Category «Science Fiction»

The Different Girl

By Gordon Dahlquist

Veronika. Caroline. Isobel. Eleanor. One blond, one brunette, one redhead, one with hair black as tar. 4 another way exact ladies who spend their days in sync, tasked to benefit. but if may perhaps, a truly diversified type of girl—the lone survivor of a up to date shipwreck—suddenly and mysteriously arrives at the island, an unsettling reflect is set to be held as much as the existence the women have by no means prior to questioned.

Sly and unsettling, Gordon Dahlquist’s undying and evocative storytelling blurs the traces among modern and sci-fi with a narrative that's absolute to linger in readers’ minds lengthy after the ultimate web page has been became.

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Icons (Icons, Book 1) (UK Edition)

By Margaret Stohl

Every thing replaced at the Day. The day the home windows shattered. The day the ability stopped. The day Dol's relatives dropped lifeless. The day Earth misplaced a struggle it didn't are aware of it used to be combating.

Since then, Dol has lived an easy lifestyles within the nation-state – secure from the shadow of the Icon and its terrifying strength. Hiding from the only fact she can't stay away from. She's diverse. She survived. Why? whilst Dol and her ally, Ro, are captured and brought to the Embassy, off the coast of the sprawling city as soon as often called town of Angels, they locate simply extra questions. whereas Ro and fellow hostage Tima rage opposed to their captors, Dol unearths herself attracted to Lucas, the Ambassador's privileged son.

But the 4 adolescents are extra alike than they could imagine, and the timing in their assembly isn't a twist of fate. It's a conspiracy. in the Icon's succeed in, Dol, Ro, Tima, and Lucas detect that their uncontrollable feelings – which they've continuously regarded as their maximum weaknesses – may very well be their maximum strengths.

Bestselling writer Margaret Stohl grants the 1st e-book in a heart-pounding sequence set in a haunting new global the place 4 adolescents needs to piece jointly the mysteries in their pasts – with a view to retailer the long run.

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By Philip Reeve

Arthur (Art) Mumby and his frustrating sister Myrtle dwell with their father within the large and rambling condo, Larklight, vacationing via area on a distant orbit some distance past the Moon. One traditional type of morning they obtain a correspondence informing them gentleman is on his solution to stopover at, a Mr Webster. viewers to Larklight are infrequent if no longer exact, and a frenzy of training ensues. however it is totally the incorrect type of guidance, as they detect while their visitor arrives, and a Dreadful and Terrifying (and Marvellous) experience starts off. It takes them to the furthest reaches of recognized area, the place they have to conflict the evil First Ones in a determined try and store one another - and the Universe.

Recounted throughout the eyes of artwork himself, Larklight is sumptuously designed and illustrated throughout.

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UnSouled (Unwind Dystology)

By Neal Shusterman

Young people struggle for his or her humanity during this exciting 3rd booklet within the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology through Neal Shusterman.

Connor and Lev are at the run after the destruction of the Graveyard, the final shelter for AWOL Unwinds. yet for the 1st time, they’re not only working clear of anything. This time, they’re working in the direction of solutions, within the type of a girl Proactive Citizenry has attempted to erase from background itself. in the event that they can locate her, and research why the shadowy figures at the back of unwinding are so fearful of her, they might realize the most important to finishing the unwinding procedure forever.

Cam, the rewound boy, is plotting to take down the association that created him. He is familiar with that if he can convey Proactive Citizenry to its knees, it is going to convey Risa how he really feels approximately her. And with out Risa, Cam is having hassle remembering what it seems like to be human.

With the Juvenile Authority and vindictive components pirates looking them, their paths will converge explosively—and every body may be changed.

Neal Shusterman maintains the journey that VOYA known as “poignant, compelling, and eventually terrifying.”

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Navigator: Time's Tapestry, Book Three

By Stephen Baxter

As William the Conqueror's males try to stamp out the flames of uprising, a prophecy is uttered. A bedraggled lady in a ruined chapel speaks of civilizations in clash, armed by way of the engines of God...

And that prophecy proves to be precise because the fearsome battle among Christianity and Islam leaves its mark around the land. In Spain, a rogue priest desires of the ultimate defeat of Islam, for he has discovered a lease within the tapestry of time, some degree the place brokers from the longer term used diabolical guns of destruction to alter historical past. Centuries later, in 1492, as males of imaginative and prescient weary of the strife and are attracted to the unknown West, one such explorer seeks the investment for his voyage- whereas a mysterious Weaver plots to solve the strands of time and forestall him.

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Earthbound (Marsbound)

By Joe Haldeman

The Others disposed of Earth’s spaceship fleet as simply as swatting a fly. They blew up the Moon, letting the ensuing cloud of rocks and gravel cross into orbit. Then, for stable degree, they grew to become off the entire energy, leaving Earth with 9 billion hungry humans competing for dwindling assets.

Now Carmen Dula, the 1st human to come across Martians after which the mysterious alien Others, and her colleagues fight to discover a way—using nineteenth-century technology—to reclaim the long run that has been stolen from them.

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The Clockwise Man (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures, Book 1)

By Justin Richards

In Twenties London the physician and Rose locate themselves stuck up looking for a mysterious assassin. yet no longer every body or every little thing is what they appear. secrets and techniques lie at the back of locked doorways and inhuman killers roam the streets. who's the Painted woman and why is she so attracted to the health practitioner? How can a cat go back from the lifeless? Can someone be relied on to inform or perhaps to understand the reality? With the faceless killers final in, the healthcare professional and Rose needs to remedy the secret of the Clockwise guy earlier than London itself is destroyed...

Featuring the health care provider and Rose as performed via Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper within the hit sequence from BBC tv.

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Retribution Falls

By Chris Wooding

Sky piracy is a section out of Darian Frey’s league. destiny has now not been type to the captain of the airship Ketty Jay—or his motley team. they're all operating from whatever. Crake is a daemonist in hiding, touring with an armored golem and pressured through guilt. Jez is the recent navigator, wanting to preserve her mystery from the remainder of the staff. Malvery is a disgraced physician, ingesting himself to loss of life. So while a chance arises to thieve a chest of gemstones from a weak airship, Frey can’t go it up. It’s a simple take—and the payoff will eventually make him a wealthy man.

But whilst the assault is going horribly improper, Frey unexpectedly reveals himself the main sought after guy in Vardia, trailed by way of bounty hunters, the elite Century Knights, and the dread queen of the skies, Trinica Dracken. Frey realizes that they’ve been organize to take a fall yet doesn’t understand the endgame. And the final word resolution for captain and group might lie within the mythical hidden pirate city of Retribution Falls. That’s in the event that they can get there with out getting blown out of the sky.

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Mortal Engines (The Hungry City Chronicles, Book 1)

By Philip Reeve

London is hunting

The nice Traction urban lumbers after a small city, wanting to strip its prey of all resources and stream on. assets at the nice searching flooring that when was once Europe are so constrained that cellular towns needs to eat each other to outlive, a tradition referred to as Municipal Darwinism.

Tom, an apprentice within the Guild of Historians, saves his hero, Head Historian Thaddeus Valentine, from a homicide try via the mysterious Hester Shaw -- merely to discover himself thrown from town and stranded with Hester within the Out state. As they fight to keep on with the tracks of the town, the sinister plans of London's leaders start to spread ...

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