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The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester – – sci-fi
Gully Foyle is marooned on a destroyed ship in space. Another ship passes him by and he sends out a distress call, only to be ignored. Gully is enraged and vows to enact revenge on the captain who ordered to leave him floating alone in space. With renewed vigor, he gets the ship moving and starts on his own quest for revenge.
The Glittering World by Robert Levy – – fantasy
Blue and his friends Elisa, Jason, and Gabe, visit his hometown after his grandmother leaves him her house in her will. Blue doesn’t remember much from when he lived there, but what he does find out about the small Nova Scotian town makes his head real. The townsfolk there believe in “The Other Kind” and Blue finds out who he really is and what really happened to him as a boy there.
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente – – fantasy
September is 12 years old. She is whisked away by the wind and a flying leopard to Fairyland. There she meets all kinds of fae from witches, to wairwolves, to Wyverns and more. She learns that Fairyland is ruled by the evil Marquess and she does her best to try and right the wrongs that have been occuring here.
Double Star by Robert A. Heinlein – – sci-fi
Lorenzo Smythe is an actor who thinks his acting is a lot better than it actually is. He is approached by a famous space pilot and offered an acting job, a role of a lifetime. The space pilot wants him to impersonate a politician on Mars. Lorenzo agrees, but was it really a mistake?
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern – – fantasy
Celia and Marco embark on a challenge of their magical talents, insisted upon by their teachers, where the circus is their gameboard. The two spend nearly fifteen years making subtle moves against each other in an effort for one to turn out the winner.