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1636 - the Cardinal virtues by Flint, Eric, author.

1636 - the Cardinal virtues

In 1636 France, King Louis sends his expectant wife, Queen Anne, into seclusion to keep her safe, while France's foreign enemies as well as traitors within the court make their move, forcing factions both inside and outside of the country to choose sides.

Aug 3, 2015
A Red Rose Chain by McGuire, Seanan

A Red Rose Chain

Aug 3, 2015
A, B, C - three short novels by Delany, Samuel R.

A, B, C - three short novels

Aug 3, 2015
Abomination by Whitta, Gary, author.

Abomination

"After the fall of the Roman Empire, chaos and bloodshed swept across the remains of western civilization like a plague. Consumed by feudal warfare, Europe plunged into a centuries-long era of illiteracy and cultural desolation from which few historical records survived. Some believe that the true history of this dark age was deliberately concealed by its surviving scholars. Too incredible to be believed, too terrible to be retold. Until now"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 3, 2015
Alive by Sigler, Scott.

Alive

Waking up in a mysterious enclosed space with no memory of their identities, a group of adults uncovers evidence of a long-past war and the horrifying realities of their confinement.

Aug 3, 2015
American craftsmen by Doyle, Tom, 1964-

American craftsmen

Cursed by a Persian sorcerer and haunted by ancestors after a mission gone wrong, magician Army Captain Dale Morton is targeted by Major Michael Endicott, who would protect Dale despite Dale's possibly demonic nature.

Jul 29, 2015
Archmage by Salvatore, R. A.

Archmage

Aug 2, 2015
Armada - a novel by Cline, Ernest, author.

Armada - a novel

It's just another day of high school for Zack Lightman. He's daydreaming through another boring math class, with just one more month to go until graduation and freedom--if he can make it that long without getting suspended again. Then he glances out his classroom window and spots the flying saucer. At first, Zack thinks he's going crazy. A minute later, he's sure of it. Because the UFO he's staring at is straight out of the videogame he plays every night, a hugely popular online flight simulator

Aug 3, 2015
Artemis invaded by Lindskold, Jane M., author.

Artemis invaded

"In Artemis Invaded, Jane Lindskold returns to the world of Artemis, a pleasure planet that was lost for millennia, a place that holds secrets that could give mankind back unimaginable powers. Stranded archaeologist Griffin is determined to make his way back to his home world with news of the Artemis discovery. He and his gene-modified native companion, the huntress Adara, and her psyche-linked puma Sand Shadow, set out to find another repository of the ancient technology in the hope that someho

Aug 2, 2015
Atonement by Beyer, Kirsten

Atonement

Aug 3, 2015
Aurora by Robinson, Kim Stanley, author.

Aurora

"Generations after leaving earth, a starship draws near to the planet that may serve as a new home world for those on board. But the journey has brought unexpected changes and their best laid plans may not be enough to survive"--

Aug 2, 2015
Battlemage by Aryan, Stephen

Battlemage

Aug 3, 2015
Best of Gregory Benford by Benford, Gregory, 1941-

Best of Gregory Benford

"This is a monumental collection of thirty-eight Gregory Benford stories, including some of the best science fiction of the last fifty years, chosen from the more than two hundred he has published to date. We have here a series of snapshots of a moving target, a writer who has been growing and changing for decades, extending his art, and the art of science fiction writing. Benford continues building himself challenging structures to write in with two story series in progress that may emerge as m

Aug 3, 2015
Beta-life - stories from an a-life future by

Beta-life - stories from an a-life future

This is an anthology of specially-commissioned stories imagining life in 2070. The stories explore the future of robotics, and the possibilities promised by the next generation of computers.

Aug 2, 2015
Bombs away - the hot war by Turtledove, Harry.

Bombs away - the hot war

"In an era of nuclear posturing, what if the Cold War had suddenly turned hot? Bombs Away begins with President Harry Truman in desperate consultation with General Douglas MacArthur, whose control of the ground war in Korea has slipped disastrously away. MacArthur recognizes a stark reality: The U.S. military has been cut to the bone after victory over the Nazis--while China and the USSR have built up their forces. The only way to stop the Communist surge into the Korean Peninsula and save thous

Aug 3, 2015
Book of the unnamed midwife by Elison, Meg

Book of the unnamed midwife

Jul 29, 2015
City of the Iron Fish by Ings, Simon

City of the Iron Fish

Aug 2, 2015
Clockwork Lives by Anderson, Kevin J./ Peart, Neil (CRT)

Clockwork Lives

Aug 3, 2015
Cold iron by Leicht, Stina.

Cold iron

Prince Nels is the scholarly runt of the ancient Kainen royal family of Eledore, disregarded as flawed by the king and many others. Only Suvi, his fraternal twin sister, supports him. When Nels is ambushed by an Acrasian scouting party, he does the forbidden for a member of the ruling family: He picks up a fallen sword and defends himself. Disowned and dismissed to the military, Nels establishes himself as a leader as Eledore begins to shatter under the attack of the Acrasians, who the Kainen ha

Aug 3, 2015
Crossways by Bedford, Jacey

Crossways

Aug 3, 2015
Crucible Zero by Monk, Devon

Crucible Zero

Aug 3, 2015
Daring by James, Elliott, author.

Daring

Something is rotten in the state of Wisconsin. Werewolf packs are being united and absorbed into an army of super soldiers by a mysterious figure who speaks like an angel and fights like a demon. And every Knight Templar -- keepers of the magical peace between mankind and magickind -- who tries to get close to this big bad wolf winds up dead. No knight can infiltrate a group whose members can smell a human from a mile away ... no knight except one. John Charming. Ex knight. Current werewolf. Hun

Aug 3, 2015
Darwin's Watch - the Science of Discworld III by Pratchett, Terry.

Darwin's Watch - the Science of Discworld III

The wizard scholars of Unseen University wrestle with the popularity of a theory of theological design put forth by a man named Darwin.

Aug 3, 2015
Daughter of the blood by Bishop, Anne.

Daughter of the blood

Three men, sworn enemies, vie for sway over the girl witch--a blue-eyed innocent--who is to rule over the Dark Kingdom, commencing a ruthless game of politics, magic, and betrayal, in which the weapons are love and hate.

Jul 30, 2015
Daughter of the blood by Bishop, Anne.

Daughter of the blood

Three men, sworn enemies, vie for sway over the girl witch--a blue-eyed innocent--who is to rule over the Dark Kingdom, commencing a ruthless game of politics, magic, and betrayal, in which the weapons are love and hate.

Aug 3, 2015
Dead man's reach by Jackson, D. B., author.

Dead man's reach

"Let the battle for souls begin in Dead Man's Reach, the fourth, stand-alone novel in D.B. Jackson's acclaimed Thieftaker series. Boston, 1770: The city is a powder keg as tensions between would-be rebels and loyalist torries approach a breaking point and one man is willing to light the match that sets everything off to ensure that he has his revenge. The presence of the British Regulars has made thieftaking a hard business to be in and the jobs that are available are reserved for Sephira Pryce.

Aug 3, 2015
Devil's daughter - an urban fantasy by Schenk-de Michele, Hope.

Devil's daughter - an urban fantasy

Lucinda, the immortal daughter of Eve and Lucifer, has worked for millennia to quietly subvert her father's schemes. In the mortal world she operates Lucinda's Pawnshop and Antiquary, a place that attracts people who are at a moral or spiritual crossroads.

Aug 2, 2015
Down the Rabbit Hole by Robb, J. D./ Blayney, Mary/ Fox, Elaine/ McComas, Mary Kay/ Ryan, R. C.

Down the Rabbit Hole

Aug 3, 2015
Dragon coast by Van Eekhout, Greg.

Dragon coast

Aug 3, 2015
Dragon Heart by Holland, Cecelia

Dragon Heart

Aug 2, 2015
Dragon Queen by Deas, Stephen

Dragon Queen

Jul 30, 2015
Dragon queen by Deas, Stephen, 1968- author.

Dragon queen

In the years before the Dragons laid waste to man's empire, the fearsome monsters were used for war and as gifts of surpassing wealth to buy favour in the constant political battles that tore at the kingdoms. Notorious in these battles was the Dragon Queen. And now she is a prisoner. But no one is more dangerous than when caged...

Aug 3, 2015
Exile's return by Feist, Raymond E.

Exile's return

Banished to a distant land by Tal Hawkins, Kaspar, the former evil Duke of Olasko, travels halfway around the world while working as a common laborer and enduring numerous dangers in his determination to return home.

Aug 3, 2015
Fearless by James, Elliott.

Fearless

"THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS A CLEARCUT CASE OF RITE AND WRONG. When your last name is Charming, rescuing virgins comes with the territory, even when the virgin in question is a nineteen-year-old college boy. Someone, somewhere, has declared war on Kevin Kichida, and that someone has a long list of magical predators on their rolodex. The good news is that Kevin lives in a town where Ted Cahill is the new sheriff and old ally of John Charming. The attacks on Kevin seem to be a pattern, and the mor

Aug 2, 2015
Finches of Mars by Aldiss, Brian W.

Finches of Mars

Aug 2, 2015
Guerilla by Odom, Mel, author.

Guerilla

Aug 3, 2015
Half a war by Abercrombie, Joe.

Half a war

"New York Times bestselling author Joe Abercrombie delivers the stunning conclusion to the epic fantasy trilogy that began with Half a King, praised by George R. R. Martin as "a fast-paced tale of betrayal and revenge that grabbed me from page 1 and refused to let go." Words are weapons. Princess Skara has seen all she loved made blood and ashes. She is left with only words. But the right words can be as deadly as any blade. If she is to reclaim her birthright, she must conquer her fears and sha

Aug 3, 2015
Heir to the shadows by Bishop, Anne.

Heir to the shadows

Jaenelle struggles to heal from the amnesia that shields her from terrifying memories of her childhood, until her memories return, her magical powers mature, and she can fulfill her destiny as heir to the magical Darkness

Jul 30, 2015
Heir to the shadows by Bishop, Anne.

Heir to the shadows

Jaenelle struggles to heal from the amnesia that shields her from terrifying memories of her childhood, until her memories return, her magical powers mature, and she can fulfill her destiny as heir to the magical Darkness.

Aug 3, 2015
His father's eyes by Coe, David B, author.

His father's eyes

P.I. Justis Fearsson, a weremyste with the the ability to see into the paranormal world, investigates a link between a drug lord and a wealthy financier in a planned terrorist attack, all the while evading the dark sorcerers who want to kill him.

Jul 30, 2015
His father's eyes by Coe, David B.

His father's eyes

"Private detective Justis 'Jay' Fearsson is a weremyste. He wields potent magic but every month, on the full moon, he loses his mind. A legion of dark sorcerers has descended on Phoenix, wreaking havoc. Jay has to figure out what connects a billionaire financier and a vicious drug kingpin to an attempted terrorist attack, a spate of ritual killings, and the murder of a powerful runemyste. And he has to do it fast since the dark sorcerers have Jay in their crosshairs, and with his death they inte

Aug 3, 2015
Killing pretty - a Sandman Slim novel by Kadrey, Richard.

Killing pretty - a Sandman Slim novel

"Sandman Slim investigates Death's death in this hip, propulsive urban fantasy through a phantasmagoric LA rife with murder, mayhem, and magic. James Stark has met his share of demons and angels, on earth and beyond. Now, he's come face to face with the one entity few care to meet: Death. Someone has tried to kill Death--ripping the heart right out of him--or rather the body he's inhabiting. Death needs Sandman Slim's help: he believes anyone who can beat Lucifer and the old gods at their own ga

Aug 3, 2015
Knight's shadow by De Castell, Sebastien, author.

Knight's shadow

A few days after the horrifying murder of a duke and his family, Falcio val Mond, swordsman and First Cantor of the Greatcoats, begins a deadly pursuit to capture the killer. But Falcio soon discovers his own life is in mortal danger from a poison administered as a final act of revenge by one of his deadliest enemies.

Aug 3, 2015
Lagoon by Okorafor, Nnedi, author.

Lagoon

"It's up to a famous rapper, a biologist, and a rogue soldier to handle humanity's first contact with an alien ambassador--and prevent mass extinction--in this novel that blends magical realism with high-stakes action. After word gets out on the Internet that aliens have landed in the waters outside of the world's fifth most populous city, chaos ensues. Soon the military, religious leaders, thieves, and crackpots are trying to control the message on YouTube and on the streets. Meanwhile, the ea

Aug 3, 2015
Lamp black, wolf grey by Brackston, Paula.

Lamp black, wolf grey

"Artist Laura Matthews finds her new home in the Welsh mountains to be a place so charged with tales and legends that she is able to reach through the gossamer-fine veil that separates her own world from that of myth and fable. She and her husband Dan have given up their city life and moved to Blaencwm, an ancient longhouse high in the hills. Here she hopes that the wild beauty will inspire her to produce her best art and will give her the baby they have longed for. But this high valley is also

Aug 3, 2015
Last first snow by Gladstone, Max, author.

Last first snow

"Forty years after the God Wars, Dresediel Lex bears the scars of liberation--especially in the Skittersill, a poor district still bound by the fallen gods' decaying edicts. As long as the gods' wards last, they strangle development; when they fail, demons will be loosed upon the city. The King in Red hires Elayne Kevarian of the Craft firm Kelethres, Albrecht, and Ao to fix the wards, but the Skittersill's people have their own ideas. A protest rises against Elayne's work, led by Temoc, a warri

Aug 3, 2015
Loosed upon the World - The Saga Anthology of Climate Fiction by Adams, John Joseph (EDT)

Loosed upon the World - The Saga Anthology of Climate Fiction

Aug 3, 2015
Lost Stars by Gray, Claudia/ Noto, Phil (ILT)

Lost Stars

Aug 3, 2015
Maelstrom by McCaffrey, Anne.

Maelstrom

Sean Shongili and his children, Ronan and Murel, must draw on their changeling ability to transform into seals when a mysterious race of aliens is discovered to be living in the depths of the ocean on the planet Petaybee.

Aug 3, 2015
Magic shifts by Andrews, Ilona.

Magic shifts

"After breaking from life with the Pack, mercenary Kate Daniels and her mate--former Beast Lord Curran Lennart-- are adjusting to a very different pace. While they're thrilled to escape all the infighting, Kate and Curran know that separating from the Pack completely is a process that will take time. But when they learn that their friend Eduardo has gone missing, Kate and Curran shift their focus to investigate his disappearance. Eduardo was a fellow member of the Mercenary Guild, so Kate knows

Aug 3, 2015
Magic's pawn by Lackey, Mercedes, author.

Magic's pawn

"...an ancient age in the history of Valdemar comes to life -- an age when the kingdom was ravaged by the ungoverned fury of bandit warlords, ferocious ice dragons, and the wild magic of wizards."--Books in Print.

Aug 3, 2015
Narcissus in chains by Hamilton, Laurell K.

Narcissus in chains

Anita Blake finds herself caught in a deadly triangle between the two men in her life, men whose immortal powers of werewolf and vampire can give her the strength she needs to overcome a deadly enemy or destroy her soul.

Jul 30, 2015
Narcissus in chains by Hamilton, Laurell K.

Narcissus in chains

Anita Blake finds herself caught in a deadly triangle between the two men in her life, men whose immortal powers of werewolf and vampire can give her the strength she needs to overcome a deadly enemy or destroy her soul.

Aug 3, 2015
Neverwhere - author's preferred text by Gaiman, Neil, author.

Neverwhere - author's preferred text

Aug 3, 2015
One year after by Forstchen, William R.

One year after

"Months before publication, William R. Forstchen's One Second After was cited on the floor of Congress as a book all Americans should read. Hundreds of thousands of people have read the tale. One Year After is the thrilling follow-up to that smash hit. The story picks up a year after One Second After ends, two years since the detonation of nuclear weapons above the United States brought America to its knees. After suffering starvation, war, and countless deaths, the survivors of Black Mountain,

Aug 3, 2015
Outies by Pournelle, Jennifer R.

Outies

Aug 3, 2015
Queen of fire by Ryan, Anthony.

Queen of fire

"Vaelin Al Sorna must help his queen reclaim her Realm. Only his enemy has a dangerous new collaborator, one with powers darker than Vaelin has ever encountered... "The Ally is there, but only ever as a shadow, unexplained catastrophe or murder committed at the behest of a dark and vengeful spirit. Sorting truth from myth is often a fruitless task." After fighting back from the brink of death, Queen Lyrna is determined to repel the invading Volarian army and regain the independence of the Unifie

Aug 2, 2015
Redzone. by Dietz, William C.

Redzone.

Police detective Cassandra Lee's investigation of a murderer killing police officers is interrupted when she receives a letter from her long-lost mother that draws her into a dangerous, lawless zone inhabited by mutants.

Aug 3, 2015
Savages by Parker, K. J.

Savages

An unnamed man wakes to find himself facing the loss of everything that matters most to him. Against all odds, he escapes with his life and heads out into the trubulence of the wider world, recreating himself, step by step, as he goes along. That wider world is dominated by an empire that has existed for decades in a state of near perpetual war. A host of colorful characters will help to shape the destiny of the empire, and its constantly shifting array of allies and adversaries; among them, a

Aug 3, 2015
Shower of stones - a novel of Jeroun by Jernigan, Zachary, 1980- author.

Shower of stones - a novel of Jeroun

"Concluding the visceral, inventive narrative begun in "No Return," "Shower of Stones" pits men against gods and swords against civilization-destroying magic in the fascinatingly harsh world of Jeroun."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 3, 2015
Sight Unseen by Swallow, James

Sight Unseen

Aug 3, 2015
Slow bullets by Reynolds, Alastair, 1966- author.

Slow bullets

"A vast conflict, one that has encompassed hundreds of worlds and solar systems, appears to be finally at an end. A conscripted soldier is beginning to consider her life after the war and the family she has left behind. But for Scur-and for humanity-peace is not to be. On the brink of the ceasefire, Scur is captured by a renegade war criminal, and left for dead in the ruins of a bunker. She revives aboard a prisoner transport vessel. Something has gone terribly wrong with the ship. Passengers-co

Jul 29, 2015
Spider's trap by Estep, Jennifer, author.

Spider's trap

Keep your friends close but your enemies within stabbing distance. One important lesson I've learned in the assassination business is that to be the best you have to roll with the punches. Now that I'm queen of Ashland's underworld by default, not by choice, a lot more punches are being thrown my way. But I suppose that's the price of victory for taking down some of the underworld's top dogs. Good thing I have my Ice and Stone magic to help me survive my volatile new position. Just when I think

Aug 3, 2015
Star wars - dark disciple by Golden, Christie, author.

Star wars - dark disciple

The Jedi Council pairs brash Jedi Knight Quinlan Vos with infamous one-time Sith acolyte Asajj Ventress to target and kill the man responsible for so many war atrocities, Count Dooku himself.

Aug 3, 2015
Store of the worlds - the stories of Robert Sheckley by Sheckley, Robert, 1928-2005.

Store of the worlds - the stories of Robert Sheckley

Presents a collection of short stories by the famed science fiction author.

Aug 2, 2015
Strange candy by Hamilton, Laurell K., author.

Strange candy

Known for her darkly violent, stunningly erotic Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novels, New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton reveals new dimensions of her talent in these fantastical fairy tales and lush parables as she welcomes listeners to the far corners of her fertile imagination. From a woman who marries into a family of volatile wizards to a couple fleeing a gang of love-hungry cupids, from a girl who seeks sanctuary in the form of a graceful goose to the disgruntled superhero

Aug 3, 2015
Supersymmetry by Walton, David, 1975-

Supersymmetry

Aug 2, 2015
Tangled webs by Bishop, Anne.

Tangled webs

Surreal SaDiablo, a former courtesan and assassin, becomes trapped in the web of Black Widow witches, unable to use Craft to defend herself, while Jaenelle and her family must risk everything to rescue her without becoming trapped themselves.

Aug 3, 2015
The aeronaut's windlass by Butcher, Jim, 1971-

The aeronaut's windlass

An airship's crew become humanity's lone defenders when an ancient enemy reawakens and threatens the world with monstrous creatures and perpetual darkness.

Aug 3, 2015
The annihilation score by Stross, Charles, author.

The annihilation score

"Hugo Award-winning author Charles Stross presents the next case in the Laundry Files, "a weirdly alluring blend of superspy thriller, deadpan comic fantasy, and Lovecraftian horror" (Kirkus Reviews). Dominique O'Brien--her friends call her Mo--lives a curious double life with her husband, Bob Howard. To the average civilian, they're boring middle-aged civil servants. But within the labyrinthine secret circles of Her Majesty's Government, they're operatives working for the nation's occult securi

Aug 3, 2015
The Banished of Muirwood by Wheeler, Jeff

The Banished of Muirwood

Aug 2, 2015
The book of the unnamed midwife by Elison, Meg.

The book of the unnamed midwife

Aug 3, 2015
The casebook of Newbury and Hobbes by Mann, George.

The casebook of Newbury and Hobbes

"A collection of short stories detailing the supernatural steampunk adventures of detective duo, Sir Maurice Newbury and Miss Veronica Hobbes in dark and dangerous Victorian London. Along with Chief Inspector Bainbridge, Newbury & Hobbes will face plague revenants, murderous peers, mechanical beasts, tentacled leviathans, reanimated pygmies, and an encounter with Sherlock Holmes"--Publisher website.

Jul 29, 2015
The conquering dark by Griffith, Clay, author.

The conquering dark

Aug 3, 2015
The desert and the blade - a novel of the Change by Stirling, S. M.

The desert and the blade - a novel of the Change

"In his Novels of the Change, New York Times bestselling author S.M. Stirling presents "a devastated, mystical world that will appeal to fans of traditional fantasy as well as post-apocalyptic SF."* Continuing their quest that began in The Golden Princess, two future rulers of a world without technology risk their lives seeking a fabled blade... Reiko, Empress of Japan, has allied herself with Princess O´rlaith, heir to the High Kingdom of Montival, to find the Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi, the Grass-Cu

Aug 2, 2015
The dinosaur lords by Milán, Victor, author.

The dinosaur lords

A world made by the Eight Creators on which to play out their games of passion and power, Paradise is a sprawling, diverse, often brutal place. Men and women live on Paradise but dinosaurs predominate, and they are the weapons of choice. Vast armies of dinosaur-mounted knights engage in battle. During the course of one of these epic battles, the enigmatic mercenary Dinosaur Lord Karyl Bogomirsky is defeated through betrayal and left for dead. He wakes, naked, wounded, partially amnesiac-and hunt

Aug 3, 2015
The drafter by Harrison, Kim, 1966-

The drafter

Aug 2, 2015
The Drosten's curse by Kennedy, A. L., author.

The Drosten's curse

"Something odd is going on at the Fetch Brothers' Golf Spa Hotel: receptionist Bryony Mailer has noticed a definite tendency toward disappearance among the guests. She's tried talking to the manager; she's even tried talking to the owner who lives in one of the best cottages on the grounds, but to no avail. And then a tall, loping remarkably energetic guest (wearing a fetching scarf and floppy hat) appears. The Fourth Doctor thinks he's in Chicago. He knows he's in 1978. And he also knows that i

Aug 3, 2015
The empress game by Mason, Rhonda, author.

The empress game

"One seat on the intergalactic Sakien Empire's supreme ruling body, the Council of Seven, remains unfilled, that of the Empress Apparent. The seat isn't won by votes or marriage. It's won in a tournament of ritualized combat in the ancient tradition. Now that tournament, the Empress Game, has been called and the females of the empire will stop at nothing to secure political domination for their homeworlds. The battle for political power isn't contained by the tournament's ring, however. The empi

Aug 3, 2015
The fifth season by Jemisin, N. K.

The fifth season

Jul 31, 2015
The fifth season by Jemisin, N. K.

The fifth season

Three terrible things happen in a single day. Essun, masquerading as an ordinary schoolteacher in a quiet small town, comes home to find that her husband has brutally murdered their son and kidnapped their daughter. Mighty Sanze, the empire whose innovations have been civilization's bedrock for a thousand years, collapses as its greatest city is destroyed by a madman's vengeance. And worst of all, across the heartland of the world's sole continent, a great red rift has been been torn which spews

Aug 3, 2015
The first confessor - the legend of Magda Searus by Goodkind, Terry. author.

The first confessor - the legend of Magda Searus

A prequel to the Sword of Truth series follows the experiences of Magda Searus, who is shunned by her community members when she makes unsettling discoveries about her powerful husband's suicide and ventures out into a war-stricken world.

Aug 3, 2015
The good, the bad, and the smug by Holt, Tom, 1961- author.

The good, the bad, and the smug

Aug 3, 2015
The gripping hand by Niven, Larry, author.

The gripping hand

Robert Heinlein called it "possibly the finest science fiction novel I have ever read." "The San Francisco Chronicle" declared that "as science fiction, "The Mote in God's Eye" is one of the most important novels ever published." Now Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, award winning authors of such bestsellers as "Footfall "and "The Legacy of Heorot, " return us to the Mote, and to the universe of Kevin Renner and Horace Bury, of Rod Blaine and Sally Fowler. There, 25 years have passed since humani

Aug 3, 2015
The Hollow Queen by Haydon, Elizabeth, author.

The Hollow Queen

"Acclaimed author Elizabeth Haydon returns with a heartbreaking tale of love and valor in The Hollow Queen, the eighth installment of her USA Today bestselling Symphony of Ages series that began with Rhapsody. Beset on all sides by the forces of the merchant emperor Talquist, the Cymrian Alliance finds itself in desperate straits. Rhapsody herself has joined the battle, wielding the Daystar Clarion, leaving her True Name in hiding with her infant son. Ashe tries to enlist the aid of the Sea Mage

Aug 2, 2015
The house of shattered wings by Bodard, Aliette de.

The house of shattered wings

"Multi-award winning author Aliette de Bodard, brings her story of the War in Heaven to Paris, igniting the City of Light in a fantasy of divine power and deep conspiracy... In the late Twentieth Century, the streets of Paris are lined with haunted ruins. The Great Magicians' War left a trail of devastation in its wake. The Grand Magasins have been reduced to piles of debris, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the Seine has turned black with ashes and rubble and the remnants of the spells tha

Aug 3, 2015
The last exodus / The Earthborn Trilogy Book 1 by Tassi, Paul.

The last exodus / The Earthborn Trilogy Book 1

"Earth lies in ruins in the aftermath of an extraterrestrial invasion. The few survivors must work together to escape the planet. But if they don't find common ground, all will die, stranded on a ruined Earth"--

Aug 3, 2015
The mammoth book of dieselpunk by

The mammoth book of dieselpunk

Aug 3, 2015
The Murdstone Trilogy by Peet, Mal

The Murdstone Trilogy

Aug 3, 2015
The Paradox by Fletcher, Charlie

The Paradox

Aug 2, 2015
The philosopher kings by Walton, Jo, author.

The philosopher kings

"From acclaimed, award-winning author Jo Walton: Philosopher Kings, a tale of gods and humans, and the surprising things they have to learn from one another. Twenty years have elapsed since the events of The Just City. The City, founded by the time-traveling goddess Pallas Athene, organized on the principles espoused in Plato's Republic and populated by people from all eras of human history, has now split into five cities, and low-level armed conflict between them is not unheard-of. The god Apol

Aug 2, 2015
The shadow revolution by Griffith, Clay.

The shadow revolution

When nightmarish creatures stalk the streets of London, claiming the lives of innocents, Simon Archer, a magician and the last living Scribe; Kate Anstruther, an accomplished alchemist; and Malcolm MacFarlane, a monster hunter, discover that some of the worst monsters are human.

Aug 3, 2015
The shapeshifters by Spjut, Stefan, 1973- author.

The shapeshifters

"Summer 1978. A young boy disappears without a trace from a moutain cabin. His mother claims he was carried away by a giant. He is never found. Twenty-five years later, another child goes missing. This time there's a lead: a single photograph taken by Susso Myren. Myren has devoted her life to the search for trolls, legendary giants known as stallo, who can control human thoughts and assume animal form. Convinced that trolls are real, she follows the trail of missing children to northern Sweden"

Aug 3, 2015
The shores of Spain - a novel of the Golden city by Cheney, J. Kathleen.

The shores of Spain - a novel of the Golden city

"Even as the branches of peace are being offered, there are some who still believe those who are not human should be used as chattel. And they are willing to go to great lengths to retain their power. Newlywed siren Oriana Paredes has been appointed Ambassador to her home islands now that communication between Northern Portugual and the magical races has been restored. But convincing her people that the new Portuguese Prince's intentions are honorable after years of persecution is difficult. And

Aug 3, 2015
The Song of Synth by Doubinsky, Seb

The Song of Synth

Aug 2, 2015
The sword of the south by Weber, David, 1952-

The sword of the south

Kenhodan, a swordsman with no memory of his past, becomes a pawn in a millennium-long war before confronting the dark wizard Wencit of Rm, who is determined to protect his world and a frightened eleven-year-old girl.

Aug 3, 2015
The traitor Baru Cormorant by Dickinson, Seth.

The traitor Baru Cormorant

"Baru Cormorant believes any price is worth paying to liberate her people--even her soul. When the Empire of Masks conquers her island home, overwrites her culture, criminalizes her customs, and murders one of her fathers, Baru vows to swallow her hate, join the Empire's civil service, and claw her way high enough to set her people free. Sent as an Imperial agent to distant Aurdwynn, another conquered country, Baru discovers it's on the brink of rebellion. Drawn by the intriguing duchess Tain Hu

Aug 3, 2015
The undying legion by Griffith, Clay.

The undying legion

"When monster-hunter Malcolm MacFarlane comes across the gruesome aftermath of a ritual murder in a London church, he enlists the help of magician-scribe Simon Archer and alchemist extraordinaire Kate Anstruther. Studying the macabre scene, they struggle to understand obscure clues in the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics carved into the victim’s heart—as well as bizarre mystical allusions to the romantic poetry of William Blake. One thing is clear: Some very potent black magic is at work."--

Aug 3, 2015
The veil - a Devil's Isle novel by Neill, Chloe.

The veil - a Devil's Isle novel

"A brand new series from New York Times bestselling author Chloe Neill. Seven years ago, the Veil that separates humanity from what lies beyond was torn apart, and New Orleans was engulfed in a supernatural war. Now, those with paranormal powers have been confined in a walled community that humans call the District. Those who live there call it Devil's Isle. Claire Connolly is a good girl with a dangerous secret: she's a Sensitive, a human endowed with magic that seeped through the Veil. Clair

Jul 31, 2015
The veil - a Devil's Isle novel by Neill, Chloe.

The veil - a Devil's Isle novel

"A brand new series from New York Times bestselling author Chloe Neill. Seven years ago, the Veil that separates humanity from what lies beyond was torn apart, and New Orleans was engulfed in a supernatural war. Now, those with paranormal powers have been confined in a walled community that humans call the District. Those who live there call it Devil's Isle. Claire Connolly is a good girl with a dangerous secret: she's a Sensitive, a human endowed with magic that seeped through the Veil. Claire

Aug 3, 2015
The watchmaker of Filigree Street by Pulley, Natasha, author.

The watchmaker of Filigree Street

In 1883, Thaniel Steepleton returns to his tiny flat to find a gold pocketwatch on his pillow. But he has worse fears than generous burglars; he is a telegraphist at the Home Office, which has just received a threat for what could be the largest-scale Fenian bombing in history. When the watch saves Thaniel's life in a blast that destroys Scotland Yard, he goes in search of its maker, Keita Mori--a kind, lonely immigrant who sweeps him into a new world of clockwork and music. Although Mori seems

Aug 3, 2015
The weave by Moore, Nancy Jane, author.

The weave

"The Weave tells a first-contact story in which humans, seeking to exploit the much-needed resources of a system inhabited by creatures they assume are '"primitive'" and defenseless, discover their mistake the hard way. Human Caty Sanjuro, a seasoned marine and dedicated xenologist, and native Sundown, a determined astronomer, struggle to establish communication across the many barriers that divide their species, at first because they share a passionate interest in alien species, but finally bec

Aug 3, 2015
Time salvager by Chu, Wesley, author.

Time salvager

"Convicted criminal James Griffin-Mars is no one's hero. In his time, Earth is a toxic, abandoned world, and humans have fled into the outer solar system to survive, eking out a fragile, doomed existence among the other planets and their moons. Those responsible for delaying humanity's demise believe time travel holds the key, and they have identified James, troubled though he is, as one of a select and expendable few ideally suited for the most dangerous job in history"--Amazon.com.

Aug 2, 2015
Ultima by Baxter, Stephen.

Ultima

"Hailed as 'one of the most inventive writers that science fiction has ever produced' (SF Site), Stephen Baxter builds on the massive success of Proxima with a career-defining novel of big ideas.... On the planet of Per Ardua, alien artifacts were discovered--hatches that allowed humans to step across light-years of space as if they were stepping into another room. But this newfound freedom has consequences.... As humanity discovers the real nature of the universe, a terrifying truth comes to li

Aug 3, 2015
Updraft by Wilde, Fran

Updraft

Aug 2, 2015
Veiled by Jacka, Benedict

Veiled

Jul 31, 2015
Veiled by Jacka, Benedict, author.

Veiled

Diviner Alex Verus and the Council that governs the magical community have never gotten along. But with his former teacher back in Britain, Alex is in desperate need of allies, and he'll do whatever it takes to get them--even if it means accepting a job with the Keepers, enforcing magical law. Alex forms an uneasy alliance with his new partner, Caldera, but his attempt at legitimacy quickly turns lethal when a mission puts him in possession of an item that factions both inside and outside of the

Aug 3, 2015
Veiled Empire by Garrison, Nathan

Veiled Empire

Aug 3, 2015
Virtues of war by Coles, Bennett R., author.

Virtues of war

Lieutenant Katja Emmes is assigned to the fast-attack craft Rapier, joining a mission to investigate weapons smuggling activity between the Terran colonies of Sirius and Centauria. If true, this act of rebellion could escalate rapidly, and lead to all-out war.

Aug 3, 2015
Wish bound by Nelson, J. C, author.

Wish bound

Aug 3, 2015
Witches be crazy - a tale that happened once upon a time in the middle of nowhere by Hunder, Logan J.

Witches be crazy - a tale that happened once upon a time in the middle of nowhere

"Real heroes never die. But they do get grouchy in middle age. The beloved King Ik is dead, and there was barely time to check his pulse before the royal throne was supporting the suspiciously shapely backside of an impostor pretending to be Ik's beautiful long-lost daughter. With the land's heroic hunks busy drooling all over themselves, there's only one man left who can save the kingdom of Jenair. His name is Dungar Loloth, a rural blacksmith turned innkeeper, a surly hermit and an all-around

Aug 3, 2015
Witches be crazy / A Tale That Happened Once upon a Time in the Middle of Nowhere by Hunder, Logan J.

Witches be crazy / A Tale That Happened Once upon a Time in the Middle of Nowhere

"Real heroes never die. But they do get grouchy in middle age. The beloved King Ik is dead, and there was barely time to check his pulse before the royal throne was supporting the suspiciously shapely backside of an impostor pretending to be Ik's beautiful long-lost daughter. With the land's heroic hunks busy drooling all over themselves, there's only one man left who can save the kingdom of Jenair. His name is Dungar Loloth, a rural blacksmith turned innkeeper, a surly hermit and an all-around

Jul 30, 2015