Time Travel

Earlier this year, researchers proposed a mathematical model that makes time travel possible. Moving between different points in time has long been possible in novels, like these selections from the Lititz Public Library.

All Our Wrong TodaysAll Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai
Unable to find his place in a dazzling, idealistic, futuristic world, a man makes a rash decision that drastically changes his life and the universe.

The Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel H. Wilson
A young scientist uncovers an exquisite artifact that seems to prove a living race of automatons has walked undetected among us for centuries.

Empire Games by Charles Stross
Seventeen years since the revolution, two nuclear superpowers are set on a collision course and espionage agencies attempt to find a solution to the imminent first contact with threatening world-walking Americans.

The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. by Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland
A man from a shadowy government agency contacts a low-level university professor to translate documents that may prove that magic actually existed and was practiced for centuries.

Seven Stones to Stand or FallSeven Stones to Stand or Fall by Diana Gabaldon
Short stories fill in chapters in the lives of characters from the Outlander series, stories of a former WWII combat nurse who touches a boulder in an ancient Scottish ruin and is transported to 1743.

A Twist in Time by Julie McElwain
After her plan to return to the twenty-first century fails, a former FBI agent stuck in 1915 London is enlisted to save a man wrongly accused of murder.

Last Year by Robert Charles Wilson
In the near future, a man living in the past vows to follow the woman he loves back to present time, no matter how many secrets he must expose.

Bay of Sighs by Nora Roberts
To celebrate the rise of their new queen, three goddesses create stars that fall from the sky, putting the fate of all worlds in danger.

Three Wishes by Lisa T. Bergren
A normal girl on the verge of graduating from high school is thrust a hundred-and-eighty years into the past, to the time when cattle rustlers, pirates and a growing call for statehood made it a troubling time in California.

A Murder in Time : A NovelA Murder in Time by Julie McElwain
On the trail of a man responsible for the deaths of her teammates, an FBI agent fleeing from an assassin escapes into a stairwell that promises sanctuary, but sends her to a different time.

Time Siege by Wesley Chu
Running from the megacorporation that rules the galaxies, a fugitive time traveler and his allies take refuge on Earth, a sparsely inhabited wasteland and perfect hiding place.

If I Could Turn Back Time by Beth Harbison
After a car accident, a woman is transported back in time to the eve of her eighteenth birthday.

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
In the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, an actor moves back and forth in time from his early days as a film star to fifteen years in the future, when a theater troupe roams the wasteland.

The Map of the SkyThe Map of the Sky by Felix J. Palma
A New York socialite agrees to marry a millionaire if he accepts her challenge to reproduce the extraterrestrial invasion featured in Orson Well’s radio production of War of the World.

11/22/63 by Stephen King
A high school English teacher discovers a portal to 1958 and travels back in time to prevent the assassination of JFK.

The Time Traveler’s Handbook: 18 Experiences from the Eruption of Vesuvius to Woodstock by James Wyllie
Unusual and entertaining guide provides details for traveling through time to witness some of the most extraordinary events in world history.

October 20, 2017