The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has, in what we laughingly call the past, had a great deal to say on the subject of parallel universes. Very little of this is, however, at all comprehensible to anyone beloe the level of Advanced God, and since it is now well-established that all gods came into existence a good three millionths of a second after the Universe began rather. than, as they usually claimed, the previous week, they already have a great deal of explaining to do as it is, and are therefore not available for comment at this time..."
Luke Skywalker and his wife, Mara, get a strange message from the Chiss: Come and get
the remains of the mysterious Outbound Flight Project. But there is more than meets the
eye to this unexpected gift, as the newlyweds come face to face with the past! For someone
is still alive in the Outbound Flight ships, and they're not interested in visitors. Plus
there's at least one imposter along on the mission, and maybe more, and it will be up to
Luke and Mara to uncover all the secrets and prevent another war from breaking out.
THE SOCIETY CHOOSES EVERYTHING.
THE BOOKS YOU READ
THE MUSIC YOU LISTEN TO.
THE PERSON YOU LOVE.
Yet for Cassia the rules have changed. Ky has been taken and she will sacrifice everything to find him.
And when Cassia discovers Ky has escaped to he wild frontiers beyond the Society there is hope.
But on the edge of society nothing is as it seems . . .
A REBELLION IS RISING.
And a tangled web of lies and double-crosses could destroy everything.
Cassia lives in a society where the Officials choose everything: where they work, how many children they have, who they love and when they die.
When a citizen of the society turns 17 they have a Match Banquet. A Match Banquet reveals who they will spend their lives with.
Cassia's match is perfect for her but something happens to change things and suddenly, Cassia's match is not so perfect after all.
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya follows the high school life of Haruhi Suzumiya, a young and very active high school girl, and those who are caught up in her unusual antics. While Haruhi is the central character to the plot, the story is told from the point of view of Kyon, one of Haruhi's classmates.
The Scriven people are brilliant, mad - and dead.
All except one, whose monstrous creation is nearly complete - a giant city on wheels. New London terrifies the world beyond. An army of mammoth-riders gathers to fight it as young Londoner Fever Crumb begins a hunt for Ancient technology in their icy strongholds. She finds a mysterious black pyramid full of secrets. It will change her world for ever.
EVERYTHING YOU BELIEVE IS WRONG
Once upon a time there was a girl who was special.
This is not her story.
Unless you count the part where I killed her.
The three laws of Robotics:
1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm
2) A robot must obey orders givein to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
3) A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.
With this, Asimov changed our perception of robots forever when he formulated the laws governing their behavior.
What if you knew exactly when you would die?
Thanks to modern science, every human being has become a ticking genetic time bomb—males only live to age twenty-five, and females only live to age twenty. In this bleak landscape, young girls are kidnapped and forced into polygamous marriages to keep the population from dying out.
Fever Crumb is set a generation before the events of Mortal Engines, when cities are just beginning to devour each other. Is the mystery of Fever, adoped daughter of Dr Crumb, the key to the secret that lies at the heart of London?