Bailey Cove Science Fiction

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Little, Big

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

John Crowley's masterful Little, Big is the epic story of Smoky Barnable, an anonymous young man who travels by foot from the City to a place called Edgewood—not found on any map—to marry Daily Alice Drinkawater, as was prophesied. It is the story of four generations of a singular family, living in a house that is many houses on the magical border of an otherworld. It is a story of fantastic love and heartrending loss; of impossible things and unshakable destinies; and of the great Tale that envelops us all. It is a wonder.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: The Stars My Destination

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

  In this pulse-quickening novel, Alfred Bester imagines a future in which people "jaunte" a thousand miles with a single thought, where the rich barricade themselves in labyrinths and protect themselves with radioactive hit men--and where an inarticulate outcast is the most valuable and dangerous man alive.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: The Languages of Pao

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Abarat

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

*Note: this date has been changed FROM May 5th. We hope to see you here!*

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Burnout : the Mystery of Space Shuttle STS-281

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

Burnout is a science fiction mystery about a Space Shuttle disaster that turns out to be no accident. As the true scope of the disaster is gradually uncovered by the principal investigators, "Crash" Murphy and Dr. Mike Anders, they find themselves running for their lives, as lovers, friends and coworkers involved in the investigation perish around them. What happened to the Shuttle? Who is responsible and why? Why is the government calling it an accident? Why is someone willing to kill to keep it a secret? And how big is the conspiracy?

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Lud In the Mist

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

Lud-in-the-Mist, the capital city of the small country Dorimare, is a port at the confluence of two rivers, the Dapple and the Dawl. The Dapple has its origin beyond the Debatable Hills to the west of Lud-in-the-Mist, in Fairyland. In the days of Duke Aubrey, some centuries earlier, fairy things had been look upon with reverence, and fairy fruit was brought down the Dapple and enjoyed by the people of Dorimare.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Forever War

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

The monumental Hugo and Nebula award winning SF classic&mdashFeaturing a new introduction by John Scalzi The Earth's leaders have drawn a line in the interstellar sand&mdashdespite the fact that the fierce alien enemy they would oppose is inscrutable, unconquerable, and very far away. A reluctant conscript drafted into an elite Military unit, Private William Mandella has been propelled through space and time to fight in the distant thousand-year conflict; to perform his duties and do whatever it takes to survive the ordeal and return home.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Neverwhere

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

Richard Mayhew is an unassuming young businessman living in London, with a dull job and a pretty but demanding fiancee. Then one night he stumbles across a girl bleeding on the sidewalk. He stops to help her--and the life he knows vanishes like smoke.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction - Way Station

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Neighbors saw Enoch Wallace as an ageless hermit, striding across his untended farm as he had done for over a century, still carrying the gun with which he had served in the Civil War. They must never know that inside his unchanging house, he met and conversed with a host of unimaginable friends from the farthest stars.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction - The Fifth Head of Cerberus

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Far out from Earth, two sister planets, Saint Anne and Saint Croix, circle each other in an eternal dance. It is said a race of shapeshifters once lived here, only to perish when men came. But one man believes they can still be found, somewhere in the back of the beyond.

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