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Science Fiction & Fantasy

Alias Hook

Author
Lisa Jensen

Staff Comment
A Neverland story for grown-ups. Hook tells a tragic tale of loss and hatred and is saved by the power of love.

Suggested by
Phyllis, East Shore Area Library

Dune

Author
Frank Herbert

Staff Comment
A modern sci-fi classic about an alien society. Detailed & absorbing.

Suggested by
Joe, East Shore Area Library

The Kingdom on the Edge of Reality

Author
Gahan Hanmer

Staff Comment
Leave the modern world behind and join Jack as he adapts to living in a medieval kingdom designed by his childhood friend.

Suggested by
Phyllis, East Shore Area Library

Sandman Slim

Author
Richard Kadrey

Staff Comment
A gifted Magician gets snatched by demons, and taken to Hell. 11 years later, he escapes, and becomes a sort of supernatural Hitman.

Suggested by
Lydia, William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Author
Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black

Staff Comment
3 kids discover a world beyond their own and it leads them on a load of adventures.

Suggested by
Connor, East Shore Area Library

The Gunslinger

Author
Stephen King

Staff Comment
1st in Dark Tower series about a gunslinger's adventures; fantasy

Suggested by
Joe, East Shore Area Library

Uprooted

Author
Naomi Novik

Staff Comment
Apprentice which fights evil with unconventional magic. I didn't want it to end, but I couldn't put the book down.

Suggested by
Phyllis, East Shore Area Library

Poseidon's Arrow

Author
Clive Cussler

Staff Comment
A great Clive Cussler novel where the heroes must prevent international spies from getting the plans for a cutting-edge submarine.

Suggested by
Ray, Northern Dauphin Library

Nighthawk

Author
Clive Cussler

Staff Comment
From the NUMA Files: more international intrigue as the US, Russia, and China chase after a bomb more powerful than a nuclear weapon. But who is really in control?

Suggested by
Ray, Northern Dauphin Library

Poison

Author
Sarah Pinborough

Staff Comment
The beginning of a trilogy - Snow White, with a twist.

Suggested by
Alyssa, East Shore Area Library