When she went to sleep, the world was dying. When she awoke, it was dead. As one of the last surviving women, she must make her way through a treacherous wasteland.
A group of Antarctic explorers unearths a golden sphere deep under the ice, housing two humans who had been cryogenically frozen before pre-history.
In the face of a looming eco-apocalypse, a small band of survivalist scientists turn to cloning to preserve the human race. The clones, of course, have other goals in mind.
In the apocalyptic 2020s, teenager Lauren Olamina watches the world collapse from the safety of her gated community, and establishes her own religion: Earthseed.
The tale of a viking child stolen away to live with the elves, the murderous changeling left in its place, and the terrible fate which befalls all involved.
After mushroom clouds erupt over New York Harbor from a surprise attack, Westchester housewife Gladys Mitchell struggles to keep her daughters safe.
Everyman Robert Neville is the last surviving human on an Earth overrun by vampires, hordes of living undead spawned by bacterial warfare. Matheson’s most famous work.
Early pulp SF tale features invisible man-eating monsters from the bottom of the sea, World War I submarine warfare, and a mad scientist named MacBeard.
A collection of one short novel and four novellas/novelets, showcasing some of C.L. Moore’s best solo science fiction offerings from the late ’40s and early ’50s.
Thanks to the power of science, enlarged and unstoppable Bermuda grass overtakes the world as humanity bickers over the means to stop it. Highly recommended.
Everyman farmer is transported to Asgard to help win Ragnarök by making guns for the Norse Gods. Only problem is he can’t, being a farmer and not a “real” hero and all.