Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Susan Ee
Format: Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : Second edition
Publisher: Skyscape... (2000, Jan 1st).
"It's been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back. Anything, including making a deal with an enemy angel. Raffe is a warrior who lies broken and wingless on the street. After eons of fighting his own battles, he finds himself being rescued from a desperate situation by a half-starved teenage girl. Traveling through a dark and twisted Northern California, they have only each other to rely on for survival. Together, they journey toward the angels' stronghold in San Francisco where she'll risk everything to rescue her sister and he'll put himself at the mercy of his greatest enemies for the chance to be made whole again"--Page 4 of cover. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Andy Mulligan
Publisher: Ember; Reprint edition (2011, Oct 11th).
In an unnamed Third World country, in the not-so-distant future, three “dumpsite boys” make a living picking through the mountains of garbage on the outskirts of a large city. One unlucky-lucky day, Raphael finds something very special and very mysterious. So mysterious that he decides to keep it, even when the city police offer a handsome reward for its return. That decision brings with it terrifying consequences, and soon the dumpsite boys must use all of their cunning and courage to stay ahead of their pursuers. It’s up to Raphael, Gardo, and Rat—boys who have no education, no parents, no homes, and no money—to solve the mystery and right a terrible wrong.Andy Mulligan has written a powerful story about unthinkable poverty—and the kind of hope and determination that can transcend it. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Elizabeth Blackwell
Format: Kindle Edition
Publisher: Putnam Adult (2014, Feb 20th).
Historical fiction at its best — The Brothers Grimm meets The Thirteenth Tale I am not the sort of person about whom stories are told. And so begins Elise Dalriss’s story. When she hears her great-granddaughter recount a minstrel’s tale about a beautiful princess asleep in a tower, it pushes open a door to the past, a door Elise has long kept locked. For Elise was the companion to the real princess who slumbered—and she is the only one left who knows what actually happened so many years ago. Her story unveils a labyrinth where secrets connect to an inconceivable evil. As only Elise understands all too well, the truth is no fairy tale. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: David Edison
Format: Book : Fiction : English
Publisher: Tor Books... (2014, Jan 1st).
"Welcome to the City Unspoken, where Gods and Mortals come to die. Contrary to popular wisdom, death is not the end, nor is it a passage to some transcendent afterlife. Those who die merely awake as themselves on one of a million worlds, where they are fated to live until they die again, and wake up somewhere new. All are born only once, but die many times. until they come at last to the City Unspoken, where the gateway to True Death can be found. Wayfarers and pilgrims are drawn to the City, which is home to murderous aristocrats, disguised gods and goddesses, a sadistic faerie princess, immortal prostitutes and queens, a captive angel, gangs of feral Death Boys and Charnel Girls. and one very confused New Yorker. Late of Manhattan, Cooper finds himself in a City that is not what it once was. moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Piers Anthony
Format: Book : Fiction : English
Publisher: Premier Digital Publishing... (2013, Jan 1st).
The breathtakingly beautiful Irrelevant Candy makes a wish into a magical well and is instantly transformed into a flat, wooden board with two knotholes for eyes. moreMore Info | Check Availability