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 […]
Manhattan’s fifth precinct has its fair share of drama with murder, robberies, gangs, and petty crimes. There’s Detective Leo Storgman, who on the verge of his retirement, decides to reexamine a murder case that never had closure, and then there is a new guy
Introducing the new HUSH format — a shorter podcast (34:14), but a longer discussion of books and movies. This episode – Time Travel books and movies — what are your favorites? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!
Jean le Flambeur is a man of many identities, crimes, and heists as he is a master thief who is the stuff of legends. He has been out of commission since serving time in the Dilemma Prison where games are played in an endless cycle of life and death. The monotony is enough to drive Jean nuts but it’s broken