Inyo County Free Library - New Acquisitions

These are books and media new to the library and cataloged by the Inyo County Free Library.

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Leviathan wakes: book one of The expanse

By Corey, James S. A.

Publishing Date: 2011

Classification: SF

Call Number: SF

When Captain Jim Holden's ice miner stumbles across a derelict, abandoned ship, he uncovers a secret that threatens to throw the entire system into war. Attacked by a stealth ship belonging to the Mars fleet, Holden must find a way to uncover the motives behind the attack, stop a war and find the truth behind a vast conspiracy that threatens the entire human race.

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The Elder Gods

By Eddings, David

Publishing Date: c2003

Classification: SF

Call Number: SF

The first installment of a new series introduces the fated Land of Dhrall, which is shared by the gods with its people and is overshadowed by Wasteland ruler Vlagh, who plans to take advantage of a shift in power and eventually take over the world unless four children are able to counter his intentions.

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Host

By Hunter, Faith

Publishing Date: c2007

Classification: SF

Call Number: SF

In a near future world marked by a post apocalyptic ice, powerful neomage Thorn St. Croix has been accepted age,--albeit warily--by her human friends and neighbors, until a mage arrives from the Council of Seraphs to reveal that her long-lost sister, Rose, is still alive, forcing Thorn to make a perilous choice to risk her own life. By the author of Bloodring.

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From the two rivers

By Jordan, Robert

Publishing Date: 2002

Classification: SF

Call Number: SF

Chosen by the American Library Association as one of the "Best Books for Young Adults, " Part One of this novel is now in this age-appropriate edition for younger readers. When his village is attacked by Trollocs, a savage tribe of half-man, half-bests, Rand al'Thor and his friends are lucky to be alive. For Rand there is no time to celebrate. It was not the village the Trollocs were after--it was Rand.

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Redshirts

By Scalzi, John

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: SF

Call Number: SF

Enjoying his assignment with the xenobiology lab on board the prestigious Intrepid, ensign Andrew Dahl worries about casualties suffered by low-ranking officers during away missions before making a shocking discovery about the starship's actual purpose.

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Castleview

By Wolfe, Gene

Publishing Date: c1990

Classification: SF

Call Number: SF

Arthurian legend collides with Main Street, USA, in Gene Wolfe's classic fantasy adventure. Castleview, Illinois, got its name from occasional sightings of a phantom castle on stormy nights--a place where the barrier between past and present is weak and strange things happen.

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