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Sandman Slim

James "Sandman Slim" Stark, a fast talking, hard-boiled, supernatural vigilante, escapes from Hell to avenge his girlfriend’s murder and hunt down the magicians responsible for getting him sent "downtown."

Savvy

The Beaumonts, a unique Midwestern family, is made up truly talented individuals with superpowers. As each kid hits the age of thirteen, his or her inherent power comes to light. They call this talent "savvy," and it can be anything. When a Beaumont celebrates that fateful, lucky thirteen, everyone waits with baited breath to see what happens.

Small Great Things

Centers on a labor/delivery nurse who takes care of newborns at a Connecticut hospital who’s ordered not touch the baby of a white supremacist couple. When the baby dies in her care, she’s then taken to court by the couple.

Salt to the Sea

At the end of WWII, three refugees from East Prussia believe their way to safety is on the ship the Wilhelm Gustloff. Just when freedom seems in their grasp, tragedy strikes: the sinking of that ship ias one of the worst maritime disasters that ever occurred.

S.T.A.G.S.

Greer MacDonald has just started as a scholarship student at the exclusive St. Aidan the Great boarding school, known to its privileged pupils as STAGS. STAGS is a place where new things–and new people–are to be avoided. And in her first days there, Greer is ignored at best and mocked at worst by the school’s most admired circle of friends, the Medievals.

So, naturally, Greer is taken by surprise when the Medievals send her an invitation to a sought-after weekend retreat at the private family estate of their unofficial leader, Henry de Warlencourt. It’s billed as a weekend of “huntin’ shootin’ fishin’.”

As the weekend begins to take shape, it becomes apparent that beyond the luxurious trappings, predators are lurking, and they’re out for blood.

Skulduggery Pleasant

A wise-cracking skeleton detective and his young female accomplice try to stop the return of the evil Faceless Ones.

Strange Fascinations of...

A surrealist story about all the ways we hurt our friends without knowing it, and all the ways they stick around to save us.

Shrinking of Treehorn

A young man begins shrinking in size after playing a strange board game and goes largely unnoticed by his parents.

Snapshot

Set in the future, a detective is assigned to Snapshot Duty, a recreation of a specific day and time. Law enforcement uses the day as a way to solve crimes. All is good until one day a police officer investigates the memory of a call that was never logged, and he makes a horrifying discovery.

Space Opera

A fierce musical contest has arisen in the wake of a great galactic war known as the Metagalactic Grand Prix. Part gladiatorial contest, part beauty pageant, part concert extravaganza, and part continuation of the wars of the past, species far and wide compete in feats of song, and dance.

Summer Crossing

Set in New York when Gotham was emerging from the trauma of World War II, an 18-year-old girl breaks free of her rich, smothering, family to discover her own identity and sexuality.

Seveneves

The human race faces a catastrophic event which leaves them scrambling to survive. Nations band together to devise an ambitious plan to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere, in outer space. Five thousand years later, their progeny — seven distinct races now three billion strong — embark on yet another audacious journey into the unknown: back to Earth.

Siracusa

Deceit is involved in a marriage as two couples and a child head for vacation in the sun-drenched coast of the Ionian Sea in Italy.

Skyward

Set in a world where gravity suddenly becomes a fraction of what it is now, humanity has adapted to its new low-gravity reality. A woman born just after G-Day has become accustomed to it, but has come across a dangerous plan to bring gravity back.

Snowblind

Follows the story of a U.S. Ranger haunted by painful memories of a family tragedy, who becomes stranded with his platoon in a remote chalet in the woods. As they fight for survival and against their own inner demons, they are torn apart by a discovery they make — a box filled with $5 million in cash and a dark, disturbing secret.

Starship Troopers

Corps of dedicated young men and women soldiers fight side-by-side in the ultimate intergalactic war... the battle to save humankind.