It’s thirty years after the Kollaps and humanity is on the verge of extinction because the planet is almost uninhabitable. There are a few people who have changed, enabling them to survive outdoors. One of them is Josef Horkai, but since the Kollaps he has been stored in a suspended state.
When I was first introduced to Warehouse 13, I was suspicious it, thinking that it was going to be silly, boring, and, like many of the Sci-Fi shows that I had seen, completely unbelievable and unrelatable. I could not have been more wrong. You’ll just have to see Warehouse 13 to believe it.
In the near future a new human has emerged with implants in the brain that has altered intelligence and given skills that make some people very smart and others even dangerous. Though most humans don’t have the implants, they see the results of implants and that provokes fear and anger causing a violent backlash…
Akron, Ohio had the Every neighborhood seems to have someone that’s a little odd or eccentric and West man from Primrose Lane who wore mittens everyday through the heat of summer to the cold of winter. He lived in a rundown isolated house, and for the most part people left him alone and watched him from a distance until one day he was murdered.
Listen or download the library’s premier podcast – HUSH! In Episode 19, enjoy a discussion (22:17) about Steampunk – the books and movies that define the anachronistic genre characterized by goggles, airships, clockwork and of course, steam powered machines. Have you read any of our recommendations? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!
Traveling back in time is very dangerous especially for the future, because one wrong move could change the future the time traveler came from. Zed is an agent whose job is to protect the future from historical agitators that want to stop major human tragedies of the past from occurring.
Werewolves terrorize London’s East End and the legend of Spring Heeled Jack seems to have come to life as young women are terrorized by a strange creature. Animals are genetically engineered for specific tasks. Strange and wonderful inventions allow for flight and other innovations. Something is not quite right …
This 2011 winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award is so many things- noir, urban, fantasy, and science fiction. It’s a wild ride about Zinzi December, a woman with a past and a sloth on her back- literally. In this alternate world those who have committed murder find themselves with an animal familiar. The animal is always nearby, and it’s hard to make it when the world sees your guilt, but Zinzi has a magical skill
After 250 years the world has not recovered from the nuclear war that has scarred humans and earth. There are still some humans with clean DNA but for others genetic mutations have given them powers beyond any human experience though at a cost. No longer considered human…
The McNaughton Corporation is a force in the world with their inventions like airships and guns, and in the center of it is the city they created, Evesden. A sprawling city teaming with people who are either trying to find their fortune or more likely have given up hope. In the middle of it all is Cyril Hayes, a man with a secret talent
Divergent by Veronica Roth Beatrice has a gut-wrenching decision to make. At sixteen, she must choose which faction of her dystopian society she will join for the rest of her life. She has always lived in the Abnegation sector where everyone puts the needs of others ahead of their own. And while she loves the [...]