The Mars Trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson.
Diaspora by Greg Egan.
Peter Watts' novels.
Manifold: Time and
I'm especially looking forward to Alexander Lamb's book Roboteer.
Ah, thanks, it doesn't sound like the kind of book 12 year olds should read. I'll look for something else (might start a new thread..)
The title is a bit misleading (there is some violence but the story isn't about that), but I'd probably say it isn't suitable for a 12 year old - it does
Sounds very good. I know the title would suggest not (!) but would you say this book is suitable for my 12 year old daughter to read?