The Martian: A Novel

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Broadway Books #ad - But mark isn't ready to give up yet. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plain-old "human error" are much more likely to kill him first. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills—and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit—he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next.

Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him? Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. Nominated as one of america’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadSix days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.

The Martian: A Novel #ad - Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive—and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive.

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Artemis: A Novel

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Broadway Books #ad - That’ll have to do. The trouble is, engineering the perfect crime is just the start of Jazz’s problems. Not crazy, like many of the visitors to her hometown of Artemis, eccentric-billionaire rich, humanity’s first and only lunar colony. Sure, it requires her to graduate from small-time smuggler to full-on criminal mastermind.

Because her little heist is about to land her in the middle of a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself. Jazz is no hero, but she is a very good criminal. The bestselling author of The Martian returns with an irresistible new near-future thriller—a heist story set on the moon. Jasmine bashara never signed up to be a hero.

Artemis: A Novel #ad - She’ll have to hatch a truly spectacular scheme to have a chance at staying alive and saving her city. Trapped between competing forces, pursued by a killer and the law alike, even Jazz has to admit she’s in way over her head. She just wanted to get rich. But jazz has never run into a challenge her intellect can’t handle, and she figures she’s got the ‘swagger’ part down.

Propelled by its heroine’s wisecracking voice, set in a city that’s at once stunningly imagined and intimately familiar, Artemis is another irresistible brew of science, suspense, and brimming over with clever problem-solving and heist-y fun, and humor from #1 bestselling author Andy Weir. And it calls for a particular combination of cunning, technical skills, and large explosions—not to mention sheer brazen swagger.

So when a chance at a huge score finally comes her way, Jazz can’t say no.

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The Martian: Classroom Edition: A Novel

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Broadway Books #ad - The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plain-old "human error" are much more likely to kill him first. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills—and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit—he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there.

After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive—and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death.

The Martian: Classroom Edition: A Novel #ad - But mark isn't ready to give up yet. Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him? In the classroom edition of the martian: classroom-appropriate languageDiscussion questions and activitiesQ&A with Andy WeirSix days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.

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Ready Player One

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Broadway Books #ad - The race is on, and if wade's going to survive, he'll have to win—and confront the real world he's always been so desperate to escape. The only time teenage wade watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world's digital confines—puzzles that are based on their creator's obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them.

But when wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. Nominated as one of america’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadThe worldwide bestseller—now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place.

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HALO: First Strike

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Gallery Books #ad - The theocratic military alliance known as the covenant is showing no mercy as it continues to assault every human world it encounters, but in the way lies humanity’s greatest champion, the super-soldier Spartan John-117—the Master Chief. Together with his ai companion cortana and the last remaining Spartans, the galaxy-spanning fight rages on two fronts following the destruction of the human military stronghold Reach by Covenant forces and the mysterious artificial ringworld known as “Halo” at the hands of the Master Chief.

Meanwhile, as the united nations space command’s worst nightmare has finally come true: the Covenant has discovered the location of Earth and is forming a massive fleet to utterly destroy it, the Master Chief and Cortana lead a second group toward a gathering of Covenant warships, as well as all who oppose the indomitable will of the Prophets… .

HALO: First Strike #ad - And beneath this ruined world, Dr. One faction—a squad of spartans lead by blue team’s Fred-104 and Kelly-087—is trapped on the glassed surface of Reach, the only planet they’ve ever known as home. Catherine Halsey has discovered an ancient secret. One that could alter the course of the war. The new york times bestselling aftermath of Halo: Combat Evolved featuring the Master Chief—part of the expanded universe based on the award-winning video game series!2552.

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Armada: A novel by the author of Ready Player One

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Broadway Books #ad - He vastly prefers the countless science-fiction movies, books, and videogames he's spent his life consuming. And it's just the first in a blur of revlations that will force him to question everything he thought he knew about Earth's history, even his own life--and to play the hero for real, its future, with humanity's life in the balance.

As impossible as it seems, what Zack's seeing is all too real. But even through the terror and exhilaration, he can't help thinking: Doesn't something about this scenario feel a little bit like. Well. Fiction? at once reinventing and paying homage to science-fiction classics as only Ernest Cline can, surprising thriller, Armada is a rollicking, a coming-of-age adventure, and an alien invasion tale like nothing you've ever read before.

Armada: A novel by the author of Ready Player One #ad - Especially because the alien ship he's staring at is straight out of his favorite videogame, a flight simulator callled Armada--in which gamers just happen to be protecting Earth from alien invaders. And too often, impossible, he catches himself wishing that some fantastic, world-altering event could arrive to whisk him off on a grand spacefaring adventure.

So when he sees the flying saucer, he's sure his years of escapism have finally tipped over into madness. From the author of ready player One, a rollicking alien invasion thriller that embraces and subverts science-fiction conventions as only Ernest Cline could.

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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Del Rey #ad - New york times bestseller • “extremely funny. Inspired lunacy. Characters frolic through the galaxy with infectious joy. Publishers weekly“irresistable!”—The Boston Globe. And over much too soon. The washington post book worldnominated as one of america’s best-loved novels by pbs’s the great american ReadSeconds before Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen years, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, has been posing as an out-of-work actor.

Together, zaphod’s girlfriend, whom arthur tried to pick up at a cocktail party once upon a time zone; marvin, a paranoid, and chronically depressed robot; and Veet Voojagig, brilliant, three-armed ex-hippie and totally out-to-lunch president of the galaxy; Trillian formerly Tricia McMillan, this dynamic pair began a journey through space aided by a galaxyful of fellow travelers: Zaphod Beeblebrox—the two-headed, a former graduate student obsessed with the disappearance of all the ballpoint pens he’s bought over the years.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #ad - Where are these pens? why are we born? why do we die? For all the answers, stick your thumb to the stars!Praise for The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy“A whimsical oddyssey.

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Ender's Game The Ender Quartet series Book 1

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Tor Books #ad - Between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world. Yet growing up in an artificial community of young soldiers Ender suffers greatly from isolation, pressure from the adult teachers, rivalry from his peers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders. Peter and valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn't make the cut—young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training.

Ender's skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity. The war with the buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost as long. Winner of the hugo and nebula awardsIn order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers.

Ender's Game The Ender Quartet series Book 1 #ad - His psychological battles include loneliness, fear that he is becoming like the cruel brother he remembers, and fanning the flames of devotion to his beloved sister. Ender's two older siblings are every bit as unusual as he is, but in very different ways. A brilliant young boy, his sadistic brother Peter, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine.

If, that is, the world survives. Ender's game is the winner of the 1985 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 1986 Hugo Award for Best Novel. The ender universeender seriesender’s game / speaker for the dead / children of the mindender’s shadow seriesender’s shadow / shadow of the giant / shadows in flightchildren of the FleetThe First Formic War with Aaron JohnstonEarth Unaware / Ender in Exile / Earth Afire / Shadow of the Hegemon / Shadow Puppets / Xenocide / Earth AwakensThe Second Formic War with Aaron JohnstonThe Swarm /The HiveEnder novellasA War of Gifts /First MeetingsAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied.

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Snow Crash: A Novel

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Spectra #ad - Plunging headlong into the enigma of a new computer virus that’s striking down hackers everywhere, he races along the neon-lit streets on a search-and-destroy mission for the shadowy virtual villain threatening to bring about infocalypse. Praise for snow crash“snow Crash is a cross between Neuromancer and Thomas Pynchon’s Vineland.

. This is no mere hyperbole. The san francisco bay guardian “Fast-forward free-style mall mythology for the twenty-first century. William gibson “Brilliantly realized. Stephenson turns out to be an engaging guide to an onrushing tomorrow. The new york Times Book Review. Neal stephenson is such a writer and snow crash is such a novel, weaving virtual reality, Sumerian myth, and just about everything in between with a cool, hip cybersensibility to bring us the gigathriller of the information age.

Snow Crash: A Novel #ad - One of time’s 100 best english-language novels • a mind-altering romp through a future America so bizarre, so outrageous, you’ll recognize it immediately Only once in a great while does a writer come along who defies comparison—a writer so original he redefines the way we look at the world.

In reality, hiro protagonist delivers pizza for Uncle Enzo’s CosoNostra Pizza Inc. But in the metaverse he’s a warrior prince.

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World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

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Broadway Books #ad - World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War #ad - We survived the zombie apocalypse, a #1 new york times bestseller and the basis for the blockbuster movie, but how many of us are still haunted by that terrible time? We have temporarily? defeated the living dead,  World War Z, but at what cost? Told in the haunting and riveting voices of the men and women who witnessed the horror firsthand, is the only record of the plague years.

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Leviathan Wakes The Expanse Book 1

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Orbit #ad - A. The first book in the landmark Expanse series, now a major television series. The expanseleviathan wakescaliban's warabaddon's gatecibola BurnNemesis GamesBabylon's AshesPersepolis RisingThe Expanse Short FictionThe Butcher of Anderson StationGods of RiskThe ChurnThe Vital Abyss. Two hundred years after migrating into space, mankind is in turmoil.

When a reluctant ship's captain and washed-up detective find themselves involved in the case of a missing girl, what they discover brings our solar system to the brink of civil war, and exposes the greatest conspiracy in human history. Leviathan wakes is the breakneck science fiction adventure that launched the epic bestselling Expanse series.

Leviathan Wakes The Expanse Book 1 #ad - Corey's first novel in the epic, New York Times bestselling series the Expanse, a modern masterwork of science fiction where humanity has colonized the solar system. Leviathan Wakes is James S.

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