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“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King

2019 Books

We post the books we will be reading in bulk order so those that do not read as fast as our core readers can join in with us when we discuss the book.

Espionage
1/2 – Summerland by Hannu Rajaniemi – 304
1/9 – Magicians Impossible by Brad Abraham – 392
1/16 – Call for the Dead by John le Carré -191
1/30 – Declare by Tim Powers – 624

Set In Asia
2/6 – Infomocracy by Malka Older – 382
2/13 – An Excess Male by Maggie Shen King – 417
2/20 – Soundless by Richelle Mead – 288
3/6 – The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, by Haruki Murakami – 623

Time Travel
3/13 – A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliott – 288
3/20 – The Door into Summer by Robert A. Heinlein – 308
3/27 – Kindred, by Octavia Butler – 306
4/10 – The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. by Neal Stephenson – 769

Steampunk
4/17 – The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers – 389
4/24 – Timekeeper by Tara Sim – 448
5/1 – The Black God’s Drums by P. Djèlí Clark – 112
5/15 – The Aeronaut’s Windlass, by Jim Butcher – 643

Set in USA
5/30 – American Gods by Neil Gaiman – 672
6/5 – Severance: A Novel by Ling Ma – 290
6/12 – The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal – 432
6/19 – Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison – 372

Free Pick / Top 100
6/26 – The Atrocity Archives by Charles Stross – 360
7/3 – Legend by Marie Lu – 318
7/10 – The Magicians’ Guild by Trudi Canavan – 384
7/24 – Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor – 420

Summer Funnies
8/1 – The Sheriff of Yrnameer by Michael Rubens – 289 pages
8/8 – Carry On by Rainbow Rowell – 529 pages
8/15 – Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore – 468
8/29 – It Devours! by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor – 371 pages

Children’s/Classics
9/5 – The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau – 270 pages
9/12 – The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry – 176 pages
9/18 – Redwall by Brian Jacques – 351 pages
10/2 – The Thickety: A Path Begins by J. A. White – 501

Dark Fantasy
10/9 – The Black Company by Glen Cook – 323 pages
10/16 – The Devourers: A Novel by Indra Das – 300 pages
10/23 – Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant – 448 pages
10/30 – Storm Front: The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher – 332

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