Tuesday, June 7, 2016

What to read while waiting for...

What to read while waiting for...


The City of Mirrors
The City of Mirrors
By Cronin, Justin
2016-05 - Ballantine Books
9780345505002 Check Our Catalog
A thrilling finale to a trilogy that will stand as one of the great achievements in American fantasy fiction. Stephen King

You followed "The Passage." You faced "The Twelve." Now enter "The City of Mirrors "for the final reckoning. As the bestselling epic races to its breathtaking finale, Justin Cronin's band of hardened survivors await the second coming of unspeakable darkness.
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Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions.


Station Eleven
Station Eleven
By Mandel, Emily St John
2014-09 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780385353304 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
ALA Notable Books (2015), Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (2015), Indies Choice Book Awards (2015), John W. Campbell Memorial Award (2015), Michigan Notable Books (2015), National Book Awards (2014), New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association Award (2015), PEN/Faulkner Award (2015)

2014 National Book Award Finalist

A New York Times Bestseller

An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, "Station Eleven "tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity.

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Seveneves
Seveneves
By Stephenson, Neal
2015-05 - William Morrow & Company
9780062190376 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award (2016)


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



The Martian
The Martian
By Weir, Andy
2014-02 - Crown Publishing Group (NY)
9780804139021 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Alex Awards (2015), Indies Choice Book Awards (2015), John W. Campbell Memorial Award (2015), Thriller Awards (2015)

When a freak dust storm brings a manned mission to Mars to an unexpected close, an astronaut who is left behind fights to stay alive. …More