Multcolib My Librarian Karen S: Bridging fantasy and science fiction

Total Oblivion, More or Less
Total Oblivion, More or Less A Novel By DeNiro, Alan Book - 2009 FICTION DENIRO 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:The world has become a surreal landscape as barbarians from antiquity invade American and wasps carry a deadly new plague. 16 year old Macy learns to cope in this twist on post-apocalyptic fiction.

The Time Traveler's Wife
The Time Traveler's Wife By Niffenegger, Audrey Book - 2004 FICTION NIFFENEGG 2004 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 9 on 6 copies

Annotation:Henry DeTamble has a rare medical condition that causes him to involuntarily travel in time while his wife stays on the normal natural course. Their story pushes the boundaries of fate, love and time.

The Windup Girl
The Windup Girl By Bacigalupi, Paolo Book - 2009 SF BACIGALUP 2009 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:As Bangkok struggles for survival in an era of rising sea levels and out-of-control mutation, an American man specializing in the procurement of calories meets bio-engineered slave Emiko, provoking a dangerous chain of events.

The Eyre Affair
The Eyre Affair A Novel By Fforde, Jasper Book - 2003 FICTION FFORDE 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:In a world where one can literally get lost in literature, Thursday Next, a Special Operative in literary detection, tries to stop the world's Third Most Wanted criminal from kidnapping characters, including Jane Eyre.

The Years of Rice and Salt
The Years of Rice and Salt By Robinson, Kim Stanley Book - 2003 SF ROBINSON All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Three connected souls are born again and again through the course of a history in which the Black Death wipes out the Western world, and Asian and Muslim culture dominates.

Equal Rites
Equal Rites A Discworld Novel By Pratchett, Terry Book - 2008 SF PRACHETT 2008 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 7 on 10 copies

Annotation:Set in Terry Pratchett's amorphous and absurd Discworld, Equal Rites introduces Esk, who was to be next in a long line of male wizards, except for the problem of being a girl. The plot moves far and wide and even beyond the Discworld and uncovers almost a reverse world of magic.

Dooms-day Book
Dooms-day Book By Willis, Connie Book - 1994 SF WILLIS 1994 Available in some locations

Annotation:A time-traveller is trapped in the Middle Ages, dangerously close to the onset of the Black Plague. Her rescuers in 21st-century Oxford battle their own deadly epidemic to reach her in time.

Beauty A Novel By Tepper, Sheri S. Book - 1991 FICTION TEPPER Available in some locations

Annotation:While her household falls into an enchanted sleep, Beauty undertakes a journey across the leagues of time to the modern world, a disturbing dystopia, and beyond into an imaginary universe.

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What happens where science fiction, fantasy and literary fiction meet? When one world transforms into another? These masters of world-making inject humor, pathos and/or action to take the reader on the most epic and ambitious of journeys. Karen S

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