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.

 

 

 


Nevernight: Book One of the Nevernight Chronicle Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250132130
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Published: Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin - June 20th, 2017

Monday, February 19th, 7:00pm
 

In a land where three suns almost never set, a fledgling killer joins a school of assassins, seeking vengeance against the powers who destroyed her family.


The Left Hand of Darkness Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780441478125
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Published: Ace Books - March 15th, 1987

Monday, March 19th, 7:00pm

A lone human ambassador is sent to Winter, an alien world without sexual prejudice, where the inhabitants can change their gender whenever they choose. His goal is to facilitate Winter's inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But to do so he must bridge the gulf between his own views and those of the strange, intriguing culture he encounters...


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The Sparrow Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780449912553
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 8th, 1997

Monday, April 16th, 7:00pm

The Sparrow tells the story of a charismatic Jesuit priest and linguist, Emilio Sandoz, who leads a scientific mission entrusted with a profound task: to make first contact with intelligent extraterrestrial life. The mission begins in faith, hope, and beauty, but a series of small misunderstandings brings it to a catastrophic end.


Kindred Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807083697
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Published: Beacon Press - February 1st, 2004

Monday, May 21st, 7:00pm

Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him.


1Q84 Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307476463
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Published: Vintage - January 22nd, 2013

Monday, June 18th, 7:00pm

The year is 1984 and the city is Tokyo. A young woman named Aomame follows a taxi driver's enigmatic suggestion and begins to notice puzzling discrepancies in the world around her. She has entered, she realizes, a parallel existence, which she calls 1Q84 --"Q is for 'question mark.'


Saga Volume 1 Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781607066019
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Published: Image Comics - October 23rd, 2012

Monday, July 16th, 7:00pm

When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe.