Take part in engaging discussions about contemporary and classic science fiction and fantasy. This month we will be discussing Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien. Ask for a copy at the desk!
Take part in engaging discussions about contemporary and classic science fiction and fantasy. This month we will be discussing Dune by Frank Herbert. Ask for a copy at the desk!
Come and enjoy a lively discussion of the sci-fi classic Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card this month with coffee and cookies. Simply ask a librarian for a copy of each month’s title! Come all summer or just one month.
My Goodreads account has many shelves. There is a myriad of non-fiction titles, memoirs and novels that I have placed on endless lists for both myself and for the library bookclubs I’ve been a part of. One particular book that has been both on my personal shelf and the bookclub shelf is Dark Matter by […]
I stumbled across this excellent collection of sci-fi, fantasy, and speculative fiction a few years ago. The title and the idea of a collection that was purposefully made in terms of writers of color taking on the themes, tropes, and issues of these genres was really interesting to me. What I found equally interesting were […]
When I saw the trailer for the Wrinkle in Time movie, I was immediately hooked to the story. A Wrinkle in Time was my first taste of Madeleine L’Engle’s writing and it was magical to say the least. She has a way of portraying her characters and their situations in such creative ways that it reads […]
Most people have heard about the most famous series by CS Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia, but I want to talk about his science fiction. Lewis wrote a series of books known as The Space Trilogy. These books are Lewis showing his skills as writer of powerful, meaningful fiction. They show his philosophical prowess and […]
Many of my friends are science fiction geeks, so when our discussions inevitably drift towards the genre—one I’ve never actually read—my inferiority complex rears its head. Luckily, said friends are more than eager to suggest some introductory titles: The Dispossessed by Ursula Le Guin DB 8140 A brilliant but naive physicist attempts to open interplanetary […]