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By Kristen Simmons. 2015
Stolen from her home and being groomed for auction, Aya is desperate to escape her fate and return to her… family. Her only allies are a loyal wolf she's raised from a pup and a strange mute boy who may be her best hope for freedom - if she can truly trust him. For Senior High readers. 2015.
By S. M Stirling. 2014
Princess Orlaith, heir to Rudi Mackenzie, Artos the First, High King of Montival, now wields the Sword of the Lady… - and faces a new enemy. Fortunately, she also has a new ally in Reiko, Empress of Japan. To combat their mutual foe, Orlaith and Reiko embark on a quest to find the fabled Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi, the Grass-Cutting Sword, one of the three great treasures of the Japanese Imperial House - but they’ll face great peril along the way. Sequel to “The given sacrifice”. 2014.
By Robert A Heinlein. 1956
An unemployed actor in the year 2100 takes a drink from a space pilot and finds himself shanghaied to Mars… for the most important and dangerous role of his career. He is coerced into impersonating a prominent and controversial public figure. 1978, c1956.
By Cory Doctorow. 2003
Jules, a relative youngster at more than a century old, is a contented citizen of the Bitchun Society that has… filled Earth and near-space since shortage and death were overcome. People are free to do whatever they wish. Jules wants to move to Disney World; but when his prudently stored consciousness abruptly awakens in a cloned body, he learns that he was murdered; evidently he's in the way of somebody else's dreams. 2003.
By Monica Hughes. 1984
Lord Tomi discovers many things about the world and its inhabitants when he suddenly finds himself outside Arc One, his… computer-controlled society. Followed by "Dream catcher" . Junior and Senior High. 1984.
By Frank Herbert. 1971
A sociological science fiction novel in which Paul Atreides fulfills his strange destiny as prophet and leader amid the savage… Fremen of the planet Dune. Sequel to "Dune" (DC29728). Followed by "Children of Dune" (DC29724). 1971. (The Dune saga ; 2)
By James Blish. 1956
New York City and its mayor, John Amalfi, confront other cities. Under Earth's ban, New York flees to the Great… Magellanic cloud to found New Earth. Sequel to "A life in the stars". Followed by "The triumph of time". 1969, c1956. (Cities in flight ; v. 3)
By Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert, Kevin J Anderson. 2001
Padishah emperor Shaddam IV of the House of Corrino tries to gain absolute power by creating a synthetic spice known… as amal - a substitute for melange, the spice found only on Dune. Bestseller. Sequel to "Dune - House Harkonnen". Followed by "Dune". (Prequel to Dune ; 3). 2001.
By Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert, Kevin J Anderson. 2000
This sequel to Dune: House Atreides continues the prequel to Dune. Shaddam is currently ruler of the Known Universe, but… his position is threatened by Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, who, in his desire for dominance, is plotting against the House of Atreides and the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood. Bestseller. Sequel to "Dune: House Atreides". Prequel to "Dune" (DC3936). (Prequel to Dune ; 2) 2000.
By David Brin. 1990
The impact of the Greenhouse Effect has turned Siberia into a temperate zone and Miami has disappeared. But Earth may… have only 2 years more to survive, as the result of a black hole. Includes strong language. 1990.
By Orson Scott Card. 1995
As commanded by the Oversoul, Nafai and his extended family leave the planet Harmony and travel through space towards Earth… where they hope to find the ancient technology that can help the Oversoul. But again the hatred and jealousy of Elemak, Nafai's older brother, threaten the mission and will have dire consequences once the travelers reach Earth. Sequel to "The ships of Earth". 1995. (Homecoming ; 4)
By Scott Ciencin. 1999
Thirteen-year-old nerd Bertram Phillips invents a science project that accidentally transports him and three other students back sixty-seven million years… to the late Cretaceous age. Bertram, Mike, Candayce, and Janine have been transformed into different types of dinosaurs. Returning home is another problem. For junior and senior high readers. 1999.
By Douglas Adams. 1987
A mixture of science fiction, horror and mystery, with a dash of romance. Detective Dirk Gently searches for a missing… cat on a trip that takes him through space and time. Followed by "Long dark tea-time of the soul". Bestseller 1987.
By Joan D Vinge. 1996
Half human-half Hydran, Cat is on the planet Refuge to research cloud-whales, but he also hopes to learn about his… Hydran heritage from the survivors there. When Cat becomes involved with Miya, a Hydran woman who kidnapped a human child, many conflicts arise and Cat must choose his loyalties carefully. Sequel to "Catspaw". Strong language. 1996.
By Vonda N McIntyre. 1978
By Timothy Zahn. 1992
Five years after the return of the Jedi, the Republic stands threatened from within and without. Grand Admiral Thrawn has… taken command of the remnants of the imperial fleet and has launched a campaign to destroy the Republic, planning to impose his iron will on the galaxy. As Princess Leia, pregnant with Jedi twins, risks her life to ally a proud and lethal race with the Republic, Han and Lando Calrissian race against time to find proof of treason within the Council. Most dangerous of all is a new Dark Jedi, insane and scheming to summon young Skywalker and to corrupt him to the Dark Side. Sequel to "Heir to the empire". Followed by "The last command". 1992. (Star Wars : the Thrawn trilogy ; 2)
By Roger Zelazny, Jane M Lindskold. 1997
In a pact with Death, Donnerjack agrees to give up his first born for the return of his lover Ayradyss.… Donnerjack does not know that conception is even possible, because he is from Verite, the real world, while Ayradyss is from Virtu, the virtual world. But once reunited, they produce a son. 1997.
By Michael Parker. 2007
"A black tunnel began to form around me. My room started to spin. Desperately I tried to cry out but… I couldn't make a sound. Then, like shattering glass, I crashed straight through the tunnel and out to the other side." Propelled out of his safe, ordinary world, Andrew is caught in the midst of a desolate city, torn apart by vicious gang wars. Dragged into one gang's brutal takeover campaign, Andrew has no choice but to embark on an unthinkable mission. For Junior and Senior High readers. 2007.
By James Herbert. 1984
The long-dreaded nuclear conflict has arrived. The city is torn apart, shattered, its people destroyed or mutilated beyond hope. For… just a few, survival is possible only beneath the wrecked streets - if there is time to avoid the slow-descending poisonous ashes. But below, the rats, demonic offspring of irradiated forebears, are waiting. They know that Man is weakened, become frail - has become their prey. Sequel to "Lair" (DC28287). Descriptions of violence. 1984. (The rats ; 3)
The Tardis has drifted far into the future and comes to rest hovering over Frontios, refuge of one group of… survivors from Earth who have escaped the disintegration of their home planet. The Tardis is forced down by what appears to be a meteorite storm, and crash-lands, leaving the Doctor and his companions marooned on the hope-forsaken planet. Junior High. 1985.