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February 25, 2018

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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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The Zap Gun

The Zap Gun
Dick, Philip K.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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The Penultimate Truth

The Penultimate Truth
Dick, Philip K.

In the future most of humanity lives in massive underground bunkers, producing weapons for the nuclear war they've fled. Constantly bombarded by patriotic propaganda, the citizens of these industrial anthills believe they are waiting for the day when the war will be over and they can return above ground. But when Nick St. James, president of one anthill, makes an unauthorized trip to the surface, what he finds is more shocking than anything he could imagine.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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The Simulacra

The Simulacra
Dick, Philip K.

A disparate group of characters are brought together on a ravaged Earth and must contend with an underclass that's starting to ask too many questions.


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Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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Transition

Transition
Banks, Iain, 1954-2013


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Against A Dark Background

Against A Dark Background
Banks, Iain, 1954-2013


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The Cat Who Walks Through Walls: A Comedy of Manners

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls: A Comedy of Manners
Heinlein, Robert A., 1907-1988

Join forces with a swashbuckling duo of inter-galactic space rogues struggling to save the future and history of civilization.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Starlings

Starlings
Walton, Jo

"In her first collection, award-winning novelist Jo Walton delivers both subtle legends and reinvented realities. An ancient coin cyber-spies on lovers and thieves. The magic mirror sees all but can do nothing. A cloned savior solves a fanatically-inspired murder. Three Irish siblings thieve treasures with bad poetry and the aid of the Queen of Cats"--Back cover.


Format: Book
Holds: 11 on 8 copies

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Startide Rising

Startide Rising
Brin, David

The Terran exploration vessel Streaker has crashed on the uncharted water world of Kithrup, bearing one of the most important discoveries in galactic history. Below, a handful of her human and dolphin crew battles a hostile planet to safeguard her secret--the fate of the Progenitors.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Counter-clock World

Counter-clock World
Dick, Philip K.

In a world where time has begun moving backward, powerful prophet Anarch Peak is among those who have risen from the dead. That may not last long, as a number of groups seek to send him back to the grave.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Clade

Clade
Bradley, James, 1967-

On a beach in Antarctica, scientist Adam Leith marks the passage of the summer solstice. Back in Sydney his partner Ellie waits for the results of her latest round of IVF treatment. That result, when it comes, will change both their lives and propel them into a future neither could have predicted. In a collapsing England Adam will battle to survive an apocalyptic storm. Against a backdrop of growing civil unrest at home, Ellie will discover a strange affinity with beekeeping. In the aftermath of a pandemic, a young man finds solace in building virtual recreations of the dead. And new connections will be formed from the most unlikely beginnings.


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Holds: 3 on 5 copies

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