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December 13, 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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All These Worlds

All These Worlds
Taylor, Dennis E.

"Being a sentient spaceship really should be more fun. But after spreading out through space for almost a century, Bob and his clones just can't stay out of trouble. They've created enough colonies so humanity shouldn't go extinct. But political squabbles have a bad habit of dying hard, and the Brazilian probes are still trying to take out the competition. And the Bobs have picked a fight with an older, more powerful species with a large appetite and a short temper. Still stinging from getting their collective butts kicked in their first encounter with the Others, the Bobs now face the prospect of a decisive final battle to defend Earth and its colonies. But the Bobs are less disciplined than a herd of cats, and some of the younger copies are more concerned with their own local problems than defeating the Others. Yet salvation may come from an unlikely source. A couple of eighth-generation Bobs have found something out in deep space. All it will take to save the Earth and perhaps all of humanity is for them to get it to Sol - unless the Others arrive first."--Goodreads.


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Holds: 1 on 6 copies

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Ardulum: First Don

Ardulum: First Don
Fields, J. S.

"Ardulum. The planet that vanishes. The planet that sleeps. Neek makes a living piloting the dilapidated tramp transport, Mercy's Pledge, and smuggling questionable goods across systems blessed with peace and prosperity. She gets by--but only just. In her dreams, she is still haunted by thoughts of Ardulum, the traveling planet that, long ago, visited her homeworld. The Ardulans brought with them agriculture, art, interstellar technology...and then disappeared without a trace, leaving Neek's people to worship them as gods. Neek does not believe--and has paid dearly for it with an exile from her home for her heretical views. Yet, when the crew stumbles into an armed confrontation between the sheriffs of the Charted Systems and an unknown species, fate deals Neek an unexpected hand in the form of a slave girl--a child whose ability to telepathically manipulate cellulose is reminiscent of that of an Ardulan god. Forced to reconcile her beliefs, Neek chooses to protect her, but is the child the key to her salvation, or will she lead them all to their deaths?"--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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The Immortality Game / Ted Cross

The Immortality Game / Ted Cross
Cross, Ted

Moscow, 2138. With the world only beginning to recover from the complete societal collapse of the late 21st Century, Zoya scrapes by prepping corpses for funerals and dreams of saving enough money to have a child. When her brother forces her to bring him a mysterious package, she witnesses his murder and finds herself on the run from ruthless mobsters. Frantically trying to stay alive and save her loved ones, Zoya opens the package and discovers two unusual data cards, one that allows her to fight back against the mafia and another which may hold the key to everlasting life.


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Holds: 4 on 4 copies

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The Autobiography of Jean-Luc Picard: The Story of One of Starfleet's Most Inspirational Captains

The Autobiography of Jean-Luc Picard: The Story of One of Starfleet's Most Inspirational Captains
Picard, Jean-Luc, 2305-

"The Autobiography of Jean-Luc Picard tells the story of one of the most celebrated names in Starfleet history. His extraordinary life and career makes for dramatic reading: court martials, unrequited love, his capture and torture at the hand of the Cardassians, his assimilation with the Borg and countless other encounters as captain of the celebrated Starship Enterprise"--Amazon.com.


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Holds: 6 on 5 copies

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Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams
Dick, Philip K.


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Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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The Monster Hunter Files: Featuring Stories in the World of Larry Correia's Monster Hunter International

The Monster Hunter Files: Featuring Stories in the World of Larry Correia's Monster Hunter International

"For well over a century, Monster Hunter International has kept the world safe from supernatural threats small and large. Now MHI opens their archives for the first time to reveal the secret history of the world's most elite fighting force. Discover what happened when Agent Franks took on the Nazis. See how the Vatican's Combat Exorcists deal with Old Ones in Mexico."--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 3 on 5 copies

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Daughter of Eden

Daughter of Eden
Beckett, Chris, 1955-

Angie Redlantern is the first to spot the boats - five abreast with men in metal masks and spears standing proud, ready for the fight to come. As the people of New Earth declare war on the people of Mainground, a dangerous era has dawned for Eden. After generations of division and disagreement, the two populations of Eden have finally broken their tentative peace, giving way to bloodshed and slaughter. Angie must flee with her family across the pitch black of Snowy Dark to the place where it all started, the stone circle where the people from Earth first landed, where the story of Gela - the mother of them all - began. It is there that Angie witnesses the most extraordinary event, one that will change the history of Eden forever. It will alter their future and re-shape their past. It is both a beginning and an ending. It is the true story of Eden.


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Holds: 1 on 6 copies

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The Starter

The Starter
Sigler, Scott

"Set in a lethal American professional football league seven centuries in the future, 'The starter' puts huge humans on the field with four alien races, creating a game that is faster, stronger, and deadlier than anything we know today."


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Holds: 2 on 4 copies

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Mageborn: The Age of Dread: Book One / Stephen Aryan

Mageborn: The Age of Dread: Book One / 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.


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Holds: 2 on 5 copies

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Deathbird Stories

Deathbird Stories
Ellison, Harlan

A masterwork of myth and terror, DEATHBIRD STORIES collects nineteen of Harlan Ellison's best stories written over the course of a decade. In it, ancient gods fade as modern society creates new deities to worship--gods of technology, drugs, gambling. Revolutionary when first published, the short stories contained here have won multiple honors including the prestigious Hugo and British Science Fiction Awards. They have inspired a generation readers and other authors to reexamine blind faith and fight against crumbling institutions. Stark and often angry, this collection strips away convention and hypocrisy and lays bare the human condition. After all, the gods we invent contain all too much of their inventors.


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Holds: 3 on 6 copies

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