Summer Sci-Fi and Fantasy 2020
Lose yourself in other worlds this summer!
Aurora Burning By Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
Our heroes are back . . . kind of. From the bestselling co-authors of the Illuminae Files comes the second book in the epic Aurora Cycle series about a squad of misfits, losers, and discipline cases who just might be the galaxy's best hope for survival.
First, the bad news: Anancient evil--your standard consume-all-life-in-the-galaxy deal--is about to be unleashed.The good news? Squad 312 is here to save the day. As soon as they'vejust got to take care of a few small distractions first. Like the clan of gremps who are holding a serious grudge against the squad. And a bunch of illegit GIUTA agents with creepy flowers where their eyes used to be. Then there's Kal's long-lost sister, who's not exactly happy to see him.But with the reappearance of the colony ship that Auri was found on, new clues about Auri--and her powers as a Trigger--begin to come to light. And just in time. Because if Auri can't learn to master her powers, the squad going to be soooo dead.Shocking revelations, bank heists, mysterious gifts,inappropriately tight bodysuits, and an epic firefight will determine the fate of the Aurora Legion's most unforgettable heroes--and, you know, the rest of the galaxy.
House of Dragons By Jessica Cluess
Five royal houses will hear the call to compete in the Trial for the dragon throne. A liar, a soldier, a servant, a thief, and a murderer will answer it. Who will win? Three Dark Crowns meets The Breakfast Club with DRAGONS.
When the Emperor dies, the five royal houses of Etrusia attend the Call, where one of their own will be selected to compete for the throne. It is always the oldest child, the one who has been preparing for years to compete in the Trial. But this year is different. This year these five outcasts will answer the call...
THE LIAR: Emilia must hide her dark magic or be put to death.
THE SOLDIER: Lucian is a warrior who has sworn to never lift a sword again.
THE SERVANT: Vespir is a dragon trainer whose skills alone will keep her in the game.
THE THIEF: Ajax knows that nothing is free--he must take what he wants.
THE MURDERER: Hyperia was born to rule and will stop at nothing to take her throne.