New Science Fiction Books for Adults
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Science Fiction books for adults.
Eyes of the Void
Facing impending extinction, an Intermediary decides to help the Human Colonies stop the Architects who are back consuming entire planets after eighty years of a fragile peace, in the second novel of the series, following Shards of Earth.
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The Void Ascendant
"Survival has consequences. Seven years ago, the last survivor of Earth crashed through uncountable dimensions to a strange new world. Nick Prasad found shelter, and a living, as a prophet for the ruling family -- servants of the Ancient Ones who destroyed his home. Now, he's been offered a chance to rid the multiverse of the Ancient Ones, past and present and forever, although he'll have to betray his new masters to do it. The first step is jailbreaking a god -- and that's the easy part...
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The Blind King's Wrath
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"Once, military actions were entirely two dimensional, confined to the surface of land and sea, but then submarines and aircraft added a third dimension, vastly extended by spaceflight. Now, consider that if time travel is possible, the fourth dimension of time opens up new possibilities for combat -- necessitating new defenses, new strategies and tactics. A battle that was once decisively won might be refought, or a narrow victory might be subtly tilted to the other side. Never mind the history books, they're only works in progress. It's zero hour, in whatever time stream, so grab your time-appropriate weapon--be it...
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Abbott in Darkness
"John Abbott is all in. He's up to his eyeballs in debt to pay for school, and he's just moved his small family forty light-years from Earth for a plum job with the wealthy interstellar corporation, The Sarovar Company. John's first assignment is to discreetly investigate possible corruption at the remote Arrowhawk Station, where Company traders buy the famous Sarovari Weave from the three-sided, crablike Weavers. John finds evidence of theft and worse, but when the guilty parties realize he's getting close, they come after him and his family. Can John catch the thieves and end their corrupt trade? Can...
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"When five sentient digital beings-condemned for over three hundred years to crew the small survey ship by the all-powerful Company-encounter a mysterious black sphere, their course of action is clear: obtain the object, inform the Company, earn lots of praise. But the ship malfunctions, and the crew has no choice but to approach the sphere and survey it themselves. They have no idea that this object-and the transcendent truth hidden within-will change the fate of all existence, the Company, and themselves"--
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The first novel in the Forerunner Saga trilogy by science fiction legend Greg Bear--set in the Halo universe and based on the New York Times bestselling video game series! One hundred thousand years ago, the galaxy was populated by a great variety of beings. But one species--eons beyond all others in both technology and knowledge--achieved dominance. They ruled in peace, but met opposition with quick and brutal effectiveness. They were the Forerunners--the keepers of the Mantle of Responsibility, the nextstage of life in the Universe's Living Time. And then they vanished. This is their story.
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"Witness an untold chapter in Halo lore as John Shirley's Halo: Broken Circle takes us to the dawn of the Covenant and the fateful first bargain between the Prophets and the Elites. Broken Circle will explore an Elite splinter group rebelling against theCovenant in its earliest days, a brave Prophet caught in the machinations of the new Covenant leadership, and the root of the betrayal that would ultimately shatter the Covenant during events seen in the blockbuster Xbox video game Halo 2"--
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And Then I Woke up
"In a world reeling from an unusual plague, monsters lurk in the streets while terrified survivors arm themselves and roam the countryside in packs. Or perhaps something very different is happening. When a disease affects how reality is perceived, it's hard to be certain of anything. Spence is one of the "cured" living at the Ironside rehabilitation facility. Haunted by guilt, he refuses to face the changed world until a new inmate challenges him to help her find her old crew. But if he can't tell the truth from the lies, how will he know if he has earned the...
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Prison of Sleep
"Every time Zaxony Delatree falls asleep he wakes up on a new world. His life has turned into an endless series of brief encounters. But at least he and Minna, the one companion who has found a way of travelling with him, are no longer pursued by the psychotic and vengeful Lector. But now Zax has been joined once again by Ana, a companion he thought left behind long ago. Ana is one of the Sleepers, a group of fellow travellers between worlds. Ana tells Zax that he is unknowingly host to a parasitic alien that exists partly in his...
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