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1. What decade did these books come out?

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How To Think Like A Neandertal by Thomas Wynn and Frederick L. Coolidge
The Neandertals were an evolutionary offshoot that died out. But what did they have in common with us, and what were they really like?

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Empire State by Adam Christopher
Superheroes, robots and strange memory blocks baffle a private eye in this retro mystery.

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The Drowning Girl by Caitlin R. Kiernan
A woman with madness in her family is haunted by a painting, and by a woman who may not exist.

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Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed
A group including a ghul hunter and his zealous assistant investigate supernatural killings. The first in the Crescent Moon Kingdoms series.

2. What decade was this book first released?

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Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop
The first book in the Black Jewels trilogy.

3. Name the title of this book.

This science fiction book by Sydney Jordan and Willie Patterson was published in 2008. It is suitable for young adult readers. It features a male main character.

In this collection of stories first published in the 1960s, can Jeff Hawke talk his way out of trouble with the Overlord?

4. Name the title of this book.

This fantasy book by Liz Maverick was published in 2005. It has a female protagonist.

Can vampire Fleur Dumont trust herself with a human?

5. Name the author from the description

1917 was the year this writer was born. This author died in 2008. This author wrote hard science fiction with a keen eye for detail and scientific accuracy.

Their books include the following titles:

2001: A Space Odyssey
Rendezvous With Rama

6. Name the author of the following book

All Systems Red
A rogue security android with a fear of human interaction is embroiled in a crisis when things go badly wrong for a peaceful scientific mission. The first novella in the Murderbot series.

This science fiction book was published in 2017.

7. Which genre best suits the following books?

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A Darkling Plain by Philip Reeve

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From The Deep Of The Dark by Stephen Hunt

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Jack Cloudie by Stephen Hunt

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