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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 47North 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELI

Kollin, Dani.

Summary: After the world's economic collapse, civilization requires the incorporation of every individual at birth and most people spend most of their lives gaining control of the majority of their own shares, but the arrival of a cryogenically preserved man from the 21st century, who's obviously unincorporated, ceates a social anomaly.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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

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...

Format: text

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

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Greenberg, Louis

Summary: When Lucie Sterling's daughter is abducted, she knows it'll be no easy feat to find answers. Stanton is no ordinary city: invasive digital technology has been banned, by public vote. No surveillance state, no shadowy companies holding databases of information on private citizens, no phones tracking their every move. Only one place stays firmly anchored in the bad old ways, in a huge bunker...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: SF Greenberg 2019

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...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

O'Dell, Claire

Summary: Set in a near future Washington, DC, this novel offers a feminist twist on Sherlock Holmes, in which Dr. Janet Watson and covert agent Sara Holmes unmask a murderer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC O'DE

Oliver, Ben

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Luka Kane has spent 736 days wrongfully imprisoned inside the Loop awaiting his execution. Each day is the same. Each day is torturous. But things are starting to change. Whispers of war are circulating. Strange things are happening to the prisoners. And the warden delivers a message: Luka, you have to get out ... Now Luka must decide whether breaking out of the Loop is his only way to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Directions Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAW

Atwood, Margaret

Summary: This sequel to The Handmaid's Tale picks up the story fifteen years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2019

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ATW

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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Mejia, Tehlor Kay

Summary: At the Medio School for Girls, distinguished young women are trained for one of two roles in their society: running a husband's household or raising his children. Both paths promise luxury. Daniela Vargas is the top student, but her pedigree is a lie she must keep up or be sent back to the strife of the lower class. But then she is asked to spy for a resistance group fighting for equality.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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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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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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,...

Format: text

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,...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YUK

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YUK

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 Fiction, Call number: YA FIC FOR

Adams, Sean

Summary: "Standing nearly five hundred stories tall, Los Verticalés once bustled with life and excitement. Now this marvel of modern architecture and nontraditional urban planning has collapsed into a pile of rubble known as the Heap. In exchange for digging gear, a rehabilitated bicycle, and a small living stipend, a vast community of Dig Hands removes debris, trash, and bodies from the building's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1986

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

Ball, Jesse

1 hold on 2 copies

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.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

Flynn, Katie M.

Summary: "In the wake of a highly contagious virus, California is under quarantine. Sequestered in high rise towers, the living can't go out, but the dead can come in--and they come in all forms, from sad rolling cans to manufactured bodies that can pass for human. Wealthy participants in the 'companionship' program choose to upload their consciousness before dying, so they can stay in the custody of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scout Press 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Lanchester, John

Summary: "The best-selling author of The Debt to Pleasure and Capital returns with a chilling fable for our time. Ravaged by the Change, an island nation in a time very like our own has built the Wall--an enormous concrete barrier around its entire border. Joseph Kavanagh, a new Defender, has one task: to protect his section of the Wall from the Others, the desperate souls who are trapped amid the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

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