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December 16, 2017

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Books, Movies & Music : New Adult Science Fiction

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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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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.


Format: Book
Holds: 18 on 8 copies

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The Fuse: Vol. 2, Gridlock

The Fuse: Vol. 2, Gridlock
Johnston, Antony

"Ralph Dietrich, the Fuse's newest homicide detective, is finally getting in sync with his partner Sergeant Ristovych, the orbiting station's oldest and most cantankerous cop. But just as Ralph is finding his feet, a case of murder in zero-g threatens to send him head over heels again ...! 'Gridlocking'--racing souped-up magnetic bikes across the Fuse's mile-wide solar dishes, through the vacuum of space--is the station's most popular sport. Technically it's illegal, but it's not like anyone's getting hurt. Until now. When the league's #1 Gridlocker turns up dead on the array, Klem and Ralph are thrown into a world of underground sport, drugs, infidelity, multi-million dollar backroom deals ... and domestic terrorism! The fuse is burning--fast."--Page 4 of cover.


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 3 copies

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Fight and Flight

Fight and Flight
Meyer, Scott, 1971-

Martin and his friends discovered that their world is computer generated and that by altering the code, they could alter reality. They traveled back in time to Medieval England to live as wizards. Almost everything they've done since then has, in one way or another, blown up in their faces.So of course they decide to make dragons. It does not go well.As the wizards struggle to control their creations and protect innocent citizens, they try new things (most of which they don't enjoy), meet new people (most of whom are angry at them), and fight epic battles (most of which they lose). But their biggest challenge may be a young girl who knows that the wizards created the dragons and is determined to make them pay. On her side she has powerful allies, a magical artifact, and a faithful if not particularly helpful dog. Fight and Flight is a rollicking tale of bravery, wonder, love, revenge, greed, discovery, deception, and animal husbandry.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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Chameleon Moon

Chameleon Moon
Sylver, RoAnna

The city of Parole is burning. Like Venice slips into the sea, Parole crumbles into fire. The entire population inside has been quarantined, cut off from the rest of the world, and left to die - directly over the open flame. Eye in the Sky, a deadly and merciless police force ensures no one escapes. Ever. All that's keeping Parole alive is faith in the midst of horrors and death, trust in the face of desperation ... and their fantastic, terrifying, and beautiful superhuman abilities. Regan, stealth and reconnaissance expert with a lizard's scales and snake's eyes, is haunted by ten years of anxiety, trauma and terror, and he's finally reached his limit. His ability to disappear into thin air isn't enough: he needs an escape, and he'll do anything for a chance. Unluckily for him, Hans, a ghostly boy with a chilling smile, knows just the thing to get one. It starts with a little murder. But instead of ending a man's life, Regan starts a new one of his own. He turns away from that twisted path, and encounters Evelyn, fearless force on stage and sonic-superheroic revolutionary on the streets. Now Regan has a choice - and a chance to not only escape from Parole, but unravel the mystery deep in its burning heart. And most of all, discover the truth about their own entwining pasts. Parole's a rough place to live. But they're not dead yet. If they can survive the imminent cataclysmic disaster, they might just stay that way ... --Publisher's description.


Format: Book Second edition.
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Whiteout

Whiteout
Walker, Sage


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Down and Out in Purgatory: The Collected Stories of Tim Powers

Down and Out in Purgatory: The Collected Stories of Tim Powers
Powers, Tim, 1952-

Twenty pulse-pounding, mind-bending tales of science fiction, twisted metaphysics, and supernatural wonder from the two-time World Fantasy and Philip K. Dick Award winning author of The Anubis Gates and On Stranger Tides.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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The Twilight Zone Encyclopedia

The Twilight Zone Encyclopedia
Rubin, Steven Jay, 1951-

A rich, fact-filled collectible, packed with vibrant history, amazing trivia, and rare photographs, The Twilight Zone Encyclopedia, assembled with the full cooperation of the Rod Serling estate, includes biographies of every principal actor involved in the series and hundreds who toiled behind the scenes - producers, writers, and directors. It is an exhaustive and engrossing guide, a compendium of credits, plot synopses, anecdotes, production details, never-before-seen images, and interviews with nearly everyone still alive who was associated with the show.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Terminal Alliance

Terminal Alliance
Hines, Jim C.

"The Krakau came to Earth to invite humanity into a growing alliance of sentient species. But they hadn't counted on a mutated plague wiping out half the human population, turning the rest into shambling, near-unstoppable animals, and basically destroying human civilization. You know, your standard apocalypse. The Krakau's first impulse was to turn around and go home. (After all, it's hard to have diplomatic relations with mindless savages who eat your diplomats.) Their second impulse was to try to fix us. Now, a century later, human beings might not be what they once were, but at least they're no longer trying to eat everyone. Mostly."--Jacket flap.


Format: Book
Holds: 3 on 6 copies

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Aliens: Defiance, Volume 2

Aliens: Defiance, Volume 2
Wood, Brian, 1972-

Volume 2: "Private Zula Hendricks, on a rogue mission to destroy xenomorphs, has escaped a marine raid on a fuel depot in deep space with her crew. In the quiet of space, the team fixes their injuries and damaged ship. But perhaps the crew's biggest obstacle is that one of their own has brought their worst nightmare aboard--inside of them!"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 4 copies

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Mageborn / Stephen Aryan

Mageborn / Stephen Aryan
Aryan, Stephen, 1977-

"Fear of magic is intensifying across the west. Morgan, a former Guardian of the Peace, believes the eradication of magic will lead to stability and lasting world peace. He will do anything to achieve his goal, even if it means murdering every child born with magical ability. The Red Tower is their last hope. Sheltered from a world that fears them, the students there are taught to control their wild and powerful gifts. But unrest is stirring both outside the walls of the Red Tower and within."--Amazon.com.


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 5 copies

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