Tuesday, May 31, 2016

What to read while waiting for...



The Fireman
The Fireman
By Hill, Joe
2016-05 - William Morrow & Company
9780062200631 Check Our Catalog

From the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of NOS4A2 and Heart-Shaped Box comes a chilling novel about a worldwide pandemic of spontaneous combustion that threatens to reduce civilization to ashes and a band of improbable heroes who battle to save it, led by one powerful and enigmatic man known as the Fireman.
The fireman is coming. Stay cool.
No one knows exactly when it …More


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


Invasive Procedures
Invasive Procedures
By Card, Orson Scott
Author Johnston, Aaron
2008-07 - Tor Books
9780765352828 Check Our Catalog
Frank Hartman is a brilliant virologist whose discoveries make him the one man who stands in the way of science's plan to "improve" the entire human race. This taut thriller takes readers into the near future and shows the promise and danger of new genetic medical techniques. …More


MaddAddam
MaddAddam
By Atwood, Margaret
2013-09 - Nan A. Talese
9780385528788 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Locus Awards (2014)

Bringing together characters from Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood, this thrilling conclusion to Margaret Atwood's speculative fiction trilogy confirms the ultimate endurance of humanity, community, and love. …More



Medusa
Medusa
By Cussler, Clive
With Kemprecos, Paul
2009-06 - Wheeler Publishing
9781597229456 Check Our Catalog
In the Micronesian Islands, a top secret, U.S. governmenta sponsored undersea lab conducting vital biomedical research on a rare jellyfish known as the Blue Medusa suddenly . . . disappears. At the same time, off Bermuda, a bathysphere is attacked by an underwater vehicle and left helpless a half mile below the surface, its passengersaincluding Zavalaaleft to die. Only Kurt Austinas heroic …More