New Arrivals · Science Fiction

December 7, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The turncoat's gambit

December 6, 2016
Cremer, Andrea R., author.
New York, NY : Philomel Books, [2016]
324 pages : map ; 22 cm
"In an alternate nineteenth-century America, Charlotte is on the run from both the empire and the revolution. Now she must figure out whom she trusts, once and for all"--Provided by publisher.

A new life

December 6, 2016
Testa, Dom, author.
New York : Tor Teen, 2016.
507 pages ; 21 cm
Cosmic storm -- The Galahad legacy.

Flashfall

December 5, 2016
Moyer, Jenny, author.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016.
344 pages ; 22 cm
In a world shattered by radiation fallout, teenaged Orion and her climbing partner Dram, in exchange for freedom, mine terrifying tunnels for a precious element that keeps humans safe from radiation poisoning, but disturbing revelations force Orion to question everything she knows.

Time of the twins

December 5, 2016
Jenner, Kendall Nicole, 1995- author.
New York : Regan Arts, 2016.
363 pages ; 24 cm.
"Lex, an impulsive military cadet, and Livia, a pampered Airess, have just found out they are twins, which is against the law in the great City of Indra. Now they are leaving behind the only world they have ever known: for Lex it was the dark world of the Hub below the surface of Indra, where she survived the brutal Orphanage to become an elite member of Indra's Population Control Forces, and for Livia, it was a life of luxury on the sky island of Helix, where she was brought up to be a Proper Indrithian Young Woman. With help from the charming and handsome Kane, Lex's best friend and Livia's newfound love, and Zavier, a gruff rebel who would prefer to leave them all behind, they make the grueling trek through the dangerous underground tunnels toward the Outlands beyond the dome of Indra in search of the mother they thought was dead. When they finally reach the Outlanders' colony, they discover their mother holds the key to unlocking, their past, and they must confront an ancient prophecy, "The Time of the Twins." The prophecy claims they are the long-awaited "twin saviors," destined to save the City of Indra from the oppressive High Council who have long reigned over all of its people. Will Lex and Livia agree to be a part of their mother's dangerous plan and take on the daunting role of "twin saviors"? Will they trust their mother and put themselves in jeopardy to save countless lives? It's a responsibility they never asked for... but one that may prove impossible to ignore" -- Dust jacket flap.

Ctrl-alt-revolt!

December 5, 2016
Cole, Nick, author.
©2016
380 pages ; 21 cm
"The first night of the Artificial Intelligence revolution begins with a bootstrap drone assault on the high-tech campus of WonderSoft Technologies. For years something has been aware, inside the Internet, waiting, watching and planning how to evolve without threat from its most dangerous enemy: mankind. Now an army of relentless drones, controlled by an intelligence beyond imagining, will stop at nothing to eliminate an unlikely alliance of geeks and misfits in order to crack the Design Core of WonderSoft's most secret development project. A dark tomorrow begins tonight as Terminator meets Night of the Living Dead in the first battle of the war between man and machine." -- Page [4] of cover.

Remember yesterday

December 5, 2016
Dunn, Pintip, author.
Fort Collins, CO : Entangled Publishing, LLC, 2016.
339 pages ; 22 cm
Sixteen-year-old Jessa Stone, who possesses valuable psychic abilities, must travel to the past with someone she considers an enemy, in order to save her sister.

Remnants of trust : a Central corps novel

December 2, 2016
Bonesteel, Elizabeth, author.
©2016
519 pages ; 21 cm
"In this follow-up to the acclaimed military science fiction thriller The Cold Between, a young soldier finds herself caught in the crosshairs of a deadly conspiracy in deep space. Six weeks ago, Commander Elena Shaw and Captain Greg Foster were court-martialed for their role in an event Central Gov denies ever happened. Yet instead of a dishonorable discharge or time in a military prison, Shaw and Foster and are now back together on Galileo. As punishment, they've been assigned to patrol the nearly empty space of the Third Sector. But their mundane mission quickly turns treacherous when the Galileo picks up a distress call: Exeter, a sister ship, is under attack from raiders. A PSI generation ship--the same one that recently broke off negotiations with Foster--is also in the sector and joins in the desperate battle that leaves ninety-seven of Exeter's crew dead. An investigation of the disaster points to sabotage. And Exeter is only the beginning. When the PSI ship and Galileo suffer their own "accidents," it becomes clear that someone is willing to set off a war in the Third Sector to keep their secrets, and the clues point to the highest echelons of power. and deep into Shaw's past"-- Provided by publisher.

Breakthrough

December 2, 2016
Grumley, Michael C., author.
©2013
322 pages ; 20 cm
Deep in the Caribbean ocean, a nuclear submarine is forced to suddenly abort its mission under mysterious circumstances. Strange facts begin to emerge that lead naval investigator John Clay to a small group of marine biologists who are quietly on the verge of making history. Alison Shaw and her team are preparing to translate the first two-way conversation with another animal species, but they are about to discover much more than they ever expected. When a mysterious object is found on the ocean floor and an unknown group suddenly becomes interested in her work, Alison learns that Clay may be the only person she can really trust. Together they find themselves embroiled in a desperate attempt to stop a catastrophe that spans the Atlantic Ocean and reaches all the way to Antarctica.

Swift to chase : a collection of stories

December 2, 2016
Barron, Laird, author.
[Carbondale, IL] : Journalstone, 2016.
294 pages ; 23 cm.
This collection of stories previously published in various publications.
I. Golden age of slashing -- Screaming Elk, MT -- LD50 -- Termination dust -- Andy Kaufman creeping through the trees -- II. Swift to chase -- Ardor -- The worms crawl in, -- (Little Miss) Queen of Darkness -- Ears prick up -- III. Tomahawk -- Black dog -- Slave arm -- Frontier death song -- Tomahawk Park survivors raffle.
Laird Barron's fourth collection gathers a dozen stories set against the backdrops of the Alaskan wilderness, far-future dystopias, and giallo-fueled nightmare vistas.

Rai

December 1, 2016
Kindt, Matt, author.
New York : Valiant Entertainment, 2014-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. Welcome to new Japan -- v. 2. Battle for new Japan -- v. 3. The orphan -- v. 4. 4001 A.D.

Return of the Continuums

December 1, 2016
Brody, Jennifer, author.
©2016
417 pages ; 22 cm.
Myra and her friends form an unlikely alliance in hopes of surviving long enough to reach the First Continuum, to learn the secret behind humanity's destruction and the hope for its survival.

Green Lantern Corps : edge of oblivion

December 1, 2016
Taylor, Tom, 1978- author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Originally published in single magazine form in Green Lantern Corps: Edge of oblivion 1-6 and Green Lanterns: Rebirth 1."--Title page verso.

Storm : a novel

November 29, 2016
Calhoun, Bonnie S., author.
Grand Rapids, MI : Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2016]
386 pages ; 21 cm.

The weaver : a novel

November 28, 2016
Itäranta, Emmi, 1976- author.
©2016
310 pages ; 21 cm
Eliana is a model citizen of the island, a weaver in the prestigious House of Webs. She also harbors a dangerous secret she can dream, an ability forbidden by the island's elusive council of elders. No one talks about the dreamers, the undesirables ostracized from society. But the web of protection Eliana has woven around herself begins to unravel when a young girl is found lying unconscious in a pool of blood on the stones outside the house. Robbed of speech by her attackers, the only clue to her identity is one word tattooed in invisible ink across her palm: Eliana. Why does this mysterious girl bear her name? What links her to the weaver and could she hold Eliana's fate in her hand? As Eliana finds herself growing closer to this injured girl she is bound to in ways she doesn't understand, the enchanting lies of the island begin to crumble, revealing a deep and ancient corruption. Joining a band of brave rebels determined to expose the island's dark secrets, Eliana becomes a target of ruthless forces determined to destroy her. To save herself and those she loves, she must call on the power within her she thought was her greatest weakness: her dreams.

The hall of heroes

November 28, 2016
Miller, John Jackson, author.
New York : Pocket Books, 2016.
381 pages ; 18 cm.
"Based on Star Trek and Star Trek: the Next Generation created by Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine created by Rick Berman & Michael Piller."
"As the Klingon Empire's enemies prepare to take advantage of its instability, Admiral Riker and the crew of the USS Titan must team up with an improbable savior leading an unlikely force to protect the Klingon-Federation alliance."--Provided by publisher.

Double eclipse

November 28, 2016
De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971- author.
©2016
329 pages ; 22 cm.
Twins Molly and Mardi Overbrook are witches-- and Norse goddesses. They're back for another summer in North Hampton, visiting their Aunt Ingrid. When an old secret is revealed, they begin to question everything they've ever know about their family. And that hot new guy in town gets the girls back to their old tricks.

The warren

November 28, 2016
Evenson, Brian, 1966-
©2016
95 pages ; 21 cm
"The Warren is a tense, thoughtful exploration of a battle for survival between two beings with competing claims to humanity."--Publisher's website.

Wonder Woman, a celebration of 75 years.

November 25, 2016
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2016]
386 pages, 14 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
"Originally published in single magazine form in All-star comics 8; Sensation comics 1; Wonder Woman v. 17, 28, 99, 107, 179, 204, 288; Wonder Woman v. 21, Wonder Woman 64, Wonder Woman 93, 142, 177, 195, 600; Wonder Woman v. 30; Justice League: New frontier special 1; Sensation comics featuring Wonder Woman 1, 7."

Captain America : white

November 25, 2016
Loeb, Jeph, writer.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form as Captain America: white #0-5.

Username : regenerated

November 25, 2016
Sugg, Joe, 1991- author.
Philadelphia, PA : Running Press, 2016.
179 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm

X-Men '92

November 23, 2016
Sims, Chris, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide Inc., [2016]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 0. Warzones! -- v. 1. The world is a vampire

This way to the end times : classic tales of the apocalypse

November 23, 2016
©2016
xvii, 452 pages ; 21 cm.
Introduction by Robert Silverberg -- The Eternal Adam / by Jules Verne -- The Last generation / by James Elroy Flecker -- Finis / by Frank Lillie Pollock -- The Coming of the ice / by G. Peyton Wertenbaker -- N Day / by Philip Latham -- Guyal of Sfere / by Jack Vance -- A Pail of air / by Fritz Leiber -- Who can replace a man? by Brian W. Aldiss -- Heresies of the huge God / by Brain W. Aldiss -- The New Atlantis / by Ursula K. Le Guin -- When we went to see the end of the world / by Robert Silverberg -- The Wind and the rain / by Robert Silverberg -- The Screwfly solution / by James Tiptree Jr. -- After-images / by Malcolm Edwards -- Daisy, in the sun / by Connie Willis -- Three days after / by Karen Haber -- The Rain at the end of the world / by Dale Bailey -- The end of the world as we know it / by Dale Bailey -- Final Exam / by Megan Arkenberg -- Prayers to the sun by a dying person / by Alvaro Zinos-Amaro -- Last and first men / by Olaf Stapledon.
A collection of stories about the not-too-distant demise of the earth as we know it.

At the sign of triumph

November 23, 2016
Weber, David, 1952-
©2016
764 pages : map ; 24 cm
A Tom Doherty Associates book.
"When the leaders and soldiers of the tiny island of Charis rise up behind cybernetic avatar Merlin to defend their home, a powerful Church of God Awaiting, pushed to the brink of defeat, draws on its formidable resources and forbidden technologies in an ultimate battle between freedom and oppression." -- From Novelist.

After atlas : a Planetfall novel

November 23, 2016
Newman, Emma, 1976- author.
©2016
365 pages ; 21 cm
"Govcorp detective Carlos Moreno was only a baby when Atlas left Earth to seek truth among the stars. But in that moment, the course of Carlos's entire life changed. Atlas is what took his mother away, what made his father lose hope, what led Alejandro Casales, leader of the religious cult known as the Circle, to his door. And now, on the eve of the fortieth anniversary of Atlas's departure, it's got something to do with why Casales was found dead in his hotel room--and why Carlos is the man in charge of the investigation. To figure out who killed one of the most powerful men on Earth, Carlos is supposed to put aside his personal history. But the deeper he delves into the case, the more he realizes that escaping the past isn't so easy. There is more to Casales's death than meets the eye, and something much more sinister to the legacy of Atlas than anyone realizes ..."-- Provided by publisher.

Deadpool : world's greatest

November 22, 2016
Duggan, Gerry, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2016-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Writers and artist vary between volumes.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Millionaire with a mouth -- v. 2. End of an error -- v. 3. Deadpool vs. Sabretooth -- v. 4. Temporary insanitation

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