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Autonomous by Annalee Newitz

Judith "Jack" Chen, a scientist-turned-drug pirate, travels the world in a submarine to bring cheap medicine to the poor, but when her latest drug hack results in a trail of lethal overdoses, she is pursued by a jaded military agent and his robotic partner....

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Rebel Seoul by Axie Oh

In 2199 Korea, Jaewon is partnered with supersoldier Tera, but their love is threatened when Jaewon must decide whether to remain loyal to the totalitarian government, to the nationalist rebels his father followed, or to the crime syndicate staging a coup....

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Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

Years after waking up dozens of feet below the ground on the palm of what seems to be a mysterious giant metal hand, a top-level physicist leads a team of people to discover the nature of the hand, where it came from and what it portends for humanity....

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Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel

A sequel to Sleeping Giants finds an elite physicist investigating the nature of what appears to be a giant metal hand found decades earlier deep underground, a mystery that leads to the greatest discovery of the millennium and the appearance of a world-changing technology....

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The Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel H. Wilson

A young anthropologist specializing in ancient technology makes the astonishing discovery that a race of human-like machines has been hiding among people for untold centuries....

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Humans, Bow Down by James Patterson

Surviving a terrible war between the victorious Robots and defeated humans who must submit to their new rulers or be banished to the desolate Reserve, Six, a feisty young survivor, launches a rebellion to save the human race....

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The Prey of Gods by Nicky Drayden

A tale set in a futuristic South Africa where technology and a booming economy make life more comfortable, an unconventional Zulu girl becomes her community's defender against such challenges as a popular hallucinogen, an artificial intelligence uprising and a murderous demigoddess....

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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) by Becky Chambers

Joining the crew of the aging Wayfarer, a patched-up ship that has seen better days, loner Rosemary Harper must unexpectedly risk her life when they are offered the job of a lifetime, which teaches her valuable lessons about love and trust, and that having a family isn't the worst thing in the universe....

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A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers (Wayfarers #2)

A spaceship’s artificial intelligence, Lovelace, wakes up in a new body with no memory of her prior existence and must learn to negotiate the universe. By the author of The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet....

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The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli

Destined to endure a life of ostracism and solitude as her kingdom's appointed spirit of death and destruction, Asha, a king's daughter and fierce dragon slayer, is betrothed to a cruel man who offers her a chance at freedom if she slays the realm's most formidable dragon....

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Before She Ignites by Jodi Meadows

A debut entry in a new series by the author of the Incarnate trilogy follows the experiences of young woman who, in the wake of a cruel betrayal, loses her status as a Hopebearer for her people and must learn to survive on her own while uncovering devastating secrets....

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Even the Darkest Stars by Heather Fawcett

A first entry in a planned fantasy duology follows the experiences of a teen mountain-climbing guide who helps a mysterious and eccentric explorer scale the world's most dangerous peak....

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A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan

Isabella, Lady Trent, known as the world's preeminent dragon naturalist, writes her memoir detailing how she sought true love and happiness despite her lamentable eccentricities; and of her thrilling expedition to the perilous mountains of Vystrana, where she made the first of many historic dragon discoveries that would change the world forever....

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Within the Sanctuary of Wings: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan

A dragon naturalist and an explorer prone to igniting scandals, Lady Trent reveals what she discovered in the Sanctuary of Wings, behind the territory of Scirland’s enemies, in the conclusion to the series following In the Labyrinth of Drakes....

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The Witchwood Crown by Tad Williams

A debut entry in a trilogy sequel to the best-selling Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn series is set 30 years later at a critical turning point in the realm, where lost and corrupted allies are enabling the return of the once-vanquished elvish Norns....

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Owl and the City of Angels by Kristi Charish

Indiana Jones meets dragons and video games in the second novel of the Owl series....

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Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton

A recently discovered novel by the ER creator and best-selling author of Jurassic Park is set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting and follows the exploits of two ambitious paleontologists who sabotage each others' careers in a rivalry that came to be known as the Bone Wars....

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The Dinosaur Lords by Victor Milan

Defeated after a cruel betrayal, Dinosaur Lord Karyl Bogomirsky, a mercenary in an alternate-world 14th-century Europe marked by dinosaurs and dynastic rivalries, embarks on a life-changing journey to outmaneuver his adversaries....

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The Dinosaur Knights by Victor Milan

An armored knight who rides dinosaurs to battle legions of war-trained Triceratops and their upstart peasant crews, Karyl Bogomirsky must save his people from the dreaded Grey Angels, the fabled ancient weapons of the Gods who have arrived to rid the world of sin.The second in Victor Milan's lush, exotic tale about knights. Knights riding dinosaurs....

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The Dinosaur Princess by Victor Milan

In Paradise, a world where knights ride armored dinosaurs into battle, the ancient gods return to judge their human experiment and, if they deem it a failure, plan to have the deadly Grey Angels wipe the humans off the face of Paradise. The third installment in the series....

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Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne (translated from the French)

Professor Von Hardwigg, with his nephew Henry and the Icelandic guide Hans Bjelke, sets out on an expedition through a passageway in a volcano to explore the earth's core....

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