News Flash

Posted on: May 17, 2019

Storm Front

Storm Front

by Jim Butcher

A modern-day mage and consultant to the police finds his stale life suddenly enlivened by the presence of a rival in the black arts.

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: March 27, 2019

The Year’s Best Science Fiction (32nd Annual Collection)

The Year's Best Science Fiction - 32nd Annual Collection

edited by Gardner Dozois

A selection of thirty-six of the best science fiction stories of the year from such authors as Nancy Kress, Cory Doctorow, Elizabeth Bear, Ian McDonald, Lauren Beukes, Michael Stanwick, Peter Watts, Alastair Reynolds, and Ken Liu.

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: February 19, 2019

The Belgariad (Volume 1)

The Belgariad Volume 1

by David Eddings

The Orb protecting the West from the evil god Torak has been stolen and must be reclaimed in this fast-paced and dramatic epic fantasy series. At the center of these banter-filled stories of good and evil, Gods and Kings, monsters and prop...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Wool

Wool

by Hugh Howey

In a ruined and toxic landscape, a community exists in a giant silo underground, hundreds of stories deep. In a society full of regulations meant to protect the community, Sheriff Holston unexpectedly breaks the greatest taboo of all: he asks...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Age of Myth

Age of Myth

by Michael Sullivan

Michael Sullivan's trailblazing career began with the breakout success of his Riyria series: full-bodied, spellbinding fantasy adventures whose imaginative scope and sympathetic characters won a devoted readership and comparisons to fan...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: October 12, 2018

The Light of Other Days

The Light of Other Days

by Arthur C. Clarke

A breakthrough in quantum physics allows all human beings to spy on each other and to look back into the past, but the human race may not be ready to handle all the ramifications of the scientific innovation.

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: September 13, 2018

River of Stars

River of Stars

by Guy Gavriel Kay

Ren Daiyan was just a boy when he took the lives of seven men while guarding an imperial magistrate of Kitai. That moment on a lonely road changed his life — in entirely unexpected ways, sending him into the forests of Kitai am...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: August 10, 2018

The Handmaid’s Tale

Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

Offred, a Handmaid, describes life in what was once the United States, now the Republic of Gilead, a shockingly repressive and intolerant monotheocracy, in this dystopian tour de force set in the near future.

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Poison Study

Poison Study

by Maria V. Snyder

After she is given a reprieve from her death sentence, Yelena faces mounting disasters as rebels plot to seize Ixia, her life is once again threatened, and the chief of security is attempting to poison her.

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: June 8, 2018

The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress

The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress

by Robert A. Heinlein

A one-armed computer technician, a radical blonde bombshell, an aging academic, and a sentient all-knowing computer lead the lunar population in a revolution against Earth's colonial rule.

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Ship of Magic

Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb

by Robin Hobb

Expecting to inherit her family's Liveship, Althea Vestrit now must defend this animate, intelligent treasure from both her scheming brother-in-law, who plans to use it as a slave ship, and a nation of ruthless pirates led by Captain Kennit.

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Blue Remembered Earth

Blue Remembered Earth

by Alistair Reynolds

In a future where crime, war, and disease have been eradicated, Geoffrey Akinya must travel to the Moon in an attempt to protect his family's name and businesses from dangerous secrets his late grandmother left behind.

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: March 14, 2018

A Crown for Cold Silver

A Crown for Cold Silver

by Alex Marshall

Twenty years ago, feared general Cobalt Zosia led her five villainous captains and mercenary army into battle, wrestling monsters and toppling an empire. When there were no more titles to win and no more worlds to conquer, she retired and ...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: February 12, 2018

The Birthday of the World

Birthday of the World

by Ursula K. Le Guin

A collection of stories that are filled with love, lust, sex, marriage, gender, and other annoying problems that people must deal with no matter where they reside in the universe.

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: January 19, 2018

The Dirty Streets of Heaven

Dirty Streets of Heaven

by Tad Williams

Bobby Dollar, an angel who has taken part in the long battle between Heaven and Hell, must figure out why there are suddenly an unprecedented number of souls missing from both sides and who summoned a Babylonian demon to kill him.

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: December 8, 2017

A Fire Upon the Deep

A Fire Upon the Deep

by Vernor Vinge

A Fire Upon the Deep is the big, breakout book that fulfills the promise of Vinge's career to date: a gripping tale of galactic war told on a cosmic scale. Thousands of years hence, many races inhabit a universe where a mind's potential is ...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Acacia

Acacia

by David Anthony Durham

Leodan Akaran, the powerful ruler of an idyllic empire, hides the dark realities of their prosperity from his four children, until an assassin from the Mein — a race exiled to an ice-locked stronghold in the north &mda...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Proxima

Proxima

by Stephen Baxter

Mankind's future in this galaxy could be all but infinite. There are hundreds of billions of red dwarf stars, lasting trillions of years — and their planets can be habitable for humans. Such is the world of Proxima Centauri. And...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Half a King

Half a King

by Joe Abercrombie

Heir to the throne Yarvi, prompted by the murder of his father, embarks on a kingdom-transforming journey to regain the throne, even though having only one good hand means he cannot wield a weapon.

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: August 9, 2017

The Martian Chronicles

The Martian Chronicles

by Ray Bradbury

The tranquility of Mars is disrupted by the earthmen who have come to conquer space, colonize the planet, and escape a doomed Earth.

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: June 8, 2017

Mage's Blood

Mage's Blood

by David Hair

The first book in an epic fantasy quartet about the struggle for mastery in a world ruled by magic.

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Welcome to the Monkey House

Welcome to the Monkey House

by Kurt Vonnegut

A collection of twenty-five short works written between 1950 and 1968 and originally printed in a wide range of publications including The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, and Ladies’ Home Journal.

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: April 6, 2017

The Night Circus

The Night Circus

by Erin Morgenstern

A circus, titled Le Cirque des Reve, comes to town out of the blue and without warning. Within its tents, young magicians Celia and Marco compete to be the best, having done so since childhood. However, under the backdrop of their inten...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: March 8, 2017

Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void

Packing for Mars 156x235.jpg

by Mary Roach

The author of Stiff and Gulp explores the irresistibly strange universe of space travel and life without gravity.

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: February 13, 2017

The Black Prism

Black Prism 156x235.jpg

by Brent Weeks

Gavin Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. But Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to liv...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: January 5, 2017

The Sparrow

Sparrow 157x235.jpg

by Mary Doria Russell

The sole survivor of a crew sent to explore a new planet, Jesuit priest Emilio Sandoz discovers an alien civilization that raises questions about the very essence of humanity – an encounter that leads Sandoz to a public inqu...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: December 9, 2016

A Wizard of Earthsea

Wizard of Earthsea 157x235.jpg

by Ursula K. Le Guin

A boy grows to manhood while attempting to subdue the evil he unleashed on the world as an apprentice to the Master Wizard.

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: September 7, 2016

Contact

Contact 163x235.jpg

by Carl Sagan

Astrophysicist Dr. Rebecca Blake deciphers a message from outer space and finds that it contains directions for the construction of a complicated machine.

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: September 7, 2016

The Warded Man

Warded Man 143x235.jpg

by Peter V. Brett

As darkness falls each night, the corelings rise, demons who well up from the ground like a hellish steam, and when young Arlen decides to brave the night roads and face the demons, he attempts something not dreamt of since ancient times:...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: September 7, 2016

Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick

Selected Stories of Philip K Dick 157x235.jpg

with an introduction by Jonathan Lethem

This collection of stories by the master of science fiction includes "The Minority Report," about the creator of an innovative crime prevention system who himself falls victim to his own invention.

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: August 4, 2016

Sorcerer to the Crown

sorcerertothecrown.jpg

by Zen Cho

While trying to discover why England's magical stocks are drying up, Zacharias Wythe, freed slave and Sorcerer Royal of the Unnatural Philosophers, meets an unusual woman whose power could alter the nature of sorcery in all of Britain.

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: July 15, 2016

Red Rising

Red Rising 155x235.jpg

by Pierce Brown

This tale set in a bleak future society torn by class divisions follows the experiences of secret revolutionary Darrow, who after witnessing his wife's execution by an oppressive government joins a revolutionary cell and attempts to infiltr...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Watership Down

Watership Down 154x235.jpg

by Richard Adams

An allegorical tale of survival about a band of wild rabbits who leave their ancestral home to build a more humane society, Watership Down chronicles their adventures as they search for a safe place to establish a new warren where they can...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: May 13, 2016

Foreigner

Foreigner 144x235.jpg

by C. J. Cherryh

Two hundred years after a group of humans had lost a war to the atevi, Bren Cameron, the only human allowed into the atevi society, realizes he must forge a bond between the two seemingly incompatible species.

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: May 13, 2016

Theft of Swords

Theft of Swords.jpg

by Michael J. Sullivani

Two thieves in the wrong place at the wrong time are on the run in this fast-paced adventure fantasy.

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: March 17, 2016

Redshirts

Redshirts 158x235.jpg

by John Scalzi

Enjoying his assignment with the xenobiology lab on board the prestigious Intrepid, ensign Andrew Dahl worries about casualties suffered by low-ranking officers during away missions before making a shocking discovery about the starship's act...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: December 4, 2015

Legends: Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy

legends 161x235.jpg

edited by Robert Silverberg

A collection of original short novels by such acclaimed authors as Stephen King, Robert Jordan, Anne McCaffrey, Ursula K. Le Guin, Orson Scott Card, and Terry Goodkind returns each to his own special fantasy world for a new and ...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: December 4, 2015

Embassytown

embassytown 155x235.jpg

by China Miéville

Retaining a tenuous peace on a distant planet in the far future, humans and aliens work together through a mutually beneficial economic arrangement that is threatened by the arrival of a new group of humans that destabilizes th...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: November 13, 2015

The Name of the Wind

nameofthewind 150x218.jpg

by Patrick Rothfuss

The story of a hero told in his own voice. It is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend. So begin...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy
Posted on: July 24, 2015

Goblin Emperor

goblinemperor.jpg

by Katherine Addison

The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived his entire life in exile, distant from the Imperial Court and the deadly intrigue that suffuses it. But when his father and three sons in line for the throne are killed in an "...

Read more...

Find in our catalog Book Club - Science Fiction & Fantasy