Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club
One of our newest book clubs meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 pm. The Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club is moderated by our own Amber, 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).
June 27 - This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada
July 25: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
August 22: All Those Explosions Were Someone Else's Fault by James Alan Gardner
September 26: The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu
October 24: The Bear & the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
“Redefines ‘unputdownable.’” —Amie Kaufman, New York Times bestselling author of Iluminae
“I was thrilled.
This highly acclaimed post-apocalyptic novel of hope and terror from award-winning author Octavia E. Butler "pairs well with 1984 or The Handmaid's Tale" (John Green, New York Times)--now with a new foreword by N. K. Jemisin.
Monsters are real.
But so are heroes.
Sparks are champions of weird science. Boasting capes and costumes and amazing super-powers that only make sense if you don’t think about them too hard, they fight an eternal battle for truth and justice . . . mostly.
"Wildly imaginative, really interesting." —President Barack Obama on The Three-Body Problem trilogy
The Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience the Hugo Award-winning phenomenon from China's most beloved science fiction author, Liu Cixin.
Katherine Arden’s bestselling debut novel spins an irresistible spell as it announces the arrival of a singular talent with a gorgeous voice.
“A beautiful deep-winter story, full of magic and monsters and the sharp edges of growing up.”—Naomi Novik, bestselling author of Uprooted