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Friday, March 30, 2012

Strange Lands: Put Your Imagination Into Overdrive


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Time travel, dystopia, and advanced technology. We love science fiction because the future can be envisioned in endless scenarios. What if a Spore War wiped out an entire generation and forced us to rent out our youth? What if society was split in two, one that regressed into prehistoric times and one that exceeds current day technologies? And what if, given the power, we could go back in time and change it all? This month, our featured titles will have your imaginations going in overdrive, as you travel backward, forward, and beyond.

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"The only thing better than a terrific concept is one that is as well executed as 'Starters.' Readers who have been waiting for a worthy successor to Suzanne Collins' 'The Hunger Games' will find it here."
-- L.A. Times Book Review

"'Starters' is a smart, swift, inventive, altogether gripping story. Callie Woodland, the narrator, deserves a series, and happily I am sure she'll get one!" -- Dean Koontz

In the future, teens rent their bodies to seniors who want to be young again. One girl discovers her renter plans to do more than party--her body will commit murder, if her mind can't stop it. Sixteen-year-old Callie lost her parents when the genocide spore wiped out everyone except those who were vaccinated first--the very young and very old. With no grandparents to claim Callie and her little brother, they go on the run, living as squatters, and fighting off unclaimed renegades who would kill for a cookie.

Hope comes via Prime Destinations, run by a mysterious figure known only as The Old Man. He hires teens to rent their bodies to seniors, known as Enders, who get to be young again. Callie's neurochip malfunctions and she wakes up in the life of her rich renter, living in her mansion, driving her cars, even dating Blake, the grandson of a senator. It's a fairy-tale new life . . . until she uncovers the Body Bank's horrible plan. . . .

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"Filled with secrets, betrayals, and heart-pounding action." -- Karin Perry

To save his tribe, the cannibal Stopmouth must abandon it. Leaving the stone-age world of the Surface behind, he travels to the Roof, the mysterious hi-tech world suspended above. But the Roof has its own problems. The nanotechnology that controls it is collapsing. And now a rebellion against the ruling Commission is about to erupt. Hunted by the Commission's nano-enhanced agents, Stopmouth must succeed in a desperate hunt of his own: to find the woman he loves. Only she knows how to save his tribe. But in this super-sophisticated world, all he has to fight with are his raw strength and fierce courage.

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"So beautiful and romantic - I loved this book!" -- Danny

When tragedy strikes Michele Windsor's world, she is forced to uproot her life and move across the country to New York City, to live with the wealthy, aristocratic grandparents she's never met. In their old Fifth Avenue mansion filled with a century's worth of family secrets, Michele discovers a diary that hurtles her back in time to the year 1910. There, in the midst of the glamorous Gilded Age, Michele meets the young man with striking blue eyes who has haunted her dreams all her life -- a man she always wished was real, but never imagined could actually exist. And she finds herself falling for him, into an otherworldly, time-crossed romance.


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"[Carrie Ryan] knows how to build and break tension, how to amp up horror, how to give moments of utter peace, and how to create a world so unique, terrible, and lonely that it breaks your heart. " -- April

There are many things that Annah would like to forget: the look on her sister's face before Annah left her behind in the Forest of Hands and Teeth, her first glimpse of the Horde as they swarmed the Dark City, the sear of the barbed wire that would scar her for life. But most of all, Annah would like to forget the morning Elias left her for the Recruiters.

Annah's world stopped that day, and she's been waiting for Elias to come home ever since. Somehow, without him, her life doesn't feel much different than the dead that roam the wasted city around her. Until she meets Catcher, and everything feels alive again.
But Catcher has his own secrets. Dark, terrifying truths that link him to a past Annah has longed to forget, and to a future too deadly to consider. And now it's up to Annah: can she continue to live in a world covered in the blood of the living? Or is death the only escape from the Return's destruction?

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More Thrillers


The Dreamtrails
by Isobelle Carmody

Books five and six in the Obernewtyn Chronicles


The Inheritance Cycle
By Christopher Paolini

E-book edition of Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr



The Fallen Sequence
by Lauren Kate

E-book edition of Fallen, Torment, and Passion



His Dark Materials
by Philip Pullman

The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass all in one volume.

 
 
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