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).
August 22: All Those Explosions Were Someone Else's Fault by James Alan Gardner
September 26: The Bear & the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
October 24: The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu
November 21: Isle of Blood and Stone by Makiia Lucier (w/ Forever Young)
December: No meeting
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.
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
"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.
Eighteen years ago, two princes vanished. Now a riddle hidden on a mysterious map could chart a course towards the truth and the missing royals in this historical fantasy that's perfect for fans of Rachel Hartman and Tamora Pierce.
Eighteen years ago two princes of the island kingdom of St.