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NEW SCIENCE FICTION FOR AUGUST 2022

Check out these new science fiction books coming to the Adult Services Collection for the month of August. For a complete list click here.

SCIENCE FICTION BANNEN

The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy / Megan Bannen
A lonely marshal tasked with patrolling the magical wilds of Tanria, Hart writes Mercy, an exasperating undertaker, an anonymous letter baring his soul, which leads to a blossoming romance, but can it survive the ill-fated discovery that their pen pals are their worst nightmare—each other?

SCIENCE FICTION LIU

The Wandering Earth / Cixin Liu
These ten stories, including five Chinese Galaxy Award-winners, are a blazingly original ode to planet Earth, its pasts, and its futures. Liu’s fiction takes the reader to the edge of the universe and the end of time, to meet stranger fates than we could have ever imagined.

 
SCIENCE FICTION MCGUIRE

Be the Serpent / Seanan McGuire
Trying to enjoy married life, October Daye discovers that an old friend and ally is really an enemy in disguise and must battle for her life and community.

 
SCIENCE FICTION REYNOLDS

Eversion / Alastair Reynolds
Doctor Silas Coade tries to keep his crew safe while figuring out why maritime disasters keep happening to him in different centuries.


SCIENCE FICTION ROWLAND

A Taste of Gold and Iron / Alexandra Rowland

In Arasht, a kingdom where princes can tell what substances are precious metals through touch, Kadou and his sister uncover a counterfeiting conspiracy, amounting to heresy, which could bring about his country’s ruin.