Wednesday, June 3, 2015

What to read while waiting for...

By Stephenson, Neal
2015-05 - William Morrow & Company
9780062190376 Check Our Catalog

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon comes an exciting and thought-provoking science fiction epic--a grand story of annihilation and survival spanning five thousand years
What would happen if the world were ending?
A catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe …More

Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions!

By Meaney, John
2006-03 - Pyr
9781591024378 Check Our Catalog
A thrilling Science Fiction adventure about a world under threat from forces unimaginable - the concluding volume in Meaney's acclaimed Nulapeiron Sequence. "This is pulp SF with class."--"Guardian …More

The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
By Heinlein, Robert A.
1997-06 - Orb Books
9780312863555 Check Our Catalog
The Hugo Award-winning classic that helped launch modern libertarianism, "The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress" is Heinlein's unforgettable tale of a Lunar revolution in 2076. Led by a one-armed computer technician, a radical blonde bombshell, an aging academic, and a sentient, all-knowing computer, the revolution's proclamation--"TANSTAAFL" (There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch)--remains a slogan of …More

By Baxter, Stephen
1996-04 - Voyager
9780061056949 Check Our Catalog
Michael Poole's wormholes constructed in the orbit of Jupiter had opened the galaxy to humankind. Then Poole tried looping a wormhole back on itself, tying a knot in space and ripping a hole in time. It worked too well. Poole was never seen again. Then from far in the future, from a time so distant that the stars were dying embers, came an urgent SOS--and a promise. …More