New Books: July 2022-December 2022

Thanks to everyone who nominated and voted for our next 6 months of books to read and discuss together!  Without further ado, the schedule is: July 6: The City We Became, by N.K. JemisinAugust 3:  She Who Became The Sun, by Shelly Parker-Chan (special 7:30 PM start time)Sept. 7: Hench, by Natalie Zina WalschotsOct. 5: Daughter of the Moon […]

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Reading the Hugo Nominees

Evanston Public Library Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group is thrilled to be a part of the lead up to ChiCon 8, the 80th World Science Fiction Convention, which is taking place in Chicago from Sept. 1-5! As part of the preparations for this event, local science fiction and fantasy book groups are coordinating to […]

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Indigenous Science Fiction & Fantasy

In honor of Indigenous People’s Day, I have put together this list of indigenous science fiction & fantasy authors and some of their works. Cherie Dimaline (Métis) – author of the recent book “Empire of Wild,” a genre-bending novel whose modern Indigenous characters confront environmental degradation, discrimination and the threat of cultural erasure, all while […]

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More Plague Reads

Hi everyone! As we continue with our virtual meetings through at least the end of the year, here’s what you need to know about our upcoming discussions. All of the following books are available via Hoopla. The links in the descriptions below will take you directly to the books on Hoopla for Evanston Public Library […]

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Shiny New Books!

The group has been hard at work, selecting our books for November 2019 through August 2020!  Here they are: November 6, 2019:  Finder, by Suzanne Palmer December 4, 2019:  The Tiger’s Daughter, by K. Arsenault Rivera January 8, 2020:  Our annual “New Year, New Books” meeting at The Celtic Knot! February 5, 2020:  The Sorcerer […]

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