• Book Club: Light from Uncommon Stars
    ** Beware of spoilers ** For the month of February, the Book Club selection was Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki. Published by Tor Books in 2021, the story’s themes are contemporary: the co-protagonists are a trans-woman and a lesbian who has an affair with an alien character. Another character represents another marginalized group … Continue reading Book Club: Light from Uncommon Stars
  • Book Club: The Humans
    ** Beware of spoilers ** The 2023 Book Club started with The Humans by Matt Haig. After a lackluster end to 2022, I was eager to get back to traditional sci-fi material. The last two reads were a graphic novel and a Harlan Ellison selection, and I opted out of reading them. January’s read, The … Continue reading Book Club: The Humans
  • 2023 SciFi Book Club List
    New year, new reading list for SciFi Book Club. The Humans by Matt Haig (Jan/Feb)When an extraterrestrial visitor arrives on Earth, his first impressions of the human species are less than positive. Taking the form of Professor Andrew Martin, a leading mathematician at Cambridge University, the visitor wants to complete his task and return home … Continue reading 2023 SciFi Book Club List
  • Book Club: A Memory Called Empire
    A Memory Called Empire is the author’s debut novel and won the 2020 Hugo Award for Best Novel. The author is AnnaLinden Weller, who writes under the name of Arkady Martine. The adage “write what you know” couldn’t be more relevant to her. She’s a historian and city planner by day and obtained a Ph.D. … Continue reading Book Club: A Memory Called Empire
  • Book Club: Year Zero
    June’s Book Club selection was Year Zero by Rob Reid. (Yes, I’m a little behind with my reviews.) After my epic 600-page space adventure, I looked forward to a light and short read. Particularly, a story about the music industry.  The premise of the story was rather quirky. Quite simply, the author is the founder … Continue reading Book Club: Year Zero

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