Put away your wormholes and your space-time continuum. Don't listen for the sounds of laser fire in space. You won't need such things when reading Saturn Run, by John Sandford and Ctein. Don't worry, you'll still need an active imagination. Otherwise, what's science fiction for?
Imagine you're on a small, but luxurious boat in the Caribbean Sea. You have in your possession an ancient map discovered on one of the pages of the legendary Book of Kells...
Stanley Parker's time in Vietnam has a beginning, but no middle, and no real end. It's like it exists in a dream state, like where suddenly you find yourself in the middle of the night. You're there, things happen, and then you wake up...
That Jackson got all these people to work together against the British in a time of great uncertainty for a new nation is probably the real miracle.
Beginning in 1910 and ending in 1989, Min Jin Lee’s family saga, Pachinko, tells a fictional tale of a Korean family struggling against these times, against colonialism, poverty, war, religious and racial intolerance, all while learning how to forge an identity amidst the maelstrom.
The first book in a long series, but the origin stories are always the best. And it takes place in Chicago! What's not to love?
A startling look at how the political machine runs and how easily it can be abused. And it's not limited to Illinois. This could happen anywhere.