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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
By Adams, Douglas
2005-05 - Del Rey Books
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Facing annihilation at the hands of the warlike Vogons is a curious time to have a craving for tea. It could only happen to the cosmically displaced Arthur Dent and his curious comrades in arms as they hurtle across space powered by pure improbability--and desperately in search of a place to eat.…More

Looking Backward: 2000 to 1887 Looking Backward: 2000 to 1887
By Bellamy, Edward
2008-01 - Cosimo Classics
9781605200989 Check our catalog

Originally published in 1888, Looking Backward is Edward Bellamy's most famous work. The story revolves around Julian West, a man who falls asleep near the end of the 19th century and wakes up in the year 2000. During the time he slept, the United States became a socialist utopia. The majority of the book is a vehicle for Bellamy to expound upon his ideas about societal improvement. …More

Kindred Kindred
By Butler, Octavia E.
2004-02 - Beacon Press (MA)
9780807083697 Check our catalog

This 25th anniversary edition, about a modern black woman who is snatched away to the antebellum South, celebrates a classic work with "much to say about love, hate, slavery, and racial dilemmas, then and now" ("Los Angeles Herald Examiner"). …More

Timeline Timeline
By Crichton, Michael
2003-11 - Ballantine Books
9780345468260 Check our catalog

In an Arizona desert a man wanders in a daze, speaking words that make no sense. Within twenty-four hours he is dead, his body swiftly cremated by his only known associates. Halfway around the world archaeologists make a shocking discovery at a medieval site. Suddenly they are swept off to the headquarters of a secretive multinational corporation that has developed an astounding technology. Now this group is about to get a chance not to study the past but to enter it . . …More

House on the Strand House on the Strand
By du Maurier, Daphne
2000-01 - University of Pennsylvania Press
9780812217261 Check our catalog

In this haunting tale, Daphne du Maurier takes a fresh approach to time travel. A secret experimental concoction, once imbibed, allows you to return to the fourteenth century. There is only one catch: if you happen to touch anyone while traveling in the past you will be thrust instantaneously to the present.Magnus Lane, a University of London chemical researcher, asks his friend Richard Young and Young's family to stay at Kilmarth, an ancient house set in the wilds near the Cornish coast.  …More

1632 1632
By Flint, Eric
2000-02 - Baen Books
9780671578497 Check our catalog

1632 And in northern Germany things couldn't get much worse. Famine. Disease. Religious war laying waste the cities. Only the aristocrats remained relatively unscathed; for the peasants, death was a mercy. 2000 Things are going OK in Grantville, West Virginia, and everybody attending the wedding of Mike Stearn's sister (including the entire local chapter of the United Mine Workers of America, which Mike leads) is having a good time. …More

Outlander Outlander
By Gabaldon, Diana
2001-07 - Delta
9780385319959 Check our catalog

Unrivaled storytelling ... unforgettable characters ... rich historical detail ... these are the hallmarks of Diana Gabaldon's work. Her "New York Times bestselling Outlander novels have earned the praise of critics and captured millions of readers. Here is the story that started it all, introducing two remarkable characters, Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser, in a spellbinding novel of passion and history that combines exhilarating adventure with a love story for the ages.... …More

The Accidental Time Machine The Accidental Time Machine
By Haldeman, Joe
2007-08 - Ace Books
9780441014996 Check our catalog

From the winner of the 2006 Nebula Award for Best Novel comes this provocative story of a man who stumbles upon the discovery of a lifetime. When a laboratory calibrator turns into a time machine, lab assistant Matt Fuller has nothing to lose by taking the trip himself--or so he thinks. …More

11/22/63 11/22/63
By King, Stephen
2012-07 - Gallery Books
9781451627299 Check our catalog

King's heart-stoppingly dramatic new novel is about a man who travels back in time to prevent the JFK assassination. Jake Epping is a 35-year-old high-school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching adults in the GED program. Jake's friend Al, who runs the local diner, divulges a secret: his storeroom is a portal to 1958. …More

Lightning Lightning
By Koontz, Dean R.
2010-03 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425233603 Check our catalog

Now repackaged, this Koontz classic features a new Afterword by the author. When a bolt of lighting brings a blond-headed stranger into Laura Shane's life, she wonders if he's the guardian angel he seems--or the devil in disguise. Reissue. …More

Time Travelers Never Die Time Travelers Never Die
By McDevitt, Jack
2009-11 - Ace Books
9780441017638 Check our catalog

The logical heir to Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke (Stephen King) takes readers on a science-fiction adventure tour through time. …More

The Time Traveler's Wife The Time Traveler's Wife
By Niffenegger, Audrey
2009-09 - Large Print Press
9781594133923 Check our catalog

Simplified Chinese edition of The Time Traveler's Wife. A whimsical novel of a husband and wife whose love endured despite their age difference - sometimes the wife is older than the husband; sometimes the husband is older - much older. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc. …More

The Map of Time The Map of Time
By Palma, Felix J.
Translator Caistor, Nick
2011-06 - Atria Books
9781439167397 Check our catalog

Palma delivers a page-turner in which a skeptical H.G. Wells is called upon to investigate purported incidents of time-travel and save lives. …More

Thief of Time Thief of Time
By Pratchett, Terry
2001-05 - HarperCollins
9780060199562 Check our catalog

In Discworld, Time is a resource managed by the highly capable Monks of History. Ironically, the construction of the world's first truly accurate clock threatens to stop Time altogether--and then all the trouble will really begin. …More

Flashforward Flashforward
By Sawyer, Robert J.
2009-09 - Tor Books
9780765324139 Check our catalog

In pursuit of an elusive nuclear particle an experiment goes incredibly awry, and the consciousness of the entire human race is thrown ahead by about 20 years. As the implications truly hit home, the pressure to repeat the experiment builds. …More

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
By Twain, Mark
2001-06 - Dover Publications
9780486415918 Check our catalog

Hank Morgan finds himself transported back to England's Dark Ages — where he is immediately captured and sentenced to death at Camelot. Fortunately, he's quick-witted, and in the process of saving his life he turns himself into a celebrity — winning himself the position of prime minister as well as the lasting enmity of Merlin.

Timequake Timequake
By Vonnegut, Kurt
1998-08 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425164341 Check our catalog

Kurt Vonnegut's first full-length work in seven years--now in trade paperback! There's been a timequake. And everyone must relive the decade between February 17, 1991 and February 17, 2001. The trick is, everything has to be done "exactly" as it was the first time. Why? You'll have to ask the old science fiction writer, Kilgore Trout. This was all his idea. …More

The Time Machine The Time Machine
By Wells, H. G.
1995-04 - Dover Publications
9780486284729 Check our catalog

English novelist, historian and science writer Herbert George Wells (1866-1946) abandoned teaching and launched his literary career with a series of highly successful science-fiction novels. The Time Machine was the first of a number of these imaginative literary inventions. First published in 1895, the novel follows the adventures of a hypothetical Time Traveller who journeys into the future to find that humanity has evolved into two races: the peaceful Eloi -- vegetarians who tire easily -- and the carnivorous, predatory Morlocks.…More

Doomsday Book Doomsday Book
By Willis, Connie
1993-08 - Spectra Books
9780553562736 Check our catalog

Winner - 1992 Nebula Awards
For nearly a decade, Willis has dazzled readers with her short fiction. Her first novel, Lincoln's Dreams, received unanimous high praise and won the John W. Campbell Award. Now she pens a sensational work about human struggle and redemption set in the time of the Black Plague. …More

To Say Nothing of the Dog: Or How We Found the Bishop's Bird Stump at Last To Say Nothing of the Dog: Or How We Found the Bishop's Bird Stump at Last
By Willis, Connie
1998-12 - Bantam Books
9780553575385 Check our catalog

Winner - 1999 Hugo Awards
It is 1888 and Ned Henry is shuttling between the 1940s and modern day, researching Coventry Cathedral for a patron who wants to rebuild it. But when the time continuum is disrupted, Ned must scramble to set things right. …More