Multcolib My Librarian Karen S: Bridging fantasy and science fiction
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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