Daily Archives: December 6, 2017

The Book of Dust – Philip Pullman

“Too few things in our world are worth a seventeen year wait: The Book of Dust is one of them.” —The Washington Post Philip Pullman returns to the parallel world of his groundbreaking novel The Golden Compass to expand on the story of Lyra, “one of fantasy’s most indelible characters.” (The New York Times Magazine) Malcolm Polstead is the kind of boy who notices everything but is not much noticed himself. And so perhaps it was inevitable that he would become a spy…. Malcolm’s parents run an inn called ...

The Infinet – John Akers

A few years from now, Oreste Pax, the famous inventor of augmented/virtual reality glasses used all over the world, is working on a brain-computer interface he believes will revolutionize human cognition. However, a massive computer virus attacking the Internet of Things threatens to destroy civilization first. Pax is forced into an encounter with Alethia, the brilliant leader of a mysterious society possessing technology far beyond anything he’s ever seen before. She reveals a devastating truth about humanity to Pax before forcing him to make a ...

Grace in the Mirror – Kristy Tate

Fairy tales can come true. But it’s terrifying when it happens to you… Grace James thinks having to wear a hand-me-down uniform while trying to fit into her posh new school in glitzy Orange County is bad, but being followed to class by seven little angry men is worse. The dwarfs believe that Grace has stolen the magic mirror, and they want it back. Opponents become allies and soon Grace can’t tell who is friend or foe and what is real or merely a fairy ...