At age eight, David watched as his father was killed by an Epic, a human with superhuman powers, and now, ten years later, he joins the Reckoners--the only people who are trying to kill the Epics and end their tyranny.
Aliens who know how human beings think, how to kill us, and what things we live and die for, have left solitude as the only way to survive for Cassie. Creatures who look, move, and talk like humans roam the Earth and kill everything in their path--she can trust no one. However, when Cassie meets the Evan Walker, she may have to take a chance on companionship once again. She has little choice.
Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.
In the near future, the conjoined Armstrong twins, under the guise of the Armstrong Fancy Gifts Corporation, plot to create their own version of utopia using nanobots, while a guerilla group known as BZRK develops a DNA-based biot that can stop them.
After being exiled from the enclosed city of Reverie, Aria tries to survive in the outer wasteland filled with cannibals and violent energy storms. When she meets an Outsider named Perry, he becomes her only hope for survival -- if they can learn to work together.
Seventeen-year-old Ember Miller, living in a world in which the Bill of Rights has been revoked, is able to keep a low profile until her mother is arrested for noncompliance and she realizes the officer responsible is her first love, Chase Jennings.
An allegory exploring the dangers of life in a strictly totalitarian society governed by Big Brother and the Thought Police. As an employee at the Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith is constantly confronted with lies invented by the government to perpetuate its own power. Smith joins a rebel group dedicated to destroying the Party and freeing everyone under its control.
Teens Shay, Marco, Lexi, and Ryan, quarantined in a shopping mall when a biological bomb goes off in an air duct, learn that in an emergency people change, and not always for the better, as many become sick and supplies run low.
Huxley's story shows a futuristic World State where all emotion, love, art, and human individuality have been replaced by social stability. An ominous warning to the world's population, this literary classic is a must-read.
Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet three hundred years in the future, but her frozen slumber abruptly ends when someone on board the ship tries to murder her.
After modern science turns every human into a genetic time bomb with men dying at age twenty-five and women dying at age twenty, girls are kidnapped and married off in order to repopulate the world.
Michael Vey, a fourteen-year old who has Tourette's syndrome and special electric powers, finds there are others like him, and must rely on his powers to save himself and the others from a diabolical group seeking to control them
Advances in medicine have created brain implants that eradicate learning disabilities, control prosthetic limbs, and minimize neurological disorders in thousands of humans like Owen Gray, whose "amp" controls his seizures, but when the Supreme Court rules that "amplified" humans are not protected by the same basic laws society begins to unravel.
H.G. Wells's science fiction classic, the first novel to explore the possibilities of intelligent life from other planets, it still startling and vivid nearly after a century after its appearance. The daring portrayal of aliens landing on English soil, with its themes of interplanetary imperialism, technological holocaust and chaos, is central to the career of H.G. Wells.
FBI agent Brad Wolgast vows to protect six-year-old orphan Amy Harper Bellafonte after a government military experiment she was involved in goes bad, unleashing a toxic virus that turns humans into bloodthirsty monsters.
In the not-too-distant future, when bio-technological advances have made synthetic bodies and brains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.
Darrow, a Red, which is the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future, joins a revolutionary cell and attempts to infiltrate an elite military academy after witnessing the execution of his wife.
After a secret Chinese military project in the 1960s successfully makes contact with a distant alien race, humanity divides into conflicting factions who disagree over whether to welcome the aliens to earth, or prepare to ward off an invasion.
In a post-apocalyptic future, fifteen-year-old Deuce, a loyal Huntress, brings back meat while avoiding the Freaks outside her enclave, but when she is partnered with the mysterious outsider, Fade, she begins to see that the strict ways of the elders may be wrong.
Kayla and Mishalla, two genetically engineered non-human slaves (GENs), fall in love with higher-status boys, discover deep secrets about the creation of GENs, and in the process find out what it means to be human.
Lena looks forward to receiving the government-mandated cure that prevents the delirium of love and leads to a safe, predictable, and happy life, until ninety-five days before her eighteenth birthday and her treatment, when she fall