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Dreadnought
Dreadnought
by Cherie Priest
Staff Pick
I thoroughly enjoyed Dreadnought. It's fast paced, action packed, and filled with believable characters in unbelievable situations. Cherie Priest is a talented writer. She surprised me again and again with her ability to combine tragic humanity and... (read more)

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Watership Down: A Novel
Watership Down: A Novel
by Richard Adams
Staff Pick
Bunnies, community, fantasy, adventure, danger — a classic pick for anyone who likes Brian Jacques, C. S. Lewis, or Erin Hunter.... (read more)

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Ghost Story (Dresden Files #13)
Ghost Story (Dresden Files #13)
by Jim Butcher
Staff Pick
Woo hoo! Jim does it again. This Butcher only serves up prime cuts.... (read more)

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Revelation Space
Revelation Space
by Alastair Reynolds
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Revelation Space is very good "high sci-fi," written by an author who has a real background in physics and interesting ideas about how our science could progress, especially the possible evolution of cybernetics and post-humanism. The book posits a... (read more)

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vN: The First Machine Dynasty
vN: The First Machine Dynasty
by Madeline Ashby
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Amy Peterson is a self-replicating humanoid robot known as a VonNeumann. For the past five years, she has been grown slowly as part of a mixed organic/synthetic family. She knows very little about her android mother's past, so when her grandmother... (read more)

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Mirror Mirror: A Novel
Mirror Mirror: A Novel
by Gregory Maguire
Staff Pick
Maguire's latest retelling of a classic fairy tale is Snow White set in Renaissance Italy and features Lucrezia Borgia as the wicked stepmother. Intriguing, surreal, exotic, and sensual, the author's style is mature, assured, and utterly engaging. This... (read more)

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A Wizard of Earthsea: The First Book of Earthsea (Earthsea #01)
A Wizard of Earthsea: The First Book of Earthsea (Earthsea #01)
by Ursula K. Le Guin
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One of the defining classics of the genre, A Wizard of Earthsea has something for fantasy fans and lovers of language alike. Le Guin's prose is beautiful without being overwrought, and Earthsea — a collection of islands peopled by wizards, dragons,... (read more)

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And Another Thing... (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #6)
And Another Thing... (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #6)
by Eoin Colfer
Staff Pick
Wacky? Sure. Silly? Yup. Just a bit inscrutable? Oh, yeah. Like a Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster on a school night, it's a great rare treat to be able to revisit the galaxy as presented by Douglas Adams. Thanks to Eoin Colfer for taking us back there!... (read more)

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A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire #5)
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire #5)
by George R. R. Martin
Staff Pick
For more than half of a decade, fans of George R. R. Martin's New York Times-bestselling series Song of Ice and Fire have been crazy with anticipation, their minds racing with burning questions and open-ended theories. Days have been spent rereading the... (read more)

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Zero History
Zero History
by William Gibson
Staff Pick
Zero History reads like a Graham Greene novel penned by The Magnificent Bastard. This is the third entry in Gibson's Blue Ant cycle. His Bigend trope has all the pushes and pops of Zero History's contemporary at the cinema, Inception. Hubertus returns as... (read more)

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Zombie Cribbage: The Classic Parlor Game That Just Won't Die
Zombie Cribbage: The Classic Parlor Game That Just Won't Die
by Forrest-Pruzan Creative
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This clever mash-up resurrects a classic card game with a custom-designed travel board, illustrated playing cards, and an alternate set of rules for zombielicious fun. Earn points to send your zombies staggering down a cobblestone scoreboard in an... (read more)

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Broken Angels
Broken Angels
by Richard K Morgan
Staff Pick
This is not your father's science fiction. Richard K. Morgan's wonderfully constructed antihero Takeshi Kovacs is back. The only thing that flows faster than the bullets is Morgan's imagination. Slick and hyperkinetic, Broken Angels is a worthy follow-up... (read more)

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Kushiel's Dart: Kushiel's Legacy #1
Kushiel's Dart: Kushiel's Legacy #1
by Jacqueline Carey
Staff Pick
So you've finished reading the fifth Game of Thrones book, and now what are you going to do? Wait five to seven years for the next book to come out? Turn to non-epic fiction? Don't be ridiculous! Instead, start reading Jacqueline Carey's Kushiel's Legacy... (read more)

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The Illuminatus! Trilogy
The Illuminatus! Trilogy
by Robert Anton Wilson
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I had grown bored with reading, until I found this book. Anything and everything can be found here: conspiracies, drugs, sex, talking gorillas, dolphins with scuba gear, a yellow submarine, undead Nazi soldiers, rock 'n' roll, ritual magic, quantum... (read more)

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The Republic of Thieves
The Republic of Thieves
by Scott Lynch
Staff Pick
Third in the Gentleman Bastard series, Lynch's dialogue often had me guffawing out loud and wiggling my toes in glee. I found the plot wildly entertaining and enjoyed myself immensely. If you haven't read The Lies of Locke Lamora and Red Seas under Red... (read more)

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Lord of the Rings Boxed 3 Volumes
Lord of the Rings Boxed 3 Volumes
by J R R Tolkien
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"If you've been thinking that you should probably read the books again sometime, the time is now. Why wait? They were written by a scholar and a gentleman, a man steeped in lore and language, and it shows on every page. And if you haven't read them at... (read more)

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Blood Cross: A Jane Yellowrock Novel
Blood Cross: A Jane Yellowrock Novel
by Faith Hunter
Staff Pick
Blood Cross, Faith Hunter's second Jane Yellowrock novel, is a slow burn that heats up to a raging fire. Someone in New Orleans is making vampires and turning them loose on the city, untrained and very hungry. When the killing spree begins to cause... (read more)

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Altered Carbon
Altered Carbon
by Richard K. Morgan
Staff Pick
This debut novel effortlessly blends the techno-fetish of William Gibson, the hardboiled detective narrative of Dashiell Hammett and the rapid-fire heroic bloodshed of the films of John Woo. If you enjoy such cyberpunk classics as Snow Crash and... (read more)

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Who Goes There?: the Novella That Formed the Basis of the Thing (09 Edition)
Who Goes There?: the Novella That Formed the Basis of the Thing (09 Edition)
by John Campbell
Staff Pick
Most of us have been introduced to this work through John Carpenter's film adaptation The Thing or Howard Hawks's The Thing From Another World.  Originally penned in 1936, John W. Campbell's Who Goes There? is a must read for any sci-fi/horror fan... (read more)

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From Dead to Worse: Sookie Stackhouse Novel #8 (Southern Vampire Series)
From Dead to Worse: Sookie Stackhouse Novel #8 (Southern Vampire Series)
by Charlaine Harris
Staff Pick
From Dead to Worse, the eighth Sookie Stackhouse book by Charlaine Harris, is funny, sexy, sassy, and full of surprises. This series is one of my favorites because Harris creates such a plausible alternate reality. Her main character, Sookie, can't seem... (read more)

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