Struggling to come to terms with his older brother who disappeared seven years ago, fifteen-year-old Rocky is seduced by a wealthy older girl in the wake of a mysterious double murder that forces the town to confront past misdeeds.
Viet Thanh Nguyen follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots, who are starting a new life on 1975 Los Angeles.
The Hugo Award-winning author of the Mars trilogy presents a major new work that imagines humanity's first voyage beyond the solar system, detailing the experiences of pioneers who approach the Tau Ceti system generations after leaving Earth.
When a catastrophic event dooms the planet, nations around the world band together to devise an ambitious survival plan in outer space.
Stranded on Mars by a dust storm that compromised his space suit and forced his crew to leave him behind, astronaut Mark Watney struggles to survive in spite of minimal supplies and harsh environmental challenges.
Pressured by a patron who would buy a cardinalship, a sixteenth-century relic hunter and his best friend unsuccessfully forge a shroud before being placed in the custody of mercenaries to steal another shroud, the celebrated Shroud of Chambéry.
A man who shares details of his personal life on an online hotel review site, including the end of his marriage and a romance with someone called "K," suddenly goes missing.
Originally published in weekly installments from 1957 to 1959, The Eternaut is a seminal work of Latin American science fiction, still seen as a symbol of resistance. It's the story of three men dealing with what seems at first to be a nuclear accident — but quickly becomes something else entirely.
Rising from the dead to join the ranks of "Walkin'" zombies, a war veteran from a post-apocalypse world of the distant future seeks to rejoin his faith-driven family while struggling with living people who refuse to accept the undead.
A thriller set against a backdrop of the height of Franco fascism in mid-19th-century Barcelona finds eager young journalist Ana Martí Noguer shadowing Inspector Isidro Castro throughout the investigation into the murder of a wealthy socialite.
Rhea, a miller's daughter, is forced to marry the mysterious nobleman Lord Craven. When she discovers that her betrothed has married six times before and has imprisoned his previous wives in his castle, Rhea is determined to break free. Lord Craven condemns Rhea to a series of magical tasks to complete before dawn, threatening to marry her if she fails.