Games Wizards Play by Diane Duane
 

Games Wizards Play

Review

 
The Witchwood Crown by Tad Williams
 

The Witchwood Crown

Review

 
VOYAGER TAKEOVER: ANNOUNCING The City Of Brass
 

City Of Brass

Voyager Takeover

 

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Sci-Fi Book Club – November 2013: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Sci-Fi Book Club – November 2013: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie 

In November, we’ll be reading Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie. I’ve heard a number of positive reviews for this recently and hope to see a many of you join us! If you are debating, keep in mind this is looking to be our final Science Fiction Book Club read, so please consider showing your support […]

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Fantasy Book Club – November 2013: The Dirty Streets of Heaven by Tad Williams

Fantasy Book Club – November 2013: The Dirty Streets of Heaven by Tad Williams 

Our theme for November was Urban/Contemporary Fantasy and our members voted to read The Dirty Streets of Heaven by Tad Williams. Hope you can join in our discussions! Bobby Dollar is an angel—a real one. He knows a lot about sin, and not just in his professional capacity as an advocate for souls caught between […]

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Fantasy Book Club – October 2013: The Steel Remains by Richard Morgan

Fantasy Book Club – October 2013: The Steel Remains by Richard Morgan 

Our theme for October was Dark Fantasy and our members voted to read The Steel Remains by Richard Morgan. I’ve heard good things about this one and am looking forward to lively discussions on it. A dark lord will rise. Such is the prophecy that dogs Ringil Eskiath—Gil, for short—a washed-up mercenary and onetime war […]

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Sci-Fi Book Club – October 2013: Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

Sci-Fi Book Club – October 2013: Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson 

In October, our Science Fiction Book Club will finally be reading Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson. This book has been nominated and come in a close second a number of times, hopefully now that it has won, we’ll get some good participation for it. In reality, Hiro Protagonist delivers pizza for Uncle Enzo’s CosoNostra Pizza […]

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Sci-Fi/Horror Book Club – September 2013: I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

Sci-Fi/Horror Book Club – September 2013: I Am Legend by Richard Matheson 

Our Sci-Fi Book Club honors the memory Richard Matheson, a true legend of the genre, with our September book Club read. Matheson received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement as well as the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Horror Writers Association and has been inducted to The Science Fiction Hall of […]

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Fantasy Book Club – September 2013: The Folding Knife by K. J. Parker

Fantasy Book Club – September 2013: The Folding Knife by K. J. Parker 

In September, we will be reading The Folding Knife by K. J. Parker. In case you missed it last week, Jared Shurin wrote up a wonderful and persuasive plea on why you should read along with us. I won’t be able to do better than that, so if you did not read it before, please […]

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Sci-fi/Horror Book Club – August 2013: The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu

Sci-fi/Horror Book Club – August 2013: The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu 

Our Sci-Fi/Horror Book Club returns to Science Fiction this month with a read of The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu. I read this book earlier this year and found it to be a novel fun read. I’ll also admit, it is extremely rare for a book to actually make me laugh out loud, and […]

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Fantasy Book Club – August 2013: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente

Fantasy Book Club – August 2013: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente 

In August we will be reading The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente. “Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother went to work. One day, September is met at her kitchen window […]

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Science Fiction/Horror Book Club – July 2013: Horns by Joe Hill

Science Fiction/Horror Book Club – July 2013: Horns by Joe Hill 

Well, it’s our first official Horror selection for book club! In July we will be reading Horns by Joe Hill. I read this one early this year and it was a dark, disturbing, intense and awesome read. Absolutely loved it and am really looking forward to revisiting it with everyone of my fellow Fantasy-Faction book […]

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Fantasy Book Club – July 2013: A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin

Fantasy Book Club – July 2013: A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin 

In July our Fantasy School story themed read will be A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin. I have heard this one recommended often in the forums, so it will great to finally read it. Literary Awards: Lewis Carroll Shelf Award (1979), Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction (1969) “Ged, the greatest sorcerer in […]

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Sci-Fi Book Club – June 2013: Feersum Endjinn by Iain M. Banks

Sci-Fi Book Club – June 2013: Feersum Endjinn by Iain M. Banks 

In June, our Science Fiction book club will be reading Feersum Endjinn by Iain M. Banks, which won the British Science Fiction Association Award for Novel (1995). In a world where one can live multiple lives, Count Alandre Sessine VIII has survived seven times and is down to his last, leaving him one final shot […]

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Fantasy Book Club – June 2013: Foundling by D. M. Cornish

Fantasy Book Club – June 2013: Foundling by D. M. Cornish 

In June, we will be reading Foundling (Monster Blood Tattoo #1) by D.M. Cornish. Foundling won the Aurealis Award for Young Adult Novel (2006). Meet Rossamünd a foundling, a boy with a girl’s name who is about to begin a dangerous life in the service of the Emperor of the Half-Continent. What starts as a […]

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