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Science Fiction: A Historical Anthology (Galaxy Books)

An invaluable contribution to the serious study of science fiction as well as a highly entertaining collection, Science Fiction contains 27 chronologically-arranged stories and excerpts, ranging from such early classic works as Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels and Shelley’s Frankenstein to recent stories such as Harlan Ellison’s “I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream” and Ursula [More]

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Vol. 3

The depth and breadth of what science fiction and fantasy fiction is changes with every passing year. The two dozen stories chosen for this book by award-winning anthologist Jonathan Strahan carefully maps this evolution, giving readers a captivating and always-entertaining look at the very best the genre has to offer.Jonathan Strahan has edited more than [More]

7: The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume Seven

In print and on-line, science fiction and fantasy is thriving as never before. A multitude of astonishingly creative and gifted writers are boldly exploring the mythic past, the paranormal present, and the promises and perils of myriad alternate worlds and futures. There are almost too many new and intriguing stories published every year for any [More]

The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015 Edition (Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy)

This seventh volume of the year’s best science fiction and fantasy features over thirty stories by some of the genre’s greatest authors, including Elizabeth Bear, Paul Cornell, Cory Doctorow, James Patrick Kelly, Yoon Ha Lee, Kelly Link, Ken Liu, Sandra MacDonald, K.J.Parker, Robert Reed, Peter Watts, and many others. Selecting the best fiction from Asimov’s, [More]

Science (LEGO Nonfiction): A LEGO Adventure in the Real World

Did you know that the blue whale could blow up 1,250 balloons in a single breath? Or that the Earth’s core is as hot as the surface of the sun?Including information about almost every scientific topic in the universe, readers will find out everything they ever wanted to know about fascinating animals, electricity, energy, weather, [More]

11: The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Eleven (Best SF & Fantasy of the Year)

The 11th volume in this much lauded series with incisive and genre-defining stories chosen my multi-award winning editor Jonathan Strahan.The internationally-acclaimed ‘Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year’ series moves into its second decade with the very best science fiction and fantasy from around the world. Hard science fiction, space opera, epic fantasy, dystopia, [More]

2: The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume Two

The second volume of a new best-of-the-year science fiction short story anthology edited by Hugo Award-winning editor Neil Clarke. First contact with a mysterious race of aliens reveals an unusual request; a family’s pet dog comes to grips with the newly bestowed gift of human-like intelligence; a poet, in danger and alone on a distant [More]

Science Fiction (The New Critical Idiom)

Science Fiction is a fascinating and comprehensive introduction to one of the most popular areas of modern culture. This second edition reflects how the field is rapidly changing in both its practice and its critical reception. With an entirely new conclusion and all other chapters fully reworked and updated, this volume includes: a concise history [More]

The Stone Man – A Science Fiction Horror Novel

THE #1 AMAZON BESTSELLER! “THE STONE MAN is a novel that intrigues, enthralls, horrifies, thrills, and hits the reader with an emotional resonance as only the best stories can.”– Ain’t It Cool News Nobody knew where it came from. Nobody knew why it came. When an eight feet tall man made of stone appears in [More]

The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Ninth Annual Collection

In The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Ninth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois produces another volume in the series that Locus calls ‘the field’s real anthology-of-record.’ With a unique combination of foresight and perspective, Dozois continues to collect outstanding work by newcomers and established authors alike, reflecting the present state of the genre while suggesting its future [More]

The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection

In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: [More]

The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fourth Annual Collection

In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: [More]

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017 (The Best American Series ®)

“This volume showcases the nuanced, playful, ever-expanding definitions of the genre and celebrates its current renaissance.” —Washington Post Science fiction and fantasy can encompass so much, from far-future deep-space sagas to quiet contemporary tales to unreal kingdoms and beasts. But what the best of these stories do is the same across the genres—they illuminate the [More]

Mona Lisa’s Secret

Mona Lisa’s Secret: A Historical Fiction Mystery & Suspense Novel Da Vinci Code meets Indiana Jones! Joey is the great-grandson of Vincenzo Peruggia, the man who stole the original Mona Lisa in 1911. Along with his girlfriend, Marie, an art connoisseur, he stumbles across his father’s secret room, and finds himself staring at what he [More]

Nebula Awards Showcase 2017

The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories of the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). This year’s editor, selected by SFWA’s anthology Committee (chaired by Mike Resnick), is Canadian science fiction and fantasy writer [More]

The End of the World Running Club

The #1 International Bestseller!A Science Fiction & Fantasy Book to Keep on Your Radar by io9 and Gizmodo A powerful post-apocalyptic thriller, perfect for fans of The Martian. When the sky begins to fall, one man finds himself separated from his family, his best hope is to run―or risk losing what he loves forever. When [More]

The Best Land Under Heaven: The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny

Cutting through 160 years of mythmaking, best-selling historian Michael Wallis presents the ultimate cautionary tale of America’s westward expansion. “WESTWARD HO! FOR OREGON AND CALIFORNIA!” In the eerily warm spring of 1846, George Donner placed this advertisement in a local newspaper as he and a restless caravan prepared for what they hoped would be the [More]

Salt: A World History

An unlikely world history from the bestselling author of Cod and The Basque History of the World In his fifth work of nonfiction, Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history: salt. The only rock we eat, salt has shaped civilization from the very beginning, and its [More]

The Black Box (Harry Bosch)

In a case that spans 20 years, Harry Bosch links the bullet from a recent crime to a file from 1992, the killing of a young female photographer during the L.A. riots. Harry originally investigated the murder, but it was then handed off to the Riot Crimes Task Force and never solved. Now Bosch’s ballistics [More]

Strangers: The unforgettable crime thriller from the #1 bestseller

‘A fast-paced, terrifying journey.’ RACHEL ABBOTT ‘A born storyteller.’ PETER JAMES A stranger is just a killer you haven’t met yet… The SUNDAY TIMES bestseller returns with the next big thing to hit the shelves. If you haven’t discovered Paul Finch yet, this book will have you hooked. Unknown, alone, and fearing for your life: [More]

Jack Knifed

This top-rated mystery series is on sale for a limited time to introduce you to the wildly popular Detective Jack Stratton Mystery Books from bestselling author Christopher Greyson. We hope you enjoy! Jack felt the familiar burn of shame in his chest. Why do I keep doing this…thinking about her? It was so long ago, but [More]

The Best American Mystery Stories 2017 (The Best American Series ®)

“Fans of such notables as C.J. Box, Peter Straub, and Joyce Carol Oates chiefly known for their novels will be pleased to see how well they write at shorter length.”–Publishers Weekly “Some people might tell you that crime short stories, unlike the more precious kind, are a kind of fictional ghetto, full of cardboard characters [More]

The Kitchen House: A Novel

Kathleen Grissom, New York Times bestselling author of the highly anticipated Glory Over Everything, established herself as a remarkable new talent with The Kitchen House, now a contemporary classic. In this gripping novel, a dark secret threatens to expose the best and worst in everyone tied to the estate at a thriving plantation in Virginia [More]

The One and Only Ivan

Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller! This unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendship. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated book is told from the point of view of Ivan himself. This paperback edition includes an [More]

The Pecan Man

The Pecan Man is a work of Southern fiction whose first chapter was the First Place winner of the 2006 CNW/FFWA Florida State Writing Competition in the Unpublished Novel category. In the summer of 1976, recently widowed and childless, Ora Lee Beckworth hires a homeless old black man to mow her lawn. The neighborhood children [More]

The Eye of Minds (The Mortality Doctrine, Book One)

From James Dashner, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series, comes the first book in the bestselling Mortality Doctrine series, an edge-of-your-seat cyber-adventure trilogy that includes The Rule of Thoughts and The Game of Lives.  Includes a sneak peek of The Fever Code, the highly anticipated conclusion to the Maze Runner series—the novel that finally reveals [More]

The 5th Wave: The First Book of the 5th Wave Series

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, now a major motion picture starring Chloë Grace Moretz The Passage meets Ender’s Game in the first book in an epic series by award-winning author Rick Yancey. “Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances.”—Entertainment Weekly “A modern sci-fi masterpiece . . .”— After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And [More]

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children)

A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. And a strange collection of very curious photographs. It all waits to be discovered in “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote [More]

The Man of Legends

“Johnson takes a big gamble by telling such a complex tale invoking every genre imaginable while juggling distinct and deep characterizations. The bet pays off, resulting in a story that will be popular with book clubs and fun to discuss.” —Associated Press New York City, New Year’s weekend, 2001. Jillian Guthrie, a troubled young journalist, [More]

Age of Myth: Book One of The Legends of the First Empire

One of fantasy’s finest next-generation storytellers continues to break new ground. Michael J. Sullivan’s trailblazing career began with the breakout success of his Riyria series: full-bodied, spellbinding fantasy adventures whose imaginative scope and sympathetic characters won a devoted readership and comparisons to fantasy masters Brandon Sanderson, Scott Lynch, and J.R.R. Tolkien himself. Now Age of [More]

Forks, Knives, and Spoons: A Novel

2017 Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal for New Adult Fiction 2017 IAN Book of the Year Award for Outstanding Women’s Fiction For readers who love Adriana Trigiani, Jennifer Weiner and Liane Moriarty, Forks, Knives, and Spoons is a light-hearted, thought-provoking coming of age story that takes readers on a nostalgic journey back to the 1980s and [More]

Fever 1793

An epidemic of fever sweeps through the streets of 1793 Philadelphia in this novel from Laurie Halse Anderson where “the plot rages like the epidemic itself” (The New York Times Book Review).During the summer of 1793, Mattie Cook lives above the family coffee shop with her widowed mother and grandfather. Mattie spends her days avoiding [More]

Michael Gresham (Michael Gresham Legal Thriller Series) (Volume 1)

One hard-hitting criminal lawyer surrounded by dysfunction… Michael Gresham is a criminal attorney with a brother who won’t take his meds, an ex-wife who wants him to finance her fertility costs, and a client accused of murdering the wife of a judge. As the story progresses the brother is being hunted down by MexTel, a [More]

The Girl in the Ice: A gripping serial killer thriller (Detective Erika Foster crime thriller novel) (Volume 1)

Her eyes are wide open. Her lips parted as if to speak. Her dead body frozen in the ice…She is not the only one. When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of ice in a South London park, Detective Erika Foster is called in to lead the murder [More]

The Code of the Extraordinary Mind: 10 Unconventional Laws to Redefine Your Life and Succeed On Your Own Terms

* New York Times Bestseller* USA Today Bestseller* Audible Top Ten Non-Fiction Audiobooks What if everything we think we know about how the world works―our ideas of love, education, spirituality, work, happiness, and love―are based on Brules (bullsh*t rules) that get passed from generation to generation and are long past their expiration date? This book [More]

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel

The New York Times Bestseller A Winner of the Alex Award, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction, named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon away from life as a San Francisco web-design drone [More]

The Maze Runner Series (Maze Runner)

A must-have gift for every collection—from the die-hard Maze Runner fan to the YA book lover just coming to the series to the binge reader who’s catching up before The Death Cure movie hits theaters in 2018! This boxed set has the first four paperback books in the #1 New York Times bestselling Maze Runner [More]

A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy)

Book one of the New York Times–bestselling All Souls trilogy—”a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight” (People) Deborah Harkness’s sparkling debut, A Discovery of Witches, has brought her into the spotlight and galvanized fans around the world. In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young [More]

The Fault in Our Stars

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The [More]

The Rancher’s Christmas Song (The Cowboys of Cold Creek)

“RaeAnne Thayne is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors… Once you start reading, you aren’t going to be able to stop.” —Fresh Fiction “RaeAnne has a knack for capturing those emotions that come from the heart.” —RT Book Reviews Keep a song in your heart this holiday season… Music teacher Ella Baker’s plate is [More]

The Whispering Room: A Jane Hawk Novel

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Jane Hawk—fiction’s most relentless, resourceful, stunning new heroine—continues her battle against a murderous conspiracy in the riveting sequel to The Silent Corner. “No time to delay. Do what you were born to do. Fame will be yours when you do this.” These are the words that ring in the mind [More]

Battlefield Earth: Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi and New York Times Bestseller

If you liked Dune, Atlantis Gene and Star Wars—you will love the book Battlefield Earth! In the year A.D. 3000, Earth is a barren wasteland, plundered of its natural resources by alien conquerors known as Psychlos. Fewer than thirty-five thousand humans survive in a handful of communities scattered across the face of a post-apocalyptic Earth. [More]

Writers on Writing: Collected Essays from The New York Times

Now in paperback, today’s most celebrated writers explore literature and the literary life in an inspirational collection of original essays. By turns poignant, hilarious, and practical, Writers on Writing brings together more than forty of contemporary literature’s finest voices. Pieces range from reflections on the daily craft of writing to the intersection of art’s and [More]

New York: The Novel

The bestselling master of historical fiction weaves a grand, sweeping drama of New York from the city’s founding to the present day. Rutherfurd celebrates America’s greatest city in a rich, engrossing saga that showcases his extraordinary ability to combine impeccable historical research and storytelling flair. As in his earlier, bestselling novels, he illuminates cultural, social, [More]

Blueprints: A Novel

The bond between a talented carpenter and her architect daughter is challenged by a career-shifting network decision, a family death, sudden parenting responsibilities and changing romantic prospects. By the New York Times best-selling author of Sweet Salt Air. (general fiction). Simultaneous.

The Nightingale: A Novel

A #1 New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war has enthralled a generation. With courage, grace, and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of World War [More]

The Third Wife: A Novel

Fans of Liane Moriarty and Jojo Moyes will be captivated by this riveting family drama with a dark mystery at its core, from the New York Times bestselling author of The House We Grew Up In.In the early hours of a summer morning, a young woman steps into the path of an oncoming bus. A [More]

The Sellout: A Novel

Winner of the Man Booker Prize Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction Winner of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature New York Times Bestseller Los Angeles Times Bestseller Named One of the 10 Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review Named a Best Book of [More]

The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three

Now a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba The second volume in Stephen King’s #1 bestselling Dark Tower Series, The Drawing of the Three is an “epic in the making” (Kirkus Reviews) about a savage struggle against underworld evil and otherworldly enemies.“Stephen King is a master at creating living, breathing, believable characters,” [More]

The Power

One of the New York Times’s Ten Best Books of 2017A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2017One of the Washington Post’s Ten Best Books of 2017An NPR Best Book of 2017One of Entertainment Weekly’s Ten Best Books of 2017A Bustle Best Book of 2017A Paste Magazine Best Novel of 2017A San Francisco Chronicle Best [More]

The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth)

“Intricate and extraordinary.” – New York Times on The Fifth Season (A New York Times Notable Book of 2015) WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL 2016 This is the way the world ends…for the last time. A season of endings has begun. It starts with the great red rift across the heart of [More]

The New York Times Book Review

The color Kindle edition of The New York Times Book Review is now available on the Kindle Reading App for your Android device. Download issues at no extra cost from Archived Items. The New York Times Book Review has been one of the most influential and widely read book review publications in the industry since [More]

Lilac Girls: A Novel

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • For readers of The Nightingale and Sarah’s Key, inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this remarkable debut novel reveals the power of unsung women to change history in their quest for love, freedom, and second chances. New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full [More]

When Breath Becomes Air

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • This inspiring, exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmountable odds as an idealistic young neurosurgeon attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living? NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • People [More]

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

#1 New York Times Bestseller | Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times • The Washington Post • The Boston Globe • The Seattle Times • Esquire • Time   Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction | Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction | Winner of a [More]

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things: A Novel

– A New York Times and USA Today bestseller – Book of the Month Club 2016 Book of the Year – Second Place Goodreads Best Fiction of 2016 A beautiful and provocative love story between two unlikely people and the hard-won relationship that elevates them above the Midwestern meth lab backdrop of their lives. As [More]