Crossed (Matched)

By Ally Condie

The hugely expected moment publication within the New York Times bestselling Matched trilogy!

Chasing down an doubtful destiny, Cassia makes her option to the Outer Provinces in pursuit of Ky--taken via Society to his convinced death--only to discover that he has escaped into the majestic, yet treacherous, canyons.  in this wild frontier are glimmers of a special existence . . . and the spell binding promise of uprising. yet whilst Cassia sacrifices every little thing to reunite with Ky, creative surprises from Xander may perhaps switch the game.  at the fringe of Society, not anything is as anticipated, and crosses and double crosses make Cassia's direction extra twisted than ever.

search for the epic sequence finale, REACHED!

Show description

Recursion (Recursion, Book 1)

By Tony Ballantyne

It's the twenty-third century. Herb, a tender entrepreneur, returns to the remoted planet on which he has illegally been attempting to construct a city–and unearths it destroyed via a swarming nightmare of self-replicating equipment. Worse, the all-seeing setting company has been looking at him the complete time. His punishment? a virtually hopeless conflict within the farthest reaches of the universe opposed to enemy machines two times as quick, and two times as lethal, as his own–in the corporate of a disarmingly convinced AI who is probably not precisely what he claims…

Little does Herb comprehend that this struggle of machines used to be set in movement approximately 200 years ago–by mankind itself. For it used to be then not-quite-chance come upon introduced a stressed younger woman and a virtually all-powerful AI jointly in a single fateful second which could have replaced the process humanity without end.

Show description

No Safety in Numbers

By Dayna Lorentz

A suspenseful survival tale and modern day Lord of the Flies set in a mall that appears similar to yours.

A organic bomb has simply been stumbled on within the air ducts of a hectic suburban mall. before everything not anyone is familiar with if it truly is even lifestyles threatening, yet then the total complicated is quarantined, humans commence getting in poor health, offers commence operating low, and there is no approach out. one of the hundreds of thousands of trapped consumers are 4 teens.

These 4 various narrators, each one with their very own tales, needs to cope in distinctive, magnificent manners, altering in methods they would not have estimated, looking for solace, defense, and break out at a time whilst the adults are behaving badly. This is a gripping examine humans and the way they can—and must—change less than the main dire of circumstances.

And no longer consistently for the better.

"Think of the heart-racing chase of The starvation Games, but an immense mall is your arena."—Seventeen.com

"[An] engrossing . . . thriller."—Kirkus Reviews

"This stressful trilogy opener . . . build[s] a feeling of claustrophobia and desperation."—Publishers Weekly

Show description

The Giver (Giver Quartet)

By Lois Lowry

The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has develop into essentially the most influential novels of our time. The haunting tale facilities on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a possible perfect, if colorless, global of conformity and contentment. now not until eventually he's given his existence task because the Receiver of reminiscence does he start to comprehend the darkish, advanced secrets and techniques at the back of his fragile group. Lois Lowry has written 3 spouse novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.

Show description

Brother In The Land (Puffin Teenage Fiction)

By Robert Swindells

An 'After-the-Bomb' tale instructed by means of teenage Danny, one of many survivors - one of many unfortunate ones. Set in Shipley, a standard city within the north of britain, this can be a robust portrayal of a global that has damaged down. Danny not just has to manage in an international of lawlessness and gang battle, yet he has to guard and take care of his little brother, Ben, and a woman known as Kim. Is there any desire left for a brand new international?

Show description

Gefährliche Liebe (Die Tribute von Panem 2)

Große Gefühle, Leben und Tod! Während Katniss und Peeta noch in ganz Panem als tragisches Liebespaar gefeiert werden, droht den beiden bereits neue Gefahr. Denn Katniss ist mittlerweile zu einem image des Widerstands geworden, der sich in einzelnen Distrikten erhebt - und das kann das Kapitol nicht dulden. Verzweifelt versucht Katniss, ihre Familie und vor allem Gale vor der Gewalt der Regierung zu schützen. Doch da sind auch noch ihre verwirrenden Gefühle für Peeta. Da geschieht das Unfassbare: Katniss und Peeta müssen zurück in die enviornment. Und diesmal wird es nur einen Überlebenden geben...

Die großartige Fortsetzung des Weltbestsellers - erstmals ungekürzt gelesen von Maria Koschny, der deutschen Stimme der Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) in der Verfilmung der "Tribute von Panem". Möge das Glück stets mit euch sein!

Show description

Fahrenheit 451: A Novel

By Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury’s the world over acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future.

Guy Montag is a fireman. In his international, the place tv principles and literature is close to extinction, firemen commence fires instead of placed them out. His activity is to smash the main unlawful of commodities, the broadcast ebook, besides the homes during which they're hidden.

Montag by no means questions the destruction and spoil his activities produce, returning every day to his bland lifestyles and spouse, Mildred, who spends all day together with her tv “family.” yet then he meets an eccentric younger neighbor, Clarisse, who introduces him to a earlier the place humans didn’t stay in worry and to a gift the place one sees the area during the rules in books rather than the senseless chatter of television.

When Mildred makes an attempt suicide and Clarisse unexpectedly disappears, Montag starts off to query every little thing he has ever recognized. He begins hiding books in his domestic, and whilst his pilfering is found, the fireman has to run for his lifestyles.

Show description

The Road

By Cormac McCarthy

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER
National publication Critics Circle Award Finalist

A New York Times amazing Book
One of the simplest Books of the Year
The Boston Globe, The Christian technological know-how visual display unit, The Denver put up, The Kansas urban big name, l. a. instances, long island, humans, Rocky Mountain information, Time, The Village Voice, The Washington Post

The searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to turn into Cormac McCarthy's masterpiece.

A father and his son stroll by myself via burned the USA. not anything strikes within the ravaged panorama shop the ash at the wind. it's chilly adequate to crack stones, and while the snow falls it's grey. The sky is darkish. Their vacation spot is the coast, even supposing they do not know what, if whatever, awaits them there. they've got not anything; only a pistol to guard themselves opposed to the lawless bands that stalk the line, the garments they're donning, a cart of scavenged food—and every one other.

The highway is the profoundly relocating tale of a trip. It boldly imagines a destiny during which no desire is still, yet during which the daddy and his son, "each the other's international entire," are sustained via love. remarkable within the totality of its imaginative and prescient, it truly is an unflinching meditation at the worst and the simplest that we're able to: final destructiveness, determined tenacity, and the tenderness that retains humans alive within the face of overall devastation.

Show description

The Biomass Revolution (The Tisaian Chronicles) (Volume 1)

By Nicholas Sansbury Smith

What could you do in case you lived in a global the place your each circulation used to be scrutinized via your individual own man made intelligence--a global the place every little thing is regulated, from energy utilization to relationships--a international the place every thing you notion you knew grew to become out to be a lie? 

Welcome to Tisaia - The final hub of contemporary civilization in a global left scorched through the nuclear fires of the Biomass Wars. Surrounded by way of a castle of metal partitions and guarded by means of a fierce and constant Council of Royal Knights, Tisaia turns out particularly secure to the common nation employee and citizen. A considerable provide of Biomass powers the towns and foodstuff is plentiful, yet safeguard has come at a poor rate. The kingdom will do whatever to guard its assets, no matter if it ability suppressing the rights of its electorate and deporting immigrants into the desolate tract - a digital demise sentence.
Spurious Timur is among the kingdom staff assisting maintain the wheels of prosperity handing over Tisaia. As he begins to discover Tisaia and query his personal worthy, he realizes there's extra to his subsistence than he notion. while he meets and falls for co-worker Lana Padilla, he starts off to appreciate he may possibly carry the main to restoring Tisaia to a simply and unfastened nation. notwithstanding, restoring Tisaia will come at a price; either to Spurious and people he cares approximately, simply because in Tisaia not anything is ever what it sort of feels. And as extra of his previous starts to floor, he's confronted with the last word decision--on which facet of the revolution should still he struggle?

Show description

Black Moon: A Novel

By Kenneth Calhoun

For lovers of The Age of Miracles and The puppy Stars, Black Moon is a hallucinatory and beautiful debut that Charles Yu calls “Gripping and expertly constructed.”

Insomnia has claimed every person Biggs knows.  Even his cherished spouse, Carolyn, has succumbed to the telltale red-rimmed eyes, slurred speech and cloudy brain sooner than disappearing into the quick collapsing world.  but Biggs can nonetheless sleep, and dream, so he units out to discover her.

He ventures out right into a international ransacked by means of mass confusion and desperation, the place he meets others suffering opposed to the tide of sleeplessness.  Chase and his blood brother Jordan are devising a scheme to reside off their drug-store lootings; Lila is a highschool pupil wandering the streets in an owl masks, not secure together with her insomniac mom and dad; Felicia abandons the sanctuary of a nap examine middle to attempt to guard her relations and maybe reunite with Chase, an ex-boyfriend.  throughout, sleep has turn into an infinitely helpful commodity. cash can’t purchase it, no drug can contact it, and there are those that might kill to have it. notwithstanding, Biggs persists in his quest for Carolyn, discovering a get to the bottom of and internal energy that he by no means knew he had.

Kenneth Calhoun has written a brilliantly learned and totally riveting depiction of a global gripped by way of insanity, person who is bright, unusual, and profoundly moving.

From the Hardcover edition.

Show description