Thom's Staff Recommendations

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The Kaiju Preservation Society Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765389121
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor Books - March 15th, 2022

Even in the midst of a pandemic, John Scalzi shows us there is still hope and something to smile about with The Kaiju Preservation Society. Starting in a world just like ours, things quickly change as the curtain is lifted and the parallel world of the Kaiju, giant walking ecosystems, and the people that study and protect them is revealed. Why do giant monsters need protecting? Same reason the rest of the animal kingdom needs protecting: humans exist. This book is a fun and wild rollercoaster ride that left me smiling for days after I finished it.

The Cardinal of the Kremlin (A Jack Ryan Novel #3) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425269398
Availability: Usually Ships within 2 weeks.
Published: Berkley - October 29th, 2013

Espionage & politics are two very different disciplines. Jack Ryan finds himself deep in both worlds as he tries to get an American spy safely out of the Kremlin in what is possibly Clancy's finest book.

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Delta-v (A Delta-v Novel #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524742416
Availability: Special Order - There is a small chance we can get this title
Published: Dutton - April 23rd, 2019

Channeling Michael Crichton with his solid use of science and believability, Suarez brings his own punk sensibility to Near Earth Space. In a future in dire need of a new frontier, Suarez imagines a world that's not quite ready to take the next step, but there are those that are ready to do it anyway. Intending to ask for forgiveness instead of permission, the crew of the first asteroid mining expedition sets off into the unknown solely on the promise of a distant payday and the honor of being the first. Gripping from beginning to end, Suarez shoots for the Moon but truly ends up in the stars!