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Armageddons(1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Woman's Liberation(2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Science Fiction: The Best of 2001(2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 15(2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Year's Best SF 8(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 16(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Skies: An Anthology of Today's Science Fiction(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection(2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A.I.s(2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
One Million A.D.(2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year\'s Best Science Fiction(2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of the Best, Vol 2(2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nebula Awards Showcase 2007(2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, February 2008(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Year's Best SF 13(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 22(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fast Forward 2(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unplugged: The Web's Best Sci-Fi & Fantasy: 2008 Download(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Enter a Future: Fantastic Tales from Asimov's Science Fiction(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Starship Vectors(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lightspeed: Year One(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Happily Ever After(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Timeless Time Travel Tales(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
War and Space(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Once Upon a Curse(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sixth Science Fiction Megapack(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Solaris Rising 2(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Telling Tales: The Clarion West 30th Anniversary Anthology(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Aliens: Recent Encounters(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shadows of the New Sun(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The End is Nigh(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Multiverse(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 6(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The End is Now(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of SF Stories by Women(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dangerous Women 2(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Galaxy's Edge Magazine 2013-2014(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The End Has Come(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Novellas 2015(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Loosed Upon the World(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Future Visions(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
2016 Young Explorer's Adventure Guide(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Warrior Women(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 117, June 2016(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume One(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Women of Futures Past(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Science Fiction of the Year Volume Three(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Infinity Wars(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 10(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Top Hard Science Fiction Stories 2(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Devil's Ways(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume Five(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shapers of Worlds Volume II(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Top Hard Science Fiction Stories 6(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unrivalled(2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Nancy Kress is a published American author. She also goes by the name of Anna Kendall. She has also worked on a variety of movie sets in addition to writing many novels and series.

Nancy Anne Kress was born on January 20, 1948, in Buffalo, New York. Her maiden name was Koningisor. She grew up in the East Aurora area. She went to SUNY Plattsburgh and would graduate with her Masters degree in English.

Before writing, she worked in elementary school as a teacher. She briefly also taught college English for a while. She would move to Rochester in 1973 when she married her husband, Michael Kress. The pair had two children together, both sons. The pair would end up divorcing in 1984.

Around that time, the author decided to work and got a job at an ad agency. Later, she would go to marry again. She was wed to Charles Sheffield in 1998, also a writer. The two were happily married. Charles sadly passed away in 2002. Kress decided to move to Rochester once more and to be close to her children, who had grown up.

Just a few years later, the author opted for another change of pace. She decided to move to the west coast to enjoy living in the city of Seattle in 2009. She would go on to get married once more in 2011 to Jack Skillingstead, also an author.

She started writing back in 1976 and got a lot of attention when her novella was released in 1991. Beggars In Spain would later be extended and expanded into a full novel that carried the same title. The novella won her a Nebula and a Hugo Award.

Kress has written full novels as well as short stories. Her columns are regularly printed in Writer’s Digest. She also attends various writing workshops and can be found sometimes at the Writers Center. She was also a guest professor in the Winter of 2008 and 2009 for literature in Germany.

She was awarded a Nebula Award in 2013 for her work on the best novella. She won another for her work “Yesterday’s Kin” in 2015. She usually writes sci-fi stories that are more technically realistic than other works and they are frequently set in a future that is close to our own. She enjoys science fiction and ballet and does research to make sure that the things that she writes about are accurate and believable.

A lot of her work involves topics such as genetic engineering or artificial intelligence. She also includes technology in many of her stories and her stories often share the same types of technologies. The writer creates her own words, such as ‘genemod’ which is a reference to genetic engineering. She also refers to foamcast, a building material that is both sturdy and light in weight. It appears in many of the short stories and novels by the author.

Nancy Kress is the creator and author of the Sleepless series. The first novel in this series became available to readers for the first time in 1991. That is when her popular Beggars in Spain story first came out. She later made the shorter story longer and kept the title. The series would see the release of a second novel and a third. Beggars Ride made this engaging fictional series a trilogy in 1996.

Beggars In Spain is the exciting first book in the Sleepless series by Nancy Kress. If you love stories that are set in the future but are also full of twists and turns in a science fiction fashion, this is a novel for you to check out!

The future is somewhere in the near proximity, and the world has changed. Some people in this world not require any sleep to function at all. When it comes to Leisha Camden, she was one of the individuals that had their genetics modified so that when it comes to the night time habit of lying down and getting sleep, she simply did not need to do it.

While Leisha does not require rest in this way, her twin Alice does. She’s the normal one, the one that they did not attempt to modify so that they could keep her as the control– something to compare results to. This does introduce a complicated dynamic into the twins and their relationship.

Alice and Leisha do share a good amount of jealousy and problems that are similar to those going on in society at large. There are quite a few advantages to be had by being Sleepless. You have more time than other people to do to work and get things done. Studying and having more hours to get ahead is simply part of your life. On top of that, you enjoy all of the best in health and in intelligence.

Even though the individuals that do not sleep were welcome on the planet Earth, they soon start to outpace that status. As a result, the Sleepless escape with their children to a space station in orbit. Their goal is to construct a society of their own that they can be accepted and prosper in.

Not all of them decide to go, however. Leisha decides to stay behind, and so do a few of the others. They want to have all humans be accepted on Earth, whether they are a sleeper or a sleepless. But when a conspiracy is slowly unfolding in their midst and plans of revenge around them, can they get the world to see their point of view? Pick up the exciting debut story in the Sleepless series to find out!

Beggars and Choosers is the thrilling second novel in the Sleepless series by Nancy Kress. Genetic modification is a part of America, and millions of people get supported by intellectually superior, handsome and gene-modified individuals that have been tailored to not need sleep. The Sleepless are similar, but different.

These humans now have taken a step back from the human race at their own island retreat. They release scientific advances periodically out to a world that is close to collapsing. With a population of drones without jobs and genetic research and nano-tech’s effects on the world taking shape, can the world be salvaged before it is too late? Read this book to find out!

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