VB Reads...Speculative Fiction

If fantasy or science fiction is your genre then this group is for you! We read everything from classics like Philip K. Dick and Ursula K. Le Guin to recently published such as Neil Gaiman and Neal Stephenson. This group meets the third Monday of every month at 7pm in the Writers' Corner on the mezzanine level of Village Books. Authors DO NOT attend.




The Man in the High Castle Cover Image
ISBN: 9780547572482
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Published: Mariner Books - January 24th, 2012

Monday, June 19th , 7:00pm

In this book an alternate history is presented. The United States lost World War II and was subsequently divided between the Germans in the east and the Japanese in the west. The characters gradually realize their connections to each other just as they realize that something is not quite right about their world. And it seems as though the answers might lie with Hawthorne Abendsen, a mysterious and reclusive author whose bestselling novel describes a world in which the US won the War...

Finn Fancy Necromancy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765385659
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Published: Tor Books - January 5th, 2016

Monday, July 17th, 7:00pm

Finn Gramaraye was framed for the crime of dark necromancy at the age of 15, and exiled to the Other Realm for twenty five years. But now that he's free, someone--probably the same someone--is trying to get him sent back. Finn has only a few days to discover who is so desperate to keep him out of the mortal world, and find evidence to prove it to the Arcane Enforcers.

The Gunslinger Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501161803
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Published: Pocket Books - October 25th, 2016

Monday, August 21st, 7:00pm

Roland, the world's last gunslinger, tracks an enigmatic Man in Black toward a forbidding dark tower, fighting forces both mortal and other-worldly on his quest.