Capacity (Recursion, Book 2)

By Tony Ballantyne

Welcome to the yr 2252—and congratulations! You’re now a character build. we all know that may be a frightening degree of non-public improvement, particularly if you happen to don’t take into accout making this life-changing selection. yet we’re the following to help….

Helen is waking to a dismal new reality—one that she’s yes she didn’t pick out. during this borrowed lifestyles, she unearths an unforeseen consultant in Judy, a geisha-faced virgin who’s on a venture of her personal. jointly, the 2 of them start a deadly run via dozens of imagined worlds in an try and seize a psychopath haunting the shadowed components of digital space—a killer who brutally murdered an previous model of Helen and who plans to kill back. in the meantime, Justinian is investigating a weird rash of AI suicides on far away planets—and unearths that not just is there extra to those “deaths” than he proposal, yet that they are associated with his spouse Anya’s mysterious coma.

In a destiny the place AIs have taken over human existence and the surroundings organisation runs every thing for our personal strong, the truth that we will survive after actual loss of life as sentient electronic beings must have been an outstanding factor. as an alternative, as Helen and Justinian are approximately to find, it simply capacity there are extra how one can die.

From the Paperback edition.

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The Eternity Cure (Blood of Eden)

By Julie Kagawa

In Allison Sekemoto's international, there's one rule left: Blood calls to blood 

She has performed the unthinkable: died in order that she may possibly proceed to dwell. solid out of Eden and separated from the boy she dared to like, Allie will persist with the decision of blood to save lots of her author, Kanin, from the psychotic vampire Sarren. but if the path results in Allie's birthplace in New Covington, what Allie unearths there'll switch the area forever—and almost certainly finish human and vampire existence. 

There's a brand new plague at the upward push, a pressure of the crimson Lung virus that burnt up so much of humanity generations ago—and this pressure is lethal to people and vampires alike. the one wish for a medication lies within the secrets and techniques Kanin contains, if Allie can get to him in time.  

Allison notion that immortality used to be ceaselessly. yet now, with eternity itself striking within the stability, the strains among human and monster will blur even extra, and Allie needs to face an alternative choice she may possibly by no means have imagined having to make.

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Red Rising

By Pierce Brown

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE yr by means of ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, BUZZFEED, AND SHELF AWARENESS

“Ender, Katniss, and now Darrow.”—Scott Sigler
 
Pierce Brown’s relentlessly wonderful debut channels the thrill of The starvation Games via Suzanne Collins and Ender’s video game by Orson Scott Card.

“I dwell for the dream that my youngsters can be born free,” she says. “That they are going to be what they prefer. that they're going to personal the land their father gave them.”
 
“I reside for you,” I say sadly.
 
Eo kisses my cheek. “Then you need to reside for more.”

 
Darrow is a pink, a member of the bottom caste within the color-coded society of the longer term. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his everyone is making the skin of Mars livable for destiny generations. but he spends his existence willingly, realizing that his blood and sweat will someday bring about a greater global for his children.
 
yet Darrow and his style were betrayed. quickly he discovers that humanity reached the outside generations in the past. great towns and luxurious wilds unfold around the planet. Darrow—and Reds like him—are not anything greater than slaves to a decadent ruling class.
 
encouraged through a eager for justice, and pushed by means of the reminiscence of misplaced love, Darrow sacrifices every little thing to infiltrate the mythical Institute, a proving flooring for the dominant Gold caste, the place the following new release of humanity’s overlords fight for power.  he'll be pressured to compete for his existence and the very way forward for civilization opposed to the simplest and so much brutal of Society’s ruling type. There, he'll cease at not anything to convey down his enemies . . . no matter if it potential he has to develop into one in all them to do so.

Praise for Red Rising
 
“[A] stunning experience . . . one heart-pounding trip . . . Pierce Brown’s dizzyingly reliable debut novel inspires The starvation video games, Lord of the Flies, and Ender’s Game. . . . [Red Rising] has every thing it must turn into meteoric.”Entertainment Weekly

“[A] top-notch debut novel . . . Red Rising ascends above a crowded dystopian field.”USA Today
 
Red Rising is a worldly imaginative and prescient. . . . Brown will discover a committed audience.”Richmond Times-Dispatch

“A tale of vengeance, battle and the search for energy . . . similar to The starvation video games and video game of Thrones.”—Kirkus Reviews
 
“Fast-paced, gripping, well-written—the type of publication you can't positioned down. i'm already in search of the following one.”—Terry Brooks, New York Times bestselling writer of The Sword of Shannara
 
“Pierce Brown has performed an spectacular task at supplying a strong piece of literature that might certainly make a mark within the minds of readers.”The Huffington Post
 
“Compulsively readable and particularly interesting . . . a needs to for either fanatics of vintage sci-fi and fervent fans of latest institution dystopian epics.Examiner.com
 
“[A] nice debut . . . the writer gathers a variety of parts jointly in a lot an analogous manner George R. R. Martin does.”Tor.com
 
“Pierce Brown’s empire-crushing debut is a sprawling vision.”—Scott Sigler, New York Times bestselling writer of Pandemic

From the Hardcover edition.

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Mysterium

By Robert Charles Wilson

Mysterium (titre unique : Mysterium) est un roman de science-fiction de l'écrivain canadien Robert Charles Wilson publié au États-Unis en 19941 puis en France en 19952.

Résumé
Un artéfact fait d'un matériau inconnu est découvert en Turquie par une équipe d'archéologues américains. Un laboratoire de recherches en body est construit par le gouvernement américain à Rivers, dans le nord du Michigan, afin de l'étudier. Alan Stern, prix Nobel de body, est recruté par chapeauter les recherches. Une expérience tourne mal et l. a. localité de Rivers est transportée dans un univers parallèle, sur une Terre où l'histoire a divergé dès l'époque grecque old ; los angeles civilisation américaine y est moins avancée au niveau procedure et l. a. faith est beaucoup plus présente à tous les niveaux de l. a. société. Les habitants de Rivers, initialement complètement perdus, tentent tant bien que mal de survivre dans cet environnement adverse.

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The Long Walk

By Stephen King

At the first day of might, a hundred teenage boys meet for a race referred to as "The lengthy Walk." for those who holiday the principles, you get 3 warnings. in the event you exceed your restrict, what occurs is admittedly terrifying...

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1984 (Signet Classics)

By George Orwell

View our function on George Orwell’s 1984.Written in 1948, 1984 was once George Orwell’s chilling prophecy concerning the destiny. And whereas 1984 has come and long gone, Orwell’s narrative is timelier than ever. 1984 provides a startling and haunting imaginative and prescient of the area, so robust that it truly is thoroughly convincing from begin to end. nobody can deny the facility of this novel, its carry at the imaginations of a number of generations of readers, or the resiliency of its admonitions—a legacy that turns out basically to develop with the passage of time.

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The Eleventh Plague

By Jeff Hirsch

Jeff Hirsch's beautiful debut is now in paperback!

In the aftermath of a battle, America’s panorama has been ravaged and two-thirds of the inhabitants left useless from a vicious pressure of influenza. Fifteen-year-old Stephen Quinn and his family members have been one of the few that survived and have become salvagers, roaming the rustic looking for fabric to exchange. but if Stephen’s grandfather dies and his father falls right into a coma after an twist of fate, Stephen unearths his technique to Settler’s touchdown, a group that turns out too stable to be real. Then Stephen meets powerful, defiant, mischievous Jenny, who refuses to just accept issues as they're. And once they play a prank that is going horribly fallacious, chaos erupts, and so they locate themselves in the middle of a conflict that may switch Settler’s Landing--and their lives--forever.

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Arena One: Slaverunners (Survival Trilogy, Book 1)

By Morgan Rice

Long island. 2120. American has been decimated, burnt up from the second one Civil conflict. during this post-apocalyptic global, survivors are some distance and few among. And so much of these who do live on are contributors of the violent gangs, predators who reside within the gigantic towns. They patrol the nation-state searching for slaves, for clean sufferers to deliver again into the town for his or her favourite loss of life activity: area One. The dying stadium the place rivals are made to struggle to the loss of life, within the such a lot barbaric of the way. there's just one rule to the world: not anyone survives. Ever.

Deep within the wasteland, excessive up within the Catskill Mountains, 17 yr previous Brooke Moore manages to outlive, hiding out along with her more youthful sister, Bree. they're cautious to prevent the gangs of slaverunners who patrol the geographical region. yet someday, Brooke isn't really as cautious as she will be able to be, and Bree is captured. The slaverunners take her away, heading to town, and to what is going to be a definite death.

Brooke, a Marine’s daughter, used to be raised to be difficult, to by no means back off from a struggle. while her sister is taken, Brooke mobilizes, makes use of every thing at her disposal to chase down the slaverunners and get her sister again. alongside the way in which she runs into Ben, 17, one other survivor like her, whose brother was once taken. jointly, they group up on their rescue mission.

What follows is a post-apocalyptic, action-packed mystery, because the of them pursue the slaverunners at the most deadly journey in their lives, following them deep into the center of latest York. alongside the way in which, in the event that they are to outlive, they'll need to make a number of the toughest offerings and sacrifices in their lives, encountering hindrances neither of them had expected—including their unforeseen emotions for every different. Will they rescue their siblings? Will they make it again? and may they, themselves, need to struggle within the arena?

ARENA ONE is ebook number 1 within the Survival Trilogy, and is 85,000 phrases.

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33, rue des grottes: La survie dans un monde rendu à sa sauvagerie (French Edition)

Genève, entre grands rêves et petites fêlures, l. a. survie deviendra l'objectif numéro un.

Genève, un immeuble tranquille. De los angeles cave à l’attique, des univers se côtoient, dans ce quartier des Grottes où les êtres se mélangent, semble-t-il mieux qu’ailleurs, et où rien de grave ne saurait arriver. Et puis cela arrive. Un message en majuscules qui défile sur l’écran plat. Et l. a. charmante chronique devient le manuel de l’impossible survie. journey à journey narrateurs, protagonistes, bourreaux ou victimes, Caroline, Bekim, Mei et les autres seront poussés au bout d’eux-mêmes, avec une troublante maestria.

Un microcosme de figures humaines réaliste et saisissant

EXTRAIT

J’allume l’ordinateur, clique sur le navigateur qui me relie au reste du monde. Rien. los angeles connexion net n’est pas disponible. Je me tourne alors vers los angeles télévision, il me faut cinq bonnes mins pour retrouver l. a. télécommande, pourtant sagement à sa position dans le tiroir de l. a. desk basse. Sur un fond noir, un message défile. Je zappe frénétiquement, mais les mots glissent, toujours identiques, sur l’écran :

LES AUTORITÉS VOUS DEMANDENT DE RESTER CHEZ VOUS, PLUS D’INFORMATIONS DANS l. a. JOURNÉE LES AUTORITÉS VOUS DEMANDENT DE RESTER CHEZ VOUS, PLUS D’INFORMATIONS DANS l. a. JOURNÉE LES AUTORITÉS VOUS DEMANDENT DE RESTER CHEZ VOUS, PLUS…

Je tombe comme une masse dans le canapé, mes pensées se bousculent, incohérentes. Il n’est que six heures du matin, mais je suis complètement épuisée, comme vidée par une journée beaucoup trop pleine. J’entends alors Stéphane, il semble se plaindre – ce qu’il ne fait jamais –, il m’appelle. Quelque selected de froid creuse un trou dans mon corps.
Le drap est trempé de sueur, j’y passe l. a. major sans comprendre remark j’ai pu passer l. a. nuit dans ce lit sans rien remarquer. Stéphane est brûlant, ses yeux brillent dans los angeles pénombre de los angeles chambre et ses longs cheveux sont collés à son crâne. Il tremble. Mais il me sourit, me demande un peu d’aspirine. Je lui en promets avant de me précipiter sur mon téléphone. J’appelle le one hundred forty four. Il n’y a pas de tonalité, pas de répondeur, rien. Je fouille los angeles veste de Stéphane, cherche son vieux moveable tout rafistolé, compose encore le one hundred forty four. Rien. J’appelle mon père, il vit très loin, au Canada, mais c’est le seul numéro dont je parviens à me keepsake. Mais je n’entends rien. J’essaie alors tous les numéros que je trouve dans los angeles liste des contacts de Stéphane – pas plus d’une dizaine –, mais ça ne sonne jamais et je reste impuissante avec un stupide morceau de plastique contre mon oreille glacée.

CE QU'EN PENSE los angeles CRITIQUE

« Se pose los angeles query de l. a. survie, dans un monde rendu à sa sauvagerie, chacun oscillant sur le fil entre égoïsme, méfiance et nécessaire soutien mutuel. Lolvé Tillmanns va au bout de son exploration d’une société soudain livrée à elle-même, redevenue jungle, et pointe l. a. fragilité des règles civilisées qui régissent les rapports humains : c’est avec une rapidité confondante que l’homme, confronté à l. a. peur, devient sans complexes un loup pour l’homme. » (Anne Pitteloud, Le Courrier).

A PROPOS DE L’AUTEUR

Née en 1982, à Morges, Lolvé Tillmanns a décidé un beau jour de quitter le advertising pour l. a. littérature. Nul doute qu’elle a fait là un choix judicieux.

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