Tuesday, January 19, 2016

What to read while waiting for...



Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
By Foster, Alan Dean
2016-01 - Lucas Books
9781101965498 Check Our Catalog The official novelization of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens, " the highly anticipated blockbuster film directed by J. J. Abrams, featuring an 8-page color photo insert of thrilling images from the hit movie.

More than thirty years ago, "Star Wars" burst onto the big screen and became a cultural phenomenon. Now the next adventures in this blockbuster saga are poised to captivate old and
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Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions.


Foundation
Foundation
By Asimov, Isaac
1991-10 - Spectra Books
9780553293357 Check Our Catalog The fledgling Foundation finds itself at the mercy of corrupt warlords rising in the wake of the receding Empire. Mankind's last best hope is faced with an agonizing choice: submit to the barbarians and be overrun, or fight them and be destroyed. …More


Ender's Game
Ender's Game
By Card, Orson Scott
Introduction by Card, Orson Scott
1996-04 - Tor Books
9780812550702 Check Our Catalog The Hugo and Nebula Award-winning classic--the revised, definitive edition, from the bestselling author of Xenocide. The alien Buggers threaten humanity with extinction, and Earth's ultimate savior may be one small boy. Andrew "Ender" Wiggins thinks he is only playing computer games, but he is really commanding Earth's last great fleet. …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