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.

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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...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

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

Packing for Mars

by Mary Roach


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

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

The Black Prism

Black Prism

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...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

The Sparrow

The Sparrow

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...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

A Wizard of Earthsea

A Wizard of Earthsea

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.

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

Contact

Contact

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.

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick

Selected Stories of Philip K Dick

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...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

The Warded Man

The Warded Man

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 time......read more...

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Posted on: August 4, 2016

Sorcerer to the Crown

Sorcerer to the Crown

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...

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Red Rising

Red Rising

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 infil......read more...

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

Watership Down

Watership Down

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 c......read more...

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Posted on: May 13, 2016

Foreigner

Foreigner

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...

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Posted on: May 13, 2016

Theft of Swords

Theft of Swords

by Michael J. Sullivani

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

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Posted on: March 17, 2016

Redshirts

Redshirts

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 a......read more...

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Posted on: December 4, 2015

Embassytown

Embassytown

by China MiƩville
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 the world's......read more...

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Posted on: December 4, 2015

Legends: Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy

Legends

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 an......read more...

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