Number One Fan by Meg Elison has many aspects, a fascinating look at worlds that co-exist with me, but which I’ll never be a part of (hopefully).
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To Maybell’s Diner comes a new cook, Bill Bill, a drifter with the ability to read minds. Bill prepares customers’ food without them ordering
Douglas Adams was a British author, humorist, screenwriter, dramatist, and even game designer. He is known for his book The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
While The Unfamiliar Garden by Benjamin Percy could certainly classify as a horror novel, I found it to be less scary and more of a science-fiction thriller.
Fritz Leiber (24 December, 1910 – 5 September, 1992) was a science-fiction and fantasy writer, as well as a poet and playwright.
Frank Herbert (8 October, 1920 – 11 February, 1986) was an American author known for his science-fiction masterpiece Dune, a Nebula and Hugo awards winner.
In a futuristic society people are grown as nearly identical embryos & conditioned to remove strong desires. They take a drug called soma to keep them docile.
The novel has several twists which I thought were pretty clever. The ending leaves the reader, and Unit Four, in a philosophical conundrum.
Janet Asimov (6 August, 1926 – 25 February, 2019), born as Janet Opal Jeppson was born in Ashland, PA, was a science-fiction writer, as well as a psychologist.
This book has a lot going for it, police drama, corporate intrigue, murder, action, a new kind of tortured super-hero, and the effects on a small community.