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December 11, 2017

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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 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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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.


Format: Book
Holds: 2 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.


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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: 7 on 6 copies

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Fortune of War

Fortune of War
Mack, David, 1969-

"Twenty years have passed since the interstellar scourge known as the Husnock were exterminated without warning by a being with godlike abilities. Left behind, intact but abandoned, their desolate worlds and derelict ships brim with destructive potential. Now a discovery by a Federation cultural-research team has drawn the attention of several ruthless factions. From black-market smugglers to alien military forces, it seems every belligerent power in the quadrant hopes to capture the Husnock's lethal technology. All that stands between the Galaxy and those who have come to plunder the cruelest secrets of the Husnock are Admiral William Riker, Captain Christine Vale, and the crew of the Starship Titan."--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Valerian: The Complete Collection. Volume 3

Valerian: The Complete Collection. Volume 3
Christin, Pierre

This third book of the collected edition contains volumes 6 to 8: Ambassador of the Shadows, the story that directly inspired Luc Besson's film, On the False Earths, and Heroes of the Equinox. Over the course of these titles, Laureline takes her rightful place as the brains of the outfit, while Valerian fully embraces his role as anti-hero: always brave, but often a bit out of his depth. You will also find the end of the interview with Luc Besson and the authors, and an in-depth portrait of Jean-Claude Mezieres, the artist.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 15 copies

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Clans of the Alphane Moon

Clans of the Alphane Moon
Dick, Philip K.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 6 copies

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Strangers Among Us: Tales of the Underdogs and Outcasts

Strangers Among Us: Tales of the Underdogs and Outcasts

Nineteen science fiction and fantasy authors tackle the division between mental health and mental illness; how the interplay between our minds' quirks and the diverse societies and cultures we live in can set us apart, or must be concealed, or become unlikely strengths.


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 6 copies

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