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There are over 600 reviews of fantasy and science fiction books and movies on Warpcore SF. There are various ways to browse the listings and discover new things.

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Doors Of Sleep by Tim Pratt

4 star rating
Released in 2021
Zaxony is condemned to travel to another universe every time he falls asleep, and there is a limit to what and who he can take with him.

26th November 2020

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Afterlife of the Party directed by Stephen Herek

3 star rating
Released in 2021
A party animal dies, but she gets the chance to come back and put things right with the people she left behind.

20th June 2022

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Unlike the book and film listings, which are in date order, the genre listings feature the highest rated books and films first.


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Survivors by G. X. Todd

5 star rating
Released in 2019
A man wakes in a shallow grave to go on a quest across post-apocalyptic America to find someone at the instruction of a voice in his head. The third part of the Voices series.

9th August 2019

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Happy Hour In Hell by Tad Williams

5 star rating
Released in 2013
An angel descends into Hell to retrieve his demonic girlfriend, to find that the torment and monsters are only part of his problems. The second Bobby Dollar novel.

26th May 2017

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How To by Randall Munroe

5 star rating
Released in 2019
In this book of popular science and maths, the author explores the answers to absurd questions about practical problems in the real world.

8th October 2021

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Science fiction

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All Systems Red by Martha Wells

5 star rating
Released in 2017
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.

28th February 2020

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Young adult

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Moana by Ron Clements and John Musker

5 star rating
Released in 2016
A young woman in ancient Polynesia sets off on an epic quest with the demigod Maui to restore her island, against the wishes of her father.

29th December 2016

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Empire State by Adam Christopher

5 star rating
Released in 2012
Superheroes, robots and strange memory blocks baffle a private eye in this retro mystery.

30th December 2011

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