Once out of zone, the group find themselves at the mercy of deadly ticks—and at the center of a murderous plot. Great, near-future sci-fi. A propulsive, character-driven thriller. I really love this book. Kelly link, author of get in trouble and magic for beginners in the spirit of Station Eleven and California, award-winning novelist Holly Goddard Jones offers a literary spin on the dystopian genre with this gripping story of survival and humanity about a group of adrenaline junkies who jump “the Salt Line.
The Salt Line - How far will they go for their freedom—once they decide what freedom really means?In an unspecified future, the United States' borders have receded behind a salt line—a ring of scorched earth that protects its citizens from deadly disease-carrying ticks. They become captives in Ruby City, a community made up of outer-zone survivors determined to protect their hardscrabble existence.
Those within the zone live safe, if limited, lives in a society controlled by a common fear.
The End of the World Running ClubSourcebooks Landmark - The #1 international bestseller!a science fiction & fantasy Book to Keep on Your Radar by io9 and GizmodoA literary dystopian fiction thriller for fans of Andy Weir's The Martian, Emily St. John mandel's station Eleven, and Ernest Cline's Ready Player One. Asteroids are striking earth, the end of the world is near, and Edgar Hill is on the wrong side of the country from the people he loves most.
Over five hundred miles of devastated wastelands stretch between him and his family, and every second counts. It's a page-turner about the endurance of the human body and spirit―perfect for lovers of running books and Runner's World, and anyone who knows that true strength comes from love. Praise for the end of the world Running Club:"Harrowing and heartrending, this is a novel that is almost impossible to put down.
The End of the World Running Club - Library journal"walker's ability to imagine a post-apocalyptic world in crisp detail is on full display in the early pages of The End of World Running Club. Maximum Shelf". A beautifully written postapocalyptic tale of a flawed man's struggle for survival and redemption. Booklist. But what if his best isn't good enough?the end of the World Running Club is where the beautifully imagined post-apocalyptic world of The Salt Line meets the deep humanity of A Man Called Ove.
Sea of Rust: A NovelHarper Voyager - As brittle roams the sea of rust, a large swath of territory that was once the Midwest, the loner robot slowly comes to terms with horrifyingly raw and vivid memories—and nearly unbearable guilt. Sea of rust is both a harsh story of survival and an optimistic adventure. Humankind is extinct. A scavenger robot wanders in the wasteland created by a war that has destroyed humanity in this evocative post-apocalyptic "robot western" from the critically acclaimed author, screenwriter, and noted film critic.
It’s been thirty years since the apocalypse and fifteen years since the murder of the last human being at the hands of robots. A vividly imagined portrayal of ultimate destruction and desperate tenacity, it boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, yet where a humanlike AI strives to find purpose among the ruins.
Every man, woman, and child has been liquidated by a global uprising devised by the very machines humans designed and built to serve them. Most of the world is controlled by an OWI—One World Intelligence—the shared consciousness of millions of robots, uploaded into one huge mainframe brain. But not all robots are willing to cede their individuality—their personality—for the sake of a greater, stronger, higher power.
Sea of Rust: A Novel - Although unable to experience emotions like a human, Brittle is haunted by the terrible crimes the robot population perpetrated on humanity. These intrepid resisters are outcasts; solo machines wandering among various underground outposts who have formed into an unruly civilization of rogue AIs in the wasteland that was once our world.
Six WakesOrbit - Orbit. Maria's vat is one of seven, each one holding the clone of a crew member of the starship Dormire, each clone waiting for its previous incarnation to die so it can awaken. And maria isn't the only one to die recently. Unlock the bold new science fiction thriller that Corey Doctorow calls Mur's "breakout book".
She has no memory of how she died. Nominated for the hugo award for best novel 2018nominated for the nebula Award for Best Novel 2018 In this Hugo nominated science fiction thriller by Mur Lafferty, a crew of clones awakens aboard a space ship to find they're being hunted-and any one of them could be the killer.
Six Wakes - Maria arena awakens in a cloning vat streaked with drying blood. This is new; before, when she had awakened as a new clone, her first memory was of how she died.
Gather the Daughters: A NovelLittle, Brown and Company - But in the summer, the younger children reign supreme. At seventeen years old, Janey is so unwilling to become a woman, she is slowly starving herself to death. Clarke awardyears ago, just before the country was incinerated to wasteland, ten men and their families colonized an island off the coast. Little brown.
With the adults indoors and the pubescent in Fruition, the children live wildly--they fight over food and shelter, free of their fathers' hands and their mothers' despair. Only the wanderers--chosen male descendants of the original ten--are allowed to cross to the wastelands, where they scavenge for detritus among the still-smoldering fires.
Gather the Daughters: A Novel - The daughters of these men are wives-in-training. They built a radical society of ancestor worship, controlled breeding, and the strict rationing of knowledge and history. Trying urgently now to unravel the mysteries of the island and what lies beyond, before her own demise, she attempts to lead an uprising of the girls that may be their undoing.
Gather the daughters is a smoldering debut; dark and energetic, compulsively readable, Melamed's novel announces her as an unforgettable new voice in fiction. A guardian best book of the year a booklist best book of the yearA New York Magazine best book of the monthA Real Simple best book of the monthPeople Magazine's Book of the WeekShortlisted for the Arthur C.
At the first sign of puberty, they face their Summer of Fruition, a ritualistic season that drags them from adolescence to matrimony. And it is at the end of one summer that little Caitlin Jacob sees something so horrifying, so contradictory to the laws of the island, that she must share it with the others.
The Book of M: A NovelWilliam Morrow - Brad thor's summer 2018 fiction pick for the today show! named a best book of the year by elle • refinery29 • popsugar • Verge"Eerie, and compelling, dark, The Book of M will not disappoint lovers of The Passage and Station Eleven. Booklistwhat would you give up to remember?set in a dangerous near future world, The Book of M tells the captivating story of a group of ordinary people caught in an extraordinary catastrophe who risk everything to save the ones they love.
Little brown. Orbit. Their new life feels almost normal, until one day Max’s shadow disappears too. Knowing that the more she forgets, the more dangerous she will become to Ory, Max runs away. Desperate to find max before her memory disappears completely, unrecognizable world, the call to a new war being waged on the ruins of the capital, braving the threat of roaming bandits, he follows her trail across a perilous, and the rise of a sinister cult that worships the shadowless.
The Book of M: A Novel - As they journey, about hope; and for max, each searches for answers: for Ory, about love, about survival, about a new force growing in the south that may hold the cure. Like the passage and station eleven, this haunting, thought-provoking, and beautiful novel explores fundamental questions of memory, connection, and what it means to be human in a world turned upside down.
But ory refuses to give up the time they have left together. He is only the first.
Artemis: A NovelCrown - She’ll have to hatch a truly spectacular scheme to have a chance at staying alive and saving her city. That’ll have to do. Propelled by its heroine’s wisecracking voice, and brimming over with clever problem-solving and heist-y fun, set in a city that’s at once stunningly imagined and intimately familiar, Artemis is another irresistible brew of science, suspense, and humor from #1 bestselling author Andy Weir.
The bestselling author of The Martian returns with an irresistible new near-future thriller—a heist story set on the moon. Jasmine bashara never signed up to be a hero. A fine signed first edition from Andy Weir, author of The Martian. Rich enough to pay off a debt she’s owed for a long time. The trouble is, engineering the perfect crime is just the start of Jazz’s problems.
Artemis: A Novel - Jazz is no hero, but she is a very good criminal. Trapped between competing forces, pursued by a killer and the law alike, even Jazz has to admit she’s in way over her head. Orbit. And it calls for a particular combination of cunning, technical skills, and large explosions—not to mention sheer brazen swagger.
Because her little heist is about to land her in the middle of a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself.
The Dreamers: A NovelRandom House - Neither can the paramedics, nor the perplexed doctors at the hospital. John mandel, author of station Eleven • “A startling, beautiful portrait of a community in peril. Entertainment weekly one night in an isolated college town in the hills of Southern California, a first-year student stumbles into her dorm room, falls asleep—and doesn’t wake up.
. Little brown. Alternately terrifying and moving. The dreamers is overflowing with humanity. Jezebel “this is an exquisite work of intimacy. A fine signed first edition from Andy Weir, author of The Martian. Two sisters turn to each other for comfort as their survivalist father prepares for disaster. Those affected by the illness, are displaying unusual levels of brain activity, doctors discover, higher than has ever been recorded before.
The Dreamers: A Novel - When a second girl falls asleep, and then a third, Mei finds herself thrust together with an eccentric classmate as panic takes hold of the college and spreads to the town. Walker’s sentences are smooth, emotionally arresting—of a true, ethereal beauty. It has the perfect ambiguous frame for a tense and layered plot.
My Absolute Darling: A NovelRiverhead Books - Motivated by her first experience with real friendship and a teenage crush, Turtle starts to imagine escape, using the very survival skills her father devoted himself to teaching her. The creeks, tide pools, and rocky islands are her haunts and her hiding grounds, and she is known to wander for miles. At fourteen, she roams the woods along the northern California coast.
With turtle's escalating acts of physical and emotional courage, the reader watches, as this teenage girl struggles to become her own hero—and in the process, heart in throat, becomes ours as well. Shot through with striking language in a fierce natural setting, My Absolute Darling is an urgently told, profoundly moving read that marks the debut of an extraordinary new writer.
My Absolute Darling: A Novel - Little brown. Her social existence is confined to the middle school where she fends off the interest of anyone, student or teacher, who might penetrate her shell and to her life with her father. Then turtle meets jacob, a high-school boy who tells jokes, lives in a big clean house, and looks at Turtle as if she is the sunrise.
What follows is a harrowing story of bravery and redemption. Instant new york times bestseller la times book prize finalistnbcc john leonard prize finalistone of the new york times's most notable books of 2017one of the washington post’s most notable books of 2017one of npr’s ‘great reads’ of 2017a usa today best book of the year an amazon.
Com best book of the year a business insider best book of the year"impossible to put down. Npr"a novel that readers will gulp down, gasping.
The Gone WorldG.P. Putnam's Sons - A fine signed first edition from Andy Weir, author of The Martian. Moss knows first-hand the mental trauma of time-travel and believes the SEAL's experience with the future has triggered this violence. Determined to find the missing girl and driven by a troubling connection from her own past, Moss travels ahead in time to explore possible versions of the future, seeking evidence to crack the present-day case.
Libra—a ship assumed lost to the currents of Deep Time. To her horror, the future reveals that it's not only the fate of a family that hinges on her work, for what she witnesses rising over time's horizon and hurtling toward the present is the Terminus: the terrifying and cataclysmic end of humanity itself.
The Gone World - Luminous and unsettling, The Gone World bristles with world-shattering ideas yet remains at its heart an intensely human story. Orbit. I promise you have never read a story like this. Blake crouch, new york times bestselling author of dark MatterInception meets True Detective in this science fiction thriller of spellbinding tension and staggering scope that follows a special agent into a savage murder case with grave implications for the fate of mankind.
. Shannon moss is part of a clandestine division within the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.
VoxBerkley - Soon women are not permitted to hold jobs. This can't happen here. Jean mcClellan is in denial. Females no longer have a voice. Before, the average person spoke sixteen thousand words each day, but now women have only one hundred to make themselves heard. Not to her. One of good morning america's “best books to bring to the beach this summer”One of PopSugar, Real Simple, Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, i09, Refinery29, and Amazon's Best Books to Read in August 2018 Orbit.
Not in America. A fine signed first edition from Andy Weir, author of The Martian. Little brown. For herself, and every woman silenced, her daughter, Jean will reclaim her voice. This is just the beginning. Not the end. Girls are not taught to read or write. The national bestseller • one of entertainment weekly's and shereads' books to read after the handmaid's tale“an electrifying debut.
Vox - O, the oprah magazine “The real-life parallels will make you shiver. Cosmopolitan set in a united states in which half the population has been silenced, Vox is the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter.