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Sci-Fi Biweekly Bulletin: Tenet, The Phlebotomist, etc.

From spaceships to alternate history, and other worlds to nanites, science fiction is a fascinating genre of rather amazing depth that many talented writers happily delve into on a daily basis. And we, the curators here at Sci-Fi & Scary, aren’t even going to talk about a tenth of it right now. However, what you will get is a selection of movies, books, and interesting articles from across the net. Also, there’s a strong potential for puns, gifs, and a moderate amount of fangirling.

And, of course, a giveaway of a completely amazeballs book.

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Science Fiction Movies


Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

Starring: John David WashingtonRobert PattinsonElizabeth Debicki 

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Science Fiction Books

The Phlebotomist by Chris Panatier

War brought the Harvest. Willa Mae Wallace is a reaper.

To support herself and her grandson Isaiah, Willa works for the blood contractor Patriot. Instituted to support the war effort, the mandatory draw (The Harvest) has led to a society segregated by blood type. Hoping to put an end to it all, Willa draws on her decades-old phlebotomy training to resurrect an obsolete collection technique, but instead uncovers an awful truth.

Patriot will do anything to protect its secret. On the run and with nowhere else to turn, Willa seeks an alliance with Lock, a notorious blood-hacker who cheats the Harvest to support the children orphaned by it. But they soon find themselves in the grasp of a new type of evil.

Check out Lilyn’s review of The Phlebotomist

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Goodreads Giveaways

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Sci-Fi Guest Post Call

Everything we typically read/watch about first contact usually goes one of two ways – aggressive takeover or they come in peace. What are some atypical first contact stories that you’ve read/watched? Let us know in 500+ words

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Sci-Fi on the Web

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