. Dazzling and complex. Fearlessly funny storytelling. The washington Post “Instantly engaging. A timeless, and others, story about the journeys we take, lovers, populated by friends, family, that show us who we might be, if mind-bending, could be—and maybe never should be—that eventually leads us to who we are.
All Our Wrong Todays: A Novel #ad - Usa todayelan mastai's acclaimed debut novel is a story of friendship and family, of unexpected journeys and alternate paths, and of love in its multitude of forms. It's 2016, no poverty, and in tom barren's world, technology has solved all of humanity's problems—there's no war, no under-ripe avocadoes.
Unfortunately, Tom isn't happy. Go back to his perfect but loveless life.
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry AugustRedhook #ad - As harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl appears at his bedside. More by claire north:the gameshouse84kthe end of the DayThe Sudden Appearance of HopeTouchThe First Fifteen Lives of Harry August Red Hook. Nothing ever changes. Until now. I need to send a message. This is the story of what harry does next, and what he did before, and how he tries to save a past he cannot change and a future he cannot allow.
Again. No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. I nearly missed you, Doctor August, " she says. Wildly original, funny and moving, the first Fifteen Lives of Harry August is an extraordinary story of a life lived again and again from World Fantasy Award-winning author Claire North.
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Reincarnation Blues: A NovelDel Rey #ad - Achieve Wisdom. And then a page later, it made me sob. But all milo really wants is to fall forever into the arms of Death. Or suzie, as he calls her. Ten thousand lives to “get it right. Answer all the Big Questions. And then. Surprisingly light and uplifting. Reminiscent of tom robbins and Christopher Moore, Poore finds humor in the dark absurdities of life.
Reincarnation Blues: A Novel #ad - Chicago review of Books “Charming. More than just milo’s lover throughout his countless layovers in the Afterlife, Suzie is literally his reason for living—as he dives into one new existence after another, praying for the day he’ll never have to leave her side again. But reincarnation blues is more than a great love story: Every journey from cradle to grave offers Milo more pieces of the great cosmic puzzle—if only he can piece them together in time to finally understand what it means to be part of something bigger than infinity.
It reads like a writer having fun. New york journal of Books Red Hook. We get another try? Ten thousand tries, to be exact.
The Impossible Fortress: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - A sweet and surprising story about young love” A. V. Red Hook. Then playboy magazine publishes photos of their idol, Wheel of Fortune hostess Vanna White, Billy meets expert computer programmer Mary Zelinsky, and everything changes. Or T. J. Fourteen-year-old billy marvin of Wetbridge, is a nerd, New Jersey, but a decidedly happy nerd.
A love letter to the 1980s and to nerds everywhere—The Impossible Fortress will make you remember what it feels like to love someone—or something—for the first time. Billy marvin’s first love was his computer. Afternoons are spent with his buddies, watching copious amounts of television, gorging on Pop-Tarts, debating who would win in a brawl Rocky Balboa or Freddy Krueger? Bruce Springsteen or Billy Joel? Magnum P.
The Impossible Fortress: A Novel #ad - I. Heralded as one of the most anticipated novels of 2017 by Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, and InStyle. Com, the impossible fortress is a surefire “unexpected retro delight” Booklist, starred review. Club, endearing, full embrace of the late eighties” usa today, The Impossible Fortress will make you laugh, make you cry, and a “quirky, and make you remember in exquisite detail what it feels like to love for the very first time.
Do you remember your first love? It’s May 1987. Hooker?, and programming video games on his Commodore 64 late into the night. Then he met Mary Zelinsky.
Isaac Asimov: The Complete Stories, Vol. 1Broadway Books #ad - Red Hook. Broadway Books. The first book of the definitive three-volume collection of short stories by the prolific Isaac Asimov, whose tales have delighted countless fans for over half a century--a must for every science fiction bookshelf.
The Oracle Year: A NovelHarper Perennial #ad - Legions of cyber spies are unleashed to hack the Site—as it's come to be called—and the best manhunters money can buy are deployed not only to unmask the Oracle but to take him out of the game entirely. Red Hook. Broadway Books. With only a handful of people he can trust—including a beautiful journalist—it's all Will can do to simply survive, elude exposure, and protect those he loves long enough to use his knowledge to save the world.
From bestselling comic-book franchise writer charles soule comes a clever and witty first novel of a twentysomething New Yorker who wakes up one morning with the power to predict the future—perfect for fans of Joe Hill and Brad Meltzer, or books like This Book Is Full of Spiders and Welcome to Night Vale.
Knowledge is power. So when an unassuming manhattan bassist named Will Dando awakens from a dream one morning with 108 predictions about the future in his head, he rapidly finds himself the most powerful man in the world. In no time, global corporations are offering him millions for exclusive access, eager to profit from his prophecies.
The Oracle Year: A Novel #ad - He's also making a lot of high-powered enemies, from the President of the United States and a nationally prominent televangelist to a warlord with a nuclear missile and an assassin grandmother. Delivering fast-paced adventure on a global scale as well as sharp-witted satire on our concepts of power and faith, Marvel writer Charles Soule's audacious debut novel takes readers on a rollicking ride where it's impossible to predict what will happen next.
Protecting his anonymity by calling himself the Oracle, he sets up a heavily guarded Web site with the help of his friend Hamza to selectively announce his revelations.
Borne: A NovelMCD #ad - What borne will lay bare to Rachel as he changes is how precarious her existence has been, and how dependent on subterfuge and secrets. Rachel ekes out an existence in the shelter of a run-down sanctuary she shares with her partner, Wick, who deals his own homegrown psychoactive biotech. One day, rachel finds Borne during a scavenging mission and takes him home.
Broadway Books. For the company, may not be truly dead, it seems, and new enemies are creeping in. There is an attachment she resents: in this world any weakness can kill you. For borne makes Rachel see beauty in the desolation around her. Named one of the best books of 2017 by the los angeles times, chicago review of books, financial Times, Book Riot, PopSugar, National Post Canada, The Boston Globe, Thrillist, San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post, Kirkus and Publishers Weekly“Am I a person?” Borne asked me.
Borne: A Novel #ad - Yes, you are a person, ” I told him. In the aftermath, nothing may ever be the same. Borne, learning about the world, learning to speak, is fun to be with, and in a world so broken that innocence is a precious thing. Yet, against her instincts―and definitely against Wick’s wishes―Rachel keeps Borne.
. She begins to feel a protectiveness she can ill afford.
Dark Matter: A NovelBroadway Books #ad - His son was never born. His wife is not his wife. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits. Something impossible. Is it this world or the other that’s the dream? and even if the home he remembers is real, how can Jason possibly make it back to the family he loves? The answers lie in a journey more wondrous and horrifying than anything he could’ve imagined—one that will force him to confront the darkest parts of himself even as he battles a terrifying, seemingly unbeatable foe.
Dark matter is a brilliantly plotted tale that is at once sweeping and intimate, paths not taken, mind-bendingly strange and profoundly human—a relentlessly surprising science-fiction thriller about choices, and how far we’ll go to claim the lives we dream of. And jason is not an ordinary college physics professor, but a celebrated genius who has achieved something remarkable.
Dark Matter: A Novel #ad - Broadway Books. A mindbending, relentlessly surprising thriller from the author of the bestselling Wayward Pines trilogy. Are you happy with your life?” Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Red Hook. Before a man jason’s never met smiles down at him and says, “Welcome back, my friend.
In this world he’s woken up to, Jason’s life is not the one he knows.
ReplayWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Teens. And lived again and died again - in a continuous twenty-five-year cycle - each time starting from scratch at the age of eighteen to reclaim lost loves, remedy past mistakes, or make a fortune in the stock market. Jeff winston, forty-three, didn't know he was a replayer until he died and woke up twenty-five years younger in his college dorm room; he lived another life.
Fantasy. Broadway Books. Science Fiction. And died again. A novel of gripping adventure, and fascinating speculation on the nature of time, romance, Replay asks the question: "What if you could live your life over again? " Red Hook.
Here and Now and Then: A NovelMIRA #ad - It’ll take one final trip across time to save Miranda—even if it means breaking all the rules of time travel in the process. A uniquely emotional genre-bending debut, here and now and then captures the perfect balance of heart, playfulness, and imagination, offering an intimate glimpse into the crevices of a father’s heart and its capacity to stretch across both space and time to protect the people that mean the most.
But when his best efforts threaten to destroy the agency and even history itself, his daughter’s very existence is at risk. Red Hook. To save his daughter, trying to keep the spark in his marriage, he’ll go anywhere—and any-when…Kin Stewart is an everyday family man: working in IT, struggling to connect with his teenage daughter, Miranda.
Here and Now and Then: A Novel #ad - Teens. Until one afternoon, his “rescue” team arrives—eighteen years too late. Their mission: return kin to 2142, where he’s only been gone weeks, not years, and where another family is waiting for him. Broadway Books. A family he can’t remember. Torn between two lives, Kin is desperate for a way to stay connected to both.
The Punch EscrowGeek & Sundry #ad - Science Fiction. Red Hook. Fantasy. Teens. And teleportation has become the ideal mode of transportation, offered exclusively by International Transport―the world’s most powerful corporation, in a world controlled by corporations. Joel byram spends his days training artificial-intelligence engines to act more human and trying to salvage his deteriorating marriage.
Advancements in nanotechnology have enabled us to control aging. We’ve genetically engineered mosquitoes to feast on carbon fumes instead of blood, ending air pollution. He’s pretty much an everyday twenty-second century guy with everyday problems―until he’s accidentally duplicated while teleporting.
The Punch Escrow #ad - Now joel must outsmart the shadowy organization that controls teleportation, outrun the religious sect out to destroy it, and find a way to get back to the woman he loves in a world that now has two of him. Dubbed the “next ready player one, ” by former Warner Brothers President Greg Silverman, and now in film development at Lionsgate.
Featuring themes similar to blake crouch’s dark Matter, the dense sci-fi feel of a Michael Crichton thriller and clever Douglas Adams-like charm, the book posits an intriguing future that is both inviting and horrific. Brian truitt, usa todayIt's the year 2147. Broadway Books.