Category «Science Fiction»

Test

By William Sleator

Now in paperback!
 
Pass, and feature it made. Fail, and endure the results. A grasp of teenage thrillers exams readers’ braveness in an edge-of-your-seat novel that echoes the fears of exam-takers everywhere.
 
Ann, a teenage lady residing within the security-obsessed, elitist usa of the very close to destiny, is threatened on her means domestic from college through a mysterious guy on a black motorbike. quickly she and a brand new buddy are stuck up in an unlimited conspiracy of greed concerning the mega-wealthy proprietor of a faculty checking out corporation. scholars who move his try out have it made; those that don’t, disappear . . . or worse. Will Ann be next?
 
For all those that suspect standardized exams are an evil conspiracy, here’s a mystery that actually satisfies!
 
Praise for Test
 
“Fast-paced with brief chapters that lead to cliff-hangers . . . stable learn for reasonably reluctant readers. youngsters should be in a position to draw comparisons to modern society’s shift towards standardized trying out and ecological matters, and are guaranteed to enjoy the spoofs on NCLB.” —School Library Journal
 
“Part secret, half motion mystery, half romance . . . environmental and political overtones . . . quickly velocity and exact mixture of genres holds allure for more youthful youngster readers.” —Booklist

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Ascendance (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)

By David R. George III

The post-television Deep area Nine saga keeps with this unique novel from New York Times bestselling writer David R. George III!

On the unique Deep house 9, Captain Kira Nerys watches because the within sight wormhole opens and discharges a unmarried, bladelike vessel. makes an attempt to touch its staff fail, and the send is quickly via one other vessel of comparable layout. while an armada to that end starts to emerge from the wormhole, it kind of feels transparent that DS9 is less than assault. Kira orders her first officer, Commander Elias Vaughn, to board the U.S.S. Defiant and safeguard the station, and indicators Starfleet to ship extra forces as her workforce prepares DS9’s shields and weaponry for the onslaught to come.

Meanwhile, at the lead send, Iliana Ghemor considers launching an assault on DS9 and eventually finishing the lifetime of Kira, the fountainhead of the entire ills in her depressing existence. Her vengeance calls for greater than mere dying, though—it calls for soreness. Ghemor refocuses, deciding on to keep on with her plan to mete out her revenge at the captain by way of first decimating the inhabitants of Bajor…

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MILA 2.0

By Debra Driza

Debra Driza's MILA 2.0 is the 1st e-book in a gripping Bourne Identity–style trilogy a few lady who discovers she is basically an android.

Mila used to be by no means speculated to consider her prior, or be aware of what lurked underneath her man made epidermis. She was once by no means intended to profit that she was once "born" in a mystery desktop technological know-how lab and programmed with superhuman talents. but if a bunch of hooded males appear on her doorstep, hoping to strip her of her complicated expertise, she has no selection yet to run for her lifestyles. In each course there are risky humans, searching her down. they are going to do no matter what it takes to seize Mila, together with hurting the folks she cares approximately most.

Filled with secrets and techniques, motion, or even romance, MILA 2.0 is ideal for readers who love sci-fi thrillers just like the Partials sequence and I Am quantity Four.

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Noggin

By John Corey Whaley

2014 nationwide ebook AWARD FINALIST

Travis Coates has an excellent head…on somebody else’s shoulders. A touching, hilarious, and absolutely unique coming-of-age tale from John Corey Whaley, writer of the Printz and Morris Award–winning Where issues Come Back.

Listen—Travis Coates was once alive as soon as after which he wasn’t.
Now he’s alive again.
Simple as that.

The in among half continues to be a bit fuzzy, yet Travis can let you know that, sooner or later or one other, his head bought chopped off and shoved right into a freezer in Denver, Colorado. 5 years later, it was once reattached to a few different guy’s physique, and good, the following he's. regardless of all common sense, he’s nonetheless 16, yet every little thing and everybody round him has replaced. that incorporates his bed room, his mom and dad, his ally, and his female friend. or even she’s no longer his female friend anymore? That’s a piece fuzzy too.

Looks like if the hot Travis and the previous Travis are ever going to discover how to exist jointly, there are going to be a couple of extra scars.

Oh good, you just stay two times.

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Nonphysical Book Five

By John Fredrick Carver

He may well evidently wreck Thur in spite of that manifestation on its own and there will be not anything lets do to forestall him. the place may possibly he have come from? The primal big name on the web site of the large Bang? a few supernova? a few dwarf megastar? The sun?

He claims he made all that uncountable instances over in all probability. How vast may well he were to restrict himself to the primal megastar? and the way many primal stars are there, or have been there? If he can restrict himself that a lot, how even more is he able to? and that's simply the conceivable actual dimension of him. How even more is feasible that isn't even possible let alone average to a believer or perhaps simply one other scientist with one other foolish conception approximately such issues? How pitiful we're, let alone them!

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City of Darkness

By Ben Bova

He's handed his collage front checks with flying shades. He can do pretty well no matter what he wishes. yet what youngster Ron Morgan wishes such a lot is for his father to hand over telling him what to do. hand over working his lifestyles. What higher option to unwind than having a final blowout on exertions Day within the domed playground of enjoyable urban: Manhattan.

Inside the dome, although, Ron loses his pockets and identification card. Worse, he's trapped whilst the dome closes for the season. There's no approach out. Gangs roam the road. nutrition is scarce. Ron is on his own.

All Ron sought after was once a few enjoyable. He'll be fortunate to flee long island alive....

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A Darkling Plain (The Hungry City Chronicles, Book 4)

By Philip Reeve

The ultimate booklet of the exciting Mortal Engines series!

London is a radioactive ruin.
But Tom and Wren realize that the previous predator urban hides an grand mystery which could deliver an finish to the battle. yet as they danger their lives in its darkish underbelly, time is working out. by myself and much away, Hester faces a fanatical enemy who possesses the guns and the desire to spoil the whole human race.
The ultimate e-book within the Predator towns sequence, Philip Reeve's A Darkling simple is the winner of the father or mother Children's Fiction Prize.

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Soft Apocalypse

By Will McIntosh

What occurs whilst assets turn into scarce and society starts off to fall apart? because the pageant for assets pulls America's formerly good society aside, the "New general" is a delicate Apocalypse. this can be how our global ends; with a whimper rather than a bang.   New social buildings and tribal connections spring up throughout the United States, because the earlier social constructions start to dissolve. Locus Award finalist and John W. Campbell Memorial Award finalist Soft Apocalypse follows the adventure around the Southeast of a tribe of previously heart classification american citizens as they try to discover a spot for themselves and their little ones in a brand new, risky global that also consists of the ghostly echoes in their past lives.

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