Travel Reads Queue, Page 2

Back to Travel Reads | Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3 | Page 4 | Page 5 | Page 6 | Page 7
Page 8 | Page 9

The Gods of Fall: The Immortali by Shawn-Paul Allison The Gods of Fall: The Immortali
by Shawn-Paul Allison

The author calls this “a good supernatural story without all the romance.” When the quarterback at Trinity Academy has just been quietly murdered in the shower, a group of young college students become entwined in the quarterback’s mysterious murder, which leads them to the fascinating history of the Order of the Crew of Adelphos. Their once-buried secrets shed light on the murder and return to haunt the students of Trinity Academy.
Tearing the Sky by Jamil Moledina Tearing the Sky
by Jamil Moledina

360,000 years into the future, human beings become a civilization of knowledge, equality among Organics and Sentients, and mastery over galactic matter and energy. Yet Stanford student Kale Eritrus can’t choose a major, obsesses about solitary hobbies, and fumbles through conversations with the opposite sex. However, his universe comes to a sudden halt when he discovers that their ultimate civilization is about to be shattered by the final act of the Big Bang: the Big Crunch. With nothing to hold him back, Kale takes the two women he can’t choose between on an expedition to find out what’s going on. What they uncover on their galaxies-spanning adventure will fundamentally alter what it means to be human, and the depths to which they will descend for what they know in their bones is right.
cyberkill by frank fiore Cyberkill
by Frank Fiore

Why cyber-terrorism attacks threaten the United States, the nation is shocked by the actions of the Digitari Brotherhood and its insane leader Dorian. As the focus of the attacks begins to narrow, Travis Cole realizes two horrifying truths — he is the target and his enemy is not human.
Homecoming by Sue Ann Bowling Homecoming
by Sue Ann Bowling

In Homecoming, her first sci-fi novel, Bowling creates a world in which a Genetics Board has a say in who can procreate. Her alien protagonist is the lone survivor of a race that hybridized with advanced primates on Earth long ago to produce what we know as the human race — our ancestors, in fact. Through an alien world that helps eliminate any preconceived notions, Bowling’s novel deals with loneliness, the potential for extremism in religion, the difficulties of parenting, and how disparate beings can become a family. (from the publicist)
Hell’s Horizon
by Darren Shan

This is the second installment of The City (The Genre Traveler reviewed the first book, Procession of the Dead), Darren’s first series written for adults. This story focuses on a new protagonist, Al Jeery. A former bodyguard at The Cardinal’s headquarters, Al finds himself thrown into a perplexing and ultimately unsolvable murder case.
I To Flirt with a Naked Werewolf by Molly Harper How To Flirt with a Naked Werewolf
by Molly Harper

When Mo Wenstein moved from Mississippi to Alaska, that last thing she thought she’d do was fall in love with a handsome, rugged … werewolf! Especially one who might be behind the rash of wolf attacks plaguing Grundy, Alaska.
Can’t wait for my TGT review? Read my NY Journal of Books review here.
2012 The Awakening 2012 The Awakening
By Bill Douglas

Could the human mind be creating today what the world will become tomorrow? In this novel, Douglas paints a vision of global possibility, where vastly complex issues facing humanity may have very simple and elegant solutions that are rooted in ancient spiritual prescription. The narrative explains that what our world will become is now forming in the fabric of the human psyche … and there is great hope for the future.
Archibald Zwick and the Eight Towers Archibald Zwick and the Eight Towers
By Robert Leslie Palmer

This debut novel takes readers on an adventure that begins when 16-year-old Archibald Zwick takes his kayak too far out into the ocean. Soon he is caught in a terrible storm that drives him into an area of the Atlantic avoided by even the most seasoned mariners. After the storms abates, his finds a mysterious floating city and ends up involved in a deadly civil war.
No Urn for the Ashes No Urn for the Ashes
By Alison Sawyer Current

Few things could change the world more decisively than the discovery of a substitute energy source for fossil fuels. When Taylor Garland’s brilliant, introspective husband makes such a discovery, it leads to envy, murder and a tragic fire that claims the life of Taylor’s one-year-old daughter. Eight years later, the lost discovery apparently resurfaces, along with troubling clues that suggest Taylor’s daughter may still be alive. A search begins, a new struggle ensues… At state are the ownership of the greatest discovery of modern times and a young girl’s true identity. (from the back cover
Fallen Embers Fallen Embers
By Lauri J. Owen

A tale of an alternate Alaska where mages rule and shapeshifters are the enslaved indigenous people. Owen was interviewed for the podcast, which is scheduled for April 4, 2011.
Zombie, Ohio Zombie, Ohio
By Scott Kenemore

When rural Ohio college professor Peter Mellor dies in an automobile accident during a zombie outbreak, he is reborn as a highly intelligent (yet somewhat amnesiac) member of the living dead. Now a zombie … and facing the ostracizing challenges that entails … Peter discovers his accident wasn’t and accident and he must solve his own murder.
The Water Wars by Cameron Stracher The Water Wars
By Cameron Stracher

In a future where water is more precious than oil or gold, two teenagers Vera and Will race against time to rescue their friend from the corporations that run the world by controlling the limited water supply. Their new and mysterious friend, Kai, claimed to know about an untapped river of water … a secret the government has been hiding. And then he disappears leaving no clues … just questions. Vera and Will set off on a dangerous journey in search of their friend and his secret source of water where they are pursued by pirates, a paramilitary group and greedy corporations.
The Man Who Collected Machen and Other Weird Tales by Mark Samuels The Man Who Collected Machen and Other Weird Tales
By Mark Samuels

A collection of short works of mystical horror, covering cryptic languages, bizarre cults, cosmic decay, gateways to other worlds and more.
Can’t wait for my TGT review? Read my NY Journal of Books review here.
Shifting Borderlines by Hammad Azzam Shifting Borderlines
By Hammad Azzam

The line between science and science fiction is disappearing. In this book, Azzam explains some of science fiction’s favorite theoretical mysteries such as nanotechnology and longevity, then extrapolates them and show that science is NOT absolute.
DJ MacDonald: Book One: A Tale of a Malipayon Warrior DJ MacDonald: Book One: A Tale of a Malipayon Warrior
By Corie Laraya-Coutts

DJ MacDonald is a normal high school student in Guelph, Ontario. Like many other Canadian boys, his life revolves around hockey .. but he is not as normal as he appears. Tormented by vivid visions of strange creatures, and haunted by apparitions from another world, DJ leaves for a family reunion in the Philippines. There he discovers a family secret. As DJ leads a Malipayon warrior mission to rescue a dying prisoner held captive somewhere in the deepest ocean chasm, only time will tell if faith, honor, and magic spells will be enough to overcome the evil that lurks beneath the sea.

Back to Travel Reads | Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3 | Page 4 | Page 5 | Page 6 | Page 7
Page 8 | Page 9