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City of Blades

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780553419719
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Published: Broadway Books - January 26th, 2016

General Turyin Mulaghesh wants nothing more than a quiet retirement, but her superiors have other plans. Tasked with finding a missing secret agent in a crumbling ex-divine city, Mulaghesh is quickly entangled in local politics, a bloody insurgency, and the faintest whisper of the goddess of death. This magnificent sequel to City of Stairs stands excellently on its own, but will not disappoint readers of the first installment.

Rebecca


Star Wars Lost Stars

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By Claudia Gray, Phil Noto (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781484724989
Availability: On Order at the Warehouse
Published: Disney Lucasfilm Press - September 4th, 2015

A love story between a rebel and an Imperial officer, both of whom have their beliefs and loyalties tested time and time again. This book is chock full of complicated characters wrestling with moral ambiguity. A fascinating look at life for normal people living in the Star Wars universe.

Shana


Prudence

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ISBN: 9780316212250
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Published: Orbit - February 2nd, 2016

A group of young Brits head to India in search of (what else) tea. But they’re in for quite an adventure, one involving werewolves, vampires, and even politics. A thoroughly enjoyable Steampunk romp! Grab some iced tea and nibbles and soak up some sunshine as you escape.

 

Marika

 


Every Heart a Doorway

We've all read the fairy tales... a young child goes through a wardrobe or falls down a rabbit hole and shows up somewhere else. Seanan McGuire asks the question: what comes next? How does this incredibly diverse group used to living in magical worlds cope with being forced back into the mundane one? And then, of course, people start dying. With McGuire's signature brilliant worldbuilding and beautiful writing, this might be my new favorite book.

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780765385505
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Published: Tor.com - April 5th, 2016

Welcome to Night Vale

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$19.99
ISBN: 9780062351425
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 20th, 2015

Jackie has been 19 for decades while her friends went to college and grew up without her. Diane's teenaged son is moody and also a shapeshifter. Night Vale is a town where the impossible occurs every day, hooded figures lurk in the Forbidden Dog Park, and the Glow Cloud (ALL HAIL) is on the school board. This book is incredibly strange in all the best ways.

Shana


This Monstrous Thing

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ISBN: 9780062382771
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 22nd, 2015

One stormy night in Geneva, Alasdair Finch  watches his brother Oliver die...and vows to bring him back to life. But in a world where clockwork creations are illegal, Alasdair's actions have far-reaching consequences. When an incendiary book about reanimation stirs dangerous sentiment across Europe, Alasdair realizes that someone knows his secret...and that he and his brother will never be safe. This  innovative  Frankenstein reimagining (from a PSB bookseller!) is perfect for chilly autumn nights.

Rebecca


IN A WORLD JUST RIGHT

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ISBN: 9781481416603
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 28th, 2015

Jonathan has the ability to create parallel worlds, in which he is everything except the lonely outsider he is in reality. But when he accidentally confuses one of his parallel dimensions with the real world, all his worlds start to collapse. A sci-fi tour-de-force with a heart-wrenching protagonist, meticulous world building, and a twist that will knock you over.

Mackenzie

 


THE FIFTH SEASON

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ISBN: 9780316229296
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Published: Orbit - August 4th, 2015

When Essun discovers that her husband has killed their son because of his frightening power, she quests across a vast crumbling continent in search of him. Jemisin imagines a world in which the continued survival of civilization rests on the forced labor of "oregenes," humans with the power to control earthquakes. Dark, terrifying, brilliantly creative, THE FIFTH SEASON is an unsettling analogue of our own world.

REBECCA

 


THE ONLY ONES

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ISBN: 9781937512279
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - March 10th, 2015

One of the best and most unique near-future dystopias I've read. "I" (short for Inez) is an unforgettable narrator her voice is raw, piercing and utterly engaging, evolving from her initial desensitized deadpan as she learns to care for baby Ani, the unexpected result of a job gone awry. Deeply human speculative fiction, perfect for fans of Margaret Atwood.

Katie

 


STORIES OF YOUR LIFE AND OTHERS

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ISBN: 9781931520720
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Published: Small Beer Press - October 26th, 2010

This extraordinary collection represents the best aspirations of science fiction, bringing together intellectual curiosity and true insight into the human heart and psyche. The title story alone is worth bringing this book home; an attempt to create a science fiction of linguistics results in one of the most heartbreaking stories you'll ever read.

Alexander

 


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