• The City in the Middle of the Night

    The City in the Middle of the Night

    Anders, Charlie Jane

    Set on a tidally locked planet with two disparate human cities, Sophie takes the fall for the charismatic Biana, a transgression which casts her into the planet’s cold wasteland. Sophie connects with the native creatures, the Gelet, where she learns revelatory truths about humanity’s past and possible future.\n

    Format: Book - 2019 First edition

    Holds: 18 on 17 copies

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  • Ancestral Night

    Ancestral Night

    Bear, Elizabeth

    While scavenging in the Milky Way Haimey Dz investigates an ancient alien vessel and picks up a parasite that allows her to see the very structure of the universe, an ability that immediately makes her a target.\n\n

    Format: Book - 2019 First edition

    Holds: 4 on 7 copies

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  • Gamechanger

    Gamechanger

    Beckett, L. X.

    Rubi Whiting grows up with the Bounce-back generation, young people raised after the devastation of the late 21st century. As a public defender and virtual gamer, Rubi meets Luce, a controversial firebrand and hacker that threatens the status quo she is sworn to protect.\n

    Format: Book - 2019 First edition

    Holds: 1 on 6 copies

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  • To Be Taught, If Fortunate

    To Be Taught, If Fortunate

    Chambers, Becky

    Four astronauts explore Earth-like planets light-years away. Equipped with physiologies that can adapt to new environments, they find that adapting mentally and emotionally to alien realms is harder than a flip of the switch.

    Format: Book - 2019 First U.S. edition

    Holds: 7 on 11 copies

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  • Waste Tide

    Waste Tide

    Chen, Qiufan

    A young girl from the lowest caste Waste People who process the world’s tech garbage on China’s Silicon Isle is caught up in a deadly power struggle as the island’s residents rebel after exposure to a lethal virus.\n

    Format: Book - 2019 First U.S. edition

    Holds: 1 on 6 copies

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  • Exhalation

    Exhalation

    Chiang, Ted

    Each story breaths life and dimensionality into the themes of time travel, memory, technology, sentience, and free will. Find out why Chiang is considered one of the best living short fiction writers in the genre.\n

    Format: Book - 2019 First edition

    Holds: 136 on 219 copies

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  • Finna

    Finna

    Cipri, Nino

    What if a wormhole opens at the Ikea-esque department store where you work, and you are sent to investigate a lost customer with your non-binary ex? Ava and Jules discover the multi-verse on an hourly wage in this delightful story exploring queer love, friendship, and capitalism.

    Format: Book - 2020 First edition

    Holds: 11 on 6 copies

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  • Recursion: A Novel

    Recursion: A Novel

    Crouch, Blake

    Neuroscientist Helena Smith creates a “memory chair” to help Alzheimer’s patients, yet her tech does more than surface lost memories--it also creates false memories. This techno thriller accelerates the stakes for those who would use altruistic tech for evil deeds.\n

    Format: Book - 2019 First edition

    Holds: 26 on 31 copies

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  • Radicalized

    Radicalized

    Doctorow, Cory

    Four novellas from technology activist and writer Doctorow explore questions about technology ownership, the heartlessness of a corrupt health care system and distributed communities, survivalists during a social collapse, and the easily warped nature of heroism. \n

    Format: Book - 2019 First edition

    Holds: 1 on 20 copies

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  • This Is How You Lose the Time War

    This Is How You Lose the Time War

    El-Mohtar, Amal

    An epistolary trip through dimensions, in which two entities known to one another only as Red and Blue leave beautiful and cryptic notes for each other in the aftermath of epic battles.\n\n\n

    Format: Book - 2019 First edition

    Holds: 78 on 17 copies

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