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Dinosaur eggs preserved by alien hatch, alien comes back for them?

Lords of Creation by Tim Sullivan. In the deep Montana shale, paleontologist David Albee makes a remarkable discovery: a metal box containing prehistoric dinosaur eggs — warm, alive… and ready to ...
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Sci-Book from the 70's or 80's written from the point of view of Hitler's doctor

I found it! "Through the Eye of Time" (1977) by Trevor Hoyle: "In an alternate universe, Germany, and not the United States, has developed the first atomic bomb - and now, a group of ...
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1980s novel series about teens in Georgia who learn magic

It was the David Sullivan books from Tom Deitz -- Windmaster's Bane was the first one.
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Sci-Book from the 70's or 80's written from the point of view of Hitler's doctor

I have never read it, but Robert Silverberg's novel Shadrach in the Furnace (1976) is set in the year 2012. Shadrach Mordecai is the personal physician to not Hitler but the future world dictator ...
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Novel about a family with anti-aging technology, including former astronauts

I'm pretty sure this is The Man Who Wanted Stars, (1965) by Dean McLaughlin. Sherman nodded. "Friends. Brave men.” "Dirty luck,” the bathyscaph man said. “What kind of ship was she?" &...
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Sci-Book from the 70's or 80's written from the point of view of Hitler's doctor

Sounds similar to a Brian Aldiss short story: "Swastika!", in which a journalist interviews an elderly Adolf Hitler, living in retirement in Belgium under an assumed name.
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Fantasy novel that starts from the perspective of an insect race

This is The Younger Gods, book four of David Edding's Dreamers series. The insects are a hive species and the queen is called Mother in the book. It opens with Mother musing about humans: And so it ...
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Fantasy novel with early religious human civilization in cave with yeti like antagonists

This sounds a lot like the beginning of Helliconia Spring by Brian Aldiss, published in 1982. The Yeti-like antagonist creatures are called phagors. They are humanoid creatures with white fur and ...
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Book about a guy playing a cursed video game that took place in his town

End Game by Damien Graves Description from goodreads.com: Simon prefers computer games to reality, but a shockingly real turn of events might mean "Game Over"--forever. This story and two ...
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Book featuring humanity being updated and a boy leaving tapes because he can no longer be seen

Human.4 by Mike A. Lancaster: Kyle Straker volunteered to be hypnotized at the annual community talent show, expecting the same old lame amateur acts. But when he wakes up, his world will never be ...
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Novel with time travel, religious references, main character being called "Gog," aliens, and pre-missing-link humanoids. Likely from 1980s

Although I can't find a copy of the book to confirm it, this sounds very like the book Gods or Demons? by A. M. Lightner, which has been asked about before in Time travelers meet prehistoric ancestors ...
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Space fiction novel about a woman who finds an alien who later may become attached to her as a soulmate

This sounds like David Weber's novel The Path of the Fury 1992, which he later expanded and published as In Fury Born in 2004. Path of the Fury and the later re-issuance with new material and a full ...
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SF novel using "sun side" and "dark(?) side" for "pro" & "con"

Could be Jack of Shadows by Roger Zelazny. It is about a planet with constant night on one side (where magic rules) and a day on the other (science side). The novel is set in a world that is tidally ...
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YA book series where the protagonist moves into a house once owned by Nikola Tesla, accidentally sells bizarre inventions in yard sale

The Accelerati Trilogy by Neal Shusterman...? Book 1: Tesla's Attic (2014) Book 2: Edison's Alley (2015) Book 3: Hawking's Hallway (2016) Here's the Goodreads synopsis for the first book: After ...
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Fantasy series with a female leader and a river of souls

You might be thinking of the War of Souls trilogy, starting with Dragons of a Fallen Sun which was published in 2000. This series takes place after the gods have left Krynn to its own devices (I ...
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Fantasy series with a female leader and a river of souls

This sounds like Garth Nix’s Sabriel (1995) This is the first in the Old Kingdom series of books, and came out at the right time. The world of the Old Kingdom includes “Death” as a distinct realm ...
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Poul Anderson novel about beaming humans to the stars with Dyson spheres, then returning after millennia

The plot background of aliens reconstructing humans from DNA data transmitted to the Virgo cluster matches The Genesis Quest (1986) by Donald Moffitt. The title has "Genesis" in it, which ...
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Fantasy book where a female character travels through a tree and has become beautiful when she emerges from it

Sounds like Elizabeth Hayden’s Rhapsody The main character, Rhapsody, has magical Naming powers which she uses early on when being attacked by her stalker’s troops. Later, she and her companions ...
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