We Are Legion (We Are Bob) (Bobiverse, #1)

We Are Legion (We Are Bob) (Bobiverse, #1) Description:

i Alternate Cover Edition can be found a href https www goodreads com book show we are legion rel nofollow here a i br br Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure There are places to go books to read and movies to watch So it s a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street br br Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights and he is now the property of the state He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets The stakes are high no less than the first claim to entire worlds If he declines the honor he ll be switched off and they ll try again with someone else If he accepts he becomes a prime target There are at least three other countries trying to get their own probes launched first and they play dirty br br The safest place for Bob is in space heading away from Earth at top speed Or so he thinks Because the universe is full of nasties and trespassers make them mad very mad

Rating: 3.59 out of 5

All These Worlds (Bobiverse, #3)

All These Worlds (Bobiverse, #3) Description:

Being a sentient spaceship really should be more fun But after spreading out through space for almost a century Bob and his clones just can t stay out of trouble br br They ve created enough colonies so humanity shouldn t go extinct But political squabbles have a bad habit of dying hard and the Brazilian probes are still trying to take out the competition And the Bobs have picked a fight with an older more powerful species with a large appetite and a short temper br br Still stinging from getting their collective butts kicked in their first encounter with the Others the Bobs now face the prospect of a decisive final battle to defend Earth and its colonies But the Bobs are less disciplined than a herd of cats and some of the younger copies are more concerned with their own local problems than defeating the Others br br Yet salvation may come from an unlikely source A couple of eighth generation Bobs have found something out in deep space All it will take to save the Earth and perhaps all of humanity is for them to get it to Sol unless the Others arrive first

Rating: 3.59 out of 5

For We Are Many (Bobiverse, #2)

For We Are Many (Bobiverse, #2) Description:

Bob Johansson didn t believe in an afterlife so waking up after being killed in a car accident was a shock To add to the surprise he is now a sentient computer and the controlling intelligence for a Von Neumann probe br Bob and his copies have been spreading out from Earth for forty years now looking for habitable planets But that s the only part of the plan that s still in one piece A system wide war has killed off of the human race nuclear winter is slowly making the Earth uninhabitable a radical group wants to finish the job on the remnants of humanity the Brazilian space probes are still out there still trying to blow up the competition And the Bobs have discovered a spacefaring species that considers all other life as food br Bob left Earth anticipating a life of exploration and blissful solitude Instead he s a sky god to a primitive native species the only hope for getting humanity to a new home and possibly the only thing that can prevent every species in the local sphere ending up as dinner

Rating: 3.64 out of 5

Outland

Outland Description:

When the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts it s up to six university students and their experimental physics project to prevent the end of civilization br br br When an experiment to study quantum uncertainty goes spectacularly wrong physics student Richard and his friends find that they have accidentally created an inter dimensional portal They connect to an alternate Earth with identical geology but where humans never evolved They go panning for gold and become millionaires overnight while fantasizing about Nobel Prizes and patents br br Then the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts on Earth in an explosion large enough to destroy civilization and kill half the planet Richard and his friends have less than an afternoon to get as many people as possible across to Outland before Nebraska is covered in a lethal cloud of ash br br Now Richard finds himself in charge of a disorganized and frightened band of reluctant pioneers on a world with none of the modern infrastructure that people have come to depend on Richard has been a loner all his life and has always wanted to be part of something bigger but this is far more than he bargained for If he doesn t get this right it s not just the lives of the people in his care that could be lost it may very well be the end of human civilization

Rating: 3.40 out of 5

Explorations: Colony (Explorations Volume Four)

Explorations: Colony (Explorations Volume Four) Description:

b The bestselling anthology series continues with brand new never before seen stories Become an Explorer today b br br The war is over Earth all but decimated the Sun dying But there is still hope Colony ships leave taking the lucky ones across the galaxy in search of new worlds to call home Among the stars they will find strange wonders and new terrors br br Join an all star cast as they set forth on Earth s most important Exploration yet in Explorations Colony br br Featuring br br Melt Felix R Savage br Knowledge at Any Cost Jasper T Scott br The Unsung Heroes of Sublevel Amy DuBoff br The Failsafe Ian Whates br Fleeing the Fire Ralph Kern br The Colony of Imago Scott Bartlett br Spiderfall Scott Moon br Colony Earth Robert M Campbell br Howl Scarlett R Algee br A Time and a Space Nathan Hystad br The Light of Distant Earth Tim C Taylor br A Change of Plans Dennis E Taylor br br Sign up for the SciFiExplorations Newsletter at a target blank href http eepurl com ccWrwf rel nofollow http eepurl com ccWrwf a

Rating: 3.41 out of 5

Singularity Trap

Singularity Trap Description:

I ve uploaded my latest manuscript to my agent Singularity Trap or The Singularity Trap haven t quite decided will be a standalone novel no series this time Here s my first cut at a blurb br br After scrimping and saving for two years Ivan Pritchard lands a berth with the mining ship Mad Astra His one share buys him six months of searching the asteroid belt for that elusive cache of metals that could make the entire crew wealthy and allow Ivan to pull his family out of the depths of poverty br While investigating a promising asteroid Ivan triggers an extraterrestrial booby trap which squirts a strange liquid substance onto his arm The next morning he wakes up to find his forearm turning into living metal Soon his other limbs begin to change and worse yet there s an artificial intelligence growing in his head and talking to him As alien nanites eat his ship out from under him the AI reveals its mission to convert the solar system and the human race into a war machine meant to fight in an interstellar battle that has raged for millions of years br To save his family and the human race Ivan will need to play a deadly game of brinkmanship with the military all the while hiding his plans from both his crewmates and the alien computer residing in his brain

Rating: 3.51 out of 5