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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 John Vornholt. 2001
The Genesis Wave sweeps across the Alpha Quadrant, transforming planets on a molecular level and threatening entire civilizations with extinction.… To combat it, Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise have been forced into a tense alliance with the Klingon and Romulan Empires, both of which crave the forbidden secrets of the Genesis technology. Now the finest minds of three civilizations must find some way to halt the deadly wave, before yet another world is transformed into something alien and unrecognizable. Some descriptions of sex and violence. Sequel to "The Genesis wave, Book 1" (DC27523). Followed by "The Genesis wave, Book 3" (DC27525). 2001, c2000.
By John Vornholt. 2000
Project Genesis was once the Federation's solution to overpopulation and food shortages in the Alpha Quadrant, but it became a… destructive weapon instead. Starfleet destroyed all Genesis data and records, but now, nearly a century later, Captain Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise face the deadly rebirth of Genesis - with the fate of the galaxy hanging in the balance. Followed by "The Genesis wave, Book 2" (DC27524). 2000.
By John Vornholt. 2003
The Genesis Wave swept through the Alpha Quadrant, creating new life at the expense of everything in its path, until… halted by Captain Picard and his crew. Now the device has fallen into the hands of a dangerous religious zealot. But that disaster may pale beside a new emergency, as Data develops a disturbing theory regarding the full cosmic consequences of the Genesis Effect. Some descriptions of violence. Sequel to "The Genesis wave, Book 2" (DC27524). 2003.
By Isaac Asimov. 1972
By Lisa Mason. 1995
A staunch feminist of the twenty-fifth century in China, Zhu Wong accepts a time-travel mission to go back six centuries… to San Francisco in the 1890s. Her adventures there give Zhu a different perception of being a woman. Some descriptions of sex, some strong language, and some violence. 1995.
By Lois Lowry. 1993
Jonas's world is perfect - every person is assigned a role in the Community. When Jonas turns twelve he is… singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life, and now it's time for Jonas to receive the truth. Winner of the Newbery Award. Grades 5-8. 1993.
By Anne McCaffrey. 1994
Collection of fifteen short stories. In the title story, the only tale of Pern, teenager Aramina's ability to communicate with… dragons forces her to leave her family and follow her destiny. In "The Greatest Love," extrauterine fertilization raises the question of incest. Other tales deal with African magic, the American Civil War, and a futuristic Cinderella. Some strong language. 1994.
By Sheri S Tepper. 1988
Events in the life of Stavia, from age ten to womanhood, at a time when human civilization has evolved into… a social system divided along gender lines. Women have taken over running the country, while the men live in closed military garrison with a gate to the outside world. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1989, c1988.
By Arthur C Clarke. 1991
The exploratory mission to the mysterious alien spacecraft, "Rama II," was a disastrous failure. Now three astronauts, two men and… a woman, are trapped aboard the vast, dazzling space-ship that is leaving the solar system for an unknown destination. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. Sequel to "Rama II" (DC15105). 1991.
By Arthur C Clarke. 1990
In 2012, two different groups race to capitalize on raising the "Titanic". Billionaire Emmerson leads the group that wants to… raise the front section using tiny glass bubbles. The other group plans to surround the rear section with ice and re-enact the sinking over and over. 1990.
By Stephen R Donaldson. 1993
In the third volume of "The gap" series, the deadly struggle against the Amnion aliens is set on Thanatos Minor,… an infamous bootleg shipyard. Sequel to "The gap into vision" (DC30766). 1993. (The gap ; 3)
By Stephen R Donaldson. 1994
Morn Hyland, rescued from one space pirate by another who had plans to exploit her, is forced to re-assess her… whole life stance in the face of the growing certainty of the real truth about the UMPC and the alien Amnion. Sequel to "The gap into conflict" (DC30767). Followed by "The gap into power" (DC30765). 1994. (The gap ; 2)
By Stephen R Donaldson. 1994
Crossing the Gap - faster-than-light travel - has become commonplace throughout explored space, and all of it is controlled by… a single corporation. The story starts small, with a simple case of ore piracy, focusing on three individuals. Angus, a pirate and murderer, Morn, a brilliant young woman, and Nick, a star captain. Through their lives an entire world begins to unfold - a world of politics and betrayal, extraordinary developments, and a shadow alien presence. Followed by "The gap into vision" (DC30766). 1994. (The gap ; 1)
By Stephen R Donaldson. 1996
The fifth volume of "The gap" series reveals the swift fury of the Amnion when they are threatened not only… by the Trumpet crew, but also by exposure by the Director Warden Dios. Sequel to "The gap into madness : chaos and order" (DC30763). 1999. (Gap ; 5)
By Stephen R Donaldson. 1994
In this fourth volume of "The gap" series, the crew of the Trumpet continue their vital and dangerous fight against… the plans of the Amnion to overthrow all Earth-bred life. Sequel to "The gap into power : a dark and hungry God arises" (DC30765). Followed by "The gap into ruin : this day all Gods die" (DC30764). 1994. (Gap ; 4)
By Alexandra Monir. 2018
Twenty-four teens are on a quest to become one of six sent on a scouting mission to Jupiter's moon. Leo… is an Italian championship swimmer, and Naomi, a science prodigy from California. As the finalists become fewer, the two grow closer as the tests get more challenging--even deadly. For junior and senior high readers. 2018.
By Marion Zimmer Bradley. 2018
A Darkover series volume, by the author of The Mists of Avalon, presents four challengers to the planet's sacred traditions--ruling… caste member Damon, his betrothed, Earthman Andrew, and Andrew's betrothed, a Keeper of the Sacred Tower. 2018.
By Ursula K Le Guin. 2016
Every novella by Ursula K. Le Guin, an icon in American literature, collected for the first time--and introduced by the… legendary author--in one breathtaking volume. Ursula K. Le Guin has won multiple prizes and accolades from the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to the Newbery Honor, the Nebula, Hugo, World Fantasy, and PEN/Malamud Awards. She has had her work collected over the years, but never as a complete retrospective of her longer works as represented in this book. 2016.