By Humphrey Cobb

The anti-war masterpiece that turned an iconic movement picture-now with a foreword through the writer of the acclaimed HBO(tm) sequence The Wire

Familiar to many because the Stanley Kubrick movie starring Kirk Douglas, Paths of Glory explores the perilous problems inquisitive about what international locations call for in their squaddies in wartime. Humphrey Cobb's protagonists are Frenchmen through the First international struggle whose nightmare within the trenches takes a brand new and bad flip after they are ordered to attack a German place deemed all yet invulnerable. while the assault fails, an inquiry into allegations of cowardice indicts a small handful of lower-ranked scapegoats whose trial exposes the farce of ordering usual males to chance their lives in an most unlikely reason. A chilling portrait of injustice, this novel bargains perception into the tragedies of battle in any age.

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By Richelle Mead

Georgina Kincaid has ambitious powers. Immortality, seduction, shape-shifting into any human shape she wants, jogging in heels that will cripple mere mortals--all kid's play to a succubus like her.

Helping to plot her ex-boyfriend's marriage ceremony is a unique tale. Georgina is not yes that is worse--that Seth is marrying one other lady, or that Georgina has to run in all places Seattle making an attempt on bridesmaid attire. nonetheless, there are distractions. Georgina's roommate, Roman, is cluttering her residence with sexual rigidity. Then there is Simone, the recent succubus on the town, who is cause on corrupting Seth.

But the genuine probability lies within the mysterious strength that is traveling her recommendations, attempting to draw her right into a darkish, otherworldly realm. in the end, Georgina is aware she'll be too susceptible to withstand. And while that occurs, she'll observe who she will be able to belief, who she can't--and that Hell is much from the worst position to spend eternity. . .

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By David Mack

Part a decade after the kingdom battle and greater than a yr after the increase and fall of Praetor Shinzon, the galaxy's maximum scourge returns to wreak havoc upon the Federation -- and this time its objective is not anything below overall annihilation.

somewhere else, deep within the Gamma Quadrant, an historical secret is solved. one in all Earth's first iteration of starships, misplaced for hundreds of years, has been discovered useless and empty on a desolate planet. yet its discovery thus far from domestic has raised tense questions, and the solutions harken again to a fight for survival that when confirmed a captain and her workforce to the bounds in their humanity.

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By Patrick O'Brian

"The courting [between Aubrey and Maturin] concerning the neatest thing afloat....For Conradian strength of description and sheer pleasure there's not anything in naval fiction to overcome the strict chase because the outgunned Leopard staggers via mountain waves in icy latitudes to flee the Dutch seventy-four."―Stephen Vaughan, Observer

Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty repute, Captain Jack Aubrey and his good friend and physician Stephen Maturin sail the Leopard to Australia with a carry choked with convicts. between them is a gorgeous and hazardous spy―and a treacherous sickness that decimates the team. With a Dutch man-of-war to windward, the undermanned, outgunned Leopard sails for her lifestyles into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, the place, in mountain seas, the Dutchman closes...

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By Rob Thurman

Half-human Cal Leandros and his brother, Niko, are usually not precisely prospering with their preternatural detective organisation. Who can have guessed that company may possibly dry up in ny urban, the place vampires, trolls, and different creepy crawlies are in all places? yet now there is a new arrival within the long island. A malevolent evil with old powers is deciding upon off people like sheep, dead-set on making heritage with an orgy of blood and homicide. And for Cal and Niko, this can be one paycheck they'll need to earn.

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By Elizabeth Graver

"A position out of time, Ashaunt aspect in Massachussetts has supplied sanctuary and anchored lifestyles for generations of the Porter relations, who spend their summers alongside its distant, rocky shore. yet in 1942, the U.S. military arrives at the element, bringing havoc and alter. the 2 older Porter girls-teenagers Helen and Dossie-run wild. The kid's Scottish nurse, Bea, falls in love. And the youngest daughter, Janie, is entangled in an incident that cuts the season brief and haunts the relatives for future years. because the many years move, Helen after which her son Charlie go back to the purpose, looking shelter from the speedily altering instances. yet Ashaunt isn't fullyyt faraway from occasions unfolding past its borders. Neither Charlie nor his mom can get away the lengthy shadow of history-Vietnam, the bitterly disputed actual property improvement of the purpose, monetary misfortune, disorder, and tragedy. An unforgettable portrait of 1 family's trip throughout the moment 1/2 the 20th century, the tip of the purpose artfully illuminates the strong legacy of kin and position, exploring what we're born into, what we cross down, defend, eliminate or willingly set free"--

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By Greg Egan

“Taut, suspenseful, darkly robust . . . Egan is on his manner, and with huge velocity!”
—Gardener Dozois, editor, The Year's top SF

In 2034, the celebrities went out. Riots and religions escape after an unknown organization surrounds the sunlight approach with an impenetrable barrier, now leaving the universe in darkness. whereas a few see this act as revenge from God, others see it as safeguard. the single factor recognized is that for now and without end, Earth and the universe shall by no means be attached again.

Or so it seems.

In 2067, PI Nick Stavrianos is employed to enquire the disappearance of Laura, a mentally disabled lady. the path leads him to the Republic of latest Hong Kong, the place a firm often called the Ensemble has exposed Laura’s mystery and the one real way she may have escaped from the establishment: her skill to stroll via partitions. It’s as much as Nick not just to determine what the Ensemble plans to do with Laura, yet also—if he can—to get her earlier than her powers remodel the realm. Will or not it's for stable or undesirable? That’s the query Nick has to answer.

From the brain of Hugo Award–winning writer Greg Egan, Quarantine is a travel de strength of challenging technology fiction that might grip you from the 1st web page and never permit cross. initially released greater than two decades in the past, Quarantine is now again in print and on hand to readers again.

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By Julie Otsuka

Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award For Fiction
National publication Award and Los Angeles Times booklet Prize Finalist
A New York Times striking Book

A beautiful novel by means of the prestigious writer of When the Emperor used to be Divine that tells the tale of a bunch of younger women introduced from Japan to San Francisco as “picture brides” approximately a century in the past. In 8 unforgettable sections, The Buddha within the Attic lines the extreme lives of those girls, from their exhausting trips through boat, to their arrival in San Francisco and their tremulous first nights as new other halves; from their reviews elevating youngsters who could later reject their tradition and language, to the deracinating arrival of warfare. once more, Julie Otsuka has written a spellbinding novel approximately identification and loyalty, and what it capability to be an American in doubtful instances.

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