A well-crafted mystery to inform as well as intrigue and captivate, opening an engaging realm of fictional exploration and speculation of the special bond that can happen between gorillas and humans. A page-turner!
When technology, genetics, biology, and the quest for eternal life combine, what could possibly go wrong? Quite a bit, it turns out. "The Borealis Genome" takes on a unique perspective of the zombie vs. humans’ tale. For it is a tale of the ancient quest for eternal life, but one using the latest in high-tech, state-of-the-art scientific research that creates its own type of Black Death.
Slater juxtaposes the tragic with the darkly comic. He grabs our heartstrings even as he keeps us snorting with laughter at the probability that, yes, this is just what a group of random teens would do if suddenly thrust into this Apocalyptic world. He draws us into a familiar-yet-drastically-changed world and makes us care about his cranky, vulnerable, sometime-exasperating, always-engaging characters.
What would it be like to discover two connected galaxies that The Big Bang theory says are impossible? Not many people have even imagined facing this question, but in "The Falling Sky" Pippa Goldschmidt takes readers into the mind of an astronomer whose research presents these findings. This conundrum creates a human drama as fraught with turmoil and heartache as any found in the best novels of any genre.
"Fatal Induction" is a captivating, classic mystery featuring Professor Bradshaw that takes place in the time of Tesla and Edison in the burgeoning city of Seattle. Pajer's vivid writing takes readers to this exciting time that is in the crossroads of scientific investigation and innovation, when automobiles and horse drawn carts compete for the same streets, and the United States reels with political unrest and social upheaval. Readers will warm to the curmudgeonly and reserved professor who has a heart of gold and a penchant for investigation.
An intimate glimpse into the lives of scientific researchers, Jennifer Rohn's beautiful and touching story "The Honest Look" is an eye opening experience. Love triangles, unexpected findings, and ostracism all add up to potentially change the way readers understand the scientific method and what scientists must do in their pursuit of ground breaking research.