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John Scalzi

John Scalzi
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John Scalzi won the 2006 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel for Redshirts, and his debut novel Old Man’s War was a finalist for Hugo Award as well. His other books include The Ghost Brigades, The Android’s Dream, The Last Colony and The Human Division. He has won the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award for science-fiction, the Seiun, The Kurd Lasswitz and the Geffen awards. His weblog, The Whatever, is one of the most widely-read web sites in modern SF. Born and raised in California, Scalzi studied at the University of Chicago. He lives in southern Ohio with his wife and daughter.

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    The Consuming Fire

    The Interdependency

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    The Consuming Firethe sequel to the 2018 Hugo Award Best Novel category finalist The Collapsing Empirean epic space-opera novel in the bestselling Interdependency...

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    Head On

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    "As much as Scalzi has the scientific creativity of a Michael Crichton, he also has the procedural chops of a Stephen J. Canell to craft a whodunit with buddy-cop charm and suspects aplenty—most...

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    The Collapsing Empire

    The Interdependency

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    *2018 HUGO AWARD FINALIST FOR BEST NOVEL CATEGORY*
    *2018 LOCUS AWARD FINALIST FOR BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL CATEGORY*

    “John Scalzi is the most entertaining,...

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    Old Man's War Series

    Old Man's War

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    This discounted ebundle includes: Old Man's War, The Ghost Brigades, The Last Colony, Zoe’s Tale, The Human Division, The End of All Things

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    The End of All Things

    Old Man's War

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    Hugo-award winning author, John Scalzi returns to his best-selling Old Man's War universe with The End of All Things, the direct sequel to 2013's The Human Division

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    Lock In

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    A blazingly inventive near-future thriller from the best-selling, Hugo Award-winning John Scalzi.

    Not too long from today, a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most...

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    The End of All Things #4: To Stand or Fall

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Back on Earth, the beginning and end of all things. The nations of humanity's home planet have parted ways with the starfaring Colonial Union, the human interstellar empire originally established...

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    The End of All Things #3: Can Long Endure

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    They signed up to defend humans from hostile aliens, but this group of Colonial Union soldiers finds themselves, instead, repeatedly sent to squelch rebellious human colonies that want to leave the...

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    The End of All Things #2: This Hollow Union

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Desperate times call for desperate measures. And for the multi-species Conclave, desperate times have arrived. Faced with the prospect of major planets and species leaving the alliance, the Conclave's...

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    The End of All Things #1: The Life of the Mind

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    A down-on-his-luck Colonial Union starship pilot finds himself pressed into serving a harsh master-in a mission against the CU. But his kidnappers may have underestimated his knowledge of the ship...

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    Old Man's War Boxed Set I

    Old Man's War

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    Includes: Old Man's War, The Ghost Brigades, The Last Colony

    "Gripping and surpassingly original. It's Starship Troopers without the lectures. It's The Forever...

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    Unlocked

    A Tor.Com Original

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor.com

    Discover the history of Haden's Syndrome, the virus that created the world of John Scalzi's inventive near-future thrillers Lock In and Head On, in the prequel novella Unlocked.

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    The Human Division

    Old Man's War

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Science Fiction

    Following the events of The Last Colony, John Scalzi tells the story of the fight to maintain the unity of the human race.

    The people of Earth now know that the human Colonial Union...

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    Metatropolis

    Metatropolis

    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Five original tales set in a shared urban future—from some of the hottest young writers in modern SF

    More than an anthology, Metatropolis is the brainchild of five of science fiction's...

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    Redshirts

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Now in paperback: John Scalzi's New York Times bestselling tale of the starship ensigns who were expendable…until they started comparing notes

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    Redshirts: Chapters 1-4

    John Scalzi
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    THEY WERE EXPENDABLE . . . UNTIL THEY STARTED COMPARING NOTES

    A free preview of Redshirts, the astonishing new science-fiction yarn from John Scalzi.

    "Redshirts is (a)...

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