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Acceptance by VanderMeer, Jeff.

Acceptance

Jul 30, 2014
Alias Hook by Jensen, Lisa, 1952-

Alias Hook

""Every child knows how the story ends. The wicked pirate captain is flung overboard, caught in the jaws of the monster crocodile who drags him down to a watery grave. But it was not yet my time to die. It's my fate to be trapped here forever, in a nightmare of childhood fancy, with that infernal, eternal boy." Meet Captain James Benjamin Hook, a witty, educated Restoration-era privateer cursed to play villain to a pack of malicious little boys in a pointless war that never ends. But everything

Jul 30, 2014
All those vanished engines by Park, Paul, 1954-

All those vanished engines

Follows the Park family in three different areas of the nation after the Queen of the North agreed to a two-nation settlement in the Civil War, in this new alternate-history novel from the author of A Princess of Roumania.

Jul 27, 2014
Black ice by Krinard, Susan.

Black ice

Jul 30, 2014
Broken Souls by Blackmoore, Stephen

Broken Souls

Jul 27, 2014
Chimpanzee by Bradley, Darin

Chimpanzee

Jul 30, 2014
City of ruins by Rusch, Kristine Kathryn.

City of ruins

When Boss learns of mysterious deaths on a planet in the Enterran Empire, she suspects steam tech may be the cause. Venturing to the city of Vaycehn to investigate the mysterious "death holes" that explode in the city randomly, Boss and her team find more answers than they seek, as well as something that will change not only their lives, but the universe as well.

Jul 30, 2014
City of Stairs by Bennett, Robert Jackson

City of Stairs

Jul 30, 2014
Crossover - a Cassandra Kresnov novel by Shepherd, Joel, 1974-

Crossover - a Cassandra Kresnov novel

The first novel in a new series follows the adventures of Cassandra, an artificial person who experiences a moral awakening and must forge new friendships with old enemies, while attempting to confront the most disturbing and deadly realities of her own existence.

Jul 30, 2014
Cursed Moon by Wells, Jaye

Cursed Moon

Jul 30, 2014
Dark matter by Douglas, Ian, 1950-

Dark matter

The United States of North America is now engaged in a civil war with the Earth Confederation, which wants to yield to the demands of the alien Sh'daar, limit human technology, and become a part of the Sh'daar Galactic Collective. USNA President Koenig believes that surrendering to the Sh'daar will ultimately doom humankind. But when highly advanced, seemingly godlike aliens appear through an artificial wormhole in the Omega Centauri Cluster 16,000 light years from Earth, President Koenig is fac

Jul 30, 2014
Dawn of the planet of the apes - the official movie novelization by Irvine, Alexander (Alexander C.), author.

Dawn of the planet of the apes - the official movie novelization

Jul 30, 2014
Deadly curiosities by Martin, Gail, 1962-

Deadly curiosities

"Welcome to Trifles & Folly, an antique and curio shop with a dark secret. Proprietor Cassidy Kincaide continues a family tradition begun in 1670 - acquiring and neutralizing dangerous supernatural items. It's the perfect job for Cassidy, whose psychic gift lets her touch an object and know its history. Together with her business partner Sorren, a 500 year-old vampire and former jewel thief, Cassidy makes it her business to get infernal objects off the market. When mundane antiques suddenly beco

Jul 30, 2014
Deerskin by McKinley, Robin.

Deerskin

When her growing beauty begins to resemble her mother's too closely, Princess Lissar must flee her father's wrath, accompanied by her loyal dog Ash, and, in doing so, she unlocks a door into a world of magic.

Jul 30, 2014
Downfall - A Cal Leandros Novel by Thurman, Rob

Downfall - A Cal Leandros Novel

Jul 27, 2014
Dune. House Corrino by Herbert, Brian.

Dune. House Corrino

Continuing the events leading up to Frank Herbert's immortal saga "Dune, " the exciting conclusion to this trilogy finds the cruel Tleilaxu overlords on Ix manufacturing a synthetic form of amal to supplant the spice from Dune. If amal is accepted, Emperor Shaddam IV will gain absolute power. But if the plot of the Imperial House Corrino succeeds, the result may be the end of civilization itself.

Jul 30, 2014
Dust and light - a sanctuary novel by Berg, Carol.

Dust and light - a sanctuary novel

"How much must one pay for an hour of youthful folly? The Pureblood Registry accused Lucian de Remeni-Masson of "unseemly involvement with ordinaries," which meant only that he spoke with a young woman not of his own kind, allowed her to see his face unmasked, worked a bit of magic for her....After that one mistake, Lucian's grandsire excised half his magic and savage Harrowers massacred his family. Now the Registry has contracted his art to a common coroner. His extraordinary gift for portraitu

Jul 30, 2014
Echopraxia by Watts, Peter, 1958-

Echopraxia

On the eve of the twenty-second century in a world transformed by scientific evangelicals, supernatural beings, and ghosts, defunct biologist Daniel Bruks becomes trapped on a spaceship destined to make an evolutionary discovery.

Jul 27, 2014
Exodus Code by Barrowman, John/ Barrowman, Carole E.

Exodus Code

Jul 30, 2014
Fire with fire by Gannon, Charles E.

Fire with fire

Cyrocelled for twelve years, Caine Riordan wakes up to a different world and embarks on a mission to investigate whether primitive beings in Delta Pavonis were once sentient life forms, but someone doesn't want his mission to succeed.

Jul 30, 2014
Firestorm by Keyes, J. Gregory, 1963- author.

Firestorm

"Caesar and his followers have escaped the clutches of man, fighting their way across the Golden Gate Bridge and taking refuge in the vast redwood forest known as Muir Woods. There they hope to establish a home, far from the humans who so horribly abused them. But mankind has far worse things to worry about. The 'Simian Flu' has begun to strike down unsuspecting innocents throughout San Francisco. What began as isolated cases quickly becomes a full-on epidemic. There are those who blame the

Jul 30, 2014
Fortune's Rising by King, Sara

Fortune's Rising

Jul 30, 2014
Free Agent by Nelson, J. C.

Free Agent

Jul 24, 2014
Free agent. by Nelson, J. C.

Free agent.

"When it comes to crafting happily-ever-afters, the Agency is the best in the land of Kingdom. The Fairy Godfather Grimm can solve any problem--from eliminating imps to finding prince charming--as long as you can pay the price... Working for Grimm isn't Marissa Locks's dream job. But when your parents trade you to a Fairy Godfather for a miracle, you don't have many career options. To pay off her parents' debt and earn her freedom, Marissa must do whatever Grimm asks, no matter what fairy-tale f

Jul 30, 2014
Full fathom five by Gladstone, Max.

Full fathom five

"On the island of Kavekana, Kai builds gods to order, then hands them to others to maintain. Her creations aren't conscious and lack their own wills and voices, but they accept sacrifices, and protect their worshipers from other gods--perfect vehicles for Craftsmen and Craftswomen operating in the divinely controlled Old World. When Kai sees one of her creations dying and tries to save her, she's grievously injured--then sidelined from the business entirely, her near-suicidal rescue attempt offe

Jul 30, 2014
Galactic Pot-healer by Dick, Philip K.

Galactic Pot-healer

Joe Fernwright, a pot-healer or repairer of ceramics, not much in demand on Earth, attracts the interest of the Glimmung, an extraterrestrial being that may be divine.

Jul 30, 2014
Ghosts of time by White, Steve, 1946-

Ghosts of time

"Special Operations office Jason Thanou of the Temporal Regulatory Authority must once again plunge into Earth's blood-drenched past to combat the plots of the transhumanist underground to subvert the past. This time they are attempting to use the chaos of the American Civil War to escape the Observer Effect: the immutable law that recorded history cannot be changed. The Fall of Richmond looms and in the Shenandoah Valley insurgency brews. The time travelers must join the raiders to prevent a tr

Jul 30, 2014
Gideon Smith and the Brass Dragon by Barnett, David, 1970 January 11- author.

Gideon Smith and the Brass Dragon

"Nineteenth century London is the center of a vast British Empire, a teeming metropolis where steam-power is king and airships ply the skies, and where Queen Victoria presides over three quarters of the known world--including the east coast of America, following the failed revolution of 1775.Young Gideon Smith has seen things that no green lad of Her Majesty's dominion should ever experience. Through a series of incredible events Gideon has become the newest Hero of the Empire. But Gideon is a

Jul 30, 2014
God Emperor of Dune by Herbert, Frank.

God Emperor of Dune

Leto II, God Emperor of Dune, trades his humanity for immortality and desperately attempts to save humankind, in spite of a rising rebellion led by Siona who is unaware of her own destined role in preserving the future.

Jul 30, 2014
Grudgebearer - Book one of the Grudgebearer trilogy by Lewis, J. F. (Jeremy F.) author.

Grudgebearer - Book one of the Grudgebearer trilogy

Jul 30, 2014
H-bomb girl by Baxter, Stephen

H-bomb girl

Jul 30, 2014
Half a king by Abercrombie, Joe.

Half a king

Heir to the throne Yarvi, prompted by the murder of his father, embarks on a kingdom-transforming journey to regain the throne, even though having only one good hand means he cannot wield a weapon.

Jul 30, 2014
Hardship by Johnson, Jean

Hardship

Jul 24, 2014
Hardship by Johnson, Jean, 1972- author.

Hardship

In a long-awaited conclusion to the national best-selling military science fiction series, Ia, compelled by her precognitive abilities, must figure out how to preserve her home galaxy long after she's gone while trying to save her people from the alien Meddling.

Jul 30, 2014
Heretics of Dune by Herbert, Frank.

Heretics of Dune

Thousands of years after the death of God Emperor Leto II, the Bene Gesserit and the Bene Tleilax struggle to direct the future of Dune, while the great sandworms are dying and the planet is returning to desert.

Jul 30, 2014
Hidden by Jacka, Benedict

Hidden

Jul 30, 2014
How the white trash zombie got her groove back by Rowland, Diana, 1966-

How the white trash zombie got her groove back

When the Saberton Corporation declares war against the Zombie Mafia, Angel and the remnants of her gang must claw their way through corporate intrigue, zombie drugs and undead trafficking to rescue their friends.

Jul 27, 2014
Hurricane fever by Buckell, Tobias S.

Hurricane fever

"A storm is coming.... Introducing a pulse-pounding technothriller by the New York Times bestselling author of Arctic Rising Prudence "Roo" Jones never thought he'd have a family to look after--until suddenly he found himself taking care of his orphaned teenage nephew. Roo, a former Caribbean Intelligence operative, spends his downtime on his catamaran dodging the punishing hurricanes that are the new norm in the Caribbean. Roo enjoys the simple calm of his new life--until an unexpected package

Jul 30, 2014
Irregular verbs and other stories by Johnson, Matthew, 1972-, author.

Irregular verbs and other stories

Jul 30, 2014
Jurgen by Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958.

Jurgen

Jul 30, 2014
Last orders by Turtledove, Harry.

Last orders

A conclusion to the landmark World War II series explores the lives of everyday soldiers and civilians as well as historic leaders to consider the fallout of Chamberlain's alternate-world decision not to appease Hitler.

Jul 30, 2014
Last plane to heaven - the final collection by Lake, Jay.

Last plane to heaven - the final collection

"Last Plane to Heaven is the final and definitive short story collection of award-winning SF author Jay Lake, author of Green, Endurance, and Kalimpura. Long before he was a novelist, SF writer Jay Lake, was an acclaimed writer of short stories. In Last Plane to Heaven, Lake has assembled thirty-two of the best of them. Aliens and angels fill these pages, from the title story, a hard-edged and breathtaking look at how a real alien visitor might be received, to the savage truth of "The Cancer C

Jul 30, 2014
Lock in by Scalzi, John, 1969-

Lock in

"Fifteen years from now, a new virus sweeps the globe. 95% of those afflicted experience nothing worse than fever and headaches. Four percent suffer acute meningitis, creating the largest medical crisis in history. And one percent find themselves "lockedin"--fully awake and aware, but unable to move or respond to stimulus. One per cent doesn't seem like a lot. But in the United States, that's 1.7 million people "locked in"...including the President's wife and daughter. Spurred by grief and the

Jul 27, 2014
Magic breaks by Andrews, Ilona.

Magic breaks

"As the mate of the Beast Lord, Curran, former mercenary Kate Daniels has more responsibilities than it seems possible to juggle. Not only is she still struggling to keep her investigative business afloat, she must now deal with the affairs of the pack, including preparing her people for attack from Roland, a cruel ancient being with god-like powers. Since Kate's connection to Roland has come out into the open, no one is safe-especially those closest to Kate. As Roland's long shadow looms ever n

Jul 30, 2014
New frontiers - a collection of tales about the past, the present, and the future by Bova, Ben, 1932-

New frontiers - a collection of tales about the past, the present, and the future

"Fourteen startling visions of yesterday, today, and tomorrow from the six-time winner of the Hugo Award Frontiers can be found in all directions. Frontiers of time and space, as well as frontiers of courage, devotion, love, hate, and the outer limits of the human spirit. This outstanding collection of stories by one of science fiction's premier talents spans the length and breadth of history and the universe, while exploring thought-provoking new ideas and dilemmas. From the Baghdad of the Arab

Jul 30, 2014
Poison promise by Estep, Jennifer, author.

Poison promise

Gin Blanco is hard-nosed, sexy, and lethal. Nicknamed "The Spider," she's a stone elemental assassin who brings her unique mix of magic and tact to every assignment, no matter the target. There's a new drug on the streets of Ashland, and its name "Burn" sums up the potent effect it has on its users. When one of her restaurant employees is threatened by dealers of the drug, Gin steps in to set things straight...

Jul 30, 2014
Premonitions by Schultz, Jamie.

Premonitions

"It's the kind of score Karyn Ames has always dreamed of-enough to set her crew up pretty well and, more important, enough to keep her safely stocked on a very rare, very expensive black market drug. Without it, Karyn hallucinates slices of the future until they totally overwhelm her, leaving her unable to distinguish the present from the mess of certainties and possibilities yet to come. The client behind the heist is Enoch Sobell, a notorious crime lord with a reputation for being ruthless and

Jul 30, 2014
Prototype - a novel by Waters, M. D., 1976-

Prototype - a novel

The stunning debut that began with Archetype' and has readers buzzing'concludes in Prototype, when a woman's dual pasts lock onto a collision course, threatening her present and future. Emma looks forward to the day when she can let go of her past'both of them. After more than a year on the run, with clues to her parents' whereabouts within her grasp, she may finally find a place to settle down. Start a new life. Maybe even create new memories with a new family. But the past rises to haunt her a

Jul 30, 2014
Ravenshade - a tale of Alterra, the world that is by Marks, C. S.

Ravenshade - a tale of Alterra, the world that is

"..the Elfhunter is forced into a confrontation with Gaelen of the Greatwood, setting into motion a tale of deceit and betrayal from which neither may emerge. In an effort to prevail over his wily enemy, Gorgon forms a powerful, poisonous alliance with an ancient, sinister force darker and deadlier than any the Company has yet known. Each side must weave a web of deception that ultimately drives them deeper into the ruined northern lands, even as the world of Alterra is plunged into war."--Back

Jul 25, 2014
Resistance by Basu, Samit, author.

Resistance

How would you adapt to a world of superhumans? And how far would you go to stop them destroying it? In 2020, eleven years after the passengers of flight BA 142 developed extraordinary abilities corresponding to their innermost desires, the world is overrun with supers. Some use their powers for good, some for evil, and some just want to pulverize the world's most iconic monuments and star in their own reality show. But now, from New York to Tokyo, someone is hunting down supers, killing heroes a

Jul 30, 2014
Rise of the king by Salvatore, R. A., 1959- author.

Rise of the king

Follows dwarf king Bruenor Battlehammer and his violent feud with the orc kingdom of Many Arrows, as they seek to take advantage of the Sundering chaos.

Jul 30, 2014
Sea of Sorrows by Moore, James A.

Sea of Sorrows

Jul 24, 2014
Sea of Sorrows by Moore, James A. (James Arthur), 1965-

Sea of Sorrows

"As a deputy commissioner for the ICC, Alan Decker's job is to make sure the settlements on LV178 follow all the rules, keeping the colonists safe. But the planet known as New Galveston holds secrets, lurking deep beneath the toxic sands dubbed the Sea of Sorrows. The Weyland-Yutani Corporation has secrets of its own, as Decker discovers when he is forced to join a team of mercenaries sent to investigate an ancient excavation. Somewhere in that long-forgotten dig lies the thing the company want

Jul 30, 2014
Second nature by Mack, David, 1969- author.

Second nature

An all-new Star Trek series begins! A new mission: The late twenty-third century--Starfleet's golden age of exploration. Desperate to stay one step ahead of its rivals, the Federation sends two starships, the scout Sagittarius and the cruiser Endeavour, to plumb the secrets of the vast region known as the Taurus Reach. A doomed race: Drawn by mysterious energy readings to a lush green world, the crew of the Sagittarius find the Tomol: a species whose members all commit ritual suicide just as the

Jul 30, 2014
Sergeant Chip and other novellas by Denton, Bradley, author.

Sergeant Chip and other novellas

"With these three novellas, science-fiction, fantasy, and horror storyteller Bradley Denton takes you inside hearts and minds filled with violence, mystery, and magic--whose startling worlds are no more than half a step away from your own: In the Hugo Award-nominated and Sturgeon Award-winning sf story "Sergeant Chip," you'll see war from the front lines..through the eyes of an enhanced soldier whose determination, skills, and loyalty are utterly unshakeable. But when Man makes a weapon of his

Jul 30, 2014
Shattering the ley - a fantasy novel by Palmatier, Joshua.

Shattering the ley - a fantasy novel

"Erenthrall--sprawling city of light and magic, whose streets are packed with traders from a dozen lands and whose buildings and towers are grown and shaped in the space of a day. At the heart of the city is the Nexus, the hub of a magical ley line system that powers Erenthrall. This ley line also links the city and the Baronial plains to rest of the continent and the world beyond. The Prime Wielders control the Nexus with secrecy and lies, but it is the Baron who controls the Wielders. The Baro

Jul 27, 2014
Sleeping Late on Judgement Day by Williams, Tad

Sleeping Late on Judgement Day

Jul 27, 2014
Soda pop soldier by Cole, Nick, 1968-

Soda pop soldier

Jul 30, 2014
Spirits from beyond by Green, Simon R., 1955- author.

Spirits from beyond

"Their latest assignment takes JC and the team to a small country village, site of a famously haunted inn. At first, JC thinks that the spirits in the King's Arms are more the stuff of urban legend than anything that needs the Ghost Finders' expertise. Then one story rings true: the tale of a traveler trapped by an unusual thunderstorm who retired to her room for the night--and vanished. Trapped by an unusual thunderstorm--like the one that begins raging outside shortly after they arrive...As th

Jul 30, 2014
Station eleven - a novel by St. John Mandel, Emily, 1979-

Station eleven - a novel

"An audacious, darkly glittering novel about art, fame, and ambition set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, from the author of three highly acclaimed previous novels. One snowy night a famous Hollywood actor slumps over and dies onstage during a production of King Lear. Hours later, the world as we know it begins to dissolve. Moving back and forth in time-from the actor's early days as a film star to fifteen years in the future, when a theater troupe known as the Traveling Symphony r

Jul 30, 2014
Stories of the Raksura - The Falling World & the Tale of Indigo and Cloud by Wells, Martha

Stories of the Raksura - The Falling World & the Tale of Indigo and Cloud

Jul 30, 2014
Sword of the bright lady by Planck, M. C, author.

Sword of the bright lady

"Christopher Sinclair goes out for a walk on a mild Arizona evening and never comes back. He stumbles into a freezing winter under an impossible night sky, where magic is real -- but bought at a terrible price. A misplaced act of decency lands him in a brawl with an arrogant nobleman and puts him under a death sentence. In desperation he agrees to be drafted into an eternal war, serving as a priest of the Bright Lady, Goddess of Healing. But when Marcius, god of war, offers the only hope of a w

Jul 30, 2014
The broken eye by Weeks, Brent.

The broken eye

Without the protection of Gavin Guile, who has been captured and enslaved and has lost his powers, Kip, Teia, and Karris fight to survive a secret war between the nobles, rebels, and an ancient order of stealthy assassins called The Broken Eye.

Jul 27, 2014
The Bullet-catcher's Daughter - The Fall of the Gas-lit Empire by Duncan, Rod

The Bullet-catcher's Daughter - The Fall of the Gas-lit Empire

Jul 30, 2014
The causal angel by Rajaniemi, Hannu.

The causal angel

"With his infectious love of storytelling in all its forms, his rich characterization and his unrivaled grasp of thrillingly bizarre cutting-edge science, Hannu Rajaniemi swiftly set a new benchmark for Science Fiction in the 21st century. Now, with his third novel, he completes the tale of the many lives, and minds, of gentleman rogue Jean le Flambeur. Influenced as much by the fin de sie`cle novels of Maurice leBlanc as he is by the greats of SF, Rajaniemi weaves intricate, warm capers through

Jul 30, 2014
The Clockwork Dagger - a novel by Cato, Beth.

The Clockwork Dagger - a novel

"Full of magic, mystery, and romance, an enchanting steampunk fantasy debut in the bestselling vein of Trudi Canavan and Gail Carriger.Orphaned as a child, Octavia Leander was doomed to grow up on the streets until Miss Percival saved her and taught her to become a medician. Gifted with incredible powers, the young healer is about to embark on her first mission, visiting suffering cities in the far reaches of the war-scarred realm. But the airship on which she is traveling is plagued by a series

Jul 30, 2014
The complete cosmicomics by Calvino, Italo.

The complete cosmicomics

Jul 30, 2014
The Crimson Campaign by McClellan, Brian, 1986-

The Crimson Campaign

After his attempted invasion of Kez fails, Tamas must retreat to defend his country from the angry god, Kresimir, while Inspector Adamat tries to rescue his wife from the evil Lord Vetas in this sequel to Promise of Blood.

Jul 30, 2014
The Dark Eidolon and other fantasies by Smith, Clark Ashton, 1893-1961.

The Dark Eidolon and other fantasies

"A much-awaited collection of prose and poetry from one of the great cosmic masters of the supernatural. Not just any fantasy, horror, and science fiction author could impress H. P. Lovecraft into calling him "unexcelled by any other writer, dead or living" or compel Fritz Lieber to employ the worthy term sui generis. Clark Ashton Smith-autodidact, prolific poet, amateur philosopher, bizarre sculptor, and unmatched storyteller-simply wrote like no one else, before or since. This new collection o

Jul 30, 2014
The day lasts more than a hundred years by Aĭtmatov, Chingiz.

The day lasts more than a hundred years

Yedigei looks back on his life as he brings the body of a close friend across the steppes of Central Asia to be buried in an ancient cemetary

Jul 30, 2014
The demolished man by Bester, Alfred, author.

The demolished man

In 2301, a psychopathic business magnate comes up with the ultimate plan to eliminate his competition and destroy the order of society.

Jul 30, 2014
The Falcon Throne by Miller, Karen

The Falcon Throne

Jul 30, 2014
The golden princess - a novel of the change by Stirling, S. M.

The golden princess - a novel of the change

"Princess Orlaith, heir to Rudi Mackenzie, Artos the First, High King of Montival, now wields the Sword of the Lady--and faces a new enemy. Fortunately, she also has a new ally in Reiko, Empress of Japan, who has been pursued to America by a conquering army from Asia. To combat their mutual foe, Orlaith and Reiko embark on a quest to find the fabled Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi, the Grass-Cutting Sword, one of the three great treasures of the Japanese Imperial House. But dreams have revealed that the roa

Jul 27, 2014
The great Abraham Lincoln pocket watch conspiracy - a novel by Della Quercia, Jacopo, (Historian)

The great Abraham Lincoln pocket watch conspiracy - a novel

"This historical thriller is an equal-parts cocktail of action, adventure, science-fiction and comedy. The book follows a globe-trotting President Taft and Robert Todd Lincoln in a race to solve a mystery stretching back to the Civil War and the Lincoln assassination. Based on true events, readers will find themselves swept into a vast conspiracy spanning four continents and three oceans during the turn of the century. Fascinating technologies will be harnessed, dark secrets revealed, true villa

Jul 30, 2014
The heir of Khored by Ross, Deborah J.

The heir of Khored

"For Shannivar, warrior of the Azkhantia Steppe, the future is grim. She faces twin threats: the mighty Gelon empire, ruthessly conquering independent nations like her own, and the malevolent entity of Fire and Ice, unleashed from its prison in the Far North. And she must face them alone. After meeting Zevaron, an exiled prince in search of aid from Azkhantia, Shannivar and Zevaron had traveled together and fallen in love. But their journey to the north to investigate dangerous omens failed when

Jul 30, 2014
The High Druid's blade - the Defenders of Shannara by Brooks, Terry.

The High Druid's blade - the Defenders of Shannara

"Paxon Leah never thought of the old family sword hanging above his living room hearth as anything other than an intriguing ornament...until his sister is kidnapped by a sorceror. Following the dark mage with nothing but this piece of steel to protect him, Paxon stumbles into a plot to overthow the Druids and remake the world...and accidentally unlocks the powers of the ancient blade. Now, he must learn to master the sword's power in order to protect not only his sister, but also the very people

Jul 30, 2014
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Adams, Douglas, 1952-2001.

The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy

Chronicles the off-beat and occasionally extraterrestrial journeys, notions, and acquaintances of galactic traveler Arthur Dent.

Jul 30, 2014
The light fantastic by Lang, Jeffrey, author.

The light fantastic

When holographic master criminal Professor James Moriarty seeks to manipulate him into finding an android body for him to permanently inhabit, Data tries to outwit his nemesis before he decides to take over Data's own body.

Jul 27, 2014
The little green book of Chairman Rahma by Herbert, Brian.

The little green book of Chairman Rahma

"A revolution has taken over the government of the United States and the environment has been saved. All pollution has been banned and reversed. It's a bright, green new world. But this new world comes with a great cost. The United States is ruled by a dictatorship and the corporations are fighting back. Joining them are an increasing number of rebels angered by the dictatorship of Chairman Rahma. The Chairman's power is absolute and appears strong, but in The Little Green Book of Chairman Rahma

Jul 30, 2014
The lost by Durst, Sarah Beth, author.

The lost

"It was only meant to be a brief detour. But then Lauren finds herself trapped in a town called Lost on the edge of a desert, filled with things abandoned, broken and thrown away. And when she tries to escape, impassible dust storms and something unexplainable lead her back to Lost again and again. The residents she meets there tell her she's going to have to figure out just what she's missing--and what she's running from--before she can leave. So now Lauren's on a new search for a purpose and a

Jul 30, 2014
The mark of the Tala - the twelve kingdoms by Kennedy, Jeffe, 1966- author.

The mark of the Tala - the twelve kingdoms

Andromeda, a high king's middle daughter, finds her life taking a drastic turn when the king of a supernatural land of shapeshifters and demons takes her as his queen.

Jul 30, 2014
The Mirror Empire by Hurley, Kameron

The Mirror Empire

Jul 30, 2014
The outsorcerer's apprentice by Holt, Tom, 1961- author.

The outsorcerer's apprentice

"A happy workforce, it is said, is a productive workforce. Mmmm. Try telling that to an army of belligerent goblins. Or the Big Bad Wolf. Or a professional dragons layer. Who is looking after their well-being? Who gives a damn about their intolerable working conditions, lack of adequate health insurance, and terrible coffee in the canteen? Thankfully, with access to an astonishingly diverse workforce and limitless natural resources, maximizing revenue and improving operating profit has never rea

Jul 30, 2014
The Paper Magician by Holmberg, Charlie N./ McFadden, Amy (NRT)

The Paper Magician

Jul 30, 2014
The polaris whisper by Gregory, Kenneth (Novelist)

The polaris whisper

Jul 30, 2014
The queen of the tearling - a novel by Johansen, Erika.

The queen of the tearling - a novel

"On her nineteenth birthday, Princess Kelsea Raleigh Glynn, raised in exile, sets out on a perilous journey back to the castle of her birth to ascend her rightful throne. Plain and serious, a girl who loves books and learning, Kelsea bears little resemblance to her mother, the vain and frivolous Queen Elyssa. But though she may be inexperienced and sheltered, Kelsea is not defenseless: Around her neck hangs the Tearling sapphire, a jewel of immense magical power; and accompanying her is the Quee

Jul 30, 2014
The return of the discontinued man - a Burton & Swinburne adventure by Hodder, Mark, 1962-

The return of the discontinued man - a Burton & Swinburne adventure

"A wildly imaginative alternate history set in motion by the assassination of Queen Victoria where Sir Richard Francis Burton and Algernon Swinburne serve as the Holmes and Watson in a series of madcap and macabre mysteries"--

Jul 30, 2014
The rhesus chart by Stross, Charles, author.

The rhesus chart

"As a newly appointed junior manager within the Laundry--the clandestine organization responsible for protecting Britain against supernatural threats--Bob Howard is expected to show some initiative to help the agency battle the forces of darkness. But shining a light on things best left in the shadows is the last thing Bob wants to do--especially when those shadows hide an occult parasite spreading a deadly virus. Traders employed by a merchant bank in London are showing signs of infection--an a

Jul 27, 2014
The Ringworld throne by Niven, Larry.

The Ringworld throne

In the twenty-ninth century, Louis Wu, a 200-years-young adventurer, became one of the first humans from Known Space to set foot on the Ringworld, and his exploits there became legends among many of the native races. During Louis Wu's second sojourn on the Ringworld, he was able to save it from total destruction ... but several hundred million people died anyway, and that was a mighty weight on one man's conscience. But odd events on the Ringworld would require Louis Wu's attention once again: V

Jul 30, 2014
The rods and the axe by Kratman, Tom.

The rods and the axe

"Book #6 in the popular Carrera military science fiction series. Tarawa. Iwo. Normandy. Names that shine in the military history of two worlds, places where brave men stormed ashore and fought their way to victory no matter the odds. But then there are other names: Marathon. Malta. Gallipoli. Balboa's Patricio Carrera has driven the Tauran Union from his adopted country, driven them out with appalling loss and worse humiliation. That's not enough though. To finally finish his enemies, Carre

Jul 29, 2014
The rods and the axe by Kratman, Tom.

The rods and the axe

"Books #6 in the popular Carrera military science fiction series. Tarawa. Iwo. Normandy. Names that shine in the military history of two worlds, places where brave men stormed ashore and fought their way to victory no matter the odds. But then there are other names: Marathon. Malta. Gallipoli. Balboa's Patricio Carrera has driven the Tauran Union from his adopted country, driven them out with appalling loss and worse humiliation. That's not enough though. To finally finish his enemies, Carrera n

Jul 30, 2014
The savior by Daniel, Tony.

The savior

"Sequel to The Heretic, Book 10 in the nationally best-selling General series. FROM HERETIC TO SAVIOR Duisberg is one of thousands of planets plunged into darkness and chaos by the collapse of the galactic republic, but where other worlds have begun torebuild a star-travelling culture, Duisberg remains in an uneasy balance between mud-brick civilization and bloodthirsty barbarism. The people of Duisberg have a god: Zentrum, a supercomputer from the ancient past. Zentrum has decided avoid anot

Jul 27, 2014
The seat of magic - a novel of the Golden City by Cheney, J. Kathleen.

The seat of magic - a novel of the Golden City

"Magical beings have been banned from the Golden City for decades, though many live there in secret. Now humans and nonhumans alike are in danger as evil stalks the streets, growing more powerful with every kill. It's been two weeks since Oriana Paredes was banished from the Golden City. Police consultant Duilio Ferreira, who himself has a talent he must keep secret, can't escape the feeling that, though she's supposedly returned home to her people, Oriana is in danger. Adding to Duilio's concer

Jul 27, 2014
The seventh sigil by Weis, Margaret.

The seventh sigil

"Margaret Weis, the bestselling author of many epic adventure fantasies, is at her best in The Seventh Sigil. Five hundred years ago, a clan of rebels was banished to the bottom of the world; ever since, these Bottom Dwellers have sought revenge, and nowthey are waging all-out war on the rest of humanity, those who live Above. Their deadly "contramagic" beams destroy buildings and attack naval airships, and their magical drumming brings terrible storms and disrupts the magic of the people and dr

Jul 30, 2014
The shadow throne by Wexler, Django.

The shadow throne

Anyone can plot a coup or fire an assassin’s bullet. But in a world of muskets and magic, it takes considerably more to seize the throne. The ailing King of the Vordan lies on his deathbed. When he dies, his daughter, Raesinia Orboan, will become the first Queen Regnant in centuries—and a ripe target for the ambitious men who seek to control her. The most dangerous of these is Duke Orlanko, Minister of Information and master of the secret police. Having meticulously silenced his adversaries thro

Jul 30, 2014
The tomb by Wilson, F. Paul (Francis Paul)

The tomb

Jul 30, 2014
The traitor's heir by Thayer, Anna.

The traitor's heir

As Cadet Eamon Goodman swears to serve the Master, a dark voice penetrates his mind, and offers him unsettling power. Then Eamon meets the true King. Despite having made a binding oath to the Master, his heart longs to be a King's man. Whom will Eamon betray?

Jul 30, 2014
The very best of fantasy & science fiction. Volume 2 by

The very best of fantasy & science fiction. Volume 2

Jul 30, 2014
The Wasteland saga - three novels by Cole, Nick, 1968- author.

The Wasteland saga - three novels

"Nick Cole sends us on a suspenseful odyssey into the dark heart of post-apocalyptic America in this three-part adventure. Forty years after a devastating nuclear Armageddon, mankind has been reduced to salvaging the ruins of a broken world. In a style that's part Hemingway and part Cormac McCarthy's The Road, The Wasteland Saga chronicles the struggle of the Old Man, his granddaughter, and a mysterious boy as they try to survive the savagelands of this new American Dark Age. With the words of t

Jul 30, 2014
The witch with no name by Harrison, Kim, 1966-

The witch with no name

"Rachel Morgan's come a long way from the clutzy runner of Dead Witch Walking. She's faced vampires and werewolves, banshees, witchs, and soul-eating demons. She's crossed worlds, channeled gods, and accepted her place as a day-walking demon. She's lost friends and lovers and family, and an old enemy has become something much more. But power demands responsibility, and world-changers must always pay a price. That time is now. To save Ivy's soul and the rest of the living vampires, to keep the de

Jul 30, 2014
The Wurms of Blearmouth - a Malazan tale of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach by Erikson, Steven.

The Wurms of Blearmouth - a Malazan tale of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach

"A new novella from New York Times bestselling author Steven Erikson, set in the world of the Malazan Book of the Fallen, The Wurms of Blearmouth. Tyranny comes in many guises, and tyrants thrive in palaces and one-room hovels, in back alleys and playgrounds. Tyrants abound on the verges of civilization, where disorder frays the rule of civil conduct and propriety surrenders to brutal imposition. Millions are made to kneel and yet more millions die horrible deaths in a welter of suffering and mi

Jul 30, 2014
The year's best dark fantasy & horror, 2014 by

The year's best dark fantasy & horror, 2014

Jul 30, 2014
Tower Lord by Ryan, Anthony.

Tower Lord

"In Blood Song, Anthony Ryan introduced readers to "a fascinating world of conflicting religions and the wars fought in the name of those faiths" (Library Journal). Now Ryan's epic tale continues as Vaelin Al Sorna discovers that there is no escape from the call of destiny -- "The blood-song rose with an unexpected tune, a warm hum mingling recognition with an impression of safety. He had a sense it was welcoming him home." Vaelin Al Sorna, warrior of the Sixth Order, called Darkblade, called Ho

Jul 27, 2014
Traitor's blade by De Castell, Sebastien, author.

Traitor's blade

"The King is dead, the Greatcoats have been disbanded, and Falcio Val Mond and his fellow magistrates Kest and Brasti have been reduced to working as bodyguards for a nobleman who refuses to pay them. Things could be worse, of course. Their employer could be lying dead on the floor while they are forced to watch the killer plant evidence framing them for the murder. Oh wait, that's exactly what's happening. Now a royal conspiracy is about to unfold in the most corrupt city in the world. A carefu

Jul 30, 2014
Trial by Fire - Volume Two of the Tales of the Terran Republic by Gannon, Charles E.

Trial by Fire - Volume Two of the Tales of the Terran Republic

"When interstellar diplomat and intelligence operative Caine Riordan returns from humanity's first encounter with aliens, war erupts. With Earth's fleet shattered by a sneak attack and its survivors fighting for their lives, Caine must rely upon both hisfirst contact and weaponry skills to contend with alien enemy but finds all is not as it seems. What if something even worse is on the way? It could be that Earth's attacker's harrowing memories of a long-past war makes them willing to do anythin

Jul 30, 2014
Under the Final Moon by Jayne, Hannah

Under the Final Moon

Jul 27, 2014
Unlocked - an oral history of Haden's syndrome by Scalzi, John

Unlocked - an oral history of Haden's syndrome

Jul 30, 2014
Unwept by Hickman, Tracy, author.

Unwept

"Unwept -- the beginning of a spellbinding new trilogy by Tracy Hickman and Laura Hickman bestselling co-creators of Dragonlance and Ravenloft. Gamin, Maine, is a remote seaside town where everyone seems to know Ellis Harkington better than she knows herself--but she doesn't remember any of them.Unknown events have robbed Ellis of her memory. Concerned individuals, who claim to be friends and loved ones, insist that she simply needs to recuperate, and that her memories may return in time. But, f

Jul 27, 2014
Variable star by Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-1988.

Variable star

Two young lovers are forced apart by pride, power, and the immensity of interstellar time and space, in an authorized version of an unfinished novel by Hugo Award-winning late science fiction master Robert Heinlein.

Jul 30, 2014
Visions / A Cainsville Novel by Armstrong, Kelley, author.

Visions / A Cainsville Novel

Estranged from Gabriel when his past comes to light, Olivia Taylor-Jones receives a sinister warning in the form of a murder victim dressed to look like her and struggles to learn the truth about the victim, the role of her new home, and her susceptibility to old enemies.

Jul 27, 2014
Voices from Beyond by Green, Simon R.

Voices from Beyond

Jul 30, 2014
We can remember it for you wholesale by Dick, Philip K.

We can remember it for you wholesale

Jul 30, 2014
White witch, black curse by Harrison, Kim, 1966-

White witch, black curse

Witch detective Rachel Morgan attempts to solve the mysterious death of her boyfriend by an emotion-sucking banshee. To exact her revenge on the killer, she brings in her PI partners--Ivy, a bisexual vampire, and Jenks, a pixie in existential crisis--along with empathic psychiatrist Ford and the banshee victim's father, Federal Inderland Bureau captain Edden.

Jul 30, 2014
William Shakespeare's the Jedi doth return by Doescher, Ian, author.

William Shakespeare's the Jedi doth return

Han Solo entombed in carbonite, the princess taken captive, the Rebel Alliance besieged, and Jabba the Hutt engorged. Now Luke Skywalker and his Rebel band must seek fresh allies in their quest to thwart construction of a new Imperial Death Star.

Jul 27, 2014
Wizard by Varley, John, 1947 August 9-

Wizard

In the second novel of the Gaean trilogy, human explorers have entered the sprawling mind of Gaea. Now they must fight her will. For she is much too powerful ... and definitely insane. Reissue.

Jul 30, 2014
Wolfsbane by Philip, Gillian, 1964-

Wolfsbane

Rory MacGregor, kept a virtual prisoner in his own father's dun and hunted by the Sithe queen, escapes to the Otherworld where he tricks Hannah Falconer, also trapped by circumstance, into crossing the Veil with him and meanwhile, Seth MacGregor is shocked to learn who is leading an attack against the clan after years of stalemate.

Jul 30, 2014
Wood sprites by Spencer, Wen.

Wood sprites

"Book 4 in the Romantic Times Sapphire award winning Elfhome series. Even though they attend a school of gifted students in New York City, child geniuses Louise Mayer and her twin sister Jillian have always felt alone in the world, isolated by their brilliance. Shortly before their ninth birthday, they make an amazing discovery. They're not alone. Their real mother was astronaut Esme Shenske and their father was the famous inventor, Leonardo Dufae. They have an older sister, Alexander, living

Jul 27, 2014