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Par 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.
Par Charles Sheffield. 1997
Bored and spoiled fifteen-year-old Shelby Cheever leaves his pampered existence on Earth for the disciplined rigors of survival in outer…space. Shelby takes a cruise trip to the asteroid mines. But when he accidentally boards a ship to open space, his real adventures begin. Senior High. 1997.
Par Jules Verne, Richard Howard. 1996
Written originally in 1863 and first published in 1994, this "lost novel" depicts Jules Verne's vision of life in 1960s…Paris. In this hyper-efficient but dystopian society, the story's young, idealistic protagonist, Michel Dufrenoy, laments that there is no room for the human soul. Subways, automobiles, skyscrapers, electric lights, calculators, fax machines, and e-mail are all part of this utilitarian world. 1996. Uniform title: Paris au XXe siècle.
Par Ray Bradbury. 1946
Par Roger Zelazny, Jane M Lindskold. 1997
In a pact with Death, Donnerjack agrees to give up his first born for the return of his lover Ayradyss.…Donnerjack does not know that conception is even possible, because he is from Verite, the real world, while Ayradyss is from Virtu, the virtual world. But once reunited, they produce a son. 1997.
Par Kim Stanley Robinson. 1998
In the near future, when corporations exploit Antarctica's mineral resources, ecological terrorists fight to preserve the wilderness environment. A U.S.…senator sends his assistant Wade Norton on a fact-finding mission, but Norton is distracted by the terrorists' cause. Some strong language. 1998.
Par Stephen Baxter. 1997
In 1986 three American astronauts, including an African American and a female geologist, step onto the planet Mars. Their success…results from the efforts of ex-President John F. Kennedy, who retired after being wounded in Dallas to become a space lobbyist. He uses his influence to push the space program beyond the 1969 moon landing. 1997.
Par Dan Simmons. 1997
The Pax forms an alliance with the TechnoCore and declares war on the threatening Ousters. The Pax is also looking…for Aenea, who is currently on Earth preparing to outwit the Pax and the Core with her lover, Raul Endymion. Includes strong language and sex. Sequel to "Endymion". 1997.
Par C. J Cherryh. 1976
Exiled by his father for killing his brother, Nhi Vanye is an outcast on the world of Ivrel. He meets…the infamous Morgaine Frosthair, who has returned after a one-hundred-year absence. Together, they set out to prevent evil from using the time-space gate. Prequel to "Well of Shiuan". 1976. (Morgaine cycle ; 1)
Par Larry Niven. 1997
On the isolated colony planet Destiny, young Jemmy Bloocher wonders what lies down the mysterious road from which no one…has ever returned. He gets some answers when he kills a caravan merchant and has to flee for his life. As he travels along the road, he learns about other humans on the planet and begins to unravel the two-hundred-year-old mystery of their arrival on Destiny. 1997.
Par H. G Wells. 1897
Par David Brin. 1980
Jacob Demwa feels that it is time to leave the Center for Uplift and his research with dolphins and chimps.…Opportunely Fagin, his E.T. (extraterrestrial) friend, invites him to join Expedition Sundiver based on Mercury to explore strange phenomena on the sun. 1980.
Par Isaac Asimov. 1957
When murder occurs for the first time on the planet Solaria, earth detective Elijah Haley is sent to investigate with…the help of robot Daneel. Sequel to "Caves of steel." Followed by "Robots of dawn." 1957.
Par Amitav Ghosh. 1997
In the not too distant future, Antar, a computer-bound Egyptian clerk in New York, accidentally unearths the ID card of…an old colleague, L. Murugan - a man claiming to be the world authority on Ronald Ross, a Nobel-winning scientist who solved Calcutta's "malaria puzzle" in 1898. Unravelling the story Antar discovers a truth in which events of the past, present and future all play a mysterious part.
Par Ben Bova. 1995
Orion, the immortal warrior, is in love with the goddess Anya, but he must do the bidding of Aten, his…Creator, who forces Orion to fight in a war against Anya. As part of Aten's plan, Orion is sent through space-time to command a troop of cloned humans in an interstellar war. However, Orion is determined that he and his troops won't be pawns in someone else's game. Sequel to Orion and the Conqueror (DB 40831). Some strong language and some descriptions of sex
Par Michael P Kube-McDowell, Michael P. Kube-Mcdowell. 1996
Since the Empire has been vanquished, the New Republic has entered an era of tranquil harmony under the leadership of…the Jedi Knights. Then a series of events disrupts the peace: Luke ventures off on a perilous rescue mission to his mother's homeworld, Lando confronts a menacing spacecraft, and Leia attempts to avert a war. Prequel to Shield of Lies (DB 44590)
Par Michael P Kube-McDowell, Michael P. Kube-Mcdowell. 1996
In this sequel to Before the Storm (DB 44589), Lando is abducted aboard an unidentified spacecraft, while Leia contends with…a threat to the stability of the New Republic. Han departs on a deep-space voyage, where he engages a fleet of warships in a battle that could doom civilization. Bestseller
Par Orson Scott Card. 1996
In this sequel to Xenocide (DB 34265), Lusitania is threatened with destruction by the Starways Congress, which believes the planet…to be infected with an insidious virus. Ender Wiggin and his computer intelligence, Jane, race against time to locate new worlds and save the races of Lusitania before the cataclysm
Par Timothy Zahn. 1995
An alien race called the Zhirrzh is on the brink of all-out interstellar war with a new and deadly race--the…Humans. Young searcher Thrr-gilag learns that despite their powers, the Zhirrzh are no match for Human technology, and he works fervently to prove to his superiors that the Humans do not want war. Sequel to Conquerors' Pride (DB 42756)
Par Robert A Heinlein, Robert A. Heinlein. 1993
Indomitable young Podkayne (Poddy) Fries jumps at the chance to accompany her uncle Tom on a mission to Earth. The…only drawback is that she'll have her loathsome little brother along for the trip. But even greater dangers face the niece of a diplomat from Mars who has powerful enemies. For junior and senior high and older readers