Far out in the California desert, a team of DARPA scientists has invented a device they affectionately call the Albuquerque Door. Using a cryptic computer equation and magnetic fields to â€śfoldâ€ť dimensions, it shrinks distances so that a traveler can travel hundreds of feet with a single step. The invention promises to make mankindâ€™s dreams of teleportation a reality. And, the scientists insist, traveling through the Door is completely safe.
The Complete Peers of Beinan Series in one chronologically arranged volume! Paranormal dystopic mystery awaits you as nobles from rival Beinarian houses vie for wealth, power, and revenge. Unseen off world forces pull puppet strings, causing mayhem and destruction through tyrant kings and terrorists taking advantage of political and corporate corruption. But hope is not lost in this beautifully rendered science fiction epic filled with love, light, music, and hope.
At once gleefully embracing and brilliantly subverting science-fiction conventions as only Ernest Cline could, Armada is a rollicking, surprising thriller, a classic coming of age adventure, and an alien invasion tale like nothing youâ€™ve ever read beforeâ€”one whose every page is infused with the pop-culture savvy that has helped make Ready Player One a phenomenon.
The Gatespace Trilogy describes the experiences of several diverse groups of people as they encounter a mysterious, unexplained phenomenon known as the Gatespace, which manifests itself as "tears" in the fabric of space-time that show up as green, swirling "gates" that allow travel between locations in different points in both the when and the where.
A catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe band together to devise an ambitious plan to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere, in outer space.
â€śHelp me,â€ť rasped the voice. â€śMy bones have vanished.â€ť Vanishing bones? For master sleuth, Phidias Isaac Newman, and his partner, Agent Bubble Gum, it should have been easy. An open and shut case. But the truth wasâ€¦
2015 Summer Book Awards Winner: Imagineâ€¦ What would you do if you found the key to a time machine? A twelve-year-old girl on her way home from swim practice, did just that. With her family and friends, she must solve riddles and travel back through history to find missing pieces of the time machine in order to save the world in the future. Will they have enough time?
The American Southwest has been decimated by drought. Nevada and Arizona skirmish over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, while California watches, deciding if it should just take the whole river all for itself. Into the fray steps Las Vegas water knife Angel Velasquez. "Frighteningly close near-future sci-fi."ď»ż - ď»żBookoftheDay.org