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The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
The Gods Themselves - Asimov. Isaac
3 parallel universes collide.
Catching Fire - Suzanne Collins
Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won...[more]
The Sorceress - Michael Scott
Book Three in The New York Times bestselling series.

Nicholas Flamel's heart almost broke as he watched his beloved Paris crumble before him. The city was destroyed by Dee and Machiavelli, but Fl...[more]
The Giver - Lois Lowry
When Jonas turns 12, he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. Now, it's time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back.
The Illustrated Man (Grand Master Editions) - Ray Bradbury

He was a riot of rockets and fountains and people, in such intricate detail and color that you could bear the voiced murmuring, small and muted, from the crowds that inhabited his body.

The Illustrated Man<...[more]
A Princess of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
This is the story of John Carter who while exploring a cave loses consciousness and when he awakes he finds himself on the planet Mars.
The Host: A Novel - Stephenie Meyer
Now in the trade paperback edition:
New Bonus Chapter and Reading Group Guide, including Stephenie Meyer's Annotated Playlist for the book.

Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the mi...[more]
Dune - Frank Herbert
The all-time science fiction masterpiece...now in a special hardcover edition.

"Unique...I know nothing comparable to it except Lord of the Rings."--Arthur C. Clarke

Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of ...[more]
The Time Traveler's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
A dazzling novel in the most untraditional fashion, this is the remarkable story of Henry DeTamble, a dashing, adventuresome librarian who travels involuntarily through time, and Clare Abshire, an artist whose life takes a natural sequential course. ...[more]
New Moon - Stephenie Meyer
In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist. The "star-crossed" lovers theme continues as Bella and Edward find themselves facing new obstacles, including a devast...[more]
Ender's Game Boxed Set: Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, Shadow of the Hegemon - Orson Scott Card
Boxed Set contains Mass Market Editions of Ender's Game, Ender's Shadow, and Shadow of the Hegemon

Ender's Game
Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards

In order to develop a secure defense against...[more]
The Gods of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
This Townsend Library classic has been carefully edited to be more accessible to today's students. It includes a background note about the book, an author's biography, and a lively afterword. Acclaimed by educators nationwide, the Townsend Library is...[more]
Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card
In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic b...[more]
Matched - Ally Condie
A New York Times bestseller!

Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander's face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia k...[more]

Alliance - Gerald Lund
It's 18 years after the nuclear holocaust and the end of civilization, as we know it. Survivors are being relocated to a new society known as the Alliance. It seems like a dream come true for many of the new citizens. Crime, as well as harmful emoti...[more]
Anathem - Neal Stephenson

Anathem, the latest invention by the New York Times bestselling author of Cryptonomicon and The Baroque Cycle, is a magnificent creation: a work of great scope, intelligence, and imagination that ushers readers into a ...[more]

Digital Fortress: A Thriller - Dan Brown
When the NSA's invincible code-breaking machine encounters a mysterious code it cannot break, the agency calls its head cryptographer, Susan Fletcher, a brilliant, beautiful mathematician. What she uncovers sends shock waves through the corrido...[more]
After Worlds Collide (The Classic Sequel to When Worlds Collide) - Philip Wylie
A handful of Supermen colonize a distant planet. Vintage, classic science fiction
Foundation - Isaac Asimov
For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. But only Hari Sheldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future--to a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will la...[more]
The Drawing of the Three (The Dark Tower, Book 2) - Stephen King
The Man in Black is dead, and Roland is about to be hurled into 20th-century America, occupying the mind of a man running cocaine on the New York/Bermuda shuttle. A brilliant work of dark fantasy inspired by Browning's romantic poem, "Childe Roland t...[more]
Caves of Steel - Isaac Asimov
A millennium into the future two advancements have altered the course of human history:� � the colonization of the galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.� � Isaac Asimov's Robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership betwe...[more]
When Worlds Collide (Bison Frontiers of Imagination) - Philip Wylie
A runaway planet hurtles toward the earth. As it draws near, massive tidal waves, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions wrack our planet, devastating continents, drowning cities, and wiping out millions. In central North America, a team of scienti...[more]
Foundation and Earth - Isaac Asimov
The fifth novel in Asimov's popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Councilman Golan Trevize is wondering if he was right to choose a collective mind as the best possible future for humanity over the anarchy of contentious individuals, ...[more]
The Hunger Games (Thorndike Press Large Print Literacy Bridge Series) - Suzanne Collins
Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms...[more]
Gone - Michael Grant

In the blink of an eye.

Everyone disappears.

Gone.

Everyone except for the young. Teens. Middle schoolers. Toddlers. But not a single adult. No teachers, no cops, no doctors, no parents. Gone, too, are the phones, inter...[more]

The Naked Sun - Isaac Asimov
A millennium into the future, two advancements have altered the course of human history:  the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.  On the beautiful Outer World planet of Solaria, a handful of human colonists lead ...[more]
The Robots of Dawn - Isaac Asimov
A puzzling case of roboticide sends New York Detective Elijah Baley on an intense search for a murderer. Armed with his own instincts, his quirky logic, and the immutable Three Laws of Robotics, Baley is determined to solve the case. But can anything...[more]
The Tomorrow Code - Brian Falkner
The end of the world started quietly enough for Tane Williams and Rebecca Richards. . . .

Tane and Rebecca arent sure what to make of ita sequence of 1s and 0s, the message looks like nothing more than a random collection of alterna...[more]
Earth Awakens (The First Formic War) - Orson Scott Card

The story of The First Formic War continues in Earth Awakens.

Nearly 100 years before the events of Orson Scott Card�s bestselling novel Ender�s Game, humans were just beginning to step off Earth and out into...[more]

Pride of Chanur - C.J. Cherryh

No one at Meetpoint Station had ever seen a creature like the Outsider. Naked-hided, blunt toothed and blunt-fingered, Tully was the sole surviving member of his company -- a communicative, spacefaring species hitherto unknown -- and he was a ...[more]

Red Thunder - John Varley
Seven suburban misfits are constructing a spaceship out of old tanker cars. The plan is to beat the Chinese to Mars--in under four days at three million miles an hour. It would be history in the making if it didn't sound so insane.
Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbus - Orson Scott Card
In one of the most powerful and thought-provoking novels of his remarkable career, Orson Scott Card interweaves a compelling portrait of Christopher Columbus with the story of a future scientist who believes she can alter human history from a tragedy...[more]
Alien Invasion and Other Inconveniences - Brian Yansky
A polite race of telepathic killer aliens, a ten-second world conquest, and one teenage boy collide in this wry, gutsy adventure.

Jesse is in history class when a formidable, efficient race of aliens quietly takes over the earth in less...[more]
Chosen by Audible.com as the best sci-fi novel of 2012!

Padlocked doors. Strange light fixtures. Mutant cockroaches.

There are some odd things about Nate's new apartment.

Of course, he has other things on hi...[more]
The Swarm: A Novel - Frank Schatzing
For more than two years, one book has taken over Germany's hardcover and paperback bestseller lists, reaching number one in Der Spiegel and setting off a frenzy in bookstores: The Swarm.

Whales begin sinking ships. Toxic, eyeless crabs poison ...[more]

Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
Nowadays firemen start fires. Fireman Guy Montag loves to rush to a fire and watch books burn up. Then he met a seventeen-year old girl who told him of a past when people were not afraid, and a professor who told him of a future where people could th...[more]
A Deepness in the Sky (Zones of Thought) - Vernor Vinge
After thousands of years searching, humans stand on the verge of first contact with an alien race. Two human groups: the Qeng Ho, a culture of free traders, and the Emergents, a ruthless society based on the technological enslavement of minds.
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Bright of the Sky (Book 1 of The Entire and the Rose) - Kay Kenyon
In a land-locked galaxy that tunnels through our own, the Entire is a bizarre and seductive mix of long-lived quasi-human and alien beings gathered under a sky of fire, called the bright. A land of wonders, the Entire is sustained by monumental storm...[more]
The Left Hand of Darkness - Ursula K. Le Guin
Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards for Best Science Fiction Novel of the Year

A groundbreaking work of science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness tells the story of a lone human emissary to Winter, an alien world whose inhabitants can...[more]
The End of Eternity - Isaac Asimov
One of Isaac Asimov’s SF masterpieces, this stand-alone novel is a monument of the flowering of SF in the 20th century. It is widely regarded as Asimov’s single best SF novel and one every SF fan should read.

Andrew Harlan is an ...[more]
Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell
Thought Police. Big Brother. Orwellian. These words have entered our vocabulary because of George Orwell's classic dystopian novel, 1984. The story of one man's nightmare odyssey as he pursues a forbidden love affair through a world ruled by w...[more]
Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms - Mark Whiteway
On the planet Kelanni, life is cheap.

With the aid of the fearsome "Keltar" enforcers,
in their flying cloaks, a ruthless invader is forcing the native people to mine
the colloquially named "lodestone" - a substance from anot...[more]
Ignite Me (Shatter Me) - Tahereh Mafi

The heart-stopping conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Shatter Me series, which Ransom Riggs, author of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and Hollow City, called "a thrilling, high-stakes saga of self-...[more]

Ill Wind - Kevin J. Anderson
It’s the largest oil spill in history: a crashed supertanker in San Francisco Bay. Desperate to avert environmental damage—and a PR disaster—the multinational oil company releases an untested “designer microbe” to break up the spi...[more]
Hal Spacejock - Simon Haynes
Bored with on-time deliveries? Want your valuable cargo strewn across the nearest planet? Call Hal Space jock! Partial deliveries, non-arrivals and total write-offs a specialty. An incompetent, accident-prone pilot is given one last chance to save hi...[more]
The Man Who Fell to Earth - Walter Tevis
T.J. Newton is an extraterrestrial who goes to Earth on a desperate mission of to save his planet. It is the tale of any outsider who finds himself in a strange land.
Michael Vey 4: Hunt for Jade Dragon - Richard Paul Evans
Michael and his friends must rescue a child prodigy as the thrilling action continues in this electrifying fourth installment of the #1 New York Times bestselling series!

Michael, Taylor, Ostin and the rest of the Electroclan head to Ch...[more]
Raising Stony Mayhall - Daryl Gregory

From award-winning author Daryl Gregory, whom Library Journal called �[a] bright new voice of the twenty-first century,� comes a new breed of zombie novel�a surprisingly funny, vividly frightening, and ultimately deeply movi...[more]

In an idyllic Long Island community, paleobiologist Richard Sinclair is one of the first to suspect that the environment has begun to wage bloody, terrifying war on humanity. What initially appear to be random, unrelated events are actually violent e...[more]
India Kolling - Rajiv Ranjan
India Kolling a dream project of 5 London-based young Indian filmmakers who returned to their country India for their debut project. Love plays an important role in their life which conjured up 5 different exotic love stories but remains incomplete u...[more]
WWW: Watch - Robert J. Sawyer
Award-winning author Robert J. Sawyer continues his "wildly though- provoking" science fiction saga of a sentient World Wide Web.

Webmind is an emerging consciousness that has befriended Caitlin Decter and grown eager to learn about...[more]
The Age of Miracles - Karen Thompson Walker
'It is never what you worry over that comes to pass in the end. The real catastrophes are always different - unimagined, unprepared for, unknown...' What if our 24-hour day grew longer, first in minutes, then in hours, until day becomes night and nig...[more]
Across the Universe - Beth Revis
A love out of time. A spaceship built of secrets and murder.

Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet, three hundred years in the future. Ne...[more]
Bolt Clan - Robert Brent
Next to the zombie sat King, wagging his tail and licking the arm of the zombie.
Earth Afire (The First Formic War) - Orson Scott Card

One hundred�years before Ender's Game, the aliens arrived on Earth with fire and death. This is the story of the First Formic War.

Victor Delgado beat the alien ship to Earth, but just barely.�Not soon enough to convinc...[more]

Unravel Me (Shatter Me) - Tahereh Mafi

The New York Times bestselling sequel to the groundbreaking dystopian novel Shatter Me! Kami Garcia, coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestselling Beautiful Creatures series, says Unravel Me is "dangerous, sexy,...[more]

Shatter Me - Tahereh Mafi

I have a curse.
I have a gift.

I'm a monster.
I'm more than human.

My touch is lethal.
My touch is power.

I am their weapon.
I will fight back.

No one knows why Juliette's touch is fatal, but The Reesta...[more]

Where the Golden Apples Grow - Kage Baker
Growing up anywhere is hard, but it may be hardest of all on Mars. Bill is twelve Earth years old. He was the third boy born on the red planet. Ford is six Mars years old. He was the second.

Alternate ways of tracking time are just one of...[more]
This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein (Apprenticeship of Victor Frnkenstein) - Kenneth Oppel
Bravery, danger, and intense passion. How does obsession begin?

Victor and Konrad are the twin brothers Frankenstein. They are nearly inseparable. Growing up, their lives are filled with imaginary adventures...until the day their adventures...[more]

Mechanical - Pauline C. Harris
Drew is an android. From the very beginning of her existence, she has been programmed by her creators to understand her superiority and overwhelming responsibilities. She was created for a mission, a mission more important than anything she could eve...[more]
Star Wars: Darth Plagueis - James Luceno
He was the most powerful Sith lord who ever lived.
But could he be the only one who never died?

Did you ever hear the Tragedy of Darth Plagueis the Wise? Its a Sith legend. Darth Plagueis was a Dark Lord of the Sith, so ...[more]
The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel - Michael Scott

Read the first book in the New York Times bestselling The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series, perfect for fans of The Maze Runner and Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

He holds the secret that can end the world.

<...[more]
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers) - Becky Chambers

Follow a motley crew on an exciting journey through spaceand one adventurous young explorer who discovers the meaning of family in the far reaches of the universein this light-hearted debut space opera from a rising sci-fi star.

Rosemary H...[more]

Perfect (Mechanical Book 1) - Pauline C. Harris
Drew now knows the real mission her creators were trying to accomplish; create a perfect world. In other words, taking people, eventually all of the people on earth, and turning them into mechanically altered, perfect, human beings. That is what Drew...[more]
The Necromancer (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel) - Michael Scott

Read the fourth book in the New York Times bestselling The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series, perfect for fans of The Maze Runner and Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

San Francisco:

�� After fleeing to O...[more]

The Roar - Emma Clayton
Mika and Ellie live in a future behind a wall: Solid concrete topped with high-voltage razor wire and guarded by a battalion of Ghengis Borgs, it was built to keep out the animals, because animals carry the plague. At least that's what Ellie, wh...[more]
The Precipice (Asteroid Wars) - Ben Bova
Once, Dan Randolph was one of the richest men on Earth. Now the planet is spiraling into environmental disaster, with floods and earthquakes destroying the lives of millions. Randolph knows the energy and natural resources of space can save Eart...[more]
The Cosmic Express - Jack Williamson
An author and his wife decide to give up modern civilization for the real life.
Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith #2: Skyborn - JOHN JACKSON MILLER
Don't miss Star Wars: Lost Tribe of The Sith: Skyborn a FREE original eBook short story, the second in a series that tell the untold story of the Fate of the Jedi's forgotten Sith castaways, their battle to survive, and their quest to re-conquer the ...[more]
Shadows (Lux 0.5) - Jennifer L. Armentrout

Prequel novella to the bestselling Lux series

The last thing Dawson Black expected was Bethany Williams. As a Luxen, an alien life-form on Earth, human girls are�well, fun. But since the Luxen have to keep their true identities a se...[more]

Obsidian (Lux #1) - Jennifer L. Armentrout
Starting over sucks.

When we moved to West Virginia right before my senior year, I�d pretty much resigned myself to thick accents, dodgy internet access, and a whole lot of boring.... until I spotted my hot neighbor, with his loo...[more]
Opal (Lux #3) - Jennifer L. Armentrout

Book Three of the bestselling Lux series

No one is like Daemon Black.

When he set out to prove his feelings for me, he wasn't fooling around. Doubting him isn't something I'll do again, and now tha...[more]

Opposition (Lux #5) - Jennifer L. Armentrout

Don't miss Opposition, the fifth and final book in Jennifer L. Armentrout's bestselling Lux series. Also included only in the print edition is Shadows, the prequel novella never before seen in print! "A thrilling ride from start to f...[more]

Origin (Lux #4) - Jennifer L. Armentrout
Daemon will do anything to get Katy back.

After the successful but disastrous raid on Mount Weather, he�s facing the impossible. Katy is gone. Taken. Everything becomes about finding her. Taking out anyone who stands in...[more]
Onyx (Lux #2) - Jennifer L. Armentrout

Book Two of the bestselling Lux series

Being connected to Daemon Black sucks�

Thanks to his alien mojo, Daemon's determined to prove what he feels for me is more than a product of our bizarro con...[more]

EARTHCORE - Scott Sigler
Deep below a desolate Utah mountain lies the largest platinum deposit ever discovered. A billion-dollar find, it waits for any company that can drill a worlds record, three-mile-deep mine shaft. EarthCore is the company with the technology, the reso...[more]
 
 
Ready Player One - Ernest Cline

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, READY PLAYER ONE is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debutpart quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slingin...[more]

 
I, Robot - Isaac Asimov

The three laws of Robotics:

1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm
2. A robot must obey orders givein to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with t...[more]
 
Sgt. Frog, Volume 1 (Sgt. Frog (Graphic Novels)) - Mine Yoshizaki
Sergeant Keroro has come to Earth with the intention of taking it over. One day, a chance encounter with Fuyuki Hinata blows his cover and Keroro's home planet cuts off all contact with him. Sergeant Keroro is left on Earth and is forced to live with...[more]
 
Project ELE (Volume 1) - Rebecca Gober
From the authors of the best selling Night Marchers Series, comes an all new apocalyptic series with a paranormal twist that is enjoyable for all ages.

Millions have already died, and thousands more ar...[more]
 
 
 
Blue Remembered Earth - Alastair Reynolds
One hundred and fifty years from now, Africa has become the world�s dominant technological and economic power. Crime, war, disease and poverty have been practically eliminated. The Moon and Mars are settled, and colonies stretch all the way ...[more]
 
 

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