The Wild Robot by Peter Brown Can a robot survive in the wilderness? When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is all alone on a remote, wild island. She has no idea how she got there or what her purpose is–but she knows she needs to survive. After […]
All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells (160 pages) In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety. But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety isn’t a primary concern. […]
Our next pick is The Aosawa Murders by Riku Onda. Our next book club will be April 2nd at 8:00PM on Zoom.
The Aosawa Murders by Riku Onda (346 pages) At a birthday party on a sweltering day in the 1970s, 17 people consume poisoned sake and soft drinks that were delivered as a gift to the wealthy Aosawa family. Only the blind daughter of the household, Hisako Aosawa, doesn’t partake. Instead, she sits and listens as […]
Our next pick is Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley. Our next book club will be February 26th at 8:00PM on Zoom.
Book club is this Friday, at 8:00pm on Zoom. Here are Garret’s picks: Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 477 pages From the award-winning, bestselling author of We Should All Be Feminists and Half of a Yellow Sun—the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race, belonging, […]
Our next pick is The Hidden Girl by Ken Liu. Our next book club will be January 15th at 8:00PM on Zoom.
Book club is tomorrow at 8:00pm on Zoom. Here are Erik’s picks: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak – Historical Fiction – 552 pages It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will be busier still. By her brother’s graveside, Liesel’s life is changed when she […]
Our pick for this month is Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler. Next book club will be November 20th at 8:00pm on Zoom.
Book club is this Friday on Zoom at 8:00pm. Here are Andrew’s picks: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler When global climate change and economic crises lead to social chaos in the early 2020s, California becomes full of dangers, from pervasive water shortage to masses of vagabonds who will do anything to live to […]