New Science Fiction Books for Adults
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Science Fiction books for adults.
"The captain of a ragtag mercenary ship is given an offer she can't refuse by the ruthless head of an intergalactic noble family. The only catch? She'll have to team up with his son--an upsettingly competent hardbody with his own agenda--to get her reward. She's got a ramshackle spaceship, a misfit crew, and a big problem with its sexy newest member... Temperance Reed, banished from the wealthy and dangerous Fifteen Families, just wants to keep her crew together after their feckless captain ran off with the intern. But she's drowning in debt and revolutionary new engine technology is about to...
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The Dyson File
"The Atlas Corporation was all set to tear apart the planet Mercury-converting its resources into a swarm of solar-collecting megastructures-when Esteban Velasco, lead Atlas engineer, is found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Detective Isaac Cho and Special Agent Susan Cantrell, both eager to return to active duty despite close calls on their last case, are sent in to assess the situation. Their superiors expect a simple declaration of suicide, but Velasco's death proves anything but typical. The detectives soon find themselves embroiled in a mystery far more complex-and strange-than anyone expected, leading them to a church...
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A Symphony of Echoes
"Behind the seemingly innocuous facade of St. Mary's Institute of Historical Research, a different kind of academic work is taking place. Just don't call it "time travel" -- these historians "investigate major historical events in contemporary time." And they aren't your harmless eccentrics either; a more accurate description, as they ricochet around history, might be unintentional disaster-magnets. The Chronicles of St. Mary's tells the chaotic adventures of Madeleine Maxwell and her compatriots -- Director Bairstow, Leon "Chief" Farrell, Mr. Markham, and many more -- as they travel through time, saving St. Mary's (too often by the very seat of their...
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Cat, a telepathic half-human, half-alien orphan and future punk, is kidnapped, taken to Earth, and forced to protect those he hates most, the taMings, until he discovers that he is not a bodyguard, he is the bait.
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"Rediscover one of America's best SF writers in a definitive hardcover edition gathering all her finest work together for the first time. A LGBTQIA+ pioneer joins the Library of America series. An incandescent stylist with a dark sense of humor and a provocative feminist edge, Joanna Russ upended every genre in which she worked. The essential novels and stories gathered in this definitive Library of America edition make a case for Russ not only as an astonishing writer of speculative fiction, but, in the words of Samuel Delany, "one of the finest--and most necessary--writers of American fiction" period. Here is...
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