Wednesday, June 3, 2015

What to read while waiting for...



Seveneves
Seveneves
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!

Resolution
Resolution
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


Ring
Ring
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