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Elison, Meg

Summary: In the wake of the apocalypse, Flora has come of age in a highly gendered post-plague society where females have become a precious, coveted, hunted, and endangered commodity. But Flora does not participate in the economy that trades in bodies. An anathema in a world that prizes procreation above all else, she is an outsider everywhere she goes, including the thriving all-female city of Shy. Now...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 47North 2019

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Winters, Ben H.

Summary: In a strange alternate society that values law and truth above all else, Laszlo Ratesic is a nineteen-year veteran of the Speculative Service. He lives in the Golden State, a nation standing where California once did, a place where like-minded Americans retreated after the erosion of truth and the spread of lies made public life and governance impossible. In the Golden State, knowingly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company 2019

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Gladstone, Wayne

Summary: "Gladstone, the so-called 'Internet Messiah,' has not only failed to bring back the Web, but his search has landed him in a New York City psychiatric ward. The rest of the world isn't doing so well either, filled with disconnected Internet users still jonesing for a fix, and an increasingly draconian government, interrogating and detaining anyone deemed a 'person of interest' under the NET...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GLA

Brooks, Terry

Summary: Receiving a dire warning immediately before his father disappears, Ash finds himself hunted in a futuristic mega-city where he searches for help from a human and part-human underworld.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grim Oak Press 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SCI.FIC BRO

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1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: SF Brooks 2018

Miller, Sam J.

Summary: After the climate wars, a floating city is constructed in the Arctic Circle, a remarkable feat of mechanical and social engineering, complete with geothermal heating and sustainable energy. Now crime and corruption have set in, the contradictions of incredible wealth alongside poverty are spawning unrest, and a new disease called "the breaks" is ravaging the population. When a strange new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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Joschko, Justin

Summary: Selena Flood is a fighter of preternatural talent. But not even her quick fists and nimble feet could save her parents from the forces of New Canaan, the most ruthless and powerful of the despotic kingdoms populating America-that-was. Forced to flee the tyrannical state with her younger brother Simon in tow, Selena is now the last chance for peace in a continent on the verge of complete...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Month9Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC JOS

Mott, Jason

Summary: "Stay and die, or run and survive. Twins Virginia and Tommy Matthews have been on their own since they were orphaned at the age of five, surviving a merciless foster care system by relying on each other. Twelve years later, the world begins to collapse around them as a deadly contagion steadily wipes out entire populations and a devastating world war rages on. When Tommy is drafted for the war,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Park Row Books 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOT

Yuknavitch, Lidia

Summary: "In the near future, world wars have transformed the earth into a battleground. Fleeing the unending violence and the planet's now-radioactive surface, humans have regrouped to a mysterious platform known as CIEL, hovering over their erstwhile home. The changed world has turned evolution on its head: the surviving humans have become sexless, hairless, pale-white creatures floating in isolation,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YUK

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YUK

Tawada, Yōko

Summary: Japan, after suffering from a massive irreparable disaster, cuts itself off from the world. Children are so weak they can barely stand or walk: the only people with any get-go are the elderly. Mumei lives with his grandfather Yoshiro, who worries about him constantly. They carry on a day-to-day routine in what could be viewed as a post-Fukushima time, with all the children born ancient--frail...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAW

Harkaway, Nick

Summary: "From the widely acclaimed author of The Gone-Away World and Tigerman, a virtuosic new novel and his most ambitious book yet--equal parts dark comedy, gripping detective story, and mind-bending philosophical puzzle--set in a not-too-distant-future, high-tech surveillance state. In the world of Gnomon, citizens are ceaselessly observed and democracy has reached a pinnacle of "transparency." When...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Summary: Don Rumata is one of a group of Earth scientists who have been sent to the planet Arkanar with the proviso that they must not interfere in the planet's political or historical development. Treated by the planet's natives as a kind of divinity, Don is both godlike and impotent in the face of its chaos and brutality.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN HAR

Caine, Rachel

Summary: Hoarding all the knowledge of the world, the Great Library jealousy guards its secrets. But now a group of rebels poses a dangerous threat to its tyranny. Jess Brightwell and his band of exiles have fled London, only to find themselves imprisoned in Philadelphia, a city led by those who would rather burn books than submit. But Jess and his friends have a bargaining chip: the knowledge to build...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAI

Forrest, Bella

Summary: "Violet and Viggo are now charged with treason and are set to be tortured and executed. They must escape the evil clutches of the cruel Matrian castle and save the people of Patty's from complete destruction."--Goodreads.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nightlight Press 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC FOR

Atwood, Margaret

Summary: The Handmaid's Tale is not only a radical and brilliant departure for Margaret Atwood, it is a novel of such power that the reader will be unable to forget its images and its forecast. Set in the near future, it describes life in what was once the United States, now called the Republic of Gilead, a monotheocracy that has reacted to social unrest and a sharply declining birthrate by reverting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 1986

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC ATW 1986

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC ATWOOD

Ball, Jesse

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Summary: Learning that he does not have long to live and will need to figure out how to provide for his developmentally disabled adult son, a widower signs up as a census taker for a mysterious government bureau and leaves town with his son on a cross-country journey.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Korman, Keith.

Summary: "What is happening to the country--and the planet? A government bio-lab experiment goes hideously wrong, infecting people with scientifically-programmed madness. Random kidnappings of women and girls proliferate throughout the land. Some people suddenly succumb to horrifically virulent viruses while others become able to read minds. Mysteriously summoned to confront these frightening questions,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2015

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Saunders, Ashley

Summary: "In the near-future United States, a one-child policy is ruthlessly enforced. Everyone follows the Rule of One. But Ava Goodwin, daughter of the head of the Texas Family Planning Division, has a secret--one her mother died to keep and her father has helped to hide for her entire life. She has an identical twin sister, Mira. For eighteen years Ava and Mira have lived as one, trading places day...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyscape 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SAU

Zumas, Leni

Summary: Abortion is illegal in America, in-vitro fertilization is banned, and the Personhood Amendment grants rights of life, liberty, and property to every embryo. In a small Oregon fishing town Ro, a single high-school teacher, is trying to have a baby on her own. Susan is a frustrated mother of two, trapped in a crumbling marriage. Mattie is the adopted daughter of doting parents and one of Ro's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ZUM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZUM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Zumas 2018

Erdrich, Louise

Summary: The world as we know it is ending. As Cedar Hawk Songmaker goes back to her own biological beginnings, society around her begins to disintegrate, fueled by a swelling panic about the end of humanity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC ERD

Oates, Joyce Carol

Summary: A recklessly idealistic girl tests the limits of her oppressively controlled, dystopian world and is punished by being sent back in time to Wainscotia, Wisconsin, eighty years in the past, only to fall fatefully in love with a fellow exile.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Steven, Kenneth C.

Summary: In 2020, Britain is at a breaking point. Years of economic turmoil, bitter debates over immigration, anger at the political elites, and fears about the future have created a maelstrom, a dis-United Kingdom, with citizens tempted to find easy answers in demagoguery and isolationism. The country is a bomb waiting to explode. Then it does. A major terrorist attack targets a sleeper train traveling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Publishing 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Erdrich, Louise

Summary: A tale set in a world of reversing evolution and a growing police state follows pregnant thirty-two-year-old Cedar Hawk Songmaker, who investigates her biological family while awaiting the birth of a child who may emerge as a member of a primitive human species.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Howard, Jonathan L.

Summary: In an alternate universe where Nazi Germany is the dominant superpower, Daniel Carter begins working for a German secret security service to uncover a conspiracy behind a major scientific project.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOW

Acker, Kathy

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ACK