Science Fiction & Fantasy

Book Hunters in Brief #22: Mortal Instruments

In Brief 22 graphicIf you're on pins and needles waiting for the final book of the Mortal Instruments series, try these titles to take the edge off.

In The Library No One Can Hear You Scream.

AlienGet scared in more ways than one.  Read the book, then see the movie.  You may want to keep the light on though.

 

New Fantasy Reads for Teens

new fantasy for teensLooking for something new to read? Whether you’re already a fantasy fan or want to explore the genre, consider checking out one of these books that are new to our shelves.

 

 

 

 

 

Annihilation: One Bizzare, Fantastic, Wild Ride.

AnnihilationIf you're looking for something different than your traditional space opera, or the popular dystopian fiction, then give Annihilation a try.

 

 

 

Book Hunters in Brief #17 - Game of Thrones

Book Hunters in Brief Game of Thrones GraphicIf you love Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin, HCPL’s Book Hunters recommend:
The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles) by Patrick Rothfuss
Why? Epic fantasy fiction with good character development, magic and battles.

Looking for new gritty fantasy read?

If you found yourself loving the gritty, luscious style of George R.R. Martin, or the scoundrel or motley outcast crew is your kind of hero, then debut novel set in award nominated comic book series world Artesia, The Barrow by Mark Smylie may just be your best bet.  

Layers of story, big world building, and characters with flaws by the pound, this novel has taken a big step into the genre working off its basis of RPG game and comic book series.  

The book is currently on order for HCPL, but don't hesitate to add your name to the wait list for when it arrives.

Hitch Hikers Guide To The Galaxy Game

Hitchhikers guideOk all you Hoopy Froods.  This one is for you!  You can read the book, listen to the radio play and see the movie.  Now, you can play the text based game.

 

 

 

Wheel Of Time Series Available As E-Books

Eye of the worldOne of the most epic fantasy series is available in E-book form.  Fourteen E-books weigh a lot less then fourteen Robert Jordan books!

 

Science Fiction Action At The Micro Level

BZRKNanobots are a staple in many science fiction stories;  robots so small they can hardly be seen, even with a powerful microscope.  In Michael Grant’s BZRK these miniature robots are used to spy on people: they see what you see and hear what you hear, can rewire your brain or worse.

 

 

Star Wars - Maul: Lockdown

  Are you a fan of the villains? Do you like your action with a good helping of blood, gore and violence? Maul: Lockdown by Joe Schreiber has brought together both action and character development of one of the prequel's most fascinating and mysterious Sith Lords in this new addition to the Star Wars Expanded Universe.

 

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