The Beast of Cretacea

By Todd Strasser

Master storyteller Todd Strasser reimagines the vintage story of Moby Dick as set within the future—and takes readers on an epic sci-fi adventure.

When seventeen-year-old Ishmael wakes up from stasis aboard the Pequod, he is surprised by means of how diversified this planet is from the soiled, demise, Shroud-covered Earth he left at the back of. yet Ishmael isn’t on Cretacea to surprise on the clean air, sunshine, and unending blue ocean. He’s right here to paintings, risking his lifestyles to seek down nice ocean-dwelling beasts to reap and ship again to the resource-depleted Earth. although effortless prey abounds, many times the chase boat crews are ordered to disregard it which will pursue the elusive nice Terrafin. It’s rumored that the ship’s captain, Ahab, misplaced his leg to the beast years in the past, and that he’s now ate up through revenge. yet there is extra to Captain Ahab’s obsession. darkish secrets and techniques and unsafe exploits swirl round the pursuit of the beast, and Ishmael needs to do his most sensible to survive—if he can.

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The Assassination Game (Starfleet Academy (Paperback))

By Alan Gratz

When a terrorist assault rocks Starfleet Academy, it’s transparent a person has a truly serious—and very deadly—secret agenda.

The ideas are uncomplicated: Draw a objective. song him down and “kill” him with a spork. Take your victim’s goal in your personal. Oh, and ensure the participant with your identify doesn’t get to you first. No secure zones. No time-outs. the sport ends while just one participant remains.
     James T. Kirk is taking part in for enjoyable. Leonard “Bones” McCoy is taking part in to catch up with to a woman. but if a chain of terrorist assaults rock the often placid Starfleet Academy campus, it turns into transparent that someone is enjoying the sport for actual. Is it one of many traveling Varkolak, on the earth to wait an intergalactic clinical convention? Or might it's a member of a super-secret society on the Academy devoted to caring for threats to the Federation, it doesn't matter what principles they need to holiday to do it? discover in The Assassination Game, the fourth installment in Spotlight’s interesting sequence for teens.

 

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Dawnbreaker: Legends of the Duskwalker, Book Three

By Jay Posey

Wren resides in Greenstone less than the transitority care of Charles and Mol, and the security of Chapel. not able to figure out the destiny of his mom and people he left at the back of in Morningside, Wren believes there's not anything left to do yet look ahead to Asher’s ultimate blow … until eventually a guy named Haiku walks into the Samurai McGann, trying to find Three.

After studying of Three’s destiny, Asher’s ascension, and Wren’s present, Haiku deals his support, and jointly they got down to locate the remnants of condominium 8 and persuade them to help.

As Cass and the few who survived the autumn of Morningside face overwhelming odds to flee Asher and the Weir, they comprehend it is impossible…until their bold and doubtless suicidal plan to strike seems to have remarkable effects and unforeseen discoveries.

File Under: Science Fiction [ 3rd of 3 / Nil Desperandum / opposed to the Weir / Charles the 1st ]

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In Time (The Darkest Minds, Book 1.5)

By Alexandra Bracken

Don't pass over this intriguing brief tale that connects THE DARKEST MINDS to its much-anticipated sequel, by no means FADE!

Gabe's existence has been devastated within the wake of the industrial crash. your best option left for somebody like him to flee his tragic earlier is to depart his small city in the back of and to aim to turn into a skiptracer. This already nearly most unlikely job is made the entire more challenging via his first rating, a tender lady who won't communicate, yet who adjustments his lifestyles in methods he may by no means imagine.

Ages: 12+

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Ashfall (Ashfall Trilogy)

By Mike Mullin

Under the effervescent sizzling springs and geysers of Yellowstone nationwide Park is a supervolcano. most folks do not know it is there. The caldera is so huge that it will probably merely be visible from a aircraft or satellite tv for pc. It simply might be late for an eruption, which might swap the panorama and weather of our planet.

For Alex, being left by myself for the weekend potential having the liberty to play desktop video games and hang around together with his associates with out difficulty from his mom. Then the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts, plunging his fatherland right into a nightmare of darkness, ash, and violence. Alex starts off a harrowing trek to seach for his kin and unearths assist in Darla, a go back and forth companion he meets alongside the way in which. jointly they have to locate the power and talents to outlive and out live an epic disaster.

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Fairest: The Lunar Chronicles: Levana's Story

By Marissa Meyer

The number 1 New York occasions Bestselling Series!

Mirror, reflect, at the wall.
Who is the Fairest of them all?

Pure evil has a reputation, hides in the back of a masks of deceit, and makes use of her "glamour" to achieve energy. yet who is Queen Levana? lengthy prior to she crossed paths with Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress within the Lunar Chronicles, Levana lived a truly diverse story―a tale that hasn't ever been advised . . . earlier. New York Times –bestselling writer Marissa Meyer finds the tale in the back of her interesting villain in Fairest, an unforgettable story approximately love and warfare, deceit and loss of life. This remarkable ebook contains a designated full-color photograph of Levana's fort and an excerpt from Winter, the fascinating end to The Lunar Chronicles.
“Meyer is placing a spin at the evil queen from Snow White popularity to teach how Levana turned the type of girl who might rule the moon colony of Luna and wish to take over Earth, too.” ―USA Today
“An unrelentingly gripping learn . . . Channeling her internal George R. R. Martin, Marissa Meyer weaves the grimmest of fairy stories in Fairest.” ―Hypable
“Will thrill lovers and appeal to new readers.” ―School Library Journal
“Combines a vintage people story with tricks of The Terminator and Star Wars.” ―USAToday.com for Cinder

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Cress

By Marissa Meyer

The number one New York instances Bestselling Series!

Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives at the run, with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. jointly they're plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and her military.

Their top desire lies with Cress, who has been trapped on a satellite tv for pc considering the fact that adolescence with in simple terms her netscreens as corporation. All that reveal time has made Cress a good hacker; regrettably, she's simply acquired orders from Levana to trace down Cinder and her good-looking companion.

When a bold rescue is going awry, the gang is separated. Cress eventually has her freedom, however it comes at a excessive fee. in the meantime, Queen Levana will enable not anything cease her marriage to Emperor Kai. Cress, Scarlet, and Cinder would possibly not have signed as much as retailer the area, yet they are the one ones who can.

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Unwind (Unwind Dystology)

By Neal Shusterman

The 1st twisted and futuristic novel within the perennially renowned New York occasions bestselling Unwind dystology via Neal Shusterman.

In the United States after the second one Civil struggle, the Pro-Choice and Pro-Life armies got here to an contract: The invoice of existence states that human lifestyles is probably not touched from the instant of belief till a baby reaches the age of 13. among the a long time of 13 and eighteen, even though, a father or mother could decide to retroactively eliminate a toddler via a technique known as "unwinding." Unwinding guarantees that the kid's existence doesn’t “technically” finish by means of transplanting all of the organs within the kid's physique to varied recipients. Now a typical and accredited perform in society, tricky or undesirable teenagers may be able to simply be unwound.

With breathtaking suspense, this publication follows 3 children who all develop into runaway Unwinds: Connor, a insurgent whose mom and dad have ordered his unwinding; Risa, a ward of the nation who's to be unwound as a result of cost-cutting; and Lev, his mom and dad’ 10th baby whose unwinding has been deliberate for the reason that delivery as a non secular tithing. As their paths intersect and lives hold within the stability, Shusterman examines advanced ethical concerns that might preserve readers turning the pages until eventually the very finish.

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The Countdown (The Taking)

By Kimberly Derting

In the concluding publication within the otherworldly Taking trilogy, Kyra struggles to appreciate who she is as she races to save lots of the area from entire destruction.

Ever when you consider that Kyra used to be kidnapped through extraterrestrial beings after which back to earth, she has identified there has been whatever diversified approximately her. Now she understands the reality: she is an alien too. Her alien captors changed all her human DNA with their own—gifting her with supernatural powers like impressive therapeutic, greater eyesight, and telekinesis. but if she’s captured by way of an unforeseen enemy, Kyra starts off to wonder whether her skills also are a curse. And is she, as her enemies think, intended to play a few key function in supporting an approaching alien invasion? Is it programmed into her, anything inescapable? Or can she struggle that destiny?

No topic what in actual fact, Kyra is bound of 1 factor: She simply rescued the affection of her existence, Tyler, and she or he will not stand via and enable somebody harm her or him pals. no matter what it takes, Kyra will do every thing in her energy to save lots of the world…even if it ability making the last word sacrifice.

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