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Marion Zimmer Bradley's ancestors of Avalon by Paxson, Diana L.

Marion Zimmer Bradley's ancestors of Avalon

2500 years BC, Tiriki, Priestess of Light and of the Earth-goddess Ni-Terat, and her husband Micail, Priest of Light and Prince of the Atlantean state Atharrath, have to save themselves from the destruction of Atlantis and are forced to board different ships to the Isles of Tin (Britain). When they finally reach the British coast, they are far away from each other and they both believe that the other one is dead.

Aug 27, 2015
Wish bound by Nelson, J. C, author.

Wish bound

Aug 27, 2015
The Secrets of Blood and Bone by Alexander, Rebecca

The Secrets of Blood and Bone

Aug 28, 2015
The traitor Baru Cormorant by Dickinson, Seth.

The traitor Baru Cormorant

"Baru Cormorant believes any price is worth paying to liberate her people--even her soul. When the Empire of Masks conquers her island home, overwrites her culture, criminalizes her customs, and murders one of her fathers, Baru vows to swallow her hate, join the Empire's civil service, and claw her way high enough to set her people free. Sent as an Imperial agent to distant Aurdwynn, another conquered country, Baru discovers it's on the brink of rebellion. Drawn by the intriguing duchess Tain Hu

Aug 28, 2015
Sight Unseen by Swallow, James

Sight Unseen

Aug 28, 2015
A Red Rose Chain by McGuire, Seanan

A Red Rose Chain

Aug 28, 2015
The Murdstone Trilogy by Peet, Mal

The Murdstone Trilogy

Aug 28, 2015
Lost Stars by Gray, Claudia/ Noto, Phil (ILT)

Lost Stars

Aug 28, 2015
The last exodus / The Earthborn Trilogy Book 1 by Tassi, Paul.

The last exodus / The Earthborn Trilogy Book 1

"Earth lies in ruins in the aftermath of an extraterrestrial invasion. The few survivors must work together to escape the planet. But if they don't find common ground, all will die, stranded on a ruined Earth"--

Aug 28, 2015
Guerilla by Odom, Mel, author.

Guerilla

Aug 28, 2015
Dragon coast by Van Eekhout, Greg.

Dragon coast

Aug 28, 2015
Down the Rabbit Hole by Robb, J. D./ Blayney, Mary/ Fox, Elaine/ McComas, Mary Kay/ Ryan, R. C.

Down the Rabbit Hole

Aug 28, 2015
Crucible Zero by Monk, Devon

Crucible Zero

Aug 28, 2015
The book of the unnamed midwife by Elison, Meg.

The book of the unnamed midwife

Aug 28, 2015
Battlemage by Aryan, Stephen

Battlemage

Aug 28, 2015
The aeronaut's windlass by Butcher, Jim, 1971-

The aeronaut's windlass

An airship's crew become humanity's lone defenders when an ancient enemy reawakens and threatens the world with monstrous creatures and perpetual darkness.

Aug 28, 2015
Witches be crazy - a tale that happened once upon a time in the middle of nowhere by Hunder, Logan J.

Witches be crazy - a tale that happened once upon a time in the middle of nowhere

"Real heroes never die. But they do get grouchy in middle age. The beloved King Ik is dead, and there was barely time to check his pulse before the royal throne was supporting the suspiciously shapely backside of an impostor pretending to be Ik's beautiful long-lost daughter. With the land's heroic hunks busy drooling all over themselves, there's only one man left who can save the kingdom of Jenair. His name is Dungar Loloth, a rural blacksmith turned innkeeper, a surly hermit and an all-around

Aug 29, 2015
Daughter of the blood by Bishop, Anne.

Daughter of the blood

Three men, sworn enemies, vie for sway over the girl witch--a blue-eyed innocent--who is to rule over the Dark Kingdom, commencing a ruthless game of politics, magic, and betrayal, in which the weapons are love and hate.

Aug 29, 2015
Dragon queen by Deas, Stephen, 1968- author.

Dragon queen

In the years before the Dragons laid waste to man's empire, the fearsome monsters were used for war and as gifts of surpassing wealth to buy favour in the constant political battles that tore at the kingdoms. Notorious in these battles was the Dragon Queen. And now she is a prisoner. But no one is more dangerous than when caged...

Aug 29, 2015
His father's eyes by Coe, David B.

His father's eyes

"Private detective Justis 'Jay' Fearsson is a weremyste. He wields potent magic but every month, on the full moon, he loses his mind. A legion of dark sorcerers has descended on Phoenix, wreaking havoc. Jay has to figure out what connects a billionaire financier and a vicious drug kingpin to an attempted terrorist attack, a spate of ritual killings, and the murder of a powerful runemyste. And he has to do it fast since the dark sorcerers have Jay in their crosshairs, and with his death they inte

Aug 29, 2015
Killing pretty - a Sandman Slim novel by Kadrey, Richard.

Killing pretty - a Sandman Slim novel

"Sandman Slim investigates Death's death in this hip, propulsive urban fantasy through a phantasmagoric LA rife with murder, mayhem, and magic. James Stark has met his share of demons and angels, on earth and beyond. Now, he's come face to face with the one entity few care to meet: Death. Someone has tried to kill Death--ripping the heart right out of him--or rather the body he's inhabiting. Death needs Sandman Slim's help: he believes anyone who can beat Lucifer and the old gods at their own ga

Aug 29, 2015
Strange candy by Hamilton, Laurell K., author.

Strange candy

Known for her darkly violent, stunningly erotic Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novels, New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton reveals new dimensions of her talent in these fantastical fairy tales and lush parables as she welcomes listeners to the far corners of her fertile imagination. From a woman who marries into a family of volatile wizards to a couple fleeing a gang of love-hungry cupids, from a girl who seeks sanctuary in the form of a graceful goose to the disgruntled superhero

Aug 29, 2015
Neverwhere - author's preferred text by Gaiman, Neil, author.

Neverwhere - author's preferred text

Aug 29, 2015
Narcissus in chains by Hamilton, Laurell K.

Narcissus in chains

Anita Blake finds herself caught in a deadly triangle between the two men in her life, men whose immortal powers of werewolf and vampire can give her the strength she needs to overcome a deadly enemy or destroy her soul.

Aug 29, 2015
Ultima by Baxter, Stephen.

Ultima

"Hailed as 'one of the most inventive writers that science fiction has ever produced' (SF Site), Stephen Baxter builds on the massive success of Proxima with a career-defining novel of big ideas.... On the planet of Per Ardua, alien artifacts were discovered--hatches that allowed humans to step across light-years of space as if they were stepping into another room. But this newfound freedom has consequences.... As humanity discovers the real nature of the universe, a terrifying truth comes to li

Aug 30, 2015
The sword of the south by Weber, David, 1952-

The sword of the south

Kenhodan, a swordsman with no memory of his past, becomes a pawn in a millennium-long war before confronting the dark wizard Wencit of Rm, who is determined to protect his world and a frightened eleven-year-old girl.

Aug 30, 2015
Magic shifts by Andrews, Ilona.

Magic shifts

"After breaking from life with the Pack, mercenary Kate Daniels and her mate--former Beast Lord Curran Lennart-- are adjusting to a very different pace. While they're thrilled to escape all the infighting, Kate and Curran know that separating from the Pack completely is a process that will take time. But when they learn that their friend Eduardo has gone missing, Kate and Curran shift their focus to investigate his disappearance. Eduardo was a fellow member of the Mercenary Guild, so Kate knows

Aug 30, 2015
Lamp black, wolf grey by Brackston, Paula.

Lamp black, wolf grey

"Artist Laura Matthews finds her new home in the Welsh mountains to be a place so charged with tales and legends that she is able to reach through the gossamer-fine veil that separates her own world from that of myth and fable. She and her husband Dan have given up their city life and moved to Blaencwm, an ancient longhouse high in the hills. Here she hopes that the wild beauty will inspire her to produce her best art and will give her the baby they have longed for. But this high valley is also

Aug 30, 2015
The fifth season by Jemisin, N. K.

The fifth season

Three terrible things happen in a single day. Essun, masquerading as an ordinary schoolteacher in a quiet small town, comes home to find that her husband has brutally murdered their son and kidnapped their daughter. Mighty Sanze, the empire whose innovations have been civilization's bedrock for a thousand years, collapses as its greatest city is destroyed by a madman's vengeance. And worst of all, across the heartland of the world's sole continent, a great red rift has been been torn which spews

Aug 30, 2015
Veiled by Jacka, Benedict, author.

Veiled

Diviner Alex Verus and the Council that governs the magical community have never gotten along. But with his former teacher back in Britain, Alex is in desperate need of allies, and he'll do whatever it takes to get them--even if it means accepting a job with the Keepers, enforcing magical law. Alex forms an uneasy alliance with his new partner, Caldera, but his attempt at legitimacy quickly turns lethal when a mission puts him in possession of an item that factions both inside and outside of the

Aug 30, 2015
Heir to the shadows by Bishop, Anne.

Heir to the shadows

Jaenelle struggles to heal from the amnesia that shields her from terrifying memories of her childhood, until her memories return, her magical powers mature, and she can fulfill her destiny as heir to the magical Darkness.

Aug 30, 2015
The veil - a Devil's Isle novel by Neill, Chloe.

The veil - a Devil's Isle novel

"A brand new series from New York Times bestselling author Chloe Neill. Seven years ago, the Veil that separates humanity from what lies beyond was torn apart, and New Orleans was engulfed in a supernatural war. Now, those with paranormal powers have been confined in a walled community that humans call the District. Those who live there call it Devil's Isle. Claire Connolly is a good girl with a dangerous secret: she's a Sensitive, a human endowed with magic that seeped through the Veil. Claire

Aug 30, 2015
The Death House by Pinborough, Sarah

The Death House

Aug 31, 2015
Chapelwood - the Borden dispatches by Priest, Cherie.

Chapelwood - the Borden dispatches

Aug 31, 2015
Sorcerer to the crown by Cho, Zen.

Sorcerer to the crown

"In this sparkling debut, magic and mayhem clash with the British elite... The Royal Society of Unnatural Philosophers, one of the most respected organizations throughout all of England, has long been tasked with maintaining magic within His Majesty's lands. But lately, the once proper institute has fallen into disgrace, naming an altogether unsuitable gentleman--a freed slave who doesn't even have a familiar--as their Sorcerer Royal, and allowing England's once profuse stores of magic to slowl

Aug 31, 2015
Twelve Kings in Sharakhai by Beaulieu, Brad

Twelve Kings in Sharakhai

Aug 31, 2015
Astra by Foyle, Naomi, author.

Astra

Sep 1, 2015
Aloha from Hell - A Sandman Slim Novel by Kadrey, Richard

Aloha from Hell - A Sandman Slim Novel

Sep 1, 2015
Tangled webs - A Black Jewels novel by Bishop, Anne, author.

Tangled webs - A Black Jewels novel

Responding to an invitation sent by "Jaenelle Angelline," Surreal SaDiablo, former courtesan and assassin, arrives at the party and finds herself trapped in a living nightmare created by the tangled webs of Black Widow witches...and if she uses Craft to defend herself, she risks being sealed in the house forever. But Jaenelle did not send the invitation. And now Jaenelle and her family must rescue Surreal and the others inside without becoming trapped themselves-and then discover who has created

Sep 1, 2015
Atonement by Beyer, Kirsten.

Atonement

Sep 1, 2015
The promise of the child / Volume One of the Amaranthine Spectrum by Toner, Thomas.

The promise of the child  / Volume One of the Amaranthine Spectrum

"Lycaste is a lovesick recluse living in a forgotten Mediterranean cove who is renowned throughout the distorted people of the Old World for his beauty. Sotiris Gianakos is a 12,000-year-old Cypriote grieving the loss of his sister, a principled man who will change Lycaste's life forever. Their stories, and others, become darkly entwined when Aaron the Longlife-the Usurper, a man who is not quite a man-makes a claim to the Amaranthine throne that threatens to throw the delicate political balance

Sep 1, 2015
Kitty saves the world by Vaughn, Carrie.

Kitty saves the world

The final novel in the Kitty Norville series. Kitty is running out of time, after her failed attempt to take down the ancient vampire Roman. The elusive vampire lord has begun his apocalyptic endgame, and Kitty does not know where he will strike next. Meanwhile, pressure mounts as Kitty and her pack realize that not even Denver is safe as they experience the true reach of Roman's cult.

Sep 1, 2015
Saturn run / A Novel of 2066 by Sandford, John, 1944 February 23-

Saturn run / A Novel of 2066

"An extraordinary new thriller of the future from #1 New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Sandford and internationally known photo-artist and science fiction aficionado Ctein. Over the course of thirty-seven books, John Sandford has proven time and again his unmatchable talents for electrifying plots, rich characters, sly wit, and razor-sharp dialogue. Now, in collaboration with Ctein, he proves it all once more, in a stunning new thriller, a story as audacious as i

Sep 1, 2015
The banished of Muirwood by Wheeler, Jeff, 1971- author.

The banished of Muirwood

In a world full of magic and mystery, eighteen-year-old Maia is the exiled princess of Comoros and rightful heir to the throne. Forced to live as a servant in her enemy's home, Maia flees her captors and begins a perilous quest to save her people. To survive, she must use magic she has learned in secret--despite the fact that women are forbidden to control it. Hunted by enemies at every turn, Maia realizes that danger lurks within her, too. Her powers threaten to steal not only her consciousness

Sep 1, 2015
Bone swans by Cooney, C. S. E. (Claire S. E.), author

Bone swans

Sep 1, 2015
City of the Iron Fish by Ings, Simon, author.

City of the Iron Fish

A riveting gothic SF adventure set in a bizarre desert city, probing the very fabric of existence, to reveal a sometimes horrifying world within. Only a fool would question the strange magics that maintain the cool haven of the City of the Iron Fish in the middle of an inferno of scorching heat and splintered rock, for the well-watered streets of the city hide secrets in their shadows. Thomas Kemp is just such a fool--and embarks on a journey that will take him to the limits of reality. It may k

Sep 1, 2015
Crossways - a psi-tech novel by Bedford, Jacey, author.

Crossways - a psi-tech novel

Ben Benjamin, a psi-tech navigator, and Cara Carlinni, a telepath, can never go home again. To the Trust and Alphacorp alike they are wanted criminals.

Sep 1, 2015
Fearless by James, Elliott, author.

Fearless

"THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS A CLEARCUT CASE OF RITE AND WRONG. When your last name is Charming, rescuing virgins comes with the territory, even when the virgin in question is a nineteen-year-old college boy. Someone, somewhere, has declared war on Kevin Kichida, and that someone has a long list of magical predators on their rolodex. The good news is that Kevin lives in a town where Ted Cahill is the new sheriff and old ally of John Charming. The attacks on Kevin seem to be a pattern, and the more

Sep 1, 2015
An apprentice to elves by Monette, Sarah.

An apprentice to elves

Sep 1, 2015
Ancillary mercy by Leckie, Ann.

Ancillary mercy

Sep 1, 2015
A borrowed man by Wolfe, Gene.

A borrowed man

"A Borrowed Man: a new science fiction novel, from Gene Wolf, the celebrated author of the Book of the New Sun series. It is perhaps a hundred years in the future, our civilization is gone, and another is in place in North America, but it retains many familiar things and structures. Although the population is now small, there is advanced technology, there are robots, and there are clones. E. A. Smithe is a borrowed person. He is a clone who lives on a third-tier shelf in a public library, and hi

Sep 1, 2015
Gatefather - a novel by Card, Orson Scott.

Gatefather - a novel

"In Gatefather, the third installment in the Mithermages series, New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card continues his fantastic tale of the Mages of Westil who live in exile on Earth. Danny North is the first Gate Mage to be born on Earth in nearly 2000 years, or at least the first to survive to claim his power. Families of Westil in exile on Earth have had a treaty that required the death of any suspected Gate Mage. The wars between the Families had been terrible, until at last they

Sep 1, 2015
Hell's foundations quiver by Weber, David, 1952-

Hell's foundations quiver

Sep 1, 2015
In the shadow of the towers - speculative fiction in a post-9/11 world by Lain, Douglas (EDT)

In the shadow of the towers - speculative fiction in a post-9/11 world

"In the Shadow of the Towers compiles nearly twenty works of speculative fiction responding to and inspired by the events of 9/11, from writers seeking to confront, rebuild, and carry on, even in the face of overwhelming emotion. Writer and editor Douglas Lain presents a thought-provoking anthology featuring a variety of award-winning and best-selling authors, from Jeff VanderMeer (Annihilation) and Cory Doctorow (Little Brother) to Susan Palwick (Flying in Place) and James Morrow (Towing Jehov

Sep 1, 2015
The king's justice - two novellas by Donaldson, Stephen R.

The king's justice - two novellas

"Two new, original novellas. Donaldson's first publication since finishing the Thomas Covenant series, are a sure cause for celebration among his many fans. In The King's Justice, a stranger dressed in black arrives in the village of Settle's Crossways,following the scent of a terrible crime. He even calls himself "Black," though almost certainly that is not his name. The people of the village discover that they have a surprising urge to cooperate with this stranger, though the desire of inhabi

Sep 1, 2015
Luna - new moon by McDonald, Ian, 1960-

Luna - new moon

"The Moon wants to kill you. Whether it's being unable to pay your per diem for your allotted food, water, and air, or you just get caught up in a fight between the Moon's ruling corporations, the Five Dragons. You must fight for every inch you want to gain in the Moon's near feudal society. And that is just what Adriana Corta did. As the leader of the Moon's newest "dragon," Adriana has wrested control of the Moon's Helium-3 industry from the Mackenzie Metal corporation and fought to earn her f

Sep 1, 2015
Not on fire, but burning - a novel by Hrbek, Greg.

Not on fire, but burning - a novel

"Twenty-year-old Skyler saw the incident out her window: Some sort of metallic object hovering over the Golden Gate Bridge just before it collapsed and a mushroom cloud lifted above the city. Like everyone, she ran, but she couldn't outrun the radiation,with her last thoughts being of her beloved baby brother, Dorian, safe in her distant family home. Flash forward to a post-incident America, where the country has been broken up into territories and Muslims have been herded onto the old Indian r

Sep 1, 2015
Professor Challenger - New Worlds, Lost Places by Campbell, J. R. (EDT)/ Prepolec, Charles (EDT)

Professor Challenger - New Worlds, Lost Places

Sep 1, 2015
The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps by Wilson, Kai Ashante

The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps

Sep 1, 2015
Stone of farewell by Williams, Tad.

Stone of farewell

Sep 1, 2015
The dragonbone chair by Williams, Tad.

The dragonbone chair

Simon, a young kitchen boy and magician's apprentice, finds his dreams of great deeds and heroic wars becoming an all too shocking reality in a terrifying civil war.

Sep 1, 2015
Deceptions - a Cainsville novel by Armstrong, Kelley.

Deceptions - a Cainsville novel

"Olivia Taylor Jones's life has exploded. She's discovered she is not only adopted, but her real parents are convicted serial killers. Fleeing the media frenzy, she took refuge in the oddly secluded town of Cainsville. She has since solved the town's mysteries and finds herself not only the target of its secretive elders but also her stalker ex-fiance´. Visions continue to haunt her: particularly a little blond girl in a green sundress who insists she has an important message for Olivia, one tha

Sep 1, 2015
Updraft by Wilde, Fran, 1979-

Updraft

"Welcome to a world of wind and bone, songs and silence, betrayal and courage. Kirit Densira cannot wait to pass her wingtest and begin flying as a trader by her mother's side, being in service to her beloved home tower and exploring the skies beyond. When Kirit inadvertently breaks Tower Law, the city's secretive governing body, the Singers, demand that she become one of them instead. In an attempt to save her family from greater censure, Kirit must give up her dreams to throw herself into the

Sep 1, 2015
Twelve kings in Sharakhai by Beaulieu, Bradley P., author.

Twelve kings in Sharakhai

Sharakhai, the great city of the desert, center of commerce and culture, has been ruled from time immemorial by twelve kings--cruel, ruthless, powerful, and immortal. With their army of Silver Spears, their elite company of Blade Maidens and their holy defenders, the terrifying asirim, the Kings uphold their positions as undisputed, invincible lords of the desert. There is no hope of freedom for any under their rule. Or so it seems, until C¸eda, a brave young woman from the west end slums, defie

Sep 1, 2015
Sorcerer to the crown by Cho, Zen, author.

Sorcerer to the crown

"In this sparkling debut, magic and mayhem clash with the British elite... The Royal Society of Unnatural Philosophers, one of the most respected organizations throughout all of England, has long been tasked with maintaining magic within His Majesty's lands. But lately, the once proper institute has fallen into disgrace, naming an altogether unsuitable gentleman--a freed slave who doesn't even have a familiar--as their Sorcerer Royal, and allowing England's once profuse stores of magic to slowly

Sep 1, 2015
A red rose chain by McGuire, Seanan, author.

A red rose chain

To stop the King of Silences from declaring war on the Mists, October Daye and her friends must travel to another Kingdom where old enemies and new will be waiting to ensure that their efforts will come to naught. By a New York Times best-selling author. Original.

Sep 1, 2015
Guerilla by Odom, Mel, author.

Guerilla

"He's behind enemy lines. But those lines are shifting beneath his feet. In the jungles of Makaum, the Terran military is locked in a critical standoff over the planet's resources with the hostile Phrenorians, even as both species maintain uneasy relations with the locals. Tensions could ignite at a moment's notice. And Master Sergeant Frank Sage has just stumbled upon the spark plug. Alongside trusted Makaum scouts, Sage is running recon on what is possibly an unsanctioned Phrenorian military b

Sep 1, 2015
The desert and the blade by Stirling, S. M., author.

The desert and the blade

"In his Novels of the Change, New York Times bestselling author S.M. Stirling presents 'a devastated, mystical world that will appeal to fans of traditional fantasy as well as post-apocalyptic SF.'* Continuing their quest that began in The Golden Princess, two future rulers of a world without technology risk their lives seeking a fabled blade... Reiko, Empress of Japan, has allied herself with Princess O´rlaith, heir to the High Kingdom of Montival, to find the Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi, the Grass-Cut

Sep 1, 2015
The death house - a novel by Pinborough, Sarah, 1972- author.

The death house - a novel

Toby's life was perfectly normal ...until it was unravelled by something as simple as a blood test. Taken from his family, Toby now lives in the Death House; an out-of-time existence far from the modern world, where he, and the others who live there, are studied by Matron and her team of nurses. They're looking for any sign of sickness. Any sign of their wards changing. Any sign that it's time to take them to the sanatorium. No one returns from the sanatorium. Withdrawn from his house-mates and

Sep 1, 2015
Crucible zero - a house immortal novel by Monk, Devon, author.

Crucible zero - a house immortal novel

"Matilda Case never thought of herself as a hero. But because she is galvanized--and nearly immortal in her stitched, endlessly healing body--she doesn't have much of a choice. Even if she doesn't want to save the world, she's the only one capable of traveling in time to do so. But her rescue attempt hasn't gone as planned. She's stuck in an alternate universe, and her world is in danger of disappearing. Worst of all, an unfathomably powerful man who can also travel through history doesn't want

Sep 1, 2015
Chapelwood - the Borden dispatches by Priest, Cherie, author.

Chapelwood - the Borden dispatches

"Birmingham, Alabama, is infested with malevolence. Prejudice and hatred have consumed the minds and hearts of its populace. A murderer, unimaginatively named Harry the Hacker by the press, has been carving up citizens with a hatchet. And from the church known as Chapelwood, an unholy gospel is being spread by a sect that worships dark gods from beyond the heavens. This darkness calls to Lizzie Borden. It is reminiscent of an evil she had dared hoped was extinguished"--Page 4 of cover.

Sep 1, 2015
Archmage by Salvatore, R. A., 1959- author.

Archmage

Victory reigns at Mithral Hall but Drizzt knows that the dark elves of Menzoberranzan, including the powerful Archmage Gromph, aren't done with him yet. Consumed by their own power struggles, feeling backed into a corner, the drow may just be desperate enough to call on demonic forces from the deepest reaches of the Abyss, and unleash a disaster even the Underdark could never have prepared for.

Sep 1, 2015
Shadows of Self by Sanderson, Brandon.

Shadows of Self

"The #1 New York Times bestselling author returns to the world of Mistborn with his first novel in the series since The Alloy of Law. With The Alloy of Law, Brandon Sanderson surprised readers with a New York Times bestselling spinoff of his Mistborn books, set after the action of the trilogy, in a period corresponding to late 19th-century America.The trilogy's heroes are now figures of myth and legend, even objects of religious veneration. They are succeeded by wonderful new characters, chief a

Sep 1, 2015
Stories for Chip - A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany by Shawl, Nisi (EDT)/ Campbell, Bill (EDT)

Stories for Chip - A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany

Sep 1, 2015
Fool's quest by Hobb, Robin, author.

Fool's quest

"After nearly killing his oldest friend, the Fool, and finding his daughter stolen away by those who were once targeting the Fool, FitzChivarly Farseer is out for blood. And who better to wreak havoc than a highly trained and deadly former royal assassin? Fitz might have let his skills go fallow over his years of peace, but such things, once learned, are not so easily forgotten. And nothing is more dangerous than a man who has nothing left to lose"--

Sep 1, 2015
The end of all things by Scalzi, John, 1969-

The end of all things

"Humans expanded into space ... only to find a universe populated with multiple alien species bent on their destruction. Thus was the Colonial Union formed, to help protect us from a hostile universe. The Colonial Union used the Earth and its excess population for colonists and soldiers. It was a good arrangement ... for the Colonial Union. Then the Earth said: no more. Now the Colonial Union is living on borrowed time--a couple of decades at most, before the ranks of the Colonial Defense Forces

Sep 1, 2015
Equations of life by Morden, Simon, author.

Equations of life

Samuil Petrovitch is an anti-social Russian e´migre´ in the overcrowded, decaying urban jungle of the London Metrozone. Going against his customary principle of "don't get involved," Petrovitch surprises himself one day by performing an uncharacteristically kind act, which results in his being propelled into a world of rival gang lords, exiled yakuza, crooked cops, crazed prophets, and gun-toting warrior nuns.

Sep 1, 2015
The dark forest by Liu, Cixin, author.

The dark forest

"With the scope of Dune and the rousing action of Independence Day, this near-future trilogy is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multple-award-winning phenemonenon from China's most beloved science fiction author. In Dark Forest, Earth is reeling from the revelation of a coming alien invasion--in just four centuries' time. The aliens' human collaborators may have been defeated, but the presence of the sophons, the subatomic particles that allow Trisolaris instant

Sep 1, 2015
Chasing the Phoenix by Swanwick, Michael, author.

Chasing the Phoenix

In the distant future, Surplus arrives in China dressed as a Mongolian shaman, leading a yak which carries the corpse of his friend, Darger. The old high-tech world has long since collapsed, and the artificial intelligences that ran it are outlawed and destroyed. Or so it seems. Darger and Surplus, a human and a genetically engineered dog with human intelligence who walks upright, are a pair of con men and the heroes of a series of prior Swanwick stories. They travel to what was once China and i

Sep 1, 2015
The song of Synth by Doubinsky, Seb, author.

The song of Synth

Sep 1, 2015
The World of Poo by Pratchett, Terry

The World of Poo

Sep 1, 2015
Welcome to Night Vale by Fink, Joseph/ Cranor, Jeffrey

Welcome to Night Vale

Sep 1, 2015
A knight of the seven kingdoms - being the adventures of Ser Duncan the Tall, and his squire, Egg by Martin, George R. R.

A knight of the seven kingdoms - being the adventures of Ser Duncan the Tall, and his squire, Egg

Sep 1, 2015
Killing Titan by Bear, Greg, 1951-

Killing Titan

Sep 1, 2015
Ghost Summer - Stories by Due, Tananarive

Ghost Summer - Stories

Sep 1, 2015
Futuristic violence and fancy suits by Wong, David, 1975 January 10-

Futuristic violence and fancy suits

Sep 1, 2015
Closer to the Heart by Lackey, Mercedes

Closer to the Heart

Sep 1, 2015
A Call to Arms by Weber, David/ Zahn, Timothy/ Pope, Thomas

A Call to Arms

Sep 1, 2015
An Ancient Peace by Huff, Tanya

An Ancient Peace

Sep 1, 2015
Prison of souls by Lackey, Mercedes.

Prison of souls

Sep 1, 2015
The fall by Pineiro, R. J., author.

The fall

"In R. J. Pineiro's The Fall, a sci-fi thriller, a man jumps from the upper-most reaches of the atmosphere and vanishes, ending up on an alternate Earth where he died five years earlier. Jack Taylor has always been an adrenaline junkie. As a federal contractor, he does dangerous jobs for the government that fall out of the realm of the SEALS and the Marines. And this next job is right up his alley. Jack has been assigned to test an orbital jump and if it works, the United States government will

Sep 1, 2015
Finches of Mars by Aldiss, Brian Wilson, 1925- author.

Finches of Mars

Sep 1, 2015
Power surge by Bova, Ben, 1932- author.

Power surge

Dr. Jake Ross, the science advisor to a newly elected freshman senator, must figure out how Washington really works when his comprehensive energy plan runs afoul of special interests, cynical bureaucrats, and a powerful U.S. senator.

Sep 1, 2015
The left-hand way by Doyle, Tom, 1964-, author.

The left-hand way

Sep 1, 2015
Radiance by Valente, Catherynne M., 1979-

Radiance

Sep 1, 2015
His Majesty's dragon by Novik, Naomi, author.

His Majesty's dragon

When the HMS Reliant captures a French ship and its priceless cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, Captain Will Laurence is swept into an unexpected kinship with an extraordinary creature and joins the elite Aerial Corps as a master of the dragon Temaraire, in which role he must match wits with the powerful dragon-borne forces of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Sep 1, 2015
The house of shattered wings by Bodard, Aliette de.

The house of shattered wings

"Multi-award winning author Aliette de Bodard, brings her story of the War in Heaven to Paris, igniting the City of Light in a fantasy of divine power and deep conspiracy... In the late Twentieth Century, the streets of Paris are lined with haunted ruins. The Great Magicians' War left a trail of devastation in its wake. The Grand Magasins have been reduced to piles of debris, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the Seine has turned black with ashes and rubble and the remnants of the spells that

Sep 1, 2015
Legacy of kings by Herman, Eleanor, 1960- author.

Legacy of kings

Katerina, on a mission to kill the queen, falls in love with Alexander, Prince of Macedonia. Jacob will go to unthinkable lengths to win Katerina, even if it means having to compete with Hephaestion, a murderer sheltered by the prince. And far across the sea, Zofia, a Persian princess and Alexander's unmet betrothed, wants to alter her destiny by seeking the famed and deadly Spirit Eaters.

Sep 1, 2015
Nightwise by Belcher, R. S.

Nightwise

"R.S. Belcher, the acclaimed author of The Six-Gun Tarot and The Shotgun Arcana launches a gritty new urban fantasy series set in today's seedy occult underworld in Nightwise. In the more shadowy corners of the world, frequented by angels and demons and everything in-between, Laytham Ballard is a legend. It's said he raised the dead at the age of ten, stole the Philosopher's Stone in Vegas back in 1999, and survived the bloodsucking kiss of the Mosquito Queen. Wise in the hidden ways of the nigh

Sep 1, 2015
Our lady of the ice by Clarke, Cassandra Rose, 1983-

Our lady of the ice

"A female P.I. comes into conflict with a ruthless gangster just as both humans and robots agitate for independence in a domed Argentinian colony in Antarctica."--Publisher.

Sep 1, 2015
Supersymmetry by Walton, David, 1975-

Supersymmetry

When physicist Ryan Oronzi's development of military applications of Higgs projector technology leads to the return of the varcolac, which seeks to destroy human life, Sandra and Alex Kelley strive to defeat it.

Sep 1, 2015
Secrets of blood and bone - a novel by Alexander, Rebecca, 1960- author.

Secrets of blood and bone - a novel

Venice, 16th Century. Having undertaken a mission of the upmost discretion, occultist and scholar Edward Kelley finds the answers he seeks are more perilous than can be believed, and his ultimate salvation means confronting the darkest deeds of his past. England, 21st Century. Running from her past and hiding from her future, Jackdaw Hammond buys a new home in the middle of nowhere. But her fresh start is threatened by a wild magic similar to her own. The legacy of Edward Kelley remains, and wit

Sep 1, 2015
The drafter - a novel by Harrison, Kim, 1966-

The drafter - a novel

"New suspense trilogy, featuring a brilliant special task agent at the top of her field and set in a futuristic Detroit"--Goodreads.com.

Sep 1, 2015
Wish bound by Nelson, J. C., author.

Wish bound

Marissa Locks is used to dealing with problems, but the ones that always seem to arise on her birthday take the cake. This year she's dealing with an army of invading goblins, the resurrection of two vengeful enemies from hell, and the return of the Black Queen, the evil sorceress who has claimed Marissa as her servant. As her friends try to save her from the Black Queen's clutches, Marissa tries to end a war that started before her birth.

Sep 1, 2015
We install - and other stories by Turtledove, Harry, author.

We install - and other stories

"We Install offers a showcase of styles, from humor--in "Father of the Groom," a scientist with a penchant for wild experimentation helps his love-struck son by synthesizing a wedding ring out of two carrots--to classic science fiction, as in the Hugo Award-winning "Down in the Bottomlands" and "Hoxbomb," in which a regular guy just trying to make a living selling scooters has to deal with some very odd competition. The alternate history tale "Drang von Osten" begins on a bloody battlefield in W

Sep 1, 2015
Marion Zimmer Bradley's ancestors of Avalon by Paxson, Diana L.

Marion Zimmer Bradley's ancestors of Avalon

Woven into the saga of the ancestors of Avalon as they escape Atlantis to the mist-shrouded isle of Britain is the story of two powerful women whose destinies will shape a new line of descendents.

Sep 1, 2015
Irona 700 by Duncan, Dave, 1933- author.

Irona 700

"It is Midsummer Day, the beginning of the year 700, in the city of Benign. All the children born in the year 684 celebrate their joint sixteenth birthday by passing in front of the statue of the blind goddess Caprice--but only one will become the Chosen and join the Seventy who govern and guide the city. Much to her surprise, Irona Matrinko, one of the many children of an impoverished fisherman, is chosen. Irona 700 moves into the palace and, with the help of a new mentor, recognizes and cultiv

Sep 1, 2015
The paradox by Fletcher, Charlie, 1960- author.

The paradox

"The Last Hand of the Oversight still patrols the border between the natural and supernatural, holding a candle to the darkness. But this new Hand is unproven, its fresh members untrained, its veterans weary and battle-scarred. Their vulnerability brings new enemies into the city, and surprising new allies from across the sea. But most surprising of all are new revelations about the Oversight's past, revelations that will expose the true peril of the world in which Sharp and Sara are trapped --

Sep 1, 2015
Veiled empire by Garrison, Nathan, author.

Veiled empire

"The Empire is Shrouded, not only by the barrier that covers the land, but by the lies and oppression of the mierothi regime. Magic is the privilege of the elite, and the people of this shadowed country have forgotten what it means to hope under their rule. But there are some who would resist, with plans put into motion millennia before. For returned to the Empire is a valynkar, servant of the god of light, and with him comes the strength and cunning that could tip the scales to end the Emperor'

Sep 1, 2015
Wake of vultures by Bowen, Lila.

Wake of vultures

"A rich, dark fantasy of destiny, death, and the supernatural world hiding beneath the surface. Nettie Lonesome lives in a land of hard people and hard ground dusted with sand. She's a half-breed who dresses like a boy, raised by folks who don't call her a slave but use her like one. She knows of nothing else. That is, until the day a stranger attacks her. When nothing, not even a sickle to the eye can stop him, Nettie stabs him through the heart with a chunk of wood, and he turns into black sa

Sep 1, 2015
Trial run by Locke, Thomas, 1952- author.

Trial run

Reese Clawson's work is mind-bending--literally. Her company specializes in global data analysis for an elite group of industry executives, and now a lucrative government contract is moving her into the realm of cutting-edge intelligence gathering. She is determined to crack the limits of consciousness--and in doing so, the boundaries of secrets and lies. But her experiment crashes as test subjects slide into a coma-like state. Reese is left scrambling to maintain control, drawing three disparat

Sep 1, 2015
The rise of the automated aristocrats - a Burton & Swinburne adventure by Hodder, Mark, 1962-, author.

The rise of the automated aristocrats - a Burton & Swinburne adventure

Sep 1, 2015
Working for Bigfoot - stories from the Dresden files by Butcher, Jim, 1971- author.

Working for Bigfoot - stories from the Dresden files

Chicago wizard-for-hire Harry Dresden is used to mysterious clients with long hair and legs up to here. But when it turns out the long hair covers every square inch of his latest client's body, and the legs contribute to a nine-foot height, even the redoubtable detective realizes he's treading new ground. Strength of a River in His Shoulders is one of the legendary forest people, a Bigfoot, and he has a problem that only Harry can solve. His son Irwin is a scion, the child of a supernatural crea

Sep 1, 2015
The year's best science fiction & fantasy novellas 2015 by

The year's best science fiction & fantasy novellas 2015

Sep 1, 2015
Zero world by Hough, Jason M.

Zero world

Sep 1, 2015