By Tom Lichtenberg and John Lichtenberg
Epic Fail. The anti-hero, anti-fantasy, anti-quest experience keeps. Escaping from one felony simply to discover themselves trapped inside of one other, the place machines are operating wild, the solar doesn't understand how to correctly set, and time itself is working out, the selected ones locate themselves once more with out a clue. All they've got is an outdated battered publication that re-writes itself day-by-day and advises them to "follow the path", yet what they locate on the finish of the road is either extra and not more than they ever expected.
By Peggy Eddleman
Escape one hazard. bounce into one other. . . .
“Eddleman brings a robust feel of surroundings to this post-apocalyptic coming-of-age piece, and the underlying message—that it’s attainable to give a contribution in unforeseen ways—is a favorable one.” —Publishers Weekly
Twelve-year-old desire lives in White Rock, a city of inventors suffering to get over the fairway bombs of worldwide struggle III. yet desire is negative at inventing and may a lot particularly sneak off to cliff dive into the Bomb’s Breath—the lethal band of compressed air that covers the crater left via the bombs—than fail at yet one more invention. whilst bandits realize that White Rock has necessary antibiotics, they invade. With a two-day time limit to complete making this year’s batch and no elements to make extra, the city is left to decide on no matter if at hand over the drugs and die from the illness that’s run rampant because the bombs, or die struggling with the bandits now. aid lies in a neighboring city, however the bandits count number every person fourteen and older every one hour. desire and her neighbors Aaren and Brock should be the one ones who can break out to make the harmful trek during the Bomb’s Breath and over the snow-covered mountain. For as soon as, inventing isn’t the reply, however the bold and recklessness that typically get desire into hassle could simply keep them all.
A Texas Library Association’s Bluebonnet Award 2015-2016 grasp record Selection
From the Hardcover edition.
By Silk White
After an extended ten years in criminal, Dez is eventually published and reunited together with his relations. while his spouse comes to a decision that they need to take a highway journey to aid carry their kin nearer, Dez consents. yet issues flip from solid to undesirable whilst their vehicle breaks down in the midst of nowhere, and the one individual that will help them is a creepy having a look stranger that is going via the identify Tom. Dez is compelled into an most unlikely scenario and has to take advantage of his highway smarts if he hopes to get his kin out alive. during this story of suspense and homicide Silk White takes his readers to new heights with this engaging mystery that's absolute to have readers at the fringe of their seats considering what's going to take place subsequent.
By George R. Stewart
A illness of exceptional harmful strength has sprung up nearly at the same time in each nook of the globe, all yet destroying the human race. One survivor, unusually proof against the results of the epidemic, ventures ahead to event an international with out guy. What he eventually discovers will turn out way more striking than something he'd both dreaded or was hoping for.
From the Paperback edition.
By Paul Antony Jones
There is nowhere left to run. within the wake of the lethal plague that just about annihilated the human race, an unlimited purple jungle teeming with alien creatures and deadly vegetation is devouring Earth, swallowing constructions entire and ruthlessly decimating what existence continues to be. A witness to the terrifying transformation, survivor Emily Baxter thinks the percentages opposed to humanity can’t get any worse.
She is wrong.
The subsequent quantity within the exciting Extinction aspect sequence, Revelations takes a humanity close to devastation…and throws it over the edge!
By David Crawford
Downloaded from the web over 3 million instances, this interesting, action-packed, survival tale is ultimately to be had in ebook shape. lighting Out chronicles the demanding situations of Mark “Karate Man” Turner whilst the lighting fixtures exit over many of the unfastened international. He needs to locate in himself the power to unite his family members, pals, and acquaintances if any of them are to outlive the tough fact that lifestyle turns into whilst the veneer of civilization is stripped away.
By S. M. Stirling
The New York occasions bestselling writer of The Given Sacrifice starts off a brand new saga—with a brand new new release of heroes—set within the universe of the Change....
Princess Órlaith, inheritor to Rudi Mackenzie, excessive King of Montival, now wields the Sword of the Lady—and faces a brand new enemy. thankfully, she additionally has a brand new best friend in Reiko, Empress of Japan, who has been pursued to the United States by means of a conquering military from Asia.
To wrestle their mutual foe, Órlaith and Reiko embark on a quest to discover the fabled Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi, the Grass-Cutting Sword, one of many 3 nice treasures of the japanese Imperial residence. however the street to Kusanagi lies past the meganecropolis of the town of Angels—and their relentless enemy will cease at not anything to avoid them from succeeding.
For around the Pacific, the good arc of land that stretches from the darkish nation of Korea to the area of Capricornia in Australia is threatened by way of struggle. Now the entire survivors of the switch needs to decide upon sides....
By Robert Silverberg
People have emerged to reclaim the Earth after the lengthy iciness. yet they by no means expected the conflict that awaited them…
As Earth thaws after the lengthy iciness, the rest human tribes trip from underneath the continent to the fertile land above. however the hjjk, an old insectlike race that remained on Earth’s floor through the frozen eons, stand of their manner. maintaining a good grip on their strength, the hjjks are the manager barrier to the people’s extra growth within the New Springtime.
When Kundalimon, a human who has lived with the hjjk for seventeen years, arrives as an emissary of peace, the tribes are cautious. They depend upon Nialli Apuilana, who were stolen at 13 by means of the hjjk and published months later, to envision his real project. yet during this new global, it’s challenging to understand whom to belief. As each side organize for conflict, the destiny of the planet hangs within the balance.
The Queen of Springtime is the second one publication of the New Springtime sequence, which starts with At Winter’s End.
This book positive aspects an illustrated biography of Robert Silverberg together with infrequent photographs and never-before-seen files from the author’s own assortment, in addition to an in depth define for the ultimate, unrealized name within the New Springtime sequence, The summer time of Homecoming.
Originally released 1990 via Warner lower than the identify "The New Springtime".
By Nancy Kress
2012 Locus Award Winner
2013 Hugo Nominee
2013 Sturgeon Award Nominee
In the yr 2035, all that's left of humanity lives within the Shell.
No one understands why the Tesslies attacked in 2014, devastated the surroundings, and approximately destroyed humanity. Or why the extraterrestrial beings imprisoned twenty-six survivors in a sterile enclosure equipped at the barren continues to be of the Earth.
Fifteen-year-old Pete, one in every of simply six little ones born within the Shell, is decided to steer humanity to a brand new starting. yet Pete struggles to manage his anger as, one after the other, the survivors sicken and die. even though the Earth seems to be slowly therapeutic, the Shell’s population won't stay lengthy adequate to determine it. the one likelihood for humanity lies inside short time portals. Peter and the survivors hatch a determined plan: to extend their numbers via abducting young ones from the past.
In the yr 2013, a super CIA advisor sees a trend in possible unrelated kidnappings. As Julie Kahn’s predictive algorithms display that the area is in approaching risk, she discovers that she can also play a task in its attainable rebirth. Julie and Pete are swiftly converging in time—a likelihood stumble upon among them could be the Earth’s simply hope.
By Daniel Quinn
Daniel Quinn, popular for Ishmael – a life-changing e-book for readers across the world – once more turns the tables and creates an otherworld that's very similar to our personal, but attention-grabbing past phrases. think that Nazi Germany was once the 1st to improve an atomic bomb and the Allies surrendered. the United States was once by no means bombed, occupied, or maybe invaded, yet used to be still compelled to acknowledge Nazi international dominance. The Nazis persisted to press their crusade to rid the planet of “mongrel races” till the area – from Capetown to Tokyo – was once populated by way of simply white faces. thousand years sooner or later humans don’t take into accout, or a lot care, approximately this far away earlier. the truth is that to be human is to be Caucasian, and what got here sooner than was once actually historical heritage having not anything to do with these then dwelling. Now think that reincarnation is actual, that souls migrate through the years from one residing creature to a different, and soul that after lively an American black lady dwelling on the time of worldwide warfare II now animates an Aryan in Quinn’s new international, and that as a result of a aggravating coincidence thoughts of this prior incarnation assert themselves. in comparison via readers and critics alike to 1984 and Brave New global, After Dachau is a brand new dystopian vintage with a lot to assert approximately our personal time, and the dynamics of human historical past.