Sci Fic Book Talk VIA Zoom – Friday by Robert Heinlein

“Friday is a secret courier. She is employed by a man known to her only as ‘Boss’. Operating from and over a near-future Earth, in which North America has become Balkanized into dozens of independent states, where culture has become bizarrely vulgarized and chaos is the happy norm, she finds herself on shuttlecock assignment atContinue reading “Sci Fic Book Talk VIA Zoom – Friday by Robert Heinlein”

Sci Fic Book Discussion, “Coming Home” Jack McDevitt

Garnett Baylee devoted his life to trying, and failing, to find artifacts of the early space age. In the wake of his death, one was discovered in his home, raising tantalizing questions: Had he succeeded after all? Why had he kept it a secret? And where is the rest of the Apollo cache? Antiquities dealerContinue reading “Sci Fic Book Discussion, “Coming Home” Jack McDevitt”

Sci Fic Book Club – “Logan’s Run” by William Nolan

It’s the 23rd Century and at age 21… your life is over! Logan-6 has been trained to kill; born and bred from conception to be the best of the best. But his time is short and before his life ends he’s got one final mission: Find and destroy Sanctuary, a fabled haven for those thatContinue reading “Sci Fic Book Club – “Logan’s Run” by William Nolan”

Sci Fic book discussion “Frontier Earth” by Bruce Boxleitner

Sci Fic book discussion “Frontier Earth” by Bruce Boxleitner After crashing on Earth in separate ships, two lots of spacemen battle each other in 1880s Arizona, even taking part in the historic gunfight at the OK Corral. One lot are the nasty Kra’agh, the other descendants of the 16th century Lost Colony of Roanoke, savedContinue reading “Sci Fic book discussion “Frontier Earth” by Bruce Boxleitner”

Sci Fic book club: Flash Forward by Robert J. Sawyer 11-18-15 @ 6 PM

A science experiment goes wrong, giving everyone a glimpse of the future. One man learns a rival will steal his wife, another that he will win a lottery, a third that he will be murdered and has 20 years to find the killer. A look at the repercussions of knowing the future. Wednesday November 18thContinue reading “Sci Fic book club: Flash Forward by Robert J. Sawyer 11-18-15 @ 6 PM”

Sci Fic Book Club “The Dark Forest,” Cixin Liu

In Dark Forest, Earth is reeling from the revelation of a coming alien invasion-in just four centuries’ time. The aliens’ human collaborators may have been defeated, but the presence of the sophons, the subatomic particles that allow Trisolaris instant access to all human information, means that Earth’s defense plans are totally exposed to the enemy. OnlyContinue reading “Sci Fic Book Club “The Dark Forest,” Cixin Liu”