Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club

Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club - THE BEES by Laline Paull (July 2019)

Event date: 

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:30am

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

Come join our always compelling monthly science fiction book club discussion as we delve into THE BEES by Laline Paull.

The Handmaid’s Tale meets The Hunger Games in this story where only the queen may breed and deformity means death .Flora 717 is a sanitation worker, a member of the lowestcaste in her hive where work and sacrifice are the highest virtues and worship of the Queen the only religion. But Flora is not like other bees. With the hive’s survival threatened, her curiosity is regarded as a dangerous flaw but her courage and strength an asset.

 

Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club - Empire Star by Samuel R. Delany (June 2019)

Event date: 

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 10:30am

Event address: 

Octavia Books LLC - 513 Ocravia Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

Come join our always compelling monthly science fiction book club discussion as we delve into Empire Star by Samuel R. Delany.

Samuel Delany is one of the most acclaimed writers of speculative fiction. Empire Star, is a short companion novel to Babel-17 (both novels are included in this special edition). Empire Star is the tale of Comet Jo, a simple-minded teen thrust into a complex galaxy when he’s entrusted to carry a vital message to a distant world. Spellbinding and smart, these novels are testimony to Delany’s singular talent.

 

Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club - May 2018

Event date: 

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 10:30am

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

The Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club discusses Melanie Nowak's FATAL INFATUATION. Join the discussion over coffee, and as a New Orleans Independent Bookstore Day special, Rebecca Smith's unparallelled in the universe brownies and almond cardamom poundcake.

Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club - SLEEPING GIANTS (September 2017)

Event date: 

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:30am

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

This month the Science Fiction Book Club will discuss SLEEPING GIANTS. Members receive 10% off book club selections. The SFBC meets the second Saturday of every month at 10:30A.M. Coffee, conversation, and sometimes baked goods for all.

Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club - THE OBELISK GATE (MAY 2017)

Event date: 

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:30am

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

The Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club will be discussing The Obelisk Gate, the sequel to N. K, Jemisin's The Fifth Season. You are always invited - but we especially hope you will read the book and join the discussion as part of our New Orleans Independent Bookstore Day celebration. There will be coffee along with something extraordinary that Rebecca Anne Smith will bake up for the occasion.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club