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Foundation and Empire

• <b>Author:</b> Isaac Asimov<p>Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen battlefleets...?<p><i>From the Paperback</i> …

Halo: Ghosts of Onyx

• <b>Author:</b> Eric Nylund<p>The Spartan-II program has gone public. Tales of super-soldiers fending off thousands of Covenant attacks have become the stuff of legend.<br>But just how many Spartans are left?<br>While the Master Chief defends a besieged Earth, and the myriad factions of the Covenant continue their …

Forward the Foundation

• <b>Author:</b> Isaac Asimov<p>A stunning testament to his creative genius. <i>Forward The Foundation</i> is a the saga's dramatic climax -- the story Asimov fans have been waiting for. An exciting tale of danger, intrigue, and suspense, <i>Forward The Foundation</i> brings to vivid life Asimov's best loved characters: hero …

Starship Troopers

• <b>Author:</b> Robert A. Heinlein<p><b>In Robert A. Heinlein’s controversial Hugo Award-winning bestseller, a recruit of the future goes through the toughest boot camp in the Universe—and into battle against mankind’s most alarming enemy...</b><p>Johnnie Rico never really intended to join up—and definitely not the …

The Ghost Brigades

• <b>Author:</b> John Scalzi<p>The Ghost Brigades are the Special Forces of the Colonial Defense Forces, elite troops created from the DNA of the dead and turned into the perfect soldiers for the CDF's toughest operations. They’re young, they’re fast and strong, and they’re totally without normal human …

Earth Unaware

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card & Aaron Johnston<p>A hundred years before <i>Ender's Game</i>, humans thought they were alone in the galaxy. Humanity was slowly making their way out from Earth to the planets and asteroids of the Solar System, exploring and mining and founding colonies.<p>The mining ship <i>El Cavador</i> is …

Halo: Silentium

• <b>Author:</b> Greg Bear<p>In the last years of the Forerunner empire, chaos rules. The Flood--a horrifying shape-changing parasite--has arrived in force, aided by unexpected allies. Internal strife within the ecumene has desperately weakened Forerunner defenses.<p>Too little, too late, the legal rate of …

Halo: The Flood

• <b>Author:</b> William C. Dietz<p><b>REACH HAS FALLEN.</b><p><b>THE COVENANT WAR MACHINE RAGES ON.</b><p><b>HUMANITY'S LAST HOPE LIES WITH THE CREW OF THE PILLAR OF AUTUMN—THE INDOMITABLE CAPTAIN JACOB KEYES, STAFF SERGEANT AVERY JOHNSON, THE AI CORTANA, HUNDREDS OF FEARLESS MARINES . . . AND SPARTAN 117, THE MASTER CHIEF.</b><p>Having …

Halo: First Strike

• <b>Author:</b> Eric Nylund<p><b>Reach fell, and when hope seemed lost, humanity stood face-to-face with the possible extinction of all life in the galaxy and lived to tell the tale.</b><p><b>But that was just one epic battle, and the war rages on . . .</b><p>The Covenant shows no mercy as they continue to assault every human …

American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Neil Gaiman<p>First published in 2001, American Gods became an instant classic—an intellectual and artistic benchmark from the multiple-award-winning master of innovative fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now discover the mystery and magic of American Gods in this tenth anniversary edition. Newly updated …

Shadow of the Giant

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card<p>Bean's past was a battle just to survive. He first appeared on the streets of Rotterdam, a tiny child with a mind leagues beyond anyone else. He knew he could not survive through strength; he used his tactical genius to gain acceptance into a children's gang, and then to …

Ready Player One

• <b>Author:</b> Ernest Cline<p><b>Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read</b><p><b>The worldwide bestseller—now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg.</b><p>In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked …

Caliban's War

• <b>Author:</b> James S. A. Corey<p><b>The second novel in James S. A. Corey's SF New York Times bestselling Expanse series. Now a major television series!</b><br>We are not alone.<p>On Ganymede, breadbasket of the outer planets, a Martian marine watches as her platoon is slaughtered by a monstrous supersoldier. On Earth, …

Shadow Puppets

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card<p>Bestselling author Orson Scott Card brings to life a new chapter in the saga of Ender's Earth and The Shadow Series.<br>Earth and its society have been changed irrevocably in the aftermath of Ender Wiggin's victory over the Formics. The unity forced upon the warring nations by …

Children of the Mind

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card<p>The planet Lusitania is home to three sentient species: the Pequeninos; a large colony of humans; and the Hive Queen, brought there by Ender. But once against the human race has grown fearful; the Starways Congress has gathered a fleet to destroy Lusitania.<p>Jane, the evolved …

Halo: Mortal Dictata

• <b>Author:</b> Karen Traviss<p>Wars end. But hatred, guilt, and devotion can endure beyond the grave.<p>With the Covenant War over, the Office of Naval Intelligence faces old grievances rising again to threaten Earth. The angry, bitter colonies, still with scores to settle from the insurrection put on hold for …

Ender's Game

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card<p><b>Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards</b><p>In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his …

Earth Afire

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card & Aaron Johnston<p>One hundred years before <i>Ender's Game</i>, the aliens arrived on Earth with fire and death. This is the story of the First Formic War.<p>Victor Delgado beat the alien ship to Earth, but just barely. Not soon enough to convince skeptical governments that there was a …

The Hobbit (Enhanced Edition)

• <b>Author:</b> J. R. R. Tolkien<p>This deluxe edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prelude to his Lord of the Rings trilogy contains a short introduction by Christopher Tolkien, a reset text incorporating the most up-to-date corrections, and all of Tolkien’s own drawings and full-color illustrations, …

Ex-Heroes

• <b>Author:</b> Peter Clines<p><b>The first novel in Peter Clines' bestselling Ex series.</b><br>Stealth. Gorgon. Regenerator. Cerberus. Zzzap. The Mighty Dragon. They were heroes, using their superhuman abilities to make Los Angeles a better place. <br>Then the plague of living death spread around the globe. Billions died, …

HALO: The Thursday War

• <b>Author:</b> Karen Traviss<p>Welcome to humanity's new war: silent, high stakes, and unseen. This is a life-or-death mission for ONI's black-ops team, Kilo-Five, which is tasked with preventing the ruthless Elites, once the military leaders of the Covenant, from regrouping and threatening humankind again. …

Dune

• <b>Author:</b> Frank Herbert<p><b>Frank Herbert’s classic masterpiece—a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.</b><p>Set on the desert planet Arrakis, <i>Dune</i> is the story of the boy Paul …

Old Man's War

• <b>Author:</b> John Scalzi<p>John Perry did two things on his 75th birthday. First he visited his wife's grave. Then he joined the army.<p>The good news is that humanity finally made it into interstellar space. The bad news is that planets fit to live on are scarce-and aliens willing to fight for them are …

I, Robot

• <b>Author:</b> Isaac Asimov<p>The three laws of Robotics:<br>1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm<br>2) A robot must obey orders givein to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.<br>3) A robot must protect its own …

Foundation

• <b>Author:</b> Isaac Asimov<p>One of the great masterworks of science fiction, the Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building. The story of our future begins with the history of Foundation and its greatest …

The Lord of the Rings

• <b>Author:</b> J. R. R. Tolkien<p>One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them<p>In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule …

Ender's Shadow

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card<p>Orson Scott Card brings us back to the very beginning of his brilliant Ender Quartet, with the novel that begins The Shadow Series and allows us to reenter Ender's world anew.<p>With all the power of his original creation, <i>Ender's Shadow</i> is Card's parallel volume to <i>Ender's Game</i>, …

Hyperion

• <b>Author:</b> Dan Simmons<p><b>A stunning tour de force filled with transcendent awe and wonder, Hyperion is a masterwork of science fiction that resonates with excitement and invention, the first volume in a remarkable science fiction epic by the multiple-award-winning author of The Hollow Man.</b><p>On the world …

The Lost Gate

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card<p>Danny North knew from early childhood that his family was different, and that he was different from them. While his cousins were learning how to create the things that commoners called fairies, ghosts, golems, trolls, werewolves, and other such miracles that were the …