The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells (1898) is one of the first stories to detail a conflict between mankind and an extraterrestrial race, focusing on the adventures of a man and his brothers outside London as Earth is invaded by Martians. Discuss at the library on Monday, July 8, 2013, 1:30–3:00 pm in the Marvin Auditorium 101C.
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!