dawn spoilers (mostly just navel gazing about themes) 

sffbookclub dawn 

Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius 

Wildings (Spoilers) 

here is the poll for November. apologies for the delay on it this month: doodle.com/poll/2333vyh6ei2e24

Welcome to the October Horror Novel edition of . We've selected The Girl with all the Gifts for the October book.

For November, I think we will go back to our normal polling process, so any sci-fi/horror/fantasy/etc novels you're wanting to read are valid nominations. Please send me anything you want to see on the poll. I'm going to post the poll on the 5th, and close it the following Friday the 12th.

Three Body Problem(whole book)/Dark Forest(character list) spoilers 

Annihilation (minor spoilers) 

The polls were a tie between Trail of Lightning and Wildings. I did a quick run off poll with the three who voted for both books and they decided on by Nilanjana Roy as the September book.


Three Body Problem spoilers 

Three Body Problem (whole book) 

Trail of Lightning, Rebecca Roanhorse

While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse, Dinétah (formerly the Navajo reservation) has been reborn. The gods and heroes of legend walk the land, but so do monsters.

Maggie Hoskie is a Dinétah monster hunter, a supernaturally gifted killer. When a small town needs help finding a missing girl, Maggie is their last best hope.


The Wildings, Nilanjana Roy

A thrillingly original story of the adventures of a small band of feral cats in Delhi who communicate by whisker mind-link and face an unprecedented threat to their tribe's survival; for listeners of Life of Pi and Philip Pullman.

In the labyrinthine alleys and ruins of Nizamuddin, an old neighbourhood in Delhi, India, lives a small band of cats.


The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

Follow a motley crew on an exciting journey through space—and one adventurous young explorer who discovers the meaning of family in the far reaches of the universe—in this light-hearted debut space opera from a rising sci-fi star.

Rosemary Harper doesn’t expect much when she joins the crew of the aging Wayfarer.


The Tea Master and the Detective by Aliette de Bodard (novella)

Welcome to the Scattered Pearls Belt, a collection of ring habitats and orbitals ruled by exiled human scholars and powerful families, and held together by living mindships who carry people and freight between the stars. In this fluid society, human and mindship avatars mingle in corridors and in function rooms.


Dawn by Octavia Butler

Lilith lyapo awoke from a centuries-long sleep to find herself aboard the vast spaceship of the Oankali. Creatures covered in writhing tentacles, the Oankali had saved every surviving human from a dying, ruined Earth. They healed the planet, cured cancer, increased strength, and were now ready to help Lilith lead her people back to Earth--but for a price.


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