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December 15, 2017

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New Science Fiction Books for Adults

 

Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Science Fiction books for adults.

 

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When She Woke: A Novel

When She Woke: A Novel
Jordan, Hillary, 1963-

Fiercely imagined story of a woman struggling to navigate an America of a not-too-distant future, where the line between church and state has been eradicated and convicted felons are no longer imprisoned and rehabilitated but chromed--their skin color is genetically altered to match the class of their crime--and then released back into the population to survive as best they can. Hannah is a Red; her crime is murder.


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Holds: 2 on 4 copies

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Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy From Transgender Writers

Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy From Transgender Writers


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Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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Dragon Wing

Dragon Wing
Weis, Margaret


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Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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Starfire: A Red Peace

Starfire: A Red Peace
Ellsworth, Spencer

Half-breed star navigator Jaqi, working the edges of human-settled space on contract to whoever will hire her, stumbles into possession of an artifact that the leader of the Resistance wants desperately enough to send his personal guard after. An interstellar empire and the fate of the remnant of humanity hang in the balance.


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Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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Seize Today

Seize Today
Dunn, Pintip

Seventeen-year-old Olivia Dresden can literally see the path to goodness in each person. Her precognition means that different versions of people's futures flicker before her eyes. Forced into isolation, she can only watch as her mother, Chairwoman Dresden, chooses the dark, destructive course every time. Yet she remains fiercely loyal to the woman her mother could be until the full extent of her mother's gruesome plan is revealed. Olivia must find the courage to live in the present--and stop her mother before she destroys the world.


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Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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The Spark

The Spark
Drake, David, 1945-

In the time of the Ancients the universe was united--but that was so far in the past that not even memory remains, only the broken artifacts that a few Makers can reshape into their original uses. What survives is shattered into enclaves--some tiny, some ruined, some wild. Into the gaps between settlements, and onto the Road that connects all human reality and the reality that is not human and may never have been human, have crept monsters. Some creatures are men, twisted into inhuman evil; some of them are alien to Mankind-- And there are things which are hostile to all life, things which will raven and kill until they are stopped. A Leader has arisen, welding the scattered human settlements together in peace and safety and smashing the enemies of order with an iron fist. In his capital, Dun Add, the Leader provides law and justice. In the universe beyond, his Champions advance--and enforce--the return of civilization. Pal, a youth from the sticks, has come to Dun Add to become a Champion. Pal is a bit of a Maker, and in his rural home he's been able to think of himself as a warrior because he can wield the weapons of the Ancient civilization. Pal has no idea of what he's really getting into in Dun Add. On the other hand, the Leader and Dun Add have no real idea of what might be inside this hayseed with high hopes.


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Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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The Rift: Frequency

The Rift: Frequency
Foster, Amy S., 1973-


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Starfire: Shadow Sun Seven

Starfire: Shadow Sun Seven
Ellsworth, Spencer

"Jaqi, Araskar and Z are on the run from everyone - the Resistance, the remnants of the Empire, the cyborg Suits, and right now from the Matakas - and the Matakas are the most pressing concern because the insectoid aliens have the drop on them. The Resistance has a big reward out for Araskar and the human children he and Jaqi are protecting. But Araskar has something to offer the mercenary aliens. He knows how to get to a huge supply of pure oxygen cells, something in short supply in the formerly human Empire, and that might be enough to buy their freedom. Araskar knows where it is, and Jaqi can take them there. With the Matakas as troops, they break into Shadow Sun Seven, on the edge of the Dark Zone."--Page [4] of cover.


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Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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Barbary Station

Barbary Station
Stearns, R. E., 1983-

"Two engineers hijack a spaceship to join some space pirates--only to discover the pirates are hiding from a malevolent AI. Now they have to outwit the AI if they want to join the pirate crew--and survive long enough to enjoy it. Adda and Iridian are newly minted engineers, but aren't able to find any work in a solar system ruined by economic collapse after an interplanetary war. Desperate for employment, they hijack a colony ship and plan to join a famed pirate crew living in luxury at Barbary Station, an abandoned shipbreaking station in deep space. But when they arrive there, nothing is as expected. The pirates aren't living in luxury--they're hiding in a makeshift base welded onto the station's exterior hull. The artificial intelligence controlling the station's security system has gone mad, trying to kill all station residents and shooting down any ship that attempts to leave--so there's no way out. Adda and Iridian have one chance to earn a place on the pirate crew: destroy the artificial intelligence. The last engineer who went up against the AI met an untimely end, and the pirates are taking bets on how the newcomers will die. But Adda and Iridian plan to beat the odds. There's a glorious future in piracy."


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Holds: 3 on 5 copies

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Into the Drowning Deep

Into the Drowning Deep
Grant, Mira

"Seven years ago Atagaris set off on a voyage to the Mariana Trench to film a "mockumentary" bringing to life ancient sea creatures of legend. It was lost at sea with all hands. Some have called it a hoax; others have called it a maritime tragedy. Now, a new crew has been assembled. But this time they're not out to entertain. Some seek to validate their life's work. Some seek the greatest hunt of all. Some seek the truth. But for the ambitious young scientist Victoria Stewart this is a voyage to uncover the fate of the sister she lost. Whatever the truth may be, it will only be found below the waves"--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 19 on 8 copies

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