Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club
The Science Fiction and Fantasy book club meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 pm. It is moderated by Amber, our receiving manager. We will read both adult and young adult science fiction and fantasy novels, with a focus on award winners, diverse characters and authors, and strong female and male protagonists. Any and all readers are welcome (over age 15 please).
January 30: Library of the Unwritten by AJ Hackwith
February 27: All Systems Red by Martha Wells
March 26: Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
April 23: Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal
In the first book in a brilliant new fantasy series, books that aren't finished by their authors reside in the Library of the Unwritten in Hell, and it is up to the Librarian to track down any restless characters who emerge from those unfinished stories.
Now available in hardcover, All Systems Red is the first entry in Martha Wells' New York Times and USA Today bestselling science fiction series, The Murderbot Diaries.
Winner: 2018 Hugo Award
Winner: 2018 Nebula Award
Winner: 2018 Alex Award
Winner: 2018 Locus Award
Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch of the Waste, Sophie finds herself under a horrid spell that transforms her into an old lady. Her only chance at breaking it lies in the ever-moving castle in the hills: the Wizard Howl's castle.
Mary Robinette Kowal's science fiction debut, 2019 Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Award for best novel, The Calculating Stars, explores the premise behind her award-winning "Lady Astronaut of Mars."
Winner 2018 Nebula Award for Best Novel
Winner 2019 Locus Award for Best Novel
Winner 2019 Hugo Award for Best Novel