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.
"Yorick never wanted to see his home world again. Thirty years later, he finds himself sent back to the icy mining colony as a company man--and he can't leave this frozen rock in the dust until he neutralizes the threat. A vicious, long-forgotten machinehas newly thawed from the ice, and it seems to have a mind of its own. But as Yorick plumbs the depths of the mines and his own past, he finds a tangled conspiracy that's much more than he bargained for--and its source is closer to home than he ever couldhave guessed"--
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"The Force is strong in twelve-year-old Anakin Skywalker... so strong that the Jedi Council, despite misgivings, entrusted young Obi-Wan Kenobi with the mission of training him to become a Jedi Knight. Obi-Wan--like his slain Master Qui-Gon--believes Anakin may be the chosen one, the Jedi destined to bring balance to the Force. But first Obi-Wan must help his undisciplined apprentice, who still bears the scars of slavery, find his own balance. Dispatched to the mysterious planet of Zonama Sekot, source of the fastest ships in the galaxy, Obi-Wan and Anakin are swept up in a swirl of deadly intrigue and betrayal....
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Record of A Spaceborn Few
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Poor Man's Sky
"Homicide detective Raimy Vaught is a losing contestant in the biggest reality show ever: the colonization of Mars. Brother Michael is a Benedictine monk who just wants to help the future happen. Andrei Bykhovski is an asteroid miner desperately escaping indentured servitude. Bridget Tobin is a hydroponic farmer studying the greenhouses of Luna. But when a fellow Mars contestant drops dead at a Lunar monastery, these four souls will find themselves on a collision course with forces far beyond the control of trillionaires or nation states. As labor disputes erupt across cislunar space, the actions of individual people will determine...
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Warriors and Warlords
"Fantastic anthology of stories from the Warhammer 40,000 universe! Humanity stands in a galaxy of war unending, locked in a struggle for its very survival. Divided by the Great Rift, the Imperium is beset on all fronts by its ancient foes. The daemon, the xenos, and the heretic. In such a kiln the heroes of war are forged. From the beleaguered foot soldiers of the Astra Militarum and the flying aces of the Imperial Navy, to secretive Inquisitors and heroic Adeptus Astartes, the warriors of the Imperium fight amidst the guttering light of civilisation while chaotic warlords seek to snuff...
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Where It Rains in Color
When her flawless skin becomes infected with a debilitating disease, causing her to lose her ability to shimmer, Lileala, the Rare Indigo of a color-rich utopia in the center of the galaxy, discovers her destiny goes far beyond her beauty as a new power awakens inside her.
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"At once a daring, high-stakes science fiction adventure and a strikingly innovative Afrofuturist classic, this controversial and fearlessly political work lays bare the ethical quandaries of exactly how far one should go in the name of justice"--
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"Detective Inspectors Gordon Kemp and Danni Bellini are pulled off their routine cold case investigations and ordered to investigate a murder from 2109: eighty years ago ..."--Back cover.
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"Bacteria inimical to plant growth spread around the world, causing a blight, Jack Flint is invited to become director of operations at Nordernholt's survivalist colony in England's Clyde Valley"--
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Shadow & Claw
"The Book of the New Sun is unanimously acclaimed as Gene Wolfe's most remarkable work, hailed as "a masterpiece of science fantasy comparable in importance to the major works of Tolkien and Lewis" by Publishers Weekly. Shadow & Claw brings together the first two books of the tetralogy in one volume: The Shadow of the Torturer is the tale of young Severian, an apprentice in the Guild of Torturers on the world called Urth, exiled for committing the ultimate sin of his profession -- showing mercy toward hisvictim. Ursula K. Le Guin said, "Magic stuff ... a masterpiece ... the...
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