Normal high school kid by day, top-ten high score gamer by night, Zack Lightman is not sure what to think when a real spaceship (straight out of his favorite game, no less) appears at his high school. Has he gone crazy, like his late father? Or is there more to this video game, and sci-fi pop culture throughout history?True to his passions in geek culture, Ernest Cline has saturated ARMADA with references to sci-fi culture throughout our history, from TV shows and movies, to books and video games, with MMORPG once again playing a major role.This is NOT a sequel to Ready Player One. It is purely sci-fi set in our modern day.
Sunny: Homer is a sweet, loving, funny, and remarkable cat who could make friends with practically anybody. As his owner Gwen struggles to find footholds in life, Homer is there to keep her chin up. And guess what... he's blind, too.
Sunny: In a not-too-distant future, the world has fallen into disrepair. Depressed, poor, and dispirited, the people prefer to spend their lives logged into the biggest online game the size of an entire universe, The OASIS. When the creater of this world of sparkling worlds dies, he leaves his fortunes to whomever can find it hidden somewhere in the game..."There are three keys to three gates that lead to my Easter Egg." And all he leaves is a clue and a wish of "Good luck." Among the billions on earth, Wade Watts (aka Parzival) is determined to find the Egg...but at what costs?
A distopic world where people rely on books they write about themselves, as the unrelenting Forgetting comes every 13 years
I A low simmering of foreboding. A gothic horror delight!
Sunny: Ensign Dahl has just been transfered to the Intrepid, the UU's flagship. It's a sweet post, until he notices how strangely the crew are acting. The senior officers are avoided like the plague, and there's a disturbingly high mortality rate on away missions. Dahl doesn't want to die, but he doesn't want to hide either, so he and his friends set out to solve the mystery behind the Intrepid before they join the ranks of the red-shirted dead.
A fabulously entertaining book that had me hooked from the prologue.
Sunny: Ivy's twin Scarlet has died, and Ivy has been asked to take her place at school. But why have they told her to pretend to be Scarlet, and why did she find a letter to her from her dead twin?
Want to get the most out of your Minecraft games? Tired of having to look up crafting recipes over and over? Then Minecraft Recipes for Dummies is your best friend! Not only does it tell you how to make all kinds of awesome stuff (fireworks, rabbit stew, jukeboxes...), it shows you their value, where to find the materials, and the most efficient way to utilize your resources. A MUST for any Minecraft player!!!
Sunny: Pusheen knows what's awesome...she is! Aside from being adorable, eating whatever she wants, and having toes that look like beans, she knows how to have a fun and fulfilling life! Find out why you should consider being a cat, what's great about Fall, and how to catch Santa Claus, among other great advice by this world-class adorable furry blogger.
Coming August 27th, 2013
Sunny: From the mastermind behind Darth Vader and Son comes a brilliant tale of Roan, a padawan level Jedi-hopeful, joining the academy late in the game! Will he succeed in his jedi training, or will he be doomed to spend the rest of his school days in Tattooine's "thrilling" plant school?
Told in diary entries, comics, and letters. Darth Vader and Son meets Diary of a Wimpy Kid. I just loved it!!!
Sickly Stephen is sent from war-beaten China to a little town in Japan to recover. Though the calm, quiet days, with the calm, quiet housekeeper Matsu, Stephen learns that beauty's more than just a pretty face.
Sunny: Taylor Greer is an independent woman. Lou Ann Ruiz is recently separated from her husband. And Turtle is a little girl who was abandoned in Taylor's car. Along with several other strong characters, these three women grow and thrive in Tucson.
Sunny: From the eyes of a cat, a fun book on their thoughts, snarks, and the funny things they do. Perfect for a pick-me-up after a long, trudging day!
Sunny: Sir Sparhawk returns from exile to find the king he once served murdered and the princess he once raised a queen, and deathly ill. He and a group of other knights, thieves, squires, and a priestess must go on a quest to find the origins of this sickness and find the cure.
A wonderful adventure in WW2-time Russia. A boy must find a dozen eggs to earn his life and freedom within one week's time. But the problem is, where's somebody going to get fresh eggs in war-starved Russia?
Sunny: Years after the Chronicles victory, Caramon has gone the way of the retired hero, lying around the house and depressed, wishing for the times of action. But his twin Raistlin has decided peace isn't his thing, and he's going to become the king of Hell, instead.