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.




American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062472106
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Published: William Morrow & Company - August 16th, 2016

Monday, February 20, 7:00pm

 Shadow is released from prison just days after his wife and best friend are killed in an accident. He gets recruited to be bodyguard, driver, and errand boy for the enigmatic trickster Mr. Wednesday. So begins Shadow's dark and strange road trip, one that introduces him to a host of eccentric characters whose fates are mysteriously intertwined with his own.

A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765375070
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Published: Tor Books - February 4th, 2014

Monday, March 20, 7:00pm

The story of a pioneering spirit who risked her reputation, her prospects, and her fragile flesh and bone to satisfy her scientific curiosity; of how she sought true love and happiness despite her eccentricities; and of her thrilling expedition to the perilous mountains of Vystrana.

Uprooted Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804179058
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Published: Del Rey Books - March 1st, 2016

Monday, April 17th, 7:00pm

 Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. But the corrupted Wood stands on the border, full of malevolent power, and its shadow lies over her life. Her people rely on the cold, driven wizard known only as the Dragon to keep its powers at bay. But he demands a terrible price for his help: one young woman handed over to serve him for ten years, a fate almost as terrible as falling to the Wood. 


Hyperion Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553283686
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Published: Spectra Books - February 7th, 1990

Monday, May 15th, 7:00pm

From Dan Simmons, the World Fantasy Award-winning author of Song Of Kali, comes Hyperion, a far future Canterbury Tales set in a world of mystery, legend, romance, and very real danger.