Thank you to everyone who attended our 4th Annual New Year, New Books meeting! As always, we enjoyed the hospitality (and the private room!) at The Celtic Knot, and got a rousing new list of recommendations from our fellow sci-fi/fantasy fans! Below are everyone’s recommendations for your reference, and I’ll also link to them in […]Read more "4th Annual New Year, New Books Recommendations"
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 […]Read more "Shiny New Books!"
The Evanston Public Library Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group is excited to kick off our “Two Months of McGuire” with a discussion of Into the Drowning Deep, written under Seanan McGuire’s pen name for horror fiction, Mira Grant. Seanan McGuire will be appearing at our discussion of this book (September 4, 7 PM, at […]Read more "Two Months of McGuire"
Time to celebrate a new season of great group reads! Our books for April 2019-October 2019 are as follows: April 3, 2019: Spinning Silver, by Naomi Novik May 1, 2019: The Sparrow, by Mary Doria Russell June 5, 2019: Vicious, by V. E. Schwab July 3, 2019: Rendezvous with Rama, by Arthur C. Clarke August […]Read more "Where We’re Going, Where We’ve Been"
Thank you to everyone who attended our 3rd Annual New Year, New Books meeting! We had a great time at The Celtic Knot, and came away with plenty of new books for our always-expanding “to read” piles. I’m including everyone’s recommendations here for your reference, and I’ll also link to them in our Goodreads group and […]Read more "New Year, New Books: 2019"
AKA, the new books have been chosen! Here’s the list for September 2018 – March 2019: Sept 5: Infomocracy by Malka Ann Older Oct. 3: City of Brass, S. A. Chakraborty Nov. 7: Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan Dec 5: The Book Of Swords, edited by Gardner Dozois Jan 9: New Year, New Books […]Read more "Dawn of a New Era"
Thanks to everyone who came out for our 2018 New Year, New Books meeting! We got a lot of great suggestions of favorites from 2017 and beyond to add to our to-read piles. Here’s what our group members think you should read next: Danielle recommends: The City of Brass, by S. A. Chakraborty. This is an […]Read more "2018 Book Recommendations"
Join us to ring in 2018 with our second annual New Year, New Books celebration! This special meeting will be held at 7:30 PM at The Celtic Knot (626 Church St., across from the Main Library), where you can enjoy a meal, a drink, and some new recommendations for your sci-fi/fantasy reading list! Bring […]Read more "It’s time for “New Year, New Books”!"
Once again, the masses have made their voices heard! Out of a cast of thousands of nominees (or at least a dozen), these are the books we will be reading between September 2017 and April 2018: September 13: The Windup Girl by Paolo Baciagalupi October 4: The Black Company by Glen Cook November 1: Do […]Read more "The Votes Are In!"
We just celebrated 2 years of the EPL Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club! To celebrate, here’s a list of everything we’ve read so far. You can find an updating list on our Goodreads bookshelf! April 2015: Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie May 2015: Among Others, by Jo Walton June 2015: The Martian, by Andy […]Read more "What We’ve Read So Far"