Bailey Cove Science Fiction

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Mockingjay

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Katniss Everdeen's having survived the Hunger games twice makes her a target of the Capitol and President Snow, as well as a hero to the rebels who will succeed only if Katniss is willing to put aside her personal feelings and serve as their pawn.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Briar Rose

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Rebecca has always loved listening to her grandmother's stories about Briar Rose. However, the old woman's astonishing and hard-to-believe admission that she "is" Briar Rose sets Rebecca on an unforgettable path of self-discovery that will change her life forever.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Snow Crash

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

First arriving on the scene in 1992 to critical acclaim, this definitive novel of the information age weaves virtual reality, Sumerian myth, and just about everything in between. Stephenson is author of the bestselling "Cryptonomicon" and "The Diamond Age".

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: The Hobbit or There and Back Again

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Catching Fire

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won for themselves and their families a life of safety and plenty. But there are rumors of rebellion among the subjects, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that rebellion. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: the Hunger Games

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The acclaimed author of the "New York Times"-bestselling Underland Chronicles series delivers equal parts suspense and philosophy, adventure and romance, in a stunning novel set in a future with unsettling parallels to the present.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Hogfather

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Humorous fantasy author Terry Pratchett returns to his beloved and bestselling Discworld, a flat land of untamed imagination where all manner of oddities and absurdities take place. In his own inimitable fashion, Pratchett turns his mighty talents to satirizing the Santa Claus myth in Hogfather, where he shows us the ridiculous extent to which some will go to destroy, or preserve, the season of giving. So hop on board for another delightful and hilarious jaunt through Discworld with Terry Pratchett.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: October Country

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Haunting, harrowing, and downright horrifying, this classic collection from the modern master of the fantastic features:
THE SMALL ASSASSIN: a fine, healthy baby boy was the new mother's dream come true -- or her nightmare . . .
THE EMISSARY: the faithful dog was the sick boy's only connectioin with the world outside -- and beyond . . .
THE WONDERFUL DEATH OF DUDLEY STONE: a most remarkable case of murder -- the deceased was delighted!
And more!

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Feed

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

For Titus and his friends, it started out like any ordinary trip to the moon — a chance to party during spring break and play with some stupid low-grav at the Ricochet Lounge. But that was before the crazy hacker caused all their feeds to malfunction, sending them to the hospital to lie around with nothing inside their heads for days. And it was before Titus met Violet, a beautiful, brainy girl who has decided to fight the feed and its omnipresent ability to categorize human thoughts and desires.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Nine Princes in Amber

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The 1st novel in Zelazny's Amber Series. Corwin, Prince of Amer is exiled on Shadow Earth for centuries, and upon his return to Amber, the one true world, he makes a mad and desperate rush upon the vacant throne.

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